PM unveils morer anti-terror measures (With: PM calls for unity, announces anti-terror measures)

November 30th, 2008 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS  

Manmohan SinghNew Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Setting up a Federal Investigating Agency is among the steps the government has finalised to prevent a repeat of the Mumbai terrorist attack, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced at an all-party meeting here Sunday evening.Here’s a list of the measures:

# Setting up a Federal Investigating Agency;

# Tightening the maritime and air security, which will involve the navy, Coast Guard and the coastal police, as well as the Air Force and the civil aviation ministry;

# Anti-terrorist forces of the country will be further strengthened and streamlined;

# The National Security Guard (NSG) will be given additional facilities and the size of the force to be augmented;

# Steps taken to establish another four NSG hubs in different parts of the country;

# Special forces at the disposal of the central government to be used in counter insurgency operations.

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