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On Bihar election day, Google News India appears to be down

Google News India edition appears to be down at the moment, as it is reflecting older stories, and this comes on the day of the Bihar Election results

By: Tech Desk |
Updated: November 8, 2015 12:45:44 pm
Google News, Google News down, Bihar Elections, Bihar election results, Bihar 2015 results, Decision 2015, Bihar results, Bihar latest results, down, Google News India down, India Google news down, technology, technology news Google News is down right now as it is reflecting stories from two days back. 

Update: While new stories are starting to reflect on Google News, the date on all these stories is still November 6, 2015.

Google News India edition appears to be down at the moment, as it is reflecting all stories with the date November 6, 2015, which is two days old. Given that today is when the results of the Bihar election are being announced, this outage comes on a particularly important news day.

Google News is a key source of getting the latest headlines for many digital readers and with reflecting older stories, the latest updates on the Bihar election are missing from the site. This also means bad news for news publishers, who depend on the forum to drive their traffic.

The site is also reflecting older stories on the mobile version of  Google’s app status dashboard, does not mention any outage for Google New separately, and while downrightnow lists the service as being up.   While the site is accessible, it is not reflecting the latest trends in Indian news for now.

Based on the support forum for Google News product, the US edition appears to be down and it appears to be a global problem. Google has not yet commented on these forums, with a reply.

Tell us in the comments what you are seeing on Google News and whether it is reflecting any new stories for you.

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