Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicWhatsApp groups

Topic: WhatsApp groups

Pause, re-check before sharing info on social media. Indians don’t have great track record

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Political WhatsApp groups increase knowledge, help people distinguish fake news: Study

People in groups where they can chat with each other are more aware than those who can only receive messages from admins, says a paper by a Harvard PhD student.

WhatsApp introduces ‘disappearing messages’ that auto-delete after 7 days

The disappearing messages feature will apply to messages sent or received after the feature is enabled. 

9 of those killed in Delhi riots were forced to chant Jai Shri Ram, police tells court

The accused were part of a WhatsApp group, Kattar Hindut Ekta, to take revenge on Muslims, said the charge sheets filed by the police.

Family WhatsApp groups in Covid times are more about maida, not Modi

Earlier, political views were shared on family WhatsApp groups, but during the Covid-19 crisis, people are sharing household tips.

On Camera

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

Defence

Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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