Flavored cow urine boxes.

Photo: Twitter

Cow Urine Available In Orange, Pineapple Flavor Surfaces On Internet

Netizens were left perplexed after a picture of boxes containing cow urine, available in different flavors, started making rounds on Twitter. Named 'Gauamrut', the two 250-ml boxes featured flavors of orange and pineapple while one was described as 'pure'. However, details of the origin and existence of these products remains unverified. In 2018, tulsi and elaichi flavored cow urine had hit the Delhi markets.

Fri, 14 May 2021 - 12:57 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Cow urine, Twitter, Delhi, orange, pineapple

Courtesy: Free Press Journal

Gal Gadot.

Photo: Hollywood Reporter

Actor Gal Gadot Faces Ire For Commenting Over Israel-Palestine Issue

Hollywood star Gal Gadot has become a subject to criticism after her statement terming the Israel-Palestine issue as a "vicious cycle" going on for too long. A section of netizens called her statement as a "propaganda" tool favouring Israel. She was also targetted for having pro-Israel stance as she had served as an Israeli Defence Forces fighter. However, she later disabled comments on her both Twitter and Instagram posts.

Fri, 14 May 2021 - 10:57 AM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Gal Gadot, israel-palestine issue, defence force, Twitter, Instagram

Courtesy: The Hindu

Ajit Pawar

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Maha Govt Earmarks Rs 6 Crore To Handle Ajit Pawar's Social Media

The Maharashtra government on May 12 allotted Rs 6 crore to an agency handling Deputy CM, Ajit Pawar's social media accounts. Reportedly, the external agency will handle all his accounts including Facebook, Blogger, YouTube, Instagram, Soundcloud, and Telegram. Aiming to spread the decisions of Dy-CM Ajit Pawar to common people, the order cited lack of professionalism and competence of Directorate General of Information and Public Relation… read-more

Thu, 13 May 2021 - 06:14 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Ajit Pawar, Social Media, Maharashtra , Instagram , Twitter

Courtesy: Times of India

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey.

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Donates Rs110 Cr To Help India In COVID Crisis

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has announced to have donated over Rs 110 ($15mn) crore to help India in the COVID-19 crisis. The donation have been split among three NGOs - Care ($10mn), Aid India ($2.5mn) and Sewa International USA ($2.5mn). All the three NGOs will be jointly working to set up temporary COVID care centres, provide oxygen and other medical supplies along with reaching out to marginalized communities.

Tue, 11 May 2021 - 11:08 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Twitter, Jack Dorsey, NGO, India, donation, COVID-19 Relief

Courtesy: NDTV

Tip-Jar

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Twitter Rolls Out Tip Jar Feature To Enable Sending Money To Accounts

Microblogging platform Twitter has launched a new 'Tip-Jar' feature, which will enable users to send money to their favourite accounts. The Tip Jar feature, however, will enable only a few creators, journalists, experts and non-profit organisations to receive money but anyone using Twitter can send it. In a statement on May 7, Twitter stated that the feature will be expanded to more people and languages soon.

Sat, 08 May 2021 - 01:47 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Twitter, Tip Jar Feature, Technology, Social Media

Courtesy: The Next Web

Kangana Ranaut

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Fashion Designers Cut Ties With Kangana Ranaut Over Twitter Controversy

Fashion designers Anand Bhushan and Rimzim Dadu have cut ties with actress Kangana Ranaut and removed her photos from their brand collaborations. Citing the recent Twitter controversy, Anand said that his brand does not support any kind of hate speech and he will not associate with Kangana in future. Actress Sona Mahpatra and Richa Chaddha also lauded Anand’s move. Recently, Twitter permanently suspended Kangana's account for violating the… read-more

Wed, 05 May 2021 - 07:22 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Kangana Ranaut, Twitter, Fashion Designer, Brands, removed

Courtesy: The Economic Times

Kangana Ranaut; Koo app logo.

Photo: India Times

Koo Welcomes Kangana Ranaut After Twitter Account Suspension

India's microblogging app Koo has invited Kangana Ranaut to the platform to express her opinions with "sense of pride" after the actress' Twitter account was suspended on May 4. With the invitation, the app shared Kangana's earlier note where she had said, "bhade ka ghar bhade ka hota hai, apna ghar kaisa bhi ho apna hota hai", referring to the indigenous Koo. Kangana's Twitter account was suspended over alleged rule-violation.

Wed, 05 May 2021 - 11:17 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Twitter, Koo, Kangana Ranaut, Account Suspension

Courtesy: Republic World

Kangana Twitter account

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Twitter Permanently Suspends Kangana Ranaut's Account After Hate Post

Twitter India has permanently suspended actress Kangana Ranaut’s Twitter account from its website on May 4. Reportedly, following the post Bengal election counting violence, Kangana made a provoking tweet by urging PM Narendra Modi to tame Mamata Banerjee using his ‘Virat roop’ from ‘early 2000s’.  Citing 'hateful conduct and abusive behavior' the microblogging site said 'you may not engage in the targeted harassment of someone.'

Tue, 04 May 2021 - 03:30 PM / by Samanth Lanka

Tags: Twitter, Twitter Account, Suspended, Kangana Ranaut, Mamata Banerjee

Courtesy: NDTV

Twitter, Facebook logo.

Photo: Reuters

US Shows Displeasure Over India Censoring COVID-Related Social Media Posts

The US government on April 27 showed disapproval towards India's decision of censoring social media contents that were critical of the Centre's response to the COVID-19 crisis. The US stated, "That certainly wouldn't be aligned with our view of freedom of speech around the world". As of now, both Twitter and Facebook have removed over 100 such posts and URLs, including those from prominent figures, opposition leaders, journalists and… read-more

Tue, 27 Apr 2021 - 11:40 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: US, The White House, India, Censorship, Social Media, Covid-19, Twitter

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

CJI NV Ramana.

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CJI Ramana Files Complaint Against Fake Twitter Account Bearing His Name

Newly-appointed Chief Justice of India NV Ramana on April 26 filed a complaint over a fake Twitter account which was tweeting on his behalf. Notably, the CJI has already declared that he does not have any social media account. Reportedly, the account tweeted, "Due to Ajit Doval's diplomacy, the US decided to supply raw materials to India." However, the tweet has now been deleted as the account has been suspended. 

Tue, 27 Apr 2021 - 10:22 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: CJI, NV Ramana, Fake account, Twitter, Police Complaint

Courtesy: NDTV