WhatsApp has moved the Delhi high court against the new rules announced in February for digital media companies.
The new requirement forces them to adopt features such as traceability for identifying originators of messages.
The rules pertain to new guidelines notified under the Information Technology Act on February 25. They gave digital media companies three months to implement new content moderation mechanisms, appoint new officers who will be liable for compliance, and adopt features such as traceability of messages.
Bangladesh has cleared a $200 million currency swap facility for Sri Lanka, to help boost its economy, becoming the first South Asian country to extend crucial financial assistance to the island nation this year.
Sri Lanka’s main foreign exchange-earning sectors such as tourism, export of garments and tea are badly hit due to the pandemic.
The country has been struggling to maintain its reserves in the face of a daunting debt repayment schedule. It debt obligations have already crossed $ 4.5 billion.