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Calls for Twitch to police 'sexual streaming'

Calls for Twitch to police 'sexual streaming'

Technology
Scroll through the In Real Life (IRL) section of streaming site Twitch and you could be forgiven for thinking, now and then, that you have landed on a camgirl site. Scattered among the artists, cooks and professional eaters are a growing band of young women wearing revealing clothing while they game. Some go further and entertain fans by dancing or by doing a series of suggestive exercises, like squats, to tempt people to subscribe to their channel or to hand over Twitch's micro-currency - bits.Dubbed "booby streamers" these young women have been a feature of Twitch for years but their numbers have grown significantly over the last few months, prompting a wave of complaints. On social media many parents have posted messages about what their younger children are seeing when they visit the s...
Industry body calls for easy land and finance availability to boost senior housing sector

Industry body calls for easy land and finance availability to boost senior housing sector

Finance
NEW DELHI: The government should provide easy land availability and finance options to private real estate developers and offer incentives to boost the senior housing sector in India, according to industry body PHD Chamber. The body has urged the Centre to establish a regulatory body for senior housing to invite genuine stakeholders to participate and promote fair plays in the market. In an report published today, PHD Chamber has also called for a single window mechanism for real estate developers planning to develope senior housing. Rajeev Talwar, vice president, PHD Chamber and chief executive officer, DLF, feels motivation to real estate developers is required with lucrative framework and investment opportunities for promoting large scale participation in the senior housing sector b...
Mauricio Pochettino calls for patience with Tottenham and England star Dele Alli

Mauricio Pochettino calls for patience with Tottenham and England star Dele Alli

Sports
Mauricio Pochettino wants to help Dele Alli by starting him against Barnsley in the Carabao Cup on Tuesday but has called for patience with the Tottenham midfielder.Alli has endured a turbulent start to the season. The 21-year-old is waiting to discover whether FIFA will hand him an international ban for the one-fingered gesture he made during England's win over Slovakia earlier this month.He is already serving a three-match suspension in the Champions League, therefore missing Tottenham's win over Borussia Dortmund last week, while off the pitch the youngster is reportedly negotiating a change of agent.Two goals against Burnley and Newcastle made for an encouraging start to the campaign but Alli's form has dipped and he was particularly disappointing in Saturday's goalless draw against Sw...
The Latest: Russia condemns nuclear test, calls for talks

The Latest: Russia condemns nuclear test, calls for talks

Technology
The Latest on the nuclear test North Korea conducted Sunday — its sixth and largest so far (all times local): ——— 6:35 p.m. The Russian Foreign Ministry says North Korea's claim to have tested a hydrogen bomb "deserves the strongest condemnation." It's calling for all parties to refrain from escalating tensions further. The ministry issued a statement Sunday urging immediate dialogue and negotiations. It says that's the only way settle the Korean Peninsula's problems, "including the nuclear one." The ministry says Russia reaffirms its readiness to participate in negotiations, "including in the context of the implementation of the Russian-Chinese road map." Under that proposal, North Korea would suspend nuclear and missile tests in exchange for the U.S. and South Korea suspending their joi
Kenyatta wins second term and calls for unity

Kenyatta wins second term and calls for unity

World
Kenya's president Uhuru Kenyatta has won a second term, but opposition candidate Raila Odinga claims the vote was rigged.The country's election commission says Kenyatta won Tuesday's election with 54.27% of the vote, calling it "credible, fair and peaceful".Opposition leader Raila Odinga took 44.74%, said commission chairman Wafula Chebukati.Nearly 80% of the 19 million registered voters cast their ballots."Having fulfilled the requirement by law... I therefore wish to declare Uhuru Kenyatta... as President-elect," said Mr Chebukati.Kenyan police fired tear gas to contain protests which broke out minutes after the winner was declared.The protests erupted in Kisumu city, an opposition stronghold, and Mathare, a Nairobi slum, witnesses said.Image:Mr Odinga's opposition claims figures release...