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BusinessToday.In | March 18, 2019

How did FB allow livestream of New Zealand attack? PM Ardern asks FB

Facebook's troubles have only just begun. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Sunday said she would be looking for answers from Facebook and other social media firms about how an attack that killed 50 mosque-goers was livestreamed on their platforms.

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar passes away: President Kovind, PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi pay tributes

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar passed away at the age of 63 on Sunday. Parrikar, who was diagnosed with a "life-threatening disease" , was discharged from the Goa Medical College and Hospital near Panaji on February 26 last month. He had undergone treatment in hospitals of the US and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi.The former Defence Minister's health took a turn for the worse in the past two days. Several BJP leaders and allies in the ruling government in the state had met him on Saturday.

With Parrikar's passing away, search for new Goa CM set to begin
With the demise of chief minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday, the BJP-led coalition in Goa has to search for a new leader to replace him. The death of the former defence minister, who represented the Panaji assembly seat, will also necessitate a fourth bypoll in Goa, where by-elections are scheduled for the Shiroda, Mandrem and Mapusa assembly constituencies on April 23. These will held in the state along with the Lok Sabha polls.

BSNL to approach NCLT for recovering dues worth Rs 700 crore from RCom

State-owned telecom firm BSNL will approach National Company Law Tribunal this week to recover dues of about Rs 700 crore from Reliance Communications, according to official sources. Earlier, debt-ridden RCom in its plea before the NCLAT said that it wants to voluntarily go back into the insolvency process, as it will help to sell its assets in a time-bound manner.

 In India, most complaints by flyers are about harassment by airline staff

Most complaints filed by air passengers in the Civil Aviation Ministry's grievance redressal system relates to behaviour of airline staff and harassment of flyers, according to an official document. 'Loss of baggage' category in Centralized Public Grievance Redress and Monitoring system (CPGRAM) has received second highest number of complaints from air passengers, showed a Ministry document accessed by PTI.

CAIT asks government to probe Chinese goods imported via hawala channels
Traders' body Confederation of All India Traders Sunday urged the government to probe Chinese goods imported through hawala channels, which is resulting in huge revenue loss to the exchequer. CAIT, in a statement, also claimed that "such hawala money might be transferred to Pakistan for conducting terrorist activities".

Paytm Payments Bank launches mobile app for Android, iOS
Paytm Payments Bank has unveiled a mobile banking app for both Android and iOS platforms. The Paytm payments bank was launched in the year 2017 and as many as 4.3 crore savings bank customers have registered with it in India. The new Payments Bank app will allow customers to have seamless and secure access to all basic banking services
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