WhatsApp may now allow users to delete messages for everyone 7 days after sending them

It was reported a long time ago that WhatsApp is planning to extend the time limit of the ‘Delete Message for Everyone’ feature. Now, the messaging app has been spotted testing different time limits for the feature. Currently, users only have the option of deleting the message once sent after one hour, eight…

Cryptocurrency prices turn red as govt plans law on banning private players

Prices of cryptocurrencies crashed after India proposed a law to prohibit all private players in the segment. The central government has proposed to present a Bill on cryptocurrency in the upcoming Winter Session of Parliament to facilitate creation of the official digital currency to be issued by the Reserve Bank of…

Gold, Silver prices today: Precious metals record hike on MCX| Check latest rates here

On November 24, gold and silver are trading on the higher side of the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX). Witnessing a hike of Rs 175 or 0.37 per cent, gold futures, maturing on December 3, 2021, are trading at Rs 47,569 per 10 grams on the MCX. Meanwhile, recording a marginal hike of Rs 159 or 0.25 per cent, silver…

Petrol, Diesel prices today: Fuel rates remain unchanged on November 24| Check latest rates here

The state-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) have not revised the prices of petrol and diesel across the country on Wednesday, November 24, 2021. Petrol and diesel prices have maintained stability in the domestic market amid a continuous fall in global crude oil prices. According to the Indian Oil Corporation, the…

Guwahati: Govt officer caught red handed while taking bribe

An Assam government officer was arrested in Guwahati on Tuesday for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 20,000. The accused, a deputy director of the Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Department, had allegedly sought a bribe from a person to issue a transit permit for bringing three cows to his farm in Kokrajhar from…

IIT Madras gets flak for failing to play Tamil anthem at convocation

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has once again found itself in the middle of a controversy for not playing the Tamil anthem during its convocation ceremony. The institute held its 58th convocation on Friday as 1,962 students graduated. Olympic medallist PV Sindhu virtually attended the event and…

Within my rights to speak against political party, its leader: Elgar Parishad accused in bail plea

Two accused in the Elgar Parishad case of 2018 have approached the special court dealing with National Investigation Agency (NIA) cases, seeking bail. The two, Ramesh Gaichor and Sagar Gorkhe, are alleged to be members of the banned organisation Kabir Kala Manch. They were arrested by the NIA in 2020 and charged with…

Jewar Airport to benefit NCR residents, PM Modi to launch mega project on Nov 25

Set for a mega launch on November 25 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Jewar International Airport will benefit the residents of the National Capital Region (NCR) and help in reducing the load at the Indira Gandhi International airport. The bhoomi pujan for the project will be attended by PM Narendra Modi on…

Cryptocurrencies crash as govt seeks to ban private players with new Bill | Top points

The Centre has proposed to table a Bill on cryptocurrency in the Winter Session of Parliament that begins on November 29 to facilitate the creation of an official digital currency by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The bill seeks to ban all cryptocurrencies, except a few, and introduce a system to regulate crypto…

Assam to issue notification to fill 6,000 vacant posts in police dept: CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday held a meeting with police officials and announced that the government would issue a notification within a week to fill 6,000 vacant posts in the police department that include five commando battalions. As many as eight key decisions were taken regarding policing in…