Daily Archives: September 26, 2017

Nearly 850,000 get cholera vaccine in Nigeria: WHO

GENEVA: The World Health Organization said Tuesday it has completed a massive cholera vaccination campaign in restive northeastern Nigeria, where the disease has already killed 54 people. The week-long campaign allowed 844,000 people to receive one dose of the vaccine, which offers protection against the deadly disease for six months, WHO spokesman Tarik Jasarevic told reporters in Geneva. Northeastern Nigeria …

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Facebook to show NFL game recaps worldwide

WASHINGTON: Facebook and the National Football League (NFL) announced plans Tuesday to offer video highlights of NFL games to worldwide users of the leading social network. “NFL Game Recaps” and highlights from all 256 regular season games as well as the playoffs and Super Bowl will be available to users globally on Facebook, according to a joint statement. The statement …

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China disrupts WhatsApp ahead of Communist Party meeting

Chinese authorities appear to have severely disrupted the WhatsApp messaging app in the latest step to tighten censorship as they prepare for a major Communist Party congress next month. Users in China have reported widespread disruptions in recent days to the Facebook-owned service, which previously malfunctioned in the country over the summer. Experts said the problems began on Sunday, but …

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Obama personally warned Zuckberberg over fake news: report

Former US President Barack Obama personally urged Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to counter the rise of fake news on the social network during a meeting held shortly after last year´s election, the Washington Post reported Sunday. The encounter reportedly took place on the sidelines of a meeting of global leaders in Lima, Peru on November 19, two months before Trump´s …

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Russia threatens to ban Facebook in 2018

MOSCOW: (AFP) – Russia s internet watchdog on Tuesday warned Facebook it would be banned in 2018 unless it complies with a law on storing local users data. “The law is compulsory for all,” the head of Roskomnadzor telecoms watchdog Alexander Zharov told journalists in Moscow, quoted by Interfax news agency. “We will work on getting Facebook to observe the …

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Dyson to make electric cars by 2020

LONDON: British inventor James Dyson, who is best known for his bagless vacuum cleaners, on Tuesday announced a plan to produce electric cars by 2020 with a £2.0 billion (2.3 billion euro, $2.7 billion) investment. “Dyson has begun work on a battery electric vehicle, due to be launched by 2020,” he said in an email to employees, referring to his …

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Mahira Khan suffering from trauma, claims rumour

(Web Desk) – Social media rumours claimed on Tuesday that Pakistani star Mahira Khan has been suffering from trauma and fever for the past two days. She remains isolated at her home and absent from shooting, it added. The probable reason for this trauma is the backlash after her pictures with Ranbir Kapoor became viral on social networking sites. She …

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Salman Khan to have surrogate child after KJo, Tusshar

(Web Desk) – The ultimate bachelor definition, Salman Khan is planning to take the path of Karan Johar, Tusshar Kapoor and Shahrukh Khan to have a baby, dnaindia.com reported on Tuesday (September 26). Salman Khan is reportedly planning to have a baby through surrogacy after he turned 52 in coming December. Earlier this year, Karan Johar announced that he had …

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PICTURES: Child actor Arisha Khan is all grown up now

(Web Desk) – The popular child star Arisha Khan has all grown up and now starting to get bigger roles in dramas. Starting her career in the later 2000s, she was born in just 2001. She was born in Karachi and quickly earned television projects working as a child actor. One of the popular dramas in which she made her …

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