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Firstpost Podcast| Explained: Importance of Interpol and how relevant is its conference in India
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Firstpost Podcast| Explained: Importance of Interpol and how relevant is its conference in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday addressed the 90th Interpol general assembly that is being attended by delegations from 195 member countries. How the organisation works? What is the relevance of its general assembly? What are the prospects for India? Tune in to find out

'When threats are global, response cannot be just local,' says PM Modi at 90th Interpol General Assembly
India

'When threats are global, response cannot be just local,' says PM Modi at 90th Interpol General Assembly

Addressing the 90th General Assembly of the Interpol, PM Modi also said corruption and financial crimes have harmed the welfare of citizens of many countries

India among top contributors to UN Peacekeeping Force, says PM Modi at Interpol meet in Delhi
India

India among top contributors to UN Peacekeeping Force, says PM Modi at Interpol meet in Delhi

The Prime Minister was addressing the 90th Interpol general assembly that is being attended by delegations from 195 member countries comprising ministers, police chiefs of countries, heads of national central bureaus and senior police officers

Explained: Why Interpol rejected India’s Red Corner Notice request for Khalistan separatist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun
India

Explained: Why Interpol rejected India’s Red Corner Notice request for Khalistan separatist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun

Gurpatwant Singh Pannun faces several cases in India including sedition and terror-related charges. The Canada-based founder of the pro-Khalistan outfit Sikhs for Justice was designated as a terrorist in India under UAPA in 2020

‘Wine theft of the century': A beauty queen, 45 bottles of the liquor and a nine-month European chase
World

‘Wine theft of the century': A beauty queen, 45 bottles of the liquor and a nine-month European chase

A Miss Earth contestant and her partner have finally been arrested in Croatia for meticulously stealing 45 bottles of wine, worth €1.65 million (Rs 13.4 crore) in October 2021. The stolen liquor also included an 1806 Chateau d’Yquem valued at €350,000 (Rs 2.85 crore)

What is Interpol's initiative against child sex abuse that the CBI has joined?
India

What is Interpol's initiative against child sex abuse that the CBI has joined?

With the help of specialised software, Indian sleuths will collaborate with international agencies to detect child sex abuse online and identify abusers, victims and crime scenes

Interpol issues red corner notice against gangster Goldy Brar who claimed responsibility for Moose Wala's killing
India

Interpol issues red corner notice against gangster Goldy Brar who claimed responsibility for Moose Wala's killing

Interpol channels are used for international police to police cooperation. Brar who is a part of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang is believed to be living in Canada

'Speculative': CBI refutes reports claiming FBI team in India to probe 'Bitcoin scam'
India

'Speculative': CBI refutes reports claiming FBI team in India to probe 'Bitcoin scam'

The statement comes after the Congress on Friday asked whether the FBI is in India to investigate an alleged 'Bitcoin scam' which the party had accused the BJP government in Karnataka of covering up last year

CBI Special Director Praveen Sinha elected to top committee of Interpol
India

CBI Special Director Praveen Sinha elected to top committee of Interpol

The elections were held in Istanbul during the ongoing 89th International Criminal Police Organisatio) General Assembly

Ahmed Nasser Al-Raisi, Emirati general accused of torture, up for Interpol top role
World

Ahmed Nasser Al-Raisi, Emirati general accused of torture, up for Interpol top role

Al-Raisi, head of the United Arab Emirates' security forces, has been seeking election to the largely ceremonial and voluntary role since last year

Airlines can operate at 80% of pre-COVID capacity, says Centre; no night curfew in Delhi, AAP tells HC
India

Airlines can operate at 80% of pre-COVID capacity, says Centre; no night curfew in Delhi, AAP tells HC

Amid a rise in COVID-19 cases in Delhi, the AAP government informed the Delhi High Court that no night curfew would be imposed in the national capital, or parts of it, for now.

Interpol issues global alert on organised crime networks targetting COVID-19 vaccines
World

Interpol issues global alert on organised crime networks targetting COVID-19 vaccines

In an Orange notice issued to all 194 member countries, Interpol warned agencies to prepare for potential criminal activity in relation to 'the falsification, theft and illegal advertising of COVID-19 and flu vaccines'

Interpol warns global law enforcement agencies of COVID-19-contaminated letters targeting political leaders
World

Interpol warns global law enforcement agencies of COVID-19-contaminated letters targeting political leaders

Interpol has added that certain infected individuals may actually move from affected areas to non-affected areas, and highlighted instances of individuals claiming to sell contaminated samples of body fluids online

Kerala gold smuggling case: NIA takes accused Swapna Suresh, Sandeep Nair to various locations for evidence collection
India

Kerala gold smuggling case: NIA takes accused Swapna Suresh, Sandeep Nair to various locations for evidence collection

The NIA is probing the high profile case related to smuggling of 30 kilogrammes of gold through diplomatic channels

IOC-led paper fears salary cuts could lead to rise in corruption post-COVID-19 crisis
Sports

IOC-led paper fears salary cuts could lead to rise in corruption post-COVID-19 crisis

The paper, commissioned by the IOC in collaboration with UN and INTERPOL, advises organisations and federations against slashing salaries of sports professionals, which could lead to criminal groups taking advantage of the situation.

Iran issues arrest warrant for Donald Trump and others over killing of General Qassem Soleimani, asks Interpol for help
World

Iran issues arrest warrant for Donald Trump and others over killing of General Qassem Soleimani, asks Interpol for help

While Trump faces no danger of arrest, the charges underscore the heightened tensions between Iran and the United States since Trump unilaterally withdrew America from Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers.

Nithyananda case: Karnataka HC rejects godman's bail plea in 2010 rape case, directs trial court to order his arrest
India

Nithyananda case: Karnataka HC rejects godman's bail plea in 2010 rape case, directs trial court to order his arrest

The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday cancelled the bail granted to the self-styled godman Nithyananda in 2010 in a rape case

Interpol issues Blue Corner notice against fugitive self-styled 'godman' Nithyananda wanted in cases of rape, wrongful confinement
India

Interpol issues Blue Corner notice against fugitive self-styled 'godman' Nithyananda wanted in cases of rape, wrongful confinement

The Gujarat Police had registered an FIR against Nithyananda after two girls went missing from his ashram in Ahmedabad

Nepal emerges biggest hub for Indian Mujahideen, says US report; porous border makes India vulnerable to terror attacks
India

Nepal emerges biggest hub for Indian Mujahideen, says US report; porous border makes India vulnerable to terror attacks

In a recently released report, ‘Country Report on Terrorism 2018’, the US State Department has said that IM, which has ties with terrorist groups LeT, JeM is using Nepal as a hub to carry out terrorist activities against India

Pakistan social media star Qandeel Baloch's brother arrested in honour killing case with Interpol's help
World

Pakistan social media star Qandeel Baloch's brother arrested in honour killing case with Interpol's help

Multan police on Saturday arrested Qandeel Baloch's absconding brother Mohammad Arif with the help of Interpol and handed him over to Muzaffarabad police station in Pakistna's Multan, senior police official Mahar Bashir Hiraj told the Dawn newspaper