Govt issues alert on spread of ‘Locky Ransomware

  The government today issued an alert on spread of new malware ‘Locky Ransomware’ that can lock computers and demand ransom for unlocking them. “Alert regarding spam spreading Locky Ransomware issued today by @IndianCERT…,” Electronics and IT Additional Secretary Ajay Kumar tweeted. Ransomware is a malicious software and the Locky Ransomware is learnt to be…

UP Police gets on toes to tackle ‘Blue Whale Challenge’

Lucknow, Aug 22 (PTI) Wary of the impact of the ‘Blue Whale Challenge’, the Uttar Pradesh police today issued directives to police chiefs of all districts to ban the internet-based game that has been linked to several deaths of children worldwide. Expressing concern over the reports of harmful impact of the game, Director General of Police…

Haryana to prepare Aadhaar-based database of its residents

Haryana government today said it has decided to prepare an Aadhaar-based database of all the residents of the state which would enable in providing benefits of various schemes in a transparent manner. Under state resident database (SRDB) scheme, a public service survey would be conducted and data would be collected from all the households. PK…

JD(U) under Nitish decides to become part of NDA, denies split in party

The JD(U) headed by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today passed a resolution at its national executive meeting to become part of the NDA. Making the announcement, party leader K C Tyagi categorically denied that there was any split in the party following differences with senior leader Sharad Yadav. “The JD(U) national executive meeting chaired…

Can Narendra Modi win world cup alone?

Narendraji Modi created the hope, working sincerely for it but can he do it alone? Cricket is India’s passion. We Indians enjoy & cherish the ‘last-ball’ matches. We want both teams to play equally well. We want to see matches where players play with the killer’s instinct. They play to win by trying to crush…

Understanding Miscarriages

Researchers at St. Michael’s Hospital have identified how natural killer cells in the mouse placenta can cause a fetus to fail to grow in the womb or cause miscarriages. They also identified several possible treatments in a paper published online in the journal Nature Communications. The researchers, led by Dr. Heyu Ni, a scientist in the…