Is India’s Digital Rupee a Cryptocurrency? How to Use & Buy It Explained as RBI Launches CBDC Today

The Reserve Bank is set to launch the first pilot for retail digital rupee (e₹-R) on December 1, 2022, in which four banks including SBI and ICICI Bank will initially participate. On November 1, the RBI had launched the first pilot in the digital rupee – wholesale segment. Announcing the operationalisation of Central Bank Digital […]

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Explained: It’s BJP vs BJP in a decades-old boundary dispute | India News

The decades-old boundary dispute between Karnataka and Maharashtra over Belagavi has once again flared up with Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai training guns at Maharashtra Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis terming his statement on the issue “provocative”. Fadnavis had said on Wednesday, “No village in Maharashtra will go to Karnataka! The state government will fight strongly in […]

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Explained: Will ‘CBI probe’ assurance help ease Assam-Meghalaya border tension? | India News

Violence linked to interstate boundary disputes has been a major concern in India’s northeast for more than four decades now. At least 157 people died and 65,000 were displaced due to border conflicts involving Assam and its sister states between 1979 and July 2021, according to a report by the Rights & Risk Analysis Group […]

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T20 World Cup: Group 1 Qualification Scenario Explained After New Zealand’s Win Over Ireland

New Zealand defeated Ireland on Friday in the ongoing T20 World Cup© AFP With Kane Williamson-led New Zealand winning their last Super 12 match against Ireland at the Adelaide Oval on Friday, they have further consolidated their top spot in Group 1 standings with 7 points. Qualification for the semi-finals is virtually sealed, though there […]

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Explained: Samsung’s Offline finding for Galaxy smartphones and how it can help find your lost smartphone

Samsung offers a nifty feature called Find My Mobile that allows users to locate and track their lost smartphones. However, the feature goes beyond just finding the lost devices as it also gives users the option to unlock a locked phone, remotely backup and restore data. Apart from that, there’s a feature called Offline finding […]

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Explained: BlackByte ransomware operation and how it is affecting Windows users

The US security agency FBI has issued a warning against a relatively new ransomware operation named BlackByte. The operation is targeting PCs that run on Microsoft Windows. FBI issued the new warning after the BlackByte ransomware gang attacked critical infrastructure and other high-profile targets in the country. Cybersecurity researchers at Sophos have reported that this […]

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Explained: WhatsApp Call Links and what it means for users

Meta Platforms’ CEO Mark Zuckerberg has recently announced a new feature for the popular instant messaging platform WhatsApp on his Facebook account. This new feature named Call Links will help users to set up calls by creating direct links to both audio and video calls. Apart from this, the company’s CEO has also mentioned that […]

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Explained: Google Lens reverse image search on Android and what it means for users

Google discovered that while searching for images, some users prefer Image Search over Google Lens. So, the tech giant introduced a new shortcut called — “Find image source” — on the web version of Google Lens results in April. Now, this shortcut has started rolling out for Android users which will help them to open […]

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Explained: Rajasthan crisis, sulking Ashok Gehlot loyalists, and what it means for Congress president polls | India News

NEW DELHI: Trouble is brewing in Rajasthan yet again after dozens of Congress MLAs loyal to chief minister Ashok Gehlot raised a banner of revolt late Sunday night and submitted their resignation to the speaker. The flashpoint, as always, is the leadership tussle between Gehlot and former deputy CM Sachin Pilot. Legislators belonging to Team […]

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Explained: What is Twitter Circles and how you can use it

There are times when you just want to talk to your own group of people and not to everybody available in your friendlist. With this same thought in mind, Twitter created a feature called Twitter Circle. Rival to Instagram‘s Close Friends feature, Twitter Circle is a new way to Tweet to a smaller crowd. What […]

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Explained: Using fitness features on iPhone without Apple Watch

Apple has updated the Fitness app on iPhone with an iOS 16 update to track fitness activities without the Apple Watch. For those unaware, before the iOS 16 update, Apple iPhone users could only track their fitness activities when it is paired with an Apple Watch. However, with the iOS 16 update, the company has […]

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Explained: Privacy tossed out at Chandigarh University | India News

Protests rocked the campus of Chandigarh University in Punjab‘s Mohali Saturday night over allegations that objectionable videos of several women students were recorded by a hosteller, thereby making it a matter of serious privacy and safety concern. One or more videos leaked onlineIt is not certainly known how many videos made it to social media, […]

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Explained: The new Android Trojan virus and how it is targeting Indian users

SLEEP Trojan is a kind of virus that can hold Android devices to ransom by secretly encrypting them, rendering the users helpless. The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) recently reported that a new type of mobile banking malware campaign that uses the SOVA Android Trojan virus is targeting the country’s banking customers. The first […]

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