Security System

  • Thane students device gadget to protect house from theft March 21, 2014

    Thane: A group of six teenagers in Thane claim to have devised a gadget that will protect a house from theft when its residents are away. The gadget, named 'Robo Nandi', will immediately get activated and send an alert message on a person's registered mobile number if anybody tries to...
  • Even after blasts at Mahabodhi, security lax at religious places July 10, 2013

    New Delhi/Mumbai: Three days after terror struck the Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya, no lessons seemed to have been learnt as security arrangements at various important religious places in Delhi and Mumbai continue to remain poor. A defunct Door Frame Metal Detector and three constables is all that the CNN-IBN's...
  • Kolkata to fight crime with high-tech surveillance system January 12, 2013

    Kolkata: With crime on the rise, Kolkata now has a new plan to fight it by installing a high-tech surveillance system connected to police stations. Two scientists at the West Bengal University of Technology came up with the idea right after the AMRI fire tragedy. One of the scientists, Protimoy Sanyal,...
  • Government approves PDS digitisation October 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Aiming to eliminate bogus ration cards and ensure that food subsidy reaches the genuine beneficiaries, the government on Thursday approved a Rs 884 crore plan for end-to-end computerisation of the Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) in the 12th Five-Year Plan on a cost-sharing basis with states. Around 18 crore...
  • Govt may announce overhaul of food security system September 24, 2012

    New Delhi: It is expected to rain more reforms as the Union Cabinet is set to meet on Monday. A massive overhaul of the Public Distribution System is on the cards. Sources say the government is likely to pump in Rs 42,000 crore to check the leakage in the system....
  • Pak plans Rs 13 bn security system: Report July 27, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan plans to create a secure communications and administration system at a cost of nearly Rs 13 billion for its armed forces and other security agencies with an aim to keep a check on "anti-state actors". "Establishment of a National Security Communication and Social Administration System among various agencies of...
  • A CCTV that detects criminals June 20, 2007

    Mumbai: A security solutions company says it is developing a software that can zero in on wanted criminals in a crowd. The software, which works in conjunction with closed-circuit cameras, can even set off an alarm if it sees anything suspicious. Many terror strikes could have been avoided, if the...