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YouTube, Microsoft, Twitter, Facebook responding more quickly to hate speech: EU


February 4, 2019

Brussels -Internet giants have more than doubled the rate at which they fight hate speech online than when they joined the European Union´s voluntary approach in 2016, EU officials said Monday. Firms like YouTube, Microsoft, Twitter, and Facebook are now assessing 89 percent of flagged content within 24 hours and removing 72 percent of content deemed illegal, the officials said. …

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Peshawar Zalmi’s captain Daren Sammy arrives in Pakistan


February 4, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Peshawar Zalmi’s captain and one of Pakistan’s most loved international cricket players Daren Sammy  arrived in Pakistan early on Monday. Peshawar Zalmi Chairman Javed Afridi received his team’s most prominent player Daren Sammy at Islamabad Airport. An impressive ceremony in his honour will be held at Peshawar’s Governor’s House,  He would be  to attend the Kit & Anthem launch …

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President Alvi’s expert comments on Pak defeat in 2nd T20 against South Africa


February 4, 2019

ISLAMABAD: President Arif Alvi has shared his views on Pakistan’s  failure to  secure the winning  streak in Twenty20 game as South Africa took a  2-0 lead in the three-match series with a dramatic seven-run win over Green Shirts at the Wanderers Stadium on Sunday. Hours after Pakistan’s shocking defeat, President Alvi took to  Twitter  and  wrote:  “One of our batsmen …

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Trump prefers soccer for son over ´dangerous´ gridiron


February 4, 2019

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump said Sunday he would prefer his son to play soccer rather than American football, describing gridiron as “dangerous.” In an interview with CBS´s “Face the Nation”, which aired as millions of Americans prepare to watch the Super Bowl, Trump said he was concerned about safety aspects of the sport. Asked if he would let his 12-year-old …

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India vs New Zealand: Guptill ruled out for India T20 series


February 4, 2019

WELLINGTON: Martin Guptill was Monday ruled out of the New Zealand side for the Twenty20 series against India after failing to recover from a back injury. Coach Gary Stead said Guptill failed a fitness test but he remained hopeful the big-hitting opener would recover in time for the one-day international series against Bangladesh starting next week. “Unfortunately Martin hasn´t recovered …

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Windies captain Holder banned for slow over-rate


February 4, 2019

Dubai: West Indies captain Jason Holder has been suspended for the third and final Test against England due to his team´s slow over-rate during their victory in Antigua last week, the ICC announced on Monday. Cricket´s governing body banned Holder, despite the hosts playing four seamers and the regular fall of wickets as England were bowled out for 187 and …

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Sonam Kapoor reveals about actress who didn’t speak against harassment since she had 7 siblings to look after


February 4, 2019

Sonam Kapoor has been a vocal proponent of the revolutionary #MeToo movement and has always supported women to speak up against sexual harassment. The ‘Ek Larki ko Dekha Tou Aisa Laga’ actress in a shocking revelation made during interview with Business of Fashion shared reasons due to which celebrities do not speak about their harrowing sexual encounters. The 33-year-old starlet …

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Anushka Sharma, Julia Michaels termed doppelgangers by the internet


February 4, 2019

Bollywood diva Anushka Sharma has become the talk of town after fans started noticing a striking resemblance between her and famed American singer Julia Michaels. The 25-year-old popstar had recently turned to Instagram to post a picture of herself but soon had her post flooded with comments from social media users around the world who couldn’t help but notice how …

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Rami Malek recalls his experience with Bryan Singer after #MeToo claims


February 4, 2019

After getting ensnared in allegations of sexual misconduct by multiple individuals, Bohemian Rhapsody director Bryan Singer has now been spoken out against by lead Rami Malek who recalls his experience of working with him as ‘unpleasant.’ The infamous filmmaker who was sacked from his directorial roles weeks prior to the production coming to a close, has been called out by …

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Anil Kapoor got scolded by wife before Slumdog Millionaire bagged an Oscar


February 4, 2019

Hollywood film Slumdog Millionaire’s win at the Academy Awards in 2009 was easily a highlight of Bollywood megastar’s career. However, what stands as a striking memory of the night for him, is his wife scolding him. During an interview with PTI, the Ek Ladki Ko Dekha actor revealed how the night before the Oscars, his wife Sunita was unperturbed by …

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