The Kolkata Metro Railway is the lifeline of the city. Thousands use it to travel to work, to schools, to the movies, every day. During the Durga Puja season, the Kolkata Metro remains open almost 24 hours a day. The lines at the ticket counters are the stuff of legends. During peak hours, it isn’t uncommon to see the line stretch all the way to the station entrance itself. The Kolkata Metro has decided to…"Kolkata Metro has decided to go digital"
The intelligence agencies have just sounded an alarm over what has been a long-running problem in the northeast – drug trafficking. According to a report, the Assam Rifles have cited intelligence inputs indicating the involvement of NSCN (K) in opium cultivation and trade a cause of concern. The IGAR (North) said in a press release that NSCN (K), along with ULFA (I) and Kamatapur Liberation Organisation (KLO), are carrying out the illegal drug business from…"Opium production has gone up in the Golden Triangle by 22 per cent: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)"
The Supreme Court decided to stay the deadline for the mandatory linking of Aadhaar to your bank account and mobile number. And a good thing too, considering how insecure various aspects of it have proved to be. French cybersecurity researcher Baptiste Robert, who hacked into the Aadhaar android app earlier in January, has now posted a video online, detailing just how to crack into the app in just over a minute. “For this attack, the…"Hack Official Aadhaar App In 1 Minute, Realizes UIDAI’s Worst Nightmare"
In a direct criticism of the press, Chief Justice Misra said “they (journalists) are sitting on some kind of pulpit.” Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra said journalism has descended into a scenario where the press thinks they are “sitting on some pulpit” and can write anything they imagine about anyone. In a direct criticism of the press, Chief Justice Misra said “they (journalists) are sitting on some kind of pulpit… that is not real…"Press cannot write anything they imagine about anyone: CJI Misra"
Kolkata: In a bid to make the professional and owner-drivers aware about proper driving, Kolkata Police, along with two NGOs – 21 Century and Karmajog, are conducting a massive drive to educate them as a part of Safe Drive Save Life programme. Those who attend the awareness classes will be given a Safe Drive licence, containing the photograph of the driver, licence number, residential address and a bar code. One such camp is situated at…"Safe Drive Save Life is great initiative of West Bengal Government: AIPMC"
Bengal is almost there on the verge of turning into a Islamic State under the Mamata Banerjee Government. What’s happening under the reservations for the Government job is actually shocking. The Trinamool Congress government in Bengal and the Left Front are both claiming credit for a rise in the percentage of Muslims in government service in the State. A recent census conducted by the State administration showed a rise in the percentage of Muslims in…"Only Muslims can apply for government jobs in West Bengal"
BHOPAL: Welcome to Macabre Pradesh. Here are the statistics that bring on that epithet: In just four months since November 2017 — 120 days — as many as 62 women were allegedly gang-raped, 43 women were murdered and at least 10 women burnt alive. These are statistics tabled in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly during the current budget session. Women and girls continue to be unsafe in Madhya Pradesh despite the legislature passing a bill in…"Madhya Pradesh reports 62 gangrapes in 120 days:SCRB"
HYDERABAD: Security flaws in India Post’s portals meant for official use have exposed bank account details of employees as well as a database of sensitive customer and vendor information to cyber attacks. The attacks were carried out using a flaw in Apache Structs. Apache Structs is a Java platform used by the Department of Posts to develop Java applications. The database was also found to contain a malicious file that was uploaded by hackers in…"Ever used India Post? Well your information is vulnerable to hacking"
A photojournalist with a Hindi daily Dainik Jagran on Thursday accused the Delhi Police of manhandling him while he was covering the sealing drive in South East Delhi’s Lajpat Nagar, PTI reported. Traders alleged that the journalist had captured the photograph of Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police Amit Sharma slapping a store employee. The police allegedly snatched away the journalist’s camera and forced him to delete the photograph, DNA reported. The photojournalist and his colleague…"AIPMC demands formal enquiry of the Dainik Jagran photojournalist detaining"