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Pinelands member taking social media critics to court

BRIDGETON – A state Pinelands Commission member is taking 14 people into state court over alleged insults on social media, including one unsympathetic lyrical comparison to the devil, because of her support for a natural gas pipeline. Vineland resident Jane Jannarone claims, in a lawsuit filed in Cumberland County Superior Court on March 20, that the postings set out to ... Read More »

Social media firms accused of ‘commercial prostitution’

Google did not take down a video with “malicious and hateful comments about Jewish people” CREDIT: ERIN LUBIN/ BLOOMBERG  Social media companies have been accused of “commercial prostitution” and having “no shame” after being grilled by MPs over their failure to take down abusive content. MPs condemned Google for not taking down a video by a former Ku Klux Klan leader ... Read More »

We need to rethink adoption in the social media age, says senior judge

Lord Justice McFarlane: ‘The difficulties facing adopters and adopted children have been made more difficult with the ever-increasing facility to trace and make contact via social media.’ Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo Too many children are being forcibly adopted against the wishes of their families and prevented from having any contact with their natural parents, a senior judge has suggested. In ... Read More »

Is it time to take a break from social media?

Zeenia Baria| TNN | Jan 21, 2017, 01.00 AM IST Don’t let social media take over your life (Thinkstock) It’s hard to imagine life without social media, isn’t it? For a large number of the urban population, Facebook, Twitter, Instagrametc. have become de rigueur — such an integral and essential part of life that even the thought of not being ... Read More »

BISAG to promote audio-visual educational platform utilising social media and internet

The BISAG started its educational channel with an objective to spread awareness about education channels, address the problem of untrained and subpar teachers by providing various subjects experts. e-content RELATED STORIES Tripura to provide home-based formal education for differently-abled children CAT Results 2016: To be out soon at iimcat.ac.in Madrasas and pathshalas will induct state board curriculum: NCPCR, Delhi Chandigarh ... Read More »

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It has been identified that social stigma, gender biasness, and non-cooperation of the teachers were the primary reasons that prompted Dr. Manabi Bandopadhyay to take such a step. Dr. Manabi Bandopadhyay RELATED STORIES Student Islamic Organisation writes to MCI to conduct NEET in Urdu IIT-Madras websites get hacked, pro-Pak message displayed: Shocking! Delhi records rise in number of students Smriti ... Read More »

Free quality coaching to SCs/STs/OBCs for competitive exams: Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

It has been recommended that students belonging to SC and OBC categories having a total family income from all sources of Rs 6 lakh or less per annum are eligible to avail benefits under the scheme. Thawar Chand Gehlot RELATED STORIES DU to hire 4,000 permanent teachers in 2017 AMU students protest against 18 per cent reservation given to Muslims ... Read More »

Can social jetlag harm your health?

Social jetlag can cause several health problems (Thinkstock) There are times when you wake up bright and happy but through the day end up feeling tired and sleepy, thus compensating for those lost hours of sleep on weekends. This, in turn, causes a sleep deficit during the weekdays. According to a study, researchers in Europe have coined the term ‘social ... Read More »

Healthy social relationships for healthy heart

Dec 16, 2016, 10.00 AM IST The famous Greek philosopher, ARISTOTLE remarked more than two thousand three hundred (2300) years ago “Man is a social animal. He who lives without socialisation is either a beast or God.” Both man and society are closely interrelated, interconnected and interdependent. That is why Prof. Park is right when he opines “Man is not ... Read More »

Delhi University releases cut offs for entrances, admission in technical and social sciences course

Cluster Innovation Centre for University of Delhi has announced the qualifying marks of entrance exams for admission in B Tech (IT and Mathematical Innovation) and BA Honors (Humanities and Social Science). As per the official notification released: Qualifying marks is defined as the minimum marks that a candidate needs to score to be eligible to secure admission in various courses. ... Read More »