People should have right to their data, firms are mere custodians: Trai

9 hours ago
In a move with farreaching ramifications, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Monday said users owned their data, while entities in the digital ecosystem storing or processing such data were mere custodians. The authority said it was Ow ... ...

The Latest: Police: Daniels' arrest part of longterm probe

5 days ago
The Latest on the arrest of porn star Stormy Daniels at a strip club in Ohio (all times local):. 11:45 a.m.. Police in Ohio's capital city say the arrest of porn star Stormy Daniels was part of a longterm human trafficking investigation.Storm ... ...

China blames US for 'largestscale trade war' as tariffs kick in

2 weeks ago
By Michael Martina and David Lawder. BEIJING/WASHINGTON () The United States and China slapped titfortat duties on $34 billion worth of each other's imports on Friday, with Beijing accusing Washington of triggering the "largestscale trade ... ...

EU lawmakers reject tough line on copyright reform

2 weeks ago
By Foo Yun Chee and RobertJan Bartunek. BRUSSELS () EU lawmakers have opted not to take a tough line on an EU copyright overhaul aimed at making Google, Facebook and other tech giants share revenues with publishers, broadcasters and  ... ...

Chemicals in paint and varnish can raise multiple sclerosis risk

2 weeks ago
Exposure to paint, varnish and other solvents is associated with an increased risk of multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study. People with exposure to paint or other solvents are 50 percent more likely to develop MS than people without it. People ... ...

Government tells WhatsApp to act, will meet social media platforms

2 weeks ago
IN the wake of recent mob violence across the country fuelled by rumours of child lifters on social media platforms like WhatsApp, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has sent a letter to the WhatsApp senior management, urging action  ... ...

Upset with newspaper, gunman kills 5 in newsroom shooting in US

3 weeks ago
A white gunman with a longstanding grudge against a newspaper in the US city of Annapolis blasted his way through its newsroom with a shotgun and smoke grenades, killing at least five people, mostly journalists, in what police called a "targeted attack." ... ...

Rahul targets Modi over rise in Indian money in Swiss banks

3 weeks ago
Congress president Rahul Gandhi today took a swipe at Narendra Modi over the rise in Indian money in Swiss banks, alleging that the prime minister says a 50per cent jump in deposits by Indians is "white money" and that there is no "black money". "2014  ... ...

China to pursue more trade with France, EU raises 'difficult issues'

3 weeks ago
BEIJING () China told France on Monday it would buy more of its farm produce, hinted at future Airbus purchases and pledged to work on market access, shoring up its trade ties with Europe amid the increasing danger of a tariff war with the ... ...

AirAsia flight delay: Airline staff accused of 'unprofessional, rude' behaviour

4 weeks ago
Some passengers on an AirAsia India flight from Kolkata to Bagdogra yesterday complained of ill treatment against the airline staff after the flight was delayed by fourandahalf hours, a passenger claimed. Indian Oil Corporation Executive Director ... ...

RPF constable suspended for misbehaving with woman passenger

4 weeks ago
The Railway Protection Force (RPF) authorities today suspended a constable for allegedly touching a woman commuter inappropriately. Purported video of the incident, shot by another commuter, went viral on social media. "Constable Rajesh Jangid has  ... ...

Arvind Subramanian resigns; to return to US

4 weeks ago
Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian has stepped down from his post and will return to the United States, Union Minister Arun Jaitley announced on Wednesday. In a Facebook post, Jaitley wrote that Subramanian's decision to go back to the  ... ...

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