Friday, 28 January, 2022

Topic: YouTube

I&B ministry orders blocking of 20 YouTube channels, 2 websites running ‘anti-India’ content

The ministry said the channels & websites belong to a 'coordinated disinformation network' operating from Pakistan and spreading fake news about sensitive subjects related to India.

Disney reaches distribution deal with YouTube TV to continue its programming

The showdown reflected the current state of flux in the TV industry as consumers cancel pricey cable-TV packages in favour of on-demand viewing from streaming services.

Instagram Reels are the new Billboards. And Badshah’s Jugnu has got people ‘hooked’

From Anushka Sharma and Alia Bhatt to Tiger Shroff and Ayushmann Khurrana — every other A-list celebrity has found pep in the beat of Badshah's Jugnu.

You V YouTube, a new original quiz show on YouTube brings a fresh, unconventional format

New episodes of the You V YouTube quiz show on YouTube are released every Saturday and Sunday at 7 pm.

After going viral with radio silence on TV, this IAS officer has found his voice on YouTube

During the Hathras episode, a video went viral of a journalist accusing IAS officer Prem Prakash Meena of misbehaviour. Now, he is seeking image change with Youtube tutorials.

YouTube ‘valuable’ for teen mental health, says Google as Instagram battles ‘toxic’ label

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki said the platform takes mental health very seriously and underlined that a lot of content creators help destigmatise talk around the topic.

Pick up photography skills with Neeraj Sharma Bhardwaj, rising YouTube star & digital creator

Neeraj's YouTube channel has 950 thousand subscribers & his Instagram has crossed 600,000 followers. His YouTube videos are a good guide to learn how to edit and photoshop on a very low budget.

NZ YouTuber Karl Rock claims India ‘blacklisted’ him, moves HC to come back to wife & ‘home’

Karl Rock claimed his visa was cancelled last year without any prior notice or reason. Govt officials told ThePrint the Youtuber violated the conditions of his visa.

Imran Khan’s remark on ‘women’s clothing’ draws flak & Pakistan woman on Forbes Next 1000 List

Our prolific feature about Pakistan’s fascinating politics, economy, society, culture, cricket, fashion and more — stories beyond the routine headlines.

Facebook & YouTube were wrong to censor the lab leak theory as Covid ‘misinformation’

Part of the problem is that people think they know misinformation when they see it. It’s much better to provide additional information than to censor it.

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Covid isn’t behind us, but the world’s next big health emergency is already here

Covid has led to 5.6 million deaths, but antimicrobial resistance is likely to log 10 million deaths annually by 2050. Its treatment has led to antibiotics' overuse, which has spiked drug resistance.
An Assicurazioni Generali SpA logo sits above an entrance to their offices in Rome | Bloomberg

Italian Generali buys 25% stake worth Rs 1,250 cr in insurance JV from embattled Future Group

The stake sale, which will give Generali majority control over the JV, comes as the Future Group is locked in a prolonged legal battle with partner Amazon.


The Indian Army's Akash missiles on display during the 73rd Republic Day Parade, at Rajpath, in New Delhi | ANI

Not just 1st R-Day, 26 Jan 1950 also significant as Indian Army, Navy shed ‘Royal’ prefix

Both the ‘Royal’ prefix for the Navy and Air Force in India, as well as the absence of such a label for the Army, have their roots in British military and political history.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.