October 2017

Sitharaman in Valley, takes stock of security situation

Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday held a high-level security meeting in Srinagar and visited the northern areas of Kashmir where she was briefed by senior commanders of the situation along the line of control. Sitharaman, who is on a two-day trip to the state, visited the head of Chinar’s body after his arrival. “The…

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User data information requests from India at all-time high Read more at: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/60882269.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst

The number of applications that Google received from India in the first half of 2017 to reveal user data was at the top of all time, reveals the latest semi-annual transparency report of the search engine transparency. Between January 1 and June 30 of this year, Google received 3,843 requests for data from 6,343 accounts…

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Elphinstone road station stampede: Hours later, kin of victims rush to collect lost items

The ELPHINSTONE Highway Station on the Western Railway (WR) witnessed 22 deaths on Friday after a rush on the catwalk ladder connecting Parel to the Central Railway (CR). For nearly three hours after the incident, Government Railroad (GRP) and Rail Protection Force (RPF) teams maintained passenger movement on the common deck. High WR rail officials…

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10-Year-Old Beaten Up Allegedly By Teachers At Ludhiana's Ryan International School

When a 10-year-old student at Ludhiana’s Ryan International School returned home with bruises on his back, his parents were shocked to learn that the boy was beaten with a stick by his teachers. Jaswinder Singh, the child’s father, says his son was beaten by two of his teachers – Raman and Harpreet the day after…

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