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North East  /  Published 23.04.20

Video broadcast for the less privileged

In the wake of the outbreak of the coronavirus, Udalguri-based dramatist Ram Upadhyay, who is in his late thirties, has attempted to educate unlettered villagers by presenting a monologue in a video b...
By Shajid Khan in Udalguri

Science  /  Published 18.08.19

Teen social media harm stems from bullying

Online bullying, sleep disruption and lack of physical activity are likely to drive mental health harms observed among teenagers with very frequent social media use, and girls appear more affected tha...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 22.04.20

After UAE, missions in Doha and Muscat speak up

India’s embassies in Doha and Muscat warned social media users against getting swayed by divisive fake news, stepping in after the country’s envoy to the UAE had on Monday cautioned Indians living...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 20.07.19

LGBT red flag in Poland

Sir — At least 30 towns and villages in Poland have declared themselves ‘free of LGBT ideology’. Swidnik was the first to declare its homophobic leanings in this staunchly Catholic country. The ...
By The Telegraph

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.03.20

Class act in innovation

From radio to YouTube, it is classes as unusual during lockdown.Ranchi University has started using its community Radio Khanchi to broadcast lectures by professors. These broadcasts are also uploaded ...
By The Telegraph in Ranchi


Culture  /  Published 06.07.19

How to socialise smartly

Facebook. WhatsApp. Google. Internet surfing. It’s now difficult to imagine life without them. There is a pressing need to check messages, comments, number of likes and notifications. We feel weird ...
By Minu Budhia

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.20

TMC lines up online fighters

The Trinamul Congress is all set to deploy teams of net-savvy youths as its social media campaigners, which will be the first such regiment of the party to specifically take on the IT cell of the BJP...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 08.06.20

Shah e-rally targets one crore viewers

The BJP’s Bengal unit plans to reach out to at least one crore viewers on Tuesday when home minister Amit Shah addresses a virtual rally to kickstart the party’s election campaign ahead of the sta...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 14.05.20

Temple row activist told to retire

BSNL has ordered compulsory retirement for its employee and activist Rehana Fathima, who had attempted to enter the Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala, for her “intentional” act of outraging the r...
By PTI in Kochi

India  /  Published 09.05.20

Covid-19 fact-checks reveal hate campaign

A fact-checking platform has claimed in a report that a bulk of Covid-19-related fact-checks in April were related to communal rumours, most of them false allegations that Muslims were deliberately sp...
By PTI in New Delhi


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