IL&FS toxic bond pandemic now hits Gujarat blue chips

New Delhi, April 9  The IL&FS toxic bonds contagion has grown into a pandemic and now has hit Gujarat, the PMs own turf which he nurtured so well for over a decade. Information with IANS suggests that several top state-owned PSUs have been hit by the toxicity of IL&FS bonds. Unfortunately, the employee provident fund […]

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Why LinkedIn relies on users, not AI, for removing fake profiles

New Delhi, April 9 In February, an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer B. Chandrakala found a LinkedIn fake account running in her name. After registering a case under the Information Technology (IT) Act, the police swung into action and get LinkedIn to shut that face account. Under investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) […]

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Facebook bans Canadian white nationalism accounts

San Francisco, April 9 In its first crackdown against white nationalism and separatism on its platform, Facebook has banned far-right political commentator Faith Goldy and Canadian white nationalist groups including from Instagram. Facebook last month abandoned a long-standing policy of allowing white supremacy to thrive on its platforms as nations criticised it for promoting hate […]

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British ‘online harms’ draft focuses on kids’ safety

London, April 9 The British government’s “online harms” white paper that is open for public consultation till July 1, aims to make online platforms liable to protect their users, especially children. “The prevalence of the most serious illegal content and activity, which threatens our national security or the physical safety of children, is unacceptable,” said […]

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YouTube Music celebrates success in India

Mumbai, April 9  In celebration of hitting 3 million downloads in less than a week, online music streaming platform YouTube Music hosted a music night with the Indian music fraternity. Artists including Taufiq Qureshi, Akriti Kakkar, Alka Yagnik, Anirudh Ravichander, Badshah, Guru Randhawa and Harshdeep Kaur performed at the celebration here on Monday. International music […]

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Parineeti binging on Saina Nehwal’s badminton videos

Mumbai, April 9  Actress Parineeti Chopra has been devoting two hours daily to watch match footage and public appearance videos of Saina Nehwal to get into the mind of the ace badminton player. The “Ishaqzaade” actress has been prepping intensely for the character to ensure she is able to get Nehwal’s mannerisms and body language […]

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