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Access to Internet is a Fundamental Right: Kerala High Court

A single bench of the Kerala high court headed by Justice PV Asha has ruled that access to the Internet is a fundamental right which cannot be taken away arbitrarily. Case before Kerala High Court The court was hearing a petition filed by Faheema Shirin, an 18-year-old BA student which questioned the hostel rules which ..

Southern Railways

The Southern Railway zone is one of the 18 railway zones in India. It is headquartered at Chennai and was one of the earliest among the 18 zones of the Indian Railways which were created in independent India. The Southern Railway has its major territory (74.5%) in Tamil Nadu and the remaining in parts of ..

ICRIER to develop Broadband Readiness Index (BRI) for Indian States and Union Territories

The Department of Telecom (DoT) and the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) signed a MoU to develop a Broadband Readiness Index (BRI) for Indian States and Union Territories (UT). The first estimate will be made in 2019 and subsequently every year until 2022. This index will appraise the condition of the ..

China blocks all language editions of Wikipedia

China has expanded its ban on Wikipedia to block the community-edited online encyclopedia in all available languages. Hence, Wikipedia had joined thousands of other websites which cannot be accessed in China. According to a report by the Open Observatory of Network Interference (OONI), China started blocking all language editions of Wikipedia from April 2019. China’s ..

Google+ : A failed social network shut by Google

The failed Social Network Google+ will be laid to rest from Tuesday 2nd April 2019. It was first launched in 2011 as a major competitor of Facebook and Twitter. It was Google’s 4th attempt at a social network. What was Google+?                 The Google Plus was first launched as invite platform. It had many features ..

Zuckerberg backs stronger internet privacy

The Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg called for the governments to play a greater role in protecting internet privacy. He cited 4 areas namely New regulations to protect society from harmful content Election integrity People’s privacy Data portability He said that Facebook is creating an independent body for the people to appeal its decisions. Currently the ..

IAMAI with Social Media platforms to curb violations of Code of Ethics during polls

Social Media platforms and IAMAI (Internet Mobile Association of India) have adopted a Voluntary Code of Ethics for the upcoming elections. As per this code, IAMAI and Social Media platforms, including Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter and Google will create a high priority dedicated reporting mechanism and appoint dedicated teams during the polls for taking expeditious action ..

22 : Wired Technologies & Communication

This is the 22nd video of the 40 part video series on Computer Awareness. This video tries to serve additional content as well as explains the related terms. Previous Videos List: Computer Awareness MCQs: https://www.gktoday.in/quizbase/computer-awareness-for-ibps-banking-examinations