On 29 June, India banned 59 Chinese apps including TikTok, Helo, UC Browser, UC News, and WeChat, in the backdrop of rising border tension between both the countries.
The Korea Communications Commission in its investigation found that TikTok collected that data of children under the age of 14 without consent from their legal guardians.
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has reportedly given the companies three weeks to respond to the questionnaire.
China, he said, has hacked into Marriott and stolen the personal data of hundreds of millions of people, including their passport numbers.
In the Committee meet, officials from the IT Ministry & Home Ministry explained to the members the reasons behind the centre's decision to ban these apps.
India's Information Technology Ministry has given the companies three weeks to respond to the questionnaire and said unspecified follow-up action would be taken.
Top officials of the ministries of Electronics and Information Technology and Home Affairs briefed the panel on data security, sources said.
According to a Reuters report, the petition with Rajasthan High Court is aimed at preventing any company from procuring an injunction against the central order banning the use of 59 Chinese apps.
The order to ban the apps was passed to safeguard "the interests of Indian mobile and Internet users and ensure safety and sovereignty of Indian Cyber Space", said the filing.
Online retailer, Shein is in controversy again.
Kartik Aaryan has reportedly dropped a multi-crore deal with a Chinese phone brand in the wake of the ongoing tensions along the India-China border.
Over the past couple of days, a new malware scam has been brought to light, that is claiming that TikTok is back in operation as TikTok Pro.
The list also includes dating apps such as Tinder, Couch Surfing as well as news apps like Daily Hunt, added the sources in the Army.
Indian Army has directed its personnel to delete 89 apps from their smartphones.
YouTuber PewDiePie, who has had a long love-hate banter relationship with Indians, dedicated a 'meme review' segment to country's ban on the Chinese apps including TikTok in a recent upload.
The report added that the decision of the government to ban 59 Chinese apps will provide space to the domestic IT sector to develop its own capabilities.
The Instagram Reels 15-second short format videos can be dressed up with a variety of music tracks, filters and editing tools, including the Spark AR effects that you may have used in Stories.
Instagram Reels, mind you, is currently being tested in India. This means not everyone will get the Reels add-on immediately on their Instagram app.
Prasad's comments come days after the Centre blocked 59 Chinese apps on concerns around "sovereignty and security".
According to reports, Instagram Reels is being tested among a small section of users in India, suggesting that it may launch soon.