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RNA Corp. Choose to default Govt Bank BOI & SBI only and spared pvt banks and corporate which I find unusual

RNA Corp Pvt Ltd defaults, Bank of India takes possession of secured assets under Sarfaesi Posted onFebruary 20, 2016AuthoradminLeave a comment RNA Corp Pvt Ltd, a prominent Mumbai based developer, has defaulted in its commitments to Bank of India. After Mantri Developers, RNA Corp is major developer who has failed to pay its dues. Bank […]

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What the security flaw in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s app tells us

Bhavyanshu Parasher, a young computer science engineer took a look at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Android application (among popular apps he studied for his own research purposes). The Narendra Modi app had 500,000+ downloads at that time. He found a major security flaw in how the app accesses the “api.narendramodi.in/api” API. At the time of disclosure, API was being served […]

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Illustration of how a file or document is sent using Public key encryption by Johannes Landin
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DEITY National Encryption Policy is as good as forbidding encryption

First of all, what is National Encryption Policy? “Under Section 84A of Information Technology Act, 2000 Rules are to be framed to prescribe modes or methods for encryption”. So DeitY has framed a draft of such rules which will decide the future of how encrypted services are to be used or provided to users in […]

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7 What lies inside Big Bazaar's fire exit
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Media Release: False Fire Exits at Golden Chariot & Big Bazaar at Goregaon Hub Mall

Monday, 9 March, 2015, Mumbai: Imagine you are enjoying dinner with your family at Golden Chariot restaurant, on the second floor of Goregaon’s famous mall, The Hub. Suddenly, you see smoke. No, not the delicious smoke from a sizzler, but the black, rubbery-smelling smoke from a short-circuit. An uncontrolled blaze has broken out in the building. People […]

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Aam Aadmi Party's Delhi Dialogue promises free WiFi to the citizens of Delhi
Politics & Political Commentary

AAP promise of CCTV coverage needs more thought, WiFi more conviction

I saw Arvind Kejriwal’s easy dismissal of privacy rights when Ravish Kumar raised the question of privacy with regard to Aam Aadmi Party’s promise of installing CCTVs in public places in order to “reduce crime”. Other arguments on social media include making Delhi safer for women and so on. This appears to be a rather […]

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