Tag: India

India has the world’s largest number of private security workers

If you live in cities, you might have had more encounters with a private security guard than a police officer. Their ubiquitous presence is...

Road accidents claimed nearly 400 lives every day in India in...

India witnessed 17 deaths and 55 road accidents every hour in 2016, one of the highest in the world, according to the latest report...

In India’s first army overhaul, 57,000 soldiers to be redeployed in...

India has announced an extensive restructuring of its army, an exercise that will see 57,000 soldiers being re-deployed in combat roles to sharpen the...

India to deploy Israeli Fence System that detects infiltration bids on...

The BSF is implementing an ambitious project called the comprehensive integrated border management system (CIBMS) as part of the Narendra Modi government's plan to...

India leads globally in adoption of biometric tech

With advancements in the field of biometric technology, India has topped globally in adoption of biometrics techniques, says a report. “On an average, people...

India makes biometrics compulsory in e-govt programmes

The Indian government has released new e-govt guidelines that make biometrics a compulsory authentication factor. The staff guidelines come under a “National e-Governance Plan”...

India down to 4 old minesweepers as Chinese Subs step up...

India is now left with just four old minesweepers, which are specialised warships used to detect, track and destroy enemy mines to keep harbours...

India to push tech giants on govt. biometric plans

India could make it mandatory for tech giants like Apple and Google to develop products linking to its biometrics-backed unique ID project. A failure...

Bosch to invest 100M Euros in India

The Bosch Group is strengthening its presence in the Indian growth market. “In 2016, we are planning to invest more than 100 million euros...

Biometric micro-ATMs eyed for inclusion in India

Researchers in India have developed a small mobile ATM that would use iris and fingerprint recognition for transactions. Developed by the Centre for Intelligent...