Facebook takes down 652 pages after finding disinformation campaigns run from Iran and Russia

Facebook has taken down 652 pages, accounts and groups it identified as part of coordinated disinformation campaigns that originated in Iran and targeted countries around the world. It also found a number of new pages connected to Russia. The Iran-linked pages and groups spread misinformation in the United States, United Kingdom, Latin America and the Middle […]

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Narendra Modi beats Vajpayee, Nehru, Indira to emerge best ever PM in India Today survey

Narendra Modi has been voted as the best ever Prime Minister of India in the India Today Mood of the Nation (MOTN) poll. The poll reflects the sentiments of people as of July 2018. The popularity of Narendra Modi as the prime minister has declined a little over the last MOTN survey conducted in January […]

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Delhi-govt doesn’t want students to fly kites for right reasons

The Delhi government has directed all schools in Delhi to discourage students from flying kites due to the danger it possesses. “Flying of kites is common in Delhi as a hobby of youth and generally increases before festivals and national holidays. But it sometimes leads to accidents causing harm and injury to humans, animals, and […]

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Kejriwal, Sisodia charged with ‘criminal conspiracy’ in chief secretary ‘assault’

The Delhi Police has charged CM Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia with criminal conspiracy in the alleged chief secretary assault case. Both have been charged with planning an attack on Anshu Prakash after calling him to Kejriwal’s residence late at night for a meeting. Eleven AAP MLAs have been charged with assault. The […]

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Pro-Khalistani rally of Referendum 2020 designed by Pakistan fails to draw anti-India support in London

London: The much talked about Referendum 2020, designed and conceived by Pakistan, turned out to be a damp squib as it failed to draw an anti-India support. A handful of ageing Sikhs with their curious local friends, came to hear Khalistani elements on Sunday at Trafalgar Square in London. British-Pakistani, Lord Nazir Ahmed, who was in the […]

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Macau to displace Qatar as world’s richest place by 2020

Qatar, currently the world’s richest place, is soon set to be overtaken by Macau – the world’s newest gambling hotspot. According to the IMF, Macau’s per-capita GDP will touch $143,116 by 2020, while Qatar will grow only to $139,151. Beyond that, the gap between the two countries will widen further, IMF predicts: while Macau will […]

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Sunil Gavaskar to skip Imran Khan’s oath-taking

MUMBAI: Batting legend Sunil Gavaskar has said that he will not attend Pakistan’s World Cup-winning captain Imran Khan’s oath-taking ceremony as the PM on August 18. Imran has also invited former India cricketers Kapil Dev and Navjot singh sidhu singh for the function. Both, it’s learnt, have accepted Imran’s invitation and are awaiting government’s clearance to […]

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