Friday, Oct 22, 2021

Online Violence

Facebook's New Harassment Policy To Bar Content Degrading or Sexualising Celebrities

Oct 14, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

“We do not allow bullying and harassment on our platform, but when it does happen, we act,” Antigone Davis, Facebook's head of global safety, wrote in a blog post.

IPL 2021: Glenn Maxwell Slams Online Trolls As ‘Garbage And Disgusting’ After RCB's Ouster Vs KKR

Oct 12, 2021 PTI

Not only Maxwell but his RCB and Australian teammate Dan Christian and his pregnant wife Jorgia Dunn were also subjected to online abuse

Instagram And Teens: How Do We Keep Our Kids Safe?

For many parents, revelations this week from whistleblower Frances Haugen showing internal Facebook studies of the harms of Instagram for teenagers only intensified concerns about the popular photo sharing app.

Online Abuse Prevents Wasim Akram From Taking Pakistan National Team Assignments

Oct 06, 2021 PTI

The former Pakistan captain stated he can't stand misbehaviour from people and don't think he has the patience for that.

EU Calls For Better Media Safety, Says No Journalist Should Die

According to the European Commission, 908 journalists and media workers were attacked across the 27-nation bloc in 2020. A total of 23 journalists have been killed in the EU since 1992, with the majority of the killings taking place over the past six years.


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A security person stands guard near the venue of Union Home Minister Amit Shah's scheduled public meeting, in Jammu.

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A damaged road after a landslide due to heavy rain near Chikmagalur.

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Residents and members of various pro-Hindu organisations stage a protest against conducting 'Namaz' (Friday prayers) in an open site at Sector 12, in Gurugram.

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A member of staff wears a pair of Mughal spectacles with diamond lenses, in diamond-mounted frames, at Sotheby's, in London. The spectacles are part of the Sotheby's Arts of the Islamic World and India and will go on...

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A woman shops at a market ahead of 'Karva Chauth' festival, in Amritsar.

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'Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani': Shah Rukh Khan As The Symbol Of Indianness

SRK’s persona evokes the kind of Indianness that denies categorisation into singular, exclusive identities. And thrives on making others feel welcome.


Love, Respect, Awe: Look At Her Like Shah Rukh Khan Looks At His Women

Shah Rukh Khan is the soothing balm for millions of Indian women living an oppressive life in an insensitive, patriarchal society.

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A Fanboy’s Bollywood: Before And After The Khans

How the larger-than-life Hindi film hero of ­yesteryears gave way to the relatable charm of Shah Rukh and the other Khans.

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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu