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Facebook, Instagram ban 'dangerous' individuals

Facebook, Instagram ban ‘dangerous’ individuals

Facebook and its photo-messaging service Instagram have banned several right-wing extremists it deems “dangerous” including conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and long-time Donald Trump adviser Roger Stone. Facebook and Instagram also banned the “Nation of Islam” leader Louis Farrakhan who has repeatedly made anti-Semitic statements.”We’ve always banned individuals or organisations that promote or engage in violence

Atishi for 72-hour ban on Gambhir for code breaches

Atishi for 72-hour ban on Gambhir for code breaches

Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) East Delhi candidate Atishi on Sunday wrote to the Returning Officer of the constituency to bar her rival, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s Gautam Gambhir, from campaigning for 72 hours and also register an FIR against him for repeated violation of the model code of conduct. In her letter, Atishi said the

Election Commision boycott Mayawati

The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed satisfaction over the Election Commission ban Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, BSP supremo Mayawati, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan from campaigning for varying periods.”It seems you’ve got your powers back,” says the CJI, adding, no interim orders needed at this stage. On behalf

Should social media live-streaming be banned?

Should live-streaming banned:Would you want your teenager to watch terrorists killing people in the real world or someone committing suicide? No one, in their right mind, would ever want their kids to get exposed to such events, simply for the repercussions that such content can have on young impressionable minds. But with a smartphone on

Pakistan issues order to seize assets of all banned outfits

Pakistan issues banned outfits: The Pakistan government has issued an order to streamline a process for the implementation of sanctions against individuals and entities of all banned outfits as designated by the UN Security Council, the Foreign Office announced. The UN Security Council (Freezing and Seizure) Order, 2019, has been issued in accordance with the

SC hear plea Padmavati today

Karni Sena wants ‘Padmavati’ banned

Karni Sena wants ‘Padmavati’ banned. The Shree Rashtriya Rajput Karni Sena on Friday demanded a ban on “Padmavati” after slamming Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani and censor board chief Prasoon Joshi for allowing its release with a U/A certificate.”I want to ask the central government what benefits will they get by supporting this movie?

Katy Perry banned from China?

Shanghai, Nov 18 : Katy Perry banned from China. American singer Katy Perry has reportedly been banned from China over a dress and cannot perform at Victoria’s Secret show here. The singer was said to be appearing at the fashion show which will take place on Monday.According to sources, Perry initially thought she would be

Plastic carrybags completely banned in 17 states, UTs: Government

NEW DELHI; Altogether 17 states and Union territories have imposed complete ban on manufacture, sale and use of plastic carrybags, the Lok Sabha was informed today.“In the country, 17 states and UTs have imposed complete ban on manufacture, stock, sale and use of plastic carrybags, through directions or notifications and executive orders,” Environment Minister Harsh

Nepal’s banking system holds banned Indian currency notes

Kathmandu: Nepal’s banking system has held banned Indian currency (IC) 500 and 1,000 notes worth Rs 35 million ($524,737). “As reported by the banking institutions licensed by us, they have held banned IC notes worth 35 million rupees as of Thursday,” said Narayan Poudel, spokesperson of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), adding that the amount could

Russian Olympics chief calls for quick nod to banned drugs list

Moscow: Russia Olympic Committee President Alexander Zhukov urged the government on Thursday to approve the list of doping preparations as soon as possible. The relevant powers have been granted to the government by a law adopted on Thursday on criminal liability for inducing athletes into doping use, reports Tass. “Indeed, the government needs within the

Mobile phones banned in Cabinet meetings

New Delhi: In a move aimed at checking any possibility of leakage of information through hacking of communication devices, Union Ministers have been asked not to carry mobile phones in Cabinet meetings. The Cabinet Secretariat has recently issued a directive to private secretaries of the concerned ministers in this regard. “It has been decided that

‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ a victim of Indo-Pak tensions

‘Bad Moms’ billboards banned in Russia

Moscow: The film “Bad Moms”, starring actress Mila Kunis, has gotten into trouble in Russia because of Kunis’s last name which has a different meaning here. St. Petersburg-based ad agencies declined to place billboards of the film due to alleged sexual implications in the slogan which read “Do you want some Kunis?”, reports hollywoodreporter.com. The

Punjabi movie “Toofan Singh” banned by Censor Board

Chandigarh: Censor Board bans  Punjabi movie” Toffan Singh” . The Star Casts are unhappy with the decision made by Censor Board. They said that ,every State should have their own Censor Board. Adding on they said, Bombay based Censor Board have no knowledge of Punjab’s

Russian long jumper Klishina banned from Rio Olympics

Moscow: All-Russia Athletic Federation (ARAF) President Dmitry Shlyakhtin has said long jumper Darya Klishina was banned from competing in the ongoing Rio Olympics. “There are contradictory reports but we have confirmation from sources in Rio de Janeiro that Dasha was banned at the last moment,” Shlyakhtin said on Saturday, reports Tass. The Court of Arbitration

Punjab movie ‘Dharam Yudh morcha’ banned in India

Ludhiana: India’s Film Censor Board has banned the release of the film-Dharam Yudh Morcha- in India. The movie was related to the Punjabi Suba Morcha, Dharm Yudh Morcha and the period of militancy. The famous actor, singer and songwriter Raj Kakra has played a lead role. This release of the movie has been scheduled on September 16 across the world

School sealed, manager arrested after ban on national anthem

Allahabad: Police has arrested the manager ofa school here who refused to allow recital of national anthem on Independence Day, while authorities today began proceedings for sealing the school, which was allegedly running illegally, and stepped up security due to tension in the area. Zia-ul Haq, manager of MA Convent School in Baghara locality, was

China bans online media from publishing unverified content

Beijing: Chinese internet regulators have banned online media from publishing unverified news reports and content from social media, the authorities said. Every news item taken from social media must be verified before publishing. Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) issued a notice late Sunday stating that news websites must accredit sources, and were banned from fabricating


Pak actor banned from hosting Ramazan show

Karachi: A Pakistani actor has been banned from hosting a popular Ramazan television show by media regulators for allegedly promoting controversial religious and sectarian views. The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) said it banned banned Hamza Ali Abbasi from hosting the show after receiving numerous complaints from viewers over the show’s controversial content which