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All is not lost: Delhi's Daryaganj book mart 2.0 reopens with some hope at new venue

There was some nostalgia, some regret, but hope too. The steady morning drizzle had made for a gloomy day, with many of the 276 booksellers ‘keeping away’.

published on : 16th September 2019

Facebook global exec moots 'prospective' solution on WhatsApp issue; govt stands firm on traceability

WhatsApp in particular has been under fire over users misusing the platform for circulation of fake news that have incited mob fury.

published on : 15th September 2019

Abhishek Yadav, a man on a mission to empower girls through self-defense in Uttar Pradesh

Twenty-eight-year-old Abhishek Yadav teaches self-defense, combining three Japanese martial art forms.

published on : 15th September 2019

Disaster Management Authority ties up with Facebook for emergency preparedness

It is learned that Facebook, while making the SDMA a partner of its Data for Good tool, also trained scores of volunteers across the state in reporting and sharing information in times of crisis. 

published on : 15th September 2019

Govt mulling open book exam system: Suresh Kumar

Under this system, students are allowed to refer to their class notes, textbooks, and other approved material while answering questions during examns.

published on : 15th September 2019

Daryaganj book market set to return this weekend in Delhi

According to the North Delhi Municipal Corporation, the Mahila Haat, situated opposite Broadway Hotel in Daryaganj, will host the booksellers this Sunday.

published on : 13th September 2019

Economist Thomas Piketty is back with a 1,200-page guide to abolishing billionaires

The French economist’s new book is a sequel to 'Capital in the 21st Century', which has sold more than 2.5 million copies in 40 languages since 2013.

published on : 12th September 2019

Data is not new oil, shouldn't be hoarded within nations: Facebook counters Mukesh Ambani

Mukesh Ambani had stated that 'data is the new oil' as he propagated the protection of Indian users' data generated through the use of the internet as well as social media platforms.

published on : 12th September 2019

Book review: William Dalrymple's 'The Anarchy' traces the relentless rise of the East India Company

William Dalrymple's 'The Anarchy' is a story of corporate violence which deals with the origins of the Empire between 1599 to 1803.

published on : 10th September 2019

Book review: 'The far field' sheds light on the fault lines of history

In the quest, Shalini meets a cast of tender characters, who become almost like family to her.

published on : 8th September 2019

What Tamil Nadu government's plan for ticket booking means for the film industry

Tam cinema is an inextricable part of the cultural mindspace of Tamil citizens. Understanding its influence, politicians, especially of the Dravidian movement, have long used the medium for propagandl

published on : 8th September 2019

Friends with benefits: Can Facebook tackle your love life?

The mobile-only feature is part of Facebook's ongoing attempt to reach into all aspects of human existence.

published on : 5th September 2019

Over 419 million Facebook users' phone numbers exposed online

The database included 133 million records of US-based Facebook users, 18 million records of UK users and more than 50 million records of users in Vietnam.

published on : 5th September 2019

Footballers in England want racist social media accounts deleted

The Professional Footballers' Association met with Twitter, Facebook and Instagram after many of its members staged a 24-hour social media boycott in April as part a campaign called "Enough."

published on : 4th September 2019

Facebook CEO must face prison for privacy woes: US Senator

In July, the US FTC slapped a massive $5 billion fine on Facebook over users' privacy violations in the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

published on : 4th September 2019
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