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NewsPrint: Kasganj Riots Stoked on Facebook and More...

NewsPrint: Kasganj Riots Stoked on Facebook and More...

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INDIA

Kasganj Riots Stoked on Facebook

Communally charged commentary flowed from both sides in Kasganj. More than a thousand comments were eventually exchanged. This is not the first time that such provocative messages have been shared on Facebook. Over the past few months, several such provocations have been made but they never flared up and ended on the social media platform itself. This time, however, Abhishek Gupta alias Chandan and his friends decided to respond in person

SPORTS

Ambati Rayadu Handed Two Match Ban For Breaching BCCI Code of Conduct

Hyderabad skipper Ambati Rayudu has been handed a two-match suspension for breaching the BCCI Code of Conduct during the Syed Mustaq Ali Trophy. BCCI issued a statement which read: "Rayudu pleaded guilty to the offence and accepted the sanction proposed by BCCI and, as such, there was no need for a formal hearing.The charge was levelled by on-field umpires Mr Abhijit Deshmukh, Mr Ulhas Vithalrao Gandhe, and third umpire Mr Anil Dandekar. The BCCI is further looking into the role of Hyderabad Team Manager in this untoward incident," it added.

ENTERTAINMENT

Padmaavat Generates Record US$ 4.9 Mn In 4 Days In North America

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmaavat' has generated a record USD 4.4 million over its three-day debut period in North America and USD 4.9 million in the first four days, setting a new record in itself. The period drama is now playing in 326 theaters across the US and Canada in 2D, 3D and IMAX 3D formats. The film also set a new record for the biggest single-day gross of all-time for a Bollywood movie making USD 1.85 million on January 27.

TECH

Google Crackdown on Malicious Apps

Google removed over seven lakh malicious apps from Play Store in 2017 that violated its policies - 70 percent more than the apps it took down in 2016. 99 percent of apps with abusive contents were identified and rejected before anyone could install them.