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Engineer made 600 women send nudes for 5-star hotel job
India

Engineer made 600 women send nudes for 5-star hotel job

A 33-year-old software engineer has been arrested by Cyberabad police in Chennai for allegedly duping over 600 women across the country into sending their nude photos.
Former 'Indian Idol' contestant Avanti Patel duped in cyber fraud
Entertainment

Former 'Indian Idol' contestant Avanti Patel duped in cyber fraud

Former Indian Idol contestant Avanti Patel was cheated of Rs. 1.7 lakh in a cyber fraud case recently.
TN: Teacher accused in 'sex for degrees' case granted bail
India

TN: Teacher accused in 'sex for degrees' case granted bail

The Madras High Court has granted conditional bail to a woman assistant professor, Nirmala Devi, accused in the sensational "sex for degrees" case, arrested 11 months ago.
Pollachi sex abuse: Four-member gang harassed, videographed 50+ women
India

Pollachi sex abuse: Four-member gang harassed, videographed 50+ women

In a shocking incident, a group of four men, all in their 20s, sexually harassed over 50 women in Tamil Nadu, police said.
Supreme Court admits petitions challenging government's 'snooping order'
India

Supreme Court admits petitions challenging government's 'snooping order'

The Supreme Court has admitted a clutch of petitions challenging the government's move to give sweeping powers to 10 Central investigative agencies to intercept and monitor data on computers.
Petition filed in SC seeking quashing of Center's 'snooping order'
India

Petition filed in SC seeking quashing of Center's 'snooping order'

On Monday, a public interest litigation (PIL) was filed before the Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality and legality of the Center's December 20 order that granted sweeping surveillance powers to 10 Central agencies.
Now, government can monitor data in any personal computer
India

Now, government can monitor data in any personal computer

In what could mark the beginnings of an Orwellian surveillance state, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), on Thursday, granted sweeping powers to 10 Central investigative agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt any data stored on computer devices.
Casteist question in DSSSB exam: Delhi-court asks police for report
India

Casteist question in DSSSB exam: Delhi-court asks police for report

A Delhi court has asked the city police to submit a report on a plea seeking action against authorities over alleged casteist question in the examination for recruitment of primary teachers in Delhi government schools.
Six held in Noida for using malware to dupe foreigners
India

Six held in Noida for using malware to dupe foreigners

Six persons were arrested from Noida on Thursday for allegedly using malware to lock up computers of American and Canadian citizens and then demanding money to fix it, police said yesterday.

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