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Updated : 2 weeks, 4 days ago IST
New Delhi [India], May 5 (ANI/Mediawire): As businesses become increasingly more connected, it is almost inevitable they will encounter cybersecurity threats such as ransomware - an insidious form of malware that holds systems and files hostage until financial bounties are paid.
Updated : 3 weeks, 6 days ago IST
New York [US], April 27 (ANI): India at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Tuesday said a vocal minority of nay-sayers has held the entire process of UN Security Council (UNSC) reform hostage over the last four decades while calling for a more representative, credible and legitima
Updated : 4 weeks ago IST
Kabul [Afghanistan], April 25 (ANI): The United Nations International Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has once again raised concerns over the closure of secondary schools for girls emphasizing that education in Afghanistan should not be a hostage to politics.
Updated : 1 month, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], April 14 (ANI): India has notified AlUmar-Mujahideen founder Mushtaq Ahmed Zargar, one of the released terrorists in the 1999 Indian Airlines Flight (IC-814) hijacking crisis in exchange of the hostages, as a terrorist.
Updated : 2 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], March 8 (ANI): Pakistani media remains hostage to repressive tactics and critical reporting results in violations against journalists, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) said on Monday.
Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Moscow [Russia], March 4 (ANI): Amid heavy fighting with Ukrainian forces, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday said that nationalist "neo-Nazis" units of Ukraine are preventing foreigners, including Indians from leaving the war zone and are using them as human shields.
Updated : 1 month, 4 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], March 3 (ANI): The government on Thursday said that the Indian embassy in Ukraine is in continuous touch with its stranded citizens, adding that it has not received any reports of students being held hostage in the war-hit country.
New Delhi [India], March 3 (ANI): Indian students have been taken hostage by Ukrainian security forces to use them as a human shield, claimed Russian Embassy in India on Wednesday (local time).
Kabul [Afghanistan], February 28 (ANI): After Taliban imposed restrictions on Afghan citizens travelling abroad, some social media users termed the move as "hostage-taking".
Afghanistan is facing the issue of unemployment.
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
Larkana [Pakistan], February 12 (ANI): Prisoners in Pakistan's Larkana Central Prison released seven policemen that they held hostage since last Friday, ending the eight-day standoff.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 12 (ANI): The recently-released trailer of 'A Thursday' was well-received by the audience, and the intriguing plot point had everyone talking about it. Neha Dhupia, who essays the role of a tough cop in the film, opened up about what and who inspired he
Updated : 3 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Washington [US], January 31 (ANI): The United States has raised the release of US Navy veteran Mark Frerichs, who was taken hostage in Afghanistan nearly two years ago, in every meeting with the Taliban, said State Department Spokesperson Ned Price on Sunday (local time), adding that the