Orkut

  • Ayushmann: Twitter will become as uncool as Orkut 20-08-2013 10:40 AM

    Mumbai: Seems like actor Ayushmann Khurrana is not happy with the growing trend of social networking sites as he belives that such platforms are 'transient'. "One day Twitter will become uncool like orkut, it will cease to exist like Soviet Union and the value of followers will be like Rubles...
  • Court proceedings against 13 websites including Facebook, Google on hold 13-08-2013 05:47 AM

    A Delhi court on Monday stayed the proceedings against 13 websites, including Facebook and Google, on a complaint which accused them of promoting "class enmity" and "undermining national integrity". Citing denial of assistance from the US authorities, Metropolitan Magistrate Jay Thareja stayed the proceedings against the websites, including Orkut, YouTube,...
  • US cites free speech, won't help India execute summons to FB, Google 03-05-2013 07:29 PM

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs told a Delhi court that the US authorities are unable to "execute" the request for assistance in serving summons to 11 US-based websites, including Facebook and Google, accused of promoting class enmity and undermining national integrity. The MHA told Metropolitan Magistrate Jay Thareja...
  • Govt wanted 358 items removed from Google 07-12-2011 10:18 PM

    New Delhi: Google has received government requests for the removal of 358 items from its services, including YouTube and Orkut, during the January-June period, according to a report by the Internet search giant. As many as 255 item removal requests cited the government criticism as the reason, said the Google...
  • 6 Facebook etiquettes for starters

    Mostly Harmless |  Jhinuk Sen
    Ever since its inception in 2005 - Facebook has come a long way. A lot has changed in the interface, the applications have doubled and...

  • Facebook overtakes Orkut in India: comScore 25-08-2010 11:26 AM

    New Delhi: Internet giant Google's social networking platform Orkut has lost yet another turf to the surge of Facebook. India, one of the few countries where Orkut retained the top spot amongst social networking websites, now has more people logging on to Facebook, says marketing research company comScore. According to...
  • Google faces probe over Orkut 22-07-2010 11:49 AM

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  • Limit personal details on FB, Twitter 05-05-2010 11:27 AM

    A new survey has thrown up some warnings, saying that millions of us leave ourselves prone to cybercrimes. ...
  • Discussions over N-deal hit cyberspace 09-07-2008 12:47 PM

    Johannesburg: South Africa's Highveld Lions will look to inch closer to a semi-final berth when they take on struggling and injury-hit English side Yorkshire in a group B encounter of the Champions League Twenty20 here. After winning both their matches in the Qualifying event, Yorkshire received a mauling at the...
  • Boy held for slandering Sonia on Orkut 21-05-2008 12:21 AM

    Safe to say Delhi Daredevils and Kolkata Knight Riders are through and even safer to admit that Pune Warriors India and Deccan Chargers are out of the race to the playoffs in the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League - with 19 round-robin games left to play. The interesting...
  • Social network sites budding on 'caste bonding' now 11-02-2008 02:19 PM

    Roseau, Dominica: A stubborn partnership of 65 runs between Shivnarine Chanderpaul who went on to score his 23rd Test century and Fidel Edwards, batting at number 10, enabled the West Indies to get out of jail and force a draw on day five of the third and final Test against...
  • Orkut beefs up privacy control features 31-01-2008 11:16 PM

    Melbourne: A survey by the Federation of International Cricketers Association (FICA) has revealed that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) influences the International Cricket Council (ICC) in decision-making. The FICA said that more than two-thirds of international players believe that BCCI uses its influence on the world...
  • IT engineer sues cops for wrongly arresting him 14-01-2008 12:17 PM

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders' star batsman Jacques Kallis is relishing the prospect of facing his tearaway South African compatriot Dale Steyn, who would open the bowling for Deccan Chargers, in their Indian Premier League game at the Eden Gardens here on Monday. "It would be exciting. Not very often do...
  • Budding Punjabi poets meet on Orkut, produce book 19-12-2007 01:26 PM

    Nagpur: The Event Technical Committee of the ICC on Sunday allowed the West Indies team management to replace injured Carlton Baugh and Adrian Barath with Kirk Edwards and Devon Thomas respectively in their World Cup squad. "The confirmation was conveyed to the West Indies Cricket Board on behalf of the...
  • Orkut, Facebook-users targets for cyber criminals 05-12-2007 12:06 PM

    Mumbai: Former India batsman Vinod Kambli has questioned the logic behind keeping him away from Test matches during his playing days, stating that he scored back-to-back double hundreds and averaged nearly 55 in 17 games in the five-day format. "Despite scoring back-to-back double hundreds I was told that I was...
  • PETA growls at forum that discusses dog torture 03-12-2007 10:48 AM

    Port Elizabeth: As India failed to secure a historic series win thanks to a spineless batting in the fourth one-dayer against South Africa, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Friday called the middle-order batsmen to show some responsibility. India lost the rain-hit match by 48 runs via Duckworth and Lewis method...