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An Unusual Love Story: A Break-up, Finding New Love To Break Again But...

Jan 08, 2022

I met a girl online, she was a medical student who was just depressed as she had few friends who she could not trust and had few family problems, which she could not share with others.

Banal Memes Killed The Joke In 2021, Will 'Picture Template' Revive It In 2022?

Dec 30, 2021 Mayank Jain Parichha

Yearender 2021: The reality is reels – an ensemble of sound and visuals to share some short message of 15 or 30 seconds on Instagram – are reducing the shelf life of a meme.


How The Internet Of Contracts Will Define A New Era Of Business

The Internet of Things set in motion a new way of interconnecting devices, not only people but also creating new opportunities, disrupting transportation, medicine, manufacturing, etc.

China Passes Law To Ease Homework Pressure On Children

Oct 24, 2021 Deutsche Welle

The legislation also seeks to tackle internet addiction and limit the pressure of out-of-school tutoring for children in the country’s ultracompetitive education system.


Rajasthan Shuts Internet As 15 Lakh Candidates Appear For Patwari Recruitment Exam

Business of taxi services, food aggregators, home delivery services come to a standstill as internet remains cut off in Jaipur, Dausa and Bikaner.

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17 October, 2021

Delhi Metro Commuters Can Now Enjoy Free High Speed Internet

Outlook Web Desk

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has announced free Wifi services for commuters at its Yellow Line stations, while the efforts are underway to extend the services inside metro trains within a year.


07 October, 2021

Congo's Famous Gorilla Ndakasi Dies

Associated Press (AP)

The mountain gorilla's life was featured in shows and the documentary film “Virunga,” and she gained internet fame in 2019 for a photo that featured her standing relaxed on two feet.


20 September, 2021

Chinese Parents Look Happy With Gaming Restrictions By The Government For Children

Associated Press (AP)

One in ten minors in China is addicted to the internet, state estimates say. The CCP has capped daily gaming activity for 90 minutes. Experts say, children might resort to social media instead.


20 September, 2021

Chinese Parents Look Happy With Gaming Restrictions By The Government For Children

Associated Press (AP)

One in ten minors in China is addicted to the internet, state estimates say. The CCP has capped daily gaming activity for 90 minutes. Experts say, children might resort to social media instead.


12 September, 2021

Why School In ‘The Cloud’ Will Be Our New Normal

Sugata Mitra

We can do anything with the Cloud. Buy and sell, eat, cook, get our clothes, houses, cars, watch movies, read books, listen to music, talk, write, communicate, ask, create, teach, learn, heal…. Schools must prepare children for this world.


26 July, 2021

China Launches Campaign To Clean Up Apps To Protect User Rights

Associated Press (AP)

The order is part of a wider effort to crack down on tech industries and police use of personal information


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22 July, 2021

Services on Disney+Hotstar, Sonylive, Zomato, Paytm Restored After Brief Global Outage

Outlook Web Bureau

As per the updates from Internet outage tracker DownDetector, the outage seems to have started at around 8.55 PM on Thursday evening.


22 July, 2021

Mobile Internet Disruptions Seen In Iran Amid Water Protests

Associated Press (AP)

While landline service continues, NetBlocks warned its analysis and user reports were 'consistent with a regional internet shutdown intended to control protests'


13 July, 2021

Free, Open Internet Under 'Attack': Google Chief Sundar Pichai

Outlook Web Bureau

Pichai also addressed the controversies around tax, privacy and data.


09 June, 2021

Global Internet Outage: Why Did So Many Sites Go Gown And What’s A CDN?

Outlook Web Bureau

A jaw-dropping number of major websites around the globe suddenly became unavailable with no immediately obvious explanation — before reappearing an hour later.


07 April, 2021

For How Long Will The Internet Hold Firm?

Ivo Ivanov

The digital divide must be eliminated so that all communities can in future unlock access to information, digital communication tools, and digital content in general.


22 February, 2021

Sick Of Poor Signal, MP Minister Climbs Atop 50-Ft High Swing For Better Connectivity

Outlook Web Bureau

The photograph of the minister was published in newspapers while the video went viral on social media on Sunday.


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21 February, 2021

Social Media Can Lead To Anarchy, Govt Working On Law To Regulate It: BJP Leader Ram Madhav

Outlook Web Bureau

Ram Madhav said democracy is stressed and facing new challenges with the rise of 'non-political' and 'non-state' forces.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz