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WhatsApp working on new feature which can turn voice messages into text

CALIFORNIA Sept 13: WhatsApp is working on a new feature that will transcribe audio to texts.

The new feature has been spotted in the development phase. It is yet to be officially announced and has not been offered to beta testers as well.

WEBetaInfo, the platform that tracks the latest features on the instant messaging platform has spotted the new feature in the works.

With the help of this feature, WhatsApp users will be able to transcribe the audio message to text.

Air India releases flight schedule for August: Direct and return flights to Kochi from 17th Aug (Schedule)

By A Staff Reporter

LONDON Aug 7: With India being moved to Amber list of countries from Sunday 8th August, there is no more requirement for those returning from India to spend huge amount to quarantine in expensive hotels.

With schools closed in the UK and with imminent Onam celebrations being kicked of in Kerala many are making this opportunity to travel to Kerala.

Air India has issued its Schedule from 16th Aug till 1st Sept 2021 to its Travel Partners. The notification read, “We are glad to inform that apart from direct services to Delhi, Bombay, Bangalore we are starting direct flights from London Heathrow to Ahmedabad, Kochi and Amritsar from 16th Aug till 1st Sep 21”.

Speaking to this website, Sasi Nair from Neil Travels in East Ham said: “The moment news broke out that India has been moved from Red listed country to Amber calls and emails started to pour in enquiring about tickets to travel to Kerala. Direct flights are now available to Kochi via Air India”.

“Apart from Air India tickets are now made available via Etihad, Emirates and Qatar Airways which travels to Thiruvananthapuram and other airports”, Sasi from Neil Travels said.

Indians selling gold jewellery to make ends meet: Keralites sell 25 per cent more old gold than usual

Manappuram Finance auctioned 4.04 billion rupees of gold in three months

MUMBAI July 12: With the pandemic pushing millions into poverty or bankruptcy, many Indians are now turning to their last resort: selling their gold jewellery to make ends meet, NDTV reported.
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In a display of human kindness people raise ₹18 crore to save Kerala child from rare disease

Kannur July 6: In a display of human kindness for a cause of serious concern, ₹ 18 crore was raised in Kerala through crowdfunding in seven days for an 18-month-old child suffering from a rare genetic disorder called spinal muscular atrophy.
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Alexa provides web traffic data, global rankings, and other information on over 30 million websites

SAN FRANCISCO: Alexa Internet, Inc. is an American web traffic analysis company based in San Francisco. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Amazon.
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Britain variant could be behind current COVID-19 surge in Delhi

NEW DELHI April 23: The current wave of the coronavirus pandemic in Delhi could have been fuelled by the UK variant as its prevalence in genomes sequenced nearly doubled from the second to the last week of March, Sujeet Singh, director of the National Centre for Disease Control, said on Friday.
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India’s role as world’s pharmacy phenomenal, says Britain’s Foreign Office minister

LONDON March 13: The role that India has played during the course of the coronavirus pandemic as the pharmacy of the world has been phenomenal, UK minister Lord Tariq Ahmad said as he prepared for a five-day, five-city tour of India starting on Monday.
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Those arriving in UK from ‘red list countries will have to pre-book and pay £1,750 to spend 10 days quarantine and have Covid tests

London Feb 15: The UK’s tougher new travel rules to contain the spread of COVID-19 variants came into effect from Monday, involving compulsory hotel quarantines for anyone returning to England from one of the 33 high-risk “red list” countries.
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Indian cricket Board president Sourav Ganguly stable after angioplasty in Kolkata hospital

KOLKATTA Jan 2: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly successfully underwent an angioplasty and is in stable condition after being hospitalised after suffering “chest discomfort while doing tread mill at his home gym”.
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US nurse tests positive over a week after receiving Pfizer vaccine

CALIFORNIA Dec 30: A 45-year-old nurse in California tested positive for COVID-19 more than a week after receiving Pfizer Inc’s coronavirus vaccine, an ABC News affiliate reported on Tuesday.
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