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Chicago to host Indian cultural extravaganza ‘Kala Utsav’ this November

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By NewsGram Staff-Writer

Chicago: The Consulate General of India, Chicago is organizing a mega cultural event- ‘Kala Utsav’ on November 1st to celebrate the rich talent and diversity of Indian art and culture.

The event will feature dance performances by famous dance groups across Midwest area trained in various Indian dance forms including Bharatnatyam, Manipuri, Kathakali, and Kathak among others. Around 200 performers are expected to participate in the event.

This will be the second edition of the event. The first edition was hosted by honorable Consul General Dr. Ausaf Sayeed in August 2014.

The event will be held at Copernicus Center, 5216 Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL between 5 PM and 9 PM and free registration for the event can be done at their website.

kalautsav 2015(Photos are taken from http://www.kalautsav.org)

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Partial Government Shutdown Puts US at Significant Hacking Risk

Corporate data breaches impacted more than 1 billion Americans in 2018, said the report

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People rally to call for an end to the partial government shutdown in Detroit, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. VOA

The partial US government shutdown has put sensitive departments at a significant hacking risk, cyber security experts have warned.

Accroding to a report in Fortune late Wednesday, the federal freeze has put the US at a significant risk for both short and long-term cyberattacks.

“We have laid out the welcome mat to any and all nefarious actors,” Mike O’Malley, Vice President of strategy at cloud defence firm Radware, was quoted as saying on CBS News.

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According to the experts, hacking can have serious impact on the Department of Homeland Security, the State Department and other intelligence agences that hold sensitive information.

Corporate data breaches impacted more than 1 billion Americans in 2018, said the report. (IANS)