mobile application: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Delhi Government launches “Green Delhi” mobile application

Published: October 30, 2020

On October 29, 2020, the Chief Minister of Delhi, Shri Arvind Kejriwal launched the Green Delhi mobile application. The application will help the citizens to inform the state government about the pollution causing activities. It is to act as a platform of communication between the Delhiites and the State government. The application can be downloaded ..

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Indian Army launches Secure Messaging Application

Published: October 30, 2020

On October 29, 2020, the Indian Army launched a messaging mobile application called the SAI. The application will provide secure voice, video and text calling services to the soldiers of Indian Army. The SAI model is much similar to other commercial applications such as Telegram, WhatsApp, SAMVAD. It uses end-to-end encryption messaging protocol. Highlights The ..

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“Who Created Arogya Setu” issue: NIC rejects its role in creation in a RTI query

Published: October 29, 2020

The National Informatics Centre recently claimed that it did not create the Arogya Setu mobile application. NIC claimed so in its reply to a Right to Information Query. Highlights The Ministry of Electronics and IT had earlier claimed that the Arogya Setu Application was launched by Government of India in Public-Private Partnership mode. According to ..

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RBI to set new QR code rules to change payment picture of India

Published: October 28, 2020

The Reserve Bank of India recently ordered payment system operators (PSO) from launching new proprietor QR code for transactions. The apex Bank asked the PSOs switch to at least 1 interoperable QR code. This is to to use the same QR code across multiple payment applications. This is being done by the Reserve Bank of ..

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What is Elyments?

Published: July 7, 2020

Elyments is a social media super app. The app was launched by vice president Venkiah Naidu. Highlights The application allows the users to stay in touch through video calls, vibrant feed, private groups. The application is available in eight Indian languages. This includes Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and English. The application has been created giving importance ..

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