whatsapp-truecolumn Featured International Technology 

WhatsApp Dark Mode: Messaging platform to look very different

WhatsApp one of the world’s most popular messaging application is working on one of the most anticipated features for the mobile platform called Dark Mode. WhatsApp’s Dark mode will be available for both Android and iOS devices soon. The most popular instant messaging app, WhatsApp is introducing new features thick and fast and the new Dark mode is expected to further improve the users’ experience and will also reduce the battery consumption of phones, especially the ones with AMOLED displays. With the help of Dark Mode feature, the background of the…

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china-truecolumn Featured International 

China reduces army to sharpen combat edge

China is likely to rebuild its military by pumping in technology, and cutting down personnel, to enable its leaner armed force to project power far beyond their borders. The Chinese news agency  Xinhua reported that the army has now absorbed less than half of the total personnel in the Chinese armed forces. Analysts saying that by downsizing its army, China is rapidly modernising its armed forces by sharply focusing, instead of manpower, on the expansion of its navy and air force — the key to expanding its military footprint far beyond…

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pravasi-truecolumn Featured National 

NRIs are India’s brand ambassadors: Says Narendra Modi

On the occasion of  Pravasi Bharatiya Divas PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday described NRIs as India’s brand ambassadors and said they were the symbols of the country’s capabilities. While inaugurating the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas convention in his parliamentary constituency in Varanasi he said that “I consider NRIs India’s brand ambassadors. They are the symbols of our capacities and capabilities,” he told the gathering, adding that “people of Indian origin are in leadership roles in countries such as Mauritius, Portugal and Ireland.” In the speech, the Prime Minister has also mentioned Rajiv…

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evm-truecolumn Featured National 

US-based cyber expert claims 2014 Lok Sabha polls were rigged: EVMs can be hacked

Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls scheduled for April-May this year, On Monday US-based cyber expert has claimed that electronic voting machines (EVMs) are being compromised and that those used in the 2014 general elections were rigged. A US-based cyber expert Syed Shuja has claimed that he worked with the Electronic Corporation of India and was part of the team which designed EVMs being used by the Election Commission. Putting serious allegations against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP-led government at the Centre, Shuja addressed a press conference in London…

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virat-truecolumn Featured National Sports 

Virat Kohli the first cricketer to win ICC Test, ODI and overall Player of the Year awards

On Tuesday, The Indian Captain Virat Kohli became the first cricketer to make a clean sweep of individual honours in the ICC annual awards, claiming the Test, ODI and overall Player of the Year trophies besides being named the captain of the world body’s all-star teams. Virat Kohli is the first in the history who has been honoured by the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year, his second consecutive, the ICC Test and the ODI Player of the Year awards following an extraordinary 2018. The Chairman of…

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Featured National 

Uttar Pradesh and National Capital remain Dark as Heavy Rainfall Continued

On Tuesday morning, when people were sleeping in Delhi, the mood of the weather was changed. In most of the areas, it was raining heavily. In some places of the National Capital Region, there was hail falling along with rain. Some parts of Haryana also received hailstorms with heavy rainfall, which were accompanied by a gusty wind that brought down the temperature. However, these weather conditions were being seen on Monday afternoon. The effect of the rain was that the cold wave began to become harder once again. The downpour also affected the scheduled…

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SENSEX-TRUECOLUMN Business Featured National 

Sensex jumps 192 points; RIL surges 4%

On Monday, The BSE benchmark Sensex continued its winning run for the fifth straight session rallying 192 points, and the NSE Nifty inched toward the 11,000 marks, riding on strong Q3 earnings by some bluechip companies, coupled with positive global cues. Sensex went past the 36,700-mark to scale a high of 36,701.03 (intra-day) on the back of widespread gains. Finally, the 30-share index settled at 36,578.96, up 192.35 points, or 0.53 per cent. It touched a low of 36,351.77. The gauge had risen 533.05 points in the previous four sessions.…

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AUSOPEN-TRUECOLUMN Featured International Sports 

Australian Open 2019: Serena Williams staved off Simona Halep

The 2019 Australian Open is a Grand Slam tennis tournament which is taking place at Melbourne Park from 14 to 27 January 2019. It is the 107th edition of the Australian Open  and the 51st in the Open Era and it will be the first Grand Slam of the year. The Australian Open tournament will consist of events for professional players in singles, doubles and mixed doubles. Junior and wheelchair players will compete in singles and doubles tournaments. On Monday, Serena William staved off a spectacular fightback from world number one Simona Halep to win 6-1…

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Mehulchokshi Featured National 

Fugitive businessmen Mehul Choksi surrenders passport in Antigua

A fugitive diamond trader  Mehul Choksi, who was accused of defrauding the Punjab National Bank, has surrendered his Indian citizenship and passport to authorities in Antigua and Barbuda. Mehul Choksi along with his nephew Nirav Modi also a fugitive from India allegedly committed fraud on Punjab National Bank amounting to over Rs. 13,500 crores. The businessman Mehul Choksi had fled India in January 2018, a few weeks before the scam came to light. In August 2018 he claimed that he had become a citizen of Antigua and Barbuda and he will expand his business…

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modi-truecolumn Featured National 

10 % quota has given sleepless night to opposition party: Narendra Modi

On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has rejected allegations that the government decision to provide 10 % reservation in education and jobs for economically weaker sections in the general category was politically motivated with an eye on upper caste vote in the Lok Sabha polls. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also stated that his government’s decision to provide a 10% reservation to economically weaker sections (EWS) in the general category was giving “sleepless nights” to the opposition party. कल कलकत्ता के जिस मंच से ये लोग देश और लोकतंत्र बचाने की बात कर रहे…

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