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India bans Tencent's PUBG Mobile game in latest app crackdown

Nearly 120 mostly Chinese software titles shut out amid Himalayan border tensions

NEW DELHI -- India on Wednesday banned 118 mostly Chinese apps, including Tencent's popular game PUBG Mobile, saying they were "prejudicial" to its sovereignty, integrity and defense. 

The ban came as fresh tensions flared between the two nuclear-armed countries along their disputed Himalayan border, with each side accusing the other of "provocative" actions over the past week.

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