Patanjali drops plans of relaunching WhatsApp-rival Kimbho app
Thursday, December 27, 2018, 3:55 PM
Baba Ramdev's Patanjali has reportedly dropped plans of relaunching its messaging app 'Kimbho'. The company made two unsuccessful attempts to launch the app in May and August after facing security-related challenges. "We wanted to launch a technically sound application which could promise water-tight security and privacy. However, we're not satisfied with the work done," Patanjali CEO and MD said.
Need two more months to set up Kimbho: Ramdev
Monday, June 25, 2018, 7:29 AM
Yoga Guru Ramdev has stated it will take another two months to set up Patanjali's messaging app 'Kimbho', which was launched in May as a rival to WhatsApp. Adding that preparations are currently underway, he also said, "We need to look into...handling large user traffic." A day after Kimbho was launched, it was pulled down following alleged privacy concerns.
Patanjali explains why Kimbho app was removed from Google Play Store
Friday, June 1, 2018, 7:38 AM
Yoga guru Ramdev's Patanjali has said 'Kimbho' app was removed from Google Play Store as it was launched on a trial basis for one day. Patanjali spokesperson SK Tijarawala said that this wasn't an official launch of the app and technical work is still in progress. The app garnered over 1,50,000 downloads within three hours of launch, he added.