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YouTube's new feature will allow parents to choose what their children can watch

YouTube's upcoming feature called 'supervised experiences', will come with a new set of restrictions that allows parents to better control what content their children can access on the video platform.

Published on 25th February 2021
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Government comes up with stricter norms for social media, digital platforms such as OTTs

The norms would be applicable to offences under which an offender would be punishable with imprisonment for a term of not less than five years

Published on 25th February 2021
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YouTube announces new feature that'll help supervise content and allow more parental control  

In the upcoming months, the new YouTube experience will be launched in beta for parents to allow their children to watch videos through a supervised Google account 

Published on 25th February 2021
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La Martiniere Boys School in UP shuts for two days as COVID spreads

The school has been declared a containment zone and a medical team that reached there on Wednesday evening has collected 332 more samples

Published on 25th February 2021
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This new Cancer-drug from IIT Madras will save endangered trees in India and China. Here's how

Camptothecin, the third most in-demand alkaloid, is commercially extracted in India from the endangered plant, Nothapodytes nimmoniana

Published on 25th February 2021
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Study finds that diabetes patients who use health apps have improved health, lower medical costs

The study concluded that patients who used the apps had better health outcomes and were able to regulate their health behaviour more effectively

Published on 25th February 2021
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Let’s Teach English: How this Chennai initiative is helping underprivileged children speak English better

What began as a pandemic project currently has over 3000 volunteers and 40 organisations enrolled in the Let’s Teach English initiative in different states all over the country

Published on 24th February 2021
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Facebook intensifies fight against child abuse content; tightens norms, adds new tools 

Advocating its stringent zero-tolerance stance on child sexual exploitation content on its platform, Facebook said using its apps to harm children is "abhorrent and unacceptable"

Published on 24th February 2021
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New research suggests changes in writing style can reveal which social group people belong to

When one of these group memberships becomes relevant in a particular situation, behaviour tends to follow the norms of this group so that people behave "appropriately"

Published on 24th February 2021
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How Niveditha went from being a dyslexic student with red-marked report cards to being an award-winning PhD scholar

Niveditha B Warrier is a second-year PhD scholar at Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady. She is researching dyslexic narratives in English

Published on 24th February 2021
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Private schools in Gurugram reluctant to resume primary classes with COVID-19 cases increasing across the country

Schools will have to follow all COVID-19 related guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) before starting operations, said a senior education department official

Published on 24th February 2021
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Madhya Pradesh govt launches 'Safe City' initiative to impart self-defence skills to women

Under the new initiative, a self-defence camp was organised by the Vasumitra NGO at the Women and Child Development Centre in Indore

Published on 24th February 2021
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Six winners emerge from fifth edition of India's largest online Arithmetic Genius Contest

The preliminary rounds of the contest were conducted during the tough pandemic times when children were forced to stay at home

Published on 24th February 2021
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SKF India announces scholarships for over 100 underprivileged meritorious girls

Targeted at girls pursuing various professional courses such as medical, engineering and CA, among others, the scholarship fund can be utilised for covering expenses  

Published on 24th February 2021
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This 14-year-old's virtual classroom app won the IIT Roorkee app innovation challenge. Here's why

The IIT Roorkee App Innovation Challenge was open to students from Grade 8 to 12. Students had to build apps on one of the following themes: agriculture, education, healthcare and sanitisation

Published on 23rd February 2021

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