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WiFi in planes: Security agencies give go-ahead

web-post June 15, 2017

Flyers in India may soon be able to access their emails and data in the aircraft, with the security agencies having signalled their nod for in-flight WiFI services but with safeguards to prevent its misuse. The proposal to allow WiFi services on aircraft in Indian airspace has been pending for some time due to security… Continue Reading »

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90% pickpockets at Delhi Metro are women. Be careful at these 8 stations: CISF

web-post June 14, 2017

The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), which is responsible for the security at Delhi Metro stations, says that such women gangs are responsible for over 90% of the incidents of pickpocketing in the Delhi metro. In 2017 so far, the CISF has caught 373 pickpockets of which 329 were women. The CISF has also identified… Continue Reading »

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AIIMS fire extinguishers past their expiry date

web-post June 14, 2017

Thousands of patients visiting the emergency department of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) will be sitting ducks in case of a fire as the fire extinguishers installed there are way past their expiry dates. On a recent visit to the country’s premier medical institute, it was discovered that all the fire extinguishers on… Continue Reading »

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CRPF exploring tech to track looted weapons

web-post June 14, 2017

In what could be a game-changer for the security forces, CRPF – the country’s largest paramilitary force – is exploring technology that could track and disable weapons looted by Maoists in Left-wing extremism-affected districts and terrorists in Jammu & Kashmir. Automatic and semi-automatic rifles/guns like AK rifles, SLRs, INSAS rifles and revolvers used by the… Continue Reading »

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AIIMS to start biometric attendance system for security guards

web-post June 9, 2017

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has decided to implement mandatory biometric system to register the attendance of private security guards at the premier hospital, said an official.  The decision was taken following the absence of several security guards from duty and many found in inebriated condition on several occasions while on duty…. Continue Reading »

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Home Minister warns BSF on using social media

web-post June 9, 2017

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has directed officers and jawans of central paramilitary forces not to share videos on social media. Speaking at a Border Security Force (BSF) investiture ceremony, Rajnath Singh asked security personnel to be aware of attempts by the “enemy” to spread false information on social networking applications like WhatsApp and Facebook…. Continue Reading »

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Day-care centres to be under CCTV surveillance in Kerala

web-post June 8, 2017

Seeking to ensure safety of children in daycare centres, Kerala police has made CCTV cameras mandatory in such institutions in three districts. Thiruvananthapuram Range IG, Manoj Abraham has directed all police stations under his range to ensure that CCTV cameras are installed in all day-care centres. With this order, the cameras would be installed in… Continue Reading »

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India leads globally in adoption of biometric tech

web-post June 8, 2017

With advancements in the field of biometric technology, India has topped globally in adoption of biometrics techniques, says a report. “On an average, people in India (9 per cent) are three times more likely than any other country (3 per cent) surveyed to have used ‘iris recognition’ to identify themselves,” said the HSBC’s recent ‘Trust… Continue Reading »

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More security aids for safer Delhi Metro Heritage Line

web-post June 7, 2017

Several security features have been added at the stations on Delhi Metro’s Heritage Line. A six-foot glass wall has been installed at each station demarcating the checked and unchecked areas after studies showed several theft cases near security X-ray machines as well as people passing items through the security barriers. In addition, CCTV cameras have… Continue Reading »



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