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Varun's 'ABCD 2' dialog inspires Israel government; actor is thrilled

07 May 2020

Varun's 'ABCD 2' dialog inspires Israel government; actor is thrilled

Believe it or not, in these grim times, movie dialogs can inspire one and all, including government authorities who are working hard to fight the pandemic.

Trump threatens attack on Iranian sites; US government website hacked

05 Jan 2020

Trump threatens attack on Iranian sites; US government website hacked

United States President Donald Trump has threatened to target 52 sites in Iran if the Middle Eastern country chooses to retaliate the killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani.

HR tech start-up Greytip raises $4.87 million from Naukri's parent

06 Oct 2019

HR tech start-up Greytip raises $4.87 million from Naukri's parent

HR tech start-up Greytip Software has raised $4.87 million in Series C round of funding.

WWE: Top five opponents for Goldberg for Saudi Arabia PPV

03 May 2019

WWE: Top five opponents for Goldberg for Saudi Arabia PPV

WWE is now trying to extend its televised pay-per-views globally, by hosting it outside USA.

Toronto Gay Village serial killer confesses to eight murders

30 Jan 2019

Toronto Gay Village serial killer confesses to eight murders

In a massive win for Canadian authorities, a man suspected of having killed and dismembered eight men who went missing near Toronto from 2010-2017 pleaded guilty to eight counts of first-degree murder on Tuesday.

Here are 5 Indians who were a part of WWE

22 Dec 2018

Here are 5 Indians who were a part of WWE

While most Indian WWE fans grew up watching WWE icons like Hulk Hogan, The Undertaker, and Stone Cold rock the WWE stage, and imagined themselves headlining WrestleMania, some have really gone ahead and fulfilled their dreams.

#InnovationAlert: An underwater Rail Network to connect UAE and India?

02 Dec 2018

#InnovationAlert: An underwater Rail Network to connect UAE and India?

United Arab Emirates, a land of innovations, is mulling an underwater rail network to connect the nation with India.

US: At least 11 injured in shooting at California bar

08 Nov 2018

US: At least 11 injured in shooting at California bar

At least 11 people, including an officer, were shot at in a South California bar on Wednesday night (local time).

US sanctions on Iran come into effect: Details here

05 Nov 2018

US sanctions on Iran come into effect: Details here

On Monday, the Trump administration's sanctions against Iran, covering the country's banking and energy sectors, came into effect.

Khashoggi disappearance: Investigative reports expected soon; what next?

19 Oct 2018

Khashoggi disappearance: Investigative reports expected soon; what next?

It has been over two weeks since Washington Post contributor and Saudi government critic Jamal Khashoggi went missing after visiting the Saudi consulate, but there has been no significant breakthroughs in the case so far.

Beware! Hackers can access your WhatsApp account using this trick

06 Oct 2018

Beware! Hackers can access your WhatsApp account using this trick

Israel's cybersecurity agency has issued a countrywide alert warning people of a scary WhatsApp hack, one that revolves around voicemail security.

Five best countries to visit in the Middle East

20 Aug 2018

Five best countries to visit in the Middle East

To many people, international travel simply means packing bags and heading to Europe.

UAE: Another Indian man wins whopping Rs. 18.66cr jackpot

03 Aug 2018

UAE: Another Indian man wins whopping Rs. 18.66cr jackpot

Indians continue to enjoy good luck at the UAE's popular raffle draw as a Keralite hit the jackpot by winning an eye-popping 10 million AED (Rs. 18.66cr) today.

US: To Muslim-named waiter, customer tells 'we don't tip terrorists'

19 Jul 2018

US: To Muslim-named waiter, customer tells 'we don't tip terrorists'

In another incident which shows how racism has deeply ingrained itself in minds of common people, a patron in a United States restaurant refused to tip a Muslim named waiter saying 'he doesn't tip terrorists'.

Delta Air Lines to resume non-stop NY-Mumbai flights after 9-year-gap

25 May 2018

Delta Air Lines to resume non-stop NY-Mumbai flights after 9-year-gap

America's Delta Air Lines on Friday announced resuming its non-stop services from New York to Mumbai next year after it had suspended the services to Mumbai in 2009, blaming Middle Eastern carriers for hurting its ability to operate in parts of Asia.

North Korea's shadowy hacking group 'Reaper' is a global threat

22 Feb 2018

North Korea's shadowy hacking group 'Reaper' is a global threat

According to reports, North Korea's sophisticated hackers group 'Reaper' is growing into a global threat as it aims to target international aerospace, defense and health care, among various other industry verticals.

Jerusalem announcement: Israel launches airstrikes against Hamas in Gaza

09 Dec 2017

Jerusalem announcement: Israel launches airstrikes against Hamas in Gaza

The Israeli military said it has retaliated against rocket attacks by Palestinian militant group Hamas by targeting multiple sites belonging to the outfit.

SBI to integrate "Blockchain" for Smart Contracts, KYC next month

20 Nov 2017

SBI to integrate "Blockchain" for Smart Contracts, KYC next month

State Bank of India has announced that it would soon start using "Blockchain Technology" for its products.

SoftBank's $100b fund is seeking investors for the remaining $7b

06 Jun 2017

SoftBank's $100b fund is seeking investors for the remaining $7b

According to reports, Masayoshi Son-led SoftBank Group Corp is now in talks with the Canadian and Middle Eastern investors to raise the $7 billion, which is needed to complete the $100 billion SoftBank Vision Fund.

Step up in fight over 'Islamist-extremism': Trump to Arab leaders

22 May 2017

Step up in fight over 'Islamist-extremism': Trump to Arab leaders

On his first foreign trip as President to Saudi Arabia, Donald Trump revised his anti-Islam rhetoric and classified the fight against terrorism as one between good and evil.

Border security start-up receives funding boost

26 Jan 2017

Border security start-up receives funding boost

In a pre-series A funding round, border security start-up CRON Systems raised an undisclosed-amount from VC firm YourNest. YourNest has recently announced the launch of its second fund which was set up in September 2016 with a Rs.300 crore corpus.