Sunday, 23 January 2022

Tag Archives: Twitter

Trump in new attack on London’s mayor Khan

LONDON: US President Donald Trump launched a fresh attack Saturday on London Mayor Sadiq Khan, backing a right-wing British columnist who has been widely accused of Islamophobia and once called migrants “cockroaches”. Trump attached his latest denunciation of the mayor to a retweet by Katie Hopkins about crime in “Khan’s ...

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IAF pilot Abhinandan ad draws ire on Twitter

NEW DELHI: A cricket Wold Cup advertisement by a Pakistani channel featuring a spoof using IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman lookalike as a prop has not gone down well with the Twitterati back home, many of whom have termed the “mocking” act “cheap” and “shameful”. The advertisement latches on to ...

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Adnan Sami’s Twitter account gets hacked

MUMBAI: After Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan’s Twitter account was hacked on Monday night by Turkish hackers, singer Adnan Sami’s account has also been hacked by same group. Ayyildiz Tim claims to be a Turkish hacker group. The group replaced Sami’s profile picture with a photo of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran ...

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Rajkumar Hirani nominated for two Filmfare awards

BOLLYWOOD: In 2018, Rajkumar Hirani was reportedly accused of allegedly sexually assaulting a female crew member while working on the Ranbir Kapoor-starrer Sanjay Dutt biopic Sanju. The film happens to be the very project that had landed two nominations for the director. Shortly after the nominations were announced on Wednesday, ...

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Twitter account of Amitabh Bachchan hacked

BOLLYWOOD veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan’s Twitter account was hacked by a group, Ayyildiz Tim. After hacking the account, Ayyildiz Tim posted several messages, including an anti-India post. The first post read, “This is an important call to the whole world! We do condemn the irrespective behaviors of Iceland republic towards ...

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Payal Rohatgi wants India to be a ‘Hindu nation’

NEW DELHI: Indian actress Payal Rohatgi has often been in the headlines for her Twitter rows, be it her fanatic views aimed at glorifying the Indian ritual of ‘Sati’ or the latest demand of hers for India to be the first ‘Hindu’ country on the atlas. Payal has done a ...

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Breakup isn’t the answer, Zuckerberg says

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg rejected the idea of breaking up the social media giant as off-target, saying it could hamper the fight against deceit and harmful online content. The Facebook co-founder’s defense of the leading social network came as it reported it recently disabled billions of bogus accounts ...

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Vivek Oberoi slammed for posting Aishwarya Rai meme

BOLLYWOOD: Vivek Oberoi who dated Aishwarya Rai after her break-up with Salman Khan has taken a low blow at the actress by posting a meme on her past and present life. Vivek posted a collection of three picture on Twitter, the top one included Aishwarya-Salman Khan tagged ‘opinion poll,’ the ...

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Taiwan weighs landmark same-sex measures ahead of vote

TAIPEI: Taiwan’s parliament on Friday discussed measures to legalize same-sex marriage ahead of a landmark vote that could make the self-ruled island the first in Asia to adopt such legislation, despite deep divisions over marriage equality. In Taipei, the capital, thousands of supporters of same-sex marriage gathered outside parliament, which ...

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Twitter posts revenue rise, surprise growth

LONDON: Twitter Inc. posted better-than-expected quarterly revenue and a surprise rise in monthly active users, showing its efforts to delete spam accounts and better police posts were paying off by attracting more users and ad dollars. Twitter shares surged nearly 10 percent shortly after the first-quarter earnings announcement in premarket ...

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