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WhatsApp users made over 1.4 billion voice, video calls on New Year’s Eve 2021
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WhatsApp users made over 1.4 billion voice, video calls on New Year’s Eve 2021

Facebook revealed that WhatsApp calling increased over 50 percent compared to the same day last year.

CBSE Class 10, 12 Exam 2021 Dates: Tests begin on 4 May and results by 15 July, says Ramesh Pokhriyal
India

CBSE Class 10, 12 Exam 2021 Dates: Tests begin on 4 May and results by 15 July, says Ramesh Pokhriyal

Pokhriyal, during a session that was live-streamed on social media, said that practical exams for both classes will begin on 1 March and theory papers would continue till 10 June

Happy New Year 2021: Know which place ushers into new year first and which comes last
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Happy New Year 2021: Know which place ushers into new year first and which comes last

Due to the time difference across zones, clocks would strike 12 at different times and celebrate the new year hours before and after.

Section 144 to be imposed in Bengaluru on New Year’s eve to prevent COVID-19 spread
India

Section 144 to be imposed in Bengaluru on New Year’s eve to prevent COVID-19 spread

The decision to impose restrictions on the New Year’s eve has also been taken in view of the emergence of the new strain of the virus.

New Year Eve 2021: Know rules and curfew timings for Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi and Chennai
India

New Year Eve 2021: Know rules and curfew timings for Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi and Chennai

To control the spread of the virus and keep celebrations under check, state governments of Maharashtra, Delhi, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu have laid out rules and curfews on New Year Eve. Here is a guide to help you out

New Year’s Eve: Rajiv Chowk station to close at 9 pm tomorrow, says Delhi Metro Railway Corporation
India

New Year’s Eve: Rajiv Chowk station to close at 9 pm tomorrow, says Delhi Metro Railway Corporation

The DMRC announcement comes in the wake of discovery of new cases in India of the mutated COVID-19 virus strain initially found in the UK

Puducherry CM, L-G clash over New Year's Eve celebrations; Narayanasamy asks Bedi not to be a party to issues raised by Opposition
Politics

Puducherry CM, L-G clash over New Year's Eve celebrations; Narayanasamy asks Bedi not to be a party to issues raised by Opposition

In his missive to Lt Governor Kiran Bedi, copy of which was released to the media on Saturday, Chief Minister V Narayanswany advised Lt Governor Kiran Bedi not to be a party to political issues raised by Opposition parties

Germany tightens COVID-19 lockdown till 10 January; schools, businesses to shutter in festive period
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Germany tightens COVID-19 lockdown till 10 January; schools, businesses to shutter in festive period

The seven-day rolling average of daily new cases in Germany has risen over the past two weeks from 21.23 new cases per 100,000 people on 28 November to 26 new cases per 100,000 people on 12 December

Mariah Carey's Twitter account hacked on New Year's Eve; hackers post offensive tweets with racial slurs
Entertainment

Mariah Carey's Twitter account hacked on New Year's Eve; hackers post offensive tweets with racial slurs

Mariah Carey recently became the first artist to top the Billboard Hot 100 in four different decades.

World welcomes 2020 with confetti, fireworks but celebrations shadowed by wildfires, protests, Korea tensions
World

World welcomes 2020 with confetti, fireworks but celebrations shadowed by wildfires, protests, Korea tensions

Large crowds gathered in European capitals for spectacular fireworks displays that lit up the skies over landmarks like Big Ben in London, the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, the Parthenon in Athens and the Kremlin in Moscow

New Year's Eve 2020 Google doodle: Froggy the weather frog watches fireworks as we leap into the new year
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New Year's Eve 2020 Google doodle: Froggy the weather frog watches fireworks as we leap into the new year

Google has also shared doodles of a few of the Weather scenes you might catch Froggy in today.

Year-ender quiz: From SC fighting for gender equality to Kim Jong-un meeting world leaders, test your knowledge of events in 2018
India

Year-ender quiz: From SC fighting for gender equality to Kim Jong-un meeting world leaders, test your knowledge of events in 2018

From SC fighting for gender equality to Kim Jong-un meeting world leaders, take this special year-ender quiz to test your knowledge of events in 2018

On New Year's Eve, take this quiz to know how cultures around the world will ring in 2019
India

On New Year's Eve, take this quiz to know how cultures around the world will ring in 2019

The new year also brings lots of new resolutions and a revival of traditions that have been passed on through generations. Some are unique to families, others to regions and cultures. Take this quiz to know how the New Year's Eve is being celebrated globally, and who will be the first to welcome the year 2019.

New Year flushed with promise world over, but Kashmir stares at another period of gloom amid gunfights and clashes
India

New Year flushed with promise world over, but Kashmir stares at another period of gloom amid gunfights and clashes

The first week of 2018 began with a gunfight between Kashmiri militants and security forces, and the last week also witnessed killings in the same pattern. Both gunfights and deaths were followed by clashes between security forces and protesters.

Bars, pubs in Mumbai can remain open till 5 am on 1 January with prior police permission, says official
India

Bars, pubs in Mumbai can remain open till 5 am on 1 January with prior police permission, says official

Hotels, bars and pubs in Mumbai can remain open till 5 am on 1 January for New Year celebrations with prior permission from local police stations.

'Allow Mumbai hotels, pubs to be open all night on New Year's Eve': Aditya Thackeray revives five-year-old proposal for 31 December
India

'Allow Mumbai hotels, pubs to be open all night on New Year's Eve': Aditya Thackeray revives five-year-old proposal for 31 December

Shiv Sena youth wing chief Aditya Thackeray on Thursday has demanded that major cities in Maharashtra should allow hotels and entertainment establishments to remain open "24X7" on the coming New Year's eve.

Aditya Thackeray asks Maharashtra CM to allow hotels, entertainment hubs to remain open all night on 31 Dec
India

Aditya Thackeray asks Maharashtra CM to allow hotels, entertainment hubs to remain open all night on 31 Dec

Shiv Sena youth wing chief Aditya Thackeray has demanded that major cities in Maharashtra should allow hotels and entertainment establishments to remain open all night on 31 December

Bengaluru: Video surfaces showing couple being thrashed on New Year's eve; Karnataka minister says clip false
India

Bengaluru: Video surfaces showing couple being thrashed on New Year's eve; Karnataka minister says clip false

While one person was arrested in connection to the video of a couple being thrashed in Bengaluru on New Year's Eve, Karnataka home minister has gone on to say, "Nothing has happened, it is all false."

Despite outage, WhatsApp users in India exchanged over 20 billion messages on New Year's Eve
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Despite outage, WhatsApp users in India exchanged over 20 billion messages on New Year's Eve

WhatsApp registered these numbers despite the fact that WhatsApp went down at midnight on New Year for two hours.