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Find Total Minutes Elapsed from given date and time

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Write a function that will find total minutes elapsed starting from current date and time. That is write a function which will returns Total Mins.

Current Date and Time - Your Date and Time minutes difference.

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protectedvoid Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
    string strCurrDate = "Current date and time: " + DateTime.Now;
    DateTime dtYourDate = DateTime.Parse("7/4/2009 3:39:45 PM");
    string strYourDate = "Your date and time: " + dtYourDate.ToShortDateString() + " " + dtYourDate.ToLongTimeString();
    string strTotalMinsElapsed = TotalMinutesElapsed(dtYourDate).ToString() + " Minutes Elapsed";
    Response.Write(strCurrDate + "<br>" + strYourDate + "<br>" + strTotalMinsElapsed);

privatelong TotalMinutesElapsed(DateTime dtYourDate)
    long lTotalMinutesElapsed = 0;

    //Find Current Date and Time
    DateTime dtCurrent = DateTime.Now;

    //Find Time Difference details between current date and your given date
    TimeSpan tsDiff = dtCurrent.Subtract(dtYourDate);

    //Add Total Minutes for Days difference
    lTotalMinutesElapsed = lTotalMinutesElapsed + tsDiff.Days * (24 * 60);

    //Add Total Minutes for Hour difference
    lTotalMinutesElapsed = lTotalMinutesElapsed + tsDiff.Hours * 60;

    //Add Minutes 
    lTotalMinutesElapsed = lTotalMinutesElapsed + tsDiff.Minutes;

    return lTotalMinutesElapsed;

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Mohd Irfan from India Comment on: May 16
will you please tell me code for find total hours:minutes:seconds Elapsed from given time only ,actually i am doing project on Online examination ,so
i need to check exam duration .
suppose exam duration is 3 hours and exam start time is 02:30:00 so this will end in 3 hours means(exam will end at 05:30:00) .
I want to start timer with 00:00:00 and when timer comes on (05:30:00) or as soon as timer complete the three hours it display the message like this "Exam time has been completed "

Thanks to you for following code but solve my above problem
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