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Tag: Security

Security Beefed Up In Malkangiri As Maoists Set To Observe PLGA Week From Today

Malkangiri: Security arrangements have been tightened in the district as the Maoists have announced to observe the People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA) Week from today. The week-long observation of the armed wing of the banned Maoist organisation will continue till December 8. According to sources, PLGA week will be observed by the Maoists this year […]

7.26 million records of BHIM users data leaked

New Delhi: Security researchers have discovered that about 7.26 million records linked to users of mobile payments app BHIM were left exposed to the public by a website. The exposed data included sensitive information such as names, dates of birth, age, gender, home address, caste status and Aadhaar card details, among others, said the report […]

CDS Focuses On Preparing Roadmap For Creation Of An Air Defence Command

New Delhi: In one of his first decisions, Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat has issued directions to prepare a roadmap by June 30 to create an air defence command to enhance security of India’s skies. Some of the areas identified for bringing in tri-services jointness and synergy include setting up of common “logistics […]

Ready For Action To Retrieve PoK: Army Chief

New Delhi: Indian Army Chief, Gen. Bipin Rawat said on Thursday that the army is prepared for an operation to retrieve Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) from the clutches of Pakistan, if the government wants so. Rawat was replying to a media query on Union Minister Jitendra Singh’s statement who said that the next agenda of the […]

Army Chief reviews security on LoC in J&K

New Delhi: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat reviewed readiness of security agencies against ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir on the concluding day of his two-day visit to the valley on Saturday. Rawat, who is on his first visit to the valley following withdrawal of special status to the state […]

2 Saudi Arabia oil tankers 'sabotaged' near UAE

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), in attacks it described as posing a threat to the security of global oil supplies. Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said that the incident near Fujairah port, in the Gulf just outside […]

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Security to be beefed up for SRK's visit amid threat from regional outfit

Bhubaneswar: The commissionerate police on Saturday said that adequate security measures will be taken for the visit of Shah Rukh Khan to Odisha after the Kalinga Sena threatened to throw ink on his face. The Kalinga Sena, a fringe outfit in Odisha, has threatened to throw ink on the actor’s face for distorting history in […]

Security beefed up in Puri for ‘Panchuka’ & ‘Kartik Purnima’

Puri: Police have made elaborate security arrangements in Puri, especially near the Srimandir, to ensure smooth darshan of the holy trinity during ‘Panchuka’ and ‘Kartik Purnima’. According to sources, 15 platoons of police force have been deployed in and around the 12th century shrine. Puri Superintendent of Police Sarthak Sarangi informed that apart from police […]

Risk of Online Shopping, Transaction: Know How To Keep Your Money Safe

With growing usage of internet, people shop and bank online with ease. To carry out online transactions, someone just needs a computer or smartphone, internet connection and bank account information. It’s so simple. Therefore, many prefer to go for online transactions. However, there are challenges regarding safety of financial information and keeping online fraud at […]

Security beefed up in Kandhamal on 10th death anniversary of Laxmanananda Saraswati

Kandhamal: Security has been tightened across the district today on 10th death anniversary of spiritual leader Swami Laxmanananda Saraswati. “We have made all security arrangements to ensure smooth conduct of the functions,” Kandhamal Superintendent of Police Prateek Singh said. In total, nine platoons of police force have been deployed including one at the Jaleshpata ashram […]

Odisha govt asks shelter homes to install CCTVs

Bhubaneswar: In the wake of two recent cases of sexual abuse in the shelter homes of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, the Odisha government has asked all organisations running such facilities to install CCTVs on the premises to ensure safety and security of girls. The government plans to conduct meetings with the heads of all child […]

Monkey menace haunts devotees at Dhabaleswar temple

Cuttack:  Monkey menace at famous Shiva shrine at Dhabaleswar in Cuttack district has now put the temple authorities in fix. According to sources, four devotees have been injured after being attacked by a group of monkeys near the Jhula (hanging bridge). This has now led to panic not only among devotees but also priests at […]

Kerala Police take over security of relief camps

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala Police on Tuesday took over the security of all the relief camps in the flood-battered state, police chief Loknath Behra said. Over a million people are now housed in more than 3,000 relief camps that have been set up across the state. The maximum number of people are in Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Pathanamthitta […]

India, Kazakhstan agree to boost trade, defence cooperation

Astana: India and Kazakhstan agreed to strengthen cooperation in the areas of trade and defence and security following delegation-level talks headed by Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov here on Friday. “We covered the full range of bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interest,” Sushma Swaraj said while […]

Security beefed up as Maoists call for Jharkhand bandh

Bhubaneswar: In view of the bandh call given by Maoists in Jharkhand on last day of the Martyrs’ Week (Shahid Saptah) today, security has been tightened in bordering areas of Odisha. While combing operation conducted jointly by Odisha police and CRPF has been intensified in Bisra, Chandiposh, Topadihi and K. Balang area, more than 60 […]

Security beefed up for Prez visit; 30 platoon police force deployed

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: The Commissionerate police has made elaborate security arrangements in the Capital city for the two-day visit of President Ram Nath Kovind starting tomorrow. Sources said 30 platoons of police force have been deployed in Bhubaneswar to avoid any eventuality during the President’s visit. Besides, a carcade rehearsal was conducted by the Commissionerate Police here […]

India-Sri Lanka T20 at Barabati: Police Commissioner reviews security

Bhubaneswar: Twin city Police Commissioner YB Khurania reviewed the security arrangements for the international T20 cricket match between India and Sri Lanka in the upcoming Paytm Series to be played at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on December 20. The meeting held at the headquarters of Commissionerate Police in Bhubaneswar was attended by various senior police […]

244 platoons force deployed, 112 criminals detained for peaceful Dussehra in Odisha

Cuttack: Intensifying crackdown against anti-socials across the State, Odisha police has arrested 112 criminals out of total 1,068 identified habitual offenders under Section 110 of CrPC to ensure peaceful Dussehra and immersion. Speaking at a press meet, DGP RP Sharma said as many as 21 persons have been arrested so far for forcefully collecting donations […]

Ryan School murder: Odisha tightens security in schools

Bhubaneswar: Drawing lessons from the brutal murder of a seven-year-old boy inside Ryan International School in Gurgaon, the Odisha government has come out with new guidelines to ‘reinforce’ security measures in schools across the State. As per fresh guidelines, school authorities have been instructed to ensure that junior children should be not allowed to go […]

World Eleven arrives in Lahore amid unprecedented security

Karachi: In what could be the beginning of international cricket resuming in strife-torn Pakistan, a World Eleven side landed in Lahore in the wee hours on Monday for a Twenty20 series against the hosts. An unprecedented security greeting the side, to be led by South African captain Faf du Plessis, at the Allama Iqbal International […]

NSG team arrives in Puri for security review

Puri: A three-member team of the National Security Guard (NSG) arrived in Odisha to conduct a security review of the Jagannath Temple here at Puri on Saturday. The team of the elite anti-terrorist squad visited prominent places within the 12th century shrine including Anand Bazaar and held discussions with the officials of temple administration and […]

Security tightened in Balasore, Bhadrak in view of Ganesh Puja

Balasore/Bhadrak: To avoid any unpleasant situation and maintain harmony in view of the month-long Ganesh Puja celebration beginning today, local administration of Balasore and Bhadrak districts have tightened security in the respective areas. One company of the Odisha Swift Action Force (OSAF) led by Tehsildar Priyabrat Padhi and IIC Kartik Chandra Mallick staged a flag […]

Security tightened as martyr's week of Maoists begins

Bhubaneswar: In view of the martyr’s week of Maoists starting today, security has been tightened in the districts dominated by naxals in Odisha. Additional security forces including CRPF, DVF and SOG have been mobilised to tackle any untoward situation in border areas of the district sharing boundaries with Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. The vehicles entering […]

Destination Puri: Million eyes wait to see Rath Yatra tomorrow

Puri: Preparations are in full swing for the world famous Rath Yatra beginning tomorrow. The chariots of the deities were taken to Singhadwara before the Nabajoubana darsan of the Trinity. Devotees made a serpentine queue to have a glimpse of Lord Jagannath and his siblings even as the darshan started three hours late following delay […]

Wipro beefs up security after threat mail

Bengaluru: Software major Wipro stepped up security at all its offices following an e-mail threat to send a toxic drug to its campus here, the company said on Saturday. “We have augmented security measures at all office locations, though there is no impact on our operations,” said the city-based IT firm in a statement. Confirming […]