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News18 Afternoon Digest: Oppn Claims Their iPhone Hacked, Major Brawl Over Pet Dog in Lift and Other Top Stories – News18

Last Updated: October 31, 2023, 14:17 IST

As per sources, the same threat notifications was received by individuals using iPhones in around 150 countries (Representative Image: AP)

We are also covering: Afridi blasting Pakistan media for airing Babar’s leaked chats; and how to unlock your relative’s iPhone 13 if he/she passes away among other stories

In today’s digest, News18 brings you the latest on the Opposition’s iPhone hacking charge, and brawl on Noida over pet pet dog among other top stories.

‘…False Alarms’: Apple Issues Statement Amid Opposition’s Claim of Phone Hacking Attempt

Amid the Opposition’s claim of a “snooping attack” by the government, tech giant Apple on Tuesday issued a statement saying that “it is possible that threat notifications may be false alarms, or that some attacks are not detected.” This came as several Opposition MPs claimed to have received messages from Apple warning them of “state-sponsored attackers trying to remotely compromise” their iPhones. READ MORE

Noida: Retired IAS Officer Slaps Woman in Fight Over Carrying Pet Dog in Lift | On Cam

Another pet-related dispute was reported from a Noida high-rise wherein a heated altercation erupted between a retired IAS Officer, RP Gupta, and a woman at Sector 108’s Park Laureate Society when the latter refused to get off a lift with her pet dog. READ MORE

My Brother Just Passed Away… I Need To Unlock His iPhone 13- What To Do?

Toronto-based Rupnisha got an iPhone 13 for her younger brother last year while visiting her family in New Delhi. She was coming back home for a short visit after completing her course in Canada. Her young brother, pursuing his graduation in New Delhi, was thrilled to get an iPhone 13 while her parents were happy with chocolates and winter jackets from Canada. Barely a year after her visit, she gets a dreaded phone call from a close relative while leaving for work in Toronto– her brother passed away in a bike accident. READ MORE

Wooden Interiors, Modular Toilets: Ahmedabad Steam Heritage Special Train Flagged Off

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday flagged off the first heritage train in his home state Gujarat on the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The train will ply between Ekta Nagar railway station, which connects to the Statue of Unity in Kevadia, and Ahmedabad. The non-stop steam train will start operations from November 5, and ply every Sundays. READ MORE

‘Mulk Ko Khud Badnam Kar Rahe’: Afridi Blasts PAK Media for Airing Babar’s Leaked Chats

Pakistan captain Babar Azam’s leaked WhatsApp chats being shown on national news channels has left the country’s cricket fraternity disappointed. On Monday, a renowned Pakistani media channel – ARY News – aired the screenshot of Babar’s chat with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) COO Salman Naseer in which the latter questioned the national cricket team captain about calling the board chief getting a response. Babar replied that he never called Zaka Ashraf. READ MORE

Two Months to Live: Comedian’s Hilarious Breakdown of Narayana Murthy’s 70 Hours Philosophy

Just after Infosys founder and IT billionaire Narayana Murthy suggested that the youth should work 70 hours a week, his philosophy has ignited a wildfire of attention that refuses to be extinguished. This unconventional idea has become a viral meme, infiltrating conversations everywhere, all because of its seemingly unattainable nature and apparent lack of consideration. And in response to the roaring online debate, an Indian comedian has cleverly seized the moment to deconstruct the concept of a “70-hour work week” in the most entertaining way during his recent show. READ MORE

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