Google Plus to close after bug leaks personal information

Google is shutting down its long-shunned Plus social network for consumers, following its disclosure of a flaw discovered in March that could have exposed some personal information of up to 500,000 people. The announcement came in a Monday blog post , which marked Google’s first public description of the privacy bug. Google deliberately avoided disclosing
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The Saudi stock market plunged Sunday after President Donald Trump threatened “severe punishment” over the disappearance of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi. The Tadawul exchange in Riyadh dropped over 6 percent in the week’s first day of trading, with 182 of its 186 listed stocks showing losses by the early afternoon. Turkish officials say they
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Amnesty International has urged Nepal government to ensure public participation in law and public policy-making processes. This plea comes amid mounting criticism against the government and federal parliament for drafting and endorsing fundamental rights laws related without in-depth deliberations. In a press statement released on Friday, the international human rights organisation said lack of preparation
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At least nine climbers including five Korean nationals were killed when a massive landslide buried the base camp of Mt Gurja (7,193 metres) at lap of the south face of Mt Dhaulagiri in western Nepal, according to the expedition organiser. Wangchu Sherpa, Managing Director at Trekking Camp Nepal said that five Korean climbers including team
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BEIJING, Jan. 1 – Once again it is time for reflections and resolutions. For China, which sailed through a difficult year safe and sound, and with government promises of a more efficient and open economy, the country is ready to start a new journey. Despite some turbulence along the way, China’s economy ended 2017 stronger
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onsidering the increasing number of complaints related to problems being faced by Nepali migrant workers in Qatar, the government is planning to hold talks with the concerned Qatari authorities soon. “We will soon hold talks with the Qatari government to settle the issues raised by Nepali migrant workers on human rights, security, benefits and salaries,”
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A recent survey released by the website sleepinginairports.net said Tribhuvan International Airport secured the title of the tenth worst airport in the world. “TIA is the only airport in South Asia, which made it to the list of 10 of the world’s worst airports.” Only two airports — TIA and Uzbekistan’s Tashkent International Airport —
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Tribhuvan University, the oldest varsity in the country, has been ranked among top 800 to 1,000 universities in the world by the United Kingdom-based Times Higher Education-World University Rankings. THE-WUR is one of the world’s largest university ranking agency. It also publishes lists of top 10  and top 100 universities in the world, according to
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British Army has promoted a Gurkha officer of Nepali origin to the post of Lieutenant Colonel, the sixth-ranked officer in the army. Lieutenant Colonel Tol Khamcha Magar was promoted to the post earlier this week on February 2 amid a special ceremony at the Regional Command Headquarter based in Aldershot, England. “My hard work, talent
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At a time when ex-British Gurkhas are fighting for their rights, their sitting colleagues have achieved success in the field one after another. British Gurkha Yam Bahadur Rana has recently been promoted as lieutenant colonel. The promotion committee of British Army on Thursday decided to promote Rana to the ninth rank in the military service.
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