Fake newspaper clip claiming Kiran Bedi is not the first Indian woman IPS officer causes stir on Twitter; there’s an app for that too!

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Fake newspaper clip claiming Kiran Bedi is not the first Indian woman IPS officer causes stir on Twitter; there’s an app for that too!

The Delhi election campaigns are underway and slingshots at each other are gaining momentum. BJP shells out five scathing questions at opponent AAP over the VIP treatment demands, and BJP's own CM candidate Kiran Bedi has courted enough controversy with her interviews and remarks recently. The latest controversy comes from Twitter contesting that she is not the first Indian woman IPS officer. There's even a newspaper clipping doing the rounds claiming that a certain Mrs Surjit Kaur is the first woman IPS officer. More →
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Narendra Modi gives ‘one-of-a-kind’ Twitter speech on e-governance, stresses on mobile-first strategy push

By on January 30, 2015 at 12:09 PM.

Narendra Modi gives ‘one-of-a-kind’ Twitter speech on e-governance, stresses on mobile-first strategy push

The two-day 18th National Conference on e-Governance is to begin today in Gujarat, and the inaugural ceremony will have big political leaders like the CM of Gujarat Anandiben Patel, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and many others present in the crowd. Flagging off the conference was PM Narendra Modi, who chose to turn to Twitter to give his inaugural speech, and speak to the citizens on matters of digital governance. More →
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Narendra Modi becomes first politician in the world to use audio-video tweet on Twitter

By on January 29, 2015 at 5:40 PM.

Narendra Modi becomes first politician in the world to use audio-video tweet on Twitter

Twitter's new video feature is catching up fast among celebrities. Neil Patrick Harris became the first in the world to use the native video tool, after which it was pushed to India and Shah Rukh Khan was the first one to test it here. Now Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is extremely active on Twitter, has jumped onto the bandwagon to become the first politician and the second India to use the Tweet video tool. This tweet also makes him the first politician in the world to have an audio-video tweet enabled account on the micro blogging site. More →
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Shah Rukh Khan becomes first Indian to use the new native video tool on Twitter

By on January 28, 2015 at 6:09 PM.

Shah Rukh Khan becomes first Indian to use the new native video tool on Twitter

Twitter has started rolling out two new features to all its users. The next update will allow you to group chat via direct messages, and create video from the app itself to share with your followers. Neil Patrick Harris became the first person in the world to use the video tweet, and now Twitter confirms that Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan is the first from India to use the native video tool. More →
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Facebook denies third party caused today’s outage

By on January 27, 2015 at 3:21 PM.

Facebook denies third party caused today’s outage

As we had reported a couple of hours ago Facebook faced an outage and resumed the services almost after an hour. The hacker group Lizard Squad was quick to bask in the glory claiming the Facebook outage to be their handwork. However, Facebook has denied it in a statement issued to Techcrunch. More →
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Narendra Modi tweets farewell to Barack Obama after his visit to India, quotes DDLJ

By on January 27, 2015 at 2:56 PM.

Narendra Modi tweets farewell to Barack Obama after his visit to India, quotes DDLJ

Barack Obama today completed his three day visit to India, wherein he also became the first US President to attend the Republic Day parade. As he flies off to Saudi Arabia, PM Narendra Modi has thanked Obama on his visit to India via Twitter, and also bid him a farewell.  More →
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Facebook and Instagram are back up after a brief outage

By on January 27, 2015 at 12:50 PM.

Facebook and Instagram are back up after a brief outage

After a brief outage, Facebook and Instagram are both up and running. While Facebook has yet to acknowledge the outage, Instagram put up a tweet saying, "We're aware of an outage affecting Instagram and are working on a fix. Thank you for your patience." More →
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