Apps displayed on a phone | Photo: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg
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New Delhi: The government has banned 47 more Chinese apps, taking the total number of mobile applications banned for being prejudicial to sovereignty, integrity and defence of the country, to 106, according to a source.

The source privy to the development said that the 47 additional Chinese apps that have been banned now were clones and variants of the apps which were blocked earlier.

An order to this effect was issued on Friday, the source said.

The list of additional apps that have been banned was not immediately available, and there is no official word on the matter yet.

Earlier on June 29, the government had banned 59 Chinese apps, saying they were prejudicial to sovereignty, integrity and security of the country.

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  1. Thank you __Our respectable Pm Modi ______ . I want to also try to open school , collages and other study home because you have opened some online tution but which students has no mobile phone and other electric device for study with allert like in one class has only 20 students, and each students and teachers have mask , sanitiver , glves. Thanku.


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