Assam police arrest Lynching suspects and Fake News peddlers

Assam police arrest Lynching suspects and  Fake News peddlers

Guwahati/Nagaon: Fake news claims more victims by the day. Two guys who went on a trip to see a waterfall were beaten to death by frenzied villagers.  Following massive protests across Assam on Sunday, fifteen people have been arrested overnight for the lynching of two young sightseers in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district on Friday, 10 […]

Fake videos promote mob-murder in India

Fake videos promote mob-murder in India

A transgender person was killed and two others were injured in India’s Hyderabad city. Observers say it is the latest in a series of mob lynching provoked and egged on by fake videos about child traffickers and robbers. Here,  an irate mob thrashed a transgender to death after they mistook him for a child-lifter. The […]

Sam slams ‘facebook’ leaders sans ‘moral fabric’!

Sam slams  ‘facebook’ leaders sans ‘moral fabric’!

Ahmedabad, Oct 19: Some leaders lack “moral fabric” which is why they have to depend on “fancy tools” such as Facebook and Twitter to communicate with people, telecom entrepreneur Sam Pitroda has said. He also said that information technology can help usher in the Gandhian concept of ‘Ram Rajya’ or the ideal state. “(Mahatma) Gandhi’s […]

Sorry, says Facebook Head Honcho

Sorry, says Facebook Head Honcho

Washington: On  the eve of World Peace Day, (and on the occasion of the Jewish observance of Yom Kippur)  Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg  publicly apologised for the social-media platform’s negative effects and asked for forgiveness for his work that was used to divide people rather than uniting them. Zuckerberg, 33, did not mention any specific […]

Big B: TB survivor and US Ambassador tell all on FB!

Big B: TB survivor and US Ambassador tell all on FB!

Bombay (Mumbai): TB survivor and brand ambassador Amitabh Bachhan and  US Ambassador to India Richard Verma for a live video chat on Facebook (Jan 8)and discussed about the important issue of tuberculosis (TB) with their fans and followers. Going live from Mumbai today, the two talked about the US Embassy’s collaboration with Bachchan for ending […]

Reality vs Social Networking Sites

Reality vs  Social Networking Sites

Is Facebook our ultimate utopia, where failures find no room? “Placed at Vodafone”, feeling amazing! “Bagged the first position in dance”, feeling excited! Sounds familiar? Obviously we all have been witness to such enthusiastic statements, and often we have updated our own accomplishments in the same manner on the most popular platform of today’s era. […]

The Selfie murders 127 in India… and counting

 The killfie: More selfie-related deaths in India than the rest of the world combined in the last two years! Don’t let that hunger for more ‘likes’ on FB kill you! The ‘killfie’: it’s a new name for the selfie! Next time you’re at the Taj Mahal, standing on a precarious cliff or see an approaching […]