Jharkhand  /  Published 24.04.20

Consult doctors on WhatsApp, for free

The district administration, with the help of the Jharkhand chapter’s Indian Medical Association (IMA), has lined up a team of 17 doctors to give virtual consultation to whose who need it through Wh...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Technology  /  Published 07.04.20

WhatsApp to limit sharing of forwarded messages

WhatsApp is rolling out a new feature that will allow users to share frequently forwarded messages to only one chat at a time, in a bid to curb the spread of misinformation and fake news through its p...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 03.03.20

Call from Christchurch adds to winning spirit

Amid all the celebrations after their thumping win over Karnataka in the Ranji Trophy semi-final clash at Eden Gardens, Bengal players got a congratulatory message from Mohammed Shami in New Zealand.I...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Technology  /  Published 12.05.19

How to make a GIF

Social media such as Twitter is a great way to keep you entertained for hours, but half the fun is in the memes and GIFs that offer quick, simple and sound-free animation of pictures playing in a loop...
By Surit Doss in

Opinion  /  Published 27.04.19

Surgical strike against science and scholarship

A term greatly beloved of the Narendra Modi government is ‘surgical strike’. It was first invoked in September 2016, after a cross-border raid undertaken by the Indian army on camps in Pakistan. N...
By Ramachandra Guha in

Technology  /  Published 17.05.20

Sign a document without printing it

How can I sign a PDF document on my computer itself without printing it out?Neha SahaiYou can do this with the free Adobe Reader. Open the PDF and look for the Sign icon that resembles the nib of a pe...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 07.11.18

Internet shutdowns do little for public safety

The more things change, the more they remain the same. India leads the world in the number of internet shutdowns, with over 100 reported incidents in 2018 according to two independent studies. This ha...
By The Editorial Board in

Calcutta  /  Published 03.05.20

Fake news: 140 held, 586 warned in state

Police have arrested 140 people and cautioned 586 across the state for creating, circulating, posting, and forwarding fake news related to Covid-19 on social media.At least 180 cases have been registe...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

India  /  Published 21.10.18

Loan fraud cuffs on trio

Three men have been arrested for allegedly duping people of lakhs of rupees on the pretext of arranging loans for them on the minimum interest rate, police said on Sunday. The accused have been identi...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 30.07.19

Thinking is at least as important as texting

I received two messages which arrived almost simultaneously, fairly early in the morning, about a fortnight ago: the first, written on a postcard, had been posted from Addis Ababa by a globetrotting f...
By Samantak Das in


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