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Data breach scandal: Govt refuses to share Facebook’s response citing confidentiality

Data breach scandal: Govt refuses to share Facebook’s response citing confidentiality

New Delhi, Jul 15:  The Indian government has refused to share copies of responses received from the US-based social media giant Facebook over global data breach scandal involving London-based data mining firm Cambridge Analytica, saying the information was shared by the companies “in confidence”. “The responses received cannot be shared since the companies have shared […]

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Modi accuses rivals of shedding ‘crocodile tears’ for farmers

Modi accuses rivals of shedding ‘crocodile tears’ for farmers

Mirzapur (UP), Jul 15 :  Accusing the Congress and other parties of shedding “crocodile tears” for farmers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked why development and irrigation projects across the country were neglected during their rule. Addressing a public meeting here after inaugurating the Bansagar canal project and  laying the foundation stone of the Mirzapur […]

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Facebook disables accounts of Hafiz Saeed’s political party ahead of Pak polls: report

Facebook disables accounts of Hafiz Saeed’s political party ahead of Pak polls: report

Lahore, Jul 15: Ahead of the general election in Pakistan, Facebook has disabled numerous accounts and pages of the Islamist Milli Muslim League (MML), in a setback to the political outfit launched by Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud-Dawa, according to a media report today. Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg had said that it was his priority to […]

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Pak yet to crush terror groups despite tall claims by govt: Newspapers

Pak yet to crush terror groups despite tall claims by govt: Newspapers

Islamabad, Jul 15 :  As Pakistan observed a day of national mourning following the massacre of nearly 150 people in terror attacks ahead of the general elections, leading newspapers have questioned the claims of the government and the Army that they have crushed terrorism in the country. Three deadly back-to-back attacks on election rallies in […]

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Cong is a party for Muslim men: PM

Cong is a party for Muslim men: PM

Azamgarh (UP), Jul 14:  Days ahead of the monsoon session of Parliament when the government is likely to push for the passage of a bill against instant triple talaq, Prime Minister Narendra Modi mocked Congress for being a party which stood only with Muslim men. “The real face of these parties was revealed by their […]

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Death toll in Balochistan suicide bombing reaches 130

Death toll in Balochistan suicide bombing reaches 130

Peshawar, Jul 14 :  The toll from the deadliest attack on a campaign rally in Pakistan’s restive Balochistan reached 130 today as the country’s security establishment was under pressure to improve security and intelligence gathering to avoid further election carnage. At least 20 of the injured among over 200 people are reported to be in […]

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Govt committed to protecting SC/ST Act against any dilution: Athawale

Govt committed to protecting SC/ST Act against any dilution: Athawale

Hyderabad, July 14 :  The Centre is committed to protecting the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act against any dilution and has filed a review petition on the Supreme Court’s order on the issue, Union minister Ramdas Athawale said today. In a bid to protect honest public servants discharging bonafide duties from being blackmailed with false cases […]

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Sharif, Maryam provided ‘B’ class facilities in Adiala jail in Rawalpindi

Sharif, Maryam provided ‘B’ class facilities in Adiala jail in Rawalpindi

Islamabad, Jul 14: Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam have spent their first night in the high-security Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi and the two VIP convicts were provided “B” class facilities, media reports said today, a day after their arrest. The National Accountability Bureau officials took Sharif, 68, and Maryam, 44, into […]

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Babri Masjid destroyed by ‘Hindu Taliban’: SC told

Babri Masjid destroyed by ‘Hindu Taliban’: SC told

New Delhi, Jul 13:  The Babri Masjid was destroyed by the “Hindu Taliban” just like the demolition of the Buddha statue by the Taliban at Bamiyan in Afghanistan, a litigant in the Ayodhya temple-mosque land dispute case told the Supreme Court today. No law or the Constitution allows destruction of religious structures of any faith, […]

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Setting up of social media hub is like creating surveillance state, says SC

Setting up of social media hub is like creating surveillance state, says SC

New Delhi, Jul 13 : The Supreme Court today took a strong note of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry’s decision to set up a social media hub for monitoring online data, observing that it will be “like creating a surveillance state”. The top court said the government wants to tap citizens’ WhatsApp messages and sought […]

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