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Australia Diary: Beautiful Lose Weight Gold 30 capsules pose a serious risk to your health

Newsroom24x7 Network The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) of Australia has tested a product labelled Beautiful Lose Weight Gold 30 capsules and found that the capsules contain the undeclared substances sibutramine and phenolphthalein. Consumers have been advised that sibutramine is a prescription-only medicine (which was the active ingredient in Reductil). It was withdrawn in October 2010 after

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Citizens use Hola as Vietnam blacks out facebook

Newsroom24x7 Staff Tel Aviv/ Hanoi: The government of Vietnam allegedly shut Facebook down on Sunday, and so far 200,000 citizens have turned to Hola [http://www.hola.org ], a popular VPN service, to fight the censorship and access the website. The decision to block Facebook, as well as photo-sharing app Instagram, came as dissidents tried to rally for the third

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Facebook shuts down Free Basics in India after TRAI ruling

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : Following the TRAI ruling which barred operators from charging differential rates for use of Internet, Facebook has shut down its controversial Free Basics project in India. This move came in, after a massive campaign done by Facebook for Free Basics, failed to gather support from Indian regulatory TRAI (Telecom Regulatory

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Facebook plans a satellite launch in 2016

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg announced FB’s ambitious plans of launching a satellite for facilitating internet access in remote areas of some part of the globe which is densely populated and active on social networking sites. Facebook has made plans to launch a satellite that will provide internet access to remote

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Modi uses social media to keep the public informed about his upcoming foreign tour

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has posted a series of tweets and also facebook posts to keep the public posted about his upcoming visit to five Central Asian nations and Russia beginning tomorrow. During this tour, he will be attending the BRICS and SCO Summit. My visit to Central Asian Nations will

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Food, clothing, shelter and Internet: For a world more equitable and E-nnovative

Opinion: Our World Our Times Anoop Swarup​ ​As regulator TRAI is primed to secure the interest of the Consumer and to safeguard Constitutional guarantees such as the freedom of speech and expression but it is indeed an irony that it has set in motion proposals that would not only hurt the consumers because access to

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Once again it is time for Goafest – India’s premier advertising festival

Newsroom24x7 Desk Mumbai: This week, the advertising, media and marketing professionals will be converging in Goa to attend India’s premier advertising festival‐ Goafest to be held from April 9 to 11 at The Grand Hyatt, Bambolim. In its 10th year, efforts are being made to make the event distinctive and grand. Nakul Chopra, Chairman of Goafest 2015 & Vice

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Supreme Court of India gives historic judgement to protect Freedom of Speech

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Supreme Court today gave a historic judgement today and struck down Section 66A of the Information and Technology Act, 2000 in its entirety on the ground that it is violative of Article 19(1)(a) and not saved under Article 19(2) of the Constitution. A division bench of the apex court, comprising of

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Values and Ethics in Media and Mass Communication

Our World Our Times Anoop Swarup Oscar Wilde, the very popular Anglo Irish Dramatist and Poet who lived from 1854 to 1900, more than a century ago, lamented “Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing”. How true even today, I observed while addressing the distinguished gathering at the Makhanlal Chaturvedi

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Need to harness opportunities in the social media for Enhanced outreach: Arun Jaitley

“Current Communication Scenario offers tremendous opportunity for Government Communication” Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb. 2: Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs, and Information and Broadcasting, Arun Jaitley today said in the new communication landscape, the future belonged to digital media due to its reach, scale, variety and accessibility. Mr. Jaitley made this observationtoday while inaugurating the

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