SECURITY

  • J&K polls: Heavy security blanket put in place for Modi's rally 14 hours 40 minutes ago

    Udhampur: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally, a multi-tier security has been put in place in Udhampur in view of the terrorist attack that left ten people, including three civilians, dead. A multi-tier security set up has been put in place at the venue of the rally at Battal Balian...
  • Syrian Electronic Army hackers force message on websites via Gigya 15 hours 16 minutes ago

    Los Angeles: A US firm that helps connect more than 700 companies with customers through social media says a Syrian group hacked the company's web address to upload a message to other websites. Gigya CEO Patrick Salyer outlined what happened in a blog published Thursday. At around 6:45 AM Eastern Time, the...
  • WTO impasse ends, India's food security concerns taken on board 19 hours 0 minutes ago

    Geneva/New Delhi: Ending months-long deadlock, the WTO on Friday approved a trade facilitation pact while agreeing to India's demand for continuing the peace clause till a permanent solution is found to the food stockpiling issue, crucial for continuing food security scheme. "Until a permanent solution is agreed and adopted...(WTO) members shall...
  • Security breach at Rajya Sabha, Manmohan Singh's SPG commando reaches House with a weapon Yesterday

    New Delhi: In a major security breach, a Special Protection Group commando attached with former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday reached Rajya Sabha with a weapon. The commando was asked to go out by a Rajya Sabha marshal. Manmohan Singh is the Congress MP from Assam. Today is the fourth...
  • Mumbai's coastal security in God's hands: Shiv Sena 2 days ago

    Thane: Shiv Sena on Wednesday alleged that even six years after terrorists intruded into Mumbai via a sea route and launched a spate of killings, the maritime security of the region continues to be at "God's mercy" due to "lax" attitude of government. "Security of the coastal region of Mumbai...
  • Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti not given security in UP: BJP leaders 2 days ago

    Kanpur: Local BJP leaders alleged that Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti was not provided security according to the protocol during her visit to Kanpur Dehat area. They also alleged that the minister was also not given government vehicle for her visit on Tuesday night. A delegation led by BJP district...
  • Armed forces conduct coastal exercise on the sixth anniversary of 26/11 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Over 30 ships, submarines and aircraft of the Indian Navy, Indian Air Force, Coast Guard and state agencies have been deployed for an exercise off the western coast, ahead of the sixth anniversary of the Mumbai terror attack. "In order to be better prepared to prevent a 26/11 incident...
  • PM Modi's wife Jashodaben files RTI on security cover 4 days ago

    Mehsana: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's wife Jashodaben on Monday filed an RTI application with Mehsana police to seek clarity on her security cover. The police say Jashodaben has sought to know what she was entitled to as PM's wife. The Mehsana SP J R Mothalia said the police department will reply to...
  • National Security Adviser Ajit Doval named special representative for border talks with China 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Six months after coming to power, the NDA government on Monday named National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval as its Special Representative on boundary talks with China, paving the way for the dialogue to resume at this level. Doval "has been appointed as the Special Representative of India to...
  • PMO sources: National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is the new Chief Negotiator on China 4 days ago

    PMO sources tell CNN-IBN that National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is the new Chief Negotiator on China. This comes just days after Prime Minister Modi met Chinese Premiere Li Keqiang on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit in Myanmar. ...
  • One in six smartphone users victim of cyber attack: Study 4 days ago

    London: One in six smartphone users in the world have fallen prey to a cyber attack, reveals a new study, adding that 60 per cent of smartphone users and almost half of tablet users are vulnerable to hacking as these devices have no protection against malicious software. According to the findings...
  • World powers discuss extending Iran nuclear deal deadline 4 days ago

    Vienna: World powers and Iran began looking at giving themselves more time to reach a nuclear deal, as they struggled to overcome major gaps barely 24 hours before a deadline. The five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany (the P5+1) have been locked in talks with Iran for...
  • World is looking at India with great respect, blogs PM Narendra Modi 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The world is looking at India with renewed respect and immense enthusiasm, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday, a day after he ended a visit to Myanmar, Australia and Fiji. Writing in his blog, Mr Modi also said that the G-20 nations had agreed to battle black money...
  • Chhattisgarh: Three security personnel injured in blast by Naxals 1 week ago

    Raipur: Three security personnel, including a CRPF inspector, were on Friday injured in a pressure bomb blast by Naxals in Maoist-hit Bijapur district in Chhattisgarh, police said. The incident occurred when a joint contingent of 168 battalion of Central Reserve Police Force and district force was carrying out an anti-Naxal operation...
  • Almost all Android, iOS apps have been hacked: Report 1 week ago

    New York: An analysis of mobile apps has revealed that between 75 and 97 per cent of apps - on both android and iOS devices - have been hacked. A report by the mobile security firm Arxan Technologies threw up these alarming statistics that all app users must keep in mind...
  • Russian website streams hacked webcam footage from around the world 1 week ago

    London: A child playing in Bucheon, South Korea. An empty crib in Absecon, New Jersey. Cattle feeding in Behamberg, Austria. Footage from more than 100 countries is being streamed from bedrooms, office buildings, shops, laundromats, stables and barns. Experts have a message for anyone with a webcam, baby monitor or home...
  • Hackers turning Android smartphones, tablets into slave armies 1 week ago

    San Francisco: Mobile security firm Lookout warned that Android-powered smartphones or tablets are being targeted with malicious software that puts them at the mercy of hacker overlords. The persistence and sophistication of malware dubbed NotCompatible is another sign that cyber criminals are hitting smartphones and tablets with tactics and tenacity once...
  • Pakistan Maritime Security Agency apprehends 56 Indian fishermen November 20, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (MSA) has apprehended 56 Indian fishermen and seized ten of their boats near Jakhau port off the Gujarat coast, secretary of the National Fishworkers' Forum said in Ahmedabad on Thursday. "The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency had, late last night, apprehended 56 Indian fishermen along with...
  • MHA to send paramilitary forces to Hisar, attempts to arrest 'godman' Rampal in vain November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Monday evening decided to send in paramilitary forces tackle the poor law and order condition in Hisar following clashes between self-styled godman Rampal's supporters and the police. "The Central government is sending about 500 paramilitary personnel to Haryana to deal with...
  • PM Modi calls for global strategy to tackle terrorism November 18, 2014

    Canberra: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said a comprehensive global strategy and a resolve to isolate "those who harbour terrorists" was needed to fight terrorism that is changing in character and expanding its reach. "Terrorism has become a major threat for us all. In India, we have seen its face...
  • Modi, Abbott hold talks, seek enhanced economic partnership November 18, 2014

    Canberra: India and Australia on Tuesday sought early conclusion of negotiations for a comprehensive economic partnership agreement and a closure on the civil nuclear deal as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his counterpart Tony Abbott held talks. After the two leaders held talks, India and Australia signed five pacts on social...
  • Australia will not be at the periphery of India's vision but at the centre of its thought: Modi in Canberra November 18, 2014

    Canberra: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that Australia will not be at the periphery of India's vision but at the centre of its thought, as he called for closer bilateral security cooperation and a comprehensive global strategy to tackle the menace of terrorism. "We have to deepen our bilateral...
  • Not CM Fadnavis, but committee headed by chief secretary to decide on security category now November 18, 2014

    Mumbai: In a major departure from a past practice, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has handed over the power to decide the level of security that an applicant merits to a committee headed by the chief secretary. Earlier, chief minister and the home minister decided the level of security a person...
  • Ramdev given 'Z' category security by Modi government November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Yoga exponent Ramdev has been provided with a 'Z' category security by the Central government taking into account his "vulnerability to attacks from his opponents". The decision has been taken by the Home Ministry after receiving inputs from security agencies and increased perception of threat to Ramdev, official sources...
  • US State Department's computers hacked, email shut down November 17, 2014

    Washington: The US State Department has taken the unprecedented step of shutting down its entire unclassified email system as technicians repair possible damage from a suspected hacker attack. A senior department official said Sunday that "activity of concern" was detected in the system around the same time as a previously reported...
  • In veiled message to China, Barack Obama renews commitment to Asia-Pacific pivot November 15, 2014

    Brisbane: US President Barack Obama sought on Saturday to reassure Asia-Pacific allies about Washington's strategic shift toward the region as he sent a veiled message to a rising China with a vow to "deepen our engagement using every element of our power". Speaking in Australia on the final stop of a...
  • US government warns iPhone, iPad users on security bug in Apple's iOS November 14, 2014

    The US government warned iPhone and iPad users on Thursday to be on the alert for hackers who may exploit a vulnerability in Apple's iOS operating system that would enable them to steal sensitive data. There was the potential for hacks using a newly identified technique known as the "Masque Attack,"...
  • BlackBerry partners with Samsung; upgrades its mobile-security arsenal November 14, 2014

    San Francisco: BlackBerry is expanding its efforts to sell mobile-security software on its rivals' smartphones and tablets to help counter the waning popularity of its own devices. As part of its strategy outlined Thursday in San Francisco, BlackBerry unveiled several upgrades to its mobile security weapons and a partnership with smartphone...
  • Top US trade groups laud India and US on WTO agreement November 14, 2014

    Washington: Describing the agreement between India and US to resolve the contentious food security issue at the WTO as "breakthrough", top American trade and business groups have applauded both the countries saying that, new development would boost global trade and economic growth. "Businesses worldwide applaud the news that the US and...
  • India, US reach agreement on food security to end WTO impasse November 13, 2014

    New Delhi/Washington: India on Thursday achieved a major victory with the US agreeing to its proposal on food security issues at WTO, a development that will pave the way for a breakthrough to end the three-month long stalemate. The agreement comes two days ahead of the G-20 Summit in Australia, which...