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Gautam Rode: Social Media Is A Lot Of Pressure, But Pankhuri Awasthy Keeps Pushing Me Hard

Sep 24, 2021 Prateek Sur

Actor Gautam Rode’s recent music video ‘Sun Le Zara’ with his wife, actress Pankhuri Awasthy, has been trending on social media a lot. In a short conversation with Outlook, Rode talks about the entire experience of working with his better half – on sets and at home.

India Produces Largest Amount Of Covid-19 Misinformation: US Study

Sep 15, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

India, the US, Brazil and Spain are affected the most by Covid-19 misinform. 66.87 per cent of the misinformation among all social media platforms originates on Facebook, the study said.


PM Modi Used Twitter To Woo Urban Voters, Tweet About Nationalism: US Study

The research published in the US talks about how Twitter was used by Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi during the 74-day campaigning in 2019 Lok Sabha elections. A quantitative as well as qualitative analysis of their tweets was presented.

Police Book CU Professor For Allegedly Threatening To Kill Bengal CM

Aug 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The case was registered against Arindam Bhattacharya, a professor of the Zoology Department, by the Hare Street police station on the basis of a complaint filed by PhD scholar Tamal Dutta, a senior police officer said.


Facebook Removed 31.5 Million Pieces Of Content For Hate Speech In Q2

The prevalence of hate speech content on Facebook declined in the second quarter to 5 views for every 10,000 content views globally.

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12 August, 2021

International Youth Day: From Ashish Chanchlani To Aanchal Agrawal, Here’s What Your Favourite Influencers Have To Say

Eshita Bhargava

Youth Day is celebrated through various awareness campaigns, community concerts, and events to bring to notice the socio-economic and socio-political issues that the youth in every nation face.


08 August, 2021

CBI Arrests Five People Over Defamatory Social Media Posts Against Judges

Outlook Web Bureau

The CBI has also examined certain persons, including an MP and an ex-MLA, to investigate the larger conspiracy.


31 July, 2021

Seven Cops Receive Suspension In Bhopal For Alleged Connection With Bookies

Outlook Web Desk

In the audio clip, the policemen can be heard demanding money from the bookies, police department said


29 July, 2021

Watch Viral Video: Boris Johnson Struggles With His Umbrella, Leaves Prince Charles And Netizens Amused

Outlook Web Desk

Boris Johnson, seated beside Prince Charles and a row ahead of interior minister Priti Patel, struggled to fix his umbrella which, due to blustery conditions, had turned inside-out.


23 July, 2021

Kartik Aaryan Collaborates With Hansal Mehta For Action-Drama 'Captain India'

Outlook Web Bureau

The action-drama is produced by Ronnie Screwvala, and is based on India’s biggest and most successful recue mission from a war-torn country


22 July, 2021

China Floods: 33 Dead After Heaviest Rainfall In 1000 Years

PTI

Rainwater has damaged more than 215,200 hectares of crops, causing a direct economic loss of about 1.22 billion yuan (about USD 188.6 million)


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19 July, 2021

Kerala’s Clubhouse Debut: Emancipatory Voices And Literalist Charlatans

Shajahan Madampat

The Club House debates, in general, throw up pictures of a Malayali society that is making giant strides towards a more emancipatory future. They also present its worse detractors – zealots of all hues.


14 July, 2021

Saudi Arabia: Explosion Reported At Unused Ammunition Dump Near Riyadh

Associated Press (AP)

Saudi state television made the announcement Wednesday after social media video circulated of a plume of smoke near Kharj.


13 July, 2021

Free, Open Internet Under 'Attack': Google Chief Sundar Pichai

Outlook Web Bureau

Pichai also addressed the controversies around tax, privacy and data.


08 July, 2021

Delhi Riots: SC Says Facebook Has To Appear Before Panel But Can't Be Forced To Answer

Outlook Web Bureau

The apex court rejected the plea of Facebook India VP Ajit Mohan against summons issued by Delhi Assembly’s Peace and Harmony committee in connection with the 2020 riot probe.


05 July, 2021

Rhea Chakraborty Breaks Silence On Social Media

Lachmi Deb Roy

Bollywood actor Rhea Chakraborty who was silent for a year on social media after the Sushant Singh Rajput suicide case has started sharing posts on Instagram once again.


03 July, 2021

New IT Rules: Facebook Removes 30 Mn Posts, Instagram 2 Mn In One Month

Outlook Web Desk

Under the new IT rules, large digital platforms have to publish periodic compliance reports every month.


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29 June, 2021

Facebook Representatives Depose Before Parliamentary Panel Over Misuse

Outlook Web Bureau

The main aim of the parliamentary panel meeting chaired by Shashi Tharoor was to safeguard citizens rights


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Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, center, interacts with the officers inside the under-construction Zojila Tunnel in Baltaal, northeast of in Srinagar.

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Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, center, waves to the media at the Z-Morh tunnel as he inspects the work of the 6.5-kilometer long tunnel in Sonamarg northeast of Srinagar. The tunnel will connect Srinagar to...

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Bus carrying journalists takes a tour of the under construction Z-Morh tunnel in Sonamarg, northeast of Srinagar.

AP Photo/Dar Yasin

Farmers protest against central government's three farm reform laws, at Deputy Commissioner's office in Amritsar.

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Devotees perform 'tarpan' ritual for the remembrance of their ancestors during Pitra Paksha, at the banks of Bindusagar lake near Lingaraj temple, in Bhubaneswar.

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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.

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Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

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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

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