CONTROL ROOM

  • GSLV Mk III launch within 45 days: ISRO Chairman October 16, 2014

    Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh): The launch of GSLV Mark III -- one of Indian Space Research Organisation's biggest project this year -- was likely within 45 days, its Chairman K Radhakrishnan said. Addressing from the Mission Control Room after the successful launch of IRNSS 1C, he said the next launch was the...
  • Flood control room set up at Andhra Bhawan in Delhi September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: A roundtheclock control room has been set up at the Andhra Pradesh Bhawan here to assist people from the state affected by floods in Jammu and Kashmir. People from the state who require help can contact the helpline number 01123384188. Meanwhile, Andhra Pradesh Special Representative at New Delhi K...
  • GPS installed in Berhampur police vans September 9, 2014

    Berhampur: In a bid to enhance efficiency of the police, a global positioning system (GPS) was installed in police control room (PCR) vans in this south Odisha town increasing their area of coverage. This has been done in view of the increasing vehicular traffic and reports of crime from residential...
  • Iraq crisis: 50 families contact control room in Punjab June 19, 2014

    Chandigarh : Over 50 families from across Punjab have contacted a control room set up by the state government to collect details about those stranded in troubletorn Iraq. "The statewide campaign launched by Punjab government to seek details from the families regarding Punjabi's stuck in Iraq showed a tremendous response...
  • One injured in firing in front of police control room in Bundi April 20, 2014

    One person sustained bullet injuries when a man opened fire at him in a busy market area, in front of the police control room, of the city on Sunday evening, police said. "Rajendra Singh Hada, 30, opened fire at Roshan Harijan with his country made pistol just in front of police...
  • Four persons harass IPS officer's wife inside a mall; arrested March 13, 2014

    Four persons were arrested from a mall in the Hazratganj area in Lucknow, for allegedly teasing the wife of an IPS officer, police said on Thursday. The incident took place on Wednesday when the wife of the officer, posted with the CBCID, went to the mall for shopping and four persons started...
  • District administration sets up control room, helpline for Lok Sabha polls March 12, 2014

    The district administration has set up a control room with a helpline here in the run-up to the Lok Sabha polls. The control room and the helpline '1077' was set couple of days ago, however citizens have complained that the number could not be connected through mobile phones. Meanwhile, the administration has...
  • Noida police to upgrade facilities for better surveillance January 29, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday gave approval for the setting up of five police stations, a hitech police control room, a cybercrime police station and a forensic lab in Greater Noida region. The state cabinet approved the proposal of the police department to upgrade security and surveillance for the twin cities...
  • Cyclone 'Phailin': SCR sets up emergency control rooms October 12, 2013

    The South Central Railway (SCR) has activated emergency control rooms at its headquarters in Vijayawada, besides patrolling of railway tracks, among other measures, to deal with the situation arising out of the cyclonic storm 'Phailin'. The emergency cells are being manned 24X7 by senior officials from various departments to closely monitor...
  • 16 arrested for making crank calls to police control room April 15, 2013

    Kanpur: At least 16 persons, including a teenage boy, have been arrested, for allegedly making crank calls to police control room meant for emergency response for locals. According to SSP Yashashvi Yadav, control room was receiving various fraud calls from quite some time from pranksters, who were giving false information...
  • Fire in ATC hits flight operations at Chennai airport March 12, 2013

    Chennai: Flight operations were affected after a minor fire broke out in the air traffic control room at Chennai airport in the wee hours on Tuesday. The flames were noticed by the staff at around 2.45 am, official sources said, adding five five tenders were pressed into service and the...
  • Pakistan varsity to monitor 'suspected elements' January 11, 2013

    Islamabad: A university in Pakistan's Peshawar city will set up a quick response team to monitor the movement of "suspected elements" on the campus following two blasts that recently rocked the institute, a media report said. Due to the prevailing security situation in Northwest Pakistan, the management of the University...
  • Newlook T'puram Police control room soon May 28, 2012

    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The city police control room which is on the path of renovation will get more staff and vehicles, if things move smoothly.The proposals to increase the strength of the control room staff and its vehicles are under the consideration of the authorities. The proposal to raise the number of...
  • Delhi Police Control Room staff shirks duties: cop December 27, 2009

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police Control Room head in a letter admitted that the PCR staff is often indiscipline and shirks its duties at times. PCR vans are the first point of contact for citizens but a RTI query reveals that instructions issued from time to time are not implemented...