Tech consortium alarmed over Pak’s new internet curbs

Reading Time: 2 minutes Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) With the Pakistan government announcing new rules framed under the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act (PECA) 2016, imposing more restrictions on internet usage by revealing the Removal and Blocking of Unlawful Online Content (Procedure Oversight and Safeguards) Rules 2020, a tech consortium has hinted at the possible withdrawal of its services from the country.

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BJP politician’s tweet on status of Hindus in Bengal sparks social media debate (IANS SPECIAL)

Reading Time: 3 minutes Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) A meme shared by former Meghalaya Governor and senior West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Tathagata Roy on a social networking site sparked serious controversy over the status of Hindus living in West Bengal.

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BJP politician’s tweet on status of Hindus in Bengal sparks social media debate (IANS SPECIAL)

Reading Time: 3 minutes Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) A meme shared by former Meghalaya Governor and senior West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Tathagata Roy on a social networking site sparked serious controversy over the status of Hindus living in West Bengal.

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Taliban attacks 50 Afghan districts after peace deal

Reading Time: < 1 minute Kabul, Nov 20 (IANS) The Taliban has staged attacks in at least 50 districts across 16 Afghan provinces following the signing of the peace deal with the US in February and most of these took place in the last two months after negotiations began in Qatar on September 12, sources said.

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Taliban attacks 50 Afghan districts after peace deal

Reading Time: < 1 minute Kabul, Nov 20 (IANS) The Taliban has staged attacks in at least 50 districts across 16 Afghan provinces following the signing of the peace deal with the US in February and most of these took place in the last two months after negotiations began in Qatar on September 12, sources said.

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