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Scientists discover security ink to prevent fake printing of critical documents

Scientists from National Physical Laboratory have discovered a security ink which can prevent fake printing of critical documents such as passports and counterfeiting of currency notes. National Physical Laboratory functions under the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, has recently developed a security ink which glows in red and green colours when illuminated by two ..

Government cancels notifications which postponed delimitation in northeastern states

Delimitation literally means the process of fixing limits of territorial constituencies in a country with a legislative body. The government recently cancelled its earlier notifications which postponed delimitation in Assam, Nagaland, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh due to security issues. The exercise to re-adjust the division of each state into territorial constituencies for the purpose of ..

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 ..

SEBI’s norm for issuers of municipal bonds

On 12 Nov, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) prescribed wider disclosures and compliances norms by the issuers of listed municipal bonds. As per the SEBI norms, listed entities should submit half-yearly unaudited financial results to the stock exchanges within 45 days of the end of the first half of the year and ..

“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 ..

Ishaat Hussain heads SEBI committee to suggest norms for Social Stock Exchanges (SSE)

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has recently constituted a committee on Social Stock Exchanges (SSE) under the chairmanship of Ishaat Hussain, Director of SBI Foundation. The committee shall examine and make recommendations with respect to possible structures and mechanisms, within the securities market domain, to facilitate the raising of funds by social ..

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 ..

Maitree – 2019: India-Thailand Military Excercise

India-Thailand Joint Military Excercise, Maitree-2019 will be held from 16-29 Sep 2019 at Foreign Training Node, Umroi (Meghalaya). Features of Maitree 2019 Army battalions comprising 50 soldiers each from Indian Army and Royal Thailand Army (RTA) will participate in the exercise to share experience gained during various counter-terrorism operations in their respective countries. Both India ..