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Donald Trump executive order escalates war on social media platforms

New York, May 29 (UITV/IANS)- Two days after Twitter inserted fact checks into US president Donald Trump's tweets, Trump hit back against social media platforms with an executive order on "preventing online censorship" and skewering Twitter for "political bias".

Trump's actions seek to blunt Section 230 of the 1996 Communications Decency Act which generally protects internet companies from legal liability for user comments.

Harvard Law School Professor Laurence Tribe called the Trump order a "big nothingburger".

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UK PM Boris Johnson unveils 'limited' easing of lockdown

London, May 29 (UITV/IANS)- UK Prime Minister Boris...

UN chief Antonio Guterres calls for attention to nuclear, cyberspace security

United Nations, May 29 (UITV/IANS)- UN Secretary-General...

UK PM Boris Johnson regards aide's case 'closed' after police ann...

London, May 29 (UITV/IANS)- UK Prime Minister Boris...

Recep Tayyip Erdogan to partially lift COVID-19 restrictions on June 1

Ankara, May 29 (UITV/IANS)- Turkish President Recep...

Jair Bolsonaro signs financial aid bill for states, cities

Brasilia, May 29 (UITV/IANS)- Brazilian President Jair...

Australian court allows release of Queen Elizabeth II's letters

Canberra, May 29 (UITV/IANS)- An Australian court on...

Lockdown extension likely for two more weeks, Shah meets PM Narendra Modi on issue

New Delhi, May 29 (UITV/IANS)- The nationwide lockdown - the fourth phase of which ends on May 31 - is likely to be extended beyond this date with more relaxations as most Indian states are in favour of continuing it for two more weeks, sources said on Friday.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah conveyed the views of states on the issue to Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence at 7, Lok Kalyan Marg, in Delhi earlier in the day.

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Delhi hospitals to increase Covid beds in coming days says Satyendar Jain

New Delhi, May 29 (UITV/IANS)- To deal with the rising cas...

Land acquisition to be made easier in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow, May 29 (UITV/IANS)- Continuing his efforts to pro...

Most Covid patients with mild symptoms can stay home: CM Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi, May 29 (UITV/IANS)- Delhi Chief Minister Arvind...

UP speaker allows Samajwadi Party to withdraw plea against Shivpal

Lucknow, May 29 (UITV/IANS)- The Speaker of the Uttar Prad...

Samajwadi Party MP Mohd Azam Khan removed as head of Jauhar property

Lucknow, May 29 (UITV/IANS)- In a major jolt to beleaguere...

Lok Sabha Speaker nominates 15 Lok Sabha MPs for Delimitation Commission

New Delhi, May 29 (UITV/IANS)- Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla...

North Koreans charged with money laundering to support nuclear program

Seoul/Washington, May 29 (UITV/IANS)- The US Justice Department has indicted more than 30 North Korean and Chinese individuals on charges of laundering at least $2.5 billion to help fund Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program, according to an indictment.

The defendants -- 28 North Koreans and five Chinese nationals -- are accused of using a web of more than 200 shell companies to launder the funds through the international banking system, the Seoul-based Yonhap News Agency reported on Friday citing the New York Times as saying.

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Ex-Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad sacked from own party

Kuala Lumpur, May 29 (UITV/IANS)- Former Malaysian Prime Minister...

Sri Lankan to impose nationwide curfew on selected days

Colombo, May 29 (UITV/IANS)- Sri Lankan authorities said the...

7 Afghan policemen killed in Taliban attack

Kabul, May 28 (UITV/IANS)- At least seven policemen were killed and...

China's latest U-turn, says Covid-19 virus had 'multiple...

Beijing, May 28 (UITV/IANS)- In what seems to be an absolutely new...

PLO affirms abolition of all agreements with Israel and US

Ramallah, May 28 (UITV/IANS)- The Palestine Liberation Organization...

Protesters take to streets against Chinese anthem law in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, May 27 (UITV/IANS)- Hundreds of protesters on Wednesday...

MEA: Indians with global citizenship help stranded indians substantially

NEW DELHI, May 28 (UITV): The Indian diaspora in several countries has entered to help the thousands of Indians who were stranded ensuing the lockdown, Sanjay Bhattacharyya, secretary, overseas Indianaffairs and consular passports visas, ministry of external affairs, said addressing several people of Indian origin around the world, on Wednesday.
“People of Indian origin overseas are an energetic and powerful community and it is appreciated that they came forward to help their Indian brothers and sisters with food, shelter, counselling and in several other ways,” he said at a webinar dialogue on economic engagement between India and its diaspora arranged by the PIO Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

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British youth stuck in Bhopal jail for lockdown breach

Bhopal, May 26 (UITV/IANS) A British youth is struggling to...

New SOP to bring Indians stranded abroad focuses on needy first

New Delhi, May 25 (UITV/IANS)- Six days after the beginning...

300 Goan seafarers to be brought back from Italy

Panaji, May 20 (UITV/IANS) Around 300 Goan seafarers...

240 Indian Nationals flown from Kuwait to Indore

Indore, May 14 (UITV/IANS) Two special Kuwait Airways...

Air India flight with over 230 Indian nationals from Manila lands in Delhi

New Delhi, May 13 (UITV/IANS) Over 230 Indians were...

Air India flight with 331 nationals from UK lands in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, May 12 (UITV/IANS) An Air India flight with 331...

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Sonu Sood airlifts 177 Odia girls from Kerala

Kochi, May 29 (UITV/IANS)-  After sending numerous migrant workers to their hometowns across the nation, actor Sonu Sood has now airlifted over 170 girls stuck in Kerala amid the coronavirus lockdown.

Rajya Sabha MP Amar Patnaik on Friday tweeted about Sonu's initiative of airlifting the Odia girls.

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Akshay Kumar's Laxmmi Bomb heading for OTT release, upset fans

Mumbai, May 29 (UITV): Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar and...

Arjun Kapoor joins Dua Lipa, Jason Derulo to raise COVID-19 funds

Mumbai, May 29 (UITV/IANS)- Actor Arjun Kapoor will be part of...

Hollywood superstar Will Smith reveals his 'terrifying' moment

 Los Angeles, May 29 (UITV/IANS)- Hollywood superstar Will...

Adah Sharma on pandemic: Hope we come out of this as kinder people

New Delhi, May 29 (UITV/IANS)-  Actress Adah Sharma has no...

Actress Nushrat Bharucha stars in Hindi remake of Marathi horror film 'Lapa...

New Delhi, May 29 (UITV/IANS)-  Actress Nushrat Bharucha will...

Maharashtra Governor, Punjab CM laud Sonu Sood

Mumbai, May 29 (UITV/IANS)-  Governor of Maharashtra Bhagat...

South Korea moves to limit classroom crowding

Seoul, May 29 (UITV/IANS) South Korea's government tightened up school quarantine and distancing rules on Friday as the novel coronavirus transmission in the greater Seoul area shows no signs of slowing.

In a precautionary move to stem community transmission, the Education Mnistry said it plans to limit the number of students at schools in the capital area, reports Yonhap News Agency.

Elementary and middle schools will be required to cap the number of students at one-third of the total student body and high schools at two-thirds, Vice Education Minister Park Baeg-beom said in a press briefing.

Park said the government was not...

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Cheating in exams like pandemic, can ruin society: Delhi HC

New Delhi, May 27 (UITV/IANS) The Delhi High Court, while...

Telangana Class 10 exams to be held from June 8

Hyderabad, May 23 (UITV/IANS) With the Telangana High Court...

Rajasthan school students to study via TV from June 1

Jaipur, May 22 (UITV/IANS) The government school students in...

Centres in Maharashtra, Karnataka too for Goa Board exams: Pramod Sawant

Panaji, May 19 (UITV/IANS) Class X and XII students who study...

CBSE releases datesheet for pending class 10 and 12 exams

New Delhi, May 18 (UITV/IANS) The Central Board of Secondary...

CBSE defers board exam datesheet release until Monday

New Delhi, May 16 (UITV/IANS) The Central Board of Secondary...

Facebook to verify users whose posts go viral rapidly

San Francisco, May 29 (UITV/IANS) Facebook said on Thursday that it will now verify the identity of people who have a pattern of inauthentic behaviour on its platform and whose posts start to go viral rapidly.

In 2018, Facebook had first started to verify the identity of people managing Pages with large audiences.

"Now we're extending ID verification to some profiles with large audiences in the US," the social networking giant said in a statement.

If someone chooses not to verify their identity or the ID provided does not match the linked Facebook account, the distribution of their viral posts will remain reduced so that fewer...

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Twitter has started rolling out the ability to schedule twee...

San Francisco, May 29 (UITV/IANS) Twitter has started rolling...

Facebook takes on TikTok again with music making app Collab

San Francisco, May 28 (UITV/IANS) Taking on Chinese short-...

'India's data centre market to grow in 2020 amid r...

New Delhi, May 28 (UITV/IANS) On the back of various policy...

Apple has fixes bug that stopped some iOS apps from opening

San Francisco, May 27 (UITV/IANS) Apple has fixed a bug in its...

Facebook renames digital wallet for Libra crypto as Novi

San Francisco, May 27 (UITV/IANS) Facebook on Tuesday said...

This startup aims to make massive supercomputers affordable...

Toronto, May 26 (UITV/IANS) Think about accessing a...