Interpol Current Affairs, GK & News

What is Interpol Metaverse?

The Interpol Metaverse was launched at the 90th General Assembly held in New Delhi. Key facts The world’s first metaverse specifically designed for law enforcement was launched recently. It enables the registered users to take virtual tour of Interpol’s general secretariat headquarters in Lyon, France to interact with other officers through their avatars. It also ..

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90th General Assembly of Interpol

India is set to host the 90th General Assembly of the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) from October 18 to 21 this year in New Delhi. Key facts The General Assembly is Interpol’s apex governing body having representatives from all 195 member countries. Interpol meets once a year to promote the collaboration between all police ..

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Operation Megh Chakra

The CBI launched the Operation Megh Chakra to combat the spread of Child Sexual Abuse Materials online. Key facts The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) launched Operation Megh Chakra on September 24, 2022 to conduct searches at 56 locations across India as part of a nationwide drive against the circulation and sharing of child sexual ..

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Maharashtra Police: Operation Blackface, TRACE and Crawler

Context in Current Affairs: The cyber wing of Maharashtra police has recently acquired a software called the “Crawler” from the INTERPOL that will help to track down child pornography. A core unit of 12 officers has been formed to implement a mission involving the software. These twelve officers went for training to the South Asian ..

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Operation Thunder: INTERPOL, WCO and India Customs intercept 18 tonnes of Red Sandalwood

The INTERPOL and the World Customs Organization conducted Operation Thunder, 2020 in 103 countries. The operation was conducted against environmental crimes. About Operation Thunder The Operation Thunder was held between September 14, 2020 and October 11, 2020. It resulted in large seizures of protected forestry and wildlife specimen. This triggered arrests and investigations world-wide including ..

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Iran requests INTERPOL to issue “Red Notice” to President Trump

Iran had recently issued an arrest warrant for US President Donald Trump. Also, Iran has requested INTERPOL to issue a “Red Notice” and detain him from power. Iran believes that the drone strike that killed Irani General Qassem Soleimani was carried out under President Trump. INTERPOL INTERPOL is International Police Organization. It is not a ..

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