Israel to replace metal detectors in Jerusalem with smart surveillance

Israel to replace metal detectors in Jerusalem with smart surveillance

Israel decided on Tuesday to remove metal detectors it had placed at the entrance to a holy site in Jerusalem`s Old City and replace them with smart, less obtrusive surveillance means, a Cabinet statement said.

Jul 25, 2017, 13:16 PM IST
Keeping an eye on enemies - 13 satellites being used for military purpose

Keeping an eye on enemies - 13 satellites being used for military purpose

The PSLV-C38 carrying 31 satellites lifted off at 9:29 am IST, as planned, from Sriharikota on June 23, 2017, with the 712 kg Cartosat-2 series satellite as the main payload.  

Jun 26, 2017, 11:44 AM IST

Police's job extends beyond surveillance of rivals: Shiv Sena

In a veiled attack at the Home Department which is headed by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Shiv Sena on Saturday said the job of police is "much more than just keeping political rivals and one's own people under surveillance".

Sep 03, 2016, 14:59 PM IST
Terrorists in J&K using 'calculator' to avoid surveillance by Army

Terrorists in J&K using 'calculator' to avoid surveillance by Army

The Army's signal unit is burning midnight oil along with NTRO and other agencies to crack this mechanism used by the terrorists.

Jun 05, 2016, 13:53 PM IST

Several radical mosques under surveillance: German intelligence head

Dozens of radical mosques in Germany are currently being closely watched, Germany's domestic intelligence agency BfV said on Monday.

May 03, 2016, 06:23 AM IST

Surveillance of sex offenders on the cards

The minister suggested that the offenders of heinous crimes should be mandated to provide their personal details to the local law enforcement agency on regular basis.

Dec 03, 2015, 15:22 PM IST

App that helps activists, scribes in high-risk areas

 Human rights activists and journalists who are more at risk than ever nowadays have got a lifesaver in a new app that gives them latest tools and advice on how to operate securely in high-risk places.

Sep 29, 2015, 19:13 PM IST

Kuwait to install cameras against crime, terrorism

Kuwait will be installing surveillance cameras in public places such as malls, supermarkets and hotels to boost security because of concerns about crime and terrorism, following parliament`s unanimous adoption of a bill Tuesday.

Jun 16, 2015, 21:27 PM IST

UK terrorism law watchdog calls for major surveillance overhaul

Britain`s terrorism law watchdog called on Thursday for a major overhaul of the framework governing the use of mass surveillance, posing a potential challenge to the government in its bid to hand more powers to police and spies.

Jun 11, 2015, 16:48 PM IST

Belgian prosecutors investigate Germany over spy claims

Belgian prosecutors have launched an investigation into allegations of widespread surveillance by Germany, which is alleged to have helped the US spy on Berlin`s allies in Europe.

Jun 08, 2015, 03:45 AM IST

Edward Snowden: World is rejecting mass surveillance

Legislation ending the US government's bulk collection of telephone data is "a historic victory for the rights of every citizen," former intelligence analyst Edward

Jun 06, 2015, 07:06 AM IST

Man under surveillance by terror investigators is shot dead

A man who was under 24-hour surveillance by terrorism investigators was shot and killed after he lunged with a knife at a police officer and an FBI agent outside a pharmacy, authorities said.

Jun 03, 2015, 15:56 PM IST

FBI behind mysterious surveillance aircraft over US cities

The FBI is operating a small air force with scores of low-flying planes across the US carrying video and, at times, cellphone surveillance technology - all hidden behind fictitious companies that are fronts for the government.

Jun 02, 2015, 15:28 PM IST

Congress seeks Delhi govt's explanation on 'leaked Cabinet note'

Congress on Saturday sought Delhi government's explanation on reports that it was mulling purchasing high-end equipments for surveillance, as it expressed apprehension that the ruling AAP may use such a facility to snoop on its political opponents.

May 30, 2015, 21:12 PM IST

Beijing has over 30,000 surveillance cameras

Beijing has more than 30,000 surveillance cameras to help curb "immoral" and illegal activities, making the Chinese capital a highly-monitored city.

May 26, 2015, 00:10 AM IST

6,020 CCTV cameras to be installed in Mumbai by Sep 2016

A project to install over 6000 CCTV cameras in Mumbai at a cost of Rs 949 crore to beef up surveillance in crucial places of the city will be completed by September next year, a Maharashtra Home department official has said.

May 15, 2015, 11:04 AM IST

Surveillance in Odisha district after bird flu in Andhra Pradesh

Surveillance has been intensified in poultry firms of Ganjam district following outbreak of bird flu in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Apr 17, 2015, 13:11 PM IST

Even I was under govt watch as Maharashtra minister: Sharad Pawar

Amid a row over snooping on close relatives of Subhash Chandra Bose, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday said keeping a watch was a general practice of any government and even he was under watch during his tenure as Home Minister of Maharashtra years ago.

Apr 11, 2015, 23:49 PM IST

Human Rights Watch sues US over surveillance

 Human Rights Watch said Wednesday it filed a suit alleging the US Drug Enforcement Administration illegally collected records of its phone calls to foreign countries for years.

Apr 08, 2015, 19:52 PM IST
Indian diplomatic staff in Pakistan `tailed` by intelligence agencies: Govt

Indian diplomatic staff in Pakistan `tailed` by intelligence agencies: Govt

Indian High Commission staff in Pakistan are being subjected to "intrusive surveillance" and "tailing" by intelligence personnel of that country, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Wednesday.

Mar 11, 2015, 15:53 PM IST