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Centre approves renaming of village in Haryana

A village in Haryana called “Amin” is going to be renamed as “Abhimanyupur”. After the state government of Haryana requested to rename its village in Kurukshetra district, the centre has given approval for renaming. The decision has been taken by the Union Home Ministry after getting formal approval and a No objection certificate from a ..

Baseer Ahmed Khan appointed as fourth advisor to Lt Governor G C Murmu

The Divisional Commissioner of Kashmir, Baseer Ahmed Khan, a 2000-batch IAS officer, has been appointed as the fourth advisor to Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor G C Murmu. An order regarding the appointment was issued by Deputy Secretary, Union Ministry of Home Affairs. The other three advisors are former CRPF DG Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar, who ..

Agartala, Ghojadanga designated as authorised land immigration check posts

The capital of Tripura, Agartala and Ghojadanga of West Bengal, which are located along the Indo-Bangladesh border, have been recently designated by the government as authorised land immigration check posts to enter or exit India, with valid travel documents. As per the recent Home Ministry notification, Senior immigration officers have also been appointed for Agartala ..

Anti-Government Activities

In light of the ongoing protests about the Citizenship Amendment Act, the Ministry of Home Affairs have been serving ‘Leave India’ notices to foreigners who were involved in the protests. Visa Guidelines: The visa guidelines do not specify what activities are considered as anti-government. The visa guidelines were given by the Ministry of Home Affairs. ..

‘Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre’ inaugurated by Home Minister

The Union Home Minister of India, Amit Shah on Friday, 10th January 2020 inaugurated a state-of-the-art centre for the ‘Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre’ in New Delhi and also dedicated a citizen-centric ‘National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal’ (www.cybercrime.gov.in) to the nation. Built at an estimated cost of Rs 415.86 crore, the Indian Cyber Crime Coordination ..

World Hindi Day 2020

To promote the greatness of the Hindi language, the Ministry of External Affairs and the Department of Official Language under the Ministry of Home Affairs celebrate World Hindi Day annually on the 10th of January, first celebrated in 2006 the day 10th January was chosen to mark the anniversary of first World Hindi Conference organized ..

What is ‘StrandHogg’ vulnerability in android devices?

A firm specialized in App Protection named Promon AS located in the Scandinavian country Norway has discovered a dangerous vulnerability on Android devices. A research conducted by its team of three experts has disclosed that the vulnerability allows real-life malware or the virus to pose as a legitimate app or cloned app in the android ..

 Advanced Forensic DNA Analysis Lab in CFSL, Chandigarh

The Minister of State for Home Affairs, Nityanand Rai inaugurated the Advanced Forensic DNA Analysis Lab in the Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) of Chandigarh on Monday, 23 December 2019.  The new advanced lab is being set up at a cost of Rs 99.76 crores under the Nirbhaya Fund Scheme and will provide the state-of-art ..