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Union Home Ministry forms three-member SIT to probe 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases

Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has constituted a three-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) for re-investigation of the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases mainly in Delhi and other States. Members: Three-member SIT will be headed by Pramod Asthana, an IPS officer of 1986 batch. It will have retired district and sessions judge Rakesh Kapoor and Additional Deputy Commissioner of ..

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Government reconstitutes NDMA by nominating new three new members

Government has reconstituted the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) by nominating three new members. 3 new nominated members are: Dr D N Sharma- Director, Health Safety and Environment Group, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre. Kamal Kishore- Programme Advisor, UNDP, New York. Lt. Gen. N.C. Marwah. National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) It is a statutory body under ..

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Prakash Mishra appointed as new Director General of CRPF

Senior IPS officer Prakash Mishra is appointed as new Director General (DG) of Central Reserve Police Force(CRFP). His name was approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. His appointmnet comes after the post was lying vacant since then DG Dilip Trivedi had retired on 30th November 2014. Mr ..

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Centre announces Rs. 286 Crore for flood hit Assam

After an aerial survey of flood hit areas in the NER (North Eastern Region), the Home Minister Rajnath Singh announced additional central assistance for Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh. Memorandum on Flood Damages The Home Minister asked the Government of Assam and Meghalaya to submit a memorandum on flood damages  for the assessment of an ..

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Government to restructure and revamp NDMA

The NDMA (National Disaster Management Authority) observed its 10th Foundation day on 29 September 2014. On this occasion , the central government has announced that it will take steps to restructure and revamp NDMA Why restructure? The management of disasters in the past year especially the J&K floods has highlighted the inefficiency of the NDMA. Lack ..

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