Daily Archives: June 27, 2017

After wannacry new ransomware Petya strikes across Europe


A new cyberattack similar to WannaCry is spreading across Europe, hitting major companies from Rosneft PJSC in Moscow to A.P. Moller-Maersk in Copenhagen while disrupting government systems in Kiev. More than 80 companies in Russia and Ukraine were affected by the Petya virus that disabled computers on Tuesday and told users to pay $300 in cryptocurrency to unlock them, according ...

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Aamir Khand starrer Dangal breaches Rs 2000 crore mark globally

Aamir Khan’s last film Dangal has managed to achieve the unbelievable. The film has crossed Rs 2000 crore at the box office worldwide. After its 53rd day at the box office in China, Dangal entered the coveted Rs 2000-crore club, the first for any Indian film till date. According to Forbes Magazine’s latest report, the movie has become the first ...

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39 IAS officers under scanner for alleged corruption


As many as 39 IAS officers are under investigation for their alleged involvement in corruption and other irregularities. The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), which acts as a nodal authority for Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers, is conducting the proceedings, official sources said today. Besides the 39 IAS officers, 29 from the Central Secretariat Service are also facing disciplinary ...

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Pre monsoon shower cause landslide on Badrinath highway; traffic halted for 8 hours


The Badrinath highway which was closed after heavy rain and landslides around midnight, opened on Tuesday morning, an official said. Landslides triggered on Monday night at Lambagad left the highway blocked with rocks for almost eight hours. The annual ‘Chaar Dham’ pilgrimage at the other three places – Yamunotri, Gangotri and Kedarnath though were running smoothly, he added. Water-logging was ...

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Indo-Nepal border sealed for Nepal election phase 2; to reopen on June 29


The SSB has sealed the pull and bridges on the India-Nepal border in order to ensure hassle free elections in the Himalayan nation. The movement for the two countries will be closed on the border for the next few days. In view of the second phase of elections to be held on June 28 in Nepal, international bridges have been ...

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On pan-India tour, Kovind seeks lawmakers’ support in Uttarakhand


Dehradun: The NDA’s presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind yesterday held a meeting with MPs and MLAs of the ruling BJP in Uttarakhand at Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat’s official residence here to canvass support for himself. The closed-door meeting, chaired by the chief minister, lasted for two hours, official sources here said. All 57 party legislators and two out of ...

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