The app named Harbor prompts the user to answer several questions about their friend's substance use behaviour and provides feedback on the potential seriousness.
The search that began from an app company, registered at the Okhla Industrial area in Delhi, led to a large online money-lending firm based out of Shanghai in China.
Subitha started receiving threats over phone when she failed to repay the amount. Fearing harassment, she even abandoned the SIM card that she had been using for many years.
Debt-recovery harassment is prohibited under RBI rules which say collection agents cannot harass borrowers.
The effect can be very well witnessed across dating platforms as they experienced a vast surge in new user signups from all over the country.
According to the company, the platform has gained almost three lakh subscribers in the last four months of which 2.5 lakh users were added in the past two months.
The ministry banned these apps based on reports received from the Indian Cyber Crime Co-ordination Centre, Ministry of Home Affairs.
The main attraction of this app is the detailed information on 114 species of snakes found in Kerala along with high-quality pictures of snakes.
Predictably, youngsters prefer online food apps but homemakers find it convenient to phone the nearby grocery store and ask it to deliver the grocery and eatables at the doorstep.
The list of the concerned mobile applications will be published soon. According to sources, the latest apps to be banned were found to be cloning the previously banned apps.