TikTok Ban: Bill to Block App on US Government Devices Passes Committee

TikTok Ban Lifted by Pakistan Court, ‘Immoral’ Content Being Monitored on App

TikTok downloads on US government devices may soon be not allowed. The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee unanimously passed a bill that would ban US federal workers from downloading the popular app TikTok onto US government devices, Senator Josh Hawley, a bill sponsor, said in a press statement on Wednesday. The US Senate unanimously … Read more

DeSantis signs Florida election bill limiting drop boxes, mail-in voting live on ‘Fox & Friends’

DeSantis signs Florida election bill limiting drop boxes, mail-in voting live on 'Fox & Friends'

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a voting bill in the state into law on Thursday morning, making his state the latest GOP-leaning state to enact voting changes after the 2020 presidential election.  DeSantis, a Republican, said live on “Fox & Friends” that the new law would continue to keep things like mail voting accessible while … Read more

News18 Daybreak | Didi to Take Over as Bengal CM for 3rd Term; Bill and Melinda Gates’ Daughter Opens up on Parents’ Divorce

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Mamata Banerjee Swearing-in Ceremony LIVE Updates: Didi to Take Over as Bengal CM for 3rd Term After Astounding Victory in Assembly Polls Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee will be sworn-in as West Bengal chief minister for the third straight term today after she spearheaded her party to a remarkable victory in the assembly polls. Pets … Read more

News18 Daybreak | Bill Gates and Melinda Announce Divorce After 27 Years of Marriage, to Continue Work Together; AIIMS Chief Warns Against Going for CT Scan in Mild Covid-19 Cases

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Several Killed, Homes Vandalised in Post Poll Clashes Between TMC, BJP in West Bengal There were reports of post-poll violence from various parts of West Bengal on Monday, including in the city, barely a day after the result of the hotly contested state assembly poll was declared and rivals TMC and BJP traded charges. Purba … Read more

Wealth and philanthropy of Bill and Melinda Gates – Times of India

Wealth and philanthropy of Bill and Melinda Gates - Times of India

SEATTLE: Bill and Melinda Gates‘ divorce will entail complex decisions about how to handle their wealth after 27 years of marriage. Here are details about their wealth and the couple’s philanthropic activities. Bill GatesBill Gates is the world’s fourth-richest person with a net worth of $130.5 billion, according to Forbes. Gates dropped out of Harvard … Read more

Florida passes social media bill that would punish companies for banning politicians

Florida passes social media bill that would punish companies for banning politicians

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is expected to approve legislation backed by state Republican lawmakers this week that would penalize social media companies for banning politicians from their platforms. Under the legislation, social media platforms would face fines of $250,000 per day for banning a Florida political candidate and $25,000 for other candidates. Platforms would also … Read more

Idaho Senate passes bill banning critical race theory in public schools, liberals protest

Idaho Senate passes bill banning critical race theory in public schools, liberals protest

The Idaho Senate on Monday passed “nondiscrimination” legislation to prohibit schools from forcing students to “personally affirm, adopt, or adhere to” certain critical race theory teachings. HB 377 aims to prevent schools and universities from teaching students of certain demographics that are inferior or superior to other students or that they are “inherently responsible for 41 actions … Read more

Ilhan Omar to reintroduce bill creating new federal board to independently investigate police misconduct

Ilhan Omar to reintroduce bill creating new federal board to independently investigate police misconduct

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., plans to reintroduce a bill next week that would create a federal agency to independently investigate police killings and in-custody deaths. The eight-member board would be appointed by the president to carry out investigations into police use of force and issue findings and determinations of responsibility. Under Omar’s bill, if police departments don’t follow through on … Read more

Govt may hike FDI limit in pension sector to 74%; Bill likely in monsoon session – Times of India

Govt may hike FDI limit in pension sector to 74%; Bill likely in monsoon session - Times of India

NEW DELHI: The government may hike foreign direct investment (FDI) limit in the pension sector to 74 per cent and a Bill in this regard is expected to come in the next Parliament session, according to sources. Last month, Parliament approved a Bill to increase FDI limit in the insurance sector from 49 per cent … Read more

Clashes In London As Thousands Join “Kill The Bill” Rallies Across UK

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Clashes In London As Thousands Join “Kill The Bill” Rallies Across UK London: Thousands of demonstrators joined rallies across Britain on Saturday against a proposed law that would give police extra powers to curb protests, with some scuffles breaking out following a march in London. The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts bill aims to toughen … Read more

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