Friday, 21 July 2017

Tag Archives: social media

Clashes as Indian Kashmir marks key anniversary

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SRINAGAR: Government forces threw tear gas and clashed with stone-throwing protesters in Indian Kashmir on Saturday, as the volatile Himalayan region marked the anniversary of a hugely popular rebel leader’s death. Thousands of troops have fanned out across Indian-administered Kashmir, where authorities have imposed a widespread curfew and cut off ...

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Chelsea star Cesc Fabregas trolled by former skipper John Terry

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PARIS: When Cesc Fabregas posted a romantic snap of himself and his partner Danielle Semaan on social media earlier this week, he probably wasn’t expecting to get trolled by a Chelsea legend. The Spanish midfielder has taken to warmer climates to enjoy a hard-earned end of season break with his ...

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Social media abuzz with rumours of Prince Philip’s death

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LONDON: Television crews descended on Buckingham Palace on Thursday morning after a meeting of all royal staff sparked frenzied speculation, with social media abuzz with rumours regarding the health of Prince Philip. But, quoting well-placed sources, British media and news agencies said there was “no cause for alarm” over the ...

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Facebook, Twitter, other social media banned in Kashmir

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SRINAGAR: Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir have banned Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp after the Indian government said social media services were “being misused by anti-national and anti-social elements”. It is the first time the government has taken such a step, although it regularly blocks mobile internet signal in the Kashmir Valley. Internet ...

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Indian-origin Soldier on Trial Accused of Murdering Girlfriend in UK

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A 26-year-old Indian-origin soldier in the UK is on trial for killing his ex-girlfriend by slitting her throat from ear to ear after she ended the relationship due to his “abusive” and “manipulative” behaviour. Lance Corporal Trimaan “Harry” Dhillon is accused of breaking into his ex-girlfriend Alice Ruggles’ flat and ...

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Facebook agrees to send team to Pakistan

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LONDON: In a major development, the Facebook administration has agreed to send a delegation to Pakistan to sort out the issue of blasphemous content circulating on the social networking site. “The administration of Facebook has agreed to send its delegation to Pakistan to address the concerns of the government. The ...

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Bangladesh cricketer Arafat Sunny released in girlfriend snaps case

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DHAKA: Bangladesh cricketer Arafat Sunny was released on bail two months after being charged with posting intimate photos of his girlfriend on social media, his lawyers said. Police arrested the 30-year-old cricketer in a Dhaka suburb in January after his longtime girlfriend filed a complaint under Bangladesh’s strict internet laws. ...

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Internet trolls are coward: Anushka Sharma

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NEW DELHI: Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma says her experience on the social media networking sites was not good. Anushka has always been on the target of people on the internet who constantly send annoying messages to her due to her boyfriend Virt Kholi, saying those who trolls on internet are ...

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Bangladesh player SUNNY denied bail in girlfriend snaps case

DHAKA: A court refused to grant bail to Bangladeshi cricketer Arafat Sunny on Tuesday after he was charged with posting “intimate” photos of his girlfriend on social media. Metropolitan magistrate Zakir Hossain said another court which deals with internet-related crime would instead hear the bail application, meaning the 31-year-old spinner ...

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