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Twitter names Vinay Prakash as Resident Grievance Officer for India

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Twitter, which is currently involved in a standoff with the Centre over the latter’s new Information Technology (I-T) rules, has on Sunday named Vinay Prakash as the Resident Grievance Officer for India.

The social media platform in its Help Center section mentioned, “Grievance Officer contact information for users in India: Resident Grievance Officer, Vinay Prakash, grievance-officer-in @ twitter.com, Twitter, Inc.”

The social media giant in its tweet said it can be contacted in India at its Bangalore office address.

For the past several months, Twitter has been involved in a stand-off with the Indian government over the new amendments in the country’s new Information Technology laws with the micro-blogging platform losing its intermediary status and becoming liable for user-generated content.

Earlier in an affidavit filed before the Delhi High Court, the Central government informed that Twitter Inc has failed to fully comply with the IT Rules 2021 in spite of the three months time granted to all Significant Social Media Intermediaries (SSMIs). The deadline for complying with the new rules was May 26, 2021.
The Government of India has approached the Supreme Court seeking transfer of all petitions challenging the constitutionality of the Information Technology (IT) Rules, 2021 from various High Courts to the top court.

India’s recently enforced law, Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Ethics Code) Rules 2021, came to regulate the functioning of online media portals and publishers, social media companies like Facebook, Twitter – rendering their services as ‘intermediaries’ – and as well as over-the-top (OTT platforms).

According to amended IT rules, social media and streaming companies will be required to take down contentious content quicker and appoint grievance redressal officers based in the country to deal with online content flagged by authorities and courts and assist in investigations.

 

 

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UP Based 18-year-old Dies of Electrocution in Jammu

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An 18-year-old youth died of electrocution after he came in contact with a live wire in Jammu. The child Mohit Sharma was a resident of Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh and was working as a daily wager in HSP for the past 20-25 days. HSP is replacing Municipality Street Lights in Jammu.

The family members alleged that the contractor lied to us that the main power switch was down and we should start the work. The concerned supervisor was absconding from the site. They also complained that the police were not ready to register the case and proceed with the investigation.

An onsite engineer said the company is ready to compensate for the youth’s death and will meet the demands of the family.

Amish Mahajan
Content Writer
JK Media

 

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India’s Top Car Manufacturing Company is Calling Job Applications for ITI Passouts, Apply Early

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Maruti Suzuki India, under the Mission Youth initiative, is inviting applications for ITI Passouts. The candidates applying for the job must be an ITI pass out with a valid diploma, and their age must be between 18-26 years.

The last date for applying is 30 September 2021 at 12:00 AM. Any entry beyond this date and time will not be considered under any circumstances.

Candidates applying for the job has to undergo an online test(Technical, Aptitude & Behavioural) followed by a personal interview. After clearing the test and the interview, the candidates will be eligible to work with the company.

Applying Link – https://visionjobs.in/jobseeker/VITW.aspx

How to register –
● Click on Proceed Button & Provide Primary Mobile Number.
● Validate Mobile Number with the OTP sent to you on Mobile No.
● Fill in your relevant details and preferences.

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Old aged drivers to write ‘E’ on their vehicles

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A big news for the old aged drivers as the Government has appealed them to write ‘E’ letter on their vehicles.

Keeping the traffic conditions and increase in accidents in consideration, the old aged people driving a vehicle will now write ‘E’ letter denoting elder on their vehicle.

This sign will alert the youth while driving on the road and make them careful when around the ‘E’ signed vehicles.

Talab Tillo District Traffic Inspector (DTI) Rakesh Kumar said that the ‘E’ sign on vehicles with drivers above age 60 will avoid unnecessary honking near them.

He further said that the new rule would be beneficial to the elders as they would easily get side on the road and the Traffic Police is encouraging them to follow the new rule.

Muskan Langoo, Content writer, JK Media

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33,715,049 Total Cases
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32,978,557 Recovered Cases

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