Day: May 11, 2019

Day 1: Maharshi Breaks Baahubali 1 Record

Maharshi starring Mahesh Babu and Pooja Hegde is currently in the theatres now. Directed by Vamsi Paidipally, the film is a joint production of Dil Raju, PVP and Ashwini Dutt. The movie is currently creating sensational records at the box-office. As expected, the film is performing well in the USA and the audiences are loving the film. There is a huge demand for movie tickets in all areas and we are certainly sure that the film will cross the existing records. On the other side, the film is exhibiting a similar kind of performance at the regional box-office. With...

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Facebook cracking down on federal election content, but experts say more can be done

Social media experts have questioned Facebook’s attempts to bolster the accountability and transparency of political content in the current federal election campaign. Facebook said it continually removes fake accounts and has worked with the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) to identify unauthorised electoral advertising. “We’re certainly employing in this Australian election all of the learnings that we’ve had from recent elections around the world,” Facebook’s director of policy, Mia Garlick, said. “We’ve launched fact checking with the Agence France Press to ensure that the tool [to remove fake accounts] can be deployed for this election. “We’ve increased ad transparency and...

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Hamleys: India’s richest man Mukesh Ambani buys iconic toy store

India’s richest man Mukesh Ambani has bought the iconic British toy retailer Hamleys for an undisclosed sum. Reliance Brands Limited, which is owned by Mr Ambani, said it had signed an agreement to buy the company from China’s C Banner International which had acquired it in 2015. Hamleys, which was founded in 1760, is the world’s oldest toy retailer and has 167 stores across 18 countries. Reliance Industries already operates 88 Hamleys stores across 29 Indian cities. According to Forbes, the 62-year-old Mr Ambani is worth $50.7bn. “The worldwide acquisition of the iconic Hamleys brand…. is a long cherished...

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