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While apps from the list including TikTok and Helo are missing, certain apps from the list including UC Browser are still visible on the Play Store.
Popular short-video making application TikTok was recently taken down from the Google Play Store. The move comes a day after the Indian Ministry of Electronics and IT announced an official ban on a list of 59 apps based in China, including popular applications like TikTok, UC Browser, WeChat, and more. Also Read – Government of India bans 59 Chinese apps including TikTok, UC Browser, WeChat. Also, Read – Tiktok’s desi alternative ‘Chingari’ gets over 2.5 million downloads “Further if we are requested to in the future we would not do so. We place the highest importance on user privacy and integrity,” added the note. The app is now no more visible on the shelves of the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store. While other apps from the list including Helo are also missing, certain apps from the list including UC Browser are still visible on the Play Store. Also Read – 52 Chinese apps red-flagged by Indian Intel agencies; TikTok, ShareIt, UC Browser, Clean Master in list