Resumption of tourism will kickstart Goa’s economy: CM Pramod Sawant

Resumption of tourism will kickstart Goa’s economy: CM Pramod Sawant

Tourism activities resumed in Goa on Thursday, with 250 hotels with government permits opening their doors to domestic tourists. Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has said that the resumption of domestic tourism, which was suspended due to the coronavirus-induced lockdown, will kickstart the coastal state’s economy. Tourism activities resumed in Goa on Thursday, with 250 […]

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40 pro-Khalistan websites of banned US-based group ‘Sikhs For Justice’ blocked

New Delhi: Days after nine individuals linked to Khalistani outfits were declared as terrorists, the government on Sunday announced that 40 websites belonging to Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), an outlawed organisation, have been blocked for supporting secessionist activities. The US-based Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) is a pro-Khalistan group. “Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), an unlawful organisation […]

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Opening space sector for private players: Space policy, Space Activities Bill in final stages, says ISRO chairman

Opening space sector for private players: Space policy, Space Activities Bill in final stages, says ISRO chairman

The ISRO chairman said very soon a system will be put in place for approval that will enable these activities to happen without any hindrance. The space policy and the Space Activities Bill are in the final stages, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K Sivan said, days after the government opened up the space […]

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Coronavirus impact | Indian billionaires take a knock, have a slow year

Coronavirus impact | Indian billionaires take a knock, have a slow year

Businesses of India’s richest continued to slow down—and resultantly their net worth eroded—in an economy which is growing at its slowest in 11 years, hurt by poor consumption demand. The collective wealth of India’s billionaires, according to the Forbes World Billionaires 2020 List, contracted 22.8 percent to $312.6 billion from $405.3 billion a year earlier. […]

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Week in review: MacOS ransomware, attackers bypassing WAFs, how to select a SIEM solution

Week in review: MacOS ransomware, attackers bypassing WAFs, how to select a SIEM solution

Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news, articles and reviews: Critical flaw opens Palo Alto Networks firewalls and VPN appliances to attack, patch ASAP!Palo Alto Networks has patched a critical and easily exploitable vulnerability (CVE-2020-2021) affecting PAN-OS, the custom operating system running on its next generation firewalls and enterprise VPN appliances, […]

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IMD Weather Update: Heavy rains, thunderstorms in many parts of India; phenomenon to continue

IMD Weather Update: Heavy rains, thunderstorms in many parts of India; phenomenon to continue

IMD said that in the next 12 hours, thunderstorms are expected. Heavy rainfall and thunderstorms have been witnessed in many parts of India and will continue ranging from moderate to intense over many states in India, according to information provided by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD). The department informed on Twitter that during the next […]

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Power demand slump narrows to 2.6% in July beginning showing improvement in commercial activities

Power demand slump narrows to 2.6% in July beginning showing improvement in commercial activities

Many lockdown relaxations from May 4 to 31 perked up industrial and commercial demand. Power demand slump has narrowed to 2.6 per cent in the beginning of July from 9.6 per cent in June, showing improvement in commercial and industrial activities in the country. The peak power demand had declined by about 25 per cent in […]

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Another quake rocks northeast: Earthquake measuring 4.6 strikes Mizoram

Another quake rocks northeast: Earthquake measuring 4.6 strikes Mizoram

The earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale struck 25km South South-West (SSW) of Champhai, Mizoram at 5:26 pm. Mizoram Earthquake: The north-east of the country was rattled by yet another earthquake on Sunday evening, reports said. ANI tweeted quoting sources from National Centre for Seismology (NCS) as saying that an earthquake measuring 4.6 on the […]

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India’s services sector activity contracts for fourth successive month in June, PMI data shows

India’s services sector activity contracts for fourth successive month in June, PMI data shows

India’s services sector activity remained in deep downturn in June as the COVID-19 pandemic curtailed intakes of new work orders and disrupted business operations, a monthly survey said on July 3. The IHS Markit India Services Business Activity Index was at 33.7 in June, up from 12.6 recorded in May. Despite the rise, the Indian […]

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Thomson’s 43-inch, 55-inch, 65-inch smart TVs to go on sale today: Details here

European company Thomson launched a new range of smart TVs in India. The OATH Pro will be available in 43 inches, 55 inches and 65 inches, with prices starting from ₹24,999, ₹32,999 ₹52,999. The series will be available from today, exclusively on Flipkart. The company has also recently announced its entry into the home appliances […]

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