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Exclusive: Apple dropped plan for encrypting backups after FBI complained - sources 21.1.2020 Reuters: Top News
Apple Inc dropped plans to let iPhone users fully encrypt backups of their devices in the company's iCloud service after the FBI complained that the move would harm investigations, six sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
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Apple's Cook says global corporate tax system must be overhauled 20.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
Everyone knows that the global corporate tax system needs to be overhauled, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said on Monday, backing changes to global rules that are currently under consideration.
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HawkEye, Bharosa, transit dorms and more: Women’s safety initiatives from Telangana police 18.1.2020 Citizen Matters
In this interview, Swati Lakra, IPS, IGP Law and Order and In charge of the Women’s Safety Wing of the state, talks about the various steps the police have taken to help women in distress. Continuing our special series on women's safety
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EU court adviser: data privacy laws should apply in national security cases 15.1.2020 Reuters: World News
The European Court of Justice should uphold its 2016 decision that personal data cannot be seized and held indiscriminately by governments even on national security grounds, the court's advocate general said in an opinion on Wednesday.
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'We won't allow govt to reduce us to documents' 15.1.2020 Rediff: News
'These protests are not just about the CAA. It is against allowing fascism and religious discrimination to creep into our legal system.'
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'I'm being called a Pakistani whore' 15.1.2020 Rediff: News
'If this is the India you're talking about, where there is no space for minorities, where you have hate, where people can enter universities and beat students up, let me be anti-national.' 'I'll carry that as a badge of honour.'
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Israeli court to hear Amnesty bid to revoke NSO export license 14.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Amnesty International will ask an Israeli court on Thursday to order Israel to revoke the export licence of NSO Group, whose software is alleged to have been used by governments to spy on journalists and dissidents.
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I found liberation through travel and began reclaiming public spaces in my hometown Karachi 12.1.2020 Scroll.in
I had always known that bodies carry trauma. I am now learning that cities do too.
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Watch: A Georgia man broke into a local Taco Bell, cooked a meal, took a nap, and left 11.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
When commitment to a late-night snack turns criminal.
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Systematic & Systemic ground work being laid by Modi Govt to convert India into ‘Nanny State’: Cong 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Charging the Narendra Modi Government of seeking to amend ‘The Intermediary Rules, 2011’ governed under the ‘Information Technology Act, 2000’, that provide immunity for online platforms and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) for the content which is transmitted and published by end users, the Congress on Monday alleged that a “systematic and systemic ground work is being laid by Modi Government to convert India into a ‘Nanny State’”. The party demanded that the Government withdraw the December 20 order , that allowed central agencies monitor computer data and to place these Draft Amendments in public domain for public consultation “so that India is saved from becoming a Police State”. Talking to reporters here, AICC spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said,’’Modi Government is seeking to amend ‘The Intermediary Rules, 2011’ governed under the ‘Information Technology Act, 2000’. ‘The Intermediary Rules, 2011’provide immunity for online platforms, Internet Service Providers (ISPs) - big, ...
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Rahul calls Modi 'insecure dictator', charges him of converting India into police state 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, In a strong attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Home Ministry’s notification allowing 10 intelligence and investigating agencies and the Delhi Police to intercept, monitor and decrypt any information generated, transmitted, received or stored in any computer, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday charged him with “converting India into a police state”. “Converting India into a police state isn’t going to solve your problems, Modi Ji. It’s only going to prove to over 1 billion Indians, what an insecure dictator you really are”, he said in twitter. The NDA government on Thursday issued the order authorising 10 agencies, such as Intelligence Bureau, Narcotics Control Bureau, Enforcement Directorate, Central Board of Direct Taxes, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Central Bureau of Investigation; National Investigation Agency, Cabinet Secretariat (R&AW), Directorate of Signal Intelligence (For service areas of Jammu & Kashmir, North-East and Assam only) and Commissioner of Police, ...
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Govt welcomes SC order on Aadhar: It will help use 'technology to improve governance' 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, The government on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict upholding the constitutional validity of the law on Aadhar and said the ruling is a "great step forward" for the use of technology in governance. "...It's a great step forward for the use of technology in governance. I am sure it will continue to be of great benefit to the society," Finance Minister Arun Jaitley told reporters here. "It's an extremely welcome decision," Finance Minister said adding "by identifying beneficiaries of government schemes and ensuring that there are no fake or duplicate or non existent beneficiaries, (by means of Aadhar system) we are already saving Rs 90,000 crore every year". He said about 122 crore people in the country have Aadhar cards.Mr Jaitley said the Aadhar mechanism can help the government to serve the poor people better."In no field, can we afford to be a technology laggard," he said and maintained that Aadhar has been used and will be used as a technology tool to improve governance. ...
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Aadhaar in Ayushman Bharat 'not must', clarifies Govt 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Dismissing media reports that Aadhaar Card would be “must” to avail benefits under the Ayushman Bharat, the Centre on Thursday clarified that Aadhaar was 'desirable' and 'not must'. The Health Ministry in a statement said, "In order to authenticate the identity of beneficiaries accurately, the use of Aadhaar card is preferable, but it is not a must. There shall be no denial of benefit for want of Aadhaar number". Health Minister J P Nadda confirmed that “We will provide services to all eligible beneficiaries with or without Aadhaar Cards.” According to the statement, the draft notification also provides for exception handling mechanism, viz production of alternate identification mechanisms such as ration card, voter ID card, MGNREGA card and others (as mentioned in the notification) in case the beneficiary does not have an Aadhaar No. Furthermore, it also makes the implementation agencies accountable for setting up of Aadhaar enrollment centres for the beneficiaries who are not yet ...
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Software Problem 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Modi Government has launched G.S.T. and entire trading activities and covered under it. Its return etc are online but its software are unable to coup up with the incoming huge work. Despite filing the return it do not reach at destination point. For no fault of the traders there are declared defaulter and penalty imposed on them. Our software becoming outdated within very short time. The software getting hanged, hacked and crash so frequently that G.S.T. has become trade hazard. Now the world has entered the computer era and there is question of going back. But for the proper working if there is no matching and fully working software the such outdated system will itself destroy the system. That is what it is happening in the G.S.T. system. E. Billing is hampering the trade movement. It is no way to achieving the target or objectives of one nation, one tax, one rate and one market. Recently the truck movement of goods became stand still on E. Billing. Instead of harassing the trade circle with ...
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Northern Borders 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
After 73 days stand off at Doklam and its retreat from there the China has increased its military activities in its areas near the ALC (Actual Line of Control) in Arunachal the China drive up to the borders. The Indian Army has ordered movement of troops upto the Macmohan Line after Chinese road builders workers spotted there. Due to lack of border roads the Indian soldiers had to walk for 19 hours to reach point of Chinese incursion. General Bipin Rawat on the Army Day said that the Indian Army would not allow an assertive China to intrude upto Indian territory at any cost. The pointed out that by now the China has committed 415 border transgression along the line of control last year and Doklan was one of it and other 215 other troops confrontations. India is concentrating on the spread out of it border road networks and other necessary step on the border surveillance. Taking lesson from Doklan it has been decided to give air wing to India-Tibetan Border Police for reconnaissance so that ...
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India Does Not Need NPR, CAA, Says Open Letter By 100 Ex-Civil Servants 9.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Citing grave reservations about the constitutional validity of the CAA, as many as 106 retired bureaucrats on Thursday wrote an open letter to people saying both the NPR and the NRIC were "unnecessary...
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IBPS Clerk Main Exam On January 19: Know About Biometric Data Verification 8.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
IBPS clerk main exam will be held on January 19 for those candidates who have qualified the preliminary exam.
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CAA: Centre’s next step will be to deport Rohingya refugees, says Union minister 3.1.2020 Scroll.in
Jitendra Singh, minister of state in the PMO, said the Rohingya are not covered under the Citizenship Amendment Act as they are from Myanmar.
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The weird history of beds reveals how pillow talk has changed over the ages 2.1.2020 Scroll.in
From cramming into a single bed with 51 others or presiding over royal meetings – humans have done just about everything in bed.
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Ghosn says he escaped 'injustice' in Japan; Lebanon calls arrival a private matter 31.12.2019 Reuters: Money News
Ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn said on Tuesday he had fled to Lebanon to escape a "rigged" justice system in Japan, raising questions about how one of the world's most-recognised executives had slipped away while on bail.
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