Shawan Sen

  • DGCA suspends 12 Air India cabin crew members for not undergoing breath analyser test 23-01-2015 06:16 PM

    New Delhi: Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Friday suspended 12 Air India cabin crew members for not undergoing breath analyser test. According to the rules, the breath analyser test is mandatory after operating a flight. The Air India in-flight doctor was not available which is why the test...
  • Security tightened at Mumbai airport, ADG level official to conduct checkings 22-01-2015 05:27 PM

    Mumbai: After a Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) drill exposed security lapses at the Mumbai airport ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit, a senior ADG level official is now conducting checks at the Mumbai airport. The development came after the serious security lapses were detected at Mumbai airport ahead...
  • Serious security lapses detected at Mumbai airport by CISF 20-01-2015 09:47 PM

    Mumbai: Serious security lapses have been detected at Mumbai airport ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit. As part of a security drill, it was found that Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel managed to enter inside the airport with fake e-tickets. The second busiest airport in the country sees...
  • Terror alert in Mumbai ahead of Republic day, security enhanced in schools 16-01-2015 01:56 PM

    Mumbai Police's quick response team holds security drills in schools to prepare against terror attacks after reports say terrorists could target schools ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit to India. ...
  • Terror message found scribbled on Mumbai airport wall for the second time, probe underway 16-01-2015 10:05 AM

    Mumbai: Another terror message has been found scribbled in the washroom of Mumbai Airport Terminal 1A warning an attack by Islamic State. The message warned of an attack by IS on January 26, the day India celebrates as Republic Day. The message was spotted by a house cleaning staff in...
  • Goa CM occupies 2 official houses, violates his own government's austerity drive 15-01-2015 02:31 PM

    Panaji: Not practising his own preaching, Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar courted controversy by allegedly violating his own government's austerity drive. Claiming that he needs a separate bungalow for chairing public and official meetings, the Goa CM has decided to have more than one official residence. He converted his official...
  • Mumbai Police holds security drills in schools after Peshawar massacre 15-01-2015 09:55 AM

    In the aftermath of the Peshawar school massacre, Mumbai Police's quick response team has been holding security drills in school in order to prepare them against a terror attack. The schools have been asked to raise the height of the compound walls to eight feet and install barbed fence to...
  • Pune: Man shot, stabbed to death; murder caught on camera 09-01-2015 09:12 AM

    Pune: In a gruesome case of murder, a young man was shot and stabbed with a knife by relatives of his in-laws on the streets of Pune on Thursday. The brutal attack was caught on CCTV cameras. The police has said that the victim was married to a girl against...
  • Terror threat at Mumbai airport, CISF probes Islamic State's message scribbled on a wall 07-01-2015 03:18 PM

    Mumbai: The Central Industrial Security Force on Wednesday is probing threat by Islamic State scribbled on a wall of the Terminal 2 of Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. It warned of an attack by IS on January 10. The note written by a pen on men's washroom wall read, "ATTECK BY...
  • Terror at sea: India searches for second Pakistan boat which came from Karachi 04-01-2015 08:10 AM

    New Delhi: After a mid sea operation against a Pakistani boat that probably averted a 26/11 like terror attack on New Years eve, sources say Indian authorities are on the lookout for a second boat which also came from Karachi around the same time. Indian secirity agencies are searching the...
  • Mumbai: Delay in local trains led to massive disruption by angry passengers 02-01-2015 11:36 PM

    Hours after massive disruption in the Central Railway line, local train services have resumed in Mumbai. The chaos started when a suburban train was stuck on the tracks between Dombivili and Diva for half an hour which led to agitated passengers coming out of the train and protesting on the...
  • Pakistan suspicious boat took same route as 26/11 attackers 02-01-2015 11:30 PM

    The Porbander incident has brought back chilling memories of the 26/11 atttack. Then too, the attackers used almost excatly the same route to enter Mumbai to carry out the worst attack on Indian soil which left a 166 people dead. ...
  • Services on Mumbai Central rail line resume after massive disruption by angry passengers 02-01-2015 03:10 PM

    Mumbai: Hours after massive disruption in the Central Railway line, local train services have resumed in Mumbai. The chaos started when a suburban train was stuck on the tracks between Dombivili and Diva for half an hour which led to agitated passengers coming out of the train and protesting on...
  • Mumbai: Railway traffic disrupted after clash at Central line, passengers block tracks at Diva station 02-01-2015 11:40 AM

    Mumbai: Railway traffic has been severely disrupted in Mumbai following a clash at the Central line. Passengers have blocked tracks at the Diva station in Mumbai. The police had to resort to lathicharge to control the angry passengers. The protestors even engaged in stone pelting and damaged station property. Police,...
  • Mumbai Police making women safety a priority this New Year's eve 29-12-2014 11:45 AM

    Women safety is a big priority area this new year for policemen in Mumbai. Squads of women policemen will be deployed in crowded areas to keep a close look. Mumbai remains on high alert ahead of New Year's eve. ...
  • Intelligence inputs of terror attack by SIMI team puts Mumbai on high alert 29-12-2014 09:53 AM

    Mumbai: The low intensity bomb blast that struck Bengaluru on Sunday night has led to heightened security across the country. Mumbai, Pune, Delhi and Kolkata have been put on high alert following the blast ahead of New Year's eve. The Intelligence Bureau is also believed to have specific inputs of...
  • Actor Sanjay Dutt back home for Christmas; has been granted a 14-day furlough by the Yerwada Central Jail authorities 24-12-2014 03:43 PM

    Pune: Actor Sanjay Dutt has a reason to cheer this Christmas as he has been granted furlough by the Yerwada Jail. His application was sanctioned yesterday. The actor is serving a jail sentence in Yerwada Central Jail after being convicted under the Arms Act in 2013 in Mumbai bomb blast...
  • School children getting high on drugs openly sold by peddlers in Mumbai 18-12-2014 03:34 PM

    By night the Mirza Ghalib market becomes the den for peddlers. The market has 52 gates but without any guards resulting in this drug being sold unabated. The sudden spike in sale of the dangerous drug Mephodrone, popularly known as meow meow, has forced residents of the area to go...
  • Watch: Security status check at schools in Mumbai 18-12-2014 01:56 PM

    Days after the terror attack in Pakistan school, here is a reality check to analyse the security situation in two schools of Mumbai, the city which faced India's worst ever terror attack 6 years ago. ...
  • No security check at Mumbai school: Survey 18-12-2014 12:26 AM

    No security check at second Mumbai school surveyed by CNN-IBN. The team spent 5 hours inside a Mumbai school only to realise that many government safety norms were being violated. ...
  • Mumbai Police to focus on gender sensitisation: Jt Commissioner 15-12-2014 12:48 PM

    Mumbai Joint Commissioner of Police Vivek Phansalkar said there will be major reforms with focus on gender sensitisation. He said, "Communication is an area that we need to work on. Come 2015, we will be all out on social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook. Police reforms is taking place....
  • Escaped SIMI members major security threat, CCTV shows them fleeing after Bijnor blast 14-12-2014 08:45 AM

    New Delhi/Mumbai: As the five operatives of Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) who escaped from a jail in Madhya Pradesh's Khandwa in October 2013 emerge as the biggest internal security threat to India, CNN-IBN has accessed CCTV footage which shows the five fugitives after an explosion in Bijnor in...
  • Goa Minister, 3 MLAs yet to repay Rs 12 lakh each for Brazil junket during 2014 football World Cup 12-12-2014 09:24 AM

    Panaji: Six months after three Goa MLAs and one minister had gone on a junket to Brazil for the football World Cup, they are yet to repay their dues to the Sports Authority of Goa. Sports Authority of Goa has claimed that they have sent three reminders till now to...
  • West Asia tour operators cautious of giving visas after Kalyan youth join Islamic State 12-12-2014 08:15 AM

    Mumbai: Ever since the arrest of Areeb Majeed, who along with three of his friends from Kalyan near Mumbai in Maharashtra allegedly joined the Islamic State in Iraq while on a pilgrimage, tour operators in Mumbai have become very cautious. Visas for Ziyarat in Baghdad has never been difficult to...
  • Delhi rape: Police files FIR against Uber for violation of rules, cheating 09-12-2014 02:01 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has filed an FIR against cab service provider Uber for violation of rules and cheating. The case pertains to the alleged rape of a 25-year-old MNC employee by Uber cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav in Delhi on on Friday. Though Uber's website claims that they...
  • Mumbai: Fire breaks out at Chitra studio in Powai, no casualties so far 06-12-2014 02:26 PM

    Mumbai: A minor fire broke out at Chitra studio in Powai area of Mumbai but no casualties have been reported so far. Eight fire engines have been sent to the spot. According to the preliminary report, fire broke out in the warehouse of the studio. More details are awaited. ...
  • Mumbai: 23-year-old boy held for allegedly threatening Madhuri Dixit 04-12-2014 08:17 PM

    Mumbai: A 23-year-old man was held on Thursday by Mumbai Crime Branch for allegedly threatening Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit. According to the police, the accused had sent four text messages to the actress threatening to kill her child if she did not pay a certain amount. In one of the...
  • 2002 hit-and-run case: Experts tell court alcohol content found in Salman Khan's blood was higher than normal 03-12-2014 01:43 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Salman Khan's blood had alcohol content after he was made to undergo a test in the 2002 hit-and-run case, according to a chemical analysis expert who testified in a Mumbai Sessions Court on Wednesday. The expert claimed in the court that the alcohol content found in Salman...
  • BJP-Shiv Sena seal deal, Sena to get 4 Cabinet, 8 MoS berths in Maharashtra 01-12-2014 06:21 PM

    Mumbai: The meeting between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena on Monday finally put an end to the ongoing tussle between the two parties over power sharing in Maharashtra. According to the new arrangements, Shiv Sena MLAs will get four Cabinet and eight Ministers of State berths in Maharashtra...