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Sachin Tendulkar responds with witty reply to ICC troll

NEW DELHI: Sachin Tendulkar recently attracted a lot of attention on Twitter with a knockout punch to International Cricket Council (ICC). The official handle of the cricket governing body tried to troll the legendary Indian batsman, however, it was his tongue-in-cheek response that stole the show online. As it happened, ...

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I realized it’s not enough to be an actress: Mehwish Hayat

LOLLYWOOD: Pakistan’s glam girl Mehwish Hayat opened up about the debacle after becoming talk of the town and meeting a number of trolls online over receiving the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz award. The actor from Load Wedding spoke to the BBC Asian Network and opened up in Bollywood about her work and ethics. ...

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Singapore passes fake news law amid freedom of speech fears

SINGAPORE’s parliament passed an anti-fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, journalists and tech firms over fears it could be used to clamp down on freedom of speech. The law will require online media platforms to carry corrections or remove content the government considers to be false, ...

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Afghan women go online to set #myredline for peace

KABUL: Kobra Samim, who rides for Afghanistan’s national cycling team, wrote on Facebook that women’s participation in sport is her “red line” as the US tries to forge a peace deal with the Taliban. Former politician Farkhunda Zahra Naderi tweeted that the protection of female leadership roles should be non-negotiable. ...

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Pink will stop sharing photos of her children

WELLINGTON: Pink says she will stop sharing photos of her children on social media after facing criticism online. The pop star had been vocal on social media, blasting critics and trolls who have commented on almost every aspect of her life. Her parenting, appearance, actions and music have become fodder ...

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Piracy hits Bollywood yet again as ‘Simmba’ leaked online

BOLLYWOOD: Ranveer Singh’s ‘Simmba’ is the latest victim of online piracy as the movie has been leaked by the infamous illegal torrent website Tamilrockers, the same site that leaked some other recent big movies. Tamilrockers runs many proxy websites and it has become difficult for the producers to get every ...

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Kapil Sharma, Ginni Chatrath are married

BOLLYWOOD: The first pictures from Kapil Sharma and Ginni Chatrath’s wedding have been shared online. Kapil and Ginni, who have been together for several years, tied the knot in Jalandhar on December 12, the same day as Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal’s wedding. Kapil’s family hosted a jagran on Tuesday, ...

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In A First, Babies Sold On Instagram In Indonesia

KUALA LUMPUR: Social media companies should step up oversight of their networks and cooperate more closely with authorities, Indonesian child rights advocates said after police busted a human trafficking ring offering babies for sale on Instagram. Police arrested four people last week in the city of Surabaya who were connected to ...

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Asian woman’s online snake purchase proves deadly

BEIJING: A Chinese woman who had hoped to make traditional snake wine died after being bitten by a venomous serpent which she ordered from an online shopping portal. The 21-year-old woman in the northern province of Shaanxi died last Tuesday, eight days after being bitten by the many-banded krait, the ...

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