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In Malda Snake venom Smuggling a International racket Busted.

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Police got a tip-off that the duo was travelling to Malda to smuggle the venom and stopped the car midway and made the arrests, the officer said. Malda district on the India-Bangladesh border is notorious for smuggling.

An international racket dealing in snake venom was busted in West Bengal’s Malda district on Friday, and two persons were arrested in a major operation by the state CID and local police, officials said. The sleuths of the CID along with officers of Bamongola police station seized 600 grams of snake venom, estimated to be worth around Rs 1 crore, from a car in Pakuahat petrol pump area, they said.

Two kingpins of an international racket were arrested in the raid, police said. They have been identified as Alam Miyan (32) and Musfik Alam (29), both residents of the Gangarampur area in Dakshin Dinajpur district, a senior officer said.

The snake venom was kept in a French-made bullet-proof box, he added. Police got a tip-off that the duo was travelling to Malda to smuggle the venom and stopped the car midway and made the arrests, the officer said.

Malda district on the India-Bangladesh border is notorious for smuggling.

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After WhatsApp Groups, User Phone Numbers Found In Google Search Results.

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WhatsApp continues to be in the news for some wrong reasons. The messaging app has been attracting attention over the new privacy policy row. Now, phone numbers of WhatsApp web users have reportedly been found on Google Search. This comes a few days after it was reported that group chats have been exposed on Google Search. Users could simply search for the group on Google they want to join. The latest breach has leaked the phone number of WhatsApp’s web users, according to an report. Let’s take a look at the latest WhatsApp update issue to see if there are things you could do to avoid exposing your details online.

Details of WhatsApp’s Web users have leaked online. According to the a report, the messaging app has allegedly exposed the phone numbers of the web users on Google Search via indexing. This comes days after another report which stated that group chats have been exposed on Google Search.

Security researcher Rajshekhar Rajaria claims that the phone numbers of WhatsApp web users have appeared on Google Search. “If someone is using WhatsApp on a laptop or on an office PC, the mobile numbers are being indexed on Google Search. These are mobile numbers of individual users, not business numbers,” Rajaharia told IANS. The researcher also shared some screenshots with the publication.

WhatsApp, earlier today, announced that it is delaying its new policy by three months. The messaging app is doing so to help everyone understand its principles and the facts. “We’ve heard from so many people how much confusion there is around our recent update. There’s been a lot of misinformation causing concern and we want to help everyone understand our principles and the facts,” it said. The messaging app also announced that no one will have their account suspended or deleted on February 8. 

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