Pegasus: The Political Disrupter

Just a few months back millions of people heard the name Pegasus and most of them were not even aware of what it is and what it can do and how?? Soon all were googling the word and it was a surprise for most of us that it’s a spyware developed by Israeli cyberarms firm NSO group which can sneak and steal information from any device running on iOS and Android. It cashes on the weakness in the system. Once it enters your device it can reach to your photo apps, clicking links, messages, emails, Facebook, whatsapp, Skype, call logs, browsing preferences and many other applications. In short it can take away any kind of information from your device without your knowledge. It can also self abolish itself on command or if it is unable to connect with its control server. It was discovered in Augu...

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The Journey Of Air India From Success To Failure… What’s Next?

There was a time when Air India, which was known as ‘The palace in the sky', was considered one of the best airlines in the world. It provided luxury travel for the passengers. Associated with hospitality, food, Indian culture, and art. Air India seemed to be a representation of India. But today the situation has become so worse that after a hundred million losses,  the government had to privatize it. Here we will be considering some important incidents which lead the government to take such an initiative. Air India 747 First class JRD Tata, who had a passion for flying planes was the first Indian to acquire a flying license. To bring civil aviation to India was his dream. But it wasn’t easy at that time because the British Raj who were ruling India during those times didn’t coopera...

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IRCTC Share Prices Recover After 30% Fall As Railway Ministry Withdraws Decision To Share ‘Convenience Fee’

Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) faced 30% fall in the share prices. After the reports stating that the company must share revenues earned from convenience fees with the Railway Ministry in 50:50 ratio, this fall in share prices sufficed. Railway Ministry withdraws decision to share convenience fee The company’s shares were down as much as 30% to an intraday low of Rs 639.45.  The loss was recovered after the Railway Ministry decided to withdraw its decision to share convenience fee charged by the company to passengers for ticket booking.  This resulted in recovery of the loss as IRCTC share prices were down 4.87% at Rs 867 apiece, afterwards. DIPAM Secretary also confirmed this in a tweet that reads as, "Ministry of Railways has decided to ...

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What Does ‘FabIndia Controversy’ Try To Unveil?

India, as a democratic and heterogeneous state, holds a lot to explore, perceive, and welcome. But people with small minds are unable to afford all these elements to satisfy their beliefs. Recently, a clothing brand, Fabindia has been receiving a lot of backlashes when it released an advertisement that includes a range  of fashion collections for Diwali captioned as Jashn-e-Riwaaz  which is known as ‘Celebration of traditions.’  This triggered a controversy with many as they comprehended it as “de Hinduising Deepawali”. Hereafter, social media was bombarded with tweets against Fabindia, and #boycottfabindia was trending. The Bharatiya Janata Party Yuva Morcha president Tejasvi Surya tweeted that, “Deepavali is not a Jashn-e-Riwaaz. This deliberate attempt of ab...

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Small Crash For Facebook: Big Fall For The World!

Hangover weekend and Monday blues, the evil twins, are made better by connecting with loved ones at the end of the day. If not that, then scrolling through social media provides a brief reprieve. However, this stress outlet was nowhere to be found on October 5, 2021. On Monday the world had to suffer through the temporary shutdown of the social media giant, Facebook, and its subsidiaries, WhatsApp, Messenger, Oculus, and Instagram. Unable to access the websites and apps, people first blamed their internet and WIFI connection. It was later realized that the applications mentioned were facing a global outage. It turned out that a configuration change in the routers caused the services to crash. Competitor’s Heyday Users worldwide and many Facebook employees were inconvenienced. But...

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