Opinion  /  Published 07.08.20

Bad sign: Ram temple on Times Square billboard

Sir — It is deeply disheartening that a 3D portrait of a model of the Ram temple slated to be built in Ayodhya was beamed in New York’s iconic Times Square on the day of the bhoomi pu...
By The Telegraph in

World  /  Published 29.07.20

Big Tech CEOs set for US Congress hearing

After lawmakers collected hundreds of hours of interviews and obtained more than 1.3 million documents about Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, their chief executives will testify before Congress on ...
By Jack Nicas, Cecilia Kang, David McCabe in Washington

India  /  Published 14.07.20

Army officer moves Delhi HC on Facebook ban

A senior officer of the Indian Army on Monday approached Delhi High Court challenging a recent policy banning armed forces’ officials from using social networking platforms like Facebook and Ins...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 14.07.20

Poisoned darts: social media posts

Weapons can be truly unconventional in the modern age. For instance, popular social media platforms — WhatsApp and Facebook can be cited as two examples — are vulnerable to weaponization b...
By The Editorial Board in

World  /  Published 12.07.20

Facebook considers banning political ads

Facebook is considering banning political advertising across its network before the November general election, according to two people with knowledge of the discussions, after facing intense pressure ...
By Mike Isaac and Nick Corasaniti in San Francisco

Calcutta  /  Published 04.07.20

JEE takes online route to connect to aspirants

The state joint entrance examination board has decided to connect to the engineering aspirants through Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp to share information on the prospects of studying engineering an...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Technology  /  Published 28.06.20

Restore lost contacts

The contacts on my Samsung smartphone have got deleted. Is there a way to get them back?Roshni BhatiaThis keeps happening on some models of Samsung phones. You have to first ensure that sync is turned...
By Surit Doss in

Opinion  /  Published 28.06.20

No filters needed

Sir — One down, several more to go. According to news reports,, a leading matrimonial website in India has removed its skin colour filter after facing backlash from users. There are too m...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 07.06.20

Odd source

Sir — It was amusing to read the comments made by the CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, about the ‘action’ his social networking site has taken against hate speech, and in particular his seeming...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 02.06.20

Kashmiri on ‘most urgent’ list

Global media watchdog One Free Press Coalition has included a Kashmiri photojournalist in its June list of the “10 most urgent” cases of journalists under attack for pursuing the truth, spotlight...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


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