Sources said that the data gathered by the drones during the flight would also be the exclusive property of the Indian Navy.
The banned applications, which include a few dating apps, were a threat to the 'sovereignty and integrity of India,' an official statement said in New Delhi.
While experts say the virus can survive for a time on cardboard and plastic containers, it remains unclear how serious a risk that poses.
China has piled on military, economic and diplomatic pressure since the election of President Tsai Ing-wen in 2016, in part due to her refusal to acknowledge its stance that the island is its part.
PM Scott Morrison decried mounting Chinese pressure and appealed for smaller nations not to be caught in the crossfire of Sino-US rivalry.
A Biden administration will also have no tolerance for terrorism in South Asia, he said in response to another question.
Japan, a key U.S. ally, sees China as a crucial trading partner and faces the challenge of balancing its relations with both nations.
Chang'e-5 is one of the most complicated and challenging missions in China's aerospace history, as well as the world's first moon-sample mission in more than 40 years.
Observers say that America's latest plan to speed up the withdrawal of more troops from Afghanistan may have troubling consequences for China.
Regulators jolted financial markets on Nov.3 by suspending the market debut of Ant Group, the world's biggest online finance platform.
Many experts and government officials have warned that the chance of the virus spreading will be greater during the cold weather.
Chang'e 5 is China's most ambitious lunar mission yet and marks the first time in four decades that any country has sought to bring rocks and debris from the moon to Earth.
The city of Manzhouli, in Inner Mongolia, will start testing all its residents for COVID-19 on Sunday, a day after the two cases were discovered.
Three G-20 leaders participating in the summit have been infected by the coronavirus this year: Boris Johnson, Jair Bolsonaro and Trump.
However, trade and political experts feel that the sooner New Delhi agrees to join the RCEP, the better it would be for the country.