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NDMC Launches 'Cleancity' App To Improve Sanitation

Aug 14, 2021 PTI

Citizens can download the 'Cleancity' mobile app through Google Playstore and Apple Store in a few days, as per New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC).

China Launches Campaign To Clean Up Apps To Protect User Rights

Jul 26, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The order is part of a wider effort to crack down on tech industries and police use of personal information


Pakistan Court Lifts Ban On TikTok

The court had earlier banned the popular Chinese short video-sharing platform for spreading immorality in the country.

Top 5 Apps That Saw Us Through The Doom And Gloom Of 2020

Dec 30, 2020 Arshi Khanam

Here are 5 top-notch apps which moved out from our phone’s storage in a snap!


China Says It Firmly Opposes India's Move To Block More Of Its Apps

'We firmly oppose the Indian side’s repeated use of “national security” as an excuse to prohibit some Mobile APPs with a Chinese background,' the spokesperson said

12 November, 2020

Delhi Launches E-Vehicle Service App For Covid-19 Patients

PTI

App to help with health check-ups, ambulance requirements, hospital admissions


30 June, 2020

TikTok Has Been Spying In India And Sending Data To China: Chingari Co-founder Sumit Ghosh

Satish Padmanabhan

Soon after Chinese video app TikTok was banned in India, a similar homegrown app Chingari saw a sudden rush of users, with 1 lakh downloads in just one hour. Outlook speaks to the co-founder of Chingari, Sumit Ghosh, about his plans.


18 July, 2019

FaceApp Now Has The Access To More Than 150 Million People's Faces And Names

Outlook Web Bureau

AI-based FaceApp takes internet by storm, but will the data collected be stored securely?


24 April, 2019

Ban On TikTok App Lifted By Madras High Court, But With Conditions. Read Here

Outlook Web Bureau

The ban on mobile application TikTok was lifted by the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court on Wednesday, subject to certain conditions.


23 April, 2019

7 Out Of 10 Women Cheat On Spouses In India, Claims Survey

Outlook Web Bureau

Nearly 77 per cent of Indian women who chose to cheat on their husbands reasoned that their marriage had become monotonous and finding a partner outside marriage allowed them to add excitement to their lives.


17 April, 2019

TikTok Ban In India: Govt Asks Google, Apple To Remove App From Play Store And App Store Respectively

Outlook Web Bureau

TikTok App Ban in India: The app continued to be available on both Apple and Google platforms on Tuesday after the Tamil Nadu state court upheld the ban and it wasn't immediately clear if and when the two tech giants would implement the court order.


04 April, 2019

'It's Encouraging Pornography': Madras High Court Asks Govt To Ban Video App TikTok

Outlook Web Bureau

The popularity of China-based video social networking app TikTok has risen quickly to become a craze among teenagers, especially in India, but not without its share of controversies.


12 February, 2019

Dating Apps Giving Sexual Predators, Paedophiles Easy Access To Children: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

Dating apps Tinder and Grindr were being questioned over their age verification requirements after several child abuse cases came to light.


07 December, 2018

Police Links 17-Year-Old Girl's Suicide In Maharashtra To Online Game

Outlook Web Bureau

Preliminary investigations have suggested the teenager was depressed and the phrase "cut here to exit" was written with ink on her wrist, an official said.


21 September, 2018

Google Still Permits Third-party Apps To Read Your Gmail

Outlook Web Bureau

The search giant Google, defends its policy to allow third-party apps to access and share data from gmail accounts, once again.


15 August, 2018

Patanjali's Kimbho Chat App Is Back After Being Taken Down More Than Two Months Ago

Outlook Web Bureau

The Haridwar-based firm has now put Kimbho's trail version on Google Play Store for downloads and plans to launch the app officially on August 27.



17 April, 2018

Over 3000 Apps On Google Play Illegally Tracking Children, Study Finds

Outlook Web Bureau

According to the reports, these apps are collecting the location data of children without the permission of parents


Photo Gallery

A security personnel cuts the sleeve of a candidate's cloth for security purposes during the Rajasthan Eligibility Examination for Teachers (REET), in Ajmer.

PTI Photo

Indian Air Force aircrafts perform during an air show in Srinagar.

AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan

Union Information & Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur inspects the Zojila Tunnel in Ladakh.

PTI Photo

Karnataka Pradesh Youth Congress workers take part in a cycle rally to protest against the hike in fuel and LPG prices, in Bengaluru.

PTI Photo

Indian Air Force aircrafts perform during an air show in Srinagar.

AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan
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