Day: March 4, 2021

Chairman LAHDC Leh, DDC member Suchetgarh, former legislators call on Lt Governor

JAMMU, MARCH 04: Chairman Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, Leh (LAHDC), former legislators from Jammu, and member District Development Council Suchetgarh today called on Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha here at Raj Bhavan. Chairman LAHDC Leh, Tashi Gyalson met the Lieutenant Governor and discussed several issues pertaining to shortfall […]

Lt Governor chairs 3rd high level meeting of power sector experts to revamp power supply in J&K

JAMMU, MARCH 04: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today chaired the third High Level meeting with the team of experts from Power sector, senior officials from Jammu and Kashmir Administration, and Power Development Corporation Limited to revamp the Power Supply System in J&K, here at Raj Bhavan. The Lt […]

Myanmar crackdown on protests, widely filmed, sparks outrage

YANGON, Myanmar — Footage of a brutal crackdown on protests against a coup in Myanmar unleashed outrage and calls for a stronger international response Thursday, a day after 38 people were killed. Videos showed security forces shooting a person at point-blank range and chasing down and savagely beating […]

WhatsApp adds voice and video calling feature to desktop version

Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) WhatsApp has introduced a voice and video calling feature on its desktop version, the company said on Thursday. The company said users will be able to use desktop screens for calls in both portrait and landscape mode, and the calls will be end-to-end encrypted. (https://bit.ly/3uW3Y0r) The move […]

UK police rule out criminal inquiry into 1995 Princess Diana interview

British police said on Thursday they had ruled out a criminal investigation into the famous 1995 BBC interview with the late Princess Diana, after complaints from her brother that she had been tricked into taking part with the use of forged documents. Diana’s interview with journalist Martin Bashir, […]

India’s Supreme Court says favours controls on video streaming services

India’s top court on Thursday said it favoured a screening mechanism for online video streaming services, dominated in the country by Amazon (AMZN.O) and Netflix (NFLX.O) and which currently are aired freely. The U.S. streaming platforms have faced complaints from lawmakers belonging to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationlist party and others […]

Myanmar police break up protests again after bloodiest day since coup

Police in Myanmar broke up demonstrations in several places with tear gas and gunfire on Thursday as protesters took to the streets again undeterred by the rising death toll in a crackdown on opponents of last month’s military coup. The incidents followed the bloodiest day since the military […]

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