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J&K security agencies want ban on social media to continue

Claim rumour mongering has come down significantly Security agencies are advocating continuation of the ban on the social media in Kashmir claiming “it has yielded results on the ground”, as the one-month suspension ends on May 26. Top police sources told The Hindu that there was “a visible change on the ground as rumour mongering on the social media sites ... Read More »

No-cell zone: Masters clings to ban on mobile phones

When you walk through the gates of Augusta National, it really is a throwback to a different era. Welcome to one of the few remaining places on the planet where cellphones are strictly prohibited. And, rest assured, the folks in the green jackets are serious about everyone going dark. More than a decade ago, Scott Feight got one of those ... Read More »

Russia to ban cigarette sale ‘to anyone born after 2015’

IANS | Jan 12, 2017, 01.03 PM IST   The Health Ministry proposal, which has the backing of President Vladimir Putin, would make Russia the first country in the world to completely phase out tobacco. The ban proposal, obtained by Russian newspaper Izvestia, would go into effect in 2033, when the affected Russian citizens (now babies) turn 18 years old. ... Read More »

Arista just lost a patent round against Cisco and could face an import ban

Cisco Systems has won the latest round against Arista Networks at a U.S. trade agency that could block importation of Arista products. Arista violated three Cisco patents on networking technologies, Administrative Law Judge David Shaw of the U.S. International Trade Commission ruled on Tuesday. If the full Commission confirms that finding, the ruling could be bad news for Arista, a ... Read More »