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Facebook: The new battlefield in Bengal politics


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) With the Who's Who of West Bengal's politics swearing by the appeal of Facebook, it seems the social networking site is rapidly turning into a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Court dismisses Facebook India plea


May 30th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday dismissed the application of Facebook India seeking removal of its name from a civil suit against various social networking sites ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘More Indian teens using networking sites to communicate’


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) An increasing number of teenagers in India are using social networking sites to remain in touch with each other with mobiles as their favourite gadget, ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on Facebook India’s plea


May 14th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday reserved its order on the plea of Facebook India seeking removal of its name from the civil suit against various ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pawan Kalyan hits the bull’s eye with ‘Gabbar Singh’ (Telugu Movie Review)


May 13th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Gabbar Singh"; Cast: Pawan Kalyan, Shruti Haasan, Abhimanyu Singh, Kota Sreenivasa Rao, Brahmanandam, Ali, Thanikella Bharani, Nagineedu and Suhasini Mani Ratnam; Producer: Banda Ganesh; Director: Harish Shankar; Music Director: ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Web content: Plea to make government co-plaintiff rejected


May 4th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) A Delhi court, hearing a civil case against various social networking sites for allegedly displaying objectionable content, Friday rejected the petitioner's request that ... Read more...

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Objectionable internet content: Court fines petitioner


April 19th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) A Delhi court, hearing a civil case against various social networking sites for allegedly displaying objectionable content, Thursday slapped a fine of Rs.200 on ... Read more...

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Issue summons to Facebook through e-mail: Court


April 18th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) A Delhi court hearing a civil case against various social networking sites for allegedly displaying objectionable content Wednesday ordered that summons be served to ... Read more...

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Objectionable content: Court reprieve for Google, YouTube (Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A court Thursday permitted the deletion of Google and YouTube from a list of websites sought to be prosecuted for allegedly posting objectionable content ... Read more...

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Objectionable content case: Hearing put off till May 23


March 13th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday put off till May 23 the hearing on a complaint against social networking sites, including Facebook India, for allegedly hosting ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Living ever after, virtually (Feature)


February 15th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Like most people on social networking sites, 27-year-old Aditya Yadav's profile is an active one, with a regular flow of messages and photographs. The ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

4 navy officers in dock over social websites indiscretion


January 26th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Being active on social networking sites like Facebook and Orkut has landed four Indian Navy officers in trouble after they gave away critical service ... Read more...

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Urban Indian youths bored of social media: Survey


January 19th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Youngsters in urban India are gradually moving away from social networking sites due to fatigue and health reasons, said a study conducted by a ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Court asks Facebook, Orkut to remove objectionable pictures


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) A Delhi court has ordered several social networking companies like Facebook, Google and Orkut to remove some pictures from their websites.The court of administrative ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Social media to drive movement against corruption: Survey


December 11th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and Orkut are emerging as an important tool to drive movement against corruption and bring positive change in ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Court fines youth for maligning girl on social site


August 29th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday slapped a fine of Rs.20,000 on a youth who gave out his former girlfriend's mobile number on a social networking ... Read more...

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Virtual world cheers Anna triumph


August 28th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Euphoric, congratulatory messages resounded in the web world Sunday as Anna Hazare broke his fast in support of a strong anti-corruption bill."It's a win ... Read more...

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Follow the parent - star kids shine in Malayalam cinema


August 27th, 2011 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 27 (IANS) Do as daddy and mummy do... it's been the easy way out for many in various disciplines. And also in the Malayalam film industry that has ... Read more...

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Google unveils social network to challenge Facebook


June 29th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 29 (IANS) Google Tuesday unveiled its new social networking service to take on Facebook.The Internet search engine introduced Google+ social network for what it called 'real-life ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Director Luv Ranjan’s next similar to ‘3 Idiots’, goes into re-write


June 16th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Director Luv Ranjan, whose rom-com "Pyaar Ka Punchnama" (PKP) has proved quite a success, says he is rewriting a portion of his next film "Saathi" ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

25 million Facebook users in India


April 28th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The number of Facebook users in India has crossed the 25-million base mark, the social networking site said Thursday."Facebook currently has 25 million users ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Arm candy, one-night stands…flip side of V-Day


February 11th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Manpreet Kaur New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Valentine's Day is meant to be about love and romance. But there are many who try to hook up so they can show off ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

New Zodiac Signs Lands Thousands In Dilemma


January 14th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The news of the new zodiac signs which was recently issued by an acclaimed daily has seized thousands with panic. The newspaper reported that the zodiac ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘The Social Network’ - of a super geek and Facebook (IANS Film Review; Rating:***)


November 13th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "The Social Network"; Director: David Fincher; Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Rooney Mara, Bryan Barter, Dustin Fitzsimons; Rating:***It had to take geniuses to pull this impossibility. How else ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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 |

Sonu Sood plans to turn director (Movie Snippets)


October 12th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Actor Sonu Sood harbours the dream of donning the director's hat one day."I would definitely direct one day but don't know when. I have been working ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Orkut Gets Flooded With Bom Sabado Scrap


September 25th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After Facebook and Twitter, it is the turn of another popular social networking site Orkut to fall prey to malicious hackers. It is not yet confirmed ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

MTS launches smartphones starting Rs.4,999


September 6th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Mobile telephony brand MTS of Sistema Shyam TeleService Limited (SSTL) Monday launched three new smartphones priced between Rs.4,999 and Rs.13,500. Targeted at young net-savvy professionals, these smartphones ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Facebook May Dethrone Orkut In India?


August 19th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The online social networking sites have affected the web users all over the world and People from all age groups have got addicted to these services. ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Ekta Kapoor hunts for new faces on Facebook, Orkut


May 21st, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Soap queen Ekta Kapoor has launched another hunt for new faces for her upcoming show titled "Tere Liye". To be aired on STAR Plus, the romantic saga ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

National Geographic launches second edition of photography contest


March 18th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The National Geographic channel Thursday launched the second edition of its photography awards that provide a platform for budding as well as professional photographers to showcase ... Read more...

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SNS! The hottest spot for film marketing


December 24th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Aamir Khan created a secret identity on Facebook to promote his new movie "3 Idiots". Megastar Amitabh Bachchan's "Paa" also found a major presence ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Facebook affecting Indian firms’ productivity: Study


December 22nd, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 22 (ANI): Facebook is becoming a problem for employers at offices in India, as employees have started spending so much time on the social networking site that it is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cyber terrorism next big threat to India: Cyber security whizkid (With Images)


November 24th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Pakistani cyber criminals deface nearly 60 Indian websites every day, says celebrity cyber security expert Ankit Fadia, adding that cyber terrorism is the biggest threat India ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

3 held for selling liquor through social networking sites


November 19th, 2009 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Delhi government's excise department Thursday claimed to have busted a gang that used to sell smuggled foreign liquor through online communities on social networking sites. Three ... Read more...

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