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  • Tweeting can help women cope with sexism: Study 13 hours 33 minutes ago

    Toronto: Tweeting publicly about sexism could improve a woman's wellbeing as it has the potential to let them express themselves in ways they feel can make a difference, a new study suggests. The study examined whether using Twitter to respond to sexism could be done in a public way without any...
  • Network18 bags seven ENBA 2014 awards 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Karma Paljor and Jajati Karan of CNN-IBN won the ENBA 2014 Award in the Best Spot News Reporting (English) category for reporting on 'Cyclone Phailin Coverage'. Neelakantha Acharya and N Satish won the Best Videographer (English) Award for Cyclone Phailin Coverage. Amit Pandey (IBN 7) also won the Best...
  • Network18 signs MoU with Kushabhau Thakre Patrikarita Avam Jansanchar Vishwvidalaya 2 days ago

    Raipur: Network18 on Friday announced Media Institute Initiative (MII)and signed first of its kind Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Raipur in the presence of Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh. Under this exclusive initiative, MoU has been signed between Network 18 and the Kushabhau Thakre Patrikarita Avam Jansanchar Vishwvidalaya, Raipur in the...
  • Facebook Place Tips: Facebook adds 'tips' about places in potential Yelp challenge 2 days ago

    San Francisco Facebook on Thursday launched a new feature that automatically provides tips about places where members of the social network might be, potentially challenging review websites like Yelp. "Place tips will show you fun, useful and relevant info about the place you're at," Facebook product manager Mike LeBeau said of...
  • MoU signing between Kushabhau Thakre Patrakarita Avam Jansanchar Vishwavidyalaya, Network18 today 2 days ago

    Raipur: Kushabhau Thakre Patrakarita Avam Jansanchar Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur will be signing a Memorandum of understanding with Network18 as an Industry-Academia interaction initiative on Friday. Chattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh will be present for the event which will take place at 11 am on Friday at CM House in Raipur. ...
  • Twitter launches new group chat and video features 4 days ago

    San Francisco: Twitter on Tuesday began rolling out new group chat and video features as it worked to ramp up use of the one-to-many messaging service. "Private conversations on Twitter are a great complement to the largely public experience on the platform," product director Jinen Kamdar, whose handle is @jinen, said...
  • India postpones mobile spectrum auction to March 4 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The government has postponed the auction of mobile phone spectrum through which it is expected to raise $10 billion until March 4, according to a government notice on Tuesday. The auction was slated to start on February 25. The last date of submission of applications by Indian mobile operators has...
  • Facebook, Instagram services restored after brief outage 5 days ago

    New Delhi: After roughly 40 minute outage, Facebook and Instagram services are again accessible in US, Asia and other regions. Both services suffered a widespread outage lasting roughly 40 minutes on Tuesday affecting users in the United States, Asia, the UK and Australia. The social media giant's Instagram service was also briefly...
  • The India-US Dialogues: A Network18-ORF initiative 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Network18 and the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) jointly organised an Indo-US dialogue to mark the visit of the US President Barack Obama to India. The panelists, which included some of the top policy makers from both India and America, expressed confidence that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is capable...
  • The India-US dialogues: It's time for India to move from out sourcing to right sourcing, says Anand Mahindra 1 week ago

    Speaking at the Observer Research Foundation and Network18 initiative 'The India-US Dialogue', Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra said, "Trade and investment could be looked at as an ambassador to global peace in the era of terror." In the lead up to US President's historic second visit to India; The Observer...
  • The India-US dialogues: Clean air, water, energy India's priorities for sustainable development, says Javadekar 1 week ago

    Speaking at the Observer Research Foundation and Network18 initiative 'The India-US Dialogue', Union Environment and Forest minister Prakash Javadekar said, "The Modi government is committed to passionate strong and transparent action on emission reduction & renewable energy. We'll walk our own path on Intended Nationally Determined Contributions but if technology...
  • The India-US dialogues: Jayant Sinha shares 3-key mantras for Indo-US cooperation 1 week ago

    Speaking at the Observer Research Foundation and Network18 initiative 'The India-US Dialogue', Minister of States at Railways Jayant Sinha said, "Innovate in India, manufacture in India and invest in India are the three-key mantras for Indo-US cooperation". In the lead up to US President's historic second visit to India; The...
  • The India-US dialogues: India could be 3rd largest economy soon, says Suresh Prabhu 1 week ago

    Speaking at the Observer Research Foundation and Network18 initiative 'The India-US Dialogue', Union Railways minister Suresh Prabhu said, "India and the US share many things, we have the same values. The US is world's largest economy; India could be 3rd largest economy soon". In the lead up to US President's...
  • Watch: Day 1 of the India-US dialogues January 24, 2015

    In the lead up to US President Barack Obama's historic second visit to India; The Observer Research Foundation and Network18 have initiated the India-US policy dialogues. On the day 1 of the dialogue, panel of experts discuss the Civil Nuclear Cooperation agreement, trade, and defence between India and US. ...
  • The India-US dialogues: Experts discuss trade ties January 24, 2015

    In the lead up to US President Barack Obama's historic second visit to India; The Observer Research Foundation and Network18 have initiated the India-US policy dialogues. On the day 1 of the dialogue, panel of experts discuss the trade ties between India and US. ...
  • The India-US dialogues: Experts discuss Defence ties January 24, 2015

    In the lead up to US President Barack Obama's historic second visit to India; The Observer Research Foundation and Network18 have initiated the India-US policy dialogues. On the day 1 of the dialogue, panel of experts discuss the Defence ties between India and US. ...
  • The India-US dialogues: Experts discuss Civil Nuclear Cooperation deal January 24, 2015

    In the lead up to US President Barack Obama's historic second visit to India; The Observer Research Foundation and Network18 have initiated the India-US policy dialogues. On the day 1 of the dialogue, panel of experts discuss the Civil Nuclear Cooperation agreement between India and US. ...
  • The India-US dialogues: Indo-US renewable energy cooperation a political challenge, says Peter Tichansky January 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Indo-US renewable energy cooperation is a political challenge, according to American expert Peter Tichansky. Speaking at the Observer Research Foundation and Network18 initiative 'The India-US Dialogue', Tichansky on Saturday said, "In Indo-US renewable energy cooperation, a political challenge more than an engineering one." "Defence, insurance, cyber security, medical and construction...
  • The India-US dialogues: Modi government working with Americans, says C Raja Mohan January 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Distinguished Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation (ORF), C Raja Mohan praised the Narendra Modi government for working closely with the Americans. Speaking at the Observer Research Foundation and Network18 initiative 'The India-US Dialogue', Raja Mohan said, "Previous government hesitated to be seen working with Americans but the...
  • The India-US dialogues: Rick Rossow says Bill Clinton wanted India to be nuke-free but ties have changed now January 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Rick Rossow of Centre for Strategic and International Studies on Saturday said that India and USA have moved forward in their relationship in the last few years. While discussing the civil nuclear deals between India and USA, Rossow said, "Bill Clinton wanted India to give up nuclear weapons...
  • The India-US dialogues: Vajpayee changed US-India relationship, says Rakesh Sood January 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Former ambassador and nuclear negotiator Rakesh Sood on Saturday praised former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee for transforming the Indo-US relationship. Speaking at the Observer Research Foundation and Network18 initiative 'The India-US Dialogue', Sood said, "PM Vajpayee changed US-India relationship from 'estranged democracies' to 'natural allies'." On the nuclear deal...
  • The India-US Dialogues: Important points of Day 1 January 24, 2015

    New Delhi: United States President Barack Obama is on his way to New Delhi. It is the first time when India has invited a US President to be the chief guest at the Republic Day function and it will be the first time a sitting US President has visited India...
  • Twitter to update users 'while you were away' January 23, 2015

    San Francisco: Twitter is updating its feeds to give users a recap of tweets missed while not connected to the messaging platform. "A lot can happen while you're on the go. To fill in some of those gaps, we will surface a few of the best tweets you probably wouldn't have...
  • 'Downton Abbey' the universally acclaimed period drama by Academy Award winning Julian Fellows, to air tonight at 10 January 23, 2015

    New Delhi:Great stories don't usually need an introduction as one hears them referred to from time to time. The 11 Emmy awards winning television series 'Downton Abbey' tells one such story. Since it is the first time it is being aired in India the uninitiated would need some introductions. The...
  • No confirmation on Pakistan's ban on JuD and Haqqani network: US January 23, 2015

    Washington: The US on Friday said it has no confirmation on Pakistan's banning of Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud-Dawa and the dreaded Haqqani Network, even as it recognised that the country was in the process of implementing measures to thwart violent extremism. "We recognise that Pakistan is working through the process of...
  • Pakistan bans Jamaat-ud-Dawa, Haqqani network January 22, 2015

    Pakistan has included Jamaat-ud-Dawa led by the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed and the dreaded Haqqani network in the list of proscribed organisations. Other groups added to the notorious list of banned entities are Harkat-ul-Jihad Islami, Harkat-ul-Mujahideen, Ummah Tameer-i-Nau, Haji Khairullah Hajji Sattar Money Exchange, Rahat Limited, Roshan Money...
  • Pakistan bans two terror groups Hafiz Saeed's Jamaat-ud-Dawa and Haqqani network January 22, 2015

    Islamabad: In a paradigm shift in its policy against terrorism, Pakistan has included Jamaat-ud-Dawa led by the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed and the dreaded Haqqani network in the list of proscribed organisations. A government official said that the decision to ban JuD and several other groups was taken...
  • Facebook not to be blamed for negative impact on grades: Study January 21, 2015

    Washington: The negative relationship between Facebook use and grades has little to do with the social networking site Facebook, a new study has found. Helping college students balance social media use and schoolwork is better than disconnecting, researchers said. The study by Reynol Junco, an associate professor at Iowa State University, found...
  • Facebook says it adds more than $200 billion to global economy January 20, 2015

    San Francisco: With 1.35 billion users of its Internet social network, Facebook would rank as the world's second-most populous nation if it were a country. While its users may populate only a virtual country, Facebook says it generates a lot of real economic activity - $227 billion worth of economic impact...
  • Facebook Messenger gets voice-to-text conversion feature January 20, 2015

    New York: Social networking site Facebook has launched a new feature for its messenger app that automatically transcribes any file sent as a voice recording and lets the people send voice clips to each other. To send an audio clip, just tap the microphone icon, record the message and send. The tool...