Saturday, 25 June, 2022

Topic: Kimbho

Patanjali shelves plan to re-launch its ‘swadeshi’ messaging app Kimbho

Promoted amid the Facebook data leaks, Kimbho was promoted as a safe alternative for Indian users’ personal data.

Brain behind Baba Ramdev’s Kimbho quits to launch her own messenger app

Aditi Kamal is set to relaunch her old app, Bolo Messenger, just days after Patanjali's ‘swadeshi’ version of WhatsApp hits the market.

Baba Ramdev and aide bring in cyber experts to plug Kimbho holes

While the initial release proved popular in terms of downloads, Patanjali’s first foray into technology was quickly criticised online by experts as a 'joke' and 'security disaster'.

Kimbho’s no Bolo rip-off, Patanjali says just hired same techie who made US app

App developer Aditi Kamal explains that US app Bolo Messenger was created by her and her husband when they were in the US. It was a startup funded by their savings.

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A Wimbledon court | Twitter/Wimbledon

Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.