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Now say more in your tweet than 140 characters
Although you will still type in 140 characters but from now, you can add photos, videos, GIFs and polls and these will not count against the 140-character limit.
 
"Say more about what's happening! Rolling out now: photos, videos, GIFs, polls, and 'Quote Tweets' no longer count toward your 140 characters," Twitter said in a post on Tuesday.
 
According to The Verge, the micro-blogging website is also testing out new replies that will omit usernames of the people you are replying to from the character limit. 
 
If you reply to multiple people at once, Twitter omits all of them from your tweet.
 
Earlier this year, Twitter planned to build a new feature that will allow users to tweet longer than its traditional 140-character limit.
 
The company considered a 10,000-character limit. This is the character limit the company uses for its Direct Messages product.
 
Later, the company said there is still time for you to tweet in 10,000 characters and its original 140-character limit is here to stay.
 
Appearing on a TV show, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said that the 140-character limit is "a beautiful constraint" and that Twitter "will never lose that feeling".
 
The 140-character limit has been around as long as Twitter has and has become part of the product's personality.
 
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High-profile, multi-lingual cheat arrested from Goa
A man, who used his knowledge of six foreign languages and a high-profile, to dupe people here on the pretext of exchanging foreign currency has been arrested from Goa, Delhi Police said on Monday.
 
Snigdha Saurav Dash, 28, a resident of Odisha, was arrested by Delhi Police's Crime Branch from Panaji on Sunday, police said. 
 
According to police, Dash was fluent in six foreign languages -- Russain, Spanish, Italian, Thai, Hebrew and Portuguese -- and has visited over 70 countries. 
 
He was arrested following a case filed against him by Sanjay Dutt Sharma on September 5, alleging that Dash fled away with $5,000 of his on the pretext of getting it checked. 
 
Explaining the modus operandi of the accused, Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) Ravindra Yadav said: "Dash used to rent a premises in any of the commercial complexes in the national capital on hourly basis. And after duping his customers he would run away with the foreign currency leaving them waiting in the hourly-rented cabin."
 
Dash also holds a degree of engineering and has post graduate degree from IMT Ghaziabad.
 
Yadav also said that the accused has started duping the people after meeting D.I. Maitrey, a Russian national in a bar in central Delhi's Connaught Place area in 2015, who was also involved in duping people on the pretext of exchanging foreign currencies. 
 
"During interrogation he confessed that he, along with Maitrey, had cheated a resident of Janakpuri in 2015 of $5,000. And ealier this month he cheated Dutt of $5,000," he said.
 
"After duping Dutt, he went to Russia and spent five days with Maitrey," the officer added.
 
Police has recovered $3,000 out of $10,000 which he had duped.
 
"Dash also claimed that he was working with the BRICS as Marketing Head Associates which is yet to be confirmed," the officer said, adding: "He has earlier also worked with National Geographic Channel as System Analyst."
 
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SRINIVAS SHENOY

2 months ago

Dash is a well educated and appears to have held responsible positions in well known organisations, but unfortunately, instead of using his acquired skills and education justly and usefully, for the betterment of society is using his marketing skills in cheating people.

ACB registers case against DCW chief Swati Maliwal
The Anti-Corruption Branch of the Delhi government on Tuesday filed a case against Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal, official said.
 
ACB chief Mukesh Kumar Meena told IANS: "A case was registered against Maliwal". 
 
Maliwal was booked under Sections 13 (Criminal misconduct by a public servant) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 409 (Criminal breach of trust by public servant) and 120-B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) on Monday night, the ACB said.
 
On Monday morning, the ACB questioned Maliwal for over two hours. 
 
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SRINIVAS SHENOY

2 months ago

It is shocking and sad to hear that the heads of institutions are booked for criminal misconduct, which we nowadays read every second day in the newspaper. But it is always better late than never.

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