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Six killed, 10 injured in bus-van collision in Bikaner

Bikaner: Six people were killed and over 10 injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a pickup van in Nokha police station area of Bikaner district on Tuesday, police said. The accident took place on the Nokha-Mukam state highway around 3 am. The injured were taken to the Nokha ... Read More »

Kaspersky Software Used By 15 Percent of U.S. Federal Agencies

Computer systems at 15 percent of U.S. government agencies were running Kaspersky Lab software that’s been banned because of concerns about the company’s ties to the Kremlin and Russian spy operations, a top Homeland Security Department official told Congress on Tuesday. In July, the General Services Administration removed Kaspersky from ... Read More »

Air India gets Rs 1,500-cr loan from Bank of India

New Delhi : Debt-laden Air India has received a loan worth of Rs 1,500 crore from Bank of India to meet urgent working capital needs less than a month after floating a tender in this regard, an airline source said. For the second time in recent months, the flagship carrier has ... Read More »

Govt unveils Rs 9 lakh cr package to boost economy

New Delhi : Seeking to boost note ban and GST-hit economy, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today announced a massive Rs 6.92 lakh crore infrastructure spending and another Rs 2.11 lakh crore for bank recapitalisation to revive investments as well as growth. Flanked by all his five secretaries and Chief Economic Advisor, ... Read More »

Kaspersky Tries To Win Back Trust After Russian Spying Scandal

Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab has launched a “global transparency initiative” in an attempt to win back trust and prove it is safe to use after allegations of Russian spying. The initiative will begin with an independent review of Kaspersky’s source code, an independent assessment of its own security practices, and ... Read More »

Unisys Taking Nuclear Regulatory Commission to the Cloud

Unisys announced today that it will be working with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to transition the NRC’s high-performance computing operations and applications to a cloud platform. The move will help the NRC run critical, high-end apps securely and efficiently, without expensive capital investment upfront. Unisys says its software-based, cloud ... Read More »

3 arrested for possessing arms through forged licencse from Nagaland 

‘500 persons across Raj holding such licenses, arms’ Udaipur : Udaipur police on Sunday has arrested 3 persons for possesing illegal arm licences that were issued to them on the basis of forged documents from Nagaland. The cops have also seized 11 firearms, 110 bullets and fake licenses  from the accused. ” Upon ... Read More »

U.S.: Laptops in Checked Bags Pose Fire, Explosion Risk

The U.S. government is urging the world airline community to ban large, personal electronic devices like laptops from checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire. The Federal Aviation Administration said in a paper filed recently with a U.N. agency that its tests show that when a laptop’s ... Read More »

Supreme Court Will Hear U.S.-Microsoft Email Battle

The Supreme Court agreed Monday to take on a major dispute over the government’s authority to force American technology companies to hand over emails and other digital information sought in criminal probes but stored outside the U.S. The justices intervened in a case of a federal drug trafficking investigation that ... Read More »