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Man got death sentence for showing squid game in school, child jailed

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Netflix's latest web series Squid Game is becoming quite popular. The audience has liked it very much. Meanwhile, in North Korea, a man has been sentenced to death for distributing copies of the squid game. Not only this, other convicts involved in the case have been sentenced to life imprisonment and rigorous imprisonment for watching the show illegally. This includes a child. In fact, media reports quoting North Korea's news agency RFA have said that this accused smuggler acquired a copy of the show in China and brought it back to North Korea. There he allegedly sold copies of the show on USB flash drives. First a school student secretly bought this drive and saw it with a friend.  The report also mentions that the friend who saw the same told many other friends as well, along with he shared the drive. Then suddenly it was revealed and everyone was caught. The court has sentenced the accused under a new law. Not only this, the committee investigating this

China's Xi vows tighter oversight of tech firms, digital economy

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President Xi Jinping has demanded that the country's technology sector be better regulated, highlighting the intense scrutiny and turmoil that Chinese internet firms have endured as a result of their fast rise. Xinhua said Tuesday that improved monitoring will help China take advantage of the digital industry's change, citing Xi at a meeting of Communist Party officials the day before. He advocated for a stronger link between traditional sectors and the digital economy, which includes everything from big data and artificial intelligence to cloud computing and blockchain. Xi promised to "fix" policies that damage the public and obstruct fair competition. Regulators have caught many in the business off guard. Chinese regulators recently punished Meituan, a U.S.-listed online meal delivery company, $530 million for breaking anti-monopoly legislation. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. was fined a record $2.8 billion for antitrust violations earlier this year, and Did

What could work and what needn't for Rakesh Jhunjhunwala's airline venture

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Akasa Air, funded by Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, has received a critical no-objection certificate (NoC) from the civil aviation ministry. He intends to establish a new airline in India in the hopes of increasing the number of people who travel by air. The airline plans to begin service next summer. Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, often known as India's Warren Buffet, has invested Rs 247.50 crore in Akasa Air, an ultra low-cost carrier. Jhunjhunwala has a net worth of $4.6 billion, according to Forbes. Madhav Bhatkuly, the founder of investment fund New Horizon, is another significant name on Dalal Street who has invested roughly Rs six crore in the company. Bhatkuly is well-known. The following senior executives are on the board of directors: Vinay Dube, the CEO, is a promoter. Praveen Iyer has been promoted to the position of Chief Commercial Officer. Iyer is a founding member of the team and a former Jet Airways colleague of Dubey's. Neelu Khatri, the new head of corporate affairs,

North Korea fires suspected submarine-launched missile into waters off Japan

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According to the South Korean military, North Korea fired a suspected submarine-launched ballistic missile into waters off the coast of Japan. In January, Pyongyang showcased the rocket, calling it "the world's most powerful weapon." It comes just weeks after South Korea unveiled its own comparable weapon. In recent weeks, North Korea has conducted a series of missile tests, claiming to have tested hypersonic and long-range weaponry. Some of these tests are in violation of international treaties. The United Nations has specifically barred the country from testing ballistic missiles or nuclear weapons. Ballistic missiles, according to the UN, are more dangerous than cruise missiles because they may carry more potent warheads, have a longer range, and fly quicker. EXPLAINER: The missile and nuclear programmes of North Korea FEATURE: A high-profile defector discusses his experiences on Kim's N Korea The Joint Chiefs of Staff of South Korea reported on Tuesday

In an age of self-interest, Boris Johnson's secret COP26 weapon may have to be shame

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Boris Johnson will welcome the world to Glasgow, Scotland, in less than two weeks, where he will host the COP26 international climate conference at a critical juncture in our planet's history. Over the next two weeks, the British Prime Minister intends to persuade some of the world's most prominent leaders to speed up reductions in greenhouse gas emissions this decade. It's impossible to overestimate the significance of this conference for Johnson's international image. Since the United Kingdom decided to leave the European Union, he has argued that Brexit is an opportunity for his country to become a more active member of the global community, leading the way in trade reform. To be considered a success, Johnson and Alok Sharma, his COP26 President, will need delegates to commit to limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial temperatures, rather than the 2 degrees Celsius indicated in the 2015 Paris Agreement. He'll also seek doze

New York's bankruptcy court dismisses plea filed by Nirav Modi, associates

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The plea of fugitive diamond dealer Nirav Modi and his partners, seeking the discharge of fraud claims against them, was denied by a bankruptcy court in New York. Richard Levin, the court-appointed trustee of three US corporations—Firestar Diamond, Fantasy Inc, and A Jaffe—indirectly held by Nirav Modi in the past, stated the claims. Levin had also asked for a minimum of USD 15 million in damages for ôharmö caused to Modi's debtors by his colleagues Mihir Bhansali and Ajay Gandhi. Judge Sean H Lane of the Southern District of New York Bankruptcy Court issued the ruling last Friday, dealing a huge blow to the Indian fugitive and his associates. "In a clear judgement, US Trustee Richard Levin's revised complaint in the adversary action coming out of Modi's initial chapter 11 bankruptcy petition, alleging fraud, violation of fiduciary responsibilities, RICO, and associated state law claims," Indian American attorney Ravi Batra told PTI. According to Batra

PM Modi to inaugurate Kushinagar International Airport, launch development projects tomorrow

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The maiden flight from Colombo, Sri Lanka, carrying a Sri Lankan delegation of over 100 Buddhist monks and dignitaries, including the 12-member holy relic entourage conveying the holy Buddha relics for display, will mark the inauguration of the Kushinagar International Airport. additional locations in Gujarat The prime minister will lay the foundation stone of Rajkiya Medical College in Kushinagar, which would cost over Rs 280 crore, at a public event. In the academic year 2022-2023, the institution will open a 500-bed hospital and admit 100 students to the MBBS programme. He will also lay the foundation stone for 12 development projects totaling over Rs 180 crore, according to the statement.