Restrictions on seminar negation of freedom of speech: DFP

In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) has condemned the restrictions by the authorities on a seminar organized by the Muslim League in Srinagar, yesterday. While strongly condemning the police restrictions on the scheduled seminar the DFP said, “The puppet administration by resorting to such means is showing its autocratic nature.”…

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Pramila lives in a slum in west Delhi. She built her house from the savings she made with a self-help group (SHG). But what else is known about Pramila and her family? Is there better sanitation at her home? Has the status of the girl child improved in her family? What are the illnesses she…

Google Maps introduces traffic alerts feature

Google has added traffic alerts feature to Google Maps. Following this update, users will be able to check the traffic status while searching for directions on particular routes and view in which routes traffic is busiest at any given time. They’ll also be informed about blockades or construction zones on the selected route. The traffic…

Freedom of Speech on the Frontlines

Today our freedom of speech seems virtually unrestricted: from online forums to raunchy TV comedy and burgeoning media investigations, the channels for free expression are greater than ever. But controversies over how far we can take this First Amendment right are alive and well. In our region, protests over a D.C.-based play have set off…