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Indo-Canadian man hits $1 mn jackpot in Dubai

Indo-Canadian man hits $1 mn jackpot in Dubai

Dubai: A Canadian national of Indian origin won a jackpot of $1 million in Dubai Duty-Free (DDF) Millennium Millionaire raffle on Tuesday. Mukhtar M., who is based in Dubai and works as a real estate broker, said he was surprised upon receiving “the call of a lifetime” from a Dubai[Read More…]

Toddler disables dad's iPad for nearly half century

Toddler disables dad’s iPad for nearly half century

San Francisco: A Washington DC-based journalist was locked out of his iPad for nearly half a century after his three-year-old toddler tried to use the device with the incorrect password. “Uh, this looks fake but, alas, it’s our iPad today after 3-year-old tried (repeatedly) to unlock. Ideas?” Evan Osnos, a[Read More…]

Facebook bans Canadian white nationalism accounts

Facebook bans Canadian white nationalism accounts

San Francisco: In its first crackdown against white nationalism and separatism on its platform, Facebook has banned far-right political commentator Faith Goldy and Canadian white nationalist groups including from Instagram. Facebook last month abandoned a long-standing policy of allowing white supremacy to thrive on its platforms as nations criticised it[Read More…]

London becomes first city to use pollution charge zone

London becomes first city to use pollution charge zone

London: London is the first city in the world to implement a 24-hour, seven day a week Ultra Low Emission Zone, inside which vehicles will have to meet tough emissions standards or face a charge, media reported. Monday’s introduction of the zone, known as the ULEZ, aims to reduce toxic[Read More…]

37 Rohingyas found on beach in Malaysia

37 Rohingyas found on beach in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur: Thirty-seven Rohingya Muslims were discovered on the Kuala Perlis beach in Malaysia on Monday, authorities said, sparking fears of a fresh exodus of the minority community in Myanmar. This is the second group of Rohingyas found in northwest Peninsular Malaysia, near the border with Thailand, after 35 members[Read More…]

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