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MHA asks states to set up more anti-trafficking units in wake of Covid-19

The AHTUs are an integrated task force to prevent and combat the menace of human trafficking. Trained representatives from the police and other departments are part of the unit which was first established in 2007.

File photo: Union Home Minister Amit Shah.(ANI)
File photo: Union Home Minister Amit Shah.(ANI)
Updated on Jul 15, 2020 09:13 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByDeeksha Bhardwaj | Edited by Sparshita Saxena

Massage parlours, child sex abuse imagery may come under anti-trafficking bill

The Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, which was passed by the Lok Sabha in July 2018 during the last government’s tenure and then lapsed, has been amended to introduce these changes.

Significant among the changes is the inclusion of massage parlours and agencies that run domestics help services under section 31 of the Bill, which lists the offences and penalties(HT File Photo)
Significant among the changes is the inclusion of massage parlours and agencies that run domestics help services under section 31 of the Bill, which lists the offences and penalties(HT File Photo)
Updated on Feb 09, 2020 04:08 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAmrita Madhukalya

India committed to working with BIMSTEC members to enhance connectivity: PM Narendra Modi

The BIMSTEC is a regional grouping comprising India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Bhutan and Nepal. The grouping accounts for 22% of the global population, and has a combined gross domestic product of $2.8 trillion.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India is committed to enhance its national knowledge network in the field of digital connectivity in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal, and combat the menace of terrorism and drug trafficking in the region.(AP)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India is committed to enhance its national knowledge network in the field of digital connectivity in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal, and combat the menace of terrorism and drug trafficking in the region.(AP)
Updated on Aug 30, 2018 07:42 PM IST
Kathmandu | ByPress Trust of India
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