What is NAFIS National Automated Fingerprint Identification System
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What is NAFIS National Automated Fingerprint Identification System

The Union Home Minister has inaugurated the National Automated Fingerprint Identification System (NAFIS). What is NAFIS? NAFIS is developed by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) at the Central Fingerprint Bureau (CFPB) in New Delhi. The project is a country-wide searchable database of crime- and criminal-related fingerprints. The web-based application functions as a central information […]

REGIONALISM DIMENSIONS MEANING UPSC
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REGIONALISM ITS DIMENSIONS, MEANING AND ISSUES for UPSC

Introduction To understand regionalism, we need to know various dimensions of the region. Region as a geographical unit, is delimited form each other. Region as a social system, reflects the relation between different human beings and groups. Regions are an organised cooperation in cultural, economic, political or military fields. Region acts as a subject with distinct identity, language, culture and tradition. Regionalism […]

conflict between Israel Palestinians
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Top 8 must read points of conflict between Israel and the Palestinians

Early Jewish settlement 19th century Palestine did not formally exist as a country before the First World War, when the British fixed Palestine’s borders after their conquest of what would become Iraq, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria. For hundreds of years before the British took control, Palestine had been divided into provinces of the Ottoman […]