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Delhi: First animal DNA lab set up in Rohini

Delhi’s first “Animal DNA Laboratory” was set up at Forensic Science Laboratory in Rohini. Wildlife forensics is a new field of criminal investigation. Highlights Earlier, animal samples used to be sent to other States with animal DNA testing facilities to test results. Sometimes, this process delayed investigations. The animal DNA lab also procured two machines ..




National Police University to be set up at Noida

The Ministry of Home Affairs has announced that a world-class National Police University (NPU) will be set-up in Greater Noida. The National Police University will provide for a dynamic, state-of-the-art learning and working environment for the advancement and dissemination of education and research in policing science and related areas. National Police University It will be a ..


Union Government decides to set-up state-of-the-art National Police University (NPU) at Greater Noida

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has decided to set-up  a world-class National Police University (NPU) in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. The proposed state-of-the-art university will offer to the students formal education programmes leading to the award of the bachelor’s, masters’ and doctoral degrees as well as PG Diploma in specialized niche areas in police ..


Drug – impaired drving law : Mounties seeing smaller blood samples

The new drug impaired law introduced 3 new drug related offences to drivers. All the 3 require a positive test from a suspect before a Crown attorney can make a conviction. Following this the National Forensic Labs are flodded with requests for blood tests. Around 800 blood samples requests have been received in the fiscal ..


The world’s first International Centre for Humanitarian Forensics launched in India

The world’s first International Centre for Humanitarian Forensics was launched at Gandhinagar in Gujarat on June 20, 2018. It is a joint venture of the Regional delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross in India, Bhutan, Nepal and the Maldives and also Gujarat Forensic Science University. This is a centre of excellence which ..