21 Jun 2020
#NewsBytesExplainer: What are phishing attacks and how to avoid them?
A few hours ago, the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) issued an advisory warning about a massive phishing attack campaign.
19 Jun 2020
Australia hit by 'sophisticated' cyber-attacks. Is China to be blamed?
In a worrisome development, the Prime Minister of Australia, Scott Morrison, has revealed that all levels of the government as well as its private sector, including businesses providing essential services, are facing sophisticated state-sponsored cyber attacks.
06 May 2020
Netizens are convinced Kim Jong-un is using a body double
Last week, unconfirmed reports emerged that the Supreme Leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un, had died.
02 May 2020
After health speculations, North Korea's Kim Jong-un makes first appearance
North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong-un made his first public appearance on Friday, weeks after speculations about his ill health took over global media.
29 Apr 2020
USCIRF slams India over religious freedom, New Delhi dismisses findings
Claiming that religious minorities aren't being treated well in India, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) on Tuesday urged the Donald Trump administration to label it as a "country of particular concern".
23 Apr 2020
Who will lead North Korea if Kim Jong-un dies?
With recent reports that North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong-un is not keeping well, the question arises: who will succeed him?
21 Apr 2020
Kim Jong-un, North Korea's leader, critically ill after surgery?
Kim Jong-un, the supreme leader of North Korea who is a revered figure in the country, is critically ill after he underwent surgery earlier this month, a CNN report said.
24 Jan 2020
Doomsday Clock: Humanity's doom is just '100 seconds' away
The annual unveiling of the Doomsday Clock in Washington DC, United States, revealed that humanity is just 100 seconds to 'midnight' aka doomsday.
10 Jan 2020
North Korean mother rescues kids; faces jail for bizarre reason
In an utterly bizarre incident, a North Korean woman may face prison for saving her two kids from a fire but allowing the portraits of former leaders of the dictator-run nation to burn.
08 Jan 2020
How the US-Iran conflict began: A brief history
Over the past few days, tensions have heightened between the United States and Iran.
22 Dec 2019
Apparently, India cuts internet more than any other country
In the wake of violent protests against CAA/CAB, the Indian Government has created another concern for people in the country - unexpected internet shutdown.
09 Dec 2019
Watch out! This Mac malware can carry out stealthy attacks
Often, we run into malware strains designed to compromise computers, steal data from them.
18 Oct 2019
Pakistan to remain in FATF 'grey list' till February 2020
After speculations over its black-listing, Pakistan will now remain in the "grey list" of the global terror funding watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF), until a new deadline of February 2020.
19 Sep 2019
Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Ravi Kumar Dahiya seal Tokyo Olympic berths
India had another strong day at the ongoing World Wrestling Championships.
31 Aug 2019
These 7 documentaries on YouTube are a must watch
Documentaries are not like films, as they are supposed to showcase reality.
18 Aug 2019
Five embarrassing moments from Olympics
Olympics is the greatest sporting event and spectacle on the globe.
30 Jun 2019
Trump meets Kim, becomes first US President to enter N-Korea
US President Donald Trump on Sunday created history by becoming the first ever sitting American President to set foot on the North Korean soil.
26 Jun 2019
US State Secretary, MEA discuss trade, H-1B visas and more
On his India visit United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Wednesday to hold talks on ways to bolster the Indo-US strategic relationship.
15 May 2019
Who is India's new football coach, Igor Stimac?
On Wednesday, Croatian football legend Igor Stimac was roped in as the coach of the Indian men's national football team, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) announced.
13 May 2019
Over a million computers remain vulnerable to WannaCry-like attacks
Two years ago, a major ransomware-based cyberattack, dubbed WannaCry, compromised hundreds of thousands of computers across the globe.
09 May 2019
North Korea fires short-range missiles as US envoy arrives
On Thursday, North Korea fired two short-range missiles, says South Korea military. Reportedly, the missiles were fired from the town of Sino-ri, Northwest of capital Pyongyang, eastwards into the sea.
17 Apr 2019
Soon, Reliance Jio could offer internet on Indian flights
If there's anything that annoys us when we board a flight in India, it's the lack of internet.
13 Apr 2019
Kim says he's open to another summit with Donald Trump
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says he's open to having the third summit with President Donald Trump if the United States could offer mutually acceptable terms for an agreement by the end of the year.
13 Mar 2019
Address global concerns on cross-border terror: India, US to Pakistan
India and the US yesterday called on Pakistan to address global concerns regarding terrorism, including that emanating from across the border.
06 Mar 2019
After Hanoi summit collapse, is N Korea rebuilding rocket site?
Activity has been detected at a North Korean long-range rocket site suggesting Pyongyang may be pursuing the "rapid rebuilding" of a test facility after the collapse of the Hanoi summit, according to the analysis of satellite imagery from a US think tank.
03 Mar 2019
South Korea, US to end their large-scale joint military exercises
The US and South Korea today said they will end their annual large-scale joint military exercises as Washington pursues efforts to improve ties with North Korea.
01 Mar 2019
Pyongyang made 'realistic proposal' at summit: N Korea Foreign Minister
North Korea today said it had offered to dismantle its Yongbyon nuclear plant in exchange for partial sanctions relief at Kim Jong-un's summit with US President Donald Trump, after the meeting ended without agreement.
28 Feb 2019
Have attractive news: Trump hopes Indo-Pak tensions will end soon
About the escalating India-Pakistan tensions, United States President Donald Trump on Thursday said he has received some "reasonably attractive news" and the hostilities may end soon.
28 Feb 2019
No denuclearization deal reached; Trump, Kim end summit abruptly
The second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un, held between February 27 and 28 in Vietnam's capital Hanoi, came to a conclusion on Thursday.
25 Feb 2019
Is Kim Jong-un taking a royal train to meet Trump?
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is set to meet US President Donald Trump for their second summit in Vietnam this week.
25 Feb 2019
March 1 deadline extended, US to delay China tariff-increase: Trump
US President Donald Trump yesterday announced the extension of the March 1 deadline for increasing tariff on import of Chinese products, saying there had been "significant progress" made in negotiations with a visiting trade delegation from the far-east nation.
22 Feb 2019
FATF slams Pakistan over terror funding but doesn't blacklist it
Much to Pakistan's relief, global terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force on Friday didn't put the country on the blacklist but condemned the Pulwama attack in strong words.
18 Feb 2019
Trump-Kim summit: Pyongyang facing "historic turning point", says state media
On Monday, North Korean state media announced that the country was approaching a "significant, historic turning point", referring to the highly anticipated second meeting between Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump.
09 Feb 2019
Trump-Kim summit to be held on February 27-28 in Hanoi
The much-anticipated summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will take place in Hanoi, Vietnam capital, on February 27 and 28.
08 Feb 2019
No meeting with Xi expected before trade deadline: Trump
US President Donald Trump said yesterday he didn't expect to meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping before a March 1 deadline in trade-war negotiations between the two economic superpowers.
06 Feb 2019
State of the Union address: Highlights from Trump's speech
On Tuesday, US President Donald Trump delivered his annual State of the Union address, which was marked by both a combative and a conciliatory attitude.
01 Feb 2019
US-N Korea summit details to be announced next week: Trump
US President Donald Trump yesterday said the details of his upcoming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will be announced next week, and that a date and place had been settled.
27 Jan 2019
Doomsday Clock remains at two minutes to apocalypse
The Doomsday Clock, an allegorical timepiece designed to illustrate how close humanity is to an apocalyptic event, will remain at two minutes to midnight in 2019, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (BAS) recently declared.
17 Jan 2019
N-Korea yet to take concrete steps to dismantle nukes: Pence
North Korea has still not taken "concrete steps" to dismantle its nuclear weapons program, US Vice President Mike Pence said yesterday, ahead of a reported meeting between North Korea's chief nuclear negotiator and top U.S. officials.
21 Dec 2018
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.