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Technology  /  Published 19.01.20

Why you shouldn't share your location

Last week after my motorcycle crashed on the freeway, I wanted only two simple things: to call 911 and to tell loved ones where I could be found.Coincidentally, I had been testing location-sharing too...
By Brian X. Chen/ NYTNS in

India  /  Published 06.04.20

Google Maps to show locations of food, night shelters in India

Google on Monday said it will now show the locations of food shelters and night shelters on Google Maps in cities across India to help people find these essential services during the ongoing lockdown....
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.02.20

Kashmir's outlines 'disputed' on Google Maps

Google Maps has redrawn the world's borders which look different depending upon where the user is viewing them from, with the popular search engine showing Kashmir's outlines as a dotted line acknowle...
By PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 11.02.20

Map shows real time global coronavirus spread

Scientists in the US have developed an interactive map of the novel coronavirus spread, that allows users to see the number of cases worldwide, recoveries and deaths, as well as trends in realtime.The...
By PTI in Washington

Education  /  Published 10.02.20

Train your mind

Anoushka Poddar, a Class IX student of La Martiniere for Girls in Calcutta, has found an easy way to remember concepts. She uses mind maps to visually structure ideas and this helps her with analysis ...
By Santana Fell in

Technology  /  Published 18.11.19

Making streets more navigable for pedestrians

Whether you are driving or hopping in an Uber, you probably depend on a navigation app to get where you need to be. But as handy as these tools are, they have significant drawbacks that leave behind m...
By Tyler Irving in

India  /  Published 07.11.19

Post-J&K map ache

Nepal, India’s “natural ally” that has been tilting towards China but has refrained from echoing Beijing’s opposition to the bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir, has red-flagged the new map New D...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Technology  /  Published 05.11.19

Powered by Google, here's how 3 businesses charged up their bottom lines

Today, over 26 million Indian SMBs have built their web presence on Google Maps and are easily discoverable on Google Search,” says Shalini Girish, director, Google India customer solutions. Here’...
By Mathures Paul in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.09.19

Google help for Durga Puja roads

Calcutta traffic police are trying to collaborate with Google so that people who click on the “Google Map” application during Durga Puja will get to see which roads have been closed or turned one-...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 29.04.19

China's large-scale rewriting of history

On March 26, the Press Trust of India reported that the People’s Republic of China has destroyed some 30,000 old maps. Printed in China, the allegedly “incorrect” maps had depicted Taiwan as a s...
By Prabhakar Singh in


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