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21-Year-Old Student From Delhi University Arrested Over Bulli Bai App Row

Jan 05, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The 21 year old is a son of an Army officer and an undergraduate student of Zakir Hussain College

Yearender 2021: Top 10 Apps Of The Year That Helped Us Pull Through The Pandemic

Dec 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

With the blessing of technology, surviving the difficult times was in a way possible and thanks to several new and old apps that made online communication and services smooth.


RBI ‘Illegal Loan Apps’ Ban: What’s The Way Out For Customers?

With RBI declaring 600 digital loan apps illegal recently, customers will get access to better data security and genuine loan apps. More than 200 apps have already been removed from the Google Play store.

Looking For A Loan? Here's How To Find A Trusted Lending App

Nov 22, 2021 Meghna Maiti

A plethora of lending apps have flooded the market. Most of these apps, used to cheat innocent people, are available on several app stores for Android users in the country. Check the credentials of the app before borrowing from them. Here’s a guide.


NDMC Launches 'Cleancity' App To Improve Sanitation

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

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26 July, 2021

China Launches Campaign To Clean Up Apps To Protect User Rights

Associated Press (AP)

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


02 July, 2021

Pakistan Court Lifts Ban On TikTok

Outlook Web Bureau

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


30 December, 2020

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

Arshi Khanam

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


25 November, 2020

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

Outlook Web Bureau

'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.


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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.


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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.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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