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US: Facebook's plea to quash $35 billion class-action lawsuit denied by court
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US: Facebook's plea to quash $35 billion class-action lawsuit denied by court

A three-judge panel of the ninth circuit judges in San Francisco rejected Facebook's plea to quash a $35 billion class-action lawsuit against its alleged misuse of facial recognition data in Illinois. According to a report, Illinois citizens didn't consent to having their uploaded photos scanned with facial recognition and weren't informed of how long the data would be saved when the mapping started in 2011."

Bulgaria coach resigns following racism backlash
Sports

Bulgaria coach resigns following racism backlash

Bulgaria coach Krasimir Balakov has stepped down after England's Euro 2020 qualifying win was marred by racism chants from home supporters. The match in Sofia had to be stopped twice due to racist abuse directed at England's black players. The whole board of the Bulgarian Football Union, including president Borislav Mikhailov, has reportedly been sacked. So far there have been 12 arrests following the England game.

BSF Jawan's Killing a 'Misunderstanding', says Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman
Politics

BSF Jawan's Killing a 'Misunderstanding', says Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman

Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan is confident that the recent killing of a BSF constable by the BGB won't affect the bilateral relations and he would meet the Indian HM Amit Shah to "defuse the situation. Khan said that a "misunderstanding between the forces" led to the killing of Border Security Force head constable Vijay Bhan Singh. He promised to take necessary steps so that such an incident is not repeated.

US: Facebook's plea to quash $35 billion class-action lawsuit denied by court
Technology

US: Facebook's plea to quash $35 billion class-action lawsuit denied by court

A three-judge panel of the ninth circuit judges in San Francisco rejected Facebook's plea to quash a $35 billion class-action lawsuit against its alleged misuse of facial recognition data in Illinois. According to a report, Illinois citizens didn't consent to having their uploaded photos scanned with facial recognition and weren't informed of how long the data would be saved when the mapping started in 2011."

'How's the josh?' dialogue from movie Uri is on the menu; Vicky Kaushal exclaims 'its a dish now'
Entertainment

'How's the josh?' dialogue from movie Uri is on the menu; Vicky Kaushal exclaims 'its a dish now'

Some dialogues become superhit & stay for a long time but now a famous dialogue has made way on to your menu card! The dialogue "How's the Josh?" from the superhit movie 'Uri-The Surgical Strike' is now literally on the menu card and actor Vicky Kaushal shared the image on Instagram. He excitedly captioned it as 'It's a dish now'. The dish comprises of Rogan Josh, Kashmiri bhuna mutton, aromatic spices, saffron & jeera naan.

Swiggy planning to hire 3 lakh people in 18 months
Business

Swiggy planning to hire 3 lakh people in 18 months

The premier food delivery platform Swiggy has gained remarkable success in limited time. Swiggy is now planning to absorb around 3 lakh employees in the coming 18 months. The company aims to become the 3rd largest employer in India. Swiggy's co-founder and CEO Sriharsha Majety said, "if some of our growth estimates continue, we can be the third-largest source of employment in the country, behind the Army and Indian Railways.”

Calling a woman, 'call girl' not abetment to suicide, says Supreme Court
Miscellaneous

Calling a woman, 'call girl' not abetment to suicide, says Supreme Court

A 2-judge bench of the SC that included Justices Indu Malhotra and R Subhash Reddy refused to interfere in a decision given by the Calcutta High Court which discharged a man and his parents accused of abetting a suicide. The court said that calling a woman 'call girl' is not abetment to suicide just like asking someone “to go and die” does not constitute an offence for abetment. The SC upheld the High Court's decision.