Prevention: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

USA moves against makers of the Dridex malware

USA has indicted and ordered the freezing of the assets of noted cybercriminal organisation, Evil Corp. Evil Corp is noted for its malware called Dridex which has affected companies of countries across the world including India, Malaysia, France, Italy and United Arab Emirates. Its targets of choice are smaller companies that did not possess sufficient ..

Delhi doubles anti-street crime vans “PRAKHAR”

The Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik has recently doubled the anti-street crime vans ‘PRAKHAR’ to 30 to curb street crimes as well as crimes against women in the vulnerable areas. These are specially designed and equipped with latest gadgets for quick transmission of information about any crime.

“Ex Dharma Guardian” joint military exercise between India & Japan

India and Japan will hold the 2nd edition of joint military exercise ‘DHARMA GUARDIAN-2019’ in Mizoram from 19th of October to 2nd of November 2019. The focus of the 2-week-long exercise will be to increase the interoperability between the two forces and enhance coordination in dealing with various security challenges including counter-terrorism. The scope of ..

Home Minister launches Emergency Response Support System, E-Beat Book System and E-Saathi App

Union Minister for Home Affairs, Shri Amit Shah launched the following three citizen-centric services of the Chandigarh Police: Emergency Response Support System E-Beat Book’ System E-Saathi App Emergency Response Support System Emergency Response Support System (ERSS) is a flagship initiative of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs under Nirbhaya Fund. The system provides for a ..

Farooq Abdullah detained under the Jammu & Kashmir Public Safety Act

Former Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Dr Farooq Abdullah was detained under the State’s Public Safety Act in the Jammu and Kashmir. How the law came into being? The Jammu & Kashmir Public Safety Act was introduced by Sheikh Abdullah (Farooq Abdullah’s father) in 1978. It was introduced to prevent timber smuggling, and keep the smugglers ..