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Parler’s domain name is now registered with Epik Inc., a website services company based in Sammamish, Washington.(AFP)

Parler’s new partner has ties to the Russian government

Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 10:45 PM IST
Cybersecurity researchers said Parler’s relationship with DDoS-Guard -- which has fulfilled contracts with several government entities, raises concerns that its millions of users could be susceptible to surveillance if the platform returns online.
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So many laws, still no solution. Perhaps because there’s a contradiction here. The contradiction in wanting to protect women but within the decorous folds of patriarchy (Hindustan Times)
So many laws, still no solution. Perhaps because there’s a contradiction here. The contradiction in wanting to protect women but within the decorous folds of patriarchy (Hindustan Times)

To protect women, challenge patriarchy

PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 10:42 PM IST
Seldom has the State’s concern to protect one half of its citizens been so high
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We journalists, so trapped by egos and the ratings wars, have brought this moment upon ourselves (shutterstock)
We journalists, so trapped by egos and the ratings wars, have brought this moment upon ourselves (shutterstock)

When invasion of privacy comes back full circle

PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 10:39 PM IST
The sanctimony that a section of the media wears like a second skin comes undone so fast when the scrutiny is on them.
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U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders sit socially distanced as he attends the inauguration of Joe Biden-Kamala Harris.(REUTERS)
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders sit socially distanced as he attends the inauguration of Joe Biden-Kamala Harris.(REUTERS)

Kerala Tourism joins Bernie Sanders-related meme trend with this post

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 10:38 PM IST
“Wear your warm woollen mittens and enjoy the cool crisp Munnar weather!” the department wrote while sharing the meme.
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A health official holds a box containing Covishield vaccine doses in Amritsar.(PTI)
A health official holds a box containing Covishield vaccine doses in Amritsar.(PTI)

Co-win app for vaccination gets new features: All you need to know

Written by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 10:38 PM IST
Change in site location, provisional certificate after one dose are some of the new features added to Co-Win app.
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That beneficiary names are missing from the portal was detected after the government on Tuesday tweaked the CoWIN app to allow on-the-spot administration of shots to those already enrolled for vaccination on the portal. (ANI PHOTO) (Image used for representation).(ANI)
That beneficiary names are missing from the portal was detected after the government on Tuesday tweaked the CoWIN app to allow on-the-spot administration of shots to those already enrolled for vaccination on the portal. (ANI PHOTO) (Image used for representation).(ANI)

Duplication, missing names of health workers on CoWIN add to concerns in Bihar

By Ruchir Kumar | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 10:29 PM IST
  • The Patna Medical College Hospital (PMCH) claimed there was duplication in names of its HCWs generated through the portal on Thursday.
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A number of the 25,000 troops standing guard around the US Capitol in recent days in the wake of the January 6 insurrection had been allowed to take breaks and naps in between long shifts on the floors of the building housing the US Congress.(AFP)
A number of the 25,000 troops standing guard around the US Capitol in recent days in the wake of the January 6 insurrection had been allowed to take breaks and naps in between long shifts on the floors of the building housing the US Congress.(AFP)

Outrage after troops protecting US Capitol forced to sleep in parking garage

AFP, Washington
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 10:28 PM IST
Many members of Congress, noting that many of the troops came from their constituencies, voiced outrage.
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Arjun Ramphal and Manav Kaul in a still from Nail Polish.
Arjun Ramphal and Manav Kaul in a still from Nail Polish.

Makers delve into personality disorders on OTT while maintaining balance between science and fiction

PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 10:27 PM IST
Makers delve into personality disorders on OTT, keeping a fine balance between science and fiction, not reinforcing myths and aggravating stigma through their stories
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Pavitra Punia feels maybe people doubt them as Eijaz and she had a love-hate relationship on Bigg Boss
Pavitra Punia feels maybe people doubt them as Eijaz and she had a love-hate relationship on Bigg Boss

Pavitra Punia - Eijaz Khan love story: What we have is real. Love is a beautiful

PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 10:27 PM IST
When a celebrity declares their love on national television, it is often believed to be not-so-genuine and just for the camera
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Now that we are all agreed that Tik Tok is A Bad Thing, where do we go next? (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Now that we are all agreed that Tik Tok is A Bad Thing, where do we go next? (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Italy probes TikTok 'blackout challenge' death of 10-year-old girl

AFP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 10:22 PM IST
The girl died in a Palermo hospital after being discovered Wednesday by her five-year-old sister in her family bathroom with her cellphone, which was seized by police.
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