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West Bengal panchayat elections 2018: Nominations filed through Whatsapp after Calcutta High Court intervenes

West Bengal panchayat elections 2018: Nominations filed through Whatsapp after Calcutta High Court intervenes

The Calcutta High Court was informed on Tuesday that nine candidates have used Whatsapp to file their nominations for the West Bengal panchayat elections which are scheduled to take place in three phases on  May 1, May 3 and May 5.

Apr 25, 2018, 12:23 PM IST
WhatsApp image helps cops catch drug dealer in Britain

WhatsApp image helps cops catch drug dealer in Britain

The scientific support unit scanned the image into its system but could not find a match because the photograph contained just parts of the middle and bottom of a finger visible while records only keep the top part.

Apr 17, 2018, 09:54 AM IST
WhatsApp now allows Android users to download deleted media files: Reports

WhatsApp now allows Android users to download deleted media files: Reports

The deleted media files range from images, videos, GIFs and even voice messages.

Apr 16, 2018, 14:44 PM IST
WhatsApp scouts for India head

WhatsApp scouts for India head

WhatsApp has over one billion users globally. India is the largest market for the company with over 200 million monthly active users as of February 2017.

Apr 11, 2018, 15:46 PM IST
Want to lead a stress-free life? Quit Facebook, says study

Want to lead a stress-free life? Quit Facebook, says study

A group of researchers at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, has found out that quitting Facebook makes the user de-stressed.

Apr 09, 2018, 14:04 PM IST
WhatsApp releases new update for iPhone users: All you want to know

WhatsApp releases new update for iPhone users: All you want to know

Users with devices running iOS 7.0 or more can download the update.

Apr 03, 2018, 13:59 PM IST
News at a glance: March 31, 2018

News at a glance: March 31, 2018

Mar 31, 2018, 10:13 AM IST
How CBSE board exam papers got leaked on WhatsApp, circulated on social media

How CBSE board exam papers got leaked on WhatsApp, circulated on social media

The Crime Branch is currently following the trail of events to understand how was the paper leaked

Mar 30, 2018, 06:45 AM IST
WhatsApp payment feature: Here's how you can scan QR code to send money

WhatsApp payment feature: Here's how you can scan QR code to send money

The new Scan QR Code feature is available to only the beta testers as of now.

Mar 26, 2018, 18:36 PM IST
Reliance JioPhones likely to get WhatsApp soon

Reliance JioPhones likely to get WhatsApp soon

After stopping support for BlackBerry OS and Windows Phone 8, the Facebook-owned messaging platform is focusing to develop the app for this platform, providing an app for JioPhones.

Mar 22, 2018, 13:55 PM IST
WhatsApp co-founder asks everyone to delete Facebook over privacy scandal

WhatsApp co-founder asks everyone to delete Facebook over privacy scandal

In 2014, Facebook bought WhatsApp for a whopping USD 19 billion, making it the company's largest acquisition.

Mar 21, 2018, 12:15 PM IST
WhatsApp message to wrong number got this man married

WhatsApp message to wrong number got this man married

Evangelou, 44, sent a message, which read "Girls Trip", to a number he thought was his own as a reminder to see the film at the cinema. The reply he got changed his life forever.

Mar 20, 2018, 16:20 PM IST
Indian Army's warning: Chinese hackers can steal data through WhatsApp

Indian Army's warning: Chinese hackers can steal data through WhatsApp

The Indian Army advised users to be vigilant and urged them to conduct regular audits of their groups to see if any number starting with +86 had joined a group.

Mar 19, 2018, 20:15 PM IST
WhatsApp group description now available for Android, iPhone users

WhatsApp group description now available for Android, iPhone users

The description can be 512-characters long.

Mar 19, 2018, 10:24 AM IST
President Sirisena lifts nationwide state of emergency in Sri Lanka

President Sirisena lifts nationwide state of emergency in Sri Lanka

On March 6, the government imposed a state of emergency blocking Facebook, WhatsApp and other social media sites.

Mar 18, 2018, 12:45 PM IST
CBSE denies Class 12 Accountancy question paper leak

CBSE denies Class 12 Accountancy question paper leak

The Accountancy exam was currently on Thursday.

Mar 15, 2018, 11:51 AM IST
Axis Bank to process payments over WhatsApp soon

Axis Bank to process payments over WhatsApp soon

Axis Bank enjoys 20 percent market share in the UPI space.

Mar 14, 2018, 08:26 AM IST
WhatsApp changes its key message deletion feature again

WhatsApp changes its key message deletion feature again

The Facebook-owned messaging app is planning of rolling out another feature ‘Block Revoke Request’.

Mar 12, 2018, 16:36 PM IST
News at a glance: March 12, 2018

News at a glance: March 12, 2018

Here are top headlines on Monday morning

Mar 12, 2018, 10:16 AM IST
WhatsApp bringing major change to its app – Know how it will impact you

WhatsApp bringing major change to its app – Know how it will impact you

A stable release for Android and iOS is expected to follow soon.

Mar 12, 2018, 07:27 AM IST