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Major News and Events of 16 July 2020

What Happened on 16 July 2020


16 July 2020 Current Events Chinese Apps: UC Browser and UC News Owned by Alibaba Shuts Operations in India

After the Indian government declared a ban on 59 Chinese apps, Alibaba, one of China's largest e-commerce giants, has closed the operations of UC Browser and UC News in India. The employees have been given a heads up on the decision, and the offices in Gurugram and Mumbai are closed. The employees have been told about the compensation that would be given for the closure of the business. UC Browser is considered to be the second most used application in India after Google. Owned by Jack Ma, Alibaba is also one of the world's largest e-commerce companies. Not only UC Browser, but Indian government went ahead and banned 59 Chinese apps including WeChat, ShareIt, TikTok to name a few as these apps are quoted by the Indian government as "prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, the security of the state and public order".




Chinese Apps: UC Browser and UC News Owned by Alibaba Shuts Operations in India

After the Indian government declared a ban on 59 Chinese apps, Alibaba, one of China's largest e-commerce giants, has closed the operations of UC Browser and UC News in India. The employees have been given a heads up on the decision, and the offices in Gurugram and Mumbai are closed. The employees have been told about the compensation that would be given for the closure of the business. UC Browser is considered to be the second most used application in India after Google. Owned by Jack Ma, Alibaba is also one of the world's largest e-commerce companies. Not only UC Browser, but Indian government went ahead and banned 59 Chinese apps including WeChat, ShareIt, TikTok to name a few as these apps are quoted by the Indian government as "prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, the security of the state and public order".






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