National Security Agency Current Affairs, GK & News
The United States of America recently issued an emergency directive on all federal civilian Agencies to power down their solarwinds Orion IT management tools. The direction was issued due to a security breach. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) of the United States recently issued an emergency directive in response to known compromise involving ..
Category: International / World Current Affairs
Ajit Doval, a 1968-batch IPS officer & a former Intelligence Bureau (IB) chief, has been reappointed as the National Security Adviser (NSA) for a five-year tenure. He has also been given a cabinet rank in recognition of his contribution in the national security domain. This is for the first time that an NSA has been ..
Topics: Ajit Doval • Balakot • Doklam • Doval • Government of India • Indian Airlines Flight 814 • Intelligence agencies • Intelligence Bureau • National Security Advisor • National Security Agency • Politics by country • Uri: The Surgical Strike
Pankaj Saran, the 1982-batch officer of Indian Foreign Service (IFS), has been appointed as the new Deputy National Security Advisor (NSA). He will at post for a period of two years, on deputation basis initially till the date of his superannuation, i.e., November 30, 2018, then on re-employment on contract basis. Currently, he is India’s ..
Topics: Ajit Doval • Government • Government of India • Intelligence agencies • Mass surveillance • National Security Adviser • National Security Advisor • National Security Agency • Pankaj Saran • Prime Minister's Office • Rajinder Khanna • Research and Analysis Wing
Former RAW Chief Rajinder Khanna, a 1978-batch Research and Analysis Wing Service (RAS) officer, has been appointed as the new Deputy National Security Adviser (NSA) on January 2, 2018 without a fixed tenure and would remain at the post until further orders. He will assist NSA Ajit Doval, who too is a former RAW chief. ..
Topics: Ajit Doval • Global surveillance disclosures • Government • Intelligence agencies • Mass surveillance • National security • National Security Advisor • National Security Agency • Rajinder Khanna • Research and Analysis Wing
About Naresh Chandra Committee In June 2011, government of India had announced setting up a high-powered task force to review the defense management in the country and make suggestions for implementation of major defense projects. The 14-member task force was headed by Naresh Chandra, a former bureaucrat who has held top administrative jobs in the ..
Topics: Australian intelligence agencies • Australian Intelligence Community • Central Intelligence Agency • Current Affairs – January, 2015 • Government • Intelligence agencies • Kargil Review Committee • Kargil War • Law enforcement in Australia • National Security Agency • National Security Council • National security councils
Term of RBI Governor D Subbarao extended by 2 years Government extended the term of RBI Governor D Subbarao by 2 more years Mr. Subbarao was first appointed as the RBI Governor in September 2008 His term was to expire in September this year Under Subbarao’s leadership, the RBI recently doubled the frequency of monetary ..
Topics: Central Bureau of Investigation • Government • Mass surveillance • MChip • Ministry of Home Affairs • NATGRID • National Security Agency • National Stock Exchange of India • Securities and Exchange Board of India