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China Passes Law To Ease Homework Pressure On Children

Oct 24, 2021 Deutsche Welle

The legislation also seeks to tackle internet addiction and limit the pressure of out-of-school tutoring for children in the country’s ultracompetitive education system.

Rajasthan Shuts Internet As 15 Lakh Candidates Appear For Patwari Recruitment Exam

Oct 23, 2021 Tabeenah Anjum

Business of taxi services, food aggregators, home delivery services come to a standstill as internet remains cut off in Jaipur, Dausa and Bikaner.


Delhi Metro Commuters Can Now Enjoy Free High Speed Internet

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has announced free Wifi services for commuters at its Yellow Line stations, while the efforts are underway to extend the services inside metro trains within a year.

Congo's Famous Gorilla Ndakasi Dies

Oct 07, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The mountain gorilla's life was featured in shows and the documentary film “Virunga,” and she gained internet fame in 2019 for a photo that featured her standing relaxed on two feet.


Chinese Parents Look Happy With Gaming Restrictions By The Government For Children

One in ten minors in China is addicted to the internet, state estimates say. The CCP has capped daily gaming activity for 90 minutes. Experts say, children might resort to social media instead.

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20 September, 2021

Chinese Parents Look Happy With Gaming Restrictions By The Government For Children

Associated Press (AP)

One in ten minors in China is addicted to the internet, state estimates say. The CCP has capped daily gaming activity for 90 minutes. Experts say, children might resort to social media instead.


12 September, 2021

Why School In ‘The Cloud’ Will Be Our New Normal

Sugata Mitra

We can do anything with the Cloud. Buy and sell, eat, cook, get our clothes, houses, cars, watch movies, read books, listen to music, talk, write, communicate, ask, create, teach, learn, heal…. Schools must prepare children for this world.


26 July, 2021

China Launches Campaign To Clean Up Apps To Protect User Rights

Associated Press (AP)

The order is part of a wider effort to crack down on tech industries and police use of personal information


22 July, 2021

Services on Disney+Hotstar, Sonylive, Zomato, Paytm Restored After Brief Global Outage

Outlook Web Bureau

As per the updates from Internet outage tracker DownDetector, the outage seems to have started at around 8.55 PM on Thursday evening.


22 July, 2021

Mobile Internet Disruptions Seen In Iran Amid Water Protests

Associated Press (AP)

While landline service continues, NetBlocks warned its analysis and user reports were 'consistent with a regional internet shutdown intended to control protests'


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.


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09 June, 2021

Global Internet Outage: Why Did So Many Sites Go Gown And What’s A CDN?

Outlook Web Bureau

A jaw-dropping number of major websites around the globe suddenly became unavailable with no immediately obvious explanation — before reappearing an hour later.


07 April, 2021

For How Long Will The Internet Hold Firm?

Ivo Ivanov

The digital divide must be eliminated so that all communities can in future unlock access to information, digital communication tools, and digital content in general.


22 February, 2021

Sick Of Poor Signal, MP Minister Climbs Atop 50-Ft High Swing For Better Connectivity

Outlook Web Bureau

The photograph of the minister was published in newspapers while the video went viral on social media on Sunday.


21 February, 2021

Social Media Can Lead To Anarchy, Govt Working On Law To Regulate It: BJP Leader Ram Madhav

Outlook Web Bureau

Ram Madhav said democracy is stressed and facing new challenges with the rise of 'non-political' and 'non-state' forces.


06 February, 2021

4G Internet Services Restored In J&K After 18 Months; Government To ‘Monitor’ Impact Of Lifting Of Restrictions

Outlook Web Bureau

The Centre had suspended 4G internet services in Jammu and Kashmir on August 4, 2019, a day before it abrogated Article 370


05 February, 2021

Government To Restore 4G Internet In Jammu And Kashmir

Naseer Ganai

The communication blockade was imposed on August 4, 2019, a day before the BJP government revoked Article 370 of the Constitution and bifurcated Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories


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01 February, 2021

Farmers' Protest: Centre Extends Internet Suspension In Parts Of Delhi Till Tuesday Night

Outlook Web Bureau

Hundreds of farmers have been protesting at border points in Delhi against Centre's farm laws since the last three months.


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Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

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A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.

PTI Photo

Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.

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Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary

An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.

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