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SC notice on plea for exclusive hospitals for AIDS patients
New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the central government on a plea seeking establishment of the hospitals in every state and union territory for exclusive treatment and care of AIDS patients.
 
A bench of Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar and Justice C. Nagappan issued notice on a PIL by senior counsel Parmanand Katara who had also sought establishment of AIDS testing and treatment clinic in every district in the country.
 
The notice has also been issued to the World Health Organisation (WHO), which as the advocate said, could provide resources and expertise in setting up such hospitals.
 
Seeking setting up of at least one hospital in every state and union territory at par with the All India Institute of Medical Science for the exclusive treatment of HIV positive and AIDS patients, Katara has also sought establishment of AIDS testing and treatment clinics in every district level jail as well as central jails. 
 
Addressing the court on his PIL, he sought to justify his plea, telling the court that due to ignorance and stigma attached to them, AIDS patients suffer a lot of discrimination in their treatment and care. 
 
He told the court that even doctors treat them as untouchables and don't give them treatment.
 
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CEO's email account spoofed, not hacked: Flipkart
Bengaluru : Refuting media reports that Flipkart CEO Binny Bansal's email account has been hacked, the etailer on Friday said it was spoofed but not hacked.
 
"We would like to clarify it is not a case of hacking. Flipkart's corporate email system leverages the highest standards of security including but not limited to two factor authentication," it said in a statement.
 
A spoofed email does not originate from the real source but from a different source falsifying the name and address with an ulterior motive.
 
A leading newspaper on Friday reported that Bansal's email account was hacked and two emails were sent in his name to Flipkart's CFO Sanjay Baweja on March 1 at 11.33 a.m., directing him to transfer $80,000.
 
The company said it filed a police report complaining on email spoofing its CEO suffered.
 
"We have filed a case of email spoofing which involves use of a forged email header to make it look like a legitimate email. This case of email spoofing was immediately detected and a report was filed with police," the statement added.
 
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Bhupendra Singh Thakur

9 months ago

It is very easy to spoof anyone's email but such kind of email ends in Spam folder of your email provider. Because it is also very easy to detect if email came from genuine source or not. Why media makes everything so big?!!

False reports on dance bars: Fadnavis suspends four policemen
Mumbai : Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday ordered the suspension of four policemen for filing false reports on compliance of conditions by dance bars before they are allowed to reopen for business, officials said here.
 
The four policemen, including three inspectors and an assistant inspector, have been accused of dereliction of duty and false reporting on compliance of conditions set by the state government with Supreme Court approval to grant licences to the dance bars.
 
Fadnavis has also ordered a departmental enquiry against the four police personnel in this regard.
 
Following an apex court order, the Mumbai Police issued licences to four dance bars on Tuesday (March 15), after a gap of 11 years since they were shut down.
 
Besides, more dance bars applied for police permissions to reopen even as the Maharashtra government announced it would bring in new legislation to completely ban them.
 
"Mumbai Police Commissioner D.D. Padsalgikar had sought a report from these officers regarding compliance of conditions set out by the state government with the Supreme Court's approval for granting licenses to dance bars," said Fadnavis in a series of tweets.
 
The dance bars have been ordered to comply with a stringent set of conditions before they can be allowed to reopen and the four policemen suspended have been charged with misreporting on the compliance of the same, the officials said.
 
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