Monday, 26 June 2017

Tag Archives: Twitter

Music stars unite in Manchester as fans face down fears

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MANCHESTER: Cheers drowned out tears in Manchester on Sunday as Ariana Grande was joined by fellow music stars for a charity concert where fans vowed to face down fears of terrorism after two deadly attacks in Britain. “Let the world hear your resilience,” Pharrell Williams told a sell-out crowd of ...

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Twitter suspends singer Abhijeet account after offensive tweets

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MUMBAI: Twitter suspended singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya’s account after he posted a string of “offensive” tweets, especially against women. The move by the microblogging site came after social media users accused the 58-year-old singer of using “inappropriate” and “insulting” language. “Account Suspended: This account has been suspended…,” stated the message from ...

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Tie Arundhati Roy in front of Army jeep: Paresh Rawal

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MUMBAI: Bollywood Actor and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Paresh Rawal said that instead of a stone-pelter, eminent author and political activist Arundhati Roy should be tied in front of an Army jeep. The veteran actor and parliamentarian took to social networking website Twitter and expressed his views which were ...

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Justin Bieber’s list of demands for India tour goes viral

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PARIS: A list of ‘demands’ made by Justin Bieber for his India tour is going viral after it was shared on Twitter. The non-negotiables include “a convoy of 10 luxury sedans and 2 Volvo buses” for Bieber and his 120-person-strong entourage. The singer has asked for a private Rolls Royce ...

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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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Shoaib & Sania Mirza Celebrate Wedding Anniversary

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LONDON: Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik gave an early anniversary gift to his Indian wife and tennis ace Sania Mirza by scoring a fine century (101*) against West Indies at Guyana that helped his team win the third ODI by six wickets. Shortly after South African batsman AB de Villiers went ...

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McDonald’s deletes Trump tweet, says Twitter account compromised

NEW YORK: McDonald’s Corp quickly deleted a tweet sent from the company’s handle slamming Donald Trump and said its official Twitter account had been compromised. The tweet, which was copied and shared widely before being deleted, came a day after the Twitter accounts of a number of major news organizations, ...

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Now is not the time, PM May tells Scotland on independence vote

LONDON/EDINBURGH: British Prime Minister Theresa May told the Scottish government “now is not the time” for a second independence referendum, saying it would be unfair to ask people to vote without knowing the result of Brexit talks. Her comments raised tensions with Scotland, where nationalists have called for a new ...

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I might not be here ‘if it wasn’t for Twitter’: Trump

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WASHINGTON: Donald Trump is defending his frequent – and often incendiary – use of Twitter by saying that the social media platform lets him bypass the “dishonest” press. “Maybe I would not be here if it wasn’t for Twitter,” Trump said in an interview with Fox News late Wednesday. “I ...

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Manny Pacquiao urged to fight Amir Khan in UAE

MANNY PACQUIAO is yet to decide on his next opponent, though Amir Khan emerged as the frontrunner in a poll the Filipino recently ran on Twitter. Pacquiao asked his followers who they would like him to fight next, giving the options of Kell Brook, Amir Khan, Terence Crawford or Jeff ...

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