Scientists have developed a novel psychological "vaccine" to immunise the public against the damaging "virus" of fake news and misinformation on websites and social media. In medicine, vaccinating against a virus involves exposing a body to a weakened version of the threat, enough to build a tolerance. Researchers, including those from University of Cambridge in the UK, believe that a similar logic can be applied to help "inoculate" the public against misinformation, including the damaging ... Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
'When I look at my new students -- be they an 11th grader from India or an Irish graduate student coming to study public health -- I see more commonalities than differences. 'They were born in a borderless world, a world of the internet and with a deep-seated belief they could live and work anywhere they wished'. NNS Chandra on how America has changed in the last two decades, but the American spirit has not. Why Trump's immigration ban should worry Indians Elections have always fascinated ...Rediff.com, 58 minutes ago
A leading U. S. conservative conference rescinded its invitation to provocative commentator Milo Yiannopoulos and a publisher canceled his book deal on Monday after old internet videos of him recirculated in which he discusses pedophilia.DNA, 3 hours ago Publisher cancels Milo Yiannopoulos book 'Dangerous' DNA, 6 hours ago
Known for its diverse publishing programmes across different disciplines, Oxford University Press (OUP) introduced its medical publishing programme to India.DNA, 2 hours ago
The government has sent a memorandum to Khadi and Village Industries Commission, making it mandatory for the body to approach the PMO through the Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises ministry to seek approval before publishing photographs of the Prime Minister.The move comes over a month after the photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Khadi and Village Industries Commission's diary and calendar kicked off a row.The memo has debunked the claims made by KVIC's top officials that it had sought ...Rediff.com, 15 hours ago KVIC has to seek approval from MSME before publishing PM's pictures DNA, 17 hours ago Govt issues memo to KVIC over PM's pic on calendar Business Standard, 17 hours ago
The list of corporations publishing biographies has lengthened steadily as companies have realised the effectiveness of story telling as a brand building tool. Kanika Datta investigates the rising trend. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com The dismantling of the licence raj from 1991 onwards provided corporate India with a new-found freedom to grow in any way it chose. Now, well into the 21st century, many corporations and promoters have achieved critical mass. In the process, they ...Rediff.com, 21 hours ago
Alibaba's UCWeb to compete with Google and FB in India; opts for recommendations-based strategyBusiness Standard, 23 hours ago
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said the Bharatiya Janata Party 'is not in favour of suspension of publication of Saamana newspaper during election days' but the party has objections to certain content published in it.After a BJP functionary wrote to the State Election Commission demanding ban on publication of Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamana on three days, Sena president Uddhav Thackeray had compared the situation to 'Emergency'.State BJP spokesperson Shweta Shalini had said in ...Rediff.com, 1 day ago BJP not in favour of suspending 'Saamana' publication:Fadnavis DNA, 1 day ago
Welcome to the live coverage of the Indian Premier League 2017 auction.Get comprehensive news about every aspect of IPL 10.The auction begins at 9.30 am. Stay tuned for live updates!
Welcome to the live coverage of the Indian Premier League 2017 auction. Get comprehensive news about every aspect of IPL 10. The auction begins at 9.30 am. Stay tuned for live updates! Select Live Blog: Live Updates of IPL 2017 auction Live Blog Date: Monday, ...DNA, 1 day ago And that's it for this year's Indian Premier League auction!It was a fierce battle between all the franchises to lap up the brightest cricketing talents from India and around the world.The highlight of the day, of course, was England's Ben Sto DNA, 19 hours ago Next up - Shubam Agrawal.His base price is Rs 10 Lakh.Sold to the Gujarat Lions for Rs 10 Lakh. DNA, 20 hours ago Next up - Shelley Shaurya.His base price is Rs 10 Lakh.Sold to the Gujarat Lions for Rs 10 Lakh. DNA, 20 hours ago
Neelam Kumar, a cancer survivor and an is on the verge of getting funds from mega film star Amitabh Bachchan and businessman Ratan Tata, to come out with a comic book, which would share inspirational stories of survivors, who triumphed over the dreaded ...DNA, 1 day ago Amitabh Bachchan, Ratan Tata to fund cancer survivor to publish first comic book on cancer DNA, 23 hours ago
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