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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 ..

India’s first advanced DNA forensic laboratory to come up in Chandigarh

Maneka Gandhi, the Union Minister for Women and Child Development (WCD), has laid the foundation stone of India’s first advanced DNA forensic laboratory “Sakhi Suraksha” in the campus of Central Forensic Science Lab of Chandigarh as part efforts to reduce the backlog of cases needing advanced forensic analysis. It will be built at a cost ..

Dr. Lalji Singh

Widely regarded as the “Father of DNA fingerprinting in India”, Dr. Lalji Singh passed away in December, 2017. He died of a massive heart attack at the BHU Trauma Centre on 10th December. The 25th Vice Chancellor of the Banaras Hindu University, the fourth Director of the Hyderabad-based CSIR-Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (CSIR-CCMB), ..