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Episode 1250 February 10, 2021

Cyber volunteers to flag ‘anti-national activities’, experts on farm laws, WHO on China

First, Ashish Aryan, who reports on the IT sector for the Indian Express (IE), talks about a controversial programme started by the government under which citizens would be able to volunteer to identify, flag and report illegal and unlawful content, including child pornography, rape, terrorism, radicalisation and ‘anti-national activities’.

Next, Kanchan Vasdev, who reports on Punjab for IE, talks about a panel of experts, commissioned by the state of Punjab, that made recommendations similar to that of the new farm laws 45 days before they were passed in the Lok Sabha (15:36).

And in the end, a quick look at what the World Health Organisation (WHO) said about China’s role in the pandemic, and the origins of COVID-19 (25:20).


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Cyber volunteers to flag ‘anti-national activities’, experts on farm laws, WHO on ChinaFirst, Ashish Aryan, who reports on the IT sector for the Indian Express (IE), talks about a controversial programme started by the government under which citizens would be able to volunteer to identify, flag and report illegal and unlawful content, including child pornography, rape, terrorism, radicalisation and ‘anti-national activities’. Next, Kanchan Vasdev, who reports on Punjab for IE, talks about a panel of experts, commissioned by the state of Punjab, that made recommendations similar to that of the new farm laws 45 days before they were passed in the Lok Sabha (15:36). And in the end, a quick look at what the World Health Organisation (WHO) said about China’s role in the pandemic, and the origins of COVID-19 (25:20). You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on https://www.indianexpress.com/audio.
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