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Data of millions of Indians, collected through the Aarogya Setu app, could be vulnerable to threats from adversarial state and non-state actors and pose a national security challenge, according to cybersecurity experts and former intelligence officials.(AP fie photo)

Protection or threat? Experts say Aarogya Setu poses national security risk

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Binayak Dasgupta
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2020 12:35 AM IST
Indian government officials reject these concerns, saying their encryption standards have adequate protection against data or network breaches.
Donald Trump opened a new front in his battle against immigration on Thursday, barring the issuing of visas to pregnant women seeking to enter the United States. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Donald Trump opened a new front in his battle against immigration on Thursday, barring the issuing of visas to pregnant women seeking to enter the United States. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

US to limit visas for pregnant women to curb ‘birth tourism’

Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2020 05:56 PM IST
Temporary B-1 and B-2 visitor visas would no longer be issued to “aliens seeking to enter the United States for ‘birth tourism,’“ the White House said.
A view of logo of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)(Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
A view of logo of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)(Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

‘He is not even eligible to comment’: BCCI slams PCB chairman over security comments in India

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2019 09:28 AM IST
The Indian cricket board (BCCI) criticised Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ehsan Mani after he took a dig at the security situation in India, calling it “a greater security risk than Pakistan”.
For decades, Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei stayed out of sight as his company grew to become the biggest maker of network gear for phone carriers and surpassed Apple as the No. 2 smartphone brand(REUTERS)
For decades, Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei stayed out of sight as his company grew to become the biggest maker of network gear for phone carriers and surpassed Apple as the No. 2 smartphone brand(REUTERS)

Huawei founder says US sanctions not his toughest crisis

Shenzhen | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 10:54 AM IST
Now, Ren is shedding that anonymity as Huawei Technologies Ltd. mobilizes against the latest threat to its success: U.S. sanctions and warnings that it is a security risk.
Misbah-ul-Haq, head coach and chief selector of Pakistan Cricket, gestures during a press conference.(AP)
Misbah-ul-Haq, head coach and chief selector of Pakistan Cricket, gestures during a press conference.(AP)

Pakistan not to play home matches in UAE anymore: PCB CEO

Karachi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2019 11:41 PM IST
The UAE has remained Pakistan’s home venue for a long time with no Test nation visiting the country since the 2009 terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan team bus.
Trials at Kempegoda International Airport commenced on July 1 and will continue over the next three to four weeks, a spokesperson for Bengaluru International Airport Limited (BIAL) said.(HT Photo)
Trials at Kempegoda International Airport commenced on July 1 and will continue over the next three to four weeks, a spokesperson for Bengaluru International Airport Limited (BIAL) said.(HT Photo)

Bengaluru may be India’s first to use body scanners

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Faizan Haidar
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2019 08:08 AM IST
The Bureau for Civil Aviation Secretary (BCAS) has made it mandatory for so-called hypersensitive airports, or facilities thought to be vulnerable to security risks, to deploy body scanners by April 2020.
Huawei also is charged with using a Hong Kong front company, Skycom, to trade with Iran in violation of US controls.(Reuters file photo)
Huawei also is charged with using a Hong Kong front company, Skycom, to trade with Iran in violation of US controls.(Reuters file photo)

China tells US to stop ‘unreasonable crackdown’ on Huawei

Beijing | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2019 03:27 PM IST
Beijing will “firmly defend” its companies, a foreign ministry statement said. It gave no indication whether Beijing might retaliate for the charges against Huawei Technologies Ltd.
The Civil Hospital at Sector 10 in Gurugram.(HT Photo)
The Civil Hospital at Sector 10 in Gurugram.(HT Photo)

Risk factor: Civil Hospital in Gurugram functioning without security guard for over a month

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Sonali Verma
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2018 05:44 AM IST
Hospital authorities say all the eight sanctioned posts for security personnel have been lying vacant since June 30, the day the contract with a private security firm expired.
The auction will be held in the last week of April, said officials.(HT File Photo)
The auction will be held in the last week of April, said officials.(HT File Photo)

PMC to auction abandoned vehicles

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2018 02:49 PM IST
As part of its drive to clear public spaces of abandoned vehicles and prevent security risks, the PMC moved 691 abandoned vehicles, which included cars, bikes and auto rickshaws, to decongest roads and make traffic smooth. 
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