Tag Archives: Ban

PUBG Mobile Ban: ‘Health Reminder’ Spotted In-Game, Limits Play Time of Indian Users

Gujarat government issued a directive in January to ban PlayerUnknown’s Battleground mobile game in several districts, citing an addiction amongst players. The PUBG ban later resulted in the arrest of 10 people in Rajkot for playing the game. The game makers have been looking at ways to avoid the ban and the arrests, and its first attempt is by sending ... Read More »

IIT JEE (Advanced) Counselling 2017 starts again, Supreme Court lifts ban

With Supreme Court (SC) earlier putting a stay on counselling and admission to IITs and other institutions related to JEE (Advanced) entrance examination, today after examining the whole issue, the court has lifted its ban. Moreover, as reported by IANS, the bench, headed by Justice Dipak Misra, while vacating the stay, said that no High Court will entertain any plea on ... Read More »

How People In Riot-Hit Saharanpur Are Getting Around The Internet Ban

On 25 May, local authorities in the Saharanpur district of western Uttar Pradesh blocked mobile internet services following caste violence between Dalits and Thakurs. The Saharanpur police said it had suspended Internet services to prevent “outsiders” from “instigating locals with WhatsApp and Facebook posts”. Yet, the locals have found a way to circumvent the ban already. The Hindustan Times reports ... Read More »

Hunting ban wrecked foxes’ country lifestyle

‘Fox hunts observed a close season, not hunting foxes during most of their breeding and rearing cycle in spring and summer,’ writes Michael Clayton. Photograph: edevansuk/Getty Images It is no coincidence that the  proliferation of foxes in urban areas (A brush with nature, G2, 10 April) has greatly increased since the Blair government’s Hunting Act 2004. Life for the fox ... Read More »

Britain And US Ban Tech Gadgets On Flights

A new electronic gadget ban is likely to inconvenience thousands of expats flying from Africa and the Middle East to Britain and the USA. In almost simultaneous announcements, both countries have issued a ban on all electronic gadgets carried onto commercial jets as hand luggage. The ban is yet to be confirmed in detail by either government, but seems to ... Read More »