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DCP calls for limited use of social media
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DCP calls for limited use of social media

September 22, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Highlighting the importance of taking competitive exams for a professional career in Government service, DCP Pradeep Gunti advised the aspirants to use social media limitedly and not waste much time in other social media platforms. He was speaking after inaugurating the coaching classes for the written exam for the recruitment of PSIs conducted by…

Social media content not credible, says Adichunchanagiri Seer
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Social media content not credible, says Adichunchanagiri Seer

August 1, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Maintaining that the contents in books are more credible than those that appear in social media sites, Adichunchanagiri Seer Sri Nirmalanandanatha Swamiji said that there is a need to do a check and balance deed of social media content to ascertain facts. He was speaking at the book release function of ‘Grantha Lakshmi’(Kannada version)…

Songs on Corona rocks social media
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Songs on Corona rocks social media

July 6, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: A song, composed on COVID-19 pandemic theme, has become a hit in the social media. Dr. Vijayalakshmi Manapura, Associate Professor, Department of Folklore, Maharaja’s College, University of Mysore, has penned and presented a song in Kannada in folk style titled “Corona Abhiyana” about the second wave of pandemic. The song propagates the importance of…

Resignation sparks off social media debate
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Resignation sparks off social media debate

June 4, 2021

Many netizens support MCC Commissioner, DC’s moves too hailed as nothing wrong Mysore/Mysuru: As the resignation news of MCC Commissioner broke in the media, support poured in for the officer. Soon after she got out of the Nalwadi Krishnaraja Hall of the Mysuru City Corporation where she held an emergency press conference to announce her…

Call for help on social media not wrong, SC observes
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Call for help on social media not wrong, SC observes

May 2, 2021

New Delhi: The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday said the appeals by the people for medical or any other help on social or any other media cannot be considered “wrong” and warned of contempt to court proceedings against any official found clamping down any such information. “If citizens communicate their grievance on social media and…

Woman held for cheating men through social media
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Woman held for cheating men through social media

March 17, 2021

Modus operandi of 25-year-old ‘SSLC studied’ trickster was to send friend requests on Facebook and loot cash, jewels Mysore/Mysuru: A 25-year-old woman, who had cheated many youths to the tune of lakhs of rupees after befriending them on Facebook, has been arrested by Metagalli Police on Mar. 4. As per a press release from the…

Gangs use social media to lay honey traps
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Gangs use social media to lay honey traps

December 17, 2020

Cases of blackmailers laying honey traps and hacking private images and videos on the rise Mysore/Mysuru: With evolving technology we are stumbling upon new faces online these days. Social media allows us to interact with people from different fields and different part of the world. The best part is we become friends easily with new…

Call-Out Culture
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Call-Out Culture

October 31, 2020

For a few days now one video has been making the rounds on WhatsApp. The video shows some empty pizza boxes strewn alongside a road in Kodagu and you can hear a local Gram Panchayat’s (GP) former President angry with tourists from Mysuru who threw that trash. What happens next is interesting.  The ex-GP member…

How To Use 2 WhatsApp Accounts on One iPhone
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How To Use 2 WhatsApp Accounts on One iPhone

October 19, 2020

One of the most popular types of apps being downloaded right now is the messaging app, and WhatsApp is up there with the best of them. WhatsApp offers something a little different from most messaging apps in that you get a phone number. That means anyone can reach you whenever they want, wherever you are,…

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