Ambani Lists Big-ticket Plans for Reliance Industries

Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani on Friday listed the specifics of some big-ticket investments worth Rs.200,000 crore ($33 billion), spanning refining to retail, and said 4G services will roll-out from December under “Jio” brand with devices from Rs.4,000. “We are nearing the realisation of our largest investment programme in our history of Rs.100,000 crore,” Ambani…

Canada parliament under cyberattack, government warns

Canada’s lawmakers and staff were warned today of an ongoing cyberattack targeting the country’s parliament, local media reported. A government email published by the daily Ottawa Citizen said “private and public sector employees, including House of Commons employees, are currently being targeted by several cyberattacks.” The security bulletin from the House of Commons chief information…

Second cyber attack by Chinese linked hackers exposed military, intelligence data: US Officials

Hackers linked to China appear to have gained access to the sensitive background information submitted by intelligence and military personnel for security clearances, several US officials said Friday, describing a second cyberbreach of federal records that could dramatically compound the potential damage. The forms authorities believed to have been accessed, require applicants to fill out…

E-services to make spiritual experience easier

At the click of a mouse, devotees can make payments for ‘sevas’ at 11 major temples owned by the Muzrai Department in Karnataka. Devotees can log on to www.bangaloreone.gov.in and book temple services online. The Endowment Department, in association with e-Governance Department introduced a novel beneficial initiative for temple devotees of the State. Devotees can…

NHRC takes note of illegal activities in Tihar

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognisance of reports alleging that about 20 gangs of inmates operating in Tihar Jail here were involved in illegal activities and offering protection to prisoners who could pay them. The gangs reportedly facilitate intake of different objects, offer protection from abuse to prisoners and even…

Committee disputes claim by police

A fact finding committee of human rights forums has alleged that E. Subramani, a painter of Pattambakkam, who was picked up by the Neyveli Township police for interrogation in connection with a murder case, had died due to torture meted out to him in police custody. A release said the fact finding committee led by…