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Bharosa centre to study social media’s impact on youth

The state of Maharashtra recently announced that ‘Bharosa Centre’ would be launched in the state to monitor the impact of social media on youth. The proposed Centre would comprise a psychologist, woman police officer and counsellor in the Raigad district of the state to monitor the impact of social media on youth. The announcement was ..


Twitter to label fake news and remove harmful data

US-based social networking and microblogging service, Twitter recently announced that it would label the fake media shared on its platform. From next month, Twitter will start labeling the photo or video, so that its users can identify that the media has been manipulated. It also announced that the firm may remove some media, which are ..


Government to set up FACT Check Module to curb fake news

Union Government has decided to set up FACT Check Module to identify incidences of fake news on social media and digital platforms and take corrective action. It will be set up under Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, the government’s public relations arm. About FACT Check module It is aimed at protecting and insulating the ..




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 ..


Whatsapp Digital Volunteer Initiative

The WhatsApp Digital Volunteer initiative is a one-of-its-kind outreach initiative in Uttar Pradesh. Under the initiative, the police have created a statewide network of ‘digital samaritans’ at the police station level. These digital samaritans’ act as eyes and ears of the police and play a valuable role in checking fake news and rumours. How does ..