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

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 status read- ”Marke bhi muh na tuzse modana”. (even after death won’t be turning my face

Aam Aadmi Party not in race for 2019 Lok Sabha polls: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal on Monday claimed that the party is not in the race for 2019 elections and asked its members to not run after polls even as he indicated that the party could get a Delhi-like opportunity in Punjab. “We are not here for power politics. People ask if AAP is in race for 2019? We are not in any race. Delhi’s

I respect all faiths: 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 fans not to pay heed to such rumors. “Anti religious messages’s doing the rounds using

Delhi HC refuses to stay DCW summons against 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 the summons. “Issue notice to DCW, Respondent 3 (Barkha Singh). Issue notice also to Miss

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 the People Act show that a clear case of disqualification is made out against BJP

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 report published in The Economic Times on July 15. While there’s no official word on

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 go before the European Union`s regulatory commission, but doing so may prove to be more

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 Android and Apple’s iOS. BBM, which competes with other popular messaging services like WhatsApp, Line

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 hoped that the mega billion dollar deal worked for Zuckerberg, Huffington Post reports. In his

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 questions behind WhatsApp’s recent purchase by Facebook for a price of 19 billion U.S. dollars.

After deal with Facebook, WhatsApp allows 'hide last seen' feature on Android

The feature that allows you to hide your “last seen” status on WhatsApp has been exclusive to the iPhone for years now. WhatsApp right on the heels of their multi-billion dollar deal with Facebook has finally decided to let the Android family join in as well. Android users can rejoice as you can now avoid people tracking your every movement on the social messaging app. The updated version of WhatsApp will

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. The app allows users to send and receive text messages to other BlackBerry Messenger users