Twitter useful for information on epidemics: Study

 The world had come to know of the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa last year much before the official announcement thanks to Twitter, a new study says.

Twitter launches new consulting programme for advertisers
Twitter launches new consulting programme for advertisers

 Taking its partnership with IBM for delivering better insights on customer data a step further, Twitter has announced the launch of the Official Partner Programme.

Prashant Bhushan opposes name of KV Choudhry for CVC post, writes to PMO

Expelled Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Prashant Bhushan has raised objections after reports of former CBDT chief KV Choudhry being the front-runner for the post of Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) surfaced.

Varun Dhawan praises Dwayne Johnson's 'San Andreas'!
Varun Dhawan praises Dwayne Johnson's 'San Andreas'!

Bollywood star Varun Dhawan's love for The Rock is well known to his fans. The young and promising actor took to his Twitter handle and heaped praises on Rock aka Dwayne Johnson's latest release 'San Andreas'.

'Empire', 'The Walking Dead' top TV shows list on Twitter
'Empire', 'The Walking Dead' top TV shows list on Twitter

Entertainment company drama "Empire" is the most-tweeted about series episode and horror show "The Walking Dead" is the top series premiere of the season on the micro-blogging site Twitter.

Amitabh Bachchan reaches 15 million fan following on Twitter
Amitabh Bachchan reaches 15 million fan following on Twitter

 "Piku" star Amitabh Bachchan has become the first Bollywood celebrity to have 15 million followers on popular micro-blogging site Twitter.

Omar lauds Cong for making PM to react to 'suit-boot' remarks

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah has congratulated Congress for getting Prime Minister Narendra Modi to respond directly to Rahul Gandhi's "suit-boot" attack, showing that it had hurt the BJP more than they had shown.

Shah Rukh Khan catches up on 'Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi'!
Shah Rukh Khan catches up on 'Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi'!

Bollywood badshah Shah Rukh Khan is a known workaholic. The superstar, who had recently undergone a knee surgery was advised bed rest by the doctors. However, soon after the little rest he took, the actor got back to his busy shooting schedule.

Amitabh Bachchan's Twitter family hits 15 million!
Amitabh Bachchan's Twitter family hits 15 million!

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is known to be an avid social media user. The thespian does a regular update on his Twitter and Facebook pages and in a way directly interact with his dedicated fan-base.

IIT Madras row: Smriti Irani hits back, challenges Rahul Gandhi to a debate

Union Human Resouces Development minister Smriti Irani launched a full-frontal attack against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday and accused him of sending National Students Union of India (NSUI) members to protest at her residence against the ban on student group at IIT Madras.

J K Rowling takes on homophobic trolls on Twitter
J K Rowling takes on homophobic trolls on Twitter

Acclaimed author JK Rowling has taken to Twitter troll after they linked her "Harry Potter" character Albus Dumbledore with Lord Of The Rings' Gandalf as gay partners.

PM Modi reviews progress of various projects at Third Pragati session

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday reviewed the progress of various projects being undertaken by his government at the third Pragati session at the Prime Minister's Office.

Researchers propose new way to measure crowd count

Researchers at Warwick University have come up with a new method to estimate the size of a large crowd based on geographical data from mobile phones and the social-networking app Twitter.

Journalists most active on Twitter
Journalists most active on Twitter

Do you know which set of professionals forms the largest, most active verified group on Twitter? Journalists, of course!

Twitter's periscope now also available for Android users
Twitter's periscope now also available for Android users

 The wait for the Android users to use Periscope is finally over now as Twitter has also launched the live streaming app for Android platform.

See: Three generations of Bachchan 'parivar' in one frame!
See: Three generations of Bachchan 'parivar' in one frame!

Legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan is a man who doesn't really need any introduction. At 72, he has delivered a power-packed performance in Shoojit Sircar's 'Piku'. The man has the talent to defy age and still churn out brilliant performance.

Check out: Amitabh Bachchan tweets 'Piku' key chain!
Check out: Amitabh Bachchan tweets 'Piku' key chain!

One of the top grossers of this year, 'Piku' has already made everyone go gaga over it. The film has received a warm reception from the audiences and the word of mouth publicity has been wonderful.

Periscope streaming app spreads to Android smartphones

Twitter launched its Periscope application on Android-powered devices today as the battle for live-streaming video spread to the world's leading smartphone platform.

PM Modi calls on President Mukherjee on first anniversary of NDA Government

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called on President Pranab Mukherjee on the occasion of the first anniversary of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Government at the Centre.

After Rahul Gandhi, P Chidambaram joins Twitter

Senior Congress leader and former Union finance minister P Chidambaram has joined the popular micro blogging site Twitter and says he is on board for sharing serious views.