Websites

  • BJP blocks its website access in Pakistan 22-04-2014 12:12 PM

    People in Pakistan cannot access the BJP website as the saffron party has blocked its Internet page though its high-profile Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's portal can be accessed for those who want to know about him. "Error 1009 The owner of this website (bjp.org) has banned your IP address...
  • LK Advani's website hacked with pro-Pakistan's slogan 21-04-2014 04:25 PM

    New Delhi: The official website of veteran BJP leader LK Advani was hacked on Monday allegedly by Pakistani hackers who posted messages of "free-Kashmir" on the portal. The hacker, who called himself Muhammad Bilal, wrote "Pakistan Zindabad" messages on the site and called for an end to militarised governance in...
  • Salim Khan launches Modi's official website in Urdu 16-04-2014 04:07 PM

    Superstar Salman Khan's father and noted scriptwriter Salim Khan on Wednesday launched the Urdu version of BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's official website. Khan launched the website - www.narendramodi.in - from his residence in suburban Bandra, with BJP leader Shaina N C. "I share personal relation with Narendra Modiji,...
  • Google considers giving more value to encrypted sites in its search-engine results 15-04-2014 01:59 PM

    New Delhi: Google reportedly is mulling over giving priority in its search-engine results to websites that use encryption. However, such changes are unlikely to happen anytime soon as the plans are still in early stages. "Encrypting data transmitted over the Internet adds a barrier between web users and anyone that...
  • Complaint against Sonia for using Vajpayee's name on Congress website 11-04-2014 06:54 PM

    Madhya Pradesh BJP filed a police complaint, on Friday, against Congress president Sonia Gandhi, alleging that her party's website resorted to false statements while using former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's name on it. The complaint was filed by state spokesmen Vijendra Singh Sisodiya in the presence of party leader...
  • This is a list of 101 of the world's most useful websites 20-03-2014 02:51 PM

    An Imgur user has put together a chart of the 101 most useful websites that will help you manage your life better. In this list are search engines for RSS feed, link shorteners, email organisers and much more. ...
  • Man arrested over Twitter threat to shoot random pedestrian 16-03-2014 03:07 PM

    Los Angeles: A 20-year-old man has been arrested in Los Angeles after writing on Twitter that he would shoot a random pedestrian if people retweeted his message 100 times on the social media website, police said. Dakkari Dijon McAnuff posted a photo on his Twitter account earlier this week of...
  • NATO says its websites hit by cyber attacks 16-03-2014 11:12 AM

    Brussels: Several NATO websites have been hit by cyber attacks, but they have had no impact on the military alliance's operations, a NATO spokeswoman said. The attacks, which affected NATO's main website, came amid rising tensions over Russian forces' occupation of Ukraine's Crimea region where a referendum is to be...
  • Remove references to ministers, parties from govt websites:ECI 14-03-2014 07:12 PM

    The Election Commission of India (ECI) has directed removal of all references to ministers, politicians, political parties available on government websites till the Lok Sabha elections are over. Disclosing this on Friday,Punjab Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) VK Singh said the ECI has considered the question of various references currently available...
  • Readers much less engaged when referred by Facebook: Pew Research 13-03-2014 01:25 PM

    Readers of some of the top US news sites are more engaged when they go directly to the website rather than through Facebook, according to a study from the Pew Research Center released on Monday. The research found that users who come directly to a news site spend about three...
  • Activist writes to President, demands animal sex websites to be banned 12-03-2014 03:58 PM

    Naresh Kadyan, an activist, has demanded a ban on animal sex websites.Kadyan told IANS that he has sent a petition to the President and state and central government departments concerned. "Not only animal sex websites show cruelty to animals but there are instances of youth being misguided," Kadyan said.He added...
  • Teacher accidentally projects porn onto classroom's big screen, sacked 03-03-2014 02:04 PM

    A professor allegedly projected X-rated porn onto a classroom's big screen that found its way online. He has been sacked, The Mirror reported. The unnamed teacher was surfing adult website Pornhub after a lesson at a business school in Zurich and forgot to unplug the projector first. While the classroom...
  • 'Our daughter is adjustable': 20 hilarious Indian matrimonial profile bloopers 27-02-2014 11:53 AM

    It's been a long week and you've slogged and slogged. Well, here's your reward. We've compiled 20 REAL profiles of men and women from two of India's most widely-used matrimonial websites that will leave you in splits. We laughed so hard, our stomachs are still hurting.A good matrimonial profile is...
  • Indian students at Columbia University launches website on LS polls 12-02-2014 11:20 AM

    A group of Indian students at Columbia University in New York has launched a website focused exclusively on India's upcoming general elections, promising to provide a comprehensive and "no high-brow and jargon-led" reportage of the event. The 'FiveFortyFive.com' is a "single-subject website" focusing on the Indian general elections founded by...
  • Poonam Pandey's website gets hacked, files a complaint 29-01-2014 10:11 AM

    We have seen and heard about many celebrities' accounts being hacked and revived before. Ans, the recent to fall prey is non other than Poonam Pandey. The actress' website was hacked by Pakistani hackers late evening on 26th January and now reads 'Pakistan Zindabad'. The website has been hacked by...
  • India's local news portal News18.com launched, brings news from the states and cities 26-01-2014 09:16 AM

    New Delhi: On Republic Day, 2014, Network18 has launched a new online news offering that goes to the heart of India. News18.com is the country's first local news portal with its focus beyond the metros, on India's states and their cities. Available on computers, mobiles and tablets - including mobile...
  • Growing number of websites reining in nasty online comments 28-12-2013 11:42 AM

    New York: Mix blatant bigotry with poor spelling. Add a dash of ALL CAPS. Top it off with a violent threat. And there you have it: A recipe for the worst of online comments, scourge of the Internet. Blame anonymity, blame politicians, blame human nature. But a growing number of...
  • US based website article 'Assam Rape Festival' sparks protest in state 09-11-2013 06:14 PM

    An US based website which published an article on an alleged 'Assam Rape Festival' has sparked widespread protests in Assam for denigrating the image of the state. While the Chief Minister's office condemned it, the CID has taken up suo moto investigation, official sources said. Bharat Narah, Press adviser to...
  • Singapore PM's official website hacked 08-11-2013 02:28 PM

    Hackers claiming links to international hacking group Anonymous defaced Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's official website late on Thursday, one day after he said authorities would spare no effort to track them down. Local media and bloggers said the hackers had posted an image of a Guy Fawkes mask...
  • Oracle helping to fix Obama's healthcare site 03-11-2013 02:03 PM

    San Francisco: Oracle CEO Larry Ellison says the business software maker is helping the Obama administration fix the technological problems preventing people from signing up for government-mandated health insurance. Ellison told shareholders at Oracle's annual meeting Thursday that the Redwood Shores, California company is pitching in with other government contractors...
  • TN: Website of AIADMK hacked 02-11-2013 02:17 PM

    The official website of AIADMK, the ruling party in Tamil Nadu, was hacked on Saturday. A visit to the website www.aiadmkallindia.org displayed sentences like 'HACKED BY H4$N4!N H4XOR' and 'Islam Zindabad, Long Live Muslims, Pakistan Zindabad.' The official website of the party's TV channel www.jayatv.tv also displayed the same screen,...
  • 12-year-old boy concedes hacking govt sites for Anonymous in exchange for video games 27-10-2013 04:58 PM

    New Delhi: A 12-year-old boy has reportedly admitted to breaking into many government and police websites during the student uprising in spring 2012, causing damage worth $60,000 to the sites. He confessed that he was working in the name of the hacker-activist group Anonymous, reports Toronto Sun. The boy pleaded,...
  • Indian-American run firm to fix Obamacare website 26-10-2013 02:55 PM

    The Obama administration has turned to a technology company run by Indian-Americans to fix the problem ridden website for Americans to buy insurance under President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law. Columbia, Maryland, based Quality Software Services Inc, or QSSI, will now serve as a general contractor to oversee repairs to...
  • Websites, Twitter feeds suspended after US government shutdown 03-10-2013 02:07 PM

    New Delhi: Following a partial US government shutdown on October 1, a bunch of US government websites and Twitter feeds have been suspended including that of NASA and USGS. The White House web page is also not being updated due to the federal government shutdown. The USGS website clearly states,...
  • Silk Road, the online marketplace of vice, shut down by FBI 03-10-2013 06:46 AM

    Boston: Before it was shut down by US agents this week, people looking to buy street drugs, hire hackers or hitmen, and acquire stolen e-commerce accounts anonymously online could go to Silk Road, the Amazon.com of vice. For more than two years, according to US authorities, the website allowed users...
  • Website development platform Wix.com files for $100 million IPO 02-10-2013 04:13 PM

    Bangalore: Wix.com Ltd, which helps companies build and operate websites, filed with the US regulators on Tuesday to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering. Wix, which sells its cloud-based templates to design websites to small business owners, said revenue grew to $43.7 million in 2012 from...
  • 15 per cent of Americans don't use the Internet at all: Survey 26-09-2013 06:20 PM

    New York: The Internet has become so entwined in their lives that many Americans might have trouble coping without it. But a new survey found that some 15 per cent of Americans - about 1 in 7 - don't use the Internet at all. Most of them prefer it that...
  • New website to track Delhi's missing children 17-09-2013 01:12 PM

    New Delhi: The Zonal Integrated Police Network (ZIPNET) would be closed soon, as a new website to track Delhi's missing children has been launched, an official from the department of Women and Child Development (WCD) said Monday. "ZIPNET will now be closed and the national website to track children (www.trackthemissingchild.gov.in)...
  • Kangana Ranaut: People don't even take my name properly 05-09-2013 01:14 AM

    Mumbai: Actress Kangana Ranaut has finally decided to connect to her fans via the online medium by launching her own website. She says it's a well-timed launch. Her website is www.officialkanganaranaut.com. "There are a lot of fake accounts floating in my name. I have been considering to come up with...
  • Russia will not extradite Snowden to US, says Putin 04-09-2013 04:19 PM

    President Vladimir Putin has said Russia will not extradite former US intelligence employee Edward Snowden back to the US as the two countries do not have an agreement on mutual extradition of criminals. "The problem is not that we defended Snowden. We are not defending him in any way," Putin...