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Click!! To know Some Myths and Facts about WannaCry Ransomware

Several computers across the world. Computers systems of companies and organizations like FedEx, Nissan, Hitachi, the Russian Central Bank, Telefonica and the British National Health Service have been affected. In India too, the ransomware has claimed victims including Tirupati temple and some computers at police stations in Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal State Electricity Distribution

Long queue outside banks, some taking selfie with new notes

Kolkata:  Notwithstanding waiting in a longqueue outside the banks since early morning, people in many parts of West Bengal were seen taking selfie with the new Rs 2,000 currency notes even as others complained of the hardships they faced to exchange the now-invalid currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000. In Beliaghata area in

Opening day of IRFW ended with some glamour on runway

New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The opening day of seventh edition of India Runway Week ended with showstopper Mandana Karimi walking for designers Studio AV by Gaurav and Nitesh. She oomphed the runway with her confident walk and beautiful smile. Studio AV by Gaurav and Nitesh presented their collection titled ‘Dhaage’ at the fashion gala.

The democracy deficit and some simple solutions

Title: Against Elections The Case for Democracy; Author: David Van Reybrouck; Publisher: Bodley Head/Random House India; Pages: 208; Price: Rs 499 Democracies, at a time when they predominate both across the globe and as an aspiration, are paradoxically facing a crisis too. Were we to find, across various democratic nation, how much faith people have


Curfew remains in force in some areas of Srinagar

Srinagar: Curfew remained in force in some areas of Srinagar and two towns of south Kashmir today, while restrictions on the assembly of people in rest of the Valley continued for the 47th consecutive day in the wake of violence following killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani. Curfew is in force in five police

Some good shows, a few hopes, but overall a dismal week for India at Rio

Rio de Janeiro: Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna’s awesome march into the mixed doubles semis, gymnast Dipa Karmakar’s sensational vault to reach the final and ace shooter Abhinav Bindra’s narrow bronze medal miss were the high-water marks of India’s performance, amid plenty of heartbreaks in the first week of competition at the Rio Olympic Games.

Curfew remains in force in some parts of Kashmir Valley

Srinagar: Barring parts of Srinagar city,Anantnag and Pampore towns, curfew was today lifted from Kashmir even as normal life remained disrupted due to the strike called by separatists. A police official said curfew was lifted from most parts of the Valley but restrictions on assembly of four or more people continued in entire Kashmir. “Curfew

Time for Congress to do some out-of-the-box thinking

The rapid entry and exit of Kamal Nath as the Congress observer in Punjab has once again shown the inadequacies of the party’s leadership. A decision on such an important appointment dealing with the party’s poll prospects in the state must have been taken at the highest level in the “ma-betey ki party”, as Narendra