WhatsApp will allow you to ‘unsend’ a message


New Delhi, July 22: Since the past few months, we have been hearing about the WhatsApp recall feature. It is the ability to just recall or unsend the messages those were actually meant to be sent. Well, it looks like we are drawing closer towards the roll out of this recall feature on WhatsApp. We say this as the Twitter ...

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Beware! Don’t press this button on Facebook


San Francisco: The “Hello” button, rolled out silently by Facebook for some users as part of testing last month, has created trouble for some users as they are complaining about using it accidentally. The “Hello” button allows users to get people’s attention by sending them a virtual “Wave”, similar to the infamous Facebook “Poke”. Since “Hello” is placed right next ...

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Irfan Pathan trolled for posting ‘un-Islamic’ image with wife


New Delhi, July 18: Love is in the air for Irfan Pathan these days. Last week, the left-handed bowler was seen singing romantic songs dedicated to his wife Safa Baig. On Sunday, he uploaded a selfie for the first time with her from his official Facebook account with the caption, “This girl is trouble ?? #love #wifey” It did prove trouble for Pathan as ...

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JKAACL, Tourism Deptt Launch ‘Culture On Cruise’ At Dal Lake


Srinagar, July 17: J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages in association with Tourism Department Kashmir launched a weekly cultural programme series titled “Culture on Cruise” here on Saturday at Dal Lake. Conceived by JKAACL, the innovative programme series brings writers, performance artists, musicians, poets and academics together and offers a program of performances, workshops, talks, forums and debates. Talking about ...

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J-K govt launches weekly festival at Dal Lake


Srinagar, July 17: The spectacular Dal Lake here hosted first ever ‘Cultrue of Cruise’, a weeekly cultural programme organised by the Jammu and Kashmir government aimed to bring artists from various fields on one stage. “The innovative programme series brings writers, performance artistes, musicians, poets and academics together and offers a program of performances, workshops, talks, forums and debates,” J&K Academy ...

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India Inc, be afraid! Baba Ramdev could be the next Tata or Ambani of India


New Delhi, July 15: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev, who has drilled fear into multinational companies by successfully expanding his ayurvedic pharmacy business to FMCG sector, is venturing into a new territory: private security. Though the Rs 40,000 crore-worth private-security industry in India is hardly a preserve of big companies, corporate leaders still need to feel fear. Ramdev’s new foray indicates he is game ...

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In 3 months, internet banned 10 times in Kashmir


Srinagar, July 14: At a time when frequent internet bans have become a regular trend here, Kashmir has witnessed suspension of both mobile and broadband internet services 10 times between April, 2017 and July 13. This year interestingly from January to April, there were no Internet suspensions. Internet was also suspended once in Jammu recently as a precautionary measure following the ...

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India overtakes US as Facebook’s No. 1 user


New Delhi, July 14: India has overtaken the US to become Facebook’s largest country audience with a total 241 million active users, compared to 240 million in the US. The change at the top of the platform’s country rankings comes just a few days after Facebook announced it has more than two billion monthly users around the world, a report in ...

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DC invites Pahari, Gojri scholars on Curriculum demand


Rajouri, July 13: Deputy Commissioner, Rajouri Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary has invited scholars and researchers working on Pahari and Gojri languages for a workshop to deliberate on the demand projected by various sections of society for inclusion of these languages in curriculum. District administration has also sought suggestions and recommendations on the subject for submitting a proposal to Government for consideration. ...

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WhatsApp users BAD news for you


San Francisco: Despite WhatsApp’s move to adopt end-to-end encryption by default for its billion users around the world, the policies of the instant messaging app are too weak to protect user privacy from governments, says a digital rights group’s new report. Even tech giants such as Apple, Facebook, and Google can do more to fully stand behind their users, said ...

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