Rafale: SC rejects Centre’s plea, to hear on merit

New Delhi, April 10 The Supreme Court in an unanimous judgment on Wednesday rejected the preliminary objections raised by the central government, as a result the Rafale review petitions will now be heard on merits. The court will look into the documents published. The court rejected the Centre’s claim of privilege over the three documents that […]

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Rajnath’s first biography to hit stands in May

New Delhi, April 10  As election fever grips the nation, a new addition to the Indian political memoirs list will soon hit the stands. Home Minister and BJP leader Rajnath Singh’s first political biography will release in May. Written by film historian-author Gautam Chintamani, the book “Rajneeti” chronicles Singh’s five decade-career in Indian polity. “In […]

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Snapchat launches tools for voters ahead of LS polls

New Delhi, April 10  Aiming to encourage people ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, photo-messaging app Snapchat on Wednesday announced the launch of tools and polling information for Indian voters. Educating its users about the resources provided by the Election Commission, the company said in a statement: “On April 10, a ‘Team Snapchat’ Snap […]

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Median age of founders of Indian start-ups only 31

United Nations, April 10  Youth are leading India’s start-up ecosystem where the median age of founder-entrepreneurs is only 31 years, according to India’s youth delegate at the UN. Seema Punjani told the eighth Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum here on Tuesday that in India, one of the youngest nations in the world with […]

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Boney Kapoor invites Tamil star Ajith to Bollywood

Chennai, April 10 Producer Boney Kapoor on Wednesday invited popular Tamil star Ajith Kumar to Bollywood after being impressed with his performance in his upcoming production venture “Nerkonda Paarvai”, the Tamil remake of “Pink”. Boney forayed into the southern market with “Nerkonda Paarvai”, which stars Ajith in the role of a lawyer. “Saw the rushes […]

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WhatsApp now lets users send 30 audio files at once

San Francisco, April 10  Facebook-owned photo-messaging app WhatsApp has introduced its “audio picker” with a new user interface (UI), allowing users to choose a total of 30 audio files to send at once. “WhatsApp has recently enabled the new ‘audio picker’ with the possibility to play the audio before sending it and to select more […]

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How pro-Modi, anti-Modi Twitter bots went berserk

New Delhi, April 10 Two Twitter bots — one in support of and one in opposition to Prime Minister Narendra Modi — made a massive attempt to boost traffic on the platform in India in February as the world’s largest democracy prepared for the General Elections, a new report has found. The US-based Atlantic Council’s Digital […]

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