Finance Minister Launched Union Budget Mobile App: Get Quick Access to Paperless Budget 2021 on Feb 1

Union Budget

On Saturday, January 23, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman made a big announcement regarding the launching of the Union Budget mobile app ahead of Union Budget 2021-22. The mobile application is available for both and Android and iOS devices and it is designed to provide information on the union budget to various stakeholders including citizens of India at the click of an option. All the information in the application will be accessible after the completion of the budget speech by the Finance Minister in the Parliament on February 1. National Informatics Centre (NIC)…

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Why WhatsApp Is Still the Better Than Telegram and Signal?

WhatsApp vs Signal vs Telegram

After WhatsApp revealed its new privacy policy at the beginning of 2021, its 2 billion monthly users are now conflicted about using the same service or moving on to newer services like Signal and Telegram which are trying to increase the number of servers in order to accept their new users. The Facebook-acquired platform gave its users until 8 February 2021 for users to accept the new policy or delete their account. This is done in an attempt to unify the three platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and WhatsApp. Unification of the three…

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All You Need to Know About India’s First COVID-19 Vaccination Drive: Starting from January 16

Vaccination Drive

India’s first COVID-19 vaccination drive will begin on 16 January 2021. This decision was taken by the government on a Saturday meeting where Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed the status of corona cases in India and the level of preparedness for it across states and union territories. But before that, there are a few queries of people which should be sorted out and some information which has to be necessarily shared among people regarding the vaccination drive. Here is everything you need to know about the covid vaccination drive: How…

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Bird flu threat looms amid the COVID-19 pandemic, five states confirm infection

Bird Flu

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a new infectious disease has arisen within the country. After Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, now the threat of bird flu has intensified in Himachal Pradesh and Kerala too. Hundreds of birds have been found dead in these states. Recently, Kerala has declared the bird flu as a state disaster. Union Minister Sanjeev Balayan said that the Centre has received reports of Avian influenza from five states – Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Kerala and Himachal Pradesh. In Haryana, the virus has already infected the poultry, while in…

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Health Minister reviews the preparation of vaccination as Centre set to approve vaccines today

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From 2nd January, a dry-run of the coronavirus vaccine will be conducted throughout the country. Regarding this, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan will conduct a meeting on Friday to review the preparations. The meeting is very crucial as today another meeting is slated regarding the emergency approval of two coronavirus vaccines. The meeting will consider giving emergency use to Oxford-AstraZeneca produced CoviShield and COVAXIN of Bharat BioTech. In a virtual meeting with the Delhi government through video conferencing, the Health Minister asserted that preparations for vaccination of the first…

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Heavy snowfall in North, rain in Kerala expected in next 24 hours: IMD

Kerala Rain

The Meteorological Department has released the weather forecast for the next 48 hours. The IMD has predicted significant snowfall in the Northern areas of the country in the next 2 days. According to the Meteorological Department, there are also some possibilities of mild to heavy rainfall in Kerala in the next 24 hours. At the same time, an active western disturbance is expected from 26 December, due to which, some areas may see light rain in the Northern states. In addition to this, cold waves and fog are being predicted…

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Netflix offers free subscription in India for 5th and 6th December, card details not required

Netflix

Netflix announced that it will offer free subscription in India for 5th and 6th of December. This means that the users can watch any show or series of their choice without entering the debit or credit card details or buying paid plans. Earlier in October, the company had announced that Streamfest will let all users stream for 2 days on Netflix absolutely free. The Streamfest will go live in India on December 5 and will be valid till December 6. People can simply enter their name, email address, and create…

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Whatsapp Introduced ‘Disappearing Messages’ Feature

Whatsapp

Whatsapp comes again with a new update ‘disappearing messages’, WhatsApp is the standalone king of the instant messaging domain and why won’t it be, after all, it brings in a new update every now and then to keep being in the game, unlike other platforms. Now, this time one of the most talked-about features has been adapted by Whatsapp and it’s the ability to send ‘Disappearing Messages’. Yes! The concept is quite simple and some might say old too, but when it comes to WhatsApp, it sure has a lot…

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