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 Press Trust of india

NaMo app controversy: US-based analytics firm says it doesn’t ‘sell, rent’ data

Washington, Mar 27: A US-based analytics company facing allegations that it received personal data from the official mobile app of Prime Minister Narendra Modi without the consent of app users, has said that it does not sell, rent or re-market data. “CleverTap employees don’t have access to any of the data stored with it by […]

 Press Trust of india

FB data breach: Cyber agency cautions internet users against data thieves

New Delhi, Mar 27 :India’s national cyber security agency has cautioned internet users about lurking data thieves and advised them against sharing details such as their vote preferences and Aadhaar details over social media platforms and mobile applications. As the debate over Facebook data breach disclosure intensifies, the Computer Emergency Response Team of India (CERT-In) […]

 Press Trust of india

Sri Lanka sinks bullet proof vehicles, LTTE ship

Colombo, Mar 27 : Sri Lankan Navy today dumped in sea several bullet proof vehicles, including an LTTE ship, used by former presidents during the three-decade long civil war to prevent them from falling into “wrong hands”. The vehicles, including one used by Vinayagamurthi Muralitharan, the former LTTE deputy leader who later became a politician, […]

 Press Trust of india

Swaraj to visit Japan for strategic dialogue

New Delhi, Mar 27 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will pay a three-day visit to Japan starting tomorrow during which she will co-chair the strategic dialogue with her Japanese counterpart Taro Kono and review the entire gamut of bilateral ties. The 9th India-Japan Strategic Dialogue will take place on March 29. “The two sides […]

 Agencies

Russian shopping mall fire kills 64; no alarms reported

Russian shopping mall fire kills 64; no alarms reported

Moscow, Mar 26 (AP) With the fire alarms silent and staff reportedly nowhere to be seen, a fire at a shopping mall packed with children and their parents on the first weekend of the school recess killed 64 people in eastern Russia. The fire at the Winter Cherry mall in Kemerovo, a city in Siberia, […]

 Press Trust of india

India should have ‘learnt lessons’ from Dokalam stand-off: China

Beijing, Mar 26: China today asserted that Dokalam belongs to it and India should have “learnt lessons” from the stand-off last year, after India’s envoy blamed China for the face-off, saying it happened because Beijing tried to alter the “status quo” in the disputed area. Reacting to India’s Ambassador to China Gautam Bambawale’s remarks that […]

 Press Trust of india

7 Pak firms listed by US for posing risk to national security

  Islamabad/Washington, Mar 26: The US government has added seven Pakistani firms to a list of foreign entities that pose a “significant risk” to its national security and interests by allegedly engaging in nuclear trade, denting Islamabad’s bid to join the elite Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). A total of 23 entities were added to the […]

 Press Trust of india

  US expels 60 Russian intelligence officials; orders closure of Seattle Consulate

  Washington, Mar 26 :The US today expelled 60 Russian diplomats, describing them as “intelligence officers” and ordered closure of the Russian consulate in Seattle, days after Washington warned of retaliation for the use of nerve agent against a former Russian spy in the UK. A dozen of these expelled diplomats are based at Russia’s […]

 A FP

Germany, France to expel Russian envoys over spy attack

Berlin/Paris, Mar 26 :Germany’s foreign minister today said Berlin had ordered the expulsion of four Russian diplomats over the poisoning of a former spy in England, as EU nations step up the pressure on Moscow. “After the Salisbury poisoning Russia has still not helped clarify the situation. We did not take this decision lightly,” foreign […]

 Press Trust of india

Egyptians vote in prez polls, incumbent Sisi set for landslide

Cairo, Mar 26:Egyptians began voting today in a three-day presidential election set to deliver an easy victory for incumbent Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, firmly in power since 2013, when he led a coup against the largest Arab nation’s first democratically elected president Mohammed Morsi. There are few doubts that President Sisi will win a […]