Britain bans Binance in cryptocurrency crackdown

LONDON:  Britain’s financial regulator has said Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, cannot conduct any regulated activity and issued a warning to consumers about the platform, which is coming under growing scrutiny globally. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)

YouTube bans masthead ads for politics, alcohol and gambling

SAN FRANCISCO: YouTube will no longer allow political or election ads in its coveted masthead spot at the top of the site’s homepage nor ads for alcohol, gambling and prescription drugs. In an email to advertisers, YouTube said the change

Canada bans passenger flights from Pakistan, India for 30 days

TORONTO: Canada has suspended all passenger flights from Pakistan and India for 30 days due to increased COVID-19 cases detected in travellers arriving from these countries. “Given the higher number of cases of Covid-19 detected in air passengers arriving in

China bans mobile phones in classrooms over addiction concerns

BEIJING: China has banned the use of mobile phones in the classrooms of primary and middle schools in efforts to protect students from internet and video game addiction. According to a circular issued by the ministry of education, the students

WHO extends travel bans on Pakistan for another three months

LAHORE: Upset by repeated outbreaks of type 2 poliovirus resulting from vaccines in all provinces and troubling rise in cases of type 1 wild poliovirus (WP1), the World Health Organization (WHO) has screwed Pakistan by increasing the country’s travel restrictions

YouTube bans ‘malicious insults and veiled threats’

SAN FRANCISCO: YouTube broadened its anti-harassment policies on Wednesday to include a ban on “implied” threats along with insults based on race, gender identity or sexual orientation. A row erupted in June after a prominent video-maker said he had been

Australia ban Pattinson from Pakistan Test for ‘personal abuse’

PERTH: Australia fast bowler James Pattinson was suspended on Sunday for player abuse, ruling him out of the first Test against Pakistan this week with skipper Tim Paine saying he had let down the team. The paceman was found guilty