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RC Tayal appointed as new DG of National Security Guard

Union Home Ministry has appointed Senior IPS Officer RC Tayal as the new Director General (DG) of India’s elite counter-terror force National Security Guard (NSG). He succeeds JN Choudhury who had retired on 31 May 2015. He will have tenure till August 2016. Mr. Tayal is a 1980-batch Assam-Meghalaya cadre IPS officer. Presently, he is ..

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Union government cancels licences of 9,000 NGOs

The Union government has cancelled licences of nearly 9,000 Non-Governmental Organisations for violation of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA). In this regards, Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) had issued an order. The order has mentioned that notices were issued to 10,343 NGOs for not filing annual returns for the three years i.e. for 2009-10, ..

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Union Government suspends Greenpeace India's registration for 6 months

Union government has suspended the registration of Greenpeace India, a non-profit environmental organization for six months with immediate effect. Decision in this regard was taken by Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) after Greenpeace India had prejudicially acted against the public interests and economic interests of the country. As per MHA, Greenpeace India has used ..

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Union Government issues revised norms for disaster relief

Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has issued orders on revision norms with respect of the Centrally notified disasters. These disasters include tsunami, earthquake, floods, cyclones, drought, hailstorm, etc. Facts about revised norms Norms related to various aspects of response and preparedness like ex-gratia to the kin’s in case of loss of lives, disability and ..

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LC Goyal takes charge as the Union Home Secretary

LC Goyal has taken charge as the Union Home Secretary. He replaced Anil Goswami who had resigned following a controversy over the arrest of former Union Minister Matang Sinh in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam. Goyal was appointed by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for ..

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CISF launches Operation Kali in Delhi Metro for better protection of women commuters

The paramilitary CISF which has the responsibility of securing the Delhi Metro Network has launched ‘Operation Kali’ to better protect women using the metro especially in the ladies compartments. CISF has deployed 5,000 men and women personnel for securing the Delhi Metro Network. Operation Kali Under this Operation, CISF will deploy a special squad of ..

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