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Government denies censorship as Twitter agrees to block imposter sites (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) In the wake of widespread discontent on the social media over its decision to block certain Twitter accounts, including that of journalists, the government ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Government denies internet censorship, Modi joins protest


August 24th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Protest by social media users against the Indian government's move to block/disable 300 web pages, including some Twitter handles, continued Friday despite ministers denying ... Read more...

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Action only against sites spreading rumours: Shinde


August 24th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Following fake messages about the Assam violence, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Friday said that social media accounts which have posted objectionable and inflammatory content ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Twitter agrees to block six fake PMO accounts (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Social networking site Twitter has agreed to cooperate with the government in blocking six fake accounts "misrepresenting" Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, officials said ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Twitter will block six fake PM accounts


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Social networking site Twitter has agreed to block six fake accounts which were "misrepresenting" Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, officials said Thursday.Twitter has around 16 ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India spurs Facebook growth; 83 mn fake users worldwide


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) Spurred by growth in Brazil, India, and Indonesia, Facebook increased its user count to 955 million, but the popular social network said over 83 million ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Six men held for cheating on pretext of giving loans


November 18th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Six men were arrested for cheating various people on the pretext of providing them credit cards, cheap loans and placement in a gigolo club, police ... Read more...

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FBR chief figures in report on Rs9bn Pakistan bank loan scam


April 8th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 8(ANI): Pakistan's Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Salman Siddique has been accused of approving unlawful credit proposals of 1.1 billion rupees in July 2006 in a report submitted by ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Facebook encourages women to stalk ex-boyfriends


March 12th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): A study has found that women are finding it increasingly difficult to move on once a relationship has ended and that Facebook provides them the perfect means ... Read more...

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Citibank fraud: Puri sent to judicial custody till Jan.28


January 14th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by ANI
Gurgaon, Jan 14 (ANI): A local court here on Friday sent Shivraj Puri, the main accused in the alleged Rs 400 crore Citibank fraud, into judicial remand till January 28.Chief Judicial Magistrate ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Citibank fraud: Main accused Puri’s remand extended till Friday


January 12th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by ANI
Gurgaon, Jan 12 (ANI): A local court here on Wednesday extended the police remand of Shivraj Puri, the main accused in the alleged Rs 400 crore Citibank fraud till January 14.The remand ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Citibank fraud: Gurgaon Police registers FIR against Citi Group CEO Pandit


January 4th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
Gurgaon, Jan 4 (ANI): Gurgaon Police on Tuesday registered an FIR against Citi Group CEO Vikram Pandit and ten other officials in the cheating case worth around Rs. 300-crore pulled off by ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Citibank fraud: Gurgaon Police summons Puri’s parents for interrogation


January 4th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Gurgaon, Jan 4 (ANI): Gurgaon Police has summoned suspended Citibank manager Shivraj Puri's parents for questioning in the cheating case worth around Rs. 300 crore.Earlier on Monday, the police took into its ... Read more...

Posted in National |

No Twitter For Asin!


October 13th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Most of the film personalities have been actively participating in the micro-blogging site, Twitter, these days. This has led to the development of a good bond ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Interpol head’s identity stolen by cyber-criminals via Facebook


September 20th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 20 (ANI): Cyber crime fraudsters reportedly stole the identity of the head of the Interpol using Facebook.Security chief Ronald K. Noble revealed two fake accounts were created in his ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Anurag Kashyap Upset With Fake Accounts In Twitter, Facebook


September 15th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood director and screenwriter Anurag Kashyap has been upset with the fake accounts of him on Twitter as well as on Facebook. An imposter has opened ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Facebook vows to combat alarming ‘trolling’ abuse trend


August 12th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): Facebook has promised to design new security measures to curb the increasing cyber bullying instances and abuse of strangers online.Engineers at Facebook are reportedly working on new ... Read more...

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Madhuri Dixit Upset


July 30th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Madhuri Dixit, the evergreen and once sought after Bollywood actress is presently pretty upset. She wishes to re-connect with her fans via social media network, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Aamir Khan To Join The Tweeting Bandwagon On July 1


June 18th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Twitter adds one more celebrity to its long list of renowned and big names like Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Shah Rukh Khan, Preity Zinta, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Osama Bin Laden Facebook Page Quashed


April 24th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Apr 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Facebook account bearing the name of extremist terrorist leader Osama Bin Laden has been pulled of the web on Friday. It attracted 1000 fans since ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Osama Bin Laden’s Facebook page removed


April 19th, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Facebook account that was in the name of the Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden has been shut down. On the account there were more ... Read more...

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Osama Bin Laden Facebook Page With 1000 Fans Shut Down


April 19th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Facebook account whose profile was supposed to be that of Osama Bin Laden, the Al Qaeda terrorist, attracted over 1000 fans. It was covered with postings ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Osama bin Laden Facebook page draws many ‘fans’


April 19th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by admin
By Michael van Poppel PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA (THAINDIAN NEWS) -- Facebook on Friday shut down a page supposedly created by al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, ABC News and an Arabic language ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Osama bin Laden’s Facebook account disabled


April 17th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17(ANI): Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's profile on social networking website Facebook has been shut down, after a security expert raised the issue with the website's U.S. owners.According to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

FBI Assumes The Role Of Facebook ‘Friend’ To Track Suspects


March 17th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Mar 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that the recent upsurge in the use of social networking sites can now come handy for the United States federal law enforcement officials. A ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Lucky girl Sara has a gem of a boyfriend!


February 22nd, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Hold your breath, girls! If you thought Ali Merchant was a sweet and loving guy before, hearing this is gonna make you swoon for sure! In a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Intensive checks after thieves hack into IT server


January 25th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) All high value income tax refunds will go through intensive checks and its software system will be revamped, after its account was hacked and Rs.11 crore was ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Aspiring Twitterati should be aware of ‘Twitterjacking’


May 1st, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Thinking of creating a Twitter account for yourself? Well, before registering on the site, you should be familiar with the term: 'Twitterjacked'.Experts have said that those 140-character ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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