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01 May 2018


All about the new Restricted Group feature in WhatsApp

WhatsApp has rolled out a new feature called "Restricted Group" which allows group chat admins to choose who can edit the group info: all members or only group admins.

01 May 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Youth arrested for sharing 'objectionable post' on Facebook

In an effort to crack down on individuals trying to create communal disharmony, a youth has been arrested for allegedly sharing a post against a particular community on his Facebook page in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

01 May 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: FIR registered against five persons for murdering 20-year-old

An FIR has been registered against five unidentified persons for allegedly killing a youth after a video went viral on social networking sites in which they were seen purportedly beating a youth, police said today.

01 May 2018


WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum quits over privacy clashes with Facebook

WhatsApp CEO and co-founder Jan Koum has confirmed that he is leaving the company.

29 Apr 2018


Here's how you can use WhatsApp in local Indian languages

WhatsApp is today the biggest platform for one-on-one messaging. In India alone, there are more than 200mn active users on WhatsApp.

27 Apr 2018


WhatsApp now automatically saves unfinished voice recordings

WhatsApp has rolled out a new 'saved voice messages' feature that automatically saves voice recordings in case something suddenly comes up on your phone's screen while recording an audio.

26 Apr 2018


You should be 16+ to access WhatsApp in Europe now

WhatsApp is increasing its minimum user age from 13 to 16 in Europe.

25 Apr 2018

Calcutta High Court

When WhatsApp lets you file election-nomination and saves your life

WhatsApp is a messaging tool, a file-sharing platform, a payment portal, and now it's also a life-saver.

23 Apr 2018

WhatsApp Pay

5 latest WhatsApp features you should know about

Recently, WhatsApp has rolled out many new features either in a beta update or in a full-blown launch to make our lives a little easier.

21 Apr 2018

Punjab Police

Punjab Police cautions people against fake message on WhatsApp

The Punjab Police has cautioned the people against a "fake" message being circulated on WhatsApp, asking women to call up at a mobile number if they needed help.

Three people, including woman, arrested for betting on IPL matches

Three people, including a woman, were arrested on charges of betting on IPL matches in Muzaffarnagar city in Uttar Pradesh.

21 Apr 2018


Will Google's 'Chat' change the Android texting experience?

Google is working on a new messaging service called 'Chat' which will directly compete with Apple's iMessage.

21 Apr 2018


Work even post-retirement, courtesy this Delhi-based job portal

Aging is a new stage of opportunity and strength, said American writer Betty Friedan.

19 Apr 2018


Want Anand Mahindra's funds? Get creative like this cobbler

Thinking out of the box is the key for entrepreneurs who would like business tycoon Anand Mahindra to invest in their start-ups.

19 Apr 2018


Deleted WhatsApp images/videos by mistake? Now, you can restore them

WhatsApp has introduced a new feature that allows users to download deleted media files like images, videos, GIFs, voice messages, and documents.

18 Apr 2018


WhatsApp for Android brings 'high priority notifications' feature

WhatsApp has introduced a new feature that will allow you to manage push notifications better.

18 Apr 2018


Here's how to use Facebook mobile recharge service in India

Following backlash over the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook revamped its Settings menu, giving more control to users over their data.

18 Apr 2018


French government developing its own secure WhatsApp-like messaging app

France is reportedly developing its own instant messaging app for government officials.

18 Apr 2018


WhatsApp image helps Britain police arrest drug dealer

In most probably a first, a WhatsApp image has helped police nab a drug dealer.

19-year-old poses as AIIMS-doctor for months to 'hasten sister's treatment'

In an intriguing case, a 19-year-old Class X pass-out managed to pose as a doctor at AIIMS-Delhi for as long as five months, till he was nabbed Saturday.

15 Apr 2018


Bengaluru businessman duped of Rs. 60 lakh by online 'lover'

Cyber cops are on the lookout for a woman, accused of robbing a Bengaluru-based businessman of Rs. 60 lakh.

14 Apr 2018

Maharashtra Police

Maharashtra Police asks WhatsApp group admins to monitor objectionable content

The police in the Parbhani district of Maharashtra is asking the admins of WhatsApp chat groups to ensure that no objectionable content is circulated in the group and to monitor what group members are posting.

13 Apr 2018


WhatsApp bug makes timestamp of messages illegible

Users across the world are reporting a rather strange WhatsApp bug which is messing up the timestamps of messages and Status uploads.

12 Apr 2018

Delhi Police

Three people, including woman, arrested in CBSE paper leak case

Three persons, including a woman, have been arrested for their alleged involvement in leaking the CBSE Class 10 Mathematics paper in connivance with a teacher arrested earlier from Himachal Pradesh, Delhi Police said today.

11 Apr 2018


WhatsApp is looking for an India head: Details here

For its first full-time hire in India, WhatsApp is looking for a country head, a position that has been vacant since long.

10 Apr 2018


WhatsApp might share your payment data with Facebook

WhatsApp recently beta-launched its UPI-based digital payments feature WhatsApp Pay that allows users to send and receive money through the chat app.

09 Apr 2018


Here's how you can use WhatsApp in local Indian languages

WhatsApp is today the biggest platform for one-on-one messaging. In India alone, there are more than 200mn active users on WhatsApp.

09 Apr 2018


Kerala: WhatsApp forward that got the wedding cancelled

The threat of fake news forwarded on WhatsApp is real. A Kerala woman, however, just didn't sit back as one forward message caused her trouble.

08 Apr 2018

Delhi Police

Did a Punjab housewife trigger the CBSE Class-12 paper leak?

After the arrest of three people in the CBSE Class-12 Economics paper leak, police have revealed it all started because a Punjab housewife wanted a relative, a teacher, to help her son clear his exams.

06 Apr 2018


WhatsApp allows hands-free recording of voice notes

WhatsApp for Android has rolled out a new feature that will allow users to lock the voice recording button on the latest beta version 2.18.102.

05 Apr 2018


Beware! A fake WhatsApp app has surfaced online

Given WhatsApp's unanimous and popular hold on the world of instant messaging, a number of fake versions of the app keep circulating from time to time.

Warning: User data can be scraped from public WhatsApp groups

According to a new report by European researchers, WhatsApp's group chat feature is prone to data breach despite being end-to-end encrypted.

01 Apr 2018


A lot can happen in a hot internet minute

A report from statistics portal Statista, titled 'Digital Economy Compass 2018,' has comprehensively outlined the current digital landscape, highlighting how much the internet has taken over our lives.

01 Apr 2018


CBSE hit by Hindi paper leak claims, Board denies reports

Even as the CBSE battles a damning PR fiasco, it has been hit by allegations of yet another leak, this time of the Class 12 Hindi (Elective) paper.

01 Apr 2018


CBSE paper-leak: Two teachers, one coaching-center owner arrested in Delhi

As the probe in the CBSE paper leak extended to Jharkhand and Bihar, police arrested three persons in Delhi today.

01 Apr 2018


CBSE paper-leak fiasco no longer limited to just NCR, Haryana

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and central government's claims that the leak of Class 10 Maths paper is restricted to Delhi, the National Capital Region and Haryana doesn't hold water anymore.

31 Mar 2018


16-year-old Delhi boy informed CBSE of Class-10 Maths paper leak

A 16-year-old Class 10 student living in West Delhi informed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) of the Maths paper leak hours before the scheduled exam on March 28.

30 Mar 2018


New WhatsApp feature lets friends know if you're changing numbers

WhatsApp has launched a new 'Change Number' feature on the latest beta version of its Android app.

30 Mar 2018


Indian-origin teenager found hanging in top UK grammar school

An Indian-origin teenager was found hanging in her school premises after her classmates refused to include her in a WhatsApp group, an inquest into her death was told.

30 Mar 2018


Postcard News founder arrested for allegedly spreading fake news

The founder of Postcard News was arrested on Thursday for allegedly spreading fake news about a Jain monk attacked by a Muslim youth.