In response to a viral deepfake video featuring popular actor Rashmika Mandanna, the Indian government has taken action by issuing a stern reminder to social media platforms, highlighting the legal provisions governing such deepfakes and the associated penalties. This development has raised significant concerns about the use of Artificial Intelligence for disinformation. The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has… Continue reading "Govt cracks down on deepfakes after viral Rashmika Mandanna fake video"
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Over 70 per cent voter turnout was recorded in Mizoram and Chhattisgarh where Assembly polls were held on Tuesday, officials said. According to the Election Commission’s data at 5 pm, 77.04 per cent of voters exercised their franchise in the northeastern state, while Chhattisgarh saw 70.87 per cent voting in its first phase of the Assembly elections. Mizoram went to… Continue reading "Chhattisgarh and Mizoram record over 70% polling"
India on Monday reported 4,858 new Covid cases, taking country’s Covid tally to 4,45,39,046. The death count has climbed to 5,28,355 with 18 deaths, which includes eight deaths reconciled by Kerala, according to the latest health ministry data. The active cases comprise 0.11 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has increased to 98.71 per… Continue reading "India reports 4,858 fresh coronavirus cases"
Tamilnadu Chief Minister M K Stalin met President Droupadi Murmu, Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday. Stalin reached the national capital late Tuesday. During his meeting with the Prime Minister, Stalin thanked him for the support extended to the Chess Olympiad and for the special interest shown by the Prime Minister to inaugurate the event. Stalin also… Continue reading "Stalin meets President, VP and Prime Minister in Delhi"
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to inaugurate the new premises of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Vanijya Bhawan on Thursday at 10.30 am. Constructed near the India Gate, the Vanijya Bhawan is designed as a smart building which incorporates the principles of sustainable architecture with a special focus on energy saving. It will serve as an integrated and… Continue reading "Modi to inaugurate new premises of Ministry of Commerce and Industry"