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Donald Trump returns to Twitter; continues to face ban on Facebook, Instagram

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Even as US President Donald Trump returned to Twitter on Thursday, his ban on Facebook and Instagram continues with Facebook Inc CEO Mark Zuckerberg saying on January 7 that Trump is ?indefinitely? banned due to his efforts to incite violence at the US Capitol. 


On his decision to extend the ban on Trump, Zuckerberg said: We believe the risks of allowing the President to continue to use our service during this period are simply too great. He added: Therefore, we are extending the ban we have placed on his Facebook and Instagram accounts indefinitely and for at least the next two weeks until (Jan 20) the peaceful transition of power is complete.

Initially, Zuckerberg announced a 24-hour ban on Trumps Facebook and Instagram account on January 6 for ?using the platform to incite violent insurrection against a democratically elected government. The Facebook CEO had added: The shocking events of the last 24 hours clearly demonstrate that President Donald Trump intends to use his remaining time in office to undermine the peaceful and lawful transition of power to his elected successor, Joe Biden.

The tech giant took the rare aggressive step after a violent mob stormed US Capitol building on Wednesday forcing lawmakers to go into a lockdown and briefly interrupting the formal process to certify Joe Biden as the next POTUS. 

In failing to act until the deadly riot occurred, Facebook, Twitter and Google-owned YouTube also faced sharp criticism saying that they should have done more, and sooner, to stop Trump from helping provoke the situation.

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And that’s how a film is made – Kantara shows the way! | Movie review

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Kantara poster

Social media is buzzing with one word today and that word is Kantara! Yes, another Kannada film after KGF that has caught the people’s fancy and how. In fact, this one goes a notch higher than KGF – because the film has been released only in Kannada with English subtitles and yet – the movie is capturing the hearts of people across India and the world.

From California, London and Berlin to cities across India, high praise is pouring in for the Rishab Shetty starrer and the actor-director’s Twitter feed is testimony to this. Ordinary cine-goers are putting screenshots of housefull bookings, sharing videos of people clapping and whistling in theatres and then profusely thanking the star for making this film.

So, what’s this film about? Kantara (which means forest in Sanskrit) stands out because it has powerful storytelling at its core. It is rooted in local folklore, has the right amount of action and adventure and comes with a social message too. Man versus nature, native customs and local politics, which spans three timelines and a climax that’s to die for, is what the film’s about. Add to this some superlative performances by the cast, a stellar background score by B Ajaneesh Loknath and mind-blowing cinematography by Arvind S Kashyap that serenades Karnataka’s rustic locales and you have what can be called the perfect recipe for a blockbuster film. Telling you more will just be a spoiler! So, what are you waiting for? Go watch!

Also read: When Lata Mangeshkar got offended by Dilip Kumar and didn’t speak to him for 13 years

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October 01, 2022 | Nagpur News | नागपुर समाचार | Hindi News Bulletin | Nation Next

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Avani Arya | Nagpur

Nation Next Nagpur Bulletin brings to you a summary of major news events that took place in Nagpur on October 01, 2022.

Also read: Shashi Tharoor is capable of bringing Congress back in power, says Congress leader Ashish Deshmukh

 
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Purva Kothari’s jewellery collection sparkles at ‘Intrea’ exhibition in Nagpur

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Radhika Dhawad | Photographer : Nitin Mankar | Nagpur

Amid festivities, jewellery designer Purva Kothari conducted a two-day exhibition of diamond studded jewellery at Jawaharlal Darda Art Gallery in Nagpur on October 1 and 2.

Purva, in the past, has enticed celebrities including Director at Reliance Industries Nita Ambani, Varsha Patel wife of former minister Praful Patel, Founder at Videocon Venugopal Dhoot, Founder Chairman at GMR Group GM Rao and endorsements from Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saina Nehwal, to name a few.

Also watch: All you need to know about diamonds, jewellery | Interview with designer Purva Darda Kothari

Also read: When Lata Mangeshkar got offended by Dilip Kumar and didn’t speak to him for 13 years

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