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October 25, 2017

Hizb chief Salahuddin’s son sent to NIA custody

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) A court here on Wednesday sent Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin's son Syed Shahid, arrested in a six-year-old terror funding case, to NIA custody till November 1.Shahid, 42, a Jammu and Kashmir government employee, was arrested here on Tuesday after he was called for questioning at the National Investigation Agency (NIA) headquarters. He was presented before District Judge Poonam Bamba, who during in-camera proceedings, allowed the NIA to quiz Shahid to uncover his terror links. The NIA has…

US Congresswoman who criticised Trump gets lynching threat

Chicago, Oct 25 (IANS) The FBI is probing a man in Des Plaines, Illinois, over a lynching threat posted on Facebook targeting US Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, who was in the news for criticizing President Donald Trump's handling of a call to the widow of a soldier, a media report said.According to the Chicago Tribune, Special Agent Garrett Croon said on Tuesday that FBI agents "are aware of a social media posting generated in Des Plaines, Illinios, and are in contact with local authorities" -- over 54-year-old…

RCOM to optimise 2G, 3G footprint by November 30

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Reliance Communications on Wednesday said the company has taken 4G-focussed strategy for profitable growth of its wireless business and it will be optimising its 2G, 3G footprint, related infrastructure and human resources, with effect from November 30, 2017."As already announced on 1 October 2017, RCOM has decided to adopt a 4G-focussed strategy for profitable growth of its wireless business," a Reliance Communications spokesperson said. "Accordingly, RCOM will be optimising its 2G…

Mallika Dua’s father slams Akshay for vulgar joke

Mumbai, Oct 25 : Comedienne Mallika Dua's father and journalist Vinod Dua on Wednesday slammed actor Akshay Kumar for making a vulgar remark at his daughter."I am going to screw this cretin Akshay Kumar for telling his co-worker Mallika Dua that 'Aap bell bajao, main aap ko bajata hun' (You ring the bell, I will bang you)... This is his sense of humour and language... Star Plus... Wake up," Vinod wrote on Facebook. He posted alongside it a clip from the shoot of popular comedy show "The Great Indian Laughter…

Lenovo, Intel take first step toward killing passwords

San Francisco, Oct 25 (IANS) In a bid to protect online privacy, identity and other data, Lenovo and Intel have announced the first PC-ready, built-in authentication measures that adhere to FIDO (Fast Identity Online) Alliance standards.Instead of relying just on passwords, users now have a safer way to log into websites with the touch of a finger on an integrated fingerprint reader or a quick click of a button in real-time. Using Intel "Online Connect" on 7th and 8th Gen Intel Core processors, Lenovo's latest PCs…
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