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Will 18 pc GST on sports education be a death knell for investments in the sector?

“India has huge potential in sports. It is a sports loving country. We have no shortage of talent. But we need to provide the right kind of opportunity and create an ecosystem to nurture the talent. A strong sporting culture can help the growth of a sporting economy,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on June 15, 2017, while inaugurating the ... Read More »

Social media and the death of a 12 year old

Werner Roets180 Comments: 0 Article views: 230 Social media and the death of a 12 year old 19 January 2017, 14:37 On 30 December 2016, 12 year old Katelyn Nicole Davis went outside her house, put her mobile phone on a table and pressed the “Go Live” button on her Facebook profile. She spent the next 42 minutes talking about ... Read More »

How social media sounded the death knell for super-skinny models

Fashion from the Ashley Graham collection is modeled during Fashion Week. PA images Email Twitter22 Facebook137 LinkedIn Print Since the discovery of Kate Moss in the 1990s, the fashion world has seemed at times to be obsessed with super-skinny models. More worryingly, many young girls and women have taken her famous mantra “nothing tastes as good as skinny feels” far ... Read More »

Strangers, Supporters, Family React to Trevon Johnson’s Death on Social Media

When 17-year-old Trevon Johnson was shot multiple times and killed by a DuPage County deputy late Sunday night near Villa Park, it didn’t go unnoticed by the national community. Some upset citizens took to social media to express their feelings about Johnson’s death, no matter what those feelings were. Take a look at a handful of public posts: Get free ... Read More »

Isis Propaganda Video Makes Death Threats to Facebook, Twitter CEOs

The dreaded Islamic State militant group has made life threats to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey in a new video which shows their photos riddled with digitally added bullet holes, mocking the social media websites’ attempts to block terrorist content from their platforms. In the 25-minute video, the IS claim they are fighting back against efforts ... Read More »