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More than $9 billion was lost from phone scams in 2017

More than $9 billion was lost from phone scams in 2017

  • 4 weeks ago

More than $9 billion was lost from phone scams in 2017, up from $7.4 billion in 2015, according to a company that tries to combat such issues, Truecaller.  "Phone scams are one of the big problems right now," said Adam Doupe, associate director of the Center for Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics at Arizona State University. "They're much more effective than email scams." The growth of the phone scam is, in part, thanks to a new tactic these criminals a [...]
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2020 Diversity Visa Program (DV-2020) is now open - Ending soon

2020 Diversity Visa Program (DV-2020) is now open - Ending soon

  • 1 month ago

Our State Department Web site for the 2020 Diversity Visa Program (DV-2020) is now open. The entry submission period for DV-2020 is from 12:00PM EDT (GMT -4) on October 3, 2018 to 12:00PM EST (GMT -5) on November 6, 2018. The entry form will only be available for submission during this period and this period only. Entries will NOT be accepted through the U.S. Postal Service. Image and content source:  https://www.dvlottery.state.gov/(S(ds1lxruqj4z5dtdv4lnpmdv3))/default.aspx  
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राहदानी नवीकरणमा दुःख पाइरहेका छन् अमेरिकाका नेपालीले

राहदानी नवीकरणमा दुःख पाइरहेका छन् अमेरिकाका नेपालीले

  • 1 month ago

संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिकामा सन् २०१७ को डिसेम्बर १८ देखि नेपाली पासपोर्ट नवीकरण गर्नपर्ने नेपालीहरुले वासिंङटन डीसीस्थित नेपाली राजदूताबासबाट दुःख पाइरहेका छन् । क्यानाडादेखि धेरै देशहरुमा परराष्ट्र मन्त्रालयले जारी गरेको फारममा आफ्नो सम्पूर्ण विवरण र कागजात सम्बन्धित देशमा रहेको राजदूताबासमा पठाउँदा राजदूताबासले नेपाल पठाएर सम्बन्धित व्यक्तिको राहदानी फिर्ताका लागि सम्बन्धित व्यक्तिले हुलाकको पहिले नै दस्तुर बुझाएपछि दूताबासले घरघरमा राहदानी पठाउने व्यवस्था छ । गत वर्षको डिसेम्बरदेखि वासिंङन डी [...]
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हाम्रा छोरा-छोरी आफ्नै घर परिवारमा परायजस्ता नबनुन् भनेर नेपाली पढाइरहेछु – सुजाता ढुङ्गेल

हाम्रा छोरा-छोरी आफ्नै घर परिवारमा परायजस्ता नबनुन् भनेर नेपाली पढाइरहेछु – सुजाता ढुङ्गेल

  • 2 months ago

अमेरिकाको नर्थ क्यारोलाइना राज्यमा बिगत १२ बर्षदेखि नेपाली मूलका बालबालिकाहरूका लागि सञ्चालित नेपाली भाषा पाठशालाको स्वयम्सेवी शिक्षक नम्रता गुरागाईंले सोही पाठशालामा स्वयम्सेवी शिक्षककारुपमा नेपाली भाषा र संस्कृति सिकाइरहनु भएकी शिक्षिका सुजाता ढुङ्गेलसङ्ग गर्नु भएको कुराकानीको सम्पादीत अंश यहाँ प्रस्तुत छ – १. मातृभाषा भनेको के हो ? यसको महत्व के छ ? एउटा शिशु यो धर्तीमा जन्मने बित्तिकै उसकी आमाले उसँग आत्मिय भाव मिसाउँदै बातचित गर्न थाल्छन् चाहे त्यो बालकले आमाका कुरा बुझो [...]
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निर्मला बलात्कार तथा हत्या प्रकरणः सिआईबीका अनुसन्धान अधिकृतमाथिनै छानविन शुरु

निर्मला बलात्कार तथा हत्या प्रकरणः सिआईबीका अनुसन्धान अधिकृतमाथिनै छानविन शुरु

  • 2 months ago

काठमाडौं– कञ्चनपुरकी १३ बर्षीया बालिका निर्मला पन्त बलात्कार तथा हत्या प्रकरणमा एकपछि अर्को ट्वीस्ट हुँदै गएको छ । घट्नास्थलमा प्रहरी बरिष्ठ उपरिक्षक ठाकुर ज्ञवालीको नेतृत्वको अनुसन्धान टोली पठाएर नयाँ शिराबाट अनुसन्धान शुरु गरेको प्रहरी प्रधान कार्यालयले अर्को पनि अनुसन्धान टोली गठन गरेको छ । प्रहरी बरिष्ठ उपरिक्षक ९एसएसपी० उत्तम सुवेदीको कमाण्डमा गठन भएको अनुसन्धान टोलीले केन्द्रीय अनुसन्धान ब्यूरोबाट त्यतिबेला अनुसन्धानका लागि कञ्चनपुर गएको डिएसपी अंगुर जिसी, तत्कालीन कञ्चनपुर प्रहरी [...]
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Shooting at Alabama McDonald’s

Shooting at Alabama McDonald’s

  • 3 months ago

A man was killed and four others were wounded early Sunday during a shooting at a McDonald’s near Auburn University that doesn't appear to be random, police said. Officers responded to the shooting on West Magnolia Ave. just before 2:30 a.m. and found a 20-year-old man dead from gunshot wounds, Auburn Police wrote in a news release. Four other people, including a 21-year-old Auburn University student, were also injured from the gunfire. A 16-year-old was transported with ser [...]
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Johnny Bobbitt Jr. will get all $400,000 in donations, GoFundMe says

Johnny Bobbitt Jr. will get all $400,000 in donations, GoFundMe says

  • 3 months ago

GoFundMe has promised homeless veteran Johnny Bobbitt Jr. that he will receive the rest of the $400,000 in donations owed to him after the couple who raised the money allegedly spent the cash on luxury goods and holidays. Bobbitt become a nationwide story after he gave his last $20 to Katelyn McClure, a woman who had run out of gas on the freeway ramp outside Philadelphia. Read more...>>
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The 17 biggest data breaches of the 21st century

The 17 biggest data breaches of the 21st century

  • 3 months ago

Data breaches happen daily, in too many places at once to keep count. But what constitutes a huge breach versus a small one? CSO compiled a list of 17 of the biggest or most significant breaches of the 21st century. This list is based not necessarily on the number of records compromised, but on how much risk or damage the breach caused for companies, insurers and users or account holders. In some cases, passwords and other information were well protected by encryption, so a password rese [...]
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35 बर्षे नेपाली प्रकास पौडेल ले केयरगिभर मा भयका 82 बर्षका अस्ट्रेलियन नागरिकलाई कुटपिट

35 बर्षे नेपाली प्रकास पौडेल ले केयरगिभर मा भयका 82 बर्षका अस्ट्रेलियन नागरिकलाई कुटपिट

  • 3 months ago

अस्ट्रेलियामा काम गर्ने 35 बर्षे नेपाली प्रकास पौडेल ले केयरगिभर मा भयका 82 बर्षका अस्ट्रेलियन नागरिकलाई कुटपिट गरेपछि उनलाई पुलिसले पक्राउ गरेको छ । An aged care worker has been charged after allegedly assaulting an elderly man at a facility on Sydney's northern beaches. It is alleged Hornsby man Prakash Paudyal pulled at the 82-year-old man's shirt, and used a shoe to hit him repeatedly at Bupa Aged Care Seaforth. Police have released footage of the alleged incident. It is [...]
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Dahal hints at Cabinet reshuffle

Dahal hints at Cabinet reshuffle

  • 3 months ago

Co-chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday said the party could reshuffle the Cabinet. His hint comes amid increasing frustrations of citizens over the poor performance of the KP Oli-led government. Talking to journalists at his residence on Tuesday, Dahal said the top two NCP leaders are assessing the government’s performance and agreed to take strong measures to ensure the Cabinet delivers the promises the party made to the public... Read [...]
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Three suspects held for rape of teenage girl

Three suspects held for rape of teenage girl

  • 3 months ago

Police have arrested three suspects in connection to the rape of a 14-year-old girl at a guest house in Damak, Jhapa, on August 14. Deputy Superintendent of Police Shyamal Kumar Subba of the Area Police Office, Damak, told the Post on Monday that  Suman Rai, Samir Shrestha and Kiran Shrestha were arrested on August 20, as per the complaint registered by the girl.   Read more...>>
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