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India

'Butcher of Kashmiri Pandits', Bitta Karate, admitted to killings on video; 31 years on, he faces a murder trial

Karate, who has been heading the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) for years, came back into the limelight after the movie ‘Kashmir Files’ highlighted his role in the systematic killings of Kashmiri Pandits,

India

Kerala governor Arif Mohammad Khan calls hijab row a 'non issue', says students being used to gain political motives

The governor said that dress codes are inherent in any institution and those in it should follow the prescribed discipline or join some other place

Health

Those unvaccinated can have a severe form of COVID-19 after Omicron infection, says WHO expert amid rising cases

Maria van Kerkhove, the health agency's technical lead on coronavirus, said that the surge of infections across the world is putting a significant burden on health care systems which are already severely overburdened

News & Analysis

Benelli TRK 251 adventure-tourer launched in India at a starting price of Rs 2.51 lakh: Check specs

The Benelli TRK 251 is powered by a 250 cc, single-cylinder engine with a peak output of 25.8 hp and 21.1 Nm of torque; mated to a six-speed gearbox.

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Vivo Wireless Sport Lite neckband launched in India at Rs 1,999: Check specs and features

The Vivo Wireless Sport Lite neckband earphones come with up to 18 hours of battery backup, an 11.2 mm driver and more.

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ASUS launches ProArt StudioBook 16 for creators along with new VivoBook Pro models: Check specs

The touchpad on the new Asus ProArt StudioBook 16 supports a stylus to help creators work on the laptop seamlessly.

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Asus Chromebook CX1101 launched in India at Rs 19,999: Check specifications and features

The Asus Chromebook CX1101 comes with a 42 Wh battery and the company claims that a battery backup of up to 13 hours along with support for fast charging.

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Meta kicks off Gaming Community Challenge in India to strengthen gaming ecosystem on Facebook

With gaming communities on Facebook, users can host tournaments, create live streams, upload videos and engage in various topics and discussions.

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Pat Cummins, Tokyo 2020, Bitcoin and more: See the names and topics most popular on Twitter in India in 2021

Aside from tweets about COVID-19 relief work, conversations around cricket, farmer’s protest, Tokyo Olympics, IPL, Diwali and Bitcoin dominated Twitter in India in 2021.

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Indian Premier League, CoWIN, Neeraj Chopra and more: What India searched for most on Google in 2021

When it came to famous personalities, Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra was the most-searched person on Google in India in 2021.

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Redmi Note 11T 5G launched in India at a starting price of Rs 16,999: Check features, specifications

The Redmi Note 11T supports 5G connectivity and succeeds the Redmi Note 10T 5G that debuted in the country earlier this year.

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Truecaller Version 12 to add more features for Android users: Find out what’s new on the updated app

Truecaller Version 12 will be launched for Android users initially in the coming weeks; it is not known when this will be rolled out for iOS users.

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Apple pushes introduction of digital driver’s licence feature in the US to early 2022

iPhone users in Arizona and Georgia will be the first in the US to access the Apple digital driver’s licence feature on the Wallet app.

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Amazon Fab Phones Fest: Check out the best deals on Xiaomi, Samsung, OnePlus and iQOO phones

The Amazon Fab Phones Fest is live now and will go on till 28 November; SBI card users will get additional discount on a bunch of smartphones.

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You can now create your own stickers on WhatsApp: Here’s how to use it on the Web version of the app

The custom sticker creation feature is rolling out for WhatsApp Web currently, and will be shipped to the WhatsApp Desktop app in the coming weeks.

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Twitter to conduct its first shopping livestream in collaboration with Walmart on 28 November

The “Cyber Deals Sunday" livestream will be conducted on Twitter during the post-Thanksgiving weekend, which is traditionally associated with huge offers all around.

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New CoWIN feature will enable public, private firms to check citizens’ vaccination status: Here’s how it’ll work

The ‘Know Your Vaccination Status’ feature has been enabled on the CoWIN digital platform, which will help verify/retrieve a citizen’s vaccination status/details.

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Google for India 2021: Google Pay to get Bill Split feature, Hinglish language option, MyShop tool

As a part of the company’s Google for India 2021 vision, customers are also getting a pilot Google Assistant-enabled, end-to-end vaccine booking flow in India.

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Battlegrounds Mobile India developer Krafton permanently bans over 25 lakh accounts for cheating

Between October 1 and November 10, South Korea-based game developer Krafton imposed bans on over 32 lakh accounts for foul play in Battlegrounds Mobile India.

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WhatsApp working on two vital new features for Android and iOS users: Check out the incoming additions

Both the new features are currently in beta testing stage and will be rolled out in a future build of WhatsApp, according to WhatsApp tracker WABetaInfo.