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Twitter removes over 32,000 propaganda accounts tied to Russia, China, Turkey

Of the total 32,242 accounts, Twitter said 23,750 of them were tied to China and spread 'deceptive' narratives about Hong Kong’s political dynamics.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers an address on the occasion of Buddha Purnima Thursday | Photo: ANI

As Covid goes out of hand, Modi goes back to yoga, acronyms and nationalism

In the beginning, Narendra Modi took complete ownership of the Covid issue. With the migrant labour crisis and the growing spread of Covid, Modi is moving on to other things to protect his image.
Uyghur Muslims and Xinjiang

China is good at many things, just not propaganda. This Covid-19 story about India proves it

China’s propaganda wing was, is and will remain a 19th-century anachronistic joke in the 21st century. Coronavirus or not.
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Six changes you can make in the new year to improve your cyber-hygiene

As technologies change, so does the advice security experts give for how to best stay safe.
Youtube

Extremists are junking YouTube to pick Google Drive & Dropbox as propaganda portals

Once uploaded, links to this content are disseminated on platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Telegram Messenger.

We would be better off if we stop using the term ‘fake news’

The phrase “fake news” is a mess of conflicting meanings. It is nonsense – empty words.

On Camera

Muslim women walk with their children in Iraq (Representational image) | Commons

Globalisation of revenge

Nobody looks more ridiculous in the whole Iraq situation than the Europeans. A bit of their hypocrisy was on show in New Delhi.
A Reliance Industries Ltd. oil tanker truck.

Reliance Industries posts 15% profit drop as Covid hits oil demand

The company posted a net profit of Rs 9,567 crore in July-September compared with Rs 11,262 crore a year back.

Defence

File image of a BrahMos missile

India successfully test fires air-launched version of BrahMos missile from Sukhoi jet

The missile hit a sinking ship in the Bay of Bengal with accuracy, official sources said. It was fired after the Su-30 MKI aircraft travelled for over three hours.
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Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.