| Posts created by Rumita Patel

  • Wave of hand set to make passwords history

    London, Sept 17 (ANI): A new technology is under development that could replace passwords with a wave of the hand to verify a person’s identity. Intel is developing a biometric sensor that could be installed in a laptop or tablet computer to scan the unique pattern of veins in a person’s palm. The plan to…

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  • Vaiko to go ahead with protest against Lankan President’s visit

    Chennai, Sep 17 (ANI): Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) leader Vaiko will go ahead with his planned black flag demonstration against Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse during his proposed visit to Sanchi in Madhya Pradesh. Vaiko said he had written a letter to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan urging him not to invite…

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  • US, Japan agree on new missile defence system

    London, Sept 17 (ANI): U.S. Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has said that Washington and Tokyo have agreed to set up a second missile defence system in Japan. The exact location of the system has not yet been determined. According to the Daily Express, U.S. officials, however, stressed that the radar system is aimed at protecting…

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  • Threatened, private firm employees supplied explosive materials to Maoists in Odisha

    Malkangiri (Odisha), Sep 17 (ANI): Nine employees of a Hyderabad-based private company were arrested in Odisha’s Malkangiri District for supplying explosives to the Maoists. The employees were working in an infrastructure company based in Hyderabad and had undertaken several road construction projects in the area. According to reports the Company agreed to supply explosives in…

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  • Sensex opens on 240-point high

    Mumbai, Sept 17 (ANI): The Sensex at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) opened at 18,651.97 points on Monday morning, a 240-point jump in early trade. The 30-share index touched a high of 18,715.03, while Nifty traded at 5,636.05, up 58.40 points or 1.05 per cent. Investors will now await a decision on interest rates by…

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  • Private buses on indefinite strike in Kolkata

    Kolkata, Sept 17 (ANI): Private buses have gone off city roads indefinitely from Monday over a demand for fare revision following the Rs. 5/litre hike in diesel prices. Taxis will join the shutdown from Thursday, while traders’ organisations and Left Front have already called for a shutdown on the same day to protest FDI in…

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  • Pakistan arrests 11 Indian fishermen for violating maritime boundary

    Karachi, Sept. 17 (ANI): Pakistani authorities have arrested 11 Indian fishermen and seized two of their boats for violating the country’s maritime boundary. The fishermen were arrested by the Maritime Security Agency while they were allegedly fishing in Pakistani waters, officials said, adding that the men were later sent to a police station in Karachi,…

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