Muntra, country’s first unmanned tank, rolls out from the Chennai lab

In News  Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed an unmanned, remotely operated tank which has three variants surveillance, mine detection and reconnaissance in areas with nuclear and bio threats named as Muntra. About the vehicle Muntra-S is the country’s first tracked unmanned ground vehicle developed for unmanned surveillance missions while Muntra-M is for… Read More Muntra, country’s first unmanned tank, rolls out from the Chennai lab

Cabinet apprised of MoU between India and Bangladesh for cyber security cooperation

Background CERT-In is a national nodal agency under Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India, with the objective of securing Indian cyber space. CERT-In is collaborating with overseas Computer Emergency Response Teams (CERTs) for incident response and resolution. Need for Security agreement The agreement comes in the backdrop of Governments, business and consumers are… Read More Cabinet apprised of MoU between India and Bangladesh for cyber security cooperation

India ranks 23rd in second Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) 2017

In News The second Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) has placed India at a high 23rd position out of 165 nations. About the Index The Index measures the commitment of nations across the world to cyber security. The GCI was released by the UN telecommunications agency International Telecommunication Union (ITU). Features of the report Around 38… Read More India ranks 23rd in second Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) 2017

NSG organises first International Aviation Security seminar

In News Minister of State for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (I/C)  attended  the first International Aviation Security Seminar in Manesar. Objective of the seminar National Security Guard (NSG) has organised the seminar, with the aim of bringing all major stakeholders under one roof and facilitate them sharing views/opinion, discussions, brain storming with the matters concerning… Read More NSG organises first International Aviation Security seminar

Centre plans partial removal of AFSPA in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh

In News The Centre is considering partial removal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act from Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. AFSPA and Effect AFSPA gives powers to the Army and central forces deployed in disturbed areas to kill anyone acting in contravention of law, arrest and search any premises without a warrant and provide cover… Read More Centre plans partial removal of AFSPA in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh

11,000 cr. to be spent on roads in Naxal-hit areas

Why in News ? In Chhattisgarh, where 25 personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force were killed by Naxals last month. Centre will begin work on a ₹11,000-crore project to provide road connectivity to 44 Naxal-affected districts, including Sukma in Chhattisgarh, which had recently witnessed one of the deadliest Maoist attacks. Details of the aid… Read More 11,000 cr. to be spent on roads in Naxal-hit areas