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Ahmedabad, Surat turning into nation’s cybercrime hotspots: IIT-K report
A white paper by the Future Crime Research Foundation (FCRF) reveals that Ahmedabad and Surat are emerging as cybercrime hotspots in Gujarat, India. The study analyzed cybercrime incidents reported between January 2020 and June 2023, identifying 83 towns and cities across 18 states as rapidly developing cybercrime hubs. Poor KYC rules, recruitment of unemployed individuals, and the use of virtual private networks (VPNs) were cited as reasons for the proliferation of cybercriminals. The most common types of cybercrime identified include online financial fraud, hacking, and impersonation. Emerging cybercrime hotspots nationwide were also highlighted in the report.
Cocaine found in Sambhajinagar likely sourced from South America: Probe
Authorities in Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar are investigating the seizure of drugs worth Rs 250 crore. The processed cocaine found at the accused’s bungalow is believed to have been sourced from South America, while the ketamine found at industrial units was intended for sale in European and Canadian markets. Law enforcement agencies are now working to track the routes used by drug peddlers to bring these banned substances into India and smuggle the processed drugs out of the country.
Goa to promote One Nation, One Ration Card initiative
The Goa government has announced its commitment to promote the One Nation, One Ration Card initiative, which allows eligible ration cardholders to access their entitled food provisions from anywhere in India. This move aims to provide flexibility and convenience to beneficiaries, enabling them to collect their rations from a fair price shop of their choice, regardless of their location mentioned on their ration cards. The department of civil supplies is launching awareness campaigns to educate the public about the benefits of the new system.