Goa based advocate demands ban on Facebook pages of IRF, Zakir Naik

Panaji: A Goa based advocate on Monday sought for an immediate ban on the controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik and his organisation Islamic Research Foundation (IRF). Advocate Nagesh. C Takbhate has filed a complaint with the Goa Police to register offense against active members, followers and fans of the IRF. “Furthermore, the Home Ministry had evidence that Naik has been encouraging and aiding its followers to promote disharmony between…

June 5, 2017
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High Court Mutes EVM (Vote Machine) Criticism… Not Even On Twitter Or Facebook

NEW DELHI: Coming to the defence of the Election Commission that has been the target of attacks from political parties over its voting machines, the Uttarakhand High Court on Friday barred political parties and others from criticising the use of these machines, or EVMs, in the five state assembly elections till pending election petitions are decided. A systematic campaign has been unleashed against the EC, a constitutional body, a two-judge…

June 5, 2017
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CBSE Class 10 Results Out Today, Twitter Just Can’t Keep Calm

NEW DELHI:  It’s that time of year! Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is all set to finally declare the class 10th board exam results today. Students who have been waiting anxiously for the results can now heave a sigh of relief. The delay in declaring the results of the class 10 board exams had been causing some anxiety for students and parents alike. On Facebook, Central Board of Secondary…

June 5, 2017
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Watch: Daredevil Bikers Recklessly Jump Across Partially Collapsed Bridge

A video posted on Facebook shows at least two dirt bikers recklessly jump across what they claim is a 72-foot long gap in a partially collapsed bridge in North Carolina. According to local media reports, police are trying to identify the people seen in the viral video. The video, posted to Facebook on May 30 by Colt Howell, shows two dirt bikers taking turns jumping the gap as a number…

June 5, 2017
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After London Attack, Facebook to ‘Aggressively Remove Terrorist Content’

Facebook said it wanted to make its social media platform a “hostile environment” for terrorists in a statement issued after attackers killed seven people in London and prompted Prime Minister Theresa May to demand action from Internet firms. Three attackers rammed a hired van into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbed others nearby on Saturday night in Britain’s third major militant attack in recent months. May responded to the attack…

June 5, 2017
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King Cobra vs Python: Snakes Battle It Out In Viral Video

A video posted to Facebook shows two large snakes locked in battle in Singapore. Sheldon Trollope posted the video, that he wrote was filmed by a neighbour, which shows a reticulated python and a king cobra fight it out. The tense battle took place on Singapore’s MacRitchie Nature Trail on May 30. The video shows the cobra slither up behind the python and suddenly bite it before retreating into the…

June 5, 2017
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Facebook Working on a Teen Messaging App Called ‘Talk’: Report

In a bid to protect vulnerable teenagers from online bullying and exploitation, Facebook is reportedly launching a new messaging app that will allow parents to monitor who their children are in contact with. The app, called Talk, cannot be searched by general public but just by the teens who use it and will be closed to strangers who are looking to take advantage of teenagers on the Internet. According to…

June 5, 2017
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