- Chrome, Firefox browser extensions leaked millions of users' data(10:36)
Washington, July 20 (IANS) Popular browser extensions like ad blockers have been caught harvesting personal data of millions of consumers who use Chrome and Firefox -- not only their browsing histories but also exposing tax returns, medical records, credit card information and other sensitive data in the public domain.
- Twitter to soon explain why certain tweets are unavailable(10:14)
San Francisco, July 20 (IANS) You will soon be able to know why certain tweets go unavailable in your conversation thread on Twitter. The micro-blogging platform is working on to "add context" to "this tweet is unavailable" notices.
- Dheeraj Dhoopar has two reasons to celebrate(10:10)
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Actor Dheeraj Dhoopar is in a mood to celebrate his professional and personal achievements as his show "Kundali Bhagya" has bagged the top position and he has completed a decade with actress Vinny Arora, who is now his wife.
- MCC to review overthrow rules after WC final(10:00)
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), custodians of the Laws of Cricket, is considering reviewing the overthrow rules in light of the incidents that occured in the 2019 World Cup final.
- Google to fix loophole that let firms track porn-viewing habits(10:00)
San Francisco, July 20 (IANS) After facing criticism over letting third-party organization get access to users' viewing habits even while browsing in 'Incognito' mode, Google has said Chrome will fix a loophole that has allowed sites to detect people who are browsing the web privately.
- NRC: An exercise in focus(09:52)
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The exercise to finalise the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam is under tremendous focus as it is aimed at identifying illegal immigrants for their deportation.
- Demand for NRC in Mizoram too(09:52)
Aizawl, July 20 (IANS) Except the Congress, all the local parties in Mizoram are demanding introduction of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the Christian-dominated state which shares border with Bangladesh and Myanmar.
- NRC in Assam: Re-verification sought by 25 lakh people(09:50)
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) After nearly 41 lakh people in Assam were left out of the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC), about 25 lakh people have sent a petition to the Centre for re-verification and it is under the consideration of the Union Home Ministry.
- Home Ministry working to expand scope of NRC across India(09:42)
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) While the finalization of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) is at an advance stage in Assam, the Home Ministry is working on modalities to implement across the country the exercise to identify illegal immigrants for deportation.
- Not fair to win the World Cup like that: Morgan(09:36)
London, July 20 (IANS) England captain Eoin Morgan admitted that he is troubled with the way the 2019 World Cup ended. England and New Zealand played out a match that was tied twice -- first in regular play and then in the Super Over -- and Morgan's side won the title on the basis of their superior tally of boundaries in the match.
- Economic remedies for water crisis (Column: Active Voice)(09:30)
While contemplating our natural resources, past conversations often centered around fossil fuels and them becoming scarce due to overuse. However, recent conversations have stirred our attention to another natural resource that is available in abundance but is still causing a crisis in many parts of the world.
- Financial architecture as the underpinning for BIMSTEC policy (Column: Behind Infra Lines)(09:08)
Indias push towards further strengthening the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) fits well with the objective of Indian economic growth. Growth of the economic region surrounding India, with India taking the lead is critical. The "Economic Cooperation" aspect of BIMSTEC is one in which India can contribute significantly by helping to create the financial architecture that will lay the foundation of an economically viable framework for BIMSTEC nations to all benefit from.
- Security at Taj Mahal to be beefed up after Shiv Sena threat(09:06)
Agra, July 20 (IANS) The district administration of Agra has agreed to beef up security outside the Taj Mahal at the request of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), following Shiv Sena's threat of performing 'aarti' at the monument on each Monday of the holy month of 'Sawan'.
- Death toll rises to 10 in China gas factory blast(08:48)
Beijing, July 20 (IANS) At least 10 people have been killed, 19 severely injured and five others are missing after an explosion ripped through a gas plant in China's Henan Province, authorities confirmed on Saturday.
- Minor girl found dead in Delhi(08:48)
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) A nine-year-old girl was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Delhi, police said on Saturday.
- German Ambassador Lindner -- an unconventional diplomat in every way(08:32)
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) With his pony tail, his playing the flute at an event in Delhi, taking metro rides by himself to old Delhi, and travelling in a bright red ambassador car, Germany's envoy to India Walter J. Lindner cuts a cool, unconventional figure, very different from the formal vision that a diplomat conjures.