Sunday, Nov 28, 2021


Russia Fines Google, Telegram For Not Removing Content

Nov 09, 2021 Deutsche Welle

A Moscow court ordered Google's parent company Alphabet Inc. to pay a new fine for not deleting content Russia considers illegal. The move comes as state officials seek to rein in tech giants.

TikTok Crosses 1 Billion Users, Says Company

Sep 28, 2021 Deutsche Welle

This marks a 45% jump in users in just over a year for the short-video sharing application. This app was extremely successful in India but was later banned following a clash between India and China.

Pakistan Court Lifts Ban On TikTok

The court had earlier banned the popular Chinese short video-sharing platform for spreading immorality in the country.

Is TikTok Making A Comeback To India With New IT Rules? Check Details

Jun 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Tik Tok expects government's nod on restoring operation in India. Hopes are on the newly amended IT rules that consider reviewing the China built app's security status.

In Viral Video, Woman Finds Entire Apartment Behind Bathroom Mirror

In her first TikTok video, Hartsoe showed followers how she decided to find out the reason behind the cool breeze in her bathroom despite no presence of any window or cooling vent.

26 February, 2021

ByteDance To Pay $92M In Privacy Settlement To US Tiktok Owners

Associated Press (AP)

Illinois is the only state with a law that allows people to seek monetary damages for data collection without their consent

27 January, 2021

TikTok India To Close Shop As Government Continues Chinese App Ban

Outlook Web Bureau

The decision comes after the government said the block against TikTok and Helo along with 59 apps will continue, which was first announced in June.

23 January, 2021

Italy Takes Action Against Tik Tok, Blocks App's Access To Data After 10-Year-Old Girl's Death

Associated Press (AP)

The data protection authority noted it had advised Tik Tok in December of a series of violations, including scant attention to the protection of minors.

15 January, 2021

Tiktok Trouble: 2 Young Egyptian Women To Stand New Trial Over Human Trafficking Charges

Associated Press (AP)

An Egyptian court, last year sentenced Hossam and Adham along with another three women to two years in prison for 'violating the values and principles of the Egyptian family'

11 January, 2021

Meet Niharika NM, The Viral Content Creator Who Kept Us Entertained During Pandemic

Eshita Bhargava

Viral content creator Niharika NM opens up about her overnight fame, viral content, and challenges as an influencer.

30 December, 2020

Top 5 Apps That Saw Us Through The Doom And Gloom Of 2020

Arshi Khanam

Here are 5 top-notch apps which moved out from our phone’s storage in a snap!


21 December, 2020

Man Opens Fire At Woman He Met On Tik-Tok, After She Refused To Marry Him


The victim refused to marry the accused after discovering that he was already married, police said

31 October, 2020

Judge Stalls Donald Trump's TikTok Ban

Associated Press (AP)

Donald Trump's executive order was set to take effect November 12, but is now on hold as the lawsuit proceeds.

26 October, 2020

Banned Chinese Apps Back In Cloned Avatars

Dr Jaijit Bhattacharya

It is critical for civil society and citizens to identify such apps and alert the government in order to maintain security and hygiene in the Indian app ecosystem.

25 October, 2020

Know Your Favourite And Most Controversial YouTuber CarryMinati Like Never Before

Eshita Bhargava

In an exclusive interview, YouTuber CarryMinati opens up about life, controversies, his popularity, his unique name, and much more.

20 September, 2020

TikTok Deal: 'Oracle Has Trump's Blessings'


The deal mandates the creation of a new American company, incorporated in Texas, and the prospect of 25,000 new jobs. Further, TikTok will give USD 5 billion to fund the education of American youths.

18 September, 2020

US Bans WeChat, TikTok Citing National Security

Associated Press (AP)

The US government said its order will 'combat China's malicious collection of American citizens' personal data.'


14 September, 2020

Oracle To Be 'Trusted Tech Partner' In The US, Microsoft's Proposal Rejected


US Tiktok Deal: In an executive order signed last month, Trump had said that TikTok would be blocked in the US if it did not sell its US operations to an American company by September 20.

Photo Gallery

Leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand Assembly Pritam Singh during a protest near the State Secretariat against the Devasthanam Act, in Dehradun.

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Indian Player Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

PTI Photo/Arun Sharma

MP & Bollywood actor Sunny Deol with his son Karan Deol (L) during Karan's birthday celebrations, at Sunny Super Sound studio in Mumbai.

PTI Photo

Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini India flags off a convoy of over 50 Lamborghinis as part of the Lamborghini Espierenza Giro India 2021, at Manesar in Gurugram.

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Lok Janshakti Party (Ramvilas) President Chirag Paswan inspects Bapu Auditorium for preparation of his party foundation day function, in Patna.

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

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Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

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Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

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India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

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