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Social media influencer suffers from hypothermia while shooting her pre-wedding video in Spiti

Social media influencer Aarya Voraa's dream of shooting her pre-wedding video amid snow in the picturesque Spiti came with a cost as she suffered from hypothermia.

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting approves Digital Advertisement Policy, 2023

New Delhi: The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has sanctioned the "Digital Advertisement Policy, 2023" to empower the Central Bureau of Communication (CBC), the governmental advertising arm in India, to conduct campaigns in the digital media sphere, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting said on Friday.

Centre directs social media platforms to stop circulation of Manipur horror video

New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday ordered Twitter and other social media platforms to stop the circulation of the viral video of the horrifying incident in Manipur where two women were stripped and paraded by a crowd of a rival community, media reports said.

Data Protection Bill to be tabled during monsoon session of Parliament

New Delhi: The Data Protection Bill, which is aimed at protecting personal data and ensuring privacy, is set to be introduced during the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament, media reports said.

Online platforms to remove content flagged by govt's fact-checking mechanisms: new IT draft rules

New Delhi: Online platforms in India have to pull down content if flagged as fake or false by the Centre’s fact-checking mechanisms, as per the revised draft amendments to the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021.

Honey Trap allegation: Social media influencer Namra Qadir arrested for extorting Rs 70 lakh from businessman

New Delhi: Gurgaon police have arrested a Delhi-based Youtuber for allegedly extorting at least Rs 70 lakh from a businessman and 'threatening to frame him in a rape case', media reports said on Wednesday.

New legislation on data protection soon: Report

New Delhi: The time period for public consultations on the new data bill may be announced by the end of August as the ministry of electronics and IT (MeitY) is in the “advanced stage with the draft of the comprehensive framework,” ET reported.

SC refuses to censor Kangana Ranaut's social media posts

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to censor actor Kangana Ranaut's social media posts, which are often embroiled in controversies, stating that police complaints have already been registered regarding her for posts where she referred to protesting Sikh farmers as "Khalistani terrorists".

Meta announces safety initiatives for India to protect women

Meta, formerly Facebook, has announced a series of initiatives to ensure safe online experience for Indian women across its platforms.

SC slams a section of private news channels for communal tone in news reporting

Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Thursday observed that the news published on web portals and social media platforms have communal colour, and "only listen to powerful voices" and "write anything" against judges or institutions.

'Facebook cannot be compelled to answer issues on law and order': Supreme Court on Delhi's assembly's notice

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court has allowed Facebook to remain silent on questions on the issues of law and order which are the domain of the Central government while asking the social media giant to appear before the Delhi Assembly panel in 2020 riots probe, media reports said.

'Misplaced, exaggerated': India rubbishes UN special branch's criticism on new IT rules

New Delhi/IBNS: India has described the concerns raised by a special branch of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) as "misplaced, exaggerated and disingenuous".

Making 'every effort' to comply : Twitter writes to Indian govt on new digital rules

New Delhi/IBNS: Social media giant, Twitter, has written to the government that it is making "every effort" to implement the new digital rules and it has appointed Indian officers residing in the country as required and informed that an update on compliance will be provided shortly, said media reports.

New IT rules: 'We aim to comply with the provisions of the IT rules', says Facebook hours before deadline

New Delhi/IBNS: Hours before the expiry of the three-month deadline for compliance with the Intermediary Guidelines, announced by the Indian government in February, social media giant Facebook said it will comply with the new rules, media reports said.

Centre announces new guidelines to regulate online news, social media and OTT platforms

New Delhi/IBNS : The Centre today stated that it framed the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021 amidst growing concerns around lack of transparency, accountability and rights of users related to digital media and after elaborate consultation with the public and stakeholders.