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Cybercriminals using enterprise-based strategies for phishing

IANS Bengaluru Cybercriminals are using enterprise-based development and deployment strategies, such as phishing as a service (PaaS), to leverage some of the worlds largest tech brands, with 42.63 per cent of domains observed targeting Microsoft, PayPal, DHL, and Dropbox, a report from Cloud delivery network provider Akamai Technologies said on Monday. The report also revealed that phishing is no longer just …

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Ashok Leyland to enter Russia with a local partner

IANS Chennai Commercial vehicle major Ashok Leyland Ltd will enter the Russian market with a local partner in a year’s time, said a top company official. He also said the company plans to enter the top 10 global commercial vehicle manufacturer›s club soon and betting big on its modular platform. «We have identified a local assembler in Russia to take our franchise. …

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Three get bail in Kerala faulty flyover construction case

IANS Kochi Three officials accused of graft in the construction of the Palarivattom flyover were granted bail by the Kerala High Court on Monday after being in jail for the past 61 days. The officials arrested earlier included the project director Sumit Goyal of RDS Projects, former Public Works Department Secretary T.O. Sooraj, Benny Paul who represented the KITCO, and M T …

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Odisha govt inks pacts for youth skill development

IANS  Bhubaneswar The Odisha government has signed an MoU and two agreements with TATA Strive and Tech Mahindra for skill development and to create employment opportunities for the youth here. The Directorate of Technical Education and Training (DTE&T) and TATA Strive signed an agreement on Monday to impart life skills to students in all 49 government ITIs. The Odisha Industrial …

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Germany ready to provide 1 bn euros to India for green urban mobility

New Delhi: India and Germany on Friday agreed to provide financial support to climate initiatives aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, with the latter expressing its readiness to provide one billion euros to India for green urban mobility.   The two countries signed a joint declaration on the matter after Prime Minister Narendra Modi met German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who …

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RBI revamps departments for effective regulation

Mumbai: Under attack for not being able to prevent scams in the banking sector, the RBI on Friday reorganised its supervisory and regulatory functions into two departments to deal more effectively with potential systemic risk. The central bank had separate departments for supervisory function as well as regulatory function which have been integrated into two unified departments. The development follows …

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COAI seeks 2-year moratorium on payment of AGR dues from DoT

New Delhi: The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), in another missive to Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, has requested that the principal repayment of past dues be done over a period of 10 years, with a two year moratorium. As part of its outreach to the top echelons of the government seeking relief on the payment of dues to the …

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Indo-French industry conclave on Nov 8

PANAJI: Increasing the prospects of getting investments projects to the state, an Indo-French industry conclave is in the pipeline, organised by the Indo-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IFCCI) in association with the Embassy of France. The conclave is on November 8 at Hotel Novotel, Candolim. A one-day event is expected to receive participation from about 125-130 Indian and French …

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Vigilance Week observed by Union Bank, Goa

PANAJI: Union Bank of India, Goa, celebrated Vigilance Week with a walk by employees aimed at creating awareness on putting an end to corruption. The walk extending from Nizmar Centre, AB Road- Panaji Church and had employees resolving to make the country corruption free. The initiative was led by Prasant Kumar Sahoo, regional head, with senior officials of the bank. …

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Indian banks risk losing $9bn revenue to e-wallets by 2025

Mumbai: As much as 14 per cent of Indian banks payments revenue, or $9 billion, is likely to be displaced by the growth of digital payments and competition from non-banks, an Accenture report said on Thursday. “With the digital boom as payments become more instant, invisible and free, banks need to reinvent themselves to grow customer loyalty, revenues and profitability,” …

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