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One of three terminals at JNPT has been affected by Ransomware virus. Image Source: Live Mint 0

JNPT affected by global ransomware attack

A malware attack has hit one of the three terminals at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), as affirmed by the Shipping Ministry, according to a report in the Times of India. Dutch news...

Tight security arrangements at Yatri Niwas base camp ahead of the annual Amarnath Yatra in Jammu. Image Source: PTI 0

Amarnath Yatra 2017 commences with tightened security

The annual Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir commenced on June 28, 2017, with tight security wrapped around it amidst reports of a possible terror attack. Out of the 2.12 lac registered participants, the...

UP CM assures the people that the government has initiated steps to forward development in the state. Image Source: Rajeev Bhatt 0

Yogi Adityanath unveils book highlighting UP Government’s achievements in 100 days

The Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, released a booklet highlighting the BJP government’s achievements in 100 days and narrated the initiatives it began since assuming office. He also made use of this...

Hindu Yuva Vahini activists taking part in a rally in Unnao. Image Source: Reuters 0

Three Hindu Yuva Vahini activists arrested on rape charges

Three activists from the Hindu Yuva Vahini were arrested on June 27, 2017, in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh on charges of gang-rape and the assault. The incident took place because of an altercation over playing...

Gorkha Janamukti Morcha supporters hold a protest rally in support of a separate Gorkhaland state. Image Source: AFP 0

Gorkhaland Territorial Administration agreement burnt by activists

Intensifying their agitation for a separate state, the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) on June 27, 2017, burnt the documents of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) agreement. This was done to protest against the development board...

Prime Minister Modi meets Portugal's PM Antonio Costa. Image Source: AP 0

Prime Minister Modi leaves for 3-nation tour

On June 24, 2017, Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for a three-nation trip to the United States, Portugal and Netherlands. The four-day tour is to improve bilateral ties with the three nations, starting with...

Security forces patrol a Naxal-infested area. 0

Sukma encounter: Five jawans injured, gun battle still underway

A major gun battle with Maoists in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh on Saturday, June 24, has left five Special Task Force (STF) personnel injured. According to an Indian Express report, three out of the...