Thursday, 7 July, 2022

Topic: Internet

More child internet users experiencing sexual abuse. Child-proofing, end-to-end safety is key

The stigma that still surrounds child sexual exploitation and abuse makes it likely that what we know is only the tip of the iceberg.

You don’t need ‘dream city’ Mumbai to make it big. Mansa Pandey shows internet stardom is key

For singers like Shae Gill, Vidya Vox, and Mansa Pandey, song covers on social media apps like Instagram, YouTube became the means to global fame.

World’s biggest problems have a simple solution. It’s about an ‘open digital ecosystem’

Open source approaches to technologies can help governments more efficiently develop tailored solutions to big and urgent challenges.

Stardust’s bold covers live in memes. ’90s Bollywood go-to gossip magazine is now digital

Stardust magazine is a reminder of the ‘golden’ days of pre-Internet paparazzi. Its quirky covers are our backdoor entry into the lives of 90s superstars.

Internet ban, no bathroom breaks — Bengal aims to plug cheating, paper leaks during board exam

Mamata Banerjee's govt will impose a temporary Internet ban in seven districts to crack down on question paper leakage.

For children using Internet, content matters more than time. Here’s how to keep them safe

Rather than hindering children’s internet use, adults should learn how to effectively facilitate their online experience.

2 in 3 broadband users in India struggle with connectivity issues or low speeds, survey shows

56% survey respondents said they experience three or more connection disruptions each month, says LocalCircles survey.

Digital marketer Noman Chaudhary feels the internet has many advantages for the business world

Noman Chaudhary is an influencer and a digital marketer with years of experience and a portfolio that includes numerous well-known clients.

1.6 billion school students were affected due to Covid-19. Here’s how to avoid a repeat

Nearly 77 million children and young people have been shut out of their classrooms for the past 18 months. Digital connectivity is crucial.

2021’s meme game was simply bleh. Reels have taken over, but it’s not making us LOL

Memes, the beautiful gift of the Internet, the ventilators of an otherwise doomed life, the art closest to a netizen’s heart, are in their final days.

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Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

India’s founders kept repressive laws in the book. Today’s politicians show how wrong it was

Most parties today are using the law to stifle dissent. Worse, nobody is doing anything significant to oppose it—not the media, and certainly not the judiciary.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma pose with daughter Flying Officer Ananya Sharma in front of the fighter aircraft | Twitter/@DefencePRO_Guj

In a first in IAF, father-daughter fly in same fighter formation as fellow wingmen

Daughter of Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma, Flying Officer Ananya Sharma is currently undergoing training to master ‘superior and faster’ jets.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.