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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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Probing Mystery of Migrating ‘Hot Jupiters’

Investigating the Mystery of Migrating 'Hot Jupiters' Simulated Atmosphere of a Hot Gas Giant HD 80606b Light Curve The turbulent atmosphere of a hot, gaseous planet known as HD 80606b is shown in this simulation based on data from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

The turbulent atmosphere of a hot, gaseous planet known as HD 80606b is shown in this simulation based on data from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech The last decade has seen a bonanza of exoplanet discoveries. Nearly 2,000 exoplanets — planets outside our solar system — have been confirmed so far, and more than 5,000 candidate exoplanets have ...

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6 Intriguing Developments in Sheena Murder Case Today

Indrani Mukerjea and her second husband Sanjeev Khanna met Mikhail Bora and he claims that he was drugged in the hotel room. From there the duo moved to meet sheena, his sister whom they had allegedly killed the same night and took the body to Raigad where it was thrown in a forest. Finally the Maharashtra police have recovered the ...

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Stepson’s Trained Parrot ‘Tainted’ 85-yr-old Woman

An 85-year-old woman complained to the police recently that a parrot of her stepson has been hurling abuses at her whenever she walks past their house. The octogenarian woman complained to the police in Rajura in Maharashtra’s Chandrapur district alleging that her stepson, who owns the parrot had taught her all obscene words which the parrot uses against her. When ...

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US Considering to Allow STEM Students Stay on for 6 Years More

As part of its relaxation of immigration rules, the Obama administration has moved to let international students to stay on for six years in the United States looking for jobs or vocations. The proposal, if approved, will benefit lakhs of Indian students from India who frequent the US for higher education but the local American citizens may resent it in ...

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AAP Donations Fallout: Income Tax Dept. to Probe Cheques-Route to Black Money

Income Tax Department has initiated a probe into the issuance of cheques by companies which are acting as entry operators to convert illegal cahs into illegitimate money, after the issue of four companies providing Rs.2 crore to Aam Aadmi Party during the Delhi elections. Income Tax Department said the recent Kolkata probe led to detection of substantial unaccounted income. In ...

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Sunanda Murder Case: Delhi Police Issue Notice to Shashi Tharoor

Amid speculations, Delhi police on Monday issued a notice to Former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor to question him over Sunanda Pushkar’s murder. As per reports, he is likely to be questioned on Tuesday or Wednesday. Tharoor, who is in Bengaluru now, is asked to be present for questioning as soon as possible in the issued notice. Initially though police had ...

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10 Unanswered Questions in Sunanda Pushkar Case

Shashi Tharoor is realizing the depth of Indian politics, into which one can get in but not out without rutt. When he started dating Sunanda Pushkar, he did not realise how far the relationship would go as the IPL scandal had already enveloped the man from the UN deep into Indian psyche and society. Unable to withstand the media glare ...

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Scientists Try to Find Out Life Span of Ebola Virus

The scientists in US seem to be working on a tough task, to find out the life span of Ebola virus, which travels from person to person through direct contact with infected body fluids. No one really knows whether the deadly Ebola virus can survive on glass surfaces or countertops and cause infection or how long it remains active in ...

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Free Medical Camp in Amritsar: 15 Turn Blind After Cataract Surgery

After the tragic death of 13 women in the Chhattisgarh mass sterilisation camp, another tragedy took place when 15 people lost their sight in a cataract surgery camp organised by an non-government organisation in Punjab in November. The camp took place without the permission in Ghuman village of the Gurdaspur district, paving way for the shocking incident. Meanwhile, Amritsar civil ...

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Sterilisation Death: Brinda Karat Blames WHO

A week after 13 women died in the sterilisation tragedy in Chhattisgarh, CPI-M leader Brinda Karat on Wednesday alleged that the World Health Organisation (WHO) was equally responsible for the botched up sterilisations in the state since the government programme was being funded by the organisation. "Sterilization programme in Chhattisgarh was being funded by the WHO and it needs to ...

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Chhattisgarh Sterilisation Tragedy: UN Panel Seeks Accountability for Deaths

The UN Population Fund and the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) have come out against "any forms of incentives" for adopting contraceptives and sought accountability for Chhattisgarh sterilisation deaths. Reacting to the deaths of 13 women who underwent sterilisation operation in Chattisgarh, Babatunde Osotimehin, executive director of the Fund known by its acronym, UNFPA, and Tewodros Melesse, the director-general of ...

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Wagah Attack Findings to be Submitted in Three Days

Pakistan’s Punjab government has formed a joint investigation team to probe the Wagah suicide attack on Tuesday. It will submit its report in the next three days. Home Minister Shuja Khanzada Monday said the probe team, comprising representatives of Chenab Rangers, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Counter Terrorism Department, Special Branch and Punjab Police, will look for possible security lapses that allowed ...

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