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Gmail goes down in India: Reports

Written By chandra sekhar paturi on Wednesday, 12 June 2013 | 04:02

NEW DELHI: Google's free email service Gmailis reportedly down in some parts of India, with users venting their frustration on microbloggingplatform Twitter. Media reports have also said that Google Play, the company's app store for Android also suffered a brief outage. 

Gmail is said to have suffered the 502 error, a frequent sight now, in India at approximately 1pm IST. However, the Google App Dashboard shows that the email service is facing no issues at the moment. 

Those affected by this outage wrote on Twitter: 

@cpriyam: So @gmail is down with 502 error. Just in time for the most important email of the day to be sent out. Sigh. 

@coolfunnytshirt: Somebody ask Gmail to take its resignation back. 

@indiantweeter: Gmail is down, another massive blow to @narendramodi's image as an administrator 

@stfu_veer: Gmail is in Advani mode. Will be back soon 

@RandomManik: Gmail is down.. Apparently they bought the Servers in Rupees. #GmailDown #RupeeDown 

@NaughtyDew_: Gmail is down. Sir Ravindra Jadeja clearing his spam folder 

@CHemant10: Need to access my emails urgently, and Gmail seems down. Is any NSA PRISM agent online who can fetch my emails and DM me? #nsacalledtotellme 

@kushalsanghvi: #Gmail having problems again...guess its abt too many users!! 

@Aafat_Azzay: GMail is Down? Hey Bhagwaan! Ab Aap Dr. Batra Ke Bheje Hue Mails Kaise Padh Paayenge? 

@iVivekHr: Gmail was down and I missed an urgent mail where I had won 10 Lacs $ in a lottery

@fahadbalabhai: #Gmail server down. Please Google for solutions :p 

At the time of filing this story, many users have reported that Gmail is working once again. This is the third time in a month that Gmail has suffered an outage. The free email platform alsosuffered outages on May 2, May 8 and May 13.


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