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Twitter red flags Trump's flu tweet playing down COVID-19

United States President Donald Trump played down the COVID-19 pandemic again, comparing it to the flu in a tweet yesterday, and Twitter...

USA

India's smartphone market, the second-largest in the world, gets mobile app innovations boost

India recently surpassed the United States to become the second-largest smartphone market in the world, trailing only China. In fact, there...

Global

How much time do Indians spend online?

Let's look at how much of their free time Indians spend online and why.

Health & Fitness

Twitter removes Trump campaign ad following copyright complaint by Linkin Park

Microblogging platform Twitter confirmed that it had removed a campaign video United States President Trump had retweeted over a copyright...

USA

Unstoppable on Social Media! David Warner scores big with another hilarious video

Australian cricketer David Warner has been keeping himself, his fans and his teammates entertained during the COVID-19 lockdown with his...

Cricket

Indian women politicians face higher level of online abuse than US, UK counterparts: Study

According to a study of Twitter traffic, Indian women politicians experienced substantially higher online abuse than their United Kingdom...

Global

Rabindranath Tagore’s poetry, a Hollywood star and a climate change protest make for a viral moment

A video of veteran Hollywood star Martin Sheen reciting Rabindranath Tagore’s Where the Mind is without Fear during his speech at a recent...

USA

After royal rift, Meghan returns to Canada as Madame Tussauds moves Duke and Duchess of Sussex from Royal exhibit

Following the shakeup in the British Royal family over the past few days Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has returned to Canada to be with...

UK

Bollywood celebs, Indian politicians react on social media to JNU violence

Sunday’s violence on the campus of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus drew a storm of responses on social media, with members of...

Global

India’s premier medical institute looking for overseas expertise to redesign campus

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi is looking for overseas expertise to redesign its campus through an open...

Global

Padma Lakshmi’s reply to New Yorker post tagging her as Priyanka Chopra goes viral

Indian-origin celebrity host and model Padma Lakshmi called out The New Yorker magazine for tagging a photo of hers as Priyanka Chopra.

Entertainment

After Singapore, Indian government too plans anti-fake news regulations

Following the promulgation of an anti-fake news law in Singapore, the Indian government too is planning similar regulations for social...

Global

With 30 million followers, Modi most popular world leader on Instagram

The growing popularity and social media savviness of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi were further evident after his account crossed 30...

Global

Pinterest’s new Singapore office to operate SE Asia, India hub

Photo-sharing social media firm Pinterest has launched its Singapore office to better operate across South East Asia and India. This is...

Corporate

Veteran journalist to helm Connected to India’s Editorial operations globally

Shankar Ramakrishnan, until recently the Global News Editor at International Financing Review, Thomson Reuters in New York, will take over...

Global

Suvadugal: Chronicles of great Singaporean Indians who built the Lion City

2019 is a very special year for Singapore, highlighted by year-round bicentennial celebrations. VisualBeatz Pte Ltd has produced a...

Singapore

WhatsApp launches 'tipline' to counter fake news

To counter circulation of fake news in the time of elections in India scheduled to start from April 11, WhatsApp has launched a 'tipline'...

Global

EC binds social media platforms to report and take down abuse

In a bid to curb abuse of social media during general elections, the Election Commission of India has fixed the onus of reporting and...

Global

Temporary outage of Facebook, Instagram feeds across the world

Millions of Facebook and Instagram users spread across the world were unable to access their feeds for a short period yesterday night...

Singapore

NRI banker loses his job over controversial ripped flag Facebook post

Even, as the 11th India-Singapore Strategic Dialogue kicked off today in the Lion City, the controversy over an NRI’s Facebook post...

Singapore

Indian flies to Singapore to buy new iPhone for daughters

Amin Ahmed Dholiya, An Indian businessman flew all the way to Singapore and lined up for 13 hours overnight outside an Apple store to buy...

Singapore

Five things to do over the weekend of September 23-24

Watching a fighting championship to experiencing the rejoice of meditation, this weekend promises to give a choice to pick your mood.

Upcoming

Wife of murdered techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla gets US work visa

We remember Srinivas Kuchibhotla from Kansas, who was brutally shot dead earlier this year in a suspected hate crime.

USA

Indian diaspora in Texas working tirelessly in clean-up operations, providing relief materials

The Indian diaspora along with different community organisations are working tirelessly in clean-up operations and in providing relief...

USA

SGSAIFF: Celebs sizzle on red carpet; new challenges, events on Day 2

The Singapore South Asian International Film Festival (SGSAIFF) kicked off with a bang yesterday with celebrities strolling down the red...

Entertainment