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Twitter’s response to the government’s notice – We are fully committed to India and will continue to try to comply with the new IT laws

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Twitter's response to the government's notice - We are fully committed to India and will continue to try to comply with the new IT laws

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New Delhi: The online social networking site Twitter has responded to the notice of the Central Government. A Twitter spokesperson said on Monday that Twitter has been and will remain extremely committed to India. We have assured the government that Twitter is doing everything possible to comply with the new guidelines. Its information has been duly shared. We will continue our positive dialogue with the Government of India. Twitter: Can India suspend Twitter for non-compliance with IT rules?

According to reports, Twitter has sought more time from the Indian government to comply with the new Information Technology (IT) rules. According to sources, the company has said that it wants to follow the rules but due to the pandemic situation in the country, it needs some more time.

According to PTI, Twitter has written to the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, seeking more time to comply with the IT rules. She has said that she wants to follow the rules but has not been able to do so due to the pandemic.

On Saturday, the government issued a notice to Twitter, giving it “one last chance” to immediately comply with the new IT rules. The government has warned that if Twitter fails to comply with these rules, it will forfeit the exemption from liability under the IT Act.

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) had said that Twitter’s refusal to comply with these rules shows that the microblogging site lacks commitment and does not seek to provide a secure experience to the people of India on its platform. .

The ministry said that although these rules are effective from May 26, 2021, but in good faith, Twitter Inc is given an opportunity to comply with the rules through a final notice. He has to comply with the rules immediately. If she fails to do so, the exemption given to her from the liability shall be forfeited. Also, he has to be ready for action under the IT Act and other penal provisions.

Recently, Twitter removed the ‘blue tick’ from the personal accounts of top Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) functionaries, including Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Mohan Bhagwat, and later reinstated it after a ruckus. At the same time, Twitter said that according to the rule, if it is incomplete or has not been active for six months, then the blue tick is automatically removed from any account.

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Indian SIM cards were being used in China for fraud, agencies engaged in investigation

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Indian SIM cards were being used in China for fraud, agencies engaged in investigation

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New Delhi: Indian agencies are engaged in getting details of 1,300 SIM cards, as they were allegedly being used by a gang of Chinese to hack accounts and commit financial fraud, a suspicious activity of a Chinese intelligence agency. is. A source said that all telecom operators have been directed to report to the agencies concerned at the earliest if any suspicious link is found related to any SIM card being operated from outside India.

According to the information, agencies have asked these telecom operators to make a list of all Indian SIM cards operating from China since 2010. The move came after agencies learned that 1,300 SIM cards were used to hack accounts and commit other financial frauds. This was revealed during the interrogation of Han Junwe, a Chinese infiltrator who was arrested on Thursday. Also read: India-China Border Tension: Joint statement of armies, said – India and China agreed not to send more troops to the front

Revealing the shocking fact, 36-year-old Chinese national Han, who has been a wanted criminal in India, informed agencies that he has taken around 1,300 Indian SIM cards from India since 2010 using fake documents. .

Han used to hide the SIM card in his undergarments and send it to China through his associates. The Border Security Force (BSF) arrested a suspected Chinese spy who allegedly entered Indian territory by crossing the India-Bangladesh border in Malda district of West Bengal. A BSF official who arrested him said, these SIM cards were used to hack accounts and commit other financial frauds.

The BSF, which is responsible for guarding the 4,096-km Indo-Bangladesh border, said the aim was to trick people into using SIM cards to withdraw their money from money transaction machines. The agencies have also raided the hotel of the Chinese national, which he is running from Gurugram under the name Star Spring, where some of his Chinese associates were working.

Han, who is now in the custody of West Bengal Police for further legal proceedings along with the confiscated items, has been kept under the border post Malik Sultanpur. He was arrested and remanded in custody when he was trying to cross the India-Bangladesh International Border (IB) illegally.

Han, a resident of the Chinese city of Hubei, entered Bangladesh on June 2. Interrogation and his recovered passport revealed that Han arrived in Dhaka on June 2 on a business visa and lived there with a Chinese friend. The statement said that on June 8, he came to Sona Masjid in Chapainwabganj district (Bangladesh) and stayed in a hotel there. He was trying to enter Indian territory on Thursday, during which he was caught by BSF personnel.

During interrogation, the Chinese national told that even before this he has come to India four times. He had come to Hyderabad in 2010 and Delhi-Gurugram thrice after 2019. He visited India more than four times.

Upon further questioning, Han said that when he went to his hometown of Hubei, one of his business partner Sun Jiang would send him 10 to 15 Indian mobile phone SIMs a few days later, which he and his wife had received. But a few days ago his business partner was caught by the Anti-Terrorism Squad from Lucknow.

He said that a case has been registered against him and his wife after their business partner revealed their names to the ATS and because of this they did not get Indian visa in China. He got visas for Bangladesh and Nepal, which cleared the way for him to come to India. Soon after Han’s business partner was arrested by ATS Lucknow on several charges, the process of issuing a Blue Corner Notice against him was initiated.

One Apple laptop, two iPhone mobiles, one Bangladeshi SIM, one Indian SIM, two Chinese SIM, two pen drives, three batteries, two small torches, five money transaction machines, two ATMs and MasterCard, US dollars, from Chinese national. Bangladeshi Taka and Indian Rupee have been recovered. The agencies are now investigating the gadgets recovered from the possession of the Chinese national.

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Assam: On suspicion of being a cow thief, a person was beaten to death by a furious mob.

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Assam: On suspicion of being a cow thief, a person was beaten to death by a furious mob.

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Tinsukia, June 12: A 28-year-old man, suspected to be a cow thief, was lynched by a mob on Saturday in a village in Assam’s Tinsukia district. However, the victim’s accomplice fled the spot.

Tinsukia Superintendent of Police Debojit Deori told PTI that the incident took place in the early hours today at Korzonga Borpathar village under Bagjan police station in the district, when the two were found in a house near a shed built for keeping cows. Gone.

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West Bengal: 4,286 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the last 24 hours, 81 died

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Kolkata, June 12: In the last 24 hours in West Bengal, 4,286 new cases of Kovid-19 (COVID-19) have been reported. During this 3,149 people were discharged and 81 deaths were recorded.

Total cases: 14,57, 273

Total Discharge: 14,24,213

Total deaths: 16,812

Total active cases: 16,248

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