Facebook faces UK fine over its data privacy scandal
Thursday, July 12, 2018, 8:53 AM
Facebook is facing its first financial penalty for allowing the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica to forage through the personal data of millions of unknowing Facebook users. The social media giant faces a 500,000-pound ($663,000) fine for failing to protect the personal information of its subscribers following an investigation into the Cambridge Analytica data harvesting scandal by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office.
45 traders fined Rs 23.45 lakh for GST tax evasion
Saturday, June 16, 2018, 8:53 AM
A penalty of Rs.23.48L was imposed on 45-traders for evading payment of GST to the tune of Rs.51.3L in the last one month beginning May-15. The Commissioner of Commercial Taxes, G Srinivas, in a release said they acted on a tip-off from the public who informed them through Whatsapp, e-mail and also in written complaints, of non-issuance of proper bills by the traders.