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Anybody can download and play PUBG despite ban; government says it's aware of breaches

Anybody can download and play PUBG despite ban; government says it's aware of breaches
Anybody can download and play PUBG despite ban; government says it's aware of breaches

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Earlier, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) had issued advisories to the effect that none of the banned Chinese apps should be available in any form. It has also banned close to 47 clones that have come up in the weeks following its initial action in June.

NEW DELHI | PUNE: A 32-year-old media professional is back to playing his favourite game, PlayerUnknowns' Battlegrounds or PUBG, on his phone with friends in different parts of India. That's despite PUBG Mobile being banned, along with 117 Chinese-origin apps, in early September. This followed a ban on 59 Chinese apps in June in the wake of border hostilities. All the user had to do was to change the country of origin on his iPhone, after which
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