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House panel grills Twitter on failure to comply with new rules, use of manipulated media tag | Latest News India

The parliamentary panel on information technology headed by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor grilled officials from social media company Twitter for almost two hours over its “lack of compliance with the new intermediary guidelines”, and asked about the application of the “manipulated media” tag, with reference to its use on posts by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, people familiar with the ...

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House panel grills Twitter over IT rules | Latest News India

The parliamentary panel on information technology headed by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor grilled officials from social media company Twitter for almost two hours over its “lack of compliance with the new intermediary guidelines”, and asked about the application of the “manipulated media” tag, with reference to its use on posts by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, people familiar with the ...

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Canada’s House of Commons censures defence minister | World News

Canada’s defence minister Harjit Sajjan has been formally censured by the House of Commons, after a motion in this regard was voted upon late on Thursday. The censure motion was related to the ongoing controversy over an institutional crisis in the Canadian Armed Forces precipitated by a series of sexual misconduct scandals during Sajjan’s tenure, which began in November 2015. ...

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Off-duty Kashmir cop shot dead near his house, 3rd cop to be killed in a week | Latest News India

The Jammu and Kashmir policeman killed outside his house on Thursday was on the protective detail of a judicial officer and was returning home when the attack happened. By HT Correspondent PUBLISHED ON JUN 18, 2021 12:05 AM IST Srinagar: An off-duty Jammu and Kashmir policeman was shot dead near his house in the old city of Srinagar on Thursday, ...

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White House to finish allocating 80 mn US-made Covid shots for shipment abroad | World News

The White House will finish allocating 80 million US-made Covid-19 shots that it has pledged to ship abroad in the coming days, with shipments going out as soon as the countries are ready to receive them, a top US official said on Thursday. The United States has already begun shipping doses, said White House Covid-19 response coordinator Jeff Zients, adding ...

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US House votes to scrap 2002 authorisation used for Iraq War | World News

US House of Representatives on Thursday backed the repeal of the 2002 Authorization for the Use of Military Force that allowed the war in Iraq, as lawmakers pull back the authority to declare war from the White House. The House voted 268 to 161 in favor of repealing the authorization. All but one “nay” vote came from Republicans, although at ...

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‘Courts can’t appoint PM’: KP Sharma Oli defends dissolution of House of Representatives | World News

Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli on Thursday defended his government’s controversial decision to dissolve the House of Representatives and told the Supreme Court that it is not up to the judiciary to appoint a premier as it cannot undertake the legislative and the executive functions of the state, according to a media report. President Bidya Devi Bhandari, at ...

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House panel members differ on vaccine drive | Latest News India

New Delhi: The Public Accounts Committee of Indian Parliament could not arrive at a decision on whether to examine the production, purchase and distribution of Covid19 vaccines after members failed to reach unanimity on the subject. According to two members present of PAC, chairman Adhir Chowdhury (of the Congress) started reading out a note on why the subject needs to ...

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Minor domestic help rescued from former district collector’s Bhubaneswar house | Latest News India

A 12-year-old girl trafficked from Odisha’s Berhampur was rescued from the residence of a former Ganjam district collector in Bhubaneswar on Monday. The rescue operation was carried out with the help of Nayapalli police following information that the poverty-stricken minor girl was trafficked from Berhampur and engaged as a domestic help in Bhubaneswar. “The owner of the house, from where ...

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Evidence in Mexico serial killer’s house suggests 17 victims | World News

Investigators digging under the house of a suspected serial killer on the outskirts of Mexico City said Saturday they have found 3,787 bone fragments so far, apparently belonging to 17 different victims. Prosecutors in the State of Mexico, which borders Mexico City, suggested the grisly finds may not end there. In excavations carried out since May 17, authorities have dug ...

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