Cyber security division NCIIPC has alerted government departments and leading internet service providers about a possible cyber attack on the Independence Day and has suggested a series of measures to prevent these attacks.
Congress leader Amarinder Singh on Friday took exception to Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal for planning to unfurl the national flag at Patiala and Bathinda on August 15 respectively.
Mohammad Ali Jinnah, Pakistan`s founder and first Governor-General, declared August 15 as the country`s Independence Day but the authorities advanced it by a day in 1948 as it fell on an auspicious day of Ramzan.
Apprehending violence, the Home
Ministry has sounded an alert in eight Naxal-affected states
asking them to take maximum possible precautions and ensure
peace as the extremists were planning to observe `black day` on August 15.