Pratyusha Banerjee​’s last WhatsApp status will leave you stumped!

Pratyusha Banerjee

Renowned TV actress Pratyusha Banerjee who rose to fame as Anandi in the famous daily soap ‘Balika Vadhu’ was found dead at her suburban residence in Goregaon. The actress has succumbed to suicide on Friday. Reports claimed that the 24-year-old actress was in an unhappy relationship with her boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh. Her last whatsapp…

I respect all faiths: Salman Khan

Salman Khan

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has criticized people, who are using his name to spread anti-religious message, saying he has sought police action against them. A “mischievous and false” message has been circulating on popular social networking platform WhatsApp. The 49-year-old actor, who is awaiting the release of his next film “Bajrangi Bhaijaan”, has asked his…

Delhi HC refuses to stay DCW summons against Kumar Vishwas

Kumar Vishwas

The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to stay the Delhi Commission for Women’s (DCW) summons to AAP leader Kumar Vishwas issued on a party volunteer’s complaint. Justice Rajiv Shakdher, however, issued notices to DCW, chairperson Barkha Singh and the woman Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) volunteer on a plea moved by Vishwas seeking stay on…

AAP files petition before Election Commission

Aam Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today filed a petition before the Election Commission, seeking immediate disqualification of BJP MLA Ranjit Singh from the Delhi Assembly.In its petition, AAP alleged that Singh, an MLA from Gokalpur (reserved) assembly constituency, had contested assembly elections on a fake certificate procured from Uttar Pradesh.“Relevant provisions of the Representation of…

Is Flipkart worth $5 billion?

The valuation of an Indian company has perhaps never escalated this fast. The seven-year-old Flipkart, which began in 2007 as an online book store and shot to fame soon after for its inventory and deep discounts, is being valued at $5 billion, based on a big round of funding some time soon, according to a…

Facebook asks EU Commission to review Whatsapp acquisition deal

Facebook has reportedly asked the European Commission to review its acquisition of the Mobile chat app WhatsApp. According to Mashable, the social networking company first announced in February that it had agreed to acquire WhatsApp for 16 billion dollars, and the deal received FTC approval in the US in April. Facebook was not expected to…

Windows Phones to Soon Get BBM

After the debut of BBM on Apple and Android phones, Canadian firm BlackBerry is all set to extend the instant messaging service to Windows phone devices later this year as it seeks newer avenues for monetisation. Once exclusive to BlackBerry devices, the company last year made BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) available on rival platforms of Google’s…

Bill Gates skeptical of $19bn Facebook-WhatsApp acquisition deal

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has reportedly expressed skepticism about the recent acquisition deal between Facebook and WhatsApp for an eye-popping 19 billion dollars. Gates said that fifty years ago, no 55-person company was bought for 19 billion dollar, adding that it showed how Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg was an out-of-box thinker. However, a skeptical Gates…

WhatsApp to introduce voice calls in second quarter

World’s biggest mobile messaging service WhatsApp intends to add voice calling feature to its free messaging service in the second quarter of 2014, it was announced on Monday. The move is aimed at enabling WhatsApp users to be able to make calls, just as they can now text messages. The announcement answers some of the…

BlackBerry might separate Messenger service into new entity

Canadian smartphone maker, BlackBerry might be planning to separate BlackBerry Messenger service into a new company, according to people closer to the matter. Report indicated that the new company would be called BBM Inc. BlackBerry Messenger has remained a popular platform for BlackBerry users ever since it was launched by the company on its devices….