first_imgGurugram: With Cybercrimes seeing an upward trend with every passing year a two-day workshop was conducted for the Gurugram police.In the workshops, discussions of various ways of dealing with the crime that is occurring through digital means. A total of 60 officials participated in the process. The second day of the programme will be held on day two. Besides dealing with online thefts which still constitutes the highest form of crime, Complaints of fake news being posted in the social media have seen an upward trend even as it does not figure among the top list of cybercrimes. Also Read – Odd-Even: CM seeks transport dept’s views on exemption to women, two wheelers, CNG vehiclesThe number of complaints pertaining to fake news being circulated on Facebook and Twitter his rising 40 per cent year on year . While in 2016, there were over 200 such cases that were registered by the cybercrime police in 2019 there have already been 250 cases that have come to fore. While this form of cybercrime is a new phenomenon, most of the criminals get emboldened by the fact there is still no stricter law that enables the law enforcement officials to penalize them. Further, digital media enable most of the users to be anonymous. Also Read – More good air days in Delhi due to Centre’s steps: JavadekarThere is no doubt that as the nation is progressing digitally criminals are taking to this route to carry out their nefarious acts. Today practically every citizen has a Smartphone and therefore it has become easy for everyone with wrong intent to be a part of this crime, “said a senior police official from Gurugram police. “Taking cognizance of this new form of crime our team is also trying to adapt to it. We too are adapting ourselves to deal with cybercrimes. It is however also important for citizens to be careful and responsible in their use of technology,” added the official.last_img read more

first_imgNew Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal, is scheduled to speak at the C40 Summit in Copenhagen, Denmark between 9-12 October. He will speak on lowering pollution, including the Odd-Even scheme, and other issues which he oversaw in his recent years as Chief Minister. The CM will join leaders of other cities like New York, London, Paris, Los Angeles and Berlin and speak on the climate crisis impacting the world an official stated.This is not Kejriwal’s first foreign tour as CM, in September last year, he travelled to Seoul in South Korea to sign agreements between Delhi and Seoul. Also Read – Odd-Even: CM seeks transport dept’s views on exemption to women, two wheelers, CNG vehiclesAn official statement read, “The CM is expected to speak on his government’s experience in lowering air pollution in the city and present the set of initiatives taken by the Delhi government that led to the 25% reduction in air pollution in the city. He is also expected to speak about the role of improved electricity supply, phasing out of generators on a large scale, reduction in construction sites, shifting industries to CNG, the increased green cover, and reduction in industrial pollution due to the shut down of two thermal power plants.” Also Read – More good air days in Delhi due to Centre’s steps: JavadekarThe third edition of Odd-Even scheme is scheduled to be implemented from November 4 to November 15. CM Kejriwal is likely to speak about the Odd Even scheme, as an innovative solution to the air pollution spike. Apart from Delhi, only Paris and some other cities have successfully rolled out such a scheme. A statement from the Environment Minister, Kailash Gahlot, said, “It is a moment of pride for India that a leader of the country will present a major governance success story before the world.” Kejriwal will also speak at an event during the summit called the ‘Asian Mayors and City Leaders Meeting on Low Carbon Inclusive Growth’. Mayors and city leaders of Asia’s largest cities will meet to discuss how inclusive and sustainable growth can be attained using greener energy and leaving a lower carbon footprint. Many such bilateral meetings and sessions will take place, the details of which will be announced later.last_img read more