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Ransomware Cyber Attack: Britain’s NHS Reports 16 Hospitals Hit; Probes if Patients’ Data Leaked

Britain’s National Health Service that covers free treatment for its citizens has been badly hit with 16 of its organisation have been affected by the ransomware cyber attacks nullifying their services and forcing many patients return without consultation. In a statement, the NHS Digital said, “The investigation is at an early stage but we believe the malware variant is Wanna ...

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Nobel laureate, DNA fame Venki made president of prestigious UK Royal Society

Indian-origin Chemistry Nobel laureate Venkatraman Ramakrishnan (Venki) has been bestowed the highest honour in the UK making him join the ranks of eminent British scientists such as Newton and Rhterford. Venki will succeed Paul Nurse as the Royal Society president from December this year and head the world’s top most science outfit. He was chosen by about 1,200 Royal Society ...

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UK-based Hindujas Buy London’s Iconic Old War Office of Churchill

The Hinduja Group has acquired a significant chunk of world history — the Old War Office Building in London, once the hub of British war time prime minister Winston Churchill, the group said on Monday. The acquisition of the heritage structure was made by Hinduja Group chairman S.P. Hinduja and co-chairman G.P. Hinduja, in partnership with a Obrascon Huarte Lain ...

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Inexpensive, Inflatable Incubator to Reduce Premature Infant Deaths

A researcher from Loughborough University in Britain has developed a low-cost, inflatable baby incubator for use in the developing world in order to reduce the number of deaths resulting from premature births. The incubator MOM provides the same performance as an expensive modern incubation system, but costs just 250 pounds (Rs.24,206.79) to manufacture, test and transport to the desired location, ...

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Sanctions Slapped on 5 Global Banks for Crrency Manipulation

Five global banks banks — Citibank, HSBC, JPMorgan, RBS and UBS in US< Britain and Switzerland — have been ordered by the US watchdog CFTC to pay $3.3 billion in penalties for manipulating currencies. The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued sanctions against the five banks, beginning with home-based Citibank slapped with $310 million fine, followed by JPMorgan, RBS and ...

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