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Centre blocks 232 Chinese apps over gambling, money laundering charges


New Delhi: The government has blocked 138 betting apps and 94 loan lending apps with Chinese links, PTI reported, quoting an official source. Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) has issued orders to block these apps following instructions from Ministry of Home Affairs. ‘The order to block 138 apps that were involved in betting, gambling and money laundering were issued last evening’, they said.

‘Separately, an order to block 94 apps engaged in unauthorised loan service has also been issued. These apps were being operated from offshore entities, including Chinese. They were posing a threat to the economic stability of the country’, the official, who did not wish to be named added. The official did not disclose the name of the apps that have been blocked.


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