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India warns Twitter to comply with IT rules or face ‘unintended consequences’

NEW DELHI: India has warned Twitter it has one last chance to comply with new IT rules or the social media giant will face “unintended consequences”. The new rules – which were announced in February and which became effective at

Amazon and Facebook to fall under new G7 tax rules

SAN FRANCISCO: Both Amazon and Facebook will fall under new proposals for a global minimum corporation tax agreed by the Group of Seven, United States Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said. Asked whether the two companies would be covered by the

Irish minister resigns for breaking coronavirus regulations

DUBLIN: Ireland’s minister of agriculture resigned after he was found to be violating the government’s measures against the novel coronavirus. Dara Calleary attended a golf society dinner with over 80 people in attendance, just over 24 hours after the Irish

Govt implements ‘Civil Services Rules 2020’ for retirement

ISLAMABAD: After approval from the prime minister, the government has implemented the ‘Civil Servants (Directory retirement from Service) Rules 2020’ in order to improve efficiency and performance of the civil service. This allows for mandatory evaluation of every officer/ official

Biden calls on Facebook to change political speech rules

NEW YORK: Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s campaign published an open letter to Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg calling for the company to fact-check political ads in the two weeks ahead of the US presidential election in November. The letter also

SC rules fake degree holders not fit for govt jobs

ISLAMABAD: The supreme court observed that people who hold fake degrees are not eligible for any jobs, and all following degrees are also fraudulent if the matriculation certificate is fake. A two-member Supreme Court bench led by Justice Umar Ata

Rules change in CEC and ECP members challenged in SC

ISLAMABAD (Yaseen Hashmi): The petition has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging the rules being changed in the appointment of the Chief Election Commissioner and  Election Commission of Pakistan. The petition filed by the petitioner, Mahmood Akhtar Naqvi challenging