The report also mentions a dark Splash Screen which is currently under development and not available for beta users.
NPCI is also planning to take UPI overseas to help those travelling abroad make payments through digital means.
Other payment platform, such as Google Pay, PhonePe, and Paytm have already rolled out UPI-based transactions to all customers.
The feature is currently under development and is expected to be available soon on Android and iOS.
The notice asks administrators or 'admins' to dissuade group members from making any political comment or criticism which may trigger altercations, a police official said.
WhatsApp currently allows to delete messages manually for the individual and for everyone in the group.
While you can ask and get details relating to your account via WhatsApp, you can’t carry out any transactions
Users will not be able to open new accounts or reverify the existing ones after February 1, 2020
The government could transform the way WhatsApp is used by demanding smaller group sizes. This will constrain the spread of fake news and at the same time stick to Zuckerberg’s ‘privacy-focused’ vision of the platform being the ‘digital equivalent of the living room’.
To get this new update, one needs to be a part of the WhatsApp Google Play beta programme
The issue of traceability has been a flashpoint between the government and WhatsApp, and the Facebook-owned messaging platform has so far resisted India's demand for identification of message originators, arguing that doing so would undermine its policy on privacy and end-to-end encryption.
The key issue of the debate is ‘traceability’ of social media posts or forwards as companies such as WhatsApp seek refuge under end-to-end encryption of messages
The feature also gives an option called ‘show content in notification’ that shows or hides messages in the notification preview.
The company is yet to fix all the flaws after Check Point alerted them to it late 2018. This raised concerns about the spread of misinformation and privacy of their 1.5 billion strong user base
iPad, which currently does not support WhatsApp, would also be a part of the new platform with the upcoming iPadOS.
WhatsApp has introduced a new feature that helps users easily identify frequently forwarded messages
The frequently forwarded label is now available on the platform for both Android and iOS users.
WhatsApp is reportedly working on a new multi-platform system called Universal Windows Platform (UWP).
The messaging platform currently has over 400 million users in the country.
Indian authorities have raised concerns around data storage practices and authentication.
Earlier this year, the Facebook-owned messaging platform also set up data storage facilities in India for WhatsApp Pay.
Like other platforms, WhatsApp for KaiOS would include calling and messaging capabilities with end-to-end encryption.
The feature is currently under development and would soon roll out on iOS.
In an interview to a local TV news channel, 19-year-old Richa Bharti has said she would not comply with the court’s order
Whatsapp has given a statement that it is looking into the issue meaning that this problem has not been solved yet.