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Google rolls out new cybersecurity solution on Play Store

San Francisco, Oct 8 (IANS) Google’s cybersecurity unit “Jigsaw” has rolled out a new application called “Intra” to the Google Play Store to protect users from Domain Name System (DNS) manipulation attacks, the media reported on Monday. DNS is the phonebook of the Internet from where users access information online[Read More…]

Suspected ISI spy nabbed in Maharashtra

Nagpur, Oct 8 (IANS) In a potential security breach, an alleged spy working for Pakistan’s ISI and other countries was nabbed in a joint operation by Military Intelligence, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra police here on Monday. He has been identified as a scientist Nishant Agrawal who is employed since four[Read More…]

Has offset policy been cancelled, asks Congress leader

New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Amid reports that the $5.4 billion Indo-Russian deal for the S-400 air defence missile system does not have any offset clause, Congress leader Manish Tewari on Monday questioned if the offset policy in defence deals has been cancelled. Taking to Twitter, Tewari inquired if a[Read More…]

Halep maintains top spot in WTA rankings

Madrid, Oct 8 (IANS) Romania’s Simona Halep maintained No. 1 spot in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday, ahead of Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki. Japan’s Naomi Osaka jumped two positions to the fourth, while Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic, Sloane Stephens of the United States, Julia Goerges[Read More…]

Nadal stays top of ATP rankings

Madrid, Oct 8 (IANS) Spain’s Rafael Nadal continued to lead the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday with 8,260 points, ahead of Switzerland’s Roger Federer. This week’s top 10 remained unchanged except for Kevin Anderson of South Africa and Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria, who[Read More…]

Maiden flight between Dehradun-Pithoragarh flagged off

Dehradun, Oct 8 (IANS) The first air service within the hill state of Uttarakhand began with a flight between Dehradun to Pithoragarh being flagged off by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday. The nine-seater aircraft took off from the Jolly Grant airport in the state capital in presence of[Read More…]

IMD issues cyclone alert for Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Oct 8 (IANS) The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday said a depression over the Bay of Bengal is likely to concentrate into a cyclonic storm during the next 48 hours. Under its impact, several parts of Odisha will receive heavy rainfall starting from October 9. Fishermen have been[Read More…]

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