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Fans support Akshay Kumar's film on Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj amid social media criticism

Upon unveiling first look as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in his upcoming film on the great Maratha warrior, the actor faced mixed response on the social media.

published on : 7th December 2022

Oversight board slams Facebook, Instagram for special treatment of high-profile users

Content identified as breaking Meta's rules is left up on Facebook and Instagram when it is most viral and could cause harm, the board said.

published on : 6th December 2022

Chennai: Two teenagers killed in road accident; one was riding bike, another filming

While Praveen was riding the bike, Hari was filming. The video surfaced on social media sites on Friday.

published on : 3rd December 2022

The ransomware threat is real

The aim of India’s cyber-technical cooperation should be to adopt a two-pronged approach, defensive and offensive methodologies, to counter the threat.

published on : 1st December 2022

Telangana: Five minor boys gangrape classmate, film it, held

Since they were close, the boys thought they could lure the 17-year-old into having intercourse with them. In August, the boys sexually assaulted her at her home while her family members were away.

published on : 30th November 2022

Gujarat battle on social media: Congress focuses more on Yatra; AAP leads with max posts on Sunday

The flow of assembly election-related posts was almost the same during the last week, except on Friday when the count of the posts on polls was the lowest for the BJP and the other two parties.

published on : 29th November 2022

Two booked for bid to instigate caste violence on social media

Sources said Jothimani of Uthumalai village in Tenkasi district is a member of a WhatsApp group comprising people of his own caste.

published on : 29th November 2022

FIFA World Cup: US soccer scrubs Islamic emblem from Iran flag

The federation said in a statement Sunday that it decided to forego the official flag on social media accounts to show “support for the women in Iran fighting for basic human rights.

published on : 27th November 2022

Selfie desire kills four teenage girls in Belagavi

According to the sources, a group of 40 girls who are studying at the Bashiban Madarsa school in Belagavi went for a weekend picnic to the Kirwad dam.

published on : 26th November 2022

Teen allegedly raped in Bulandshahr

The girl was dropped near home in the evening later, her brother alleged. Prima facie, the boys and the girl know each other, Shikarpur circle officer Satyendra Singh said.

published on : 25th November 2022

Gujarat: Parties extensively use social media to connect with voters, run poll campaigns 

BJP's social media campaigns are focused on highlighting the achievements of the party-led government in Gujarat during the last two decades.

published on : 18th November 2022

The never-ending online roulette of tweets & trolls 

Alternately, Twitter may become a paid service. According to CNN, court documents show that Musk intends to make users pay using cryptocurrency for every post.

published on : 18th November 2022

Kerala police taste the ‘fruit’ of cop’s kindness

Salim T M, sub-inspector of  Malayalapuzha police station, near here, was on patrol on the Kumbazha-Konni route at around 11am on Tuesday. 

published on : 16th November 2022

Man held for abusive remarks against TN CM Stalin

The man was identified as V Boopathy. The police said Boopathy, in an inebriated state, uploaded the video on social media in which he abused the CM and scheduled castes. 

published on : 7th November 2022

Sketches of happiness: Meet Harsha Pathu, a girl who draws smiles on her subjects' faces

When I show my sketches to people, the joy on their faces is everything to me. That’s what inspires me to work more. 

published on : 4th November 2022

22-year-old student gets 5-year jail term for 'celebrating' Pulwama terror attack on FB

His advocate argued that he was below 21 years and had not committed any other offence and should be released on probation, however, the court cited reasons to deny him probation.

published on : 1st November 2022

Musk fires Twitter board of directors, making himself sole member

Having taken ownership of the social media service, Musk has invited a group of tech-world friends and investors to help guide the San Francisco-based company's transformation.

published on : 1st November 2022

50K-strong BJP army set to take on AAP theough social media campaign

Rohit Upadhyay, the Social Media head of Delhi BJP added that the programme is specially being launched ahead of the civic polls. 

published on : 1st November 2022

Muzzling free speech or legit controls? Social media politics divides govt, activists, experts

Social media experts said that there are both positive and negative sides in the social media posts. However, like the traditional media there must be a controlling and monitoring authority.

published on : 30th October 2022

India calls for zero tolerance on terror

EAM says social media platforms have turned into potent instruments in ‘toolkit’ of terror outfits

published on : 30th October 2022
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