Virendra reviews N Bengal law and order

first_imgDarjeeling: West Bengal Director General of Police Virendra was in North Bengal to review the law and order situation of the region.On Thursday, the top cop held review meetings in Coochbehar, Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar. On Friday, he held a meeting with the remaining districts in Siliguri. Later talking to mediapersons, DGP Virendra said: “It is a routine general review meeting. The law and order situation is all right. West Bengal has a 10 crore population and around 2 lakh cases. It is one of the most peaceful regions of the country.” Appealing for public cooperation in maintaining law and order, the DGP said: “Law always takes its own course. Do not take law in your own hands. If there is any law and order problem one should apprise the police of it.” Answering questions regarding the Hills, DGP Virendra said: “The Hills are peaceful. There is no law and order problem.”last_img read more

Social Media Users Say Pinterest Is as Popular as Twitter

first_imgAdvertisement While Facebook reigns supreme in the social media landscape, the latest study by Pew shows users are pinning just as much as they’re tweeting.Twitter attracted 16% of social media users, followed by 15% on Pinterest in 2012. Everyone’s favorite pastime is still Facebook, though, raking in a majority of respondents’ votes. Tumblr comes in as the least popular with only 6% of people on the site.The report details who exactly is using these networks, explaining that sites like Instagram appeal more to women, Latinos and African-Americans.It’s no surprise the study finds young adults more interested in social media. An overwhelming 83% are more likely to be on the sites than older demographics. Each network offers distinct services and draws specific audience groups. Image-heavy Pinterest attracts women, adults under 50 and whites. Twitter users tend to be urban residents. – Advertisement – Unlike other networks, Pinterest is equally popular with different age demographics; 19% of younger users and people 30 to 49 use the site, and it also yields the largest difference in gender than any other of it social counterparts. Women are five times more likely to be pinning (secret wedding boards, anyone?) than men.Though Pinterest is catching up in popularity, the percentage of Internet users on Twitter doubled in the past two years.Credit: Mashablelast_img read more