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Odisha: Paddy Procurement Comes To A Halt In Bargarh

Bargarh: The farmers across Bargarh district, known as Odisha’s rice bowl, have been repeatedly complaining about irregularities in the paddy procurement process, but strangely the district administration has just lent a deaf ear to their plight. Token system has been made compulsory for the farmers at the time of entry in the Mandis. But it […]

Facebook halts feature meant to minimise toxic content: Report

San Francisco: Fearing a conservative backlash, Facebook has reportedly shelved a feature intended to encourage more civil discussion among users of opposing political beliefs. Joel Kaplan, Facebook’s Global Head of Policy, flagged that the project — known as “Common Ground” — could lead to accusations that the site was biased against conservatives, The Wall Street […]