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Prateek Kuhad’s ‘Shehron Ke Raaz’ music video released

The celebrated independent artiste is best known for his track "Cold/Mess", which was included in former US President Barack Obama's "Favorite Music of 2019" list. He went on to become a youth icon for music aficionados with his melodious voice.

Facts tell a different story on Covid misinformation, FB tells Biden

Guy Rosen, VP of Integrity at Facebook, said in a blog post on Saturday that at a time when Covid-19 cases are rising in the US, the Biden administration has chosen to blame a handful of American social media companies.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Biden sign new Atlantic Charter

The meeting took place in the seaside resort of Carbis Bay, Cornwall, on Thursday on the eve of the G7 Leaders' Summit, Xinhua news agency reported.

US to buy 500 mn Pfizer Covid vax doses to donate to 100 countries

According to the plan, the US will pay for the doses at a "not for profit" price, which will be distributed through COVAX -- the international vaccine-sharing initiative.

Biden revokes executive orders targeting TikTok, WeChat

President Biden revoked and replaced three E.O.s (executive orders) that aimed to prohibit transactions with TikTok, WeChat, and eight other communications and financial technology software applications; two of these E.O.s are subject to litigation

Biden expands ban on Chinese surveillance firms doing biz in US

The move is a clear signal that Biden wants to continue with old policies related to Chinese firms doing business in America and does not want US citizens to invest in companies that create and deploy surveillance technology.

Facebook plans to end special treatment for politicians: Report

Facebook plans to end its controversial policy that mostly shields politicians from the content moderation rules that apply to other users, a sharp reversal that could have global ramifications for how elected officials use the social network

US President Joe Biden calls love for K-pop ‘universal’

According to Variety, during the meeting, Jae-In and Biden talked about the volatile situation in North Korea and the denuclearisation of the peninsula, collaboration on vaccinations to prevent the deadly spread of COVID-19

Biden signs bill to address hate crimes against Asian-Americans

"The law will provide resources to create specialised hate crimes units that will also help states create hotlines for hate crimes at state and local levels that will be accessible for people with limited English proficiency, said the US President

Biden signs executive order to prevent cyber-attacks in US

Admitting that the US is facing persistent and increasingly sophisticated malicious cyber campaigns that threaten the public sector, the private sector, and ultimately the American people's security and privacy

Trump launches his own social media platform as WordPress blog

A Twitter spokesperson told The Verge on Tuesday that "Generally, sharing content from the website reference is permitted as long as the material does not otherwise the Twitter Rules".

Oversight Board delays decision on Trump’s FB ban

The board, constituted by Facebook with 20 members from across the world last year, said it is reviewing more than 9,000 responses before it delivers the verdict on Trump's ban on the social media giant.

Samsung thanks Biden administration for chip supply meeting

Samsung was one of the 19 global firms and the only South Korean company that attended the White House's virtual meeting on Monday (local time), where Biden stressed a need to invest in the semiconductor industry

Hollywood star Dwayne Johnson teases interest in Presidential run

According to Fox News, the WWE athlete-turned-actor spoke out again about the idea of diving into politics after a poll claimed he has a massive show of support from Americans who would support him for president

Trump enters FB via daughter-in-law’s Page, kicked off again

Facebook said in a statement to The Verge on Wednesday that the company has removed content from Lara Trump's Facebook Page that featured former President Donald Trump speaking.

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