Friday , 22 September 2017

National News

Govt issues alert on spread of ‘Locky Ransomware’

PTI   NEW DELHI The government Saturday issued an alert on spread of new malware ‘Locky Ransomware’ that can lock computers and demand ransom for unlocking them. “Alert regarding spam spreading Locky Ransomware issued Saturday by @IndianCERT…,” Electronics and IT Additional Secretary Ajay Kumar tweeted. Ransomware is a malicious software and the Locky Ransomware is learnt to be demanding ransom ... Read More »

Largest ever tender for laptops, projectors floated in Kerala

IANS   THIRUVANANTHAPURAM An e-tender worth Rs 300 crore, billed to be the largest ever in the IT sector in Kerala’s history, was floated on Saturday, said an IT official. The e-tender for 60,250 laptops and 43,750 multimedia projectors was published in the state’s eTender portal, said K. Anvar Sadath, Vice Chairman and Executive Director, Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for ... Read More »

Chinese green firm to begin construction of Indian plant

IANS   CHENNAI China’s mono-crystalline solar cells and modules Longi Green Energy Technology will start building its Rs 1,500 crore Indian plant by the end of this year, said a senior official of its Indian subsidiary Lerri Solar Technology India. “We are planning to begin construction of the Indian plant by this December. It will take around one-and-a-half years to ... Read More »

Modi’s third cabinet reshuffle tomorrow

NEW DELHI: The much-awaited reshuffle in the Modi cabinet will take place on Sunday in which about half-a-dozen ministers are expected to make way for several new faces, including those from the BJP’s allies. Please like & share: Read More »

Lookout notice issued against Ram Rahim’s ‘daughter’

CHANDIGARH: The Haryana police on Friday issued a lookout notice against the jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief’s adopted daughter Honeypreet Insaan and another key aide following apprehensions that they might try to “escape from the country.” Please like & share: Read More »

Modi govt has no vision to restore economy: Congress

NEW DELHI: The Congress Friday dubbed the central government “useless” for having “no vision” for the economy in the backdrop of falling GDP numbers, and sought a white paper on the state of affairs. Please like & share: Read More »

Can’t divulge what PM will speak at BRICS summit: MEA

NEW DELHI: India Friday refused to divulge what Prime Minister Narendra Modi will speak at the upcoming BRICS summit, a day after host China said India’s concerns over Pakistan’s counter-terrorism record are not an “appropriate topic” to be discussed at the forum. Please like & share: Read More »

Two former SC judges to examine 241 Sikh riot cases closed by SIT

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has appointed a supervisory panel comprising two of its former judges – Justice J M Panchal and Justice K S Radhakrishnan – to examine the justification for closure of 241 anti-Sikh riot cases probed by the SIT. A bench of Justice Dipak Misra, Justice Amitava Roy and Justice A.M. Khanwilkar gave three months’ time to ... Read More »

Govt organises National nutrition week

NEW DELHI: For creating mass awareness about the importance of appropriate nutrition in protection and promotion of health and well being of children, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is observing National Nutrition Week. Please like & share: Read More »

Q1 GDP growth hits 3-year low of 5.7%

PTI   NEW DELHI India’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew slower at 5.7 per cent during April-June – the lowest in three years of the Modi government while lagging China for the second straight quarter – as manufacturing slowed ahead of the GST launch and note ban impact lingered. As businesses destocked inventories ahead of the GST kick-off from July ... Read More »

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