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Hackers targeting Covid-19 vaccine cold chain, warns IBM

San Francisco, Dec 3 (IANS) Tech giant IBM on Thursday said its team has uncovered a global phishing campaign targeting organisations associated with a Covid-19 cold chain.The cold chain plays a very important role in vaccine supply chain by ensuring the...

Millions of bad bots attacks on e-commerce sites detected

New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Amid the online shopping spree during the holiday season, security researchers with Barracuda Networks, a leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions, have detected millions of bad bots attacks on e-commerce websites.These bad bots attacks were used by...

Facebook to remove fake claims about Covid vaccines

San Francisco, Dec 3 (IANS) Facebook on Thursday announced to step up its fight against the misinformation about Covid-19 vaccines, saying it will remove false claims about these vaccines that have been debunked by public health experts on its platform as...

India has $109bn opportunity in PCBA export: Report

New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) India has the potential of becoming a $109 billion global manufacturing and export hub for Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA) alongside mobile phone manufacturing, said a new report on Thursday.PCBA manufacturing and exports will fast forward the...

India may take oil from Iran, Venezuela again under new US admin

New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) India may pursue a case for resumption of oil supplies from sanction-hit Iran and Venezuela once the Joe Biden administration takes charge in the US.Sources in the Oil Ministry said that as a big importer of...

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Nation And Politics

‘Govt will consider demands of farmers on APMCs, private markets’

New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said the government will consider the demands of the farmers for...

Govt looks for middle path, softens stance on some demands

New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The fourth round of talks between the Union government and the farmers’ representatives at the Vigyan Bhawan on Thursday did...

Farmers’ refuse to stop protest till farm laws are repealed

By Navneet Mishra, (IANS) Farmer leaders have clearly stated that the agitation would continue till the farm laws are repealed, however, the government has...

Rs 3K cr project to boost water transportation in Brahmaputra, Barak rivers

Guwahati, Dec 4 (IANS) The Central government is likely to undertake a Rs 3,000 crore project to further improve Assam’s water transportation in the Brahmaputra...

No breakthrough in talks, next round on Dec 5

New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The over seven-hour long talks between the representatives of the farmers' bodies and the Union government ended without any...

Cyclone Burevi weakens into deep depression

Chennai, Dec 4 (IANS) Cyclone Burevi weakening into a deep depression over Gulf of Mannar close Ramanathapuram District in Tamil Nadu, said Indian Meteorological...

Nation And Politics

Amarinder to take first Covid-19 vaccine shot in Punjab

Chandigarh, Dec 2 (IANS) With the Covid-19 vaccine in the final stages of operationalisation in India, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said he...

May vaccinate those infected with Covid or having its antibodies: Govt

New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry hinted on Tuesday that the people infected with Covid-19 or those who have recovered and...

Centre: homeopathic drugs permitted as add-on treatment in Covid; SC says will clarify

New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The Centre on Tuesday informed the Supreme Court that Ministry of Ayush has permitted the homeopathic medical practitioners to...

Vaccine will not be released for mass use unless proven immunogenic: Serum Institute

Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) Vaccine development company Serum Institute, India on Tuesday said the Covidshield vaccine will not be released for mass use unless...

Moderna asking US, European regulators to greenlight Covid-19 vax

By Nikhila Natarajan, (IANS): Moderna Inc, which has reported its Covid-19 vaccine is 94 per cent effective, on Monday announced it is filing with US...

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Business News

India may take oil from Iran, Venezuela again under new US admin

New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) India may pursue a case for resumption of oil supplies from sanction-hit Iran and Venezuela once the Joe Biden administration takes charge...

India’s aviation industry’s expected FY21 net loss at Rs 210 bn: ICRA

New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) India's aviation industry is expected to report a net loss of Rs 210 billion in FY21, credit rating agency ICRA said on...

‘Not against Constitution’: SC upholds GST on lottery, betting, gambling

New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the levy of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on lotteries, betting and gambling,...

Petrol, diesel become dearer after OMCs raise retail prices

New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Oil marketing companies on Thursday increased the prices of petrol and diesel after keeping the retail prices unchanged for...

RIL tops Fortune India 500 list of India’s largest companies

New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has been ranked Number One in the 2020 Fortune India 500 list of Indias largest companies.According...

Corporate India gradually reverts to normalcy from Q2FY21: ICRA

New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Indian corporate sector has witnessed a gradual recovery back to normalcy after experiencing major Covid-19 pandemic induced disruptions...

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Entertainment

John Abraham is PETA India’s Person of the Year

Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) Bollywood actor John Abraham has been named the Person of the Year for 2020 by the People for the Ethical...

Yogi promises world class film city, opens doors for investment

Mumbai/Lucknow, Dec 2 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Wednesday that the proposed film city in Noida would offer ‘world class’ facilities to the entertainment...

Lionsgate Play arrives in India to take on Netflix, Amazon Prime

New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Starz, one of the leading premium global streaming platforms, on Wednesday launched its independent direct to consumer over-the-top (OTT) app...

Kailash Kher: Spiritual music is an inbuilt channel to be one with God

Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS): Singer Kailash Kher has unveiled a spiritual song, and he says such songs are inbuilt channels to be one with God.Kher...

Hansal Mehta decodes why sports-based films do well

New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Filmmaker Hansal Mehta, who is currently riding high on the success of his new sports drama Chhalaang, has revealed...

Sports News

FIH allocates quotas for 2022 and 2023 World Cups

Lausanne (Switzerland), Dec 3 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Thursday allocated quotas for the 2022 women’s World Cup and the 2023 men’s...

Indian team can now compete against ‘high-profile opponents’: Ashalata

New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS): India captain Ashalata Devi feels women's football in the country has come a long way forward where they can compete...

India 6th on Super League table, Australia climb to top

Canberra, Dec 2 (IANS) Australia jumped to the top of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League points table after their 2-1 win...

Pandya, Jadeja power India to 13-run win, avoid whitewash

Canberra, Dec 2 (IANS) India, riding on a 150-run partnership between Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja for the sixth wicket and a three-wicket haul...

Michael Schumacher’s son Mick to race F1 for Haas in 2021

New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Schumacher name will make a racing return to Formula One next year as Mick Schumacher -- son of...

Technology and Science

Hackers targeting Covid-19 vaccine cold chain, warns IBM

San Francisco, Dec 3 (IANS) Tech giant IBM on Thursday said its team has uncovered a global phishing campaign targeting organisations associated with a...

Millions of bad bots attacks on e-commerce sites detected

New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Amid the online shopping spree during the holiday season, security researchers with Barracuda Networks, a leading provider of cloud-enabled security...

Facebook to remove fake claims about Covid vaccines

San Francisco, Dec 3 (IANS) Facebook on Thursday announced to step up its fight against the misinformation about Covid-19 vaccines, saying it will remove...

India has $109bn opportunity in PCBA export: Report

New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) India has the potential of becoming a $109 billion global manufacturing and export hub for Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA)...

AirPods, Watches help Apple lead global wearable market in Q3

New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Apple led the global wearable market with 33.1 per cent share during the third quarter and AirPods along with...

Worldwide PC shipments to grow 18% in Q4: IDC

New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Worldwide shipments of desktop and notebook PCs will grow 18.2 per cent year over year in the fourth quarter of...

Lifestyle

Google brings India’s mini masterpieces to life with AI, AR

New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Google Arts and Culture on Thursday announced it has partnered with the National Museum in New Delhi to showcase...

PM Modi encouraged people to take up storytelling

New Delhi (ANI): After discussing and reaffirming the importance of storytelling in his radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat', Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday...

Indian origin writer Anvi Doshi shortlisted for 2020 Man Booker Prize

London, Sep 16 (IANS) Indian origin author Avni Doshi has made the cut for the 2020 Man Booker Prize for Literarture with her book...

Mobile addiction amid Covid, leading to behavioural changes in kids

(IANS) With schools closed for more than five months now and online classes becoming the new normal, more and more children are now showing...

India ranks among 10 worst countries for working people: ITUC

Brussels, July 20 (ANI): India is among the 10 worst countries for working people, according to the seventh edition of the International Trade Union...

Almost half of India can’t survive more than a month sans income

New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Almost half of India''s population will not be able to survive more than a month without any job or...