Monday, January 17, 2022


770 students test Covid-19 positive at UK university

There have been more than 200 cases at the University of Sheffield and 177 at University of Liverpool.

Researchers use ‘fingerprints’ tech to spot Russian hackers

The team from cyber security firm Check Point, when analysing a complicated attack against one of their customers, noticed a very small 64-bit executable that was executed by the malware.

Queen cancels all events at Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle

The diplomatic reception attended by around 1,000 guests every autumn is expected to be cancelled, but one-off events that were planned are likely to be staged in 2021, if government guidelines allow.

Never saw MS Dhoni so tired, says Aakash Chopra

Dhoni looked in pain and struggling after taking two’s in the middle and that took a toll on his body. Speaking on YouTube channel, Chopra said

UK’s Covid-19 ‘R’ transmission rate spikes again

As of Saturday, the overall tally of coronavirus cases in the UK increased to 469,764, while the death toll stood at 42,358.

Odisha reports 3,053 new COVID-19 cases, 17 fresh fatalities

As many as 1,804 new cases were detected in quarantine centres, while 1,249 people tested positive for the infection during contact tracing.

NASA’s resupply mission honouring Kalpana Chawla on way to ISS

Its features improve on current space toilet operations and help NASA prepare for future missions, including those to the Moon and Mars.

US panel to grill Facebook, Google, Twitter CEOs on Oct 28

The CEOs will testify on Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which protects tech companies from liability over the content posted by users on their online services, reports CNBC.

Two more die of coronavirus in Puducherry, toll rises to 534

Of the 28,752 overall COVID-19 cases, 4,874 were active while 23,344 patients recovered and were discharged.

The youngsters showed what they can do: David Warner

Having lost SRH’s famed top-order consisting David Warner, Jonny Bairstow, Manish Pandey and Kane Williamson for 69/4 in 11 overs, young guns Priyam Garg (51 not out of 26)

Prohibitory orders to halt COVID-19 spread come into force in Kerala

Kerala on Friday had reported the biggest single day surge of 9,258 coronavirus cases after over 60,000 samples were tested, forcing the government to take stringent measures.

Maharashtra reformer, rationalist Pushpa Bhave passes away

Bhave was 81 and breathed her last on Friday at nearly 12.30 a.m. at her Mumbai residence in Dadar. She is survived by her husband Prof. Anant Bhave.

Tesla reports record vehicle deliveries in Q3 despite pandemic

The company produced 1,28,044 Model 3 and Model Y vehicles and delivered 1,24,100 of those.

Canada eases Covid-19 border restrictions

The process of entering will be published online in the coming days, while those who have the needed documentation can start arriving in the country from October 8 onwards.

Most hackers initiate cyber attacks only to be challenged: Survey

The survey data acquired by revealed that making money accounts for the second-highest reason for hacking (53 per cent) while learning tips and techniques accounts for 51 per cent of hackers.

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