New Delhi, Sep 29: In an important move, the Ministry of Home Affairs sanctioned three additional branches of the National Investigation Agency. The branches were sanctioned at Chennai, Imphal and Ranchi.
The NIA has its branches also at Guwahati, Mumbai, Jammu, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Kochi, Lucknow, Raipur and Chandigarh. This decision of GoI will help in ensuring quick response to any emergent situation in the concerned States by the premier anti-terror investigation agency of the country. It will strengthen NIA’s capability in investigation of terrorism-related cases and other national security related matters. It will also facilitate timely collection of crucial information and evidence related to such offences, the NIA said in a note.
New Delhi, Apr 24: The Ministry of Home Affairs said that the Ministry of Home Affairs has constituted an additional four Inter-Ministerial Central Teams to assess the situation in states fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chennai’s City Union Bank has been hit by fraud and the method used was similar to the one at PNB. The Rs 11,400 crore scam one of the biggest in Indian history was reported at the Punjab National Bank. The CUB said it suffered three fraudulent remittances of nearly US 2 million or Rs 12.8 crore.
A Republic Day protocol was triggered off at three major airports following a hijack threat on Sunday. However investigations that have been conducted suggest that the hijack call was a hoax. Security had been stepped up at the Chennai, Hyderabad and Mumbai airports following the email.
BOSS or Bharat Operating System Solutions will now guard the Indian Army’s communication and information networks. The new software was developed after Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushed for enhancing cyber security.
The Indian Army is currently testing the software which will guard against espionage. Currently the Northern Command has been evaluating BOSS at its headquarters. This would replace the foreign solutions and provide more security.
The software has been developed by the CDAC Chennai and the new software is extremely crucial for the Indian Army.