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High immune response to COVID variants in breakthrough cases after two Covaxin jabs: ICMR study
Health

High immune response to COVID variants in breakthrough cases after two Covaxin jabs: ICMR study

The study highlights the significance of administering a booster dose or precaution dose of COVID vaccine as it provides better protection against the disease, said Dr Pragya Yadav, a senior scientist at NIV Pune and the lead investigator of the study

After Alpha, beta, gamma and delta, world scurries to contain new COVID variant omicron
World

After Alpha, beta, gamma and delta, world scurries to contain new COVID variant omicron

There was an increasing evidence that the variant is already spreading with cases being reported in travelers in Belgium, Israel and Hong Kong, and Germany also has a probable case

Delta is the predominate variant in the world it after overtakes other COVID variants of concern: WHO
World

Delta is the predominate variant in the world it after overtakes other COVID variants of concern: WHO

Maria Van Kerkhove, WHOs technical lead on Covid said Delta "has become more fit, it is more transmissible and it is out-competing, it is replacing the other viruses that are circulating,

Microsoft rolls out Windows 11 beta with bug fixes, new features and more
News & Analysis

Microsoft rolls out Windows 11 beta with bug fixes, new features and more

The touch keyboard icon in the Taskbar has been adjusted to a size similar to other icons.

Covishield, Covaxin work against Alpha, Beta, Gamma and Delta variants of coronavirus, says ICMR
India

Covishield, Covaxin work against Alpha, Beta, Gamma and Delta variants of coronavirus, says ICMR

Talking about the Delta Plus variant, ICMR Director-General Balram Bhargava said it is present now in 12 countries

‘Apple One’ subscription bundle for Android confirmed in Apple Music app’s code
News & Analysis

‘Apple One’ subscription bundle for Android confirmed in Apple Music app’s code

Apple is expected to launch several subscription bundles under 'Apple One'; the launch is expected on 15 September.

Telegram beta version brings video calling feature for both iOS and Android users: Report
News & Analysis

Telegram beta version brings video calling feature for both iOS and Android users: Report

While video calling, users will also get the on-screen buttons to mute, flip and disconnect the call.

How Saroj Khan, Madhuri Dixit depicted 'longing' through their storied song-and-dance collaborations
Entertainment

How Saroj Khan, Madhuri Dixit depicted 'longing' through their storied song-and-dance collaborations

Saroj Khan and Madhuri Dixit built their songs around longing for love, but they were always champions of self-sufficiency over victims of dismissive patriarchy.

Saroj Khan passes away: A masterful choreographer, who spruced up traditional dance forms with 'a dazzle of Bollywood'
Entertainment

Saroj Khan passes away: A masterful choreographer, who spruced up traditional dance forms with 'a dazzle of Bollywood'

“I was in a man’s job, trying to get a foothold. And I didn’t give up," Saroj Khan had said in her 2019 TEDx Talk.

Anupam Kher, Anil Kapoor, Riteish Deshmukh mourn veteran actress Rita Bhaduri's demise
Entertainment

Anupam Kher, Anil Kapoor, Riteish Deshmukh mourn veteran actress Rita Bhaduri's demise

Rita Bhaduri's ongoing show, Star Bharat's Nimki Mukhiya, saw her in the role of grandmother Imarti Devi

WhatsApp's new update to bring 'Mute chat' shortcut to Notification centre
News & Analysis

WhatsApp's new update to bring 'Mute chat' shortcut to Notification centre

The Mute and Mark as Read feature would be appearing next to the option of Reply in the Notification Centre.

WhatsApp working on new shortcut feature called Mark as Read
News & Analysis

WhatsApp working on new shortcut feature called Mark as Read

The user may also get an option of Mark as Read in the notification centre along with Reply.

Google launches 'YouTube Go' Beta version; lets you download and share offline videos
News & Analysis

Google launches 'YouTube Go' Beta version; lets you download and share offline videos

Remember YouTube Go app that Google promised last year which would let you download videos from the service.

WhatsApp Beta accidentally enables Edit and revoke feature on Android; updates Status feature
News & Analysis

WhatsApp Beta accidentally enables Edit and revoke feature on Android; updates Status feature

WhatsApp developers accidently enabled the 'Edit' feature by default in the official beta version for Android.

WhatsApp maybe working on separate app for Business; ability to unsend messages coming soon
News & Analysis

WhatsApp maybe working on separate app for Business; ability to unsend messages coming soon

WhatsApp is working on the ability to allow users to 'revoke' messages using a 'revoke' function. Currently, the functionality has been spotted in the internal beta version of iOS.

WhatsApp video calling: Initial impressions after using the feature for 3 weeks
News & Analysis

WhatsApp video calling: Initial impressions after using the feature for 3 weeks

WhatsApp has been working on video calling since almost a year now as the earliest report goes back to December 2015.

WhatsApp adds direct share shortcut, group invites; incoming features leak
News & Analysis

WhatsApp adds direct share shortcut, group invites; incoming features leak

WhatsApp, one of the most popular multimedia messaging platform has added new features to the beta channel for Android version of the app.

WhatsApp updates to add GIFs, mentions; Two Factor Authentication, Video Calls, Bots coming soon
News & Analysis

WhatsApp updates to add GIFs, mentions; Two Factor Authentication, Video Calls, Bots coming soon

WhatsApp is gradually rolling out the long anticipated contact mentions the feature in addition to GIF support.

Nova Launcher beta 5.0 update brings Pixel-style options
News & Analysis

Nova Launcher beta 5.0 update brings Pixel-style options

Nova Launcher, one of the most popular and widely used Android launchers has rolled out a new beta update for version 5.0.

WhatsApp updates: Olympic emoji, group invites, video calling, picture doodling improvements
News & Analysis

WhatsApp updates: Olympic emoji, group invites, video calling, picture doodling improvements

WhatsApp has rolled out an Olympic emoji to honour the upcoming Summer Olympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro.