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Edward Snowden issues 'call to arms' for tech firms to thwart govt surveillance  Mar 16, 2:44 pm
Washington, March 16 (ANI): Edward Snowden's streamed question and answer session with about two dozen people from across the technology and policy world at SXSW has been dubbed as a "call to arms" for tech companies to thwart spying with better privacy tools, a participant of the event said.
Secret surveillance at VIPs residence unacceptable, similar to 'espionage': Congress   Mar 16, 10:42 am
New Delhi, Mar. 16 (ANI): The Congress party on Monday said that conducting a secret surveillance at a VIPs residence is unacceptable and added that the act was almost similar to espionage.
Successful Seychelles trip concluded, PM Modi departs for Mauritius  Mar 11, 5:40 pm
Victoria (Seychelles), Mar. 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday concluded a successful trip to Seychelles, departing for Mauritius for the second leg of his five-day, three-nation tour of the Indian Ocean island nations. During his visit, the Prime Minister held discussions on enhanced cooperation in maritime security, anti-piracy measures and renewable energy with Seychelles President James Michel. He also unveiled the coastal surveillance radar system in Victoria, which will enable the island nation to secure its maritime territory. Prime Minister Modi also secured the leasing of Assumption Island, one of the 115 islands that constitute the Seychelles. On paper, the island will be leased for 'island development' for tourism purposes, but in actuality, it could be put to use as a listening and surveillance post for India. During his day long stay, the Prime Minister also visited the Sree Navasakthi Vinayagar Kovil (Temple dedicated to Lord Ganesh), took part in a civic reception organized by the expatriate Indian community, unveiled a plaque and operationalised a coastal surveillance radar system at the Ma Josephine Mahe and attended a lunch hosted by President Michel. Relations between India and Seychelles have been characterized by close cooperation and understanding, specifically in the defence sector. In 1986, India had executed 'Operation Flowers are Blooming' in Seychelles, when on a request by then-president Rene, prime minister Rajiv Gandhi instructed then Indian Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Tahiliani, to dispatch the frigate INS Vindhyagiri to avert a coup. In 2009, on the request of Seychelles, India dispatched naval ships to patrol its exclusive economic zone and guard it against piracy. India has also helped Seychelles' armed forces in capacity building. In 2014, an Indian naval ship, the INS Tarasa, was gifted to Seychelles to augment surveillance and patrolling capacity of Seychelles waters. Several Indian ships have since made port calls in Victoria. Seychelles had earlier offered China its harbour for refuelling and docking of Chinese warships stationed in the Gulf of Aden for anti-piracy operations.
PM Modi unveils CSRS radar in Seychelles  Mar 11, 4:10 pm
Victoria (Seychelles), Mar. 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday formally unveiled the coastal surveillance radar system in Victoria.
Wikipedia sues NSA seeking end to mass surveillance program  Mar 11, 10:35 am
Washington, March 11 (ANI): The Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit organization that runs Wikipedia, has filed a lawsuit against the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) to end the "mass surveillance program in order to protect the rights of the users around the world".
MI5 agents dressed in disguise testify in trial of Abid Naseer  Feb 25, 4:19 pm
London, Feb 25 (ANI): A group of MI5 agents, dressed in disguise, testified against Pakistani al-Qaeda suspect Abid Naseer on trial in New York, revealing how they had conducted surveillance of suspected terrorists during Operation Pathway.
Kris Jenner's nude home video hacked from iCloud  Feb 22, 1:18 pm
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): Kris Jenner has claimed that someone has hacked her nude surveillance video that was shot in her house.
Soon, autonomous helicopter drone for Martian exploration  Jan 24, 12:37 pm
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): NASA has revealed that it is working on a small helicopter that could fly ahead of future Mars rovers to improve surveillance and navigation abilities on the alien planet.
Kanpur professionals design unmanned aerial vehicle to aid in surveillance  Jan 22, 4:44 pm
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Jan. 22 (ANI): Professors of a prestigious technology institute in Kanpur on Thursday claimed to have developed a portable unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to help the security forces patrol border areas better.
FBI overseeing NSA's email surveillance program since 2008  Jan 13, 2:16 pm
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): According to a declassified Justice Department report, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has been keeping the NSA's email surveillance program under close scrutiny but the details about how the bureau administered remains unclear.
Coast Guard puts entire Gujarat coast on surveillance after terror boat interception  Jan 3, 1:42 pm
Gandhinagar, Jan. 3 (ANI): The entire Gujarat coast has been put on surveillance with at least six aircrafts continuously monitoring it, after a Pakistani boat carrying explosives was intercepted in Indian waters.
Use of surveillance software by abusive spouses reaches 'epidemic proportions'  Dec 27, 1:35 pm
London, Dec. 27 (ANI): Abusers using spyware apps to monitor the phones and computers of their partners secretly have reached "epidemic proportions," it has been revealed.
World Wide Web Foundation says web becoming less free, more unequal  Dec 12, 5:40 pm
London, Dec 12 (ANI): A new report has said that the web is increasingly becoming less free and more unequal.
Taliban may be deploying 'bird drones' wearing bomb vests for suicide attacks  Dec 2, 12:41 pm
New York, Dec 02 (ANI): The Afghan police has said that they have spotted a bird with a bomb vest, surveillance camera and a GPS tracker on a highway and believe that the Taliban is behind the suicide mission, a report said.
American, Israeli companies selling high-tech surveillance devices to most repressive govts  Nov 22, 2:50 pm
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): A British watchdog group has said that American and Israeli companies are selling top surveillance technology and devices to some of the world's most repressive governments.
U.S. bill aimed at curbing NSA's surveillance programs blocked from proceeding in Senate  Nov 19, 12:35 pm
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): The USA Freedom Act, aimed at curbing the National Security Agency's bulk collection of data about Americans' communications has been blocked as it did not receive the necessary votes to proceed in the Senate.
Apple, Google, Facebook flock together to curb NSA surveillance powers  Nov 18, 11:59 am
London, Nov 18 (ANI): A report has said that tech giants and internet companies are lobbying to curb United States National Security Agency surveillance powers and to demand greater transparency on government data requests.
Jihadists travelling on cruise ships to Middle East to avoid airport surveillance   Nov 7, 1:34 pm
London, Nov 07 (ANI): People trying to join militant groups in Iraq and Syria have been travelling on cruise ships in order to avoid airport surveillance to reach the conflicted areas in the Middle East including Turkey, said the international police body Interpol.
India must acquire surveillance capacity to monitor both sides of the border: Security expert  Nov 3, 1:11 pm
New Delhi, Nov.3 (ANI): Defence analyst Commodore (retired) C Uday Bhaskar on Monday said that the bomb blast which took place near the Wagah border in Pakistan poses a very serious internal security challenge for Pakistan, adding that India would have to acquire the capacity for surveillance on both sides of the border.
No room for complacency in tackling Ebola, says Harsh Vardhan  Oct 21, 9:24 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 21 (ANI): Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said that there is no room for complacency in tackling the deadly Ebola virus, adding that India has put in place the same surveillance-tracking systems for checking the dreaded disease which has succeeded in Nigeria, leading to the African nation being declared "Ebola-Free" by World Health Organisation (WHO).
Twitter sues US govt over surveillance laws violating freedom of speech  Oct 8, 1:02 pm
London, Oct 8 (ANI): Social networking site Twitter has sued the US government over surveillance laws which, according to the company, violates the right to free speech.
NSA whistleblower Snowden honoured with Sweden's 'alternative Nobel prize'  Sep 25, 10:56 am
Washington, Sep 25 (ANI): Former US spy agency contractor, Edward Snowden, has been declared one of the winners of a Swedish human rights award-also known as the "alternative Nobel"- for exposing top secret state surveillance programs.
MHA has given clear directions over cross-border firing: Rajnath  Sep 12, 3:43 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 12 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that his ministry has given clear directions to the Border Security Force (BSF) to deal with ceasefire violations and is working on enhancing border policing and surveillance.
Yahoo was threatened with $250,000 daily fine for not complying with NSA dictat  Sep 12, 10:36 am
Washington, Sep 12 (ANI): A report said that Yahoo has decided to release new documents detailing its legal fight with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC).
Over 800 passengers being tracked for Ebola  Aug 30, 5:38 pm
New Delhi, Aug 30 (ANI): A total of 887 passengers, most of them from Maharashtra, Kerala and Tamil Nadu are being tracked by the Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme for suspected cases of Ebola.
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