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SC wants to regulate Facebook, WhatsApp; asks Centre for guidelines to curb misuse of social media

Neither the apex court nor the high court is competent to decide this scientific issue and it is for the government to come up with appropriate guideline to deal with these issues

Published on 24th September 2019
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Finding the holes in an argument: Tracing multiple uses of a word

Albert P' Rayan explores the different meanings of the word, 'hole'. In this column, he answers a couple of questions for which he was searching for an answer.

Published on 14th September 2019
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Issue of linking social media profiles with Aadhaar needs to be decided at the earliest: SC

The bench further said it will not go into the merits of the case and would simply decide the transfer petition filed by Facebook

Published on 14th September 2019
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Explain any plan to link social media, Aadhaar: SC to govt 

The Centre has been asked to inform whether it is contemplating any move on framing a policy to regulate social media and link social media accounts with Aadhaar

Published on 13th September 2019
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Shehla Rashid gets protection from arrest in sedition case, investigation ordered

The counsel for Rashid submitted before the court that his client is ready to join the investigation and would cooperate with the police

Published on 10th September 2019
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JKPM leader Shehla Rashid booked for sedition for tweets on Kashmir situation

In a series of tweets on August 17, Rashid had alleged that the armed forces entered houses in Kashmir at night and "ransacked" them.

Published on 6th September 2019
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Will Headmasters be called Principals in TN schools hereafter? Education department clarifies

The education department denied any plans to change the headmasters as the school principals. The higher officials also claimed the news is fake

Published on 3rd September 2019
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WhatsApp favourite tool for right-wing to influence voters, says international study

With more than 120 million users, Brazil is the second-largest WhatsApp market in the world after India which has 400 million users of the Facebook-owned platform

Published on 30th August 2019
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How engineering students from IEEE saved lives by setting up Keralarescue.in

The student volunteers of IEEE Kerala speak about their portal which has helped people through two consecutive disasters — and what their motivation to keep things open source is

Published on 20th August 2019
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SC ready to hear TN govt's demand to link FB-Aadhar to check fake news, porn, anti-national threats

The bench said the hearing in cases related to linkage of social media use profiles with Aadhaar pending before the Madras High Court will continue but no final order will be passed

Published on 20th August 2019
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#ArrestShehlaRashid trends on Twitter after army slams her allegations of harassment in Kashmir  

Rashid had also given other updates on the situation including movement in Srinagar and neighbouring cities, cooking gas shortage, food supplies, communication blackouts.   

 

Published on 19th August 2019
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Sedition complaint filed against Shehla Rashid for spreading 'fake news' against Indian army

The complaint copy stated that Rashid is deliberately and intentionally spreading fake news with the intention to incite violence in Jammu and Kashmir

Published on 19th August 2019
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Mahabharata's a great literary piece, but not scientific: Why India will March for Science on August 9

The scientists, students and the scientific community at large will march to stop the propagation of unscientific ideas and develop scientific temper

Published on 30th July 2019
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WhatsApp messages can be traced without diluting end-to-end encryption: IIT-M Porf

India started pressing for traceability of WhatsApp messages after several lynching cases last year were linked to rumours spread on the messaging service

Published on 11th July 2019
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Union Budget 2019: Is the government planning to control the data you consume?

The survey suggests that merging the data sets that the government has will be beneficial for all

Published on 4th July 2019

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