Day: June 5, 2021

Global war on ransomware? Hurdles hinder the US response

RICHMOND, Va. — Foreign keyboard criminals with scant fear of repercussions have paralyzed U.S. schools and hospitals, leaked highly sensitive police files, triggered fuel shortages and, most recently, threatened global food supply chains. The escalating havoc caused by ransomware gangs raises an obvious question: Why has the United States, believed to have the world’s […]

Pakistan premier ready for India talks if given Kashmir roadmap

Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Friday that Pakistan is ready to restart talks with arch-rival India if Delhi provides a roadmap towards restoring the previous status of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir. The two nuclear-armed neighbours both control parts of Kashmir but claim it in full. […]

India to Twitter: Comply with IT rules or face ‘unintended consequences’

India has told Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) it has one last chance to comply with new IT rules, or face “unintended consequences” according to a copy of an official letter seen by Reuters. The new rules – which were announced in February and which became effective at the end of last […]

Nigerian telecoms firms suspend access to Twitter

Nigerian telecoms firms blocked access to Twitter on Saturday following a regulatory directive aimed at suspending the U.S. social media giant indefinitely, a move criticised by rights campaigners and diplomats as a gag on free speech. Nigeria’s government said on Friday it had suspended Twitter’s activities indefinitely, two […]

G7 nations strike deal to tax big companies and squeeze havens

The United States, Britain and other leading nations reached a landmark deal on Saturday to pursue higher global taxation on multinational businesses such as Google, Apple and Amazon. In a move that could raise hundreds of billions of dollars to help them cope with the aftermath of COVID-19, […]

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh addressed the Special Session of the UN General Assembly

India called for a strong and aligned international cooperation to combat the challenge of Fugitive Economic Offenders and Assets Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh addressed the Special Session of the UN General Assembly on Challenges and Measures to Prevent and Combat Corruption and Strengthen International Cooperation DELHI, JUNE […]

Finance Minister Smt Nirmala Sitharaman meets heads of insurance companies for faster claim settlement

FM emphasizes for streamlining  process and documentation requirements under the schemes for enabling speedy claims  disbursement Under PMJJBY1.2 lakh claims ofRs. 2,403 crore paid with disposal rate of 99% since 1st April 2020 till date DELHI, JUNE 5: Union Finance Minister Smt Nirmala Sitharaman met the heads of […]

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh contributed Rs. 10 Lakh for the COVID affected children

The Minister meets a group of children who lost their bread-earner during the current pandemic DELHI, JUNE 5: Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh today contributed Rs. 10 Lakh, raised from voluntary/personal sources, for the COVID affected children of his Lok Sabha constituency of Udhampur-Kathua-Doda. Deputy Commissioner Kathua, Rahul […]

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