‘Cyber Swachhta Kendra’ launched

At a time when cyber attacks are increasing, the government through its Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-in) launched “Cyber Swachhta Kendra” — a new desktop and mobile security solution for a secure cyber space in the country.

India tops in defense importer

Global arms sales over the last five years reached their highest level since 1990, with India continuing to top the charts as the world’s largest defense importer, a report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute has found.

UN report on action for gender equality

Making a case for quota for women in elected bodies like Parliament, a UN report said that reservation in Panchayati Raj Institutions has helped reduce gender discrimination.

India, Rwanda sign 3 MoUs

India and Rwanda signed MoUs for promoting innovation, easing visa requirements and boosting air connectivity between the two countries. The countries will set up an entrepreneurship development centre in Kigali.

Fifth of world food lost to overeating, wastage

Almost 20% of the food made available to consumers worldwide is lost through over-eating or wastage, according to a new study. The world population consumes around 10% more food than it needs, while almost 9% is thrown away or left to spoil, researchers said.