The international betting racket on the ongoing cricket world cup, busted yesterday, could have involved transactions worth over Rs 4,000 crore a year, an official of the Enforcement Directorate said here on Friday.
Three days after she was stopped from boarding a flight to London by immigration officials, Greenpeace India activist Priya Pillai on Wednesday addressed British MPs through video conferencing and talked about the "struggle" of people of Mahan area in Madhya Pradesh.
Filmmaker Karan Johar, who has helmed some of Bollywood's most romantic films since making his directorial debut with "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai" in 1998, says that the increased use of technology in daily lives is taking romance away from people.
As the countdown begins for the April 10 Lok Sabha polls, candidates on the campaign trail in Kerala have also turned to advanced chat options like `Whatsapp` and `Skype` to get connected with their voters.
Italian police in Genoa are reportedly investigating into complaints by victims of blackmail who have alleged that perpetrators were using Skype to trap people into online sexual indiscretions and extort money from them.
The Syrian Electronic Army, an amorphous hacker collective that supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, claimed credit on Wednesday for hacking into the social media accounts of Internet calling service Skype.