NCRB Current Affairs, GK & News

NCRB

NCRB or National Crime Records Bureau is a government agency under the ministry of home affairs and is responsible for collecting and analysing crime data in India. It was established in 1986 and is headquartered in New Delhi. It was established to empower the Indian Police with intelligence and information technology. Some of its projects ..

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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Mission Shakti launched in Uttar Pradesh

On October 17, 2020, the Uttar Pradesh Government launched “Mission Shakti” for women empowerment in the state. It aims to reduce crime against women in the state. Highlights Under the scheme, the state will have a separate room for women complainants in 1,535 police stations spread all over the state. The State government is widely ..

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NCRB releases “Crimes in India” report

On September 29, 2020, the National Crime Record Bureau released a report titled “Crime in India”, 2019. According to the report, crimes against women increased by 7.3% between 2018 and 2019. Key Findings of Women Uttar Pradesh reported highest number of cases in both the categories, crimes against women and crimes against scheduled castes Assam ..

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NCRB report on Road Accident

In September 2020, the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has released the annual report on Accidental Deaths and Suicides in India (ADSI) for the year 2019. Key highlights According to the report, road crash deaths in the country have increased by 1.3 per cent to 1,54,732 from 1,52,780. Road traffic injuries constitute the 8th leading ..

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Government Approval of Artificial Facial Recognition System

The Ministry of Home Affairs has given its approval for the use of Artificial Facial Recognition System (AFRS) for identification of missing children, unrecognised corpses and criminals. AFRS: The AFRS is to be an application for identification and verification of target individuals by comparing images from CCTV footage with an existing database. This is to ..

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