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FBI Warns Russians Have Hacked Hundreds Of Thousands Of Home, Office Routers
Infections were detected in more than 50 countries (Representational) Thomson Reuters 2018 Washington: The FBI warned on Friday that Russian computer hackers had compromised hundreds of thousands of home and office routers and could collect user information or shut down network traffic. The warning followed a court order Wednesday that allowed the FBI to seize a website that the hackers planned to use to give instructions to the routers.
Lynching case: In death, Kaluram gets to fly home for last rites
He was poor, defenceless, his looks and language were alien to the people, who killed him. People should have complained to the police if they found Kaluram stealing or indulging in any crime. He is survived by his younger brother Ramesh, who depended upon Kaluram and villagers to feed him. The Kumawat Samaj members of Nimaj in Bengaluru have arranged to bring his body to Jaipur by an early morning flight.
2G spectrum case a monument of corruption, national shame: CBI, ED to Delhi High Court
The prosecuting agencies on Friday came out strongly against a trial court order acquitting former Telecom minister A Raja and DMK's Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi in the 2G case and told the Delhi High Court that the case was a monument of corruption in the history of India and a national shame.
In Telangana, govt plans Rs 5 lakh life cover for farmers
The Telangana government on Friday said it is working on a scheme to provide life insurance of up to Rs 5 lakh per farmer in the state. The state government plans to pay the entire premium every year on August 1. Now we have come out with a unique life insurance scheme for the farmer. The insurance scheme will commence on August 15 and farmers will be given insurance bonds. There are 18 lakh farmers whose holdings are less than one acre.
First anniversary of Mandsaur firing: Villagers told to submit bonds to maintain peace
Days before the first anniversary of the farmers' unrest at Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh, during which five protesters were killed in police firing, hundreds of villagers in the area have been asked by the administration to submit bonds of good behaviour - an undertaking to maintain peace in the area. Congress president Rahul Gandhi will hold a rally near Pipliya Mandi, where the firing took place, on June 6. Madhusudan Patidar, step-brother of Abhishek, who died in the firing, is among those who received notices.
5 dead in road accident in J&K
May 26, 2018 05:25 IST Samba, May 26 (ANI): Five people have been killed and seven injured in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba on Friday. Dr HSingh, Medical Superintendent, district hospital, said, We have done the postmortem of deceased and have handed over their bodies to their families. Some injured have been referred to better hospitals for treatment.
Retired Army Officer, Family Members Thrashed In Delhi's Dwarka
The retired army officer alleged that some men started passing lewd comments (Representational) New Delhi: In an alleged case of road rage, a retired Army Captain and his family members were allegedly thrashed by five men in Dwarka, the police said today. The army officer had gone to Dwarka City Centre mall to have dinner with his wife, sister, brother-in-law and their children. We came out of the mall after dinner around midnight on May 13.
As garlic prices fall, Rajasthan records five farmer suicides
He died at a hospital in Kota the same day, becoming the fourth farmer in Hadouti region of the state to commit suicide allegedly after garlic prices fell this year. The farmer had taken a loan of Rs 20 lakh to purchase a tractor and through kisan credit card. According to Hukumchand's family, the farmer had registered under the Rajasthan State Co-operative Marketing Federation Ltd's (RAJFED) market intervention scheme.
I don't know if they are qualified: B Kemal Pasha
When contacted, Viju said he is the son-in-law of Justice Thomas P Joseph, who had retired as a Kerala HC judge. Gopal P, another lawyer on the list, is related to former Supreme Court judge K S Radhakrishnan. I don't believe that judgeship should be allotted to each and every religion, caste or sub-caste. Speaking to The Indian Express on Friday, Justice Pasha said, The collegium must reconsider some of the names.
In Karnataka swearing-in, Dalits read Maya message for polls
Nakur and Gangoh Assembly segments of Saharanpur district have the highest population of Dalits in the Kairana Lok Sabha constituency. In May last year, Dalits and Thakurs clashed in Shabbirpur village of Saharanpur, nearly 35 km from Dhakdehi village. In Dhakdehi, homes of Gujjars and Dalits are on separate sides of narrow road that ends at a Ravidas Temple. Instead of helping Dalits, the BJP government is taking unnecessary steps like inclusion of Ramji in the name of Bhimrao Ambedkar.
Behind Telangana lynching, child kidnap rumours on WhatsApp, a mob baying for blood
Within half an hour, he was dead, lynched by a mob that accused him of being a child-kidnapper. The 40-member local WhatsApp group on which the rumours about child kidnappers first spread had been deleted. A day after the Jiyapally lynching, another person was killed in Nizamabad's Chengal village, nearly 200 km to the north, in a similar attack spurred by rumours of child kidnappers. In Jiyapally, residents and police said the rumours had been swirling in social media over the last two weeks.
External Affairs: Amid global outreach, vicinity a worry
Diplomacy has been one of the focus areas of the government led by Narendra Modi, even before he took charge as Prime Minister. As declared by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, almost every country had to be visited by a ministerial-level delegation during the term. India has a robust relationship with the US, which under the Donald Trump administration has been quite tough on Pakistan.
Ireland set to end abortion ban in landslide vote -exit polls
An Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI exit poll suggested that voters in the once deeply Catholic nation had backed change by 68 percent to 32 percent. It's looking like we will make history tomorrow, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, who was in favour of change, said on Twitter. The consequent prohibition on abortion was partly lifted in 2013 for cases where the mother's life is in danger.
Lingayat community minority tag: Need a fresh request from new govt in Karnataka, says Centre
Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy will now be required to send a fresh request, it is learnt. The proposals for a separate flag and minority tag for Lingayats were made by the Congress government under Siddaramaiah just weeks before the assembly election was announced. Only Jammu and Kashmir has a separate flag because of the special status it enjoys under Article 370 of the Constitution. The Home Ministry opposed the demand on Lingayats but did not take a decision since the election process was on.
Politics in west UP has grown from communal to real issues, says RLD's Jayant Chaudhary
It is very important for people outside to know that politics has evolved from there, and it is now about real issues - farmer's issues and other things. At least our campaign has been around that, Chaudhary, the former MP from Mathura and grandson of Chaudhary Charan Singh, said. After bypolls to Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats, where the BJP lost, it was important to keep the message going.
CPM workers pelted with stones in Tripura, one injured
At least one Communist Party of India (Marxist) member was injured when the party workers were pelted with stones, allegedly by the BJP, in southern Tripura's Belonia on Friday. While we were returning, around 12.30pm, some BJP members pelted us with stones, said Dutta. Strongly refuting the allegations, Tripura BJP spokesperson Mrinal Kanti Deb said, It is not our party's culture to do such things. The state police confirmed that some people had hurled stones at CPI(M) workers.
Snakes not after us, they are frightened of us: Romulus Whitaker at Express Adda
It's this message that India's 'snake man', wildlife conservationist and self-taught herpetologist Romulus Whitaker wants to get out there to the people in rural India. At the Adda, Whitaker spoke at length about the prejudice and misbeliefs that surround snakes. While global warming and shrinking habitat is hitting many species, snakes in India, says Whitaker, are in a good place. Whitaker is credited with having set up the Madras Snake Park in 1972, followed by Madras Crocodile Bank in 1976.
Day before Modi visit, Naveen targets BJP, slams party's 'crocodile tears' on Mahanadi
BJP leaders from Odisha support Chhattisgarh, yet shed crocodile tears , he said. Odisha is opposing construction on upstream Mahanadi by the BJP government in Chhattisgarh, claiming that the projects are disrupting flow of water in the river. The BJP, expected to be the BJD's main opponent in next year's state elections, hit back at Patnaik. Patra said, now, as party supremo, he says the problem needs a solution and Modi is not thinking about it.
Indo-Bangla relations have entered golden phase, says PM Modi
The last few years have been a golden phase in India-Bangladesh relations, when complicated issues of land and coastal boundaries were resolved, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Friday. He was addressing the gathering at Bangladesh Bhavan, which was inaugurated by Modi, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. We also congratulate the country for launching its first satellite, Modi said.
Haryana To Use Drones To Keep Tab On Encroachers In Aravalli Mountains
Drones will be used to collect encroachment status and prepare a database (Representational) Gurugram: In view of protecting wildlife of the Aravalli ranges from encroachers, the Haryana government has come up with a plan of a drone survey of the mountains so that any non-forestry activity can be prevented. The basic challenges for government agencies are to keep original status of forest areas and numbers of wildlife animals.

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