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EU fines Facebook $122 million over ‘misleading’ WhatsApp takeover


Facebook fine became third social media’s penalty in Europe within a week Facebook has been fined by the European Commission for “providing misleading information” during its 2014 acquisition of WhatsApp. The European Commission called it a “proportionate and deterrent fine”. European Union’s competition commissioner Margarethe Vestager said that Facebook had falsely claimed it was technically impossible to automatically combine user information from ... Read More »

First Orange Line Metro train for Pakistan rolls out in China

First Orange Line Metro train for Pakistan rolls out in China

The train has been designed for the 25.58 km Orange Line Metro in Lahore The first of 27 trains designed for the Orange Line Metro in Lahore rolled off the production line in central China’s Hunan province on Monday. The train, with five coaches, an energy-saving air-conditioning system and systems configured to handle unstable voltage, has been produced by CRRC ... Read More »

ICJ has no jurisdiction in Indian spy Jadhav case, Pakistan says

Pakistan sentences Indian spy Kulbhushan Yadav to death

Pakistani legislator says under Vienna Convention hearing of criminal cases doesn’t fall under ICJ Pakistan has responded International Court of Justice (ICJ) to Indian charges regarding Kalbushan Jadhav, Pakistan said it would not be cowed down by terrorists and would utilise all legal means to safeguard its people and soil. International Court of Justice (ICJ), which is the UN’s principal ... Read More »

Macron elected youngest French president ever


39-years old Emmanuel Macron snatched weighty lead of 65% to 35% over opponent Le Pen Independent centrist Emmanuel Macron has become youngest ever President after beating Marine Le Pen in French presidential election. A 39-years old Emmanuel Macron former investment banker, who was unknown in National politics just three years back, got a significant lead of 65% to 35% in ... Read More »

Pakistan executes four TTP militants tried by military courts

Pakistan executes four TTP militants, tried by military courts

Hanged militants confessed their offences including murdering citizens, military forces and abduction of FC personnel’s Four hardcore terrorists associated with Tehrek Talban Pakistan (TTP) has been executed in Rawalpindi after death sentenced by military court, said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The media wing of military Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) stated, that all four were involved ... Read More »

Indian mob killed two Muslim men over ‘cow theft’ in Assam

India mob lynched two Muslim men over 'cow theft' in Assam

Hindus consider cows sacred and killing them is illegal in several states. The heated villagers north-eastern state of Assam have killed two Muslim men allegedly ‘cow smuggling’ after they were beaten up with the sticks, police sources Police in the northeastern state of Assam said two persons Abu Hanifa and Riyazuddin Ali beaten up with sticks which caused them to ... Read More »

PM Nawaz Sharif faces storm over ‘secret’ meeting with India’s Jindal

PM Nawaz Sharif faces storm over ‘secret’ meeting with Sajjan Jindal

Jindal is prime minister’s friend, nothing ‘secret’ about the meeting, Maryam Nawaz Sharif Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif faces another ‘Storm’ over secret meeting with Indian business tycoon Sajjan Jindal, termed as Nawaz-Modi back-door diplomacy. Sajjan Jindal, an Indian businessman and a mutual friend of Nawaz Sharif and Indian Prime Minister Modi had a meeting with Pakistan’s PM in his ... Read More »

Panama Papers verdict: Supreme Court orders joint team to probe corruption charges against Sharif

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. — File photo

PM Sharif not disqualified, Supreme Court establishes JIT to probe money trail Supreme Court has just announced its verdict on the much-awaited verdict of Panama Papers Case against the ruling Sharif Family. A Joint Investigation Team (JIT) will be investigating the case and the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be required to present before the team. The court has ordered ... Read More »

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