Monday, Mar. 25, 2019

Facebook faces criminal data privacy investigation as its senior executives quit
Sunita Agarwal, Pune
Facebook is facing a criminal investigation from Fair Trade Commission (FTC), the premier consumer protection agency for sharing consumers' private data with third parties to earn profit.

US warns India and other countries against buying sanctioned Venezuelan oil
Balaji Reddy, Mumbai
US Special Representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams told Reuters that India must not be buying oil from current Maduro regime of Venezuela against the wishes of the people of that country.

Cash strapped Pakistan waits for World Bank and loans from allies for forex payment needs
Ananya Shorabji, Mumbai
The current inflow of foreign funds is down 61% compared to last year. Foreign funds cash flow situation is in a critical condition in Pakistan.

Secret links between Nirav Modi and forign accounts of PNB Bank officials in London
Sunita Agarwal, Pune
Indian agencies such as CBI and ED who are trying to get to the bottom of this PNB scandal suspect some employees of the Punjab PNB have bank accounts and assets in London and other international destinations.

Fastest economy but India leads South Asia in youth unemployment
Suresh Babu, Chennai
Can this be the looming disaster for the fastest growing economy in the world?

Pakistan PM Khan focuses on economic growth as GDP slows down to projected 4.3% - how will India react?
Sonia Mendoza, Goa
2018 showed a robust 5.8 percent GDP growth in Pakistan. Moody's Investors Service has projected Pakistan economy to slow down to 4.3 percent in fiscal year 2019. This is a massive problem for Pakistan.

China spearheading to help build LNG power plants in Sri Lanka
Jijan Bo, Beijing, China
Cheng Xueyuan, Chinese ambassador to Sri Lanka has assured the Energy and Business Development Ravi Karunanayake that China will help in building power generation plants in Sri Lanka.



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