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Hike messenger to add personalised stickers for 1,000 colleges by 2018

Hike has launched personalised sticker packs for over 500 colleges across India.

tech Updated: Sep 08, 2017 12:12 IST
A personalised sticker from Hike.
A personalised sticker from Hike.(Hike)

Indian instant messaging company Hike on Thursday announced rolling out personalised stickers for 500 colleges across the country. The company plans to create these custom stickers for more than 1,000 colleges by end of the next year.

“Hike is creating special and personalised stickers for over 1,000 colleges by 2018,” it said.

Stickers are used in instant messengers for expression reactions, short replies. The company has adopted hyper local strategy aimed to connect with college groups in over 100 cities across 26 states.

The company has created stickers for IIT Delhi, JNU and DU colleges from Delhi, IIT Bombay, Mithibai and Xaviers from Mumbai, MS Ramiah and RVC from Bengaluru in the dialect used in their campuses.

The company today launched personalised stickers for over 500 colleges that will be available for download in the sticker shop within the app on both Android and iOS from September 12.

*** *** *** ASPs needed to address GST filing complexity: EasemyGST * Technology solutions provider EasemyGST today said the government should engage application service providers (ASPs) to address the volume and complexity of GST filing.

The firm has announced Rs 15,000 per annum package to ensure GST compliance with end to end solutions for MSMEs.

“ASPs interface will help enterprises and customers to easily understand the complicated provisions of GST and ensure that they are filing their returns appropriately and timely,” Co-Founder of EasemyGST, Ashish Mittal said in a statement.

It is important that the cloud and mobile interface developed by the ASPs facilitate the GST filing process for the businesses, Mittal added.

He said that ASPs would become mainstream for return filing and driving the GSTN filing by 20 per cent by September end.