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Nigeria bans Twitter, adopts Indian microblogging platform Koo

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The Nigerian government banned Twitter indefinitely about a week ago. Shortly after the news of the Twitter ban, India’s microblogging platform Koo announced the launch of the service in Nigeria. Now the Nigerian government has joined Ku. At the time of announcing the launch of the service in Nigeria, Ku had said that he is also working to add the local language to the platform. However, the Nigerian government has said that Twitter now wants to hold talks to resolve the suspension issues. Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohamed, said he had received a message from Twitter expressing his willingness to hold talks with the government.

Why was Twitter banned?

On June 1, some tweets of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari were banned by Twitter saying that it was in violation of their guidelines, after which tensions started between the government and Twitter. Nigeria had banned Twitter, accusing it of undermining the country’s corporate presence.

what is koo?

Ku is a micro-blogging platform where users can give their views and feedback on different issues. Apramaya Radhakrishnan of Bangalore developed this app last year. Ku also won the Self-Reliant App Innovation Challenge organized by the Government of India in August 2020 last year. The interface of the Ku app and almost all the features found in it are similar to Twitter.

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Reliance Jio’s warning, this call to update KYC and Aadhaar can cause big loss

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Mumbai: In this era of Coronavirus, online fraud (Oonline Fraud) cases have increased rapidly. These thugs continue to cheat the customers by fooling them. This fraud is no longer limited to the bank, but the thugs are now committing fraud in the name of updating SIM details. These thugs make people their victims in the name of updating KYC or Aadhaar details. Google Pay Fraud Call: This is how fraud is done on Google Pay in the name of customer care, watch the video of fraud and be careful

Let us tell you that now telecom companies are constantly alerting their customers about such incidents. Recently Airtel and Vodafone Idea had warned their customers and now Jio has also warned its customers to stay away from these thugs. Jio has warned its customers not to respond to calls and messages asking for your personal information and share your personal information.

Reliance Jio has written in its message that beware of any such messages sent with fraudulent intent to call any number for verification or download an app to update KYC / Aadhaar Go. Jio never asks you to download any third party app for any such work. Please be alert about any such SMS or calls as it can cause you financial loss. Stay safe, Team Jio.

Even before this, Jio has warned the company users many times. If you get a message asking to download an app, then do not forget to download it. If someone calls you and asks you to do KYC or update other information like Aadhaar etc., then do not give any information to anyone. If you need any kind of KYC update or other information, then visit the company’s website or you can get more information by calling the company’s customer care.

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Margherita Hack Google Doodle: 99th birthday of ‘The Lady of the Stars’, Google dedicated a special doodle to Italian professor and astrophysicist Margherita Hack

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Margherita Hack Google Doodle: 99th birthday of 'The Lady of the Stars', Google dedicated a special doodle to Italian professor and astrophysicist Margherita Hack

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Margherita Hack Google Doodle: Today marks the 99th birth anniversary of Margherita Hack, an Italian professor, author and astrophysicist who is also known as the ‘Lady of the Stars’. On the special occasion of his 99th birth anniversary, Google has dedicated a special doodle. On the 99th birthday of ‘Lady of the Stars’, Google has honored her through its special doodle. He was born on 12 June 1922 in Florence. From 1964 to 1 November 1992, Margherita Hack was Professor of Astronomy at the University of Trieste. She was also the first woman director of the Trieste Astronomical Observatory. Apart from science, Margherita was also actively involved in education and politics.

In the doodle dedicated to her by the search engine Google, Margherita Hack is seen sitting on a chair and looking into the binoculars. Asteroid 8558 can be seen moving around in this animated doodle. Hack is credited with discovering the asteroid 8558 Hack in the year 1995. Let us tell you that in the year 1994, he was awarded the honor of Targa Giuseppe Piazzi for his scientific research. In addition, in 1995, Margherita was awarded the Cortina Ulysse Prize for Scientific Dissemination. Also read: UEFA Euro 2020 Google Doodle With Schedule: European Football Championship begins, Google dedicated this special doodle

It is worth noting that Italian professor, writer and astrophysicist Margherita Hack married Aldo di Rosa on 19 February 1944 at the church of San Leonardo in Arcetri. It is said that De Rosa was his childhood classmate. Conducted extensive research on Margherita’s scientific interests and research activity topics, which has a long list. He is primarily known for his knowledge of and interpretation of the spectroscopic characteristics of stars. His research included the study of the chemical composition of stars, their surface temperatures and gravity. Margherita died on 29 June 2013 at the age of 91.

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CRISIL assigns highest corporate governance rating to Bharti Airtel

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New Delhi, June 12 : Bharti Airtel said on Friday that CRISIL has assigned the company CRISIL GVC Level-1 grading, which is the highest level in corporate governance practice. We are pleased to inform you that CRISIL has assigned its CRISIL GVC Level-1 grading to the company, the company said in a regulatory filing. The grading indicates that corporate governance practices and value creation are at the ‘highest’ level in the company for all its stakeholders.

According to CRISIL’s website, CRISIL GVC Level-1 graded entities have excellent competence with regard to corporate governance and value creation for all stakeholders. Last month, the company had reported a net profit of Rs 759 crore for the January-March quarter. Also read: Jio introduces five new prepaid plans without daily limit

If we look at the period under review, its revenue increased by 17.6 percent to Rs 25,747 crore. Around 2.07 pm, its shares were trading at Rs 542.50 on BSE, which is Rs 2.55 or 0.47 per cent lower than the previous close.

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