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Banned in China, Facebook opens office in Hong Kong

Hong Kong: Facebook has opened a Hong Kong office as it looks to boost its presence in Asia, even though the social networking giant is banned in mainland China, a potentially huge market.

The openi

PIO stalks Facebook founder

California, Feb. 8: Online stalking is nothing new in Facebook, but now the founder of the social networking site, Mr Mark Zuckerberg, is himself being stalked in real life by a person of Indian origi

Facebook and the Egypt uprising


Cairo: The April 6 Facebook group set up by young Egyptians to protest at high prices in 2008 this week brought tens of thousands onto the streets for anti-regime rallies despite draconian restriction

PIO faces jail for cursing on FB

London, Jan. 26: An Indian-origin British woman may be jailed in Dubai after she was charged with sending curses and insults in a chat on Facebook with a man who had approached her for sex.

Amarjit K

Brit teen's murder planned on Facebook

London: A 15-year-old schoolboy in Britain was killed in a merciless attack with samurai swords and machetes that was apparently planned on social networking website Facebook.

Sofyen Belamouadden was

FIR against Facebook for Mahatma abuse


Lucknow: An IPS officer has lodged an FIR against social networking site Facebook for allegedly maligning the image of Mahatma Gandhi through an online group.

Amitabh Thakur, an IPS officer of UP ca

Sarkozy Facebook account hacked

Melbourne: A Facebook hacker took over French president Nicolas Sarkozy's account and posted a false message that he was abandoning plans to run for re-election.

"Dear compatriots, given the exceptio

Facebook to unveil financials

The financing, $1 billion of which is from Goldman Sachs' overseas clients and $500 million from Goldman itself and Russian investment firm Digital Sky Technologies, gives the company a projected valu

Kids cautioned over new Facebook scam

London: Police in UK have warned parents and children of a Facebook scam involving fake modelling agencies that encourage kids to pose in underwear.

Leicestershire Police said the scam, using a numbe

Facebook 'fuelling divorce'

London: If you think that Facebook is a harmless way to keep in touch with friends and family, you are wrong. The social networking site is fuelling divorce epidemic.

Flirtations on the social netwo

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.