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Government Scientific Advisor issues manual for Homemade Masks

On March 31, the Scientific Advisor of Government of India issued guidelines to make masks at home. He also insisted that these masks are 70% safer and effective in containing the spread of the Virus. Highlights The Guidelines insist people living in densely populated areas to wear masks. This will help prevent the virus from ..

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GoI launches “Seismic Hazard Microzonation” to minimize earthquake disasters

The Ministry of Earth Science has launched Seismic Hazard Microzonation project in major cities of India. The project aims to reduce hazards of seismic activities by putting in adequate measures What is Seismic Hazard Microzonation? It is the process of dividing earth quake prone areas based on certain factors. The factors include geological and geophysical ..

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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 ..

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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.

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“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 ..

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