World  /  Published 17.05.22

Glare on social sites after shooting

In March 2019, before a gunman murdered 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, he went live on Facebook to broadcast his attack. In October of that year, a man in Germany broadcast his...
By Kellen Browning, Ryan Mac

News  /  Published 16.05.22

Focus on woman and child safety from online fraud

Howrah police on Sunday started a drive to spread awareness against online fraud and to ensure the safety of women and children on social media. Officers said the number of cyber crimes against women...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri

News  /  Published 14.05.22

Two films and a web series to celebrate birth centenary of Mrinal Sen in 2023

He said two feature films and a web series celebrating his father’s life are under production. “Kaushik Ganguly is making a feature film, Palan, where he is taking the characters of Khari...
By PTI, My Kolkata Web Desk in Kolkata

India  /  Published 14.05.22

Jibe at Pawar: Raj condemns

MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Saturday condemned an objectionable Facebook post allegedly shared by Marathi actress Ketaki Chitale targeting NCP patriarch Sharad Pawar and said such writing does not have...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

News  /  Published 12.05.22

Mukundapur woman challenges Parama flyover traffic prosecution case

“At no point of time did I obstruct traffic. My car was parked when the flank was closed. And when they opened the flank, I wanted to leave immediately but the police wrecker was holding back my...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata


Business  /  Published 11.05.22

CoinDCX to support start-ups

Crypto unicorn CoinDCX has set up a Rs 100-crore global venture capital fund — CoinDCX Ventures — to support early stage crypto and blockchain startups in the next 12 months. CoinDCX Vent...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Science Tech  /  Published 09.05.22

Turbulence in la-la techland

We are in an odd moment for technology. The powerful forces of unstoppable change and tech wealth are rolling along, but there is also a shred of something else — doubt. Some titans like Netfli...
By Shira Ovide

Opinion  /  Published 02.05.22

Queerphobia persists online too

Recently, a queer youth committed suicide on account of cyberbullying targeted at his sexual identity. Soon after, YouTube was stormed by supporters of ‘CarryMinati’, a popular YouTuber, w...
By Snehil Kunwar Singh & Sushant Khalkho

Business  /  Published 23.04.22

EU imposes new rule for Google, Meta

Alphabet unit Google, Meta and other large online platforms will have to do more to tackle illegal content or risk hefty fines under new internet rules agreed between European Union countrie...
By Reuters in Brussels

World  /  Published 22.04.22

Moskva gives Kremlin a headache

Russia’s biggest military loss so far in the Ukraine war is also becoming something of a liability for the Kremlin’s propaganda machine. After Russia’s flagship in the Black Sea, th...
By Neil MacFarquhar, Alina Lobzina


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