Tuesday, August 21 2018

September 3, 2017

India alert on spread of new malware ‘Locky Ransomware’

Indian Computer Emergency Response Team has issued an alert on spread of new malware ‘Locky Ransomware’ that can lock computers and demand ransom for unlocking them.Electronics and IT Additional Secretary Ajay Kumar tweeted that an alert regarding spam spreading Locky Ransomware was issued byTeam.This is a malicious software and the Locky Ransomware is learnt to be demanding ransom of half bitcoin, which at present rate is equivalent to over 1.5 lakh rupees. The alert, issued on Cyber Swachhta Kendra, said

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September 3, 2017

BRICS Banks sign pact for credit lines

Five banks including Export-Import Bank of India, of the BRICS Bank Cooperation Mechanism have agreed to establish credit lines in the national currencies and cooperate on credit ratings.The agreement to this effect was signed ahead of the BRICS Summit in China’s Xiamen city.China Development Bank,Brazilian Development Bank, Vnesheconombank, Export-Import Bank of India and Development Bank of South Africa signed the agreement in Beijing.For India, the Bank has approved 470 million US dollars loan for Madhya Pradesh’s Multi-Village Rural Drinking Water

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September 3, 2017

India got a woman Defence minister now, Nirmala Sitharaman

India got a woman Defence minister now, Nirmala Sitharaman.Total nine new Ministers of state were inducted in the Union Council of Ministers and ministers of state were elevated to the cabinet rank.Mr Dharmendra Pradhan is given additional charge of Skill Development. Piyush Goyal is new Railways minister in addition to coal. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi was also elevated to Cabinet-rank.Suresh Prabhu is now new Commerce minister while Nitin Gadkari has been given additional charge of Water resources. R K Singh is

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September 2, 2017

CNG rate increased by Rs 3.52 per kg in Gr Noida, Ghaziabad and Noida

New Delhi-CNG rate have been increased due to increase in VAT in Uttar Pradesh on natural gas by three rupees 52 paise per kg in Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad. The new rate will be effective from tonight.The new consumer price of CNG in these cities will be increased from existing 44 rupees 42 paise per kg to 47 rupees 94 paise per kg.Indraprastha Gas Limited will continue to offer a discount of one rupees 50 paise per kg in

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September 2, 2017

Gandhi’s Ahmedabad declared India’s first World Heritage City by UNESCO

UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova handed over the certificate declaring Ahmedabad formally the status of India’s first World Heritage City . Speaking after receiving the certificate, Gujarat Chief Minister Rupani said it was a moment of pride for Gujaratis. Rupani appealed the citizens of Ahmedabad to maintain the pride and glory of the newly crowned ‘World Heritage City’.In July, the UN agency had inscribed Ahmedabad as India’s first World Heritage City at a meeting held in Poland.

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September 2, 2017

Narendra Modi leaves for two nation tour of China and Myanmar

PM Modi will leave to attend the 9th BRICS Summit there.He will also visit to Myanmar.Tthe member countries will discuss global economic situation said external affairs ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar.Leaders will also share views to accelerate growth and forward the agenda of development said Mr Kumar.Replying to a query, Mr Kumar refused to divulge what the PM will speak at the upcoming BRICS summit. On the possibility of a bilateral meeting between Mr Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping, the

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September 1, 2017

Narendra Modi is expected to induct new faces into his Council of ministers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to reshuffle of his Council of Ministers on Sunday .Union Ministers Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Bandaru Dattatreya, Sanjeev Balyan, Mahendra Nath Pandey and Faggan Singh Kulaste have resigned from their posts and some more ministers will resign before Sunday.Swearing-in ceremony of new ministers will take place at Rashtrapati Bhawan around ten in the morning said official sources.Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) is also likely to find place in the Cabinet besides AIADMK. Union Ministers including Arun Jaitely,

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September 1, 2017

Sunil Arora takes over as new Election Commissioner of India

New Delhi – Mr Sunil Arora assumed charge as the new Election Commissioner of India.Born on 13th April, 1956, Shri Arora, 1980 batch IAS officer from Rajasthan cadre, superannuated on 30th April 2016 as Secretary, Information & Broadcasting, Government of India . During 36 years of his long service, he held various crucial positions in State Govt. of Rajasthan and in the Central Government.Prior to joining as Election Commissioner, Shri Arora was serving as Director General (DG), M/o Corporate Affairs

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September 1, 2017

Swiss technology companies should take part in Make in India – Kovind

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind received Her Excellency Ms. Doris Leuthard, the President of the Swiss Confederation, at Rashtrapati Bhavan. He also hosted a banquet in her honour. Mr Kovind said that Switzerland is an important trade and investment partner for India. India is a preferred destination for FDI as it is the world’s fastest growing large economy. He stated that India has made great progress on the ‘Ease of Doing Business’ and in creating a unified market through

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August 31, 2017

14000 properties worth over of Rs 1 crore each under scrutiny of I-T dept

The Finance Ministry said that 14 thousand properties worth over one crore rupees each are under scrutiny of Income Tax Department as owners have not filed their income returns.In the first phase of Operation Clean Money, 18 lakh suspect cases were identified through use of data analytics where cash transactions did not appear to be in line with the tax profile of depositors. said ministry. The success of the first phase was also attributable to the massive taxpayers’ awareness and

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