A lot of consumers might be facing challenges when it comes to receiving the One Time Password(OTPs). This has happened because of the implementation of a new SMS template by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India(TRAI). After so many delays, big institutions of India haven’t taken the interest to comply with the regulatory standards because of which their SMSes aren’t being delivered to the customers. TRAI has directed the telcos to implement the new SMS template, and it has been live since midnight of March 8, 2021. Earlier, the telecom industry was not ready for this change and therefore, it led to the delay in the implementation of the new SMS template. But now that it has been implemented, the companies are paying the price for delaying since none of their important messages or OTPs is being delivered to their customers. This comes in the backdrop of a lot of SMS frauds and to rap on the knuckle of SMS frauds, the telecom operators have been asked to check the … [Read more...] about TRAI implement new SMS template, disturbs OTP services
Kindly Share This Story: By Dirisu Yakubu – Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has raised the alarm over the alleged padding of the cost for the reconstruction of the Abuja -Kaduna-Zaria-Kano road for the sum of N797.23 billion, saying the project has exposed the multi-layered level of corruption in the All Progressives Congress, APC administration. In a statement issued late Sunday night by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party assertee that the approval of “a scandalous N797.23 billion ($2.09bn) by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Executive Council (FEC) for the 375 kilometre road, speaks volumes of the level of profligacy and corruption inherent in the administration.” The statement read: “While the PDP has nothing against any genuine effort towards infrastructural development in our country and particularly the reconstruction of the Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano road, our party, and indeed, all well-meaning Nigerians, reject … [Read more...] about N797.23 bn: PDP raises alarm over alleged padding of Abuja-Kano road Cost project
Next up in Music Week we're bringing you this lovely piece from 2011, all about the various leitmotifs that pull together a true gaming great. London, October 2011. Thousands are crowded into the Hammersmith Apollo, one of the city's most famous theatrical venues, to hear a concert of music commemorating the 25th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda. It's an emotional night. Host Zelda Williams recalls how much the series she was named after meant to her growing up, and her voice audibly cracks at the memory. As Koji Kondo plays a delicate piano solo of Grandma's Theme from The Wind Waker, grown men can be seen dabbing their eyes. Kondo rises from his seat and the audience stands, too, applauding wildly, a number of them clad in the familiar green tunic, tights and pointed hat of their hero. How did this simple fairytale fantasy inspire such passion, such devotion? Kyoto, 1986. Buoyed by the success of Super Mario Bros. a year earlier, game designers Shigeru Miyamoto and Takashi … [Read more...] about Music Week: A Hero’s Journey
Do you want to learn how to make a gaming website with WordPress? Gaming has never been more popular. With your own gaming website, you can create a gaming community, start a popular gaming blog, and even earn a side income. In this article, we’ll show you how to easily make a gaming website with WordPress without any technical skills. What Do You Need to Build a Gaming Website Site Using WordPress? You will need the following things to make a gaming website with WordPress. A domain name (This will be the name of your website that people type to find your site online e.g. wpbeginner.com) A web hosting account (This is where your website’s files will be stored) A WordPress theme (This will control how your site looks and functions) The right WordPress plugins (This is how you will add the specific gaming features you require) SSL certificate (You need this if you’re planning on selling products or adding Twitch streams) Your undivided attention for 1 hour … [Read more...] about How to Make a Gaming Website With WordPress in 2021 (Step by Step)
Multiple sources reveal that online transactions were failing big time since mid-afternoon. The chatter reveals that transactions were failing across the board and banks have been blaming the telecom companies and telecom companies have been blaming the banks. Online transactions require two factor authentication and second one being one-time-password (OTP) was not being delivered on time to customers. The sources also said many customers had to rely on to options with OTP via mails. Banking sources said the transactions haven't failed directly but indirectly for most of the banks who have not white listed their SMS texts. TRAI had come up with a regulation in 2018 and it was under implementation in two phases. In first phase, TRAI had requested entities to register themselves in this case banks with all telecom service providers for registration for onboarding. Every company who wants to send bulk SMS will get an entity identity which will be available in the network … [Read more...] about Are online banking transactions failing due to TRAI regulations over OTP?