Representational photo: Bhradreshkumar Chetanbhai Patel

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FBI Resumes Hunt for 'Most Wanted' Indian carrying $100,000 Bounty

US' Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), in its tweet on November 28, reminded the public of Bhradreshkumar Chetanbhai Patel, who is accused of allegedly murdering his wife in 2015.The Gujarat-born Patel carries a $100,000 bounty and is on FBI's "10 most wanted list" since 2017 because of the brutality of the crime and suspected foreign connections. Reportedly, the couple's visas expired a month before the murder which caused a conflict… read-more

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 - 01:43 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: U.S.A, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Gujarat, Twitter

Courtesy: The Tribune

PM Modi

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A Day To Express Gratitude: PM Modi On Constitution Day 2020

On Constitution Day 2020, PM Narendra Modi has urged for popularising the constitution among the masses. PM Modi said that since his government had started commemorating the day, the citizens are passionately celebrating it. He also recalled the diamond jubilee celebrations in 2010 when he was the CM of Gujarat. The PM has stated that this is a day to "reiterate our commitment to building the India of their dreams". 

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 06:50 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Narendra Modi, National Constitution Day, Twitter, National news

Representational photo: Earth as seen from the ISS.

Photo: History

Astronaut's First Video Of Earth From Space Garners Million Views

Astronaut Victor Glover, now a resident of the International Space Station (ISS), shared his first video from space, via Twitter on November 25. Shot through the window of rocket 'Dragon Resilience', the video of the Earth has been viewed more than 1.7 million times on Twitter. "The scale of detail and sensory inputs made this a breathtaking perspective!" Glover wrote for the video. Many Twitter users thanked Glover for sharing the video.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 03:50 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Earth, International Space Station, Astronaut, Twitter

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Twitter

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Twitter To Curb Misinformation By Warning Users Before Liking Flagged Tweet

Twitter will now be warning its users before they like a labeled tweet, which may contain information that can be misleading. Twitter had already implemented a similar warning system during the US Presidential Election that resulted in a 29% decline in spread of misleading tweets. Reportedly, the function will initially be available for iOS and web users only, while for Android users, it will be rolled out in coming weeks.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 - 05:11 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Twitter, Technology, Tech-Gaint, iOS

Courtesy: Indian Express

RBI

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RBI Crosses 1 Million Twitter Followers; Becomes Most Followed Central Bank

With 1 million followers, the Reserve Bank of India has become the most followed central bank of the world on Twitter. RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das has shared the achievement and had congratulated his colleagues. Indonesia's Central Bank and Bank of Mexico are at the 2nd and 3rd positions respectively. RBI entered the micro-blogging platform in 2012. However, its followers surged since last year due to its regular interactive campaigns.

Sun, 22 Nov 2020 - 04:56 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: RBI, Twitter, SHAKTIKANTA DAS

Courtesy: Times Now

Twitter

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Joe Biden To Get The Official Twitter Handle of US President

Twitter will hand over the official tweet handle of the US President (@POTUS) to the president-elect Joe Biden at the sworn-in ceremony on January 20, 2021. Archiving the existing tweets on @POTUS it will be entrusted with zero tweets, along with @VP, @FLOTUS and other handles. Currently @POTUS has over 32 million followers. Even if Trump does not accept his defeat, the account will still be handed over. 

Sun, 22 Nov 2020 - 12:47 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Joe BIden (1841, Donald Trump, Twitter, World news

Poster of A Suitable Boy

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#BoycottNetflix Trends On Twitter For Allegedly Hurting Hindu Sentiments

Hashtag "Boycott Netflix" has been trending on Twitter on November 22 as a few have expressed their anger against a kissing scene from the Netflix series 'A Suitable Boy'. The disputed scene of the series showcased a Muslim boy and a Hindu girl kissing in front of a temple, which has been claimed as "Love Jihad" by the offended Twitteratis. Moreover, they have accused Netflix of being a "Hindu hating" OTT platform as it was not the first time… read-more

Sun, 22 Nov 2020 - 11:32 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Boycott, Netflix India, a suitable boy, Twitter

Courtesy: Brifly News

Mohita Sharma

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Twitter Reacts Hilariously To KBC Winner's 2 Masala Sachets In 1 Maggi Post

After being in news for winning big in Kaun Banega Crorepati, Mohita Sharma is yet again trending on Twitter. An IPS officer by profession, Mohita recently posted an image on Twitter, wherein she shared a jolly news of getting 2 masala sachets in one Maggi packet. Soon after her tweet, Twitter got filled with hilarious responses. Many tweeted the officer was favorite of God and the luck was biased towards her.

Fri, 20 Nov 2020 - 10:42 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: trending, Viral, Twitter, Mohita Sharma

Courtesy: India Today

First Salary

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Viral "First Salary" Meme Trends On Social Media

The "First Salary" meme is the latest trend to capture the imagination of the 'Twitterverse'. The post shared by a Twitter user asking about first salary details such as the amount, source and age is receiving hilarious responses from the users. The post got response from celebrities, politicians and bureaucrats as well. Popular names like Anubhav Sinha, RJ Raunac, and Bhavna Arora joined the trend, sharing their first salary details.

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 - 11:38 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: trending, Viral meme, Twitter, Twitter trends

Twitter apologized to India

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Twitter Apologises For Wrongly Showing Ladakh In China: Parliamentary Panel

For wrongly geo-tagging Ladakh in the Chinese territory, Twitter has issued a written apology to a parliamentary panel. The panel chief Meenakshi Lekhi on November 18 said that Twitter had promised to correct the mistake by November 30. The apology mentioned that incorrect geo-tagging was "caused due to a software error combined with imperfect data". Earlier, the Indian government had warned the microblogging site for disrespecting… read-more

Wed, 18 Nov 2020 - 06:32 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Twitter, China, Ladakh, India

Courtesy: Hindustan Times