Google discusses data privacy before Senate hearing

Washington, Sep 26 : As US lawmakers geared up to grill tech giants again on data privacy, Google said the organisations must operate with respect for individuals’ interests when they process personal information. In a three-page framework, Google said companies must be transparent about the types of personal information they collect, why they collect it, […]

Bengal Bandh: BJP called shutdown hits normal life

Kolkata, Sep 26 : Rail-blockades in many stations and sporadic incidents across West Bengal districts partially hit normal life in a 12-hour called shutdown by the BJP on Wednesday. Vehicular traffic though remained near normal. Following the killing of two youths during a clash between agitating students and the police last week over the recruitment […]

Multilateralism is under fire when world needs it most: Guterres

[United Nations : British Prime Minister Theresa May shakes hands with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the United Nations headquarters, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018 during the United Nations General Assembly. /PTI] United Nations, Sep 26 : UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Tuesday that multilateralism is under fire at a time when the world […]

Abe open to meet with Kim Jong-un

[U.N. headquarters : Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, at the United Nations headquarters. /PTI] United Nations, Sep 26 : Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has expressed his desire to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to start over afresh with […]

Macron defends multilateralism, Paris Agreement

[U.N. headquarters : French President Emmanuel Macron addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018 at U.N. headquarters. /PTI] United Nations, Sep 26 : French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday, as much anticipated, strongly defended multilateralism and the Paris Agreement on climate change at the ongoing General Debate of […]

I was raped at 16, kept silent: TV host Padma Lakshmi

New York, Sep 26 : US television host Padma Lakshmi has said she was raped at the age of 16, but kept silent as she feared fingers would point at her for bringing it upon herself. The 48-year-old Top Chef host, wrote a piece for the New York Times published on Tuesday, where she made […]