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May 302017
This year, monsoon has arrived two days before its scheduled date.
In a mutual unerstanding, India thanked Pakistan's diplomats and judiciary after an Indian national returned to home. The family of an Indian woman who claimed she was forced by a Pakistani man to marry him at gunpoint today said it never thought she would be back home.
Ransomware is a type of malicious software that carries out the cryptoviral extortion attack from cryptovirology that blocks access to data until a ransom is paid and displays a message requesting payment to unlock it. Simple ransomware may lock the system in a way which is not difficult for a knowledgeable person to reverse. More advanced malware encrypts the victim's files, making them inaccessible, and demands a ransom payment to decrypt them. The ransomware may also encrypt the computer's Master File Table (MFT) or the entire hard drive.
Google Maps users will soon be able to broadcast their movements to friends and family -- the latest test of how much privacy people are willing to sacrifice in an era of rampant sharing. The location-monitoring feature will begin rolling out Wednesday in an update to the Google Maps mobile app, which is already installed on most of the world's smartphones. It will also be available on personal computers.
Western Ghats restive again?
The High Range of Kerala is becoming restive once again over the classification of the Western Ghats as ecologically sensitive area. Kerala has written to the Central Government urging it to exclude 886.7 sq km "non-forest land" from the area demarcated as Ecologically Sensitive Area (ESA) for preservation of the Western Ghats, one of the eight biodiversity hot-spots in the world.
Home town grieves Kansas Killing
Hundreds of grieving family and friends tearfully mourned a 32-year-old engineer in his southern Indian hometown Tuesday after he was killed in an apparently racially motivated shooting in a crowded Kansas bar. Tears rolled down the cheeks of Srinivas Kuchibhotla's parents, Madhusudhan Rao and Parvatha Vardhini, as his body was cremated in Hyderabad, the capital of Telangana state.
Former State Police Chief T P Senkumar
Former Director General of Police T P Senkumar, who was shifted as State Police Chief as soon as the Left Democratic Front Government, led by Pinarayi Vijayan assumed office, has decided to continue his legal battle for justice in the Supreme Court. Senkumar moved the apex court the other day against the verdict of the Kerala High Court, which had dismissed the petition against his summary removal before he completed his two-year term in office. Senkumar had been appointed as State Police Chief by the previous Oommen Chandy Government.
The Aluva Second Class Judicial Magistrate on Friday remanded to a 14-day judicial custody ‘Pulsar’ Suni and Vijesh, the two accused in the case related to the abduction and molestation of a Malayalam heroine. The two were produced before the magistrate at his residence since it was a holiday for the courts. The police sought custody of the accused for carrying out further investigations. The court will consider the police department’s plea on Saturday. Three other accused who had been arrested earlier are currently in Aluva Subjail.
Karnataka Government on Friday beefed up security for Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, who is scheduled to participate in a Communal Harmony program being organized in Mangaluru (Mangalore) by his party, Communist Party of India (Marxist). The security has been beefed up in view of the threats by Viswa Hindu Parishad, an outfit of the Rashrtiya Swayamsevak Sangh to block him during his visit to the place when the organisation had called for a trade strike in the southern most district of Karnataka that borders Kerala’s Kasargod district.
Pulsar suni
The Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate’s Court Ernakulam, witnessed dramatic scenes when police arrested  ‘Pulsar’ Suni, the main accused in the abduction of a Malayalam film star, minutes before he was to surrender at the Magistrate’s chamber, on Thursday. Pulsar Suni made his appearance in the court during its lunch recess by  jumping over a wall through a secret passageway covering his head with a helmet to dodge the police. He was accompanied by other accused Vijeesh who was also in hiding. They reportedly came in a motor bike hoodwinking the police personnel.
A view of Technopark
Governor P Sathasivam has said that the Government will implement the Right to Internet to ensure that everyone has a certain amount of bandwidth to utilise online services through a single delivery gateway linking up databases of various departments. 

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May 282017
Sachin A Billion Dreams box office collection day 1: Sachin Tendulkar saw 40% occupancy on Friday and is likely to go from strength to strength during the weekend.