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Online bullying — A serious problem: Poll

Roughly three-quarters of 15- to 26-year-olds say that online bullying and abuse is a serious problem for their peers.

06 Oct 2018 10:09 AM

‘It’s delightful to capture N-E faces’

The book took a decade to shoot, and the idea of the book kept floating in and out of my creative senses for nearly two years

22 Jun 2018 1:00 AM

'Online information on vaccines, autism not reliable'

The idea that vaccines can cause autism is still around, and parents continue to be exposed to this misinformation.

18 Jun 2018 1:16 PM

Only 32 per cent Indians make financial transactions online

65 per cent use internet for banking transactions, 55 pc for utility bill payment and 54 pc for online shopping.

14 Jun 2018 9:07 AM

Novel tool can spot potential child rapists in online chatrooms

CATT algorithms examine only the conversation factors and do not take the sex of either suspect or victim into consideration, at this time.

22 Apr 2018 5:38 PM


More boys suffer online sex abuse than thought: study

The report added that the younger the child, whether a boy or a girl, the "abuse was more likely to be severe".

07 Mar 2018 12:10 PM

Terror content ordered to be taken off within an hour: EU to web firms

New recommendations also include steps to crack down on other harmful illegal content such as hate speech and images of child sexual abuse.

02 Mar 2018 8:48 AM

Five ways to ensure a budget-friendly e-shopping experience

Most of shopping websites give an option for giving feedback for purchased products and rating them online.

16 Feb 2018 4:52 PM

Corporates open to public gaze as data available online: Jaitley

A total of 5,870 companies shelled out Rs 9,553.72 crore towards CSR activities in 2014-15.

19 Jan 2018 2:31 PM

Patanjali ties up with etailers to push products online

Patanjali and e-commerce will not offer discount for selling online to maintain balance with sale from retail outlets.

16 Jan 2018 2:21 PM


Click bait ads are tied to teen smoking

Cigarette ads are not allowed on television, but there are far fewer restrictions that would prevent tobacco online.

04 Jan 2018 10:56 AM

Online, but can't ditch paper? You may be future-proofing yourself

You cannot neglect good old-fashioned paper, there is a possibility that all your digital memories could be lost as technology moves on.

22 Dec 2017 7:54 AM

Newspapers take precedence over online for young readers

Most newspapers are attracting more attention from younger readers via their print editions than via their online channels.

08 Dec 2017 6:37 PM

Teenage model sells virginity online for £2 million

American teenager, who goes by Giselle, made controversial transaction via website Cinderella Escorts to Abu Dhabi businessman.

17 Nov 2017 7:17 PM

PayPal starts payment services in India

PayPal, the Elon Musk-founded company, will allow Indian consumers to use the platform to shop online at country’s most popular stores.

09 Nov 2017 10:52 AM


Online networks can help smokers quit: study

About 11% of those who only read others posts - quit smoking; and only 8% of study participants that never visited quit smoking.

06 Nov 2017 2:23 PM

Digital self-harm alarmingly prevalent in teens: study

Self-cyberbullying in youth has emerged and is a cause for concern, researchers warn.

31 Oct 2017 2:59 PM

How to download Stephen Hawking's Ph.D which crashed the website after going live

The university says the thesis was already the most-requested item in its online repository.

24 Oct 2017 9:05 AM

Iraqi animal lovers start online adoption page to save Baghdad’s strays

So far creator has managed to find homes for some 25 animals after posting their pictures online on the social media page.

09 Oct 2017 9:39 AM

Owner shocked to find pet parrot responsible for ordering mystery package online

The owner got a notification for an order she never placed, and realised her African grey, Buddy was the culprit

20 Sep 2017 6:10 PM