Sunday, Nov 28, 2021


IND Vs NZ, Kanpur Test: Shreyas Iyer's Father Talks About Unique WhatsApp DP

Nov 25, 2021 PTI

Shreyas Iyer made his Test debut memorable with an unbeaten half-century to rescue India from a precarious position on the first day of the first match against New Zealand at the Green Park in Kanpur.

WhatsApp Web May No Longer Require Smartphones To Be Online

Nov 06, 2021 Outlook Business Team

The feature is expected to be particularly beneficial for professionals who use the messaging platform for intra-workplace communications.

WhatsApp Chats Not ‘Enough Proof’ For Drugs Supply To Aryan Khan: Mumbai Court

The Mumbai Court while granting bail to Aachit Kumar in the case said merely on WhatsApp chats, it cannot be established that he had supplied drugs to co-accused Aryan Khan, son Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and Arbaaz Merchant.

Facebook's Name Changed To Meta, Why? How?

Oct 29, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Facebook Name Change: Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger will stay, corporate structure won't change but shares will start trading under the ticker 'MVRS' from 1st November.

Rajasthan Shuts Internet As 15 Lakh Candidates Appear For Patwari Recruitment Exam

Business of taxi services, food aggregators, home delivery services come to a standstill as internet remains cut off in Jaipur, Dausa and Bikaner.

15 October, 2021

WhatsApp To Roll Out End-To-End Encryption On Chat Backups

Outlook Business Team

"Neither WhatsApp nor your backup service provider will be able to read your backups or access the key required to unlock it," WhatsApp stated in its blogpost.

10 October, 2021

Long-Banned FaceTime Calls Apparently Working In UAE

Associated Press (AP)

The UAE, home to the oil-rich capital of Abu Dhabi and the freewheeling financial hub of Dubai, long has blocked internet calling apps like WhatsApp and FaceTime

06 October, 2021

Facebook Blames Outage On Error During Routine Maintenance

Associated Press (AP)

Santosh Janardhan, Facebook's vice president of infrastructure, said in a blog post that Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp going dark was 'caused not by malicious activity, but an error of our own making.'

06 October, 2021

After Facebook Outage, Now Reliance Jio Users Face Network Issue

Outlook Business Team

The operator has not communicated a possible reason for the outage at the time of publish.

06 October, 2021

Facebook Outage: Dependent People Troubled Worldwide

Associated Press (AP)

From courts to offices to neighbourhoods alerting each other about gang violence, the outage of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp disrupted the lives of many.

05 October, 2021

What Happened To Whatsapp, Instagram And Facebook Last Night? Read Here


The outage of the three popular social media platforms - Instagram, Facebook and Whatsapp comes a day before one of its whistleblowers was all set to testify before a Congressional committee.


04 October, 2021

Internet Sparks A Memefest As #FacebookDown Trends

Outlook Business Team

The trio took to rival micro-blogging website Twitter to confirm the outage.

04 October, 2021

WhatsApp, Instagram And Facebook Down

Outlook Business Team

The exact reason for the outage has not been established as yet.

24 August, 2021

New Covid Update: You Can Now Book Vaccination Appointments On WhatsApp

Outlook Web Bureau

On August 5, MyGov and WhatsApp had introduced the ability for users to download vaccine certificates from the chatbot

17 August, 2021

Here’s How You Can Hide Your WhatsApp Chats Without Archiving Them

Outlook Web Bureau

Now, WhatsApp has allowed people to hide unwanted chats in a way that they can be kept hidden forever and retrieved if required as well.

05 August, 2021

WhatsApp Rolls Out ‘View Once’ Feature That Will Make Pics Disappear After One Click

Outlook Web Bureau

With this feature, WhatsApp guarantees more privacy as it limits the recipient to save it in the gallery.

25 July, 2021

Pegasus Snoop List: 1.4K WhatsApp Users Including Govt Officials World Over Targeted

Outlook Web Desk

The revelation was made by WhatsApp CEO Will Cathcart who said that the recent reports against Pegasus were in keeping with their investigations into a case of hacking in 2019.


22 July, 2021

‘This Is Not So Urgent’: HC On Pleas Against WhatsApp Privacy Policy

Outlook Web Bureau

A Bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh said that in view of the firm's stand it would hear the pleas on August 27.

Photo Gallery

Leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand Assembly Pritam Singh during a protest near the State Secretariat against the Devasthanam Act, in Dehradun.

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Indian Player Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

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MP & Bollywood actor Sunny Deol with his son Karan Deol (L) during Karan's birthday celebrations, at Sunny Super Sound studio in Mumbai.

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Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini India flags off a convoy of over 50 Lamborghinis as part of the Lamborghini Espierenza Giro India 2021, at Manesar in Gurugram.

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Lok Janshakti Party (Ramvilas) President Chirag Paswan inspects Bapu Auditorium for preparation of his party foundation day function, in Patna.

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh