Egypt has barred three private Iraqi TV stations from its main satellite system, the broadcasting regulator said on Tuesday, after Baghdad complained that their coverage was stoking sectarian tensions.
Saudi Arabian authorities have warned that they will block access to popular Internet messaging applications like Skype, Viber and WhatsApp if telecommunication providers there don`t comply with rules and regulatory conditions.
Pakistani authorities have blocked about 20,000 websites, including YouTube, for hosting "objectionable" material like footage from the anti-Islam movie "Innocence of Muslims", an official said on Monday.
All 682 candidates in the ensuing panchayat polls in nine panchayats under Dumaria block in Bihar`s Gaya district on Wednesday withdrew their nomination apparently giving in to the naxalites call for poll boycott.
Thousands of villagers, displaced
due to erection of barbed wire fencing along the Indo-Bangla
border, on Wednesday blocked the Assam-Agartala National highway at
Reshambagan near here demanding proper rehabilitation.
Taking suo motu cognisance of
public inconvenience caused by the ongoing Jat agitation, the
Allahabad High Court on Friday directed the governments concerned to clear railway tracks and national highways blocked due to the stir.