Archive for March 28th, 2019

Court grants Microsoft control of 99 hacking sites

San Francisco  Mar 28:  A US court has granted Microsoft control of 99 websites widely associated with an Iranian group that were used to conduct hacking operations globally.

The court authorised Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) to take control of the websites belonging to the group called Phosphorus (also…

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Theatre is a great leveller, says Shabana Azmi

Mumbai Mar 28:  Veteran actress Shabana Azmi says theatre is a great leveller because it eschews hierarchy.
Shabana has performed in theatre shows like “Safed Kundali” and “Tumhari Amrita” along with veteran Farooq Sheikh. She has been acclaimed with several National Awards for her acting skills.

“I consider myself a…

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Govt to infuse Rs 5,042 cr into BoB

New Delhi Mar 28:  The government has decided to infuse Rs 5,042 crore into state-owned Bank of Baroda (BoB) ahead of merger of two other public sector lenders Dena Bank and Vijaya Bank with BoB.

The merger of Dena Bank and Vijaya Bank with BoB would be effective…

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We will ‘remonetise’ what Modi ‘demonetised’, says Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi Mar 28 PTI:  Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the ‘Nyay’ scheme will remonetise what Prime Minister Narendra Modi demonetised and asserted that his party’s anti-poverty programme has thrown the BJP into total disarray

In an exclusive interview to PTI ahead of the 17th general…

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Modi likely to address 8 LS poll rallies in Maharashtra

Mumbai, Mar 28 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to address eight election rallies in Maharashtra where voting in total 48 Lok Sabha seats will be held in four phases starting April 11, a senior BJP leader said on Thursday.

Modi’s first rally is scheduled to be held…

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Modi’s address gross misuse of power & machinery: Mayawati

Lucknow, Mar 28 (PTI) BSP president Mayawati Thursday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for “gross misuse of power and machinery” in addressing the nation without prior permission of the Election Commission and hoped that the poll body will act in an exemplary manner.

She was referring to Modi…

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Floating vote to decide outcome of poll in T.N

The Election scenario for Tamil Nadu Lok Sabha polls is virtually puzzling, notwithstanding the fact that it’s chaotic as some political observers say. For the first time in the history of electoral politics in Tamil Nadu, people go to the hustings not knowing clearly whom to vote for, because…

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