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on Apr 17, 2024

ANKARA: Elon Musk, CEO of social media platform X, on Monday proposed a small fee for new users to write, reply to, or like posts. In a post on X, Musk said such a measure would be unavoidable in order to “curb the relentless onslaught of bots” on the website. “Current AI (and troll farms) […]

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on Apr 17, 2024

KAHROR PAKKA: Amid jubilant celebrations, Lahore High Court delivered a verdict in favour of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)-backed Member of National Assembly (MNA) from NA 144, prompting supporters to erupt in joy with fireworks and sweet distributions. In a decisive move, the Lahore High Court bench ruled in favour of the PTI-backed MNA from NA 144, […]

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on Apr 17, 2024

An affluent Jain couple from the Indian state of Gujarat, Bhavesh Bhandari and his wife, have made a substantial donation of nearly INR2 billion and embarked on a journey of spiritual enlightenment by embracing monkhood. According to The Economic Times, they relinquished their wealth in February and are scheduled to formally embrace renunciation at an […]

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on Apr 17, 2024

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday said the visit of the Saudi high-level delegation led by Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud would usher in a new era of very close cooperation in coming months. Speaking at a dinner hosted by him in honour of the Saudi foreign minister and his delegation, […]

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on Apr 16, 2024

WASHINGTON: Meta Platforms, CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Monday won the dismissal of some claims in a dozen lawsuits accusing him of concealing from the public that Facebook and Instagram were harmful to children. The ruling, by US District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers in Oakland, California, came in the sprawling litigation by children pursuing hundreds of […]

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on Apr 16, 2024

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping met with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Tuesday at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, calling on the two sides to carry forward the distinctive characteristics of mutual benefit and win-win outcomes and achieve mutual success. Noting that this year marks the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the all-round […]

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on Apr 16, 2024

Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, accompanied by a delegation, met with the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Syed Asim Munir on Tuesday, the military said. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), discussions centred on mutual interests and policies to further bolster bilateral cooperation across various sectors. The statement said that the […]

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on Apr 16, 2024

DUBAI: Torrential rain flooded roads, homes and malls and briefly halted operations at Dubai’s airport as storms lashed the Gulf on Tuesday, after leaving at least 18 dead in Oman. Dubai, the Middle East’s financial centre, was paralysed by the heavy storms that caused widespread flooding around the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain. Flagship shopping […]

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on Apr 16, 2024

HONG KONG: China’s Baidu (9888.HK) said on Tuesday its artificial intelligence chatbot “Ernie Bot” has garnered more than 200 million users as it seeks to remain China’s most popular ChatGPT-like chatbot amid increasingly fierce competition. The number of users has roughly doubled since the company’s last update in December. The chatbot was released to the […]

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on Apr 16, 2024

ISLAMABAD: The consumers will get a Rs4.12 per unit reduction in their electricity bills for the month of May as compared to March. A petition has been submitted to the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) for slashing fuel cost adjustment from Rs4.92 per unit to Rs2.94 per unit for May as compared to April, […]