Science Tech  /  Published 15.02.21

Settings: key to your chat privacy

Many of you must have registered for Signal or Telegram after WhatsApp wanted to share your data with Facebook. Then, finding none of your friends there and feeling a little lonely, you have come back...
By Surit Doss in

Opinion  /  Published 18.01.21

Temporary grief: battles with Big Tech to persist

Convenience is addictive. But after transforming our lives, internet-based technologies are getting to the stage where we have to mind the repercussions of using them. Over the past several month...
By Sevanti Ninan in

Business  /  Published 15.01.21

WhatsApp defends privacy policy

Under fire over its recent privacy policy update, WhatsApp on Thursday said it is open to answering any questions from the government on the issue and is aware that the company will have to “com...
By PTI in New Delhi

Science Tech  /  Published 12.01.21

What makes Signal a better bet?

A couple of days ago, a mother on a WhatsApp school group sent a message to its 55 members to switch over to Signal, an encrypted messaging service. A couple of days before that Elon Musk tweeted, ask...
By Mathures Paul in

India  /  Published 04.08.20

Mumbai: Women figures on traffic signage

Mumbai has become the first Indian city to introduce female figures on its traffic lights, a move welcomed by women’s rights campaigners as a step towards greater inclusivity. Authorities are s...
By Reuters in Mumbai


Odisha  /  Published 09.11.18

‘Smart’ lights add to risk on Bhubaneswar streets

Commuters are having a tough time plying through five major junctions on the National Highway-5 that runs through the city as the “smart” traffic signalling system has become defunct at these spot...
By Sandeep Mishra in Bhubaneswar

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.01.19

Judge rap for Ranchi traffic cops

Jharkhand High Court on Thursday came down heavily on traffic management in the state capital and grimly observed that commuters were left at the mercy of the Almighty after a judge was caught in a bo...
By Chandrajit Mukherjee in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.02.19

New traffic lights near Jusco office on Boulevard Road

New traffic lights have been installed on the busy Boulevard Road near Jusco corporate office in Bistupur here. While the installation was completed on Thursday, lights would start functioning in Marc...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 03.09.19

Adopting a child is the best kind of legacy

Sir — The concern about India’s growing population is understandable. To address this, couples should be encouraged to plan their families. But what about the children who are already living in th...
By The Telegraph in

Calcutta  /  Published 25.05.20

Traffic signal alert for drivers

Police have asked people to drive cautiously, especially in the dark, since 60 per cent of the city’s traffic signals and cameras have been damaged in the cyclone.Several key crossings in the city...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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