India Bought Pegasus As Part Of Defence Deal With Israel In 2017: Report

The Israeli spyware Pegasus and a missile system were the “centerpieces” of a roughly USD 2 billion deal of sophisticated weapons and intelligence gear between India and Israel in 2017, according to a… Read More | Source: NDTV News…

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Pegasus and a missile system were ‘centerpieces’ of USD 2 bn deal between India and Israel in 2017: NYT

The Israeli spyware Pegasus and a missile system were the “centerpieces” of a roughly USD 2 billion deal of sophisticated weapons and intelligence gear between India and Israel in 2017, according to a report in The New York Times. A massive controversy erupted last year when the NSO Group hit…

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Pegasus spyware deal: Modi govt has committed treason, says Rahul Gandhi on NYT report

The Congress on Saturday attacked the Centre over a New York Times report which claimed that the Indian government bought the Pegasus spy tool in 2017 as part of a deal with Israel, alleging that the government indulged in illegal snooping using the spyware which amounts to "treason". …

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Dharavi records zero new Covid-19 cases first time after latest wave began

For the first time since the latest surge in coronavirus cases began in Mumbai, the slum-dominated Dharavi area of the metropolis on Friday recorded no new infections, a civic official said. Kiran Dighavkar, Assistant Municipal Commissioner, G- North ward, said new cases fell to zero in the densely-populated area after…

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Australia to spend a record $35 million to protect koalas

Australia will spend a record $50 million Australian ($35 million US) over the next four years to boost long-term protection and recovery of its koala population, Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s office said in a statement on Saturday. Read More | Source: CNN…

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Coronavirus pandemic: India reports over 2.35 lakh new cases with positivity rate at 13.39%; 871 deaths

COVID-19 India News Updates: India recorded 2,35,532 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 871 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Saturday (January 29), the country saw a total of 3,35,939 discharges in the…

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Coldwave conditions over northwest, central India to abate; wet spell likely: IMD

Cold wave and cold day conditions over northwest and central India are very likely to abate gradually after Saturday while there would be a wet spell over northwest, east and northeast India from February 2 to 4, the IMD said. …

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COVID: Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya to hold review meeting with 5 states today

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya will virtually review the COVID-19 situation today. In the meeting, public health preparedness as well as response measures being taken in the context of the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 in Bihar, Odisha, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh at 3:00 pm. …

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Why the NFT market will collapse

In March 2021, the auction house Christie’s sold a JPEG file created by the artist Beeple for $69.3mn, a record for a digital artwork. The ownership of the “original” JPEG – entitled “Everydays: The First 5000 Days” – was secured as a non-fungible token, or NFT. Read More |…

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Delhi Metro services to resume as per regular timetable on weekends from today

Delhi Metro services on weekends will be resumed as per regular timetable from Saturday in view of the ease in restrictions due to improvement in Covid situation in the city, officials said. Weekend curfew was imposed in Delhi from January 8 onwards, following which services had been curtailed. …

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