WhatsApp Rolls Out Animated Stickers Support to All Users !!

WhatsApp has started rolling out animated stickers for Android and iOS users. Animated sticker packs are now showing up alongside the regular sticker packs in the in-app Sticker Store. There is a play button next to these animated sticker packs, differentiating them from the regular ones. In both the WhatsApp for Android and WhatsAppp for iOS apps, newly introduced animated sticker packs include Rico’s Sweet Life, Playful Piyomaru, Bright Days, Moody Foodies, and Chummy Chum Chums. The animated stickers support is rolling out for WhatsApp for Desktop app as well….

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‘Story of global revival will have India playing leading role’: PM Modi at India Global Week !!

New Delhi: The story of global revival will have India playing a leading role, PM Narendra Modi said while addressing the India Global Week 2020 on Thursday. Stressing on India’s contribution to global development, PM highlighted that Indians are natural reformers and highlighted India’s efforts towards self-reliance with global inclusiveness. In his first address to the global audience in the post-COVID-19 era, PM Modi said, “In these times, it is natural to talk about revival. It is equally natural to link global revival and India. There is faith that the story of…

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CBSE syllabus reduction row: HRD Minister tweets on ‘false narratives’, explains measures further !!

New Delhi: On Tuesday, the CBSE syllabus for classes 9 to 12 was reduced by 30% for 2020-21 because of the loss of teaching time due to the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown. On Thursday, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal tweeted on the “uninformed commentary” on the matter after criticism started to flow in regarding what was deleted from the CBSE syllabus. “There has been a lot of uninformed commentary on the exclusion of some topics from #CBSESyllabus. The problem with these comments is that they resort to sensationalism by connecting topics…

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After CBSE, Goa Board may also reduce syllabus to make up for academic loss !!

Goa: The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Examination (GBSHSE) is contemplating to reduce the syllabus for classes 10 and 12 for the academic year 2020-21 in view of the closure of schools due to the COVID-19 outbreak, a senior official said it. The board will be consider views of the Principals Forum and the Goa Headmasters Association before taking any final decision, GBSHSE Chairman Ramakrishna Samant told reporters on Wednesday. “We will come up with a decision in the next few days, he said. The 2020-21 academic session,…

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Google scrapped Cloud initiative in China, other markets !!

Google abandoned plans to offer a major new cloud service in China and other politically sensitive countries due in part to concerns over geopolitical tensions and the pandemic, according to two employees familiar with the matter, revealing the challenges for U.S. tech giants to secure business in those markets. In May, the search giant shut down in the initiative, known as “Isolated Region” and which sought to address nations’ desires to control data within their borders, the employees said. The action was considered a “massive strategy shift,” according to one…

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Facebook, Instagram, TikTok: Army asks personnel to remove 89 apps from phones by July 15 !!

New Delhi: Amid rising tensions with China and concerns over data privacy, the Indian Army on Wednesday asked its personnel to delete 89 apps from their phones. Issuing an order, the Army asked personnel to delete popular social media apps such as Facebook, Truecaller, Instagram & games like PUBG from their mobile phones. The latest instruction comes as a bid to plug leakage of sensitive national security information from phones of armed forces personnel. The personnel have also been asked to delete dating apps such as Tinder and Hinge and…

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