13th January 2020

1. Union Home Ministry has recently launched 14C, which is a -

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The I4C is a seven-pronged system, which includes a cybercrime reporting portal, analysis of threats, capacity building, research and innovation, creating an ecosystem for cybercrime management and a joint cybercrime investigation platform for law enforcement agencies.

2. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about Section 144 of the CrPC? 1. The orders passed under the Section 144 of the CrPC remains in existence for 3 months. 2. It can also be used to order mobile phone companies to block voice, SMS, or Internet communications in one or more geographical areas.

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Section 144 of Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) is used to prohibit assemblies of four or more individuals. It is also used to order mobile phone companies to block voice, SMS, or Internet communications in one or more geographical areas. No order passed under Section 144 can remain in force for more than two months from the date of the order.

3. Which component of the ‘core industries’ holds maximum weight in the Index of Industrial Production?

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Coal, Crude Oil, Natural Gas, Refinery Product, Steel, Cement and Electricity are known as Core Industries. The eight Core Industries comprise nearly 37.9 % of the weight of items included in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP). The 8 core industries are their relative weight in IIP is as below: Coal (weight: 4.38 %). Crude Oil (weight: 5.22 %). Natural Gas (weight: 1.71 %). Refinery Products (weight: 5.94%). Fertilisers (weight: 1.25%). Steel (weight: 6.68%). Cement (weight: 2.41%). Electricity (weight: 10.32%)

4. Which of the following statements is/are correct about the Index of Industrial Production? 1. It is published quarterly. 2. It is published by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.

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Index of Industrial Production (IIP) is released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation. IIP is published monthly, six weeks after the reference month ends.

5. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS)? 1. It is a system of smart fencing along the India-Pakistan border only. 2. CIBMS is under the overall aegis of Ministry of Defence.

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The Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS) is a more robust and integrated system that is capable of addressing the gaps in the present system of border security by seamlessly integrating human resources, weapons, and high-tech surveillance equipment. At the moment, BSF is working on a Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS) which will be deployed along the International Border with Pakistan. It has been recently introduced along the India-Bangladesh border too. CIBMS is expected to counter infiltration and cross-border terror attacks. The system employs latest technology which would detect infiltration via land, underwater, air and tunnels. The concept of CIBMS is the integration of manpower, sensors and command and control to improve situational awareness and facilitate quick response to emerging situations.

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