UP to have 18 cyber police stations, forensic labs
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered setting up of cyber police stations and forensic labs in all the 18 police ranges of the state.
Reviewing the functioning of home department on Thursday night, Adityanath also directed staff required for these cyber police stations and forensic labs be appointed quickly.
He also directed that process of setting up a forensic university in Lucknow be expedited.
During the review, additional chief secretary Awanish Awasthi said investigation room, as well as women and men’s barracks, were being constructed in 322 police stations of the state.
Besides, in 31 battalions of PAC, barracks of 200- bed capacity each, along with construction of separate hostels and transit hostels, for men and women in 44 police lines were being done. Awasthi said it was the first time that barracks for women were being constructed.
Residential and non- residential buildings in 36 police stations and 14 police outposts and 68 new fire stations were being set up and the capacity of 9 police training institutes was being doubled, Awasthi said.
Monsoon elevates Adam Khan’s tomb into an emergency sanctuary for passersby (and dogs) speared by sudden showers. Perched atop a Mehrauli hillock, the monument overlooks the Qutub Minar, which appears totally bechara and defenceless in the heavy rain.
In the complaint, Akash Vashishtha, who is an environmental activist and lawyer, said fresh constructions are being undertaken at these two locations, for which trees are being felled. The ecology of the southern ridge is deteriorating due to these encroachments, states the complaint.
The accused, Ashu, a resident of Panipat’s Nara village, killed the victims, reportedly his friends, between 8pm and 4am and travelled around 60km from the first crime scene in Matlauda of Panipat to Titawi in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli. The victims are Sonu, 26, who was working with a private contractor in a cement factory, and his two friends -- Monu, 25, of Nara village and Rakesh, 27, of Bhalsi village.
The Delhi government introduced the Happiness curriculum in 2018, Entrepreneurship mindset curriculum in 2019 and the Deshbhakti curriculum last year with the aim of inculcating problem-solving approaches among students and making them more self-aware, self-confident and socially responsible.
While the LG appreciated the work done at Indraprastha and Pul Prahladpur, he was displeased at the drainage system at Minto Bridge, flagging “technical flaws” in the drainage system and warned that engineers concerned “will be held responsible and strict action will be taken in the event of waterlogging at the site.”