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Vulnerability of personal data for Aadhaar violation of rights, SC told

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Telling the court that there was "no system of the world that can't be hacked", he said if one goes to railway booking counter and feeds Aadhaar number, then it would reveal all journeys they had undertaken by trains in the past. "It could never be retrieved". "Once the data is available in the public domain, it can be misused by private players". "Using Aadhaar for authentication at railway stations, airports or hospitals could push the individual to compromise his privacy as his personal ... Read More »

Malaysia to introduce incentives to stimulate stock trading: PM

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The trading link will allow investors, including retail investors, on both sides to buy and sell shares listed on both the Bursa Malaysia and Singapore Stock Exchange. Najib had earlier announced other initiatives to further spur the vibrancy of the country's mid and small-cap segment of the stock market, which now holds a total market capitalisation of RM217 billion which represents over a third of companies listed on Bursa Malaysia. Read More »

'Only God can stop these bombs': Eastern Ghouta reels from Russian strikes

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The United Nations appealed for an immediate cease-fire in Syria on Tuesday as spiraling violence pushed the country to the brink of one of the worst humanitarian crises in the seven-year war. More than 340,000 people have been killed and millions displaced since the conflict in Syria erupted in March 2011. Moaz al-Shami, an anti-government activist from the Idlib town of Saraqeb, said in an interview last week that he no longer knew why he risked his life to videotape attacks. Read More »

Nassar given additional sentence for abusing gymnasts

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A government spokesman said the authorities had worked to prevent travel chaos but grit on roads was not effective with heavy dumpings of snow. This is already the third sentencing for the disgraced doctor, who has been accused by at least 256 women of sexual harassment. Read More »

Israeli warplanes strike Syrian military base outside Damascus

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The Syrian media is reporting that Israeli warplanes conducted a military strike against an installation near the Syrian capital of Damascus. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor, said the missiles targeted "positions of the Syrian army and its allies" in the region of Jamraya, west of Damascus, which was also hit in December. Read More »

Top Trump aide to leave after battery allegations

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Press Secretary Sarah Sanders announced the resignation at the White House daily briefing. Mr Porter's role in the White House was high level, involving close contact with both the president and his chief of staff John Kelly. Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah performed a remarkable about-face on Wednesday after the second major news outlet in a row published allegations of spousal abuse against Rob Porter , Hatch's former chief of staff. Read More »

Donald Trump accuses Democrats of treason for not applauding him

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After the speech Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House press secretary, said Trump is focused on "long-term economic fundamentals" and these are "exceptionally strong". The breathtaking indifference in reaction to President Trump's calls for unity and to the President's bold stories of freedom-loving heroes speaks for itself. Read More »

General Motors Company (GM)

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General Motors Company stock acknowledged attractive focus from Investors and it has been trading on front line. General Motors Co. was the only Detroit automaker to post a net loss in 2017, down $3.9 billion as it adjusts for the new tax law and takes one last hit from the money-losing European business it sold past year. Read More »

Deputy involved shooting closes portion of I-95

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Bradshaw said the FHP trooper attempted to use his Taser gun on the suspect, but that didn't work. When PBSO stopped his vehicle, the suspect got out of the auto and a deputy shot him, according to deputies. Interstate 95 was closed in both directions in the area following the shooting. Bradshaw said deputies are investigating the crash and the fatal shooting in Lake Worth, while the Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating the deputy-involved shooting. Read More »

Israel attacks research centre near Damascus - Syria

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According to the report, the Syrian army's air defense system responded to "new aggressive activity by Israel". The attack, according to reports, was carried out in the Jumraya area on the outskirts of the capital Damascus. A Western intelligence agency revealed the accusations to the BBC a year ago, and claim it is in violation of an agreement by President Bashar al-Assad to destroy the nation's chemical munitions following a 2013 Sarin attack on Damascus. Read More »

At least 2 killed, 150 missing after quake rocks Taiwan

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Officials said the temblor killed two hotel employees . "Thank you so much!" a Korean woman surnamed Kim, 58, told firemen when she was rescued from a collapsed residential building where she'd been trapped for 10 hours, according to state-run Central News Agency ( CNA ). Read More »

Macron plans Nigeria visit, to address senators, Reps

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Dogara, in return, described Macron as a "man of our generation ". Macron's trip was being closely watched in France following a recent bid by separatists in the wealthy region of Catalonia to break away from Spain. "He's not an animal, he's a human being", Stephanie Colonna said. The Corsican question has plagued successive French governments for almost half a century. Read More »

South Africa's President Zuma set to step down

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The Business Day newspaper said in its editorial that postponement of the presidential speech showed "the resolve that now exists in the ANC to remove Zuma and install Cyril Ramaphosa in his place". There's a plan for all 12 opposition parties in Parliament to meet on Monday to plan a joint strategy on the motion of no confidence and the election of a new president. Read More »

Kim Jong-un's sister to visit S.Korea

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Pence told reporters en route to Tokyo that the goal of his trip was to "make sure that North Korea doesn't use the powerful symbolism and the backdrop of the Winter Olympics to paper over the truth about their regime". Abe, who like Pence will travel to South Korea's Pyeongchang for the Winter Games, said he had told the United States vice president: "We can never accept a nuclear-armed North Korea". Read More »

Actor Robert Wagner named 'person of interest' in wife Natalie Wood's drowning

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No charges have been filed, and Wagner has previously denied any involvement in his wife's death. At the time , the couple was on the family's yacht Splendor with Captain Dennis Davern, and fellow actor, Christopher Walken. Dr. Cyril Wecht is talking about a case from more than 36 years ago when actress Natalie Wood disappeared off of a yacht over Thanksgiving weekend in 1981. Read More »

First baby with Down syndrome wins Gerber baby contest

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Courtney Warren, Lucas' mom, said that's she happy that Lucas has this platform to spread joy. A Dalton baby is the Gerber Spokesbaby! - After a nationwide search, Gerber has found this year's Gerber Spokesbaby, 18-month-old Lucas Warren from Dalton, Ga. Read More »

Lawmakers to Procter & Gamble: Make Tide Pods look less tasty

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State Sen. Brad Hoylman and Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas announced their proposal Tuesday. In the letter addressed to Procter & Gamble, the politicians address their concerns about accidental poisonings among young children and people suffering from dementia and suggest the Tide Pod Challenge has created a "renewed opportunity - and urgency - at this moment in time" to change the packaging of Tide Pods. Read More »

Kim Jong-un's influential sister to visit South Korea for Winter Olympics

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South Koreas Unification Ministry said North Korea informed Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, that Kim Yo Jong would be part of the high-level delegation coming to the South for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Kim Jong-un's dear sister, Kim Yo-jong, is set to become the first member of North Korea's ruling dynasty to set foot in the rival South this week. Read More »