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Tourists at the Maldives (Representational Image) | Pixabay

Bollywood has made Maldives the new Goa. Here are the ‘Best beach pictures’ awards

If you’ve been whether Maldives suddenly seems to be more Bollywood than Mumbai itself, you are not off the mark.
Illustration by Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Madhuri, Deepika, Gauhar — How everyone in Bollywood is getting the same PR tip

Usually, Instagram stars and YouTube influencers show up in movies or Netflix series. In Bollywood, the trend is going the opposite way.
The Facebook Inc. Instagram logo is displayed on an Apple Inc. iPhone in an arranged photograph taken in the Brooklyn Borough of New York | Gabby Jones | Bloomberg

Facebook is building Instagram version for children under 13

Yet to be launched, the new app is an effort by Facebook to get its popular products into the hands of the next generation of internet users.

Faced with break-up threat in US, Facebook begins to integrate Insta Reels in India on trial

Facebook announced it is integrating Reels, Instagram’s short video feature, with its main app in India. At present, feature is available only to some public figures.

How a 19-yr-old ‘stalked, blackmailed’ 50 women online for over a year, before he was arrested

Faridabad resident Rahim Khan, who has been arrested, stalked girls on social media and then morphed their photos & blackmailed them, said Delhi Police.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Clubhouse mixes podcasts, Spotify, Houseparty, Zoom. But not all can check in

The absence of visual cues on Clubhouse — no videos, no text-based comments or likes — is refreshing. From Indie musicians to tech entrepreneurs, everyone is lining up.
Instagram logo | Gabby Jones | Bloomberg

Why shopping from Instagram carries a big risk

People share all kinds of personal info on Instagram, such as mental health, traumatic events, pregnancy, loss, infertility, becoming new parents and getting married.

Yashraj Mukhate to Butter Khatri — these 5 pandemic discoveries helped us survive 2020

Despite Covid-19 and the difficulties of the year, some stars won our hearts over with their humour, art, resilience, and empathy.
Facebook and Instagram apps | Pexels

Why breaking up Facebook’s monopoly is more difficult than it seems

The FTC called for the unwinding of the company's Instagram & WhatsApp acquisitions, which have allowed it to achieve unprecedented power over global communication.
Facebook headquarters, Menlo Park, California

Facebook risks Instagram-WhatsApp breakup in antitrust case

The lawsuits accuse Facebook of thwarting competition in violation of antitrust laws by preventing apps that were seen as competitive threats from accessing its platform.

On Camera

Pandemic can’t be allowed to devastate nations because of sophisticated, one-sided WTO rules

For President Joe Biden to take a stand against pharmaceutical companies is no small matter. His presidential campaign was the near sole beneficiary of pharma largesse in 2020.
Health department officials at Majhgaon village in Chhattisgarh’s Bemetara district | By special arrangement

‘Worrying signs’: Covid hits rural India hard, it now has nearly half of all new cases

The total number of daily cases being reported across India is nearly 300 per cent higher as compared to last year, meaning they will exert pressure on rural health infrastructure.


A file photo of a Covid ward set up at an Army hospital, in Prayagraj. | Photo: ANI

Armed forces plan to hire 400 retired military doctors to assist in fight against Covid

The forces are looking to hire, on a contractual basis for about a year, medical officers who retired in the last four to five years.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint Team

Modi govt is in denial & India is back to being a flailing state

Modi government didn’t strengthen the foundations of basic governance in the last 7 years. Now, the PM has retreated and ministers are failing, adding to the Covid disaster.