IED

  • Naxals trigger IED explosion, one CRPF jawan injured August 15, 2014

    A CRPF jawan was on Friday injured in an IED explosion triggered by Naxals in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, police said. The incident occurred in the restive Tadmetla forests under Chintalnar police outpost limits when the paramilitary personnel were on an operation to cordon off the region, Sukma Superintendent of Police...
  • 125 IEDs recovered by CoBRA commandos in Lohardaga June 21, 2014

    Foiling Naxals' plan of a major ambush, security forces in Jharkhand detected and destroyed 125 improvised bombs planted in a series along a road in Lohardaga district. Officials said the explosives were detected at around 10 am in Madanpur-Lawapani area of the district when a CoBRA commando team of CRPF was...
  • Maoists trigger landmine blasts, close shave for policemen June 6, 2014

    A group of police personnel had a close shave today as Maoists triggered two landmine blasts in the insurgency-hit Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh. The rebels exploded landmine near Sarpanch Para village under Awapalli police station limits when the security personnel were walking on foot while patrolling the region, a senior police...
  • Manipur: Two dead, 19 others injured in IED blast May 29, 2014

    Imphal: Two people died and as many as 19 others got injured in an explosion that rocked Imphal on Friday evening. IEDs were used in the blast. The blast took place in West District's Singjamei at around 5:30 pm. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has spoken to Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi...
  • Five IEDs planted by Naxals to harm security personnel during polls recovered in Dantewada May 22, 2014

    Five improvised explosive devices (IEDs), suspected to have planted by Naxals to harm security personnel during just-held parliamentary polls, were recovered on Thursday in insurgency-hit Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh, police said. The joint team of security personnel found five IEDs – four of 5 kgs each and a 15 kg one...
  • Joint security forces recover IEDs planted by Naxals in Latehar May 10, 2014

    Security forces seized two improvised bombs weighing 90 kilograms allegedly planted by Naxals in the forests of Latehar district in Jharkhand on Saturday. Officials said a joint squad under the command of paramilitary CRPF was on patrol in Hehranj-Panki road and Hehranj area in the district when it detected two Improvised...
  • Internet Explorer users beware! Hackers could take complete control of your PC April 29, 2014

    Redmond: Microsoft says a security gap in Internet Explorer could allow an attacker to take complete control of a computer if the user clicks on a malicious link. The vulnerability affects versions 6 through 11 of the Web browser. Microsoft Corp. said Saturday that it was aware of "limited, targeted attacks" that...
  • LS polls: 53 per cent voting recorded in 6 Bihar seats during 1st phase April 11, 2014

    About 53 percent of the electorate voted in six Lok Sabha constituencies of Bihar on Thursday even as two troopers headed for poll duty were killed in a landmine blast, officials said. "About 53 percent of the electors have voted. The polling was slow in the early hours, but picked up...
  • 11 IEDs recovered at Chatra in last 24 hours April 10, 2014

    As many as eleven IEDs were recovered during the last 24 hours in Chatra district, police said on Thursday. "The IEDs were discovered at various places in the Chatra Lok Sabha constituency," SP Prasant Karn said. ...
  • 15 IEDs, three pressure bombs recovered by security forces in Bastar April 10, 2014

    A huge haul of explosives, including 15 IEDs and three pressure bombs, were on Thursday recovered by security forces from separate places averting a massive strike in the Naxal-hit Bastar Parliamentary seat, where about 15 per cent of the electorate cast their votes in the initial hours of polling. The explosives--15...
  • Explosive materials seized in Nawada after Maoist encounter April 9, 2014

    Security forces on Tuesday recovered a large quantity of explosive materials following an encounter with Maoists in Mahuar forest in Bihar's Nawada district, police said. The encounter between the Maoists and the security forces went on for an hour during which several rounds were fired, the SP said, adding that there...
  • 3 CRPF jawans killed, 8 injured in landmine blast by Naxals April 8, 2014

    Three CRPF personnel were killed and eight other security officials injured on Monday, when a landmine planted by Maoists in Bihar's Aurangabad district went off while it was being defused. The incident took place ahead of the April 10 Lok Sabha polls in the Maoist-affected district. Deputy Inspector General of CRPF Chiranjeev...
  • Bihar: CRPF officer dies due to alleged delay in medical help April 8, 2014

    Aurangabad: In a case of shocking neglect, the CRPF Deputy Commandant who was hurt in an IED blast on Monday has succumbed to his injuries. The officer died after an alleged delay in medical help. He allegedly received no medical attention for over two hours. The blast took place near...
  • Bihar: 2 policemen killed in IED blast outside police station April 7, 2014

    Patna: Two policemen were allegedly killed in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast outside a police station in Bihar. The blast took place outside Dhibra police station in Aurangabad. Officials said that another policeman was injured. The blast happened when policemen were trying to defuse the IED recovered on Sunday night. ...
  • Union Home ministry announces reward for information on IEDs, landmines April 4, 2014

    Ahead of the coming Lok Sabha election, the Union Home ministry has announced to reward any person providing information about improvised explosive devices (IED) or anti-personnel landmines laid by the Maoists in naxal-affected areas. The Union Home ministry's notification in this regard was received by the East Singhbhum district police headquarter...
  • J&K: Army averts tragedy, neutralises IED in the nick of time March 29, 2014

    Srinagar: The Army averted a possible tragedy on Saturday when they recovered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) on the Srinagar-Baramulla highway. The road opening party detected the explosive at the Bemina locality while on a patrol. The bomb disposal squad neutralised the landmine and traffic was restored on the highway. ...
  • West Singhbhum: 25 kg IED recovered during an anti-Naxal operation February 20, 2014

    Security forces on Wednesday seized a 25-kg IED during an anti-Naxal operation in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district. CRPF personnel were combing the jungles of Kolotopo-Chotanagra in the district when they detected a large bomb placed inside a aluminium can. The 25 kg Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was later defused, a senior...
  • IED recovered after joint CRPF-police operation February 4, 2014

    An encounter on Tuesday broke out between security forces and Naxalites in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district following which an IED and multiple rounds of ammunition were recovered. The operation, conducted by paramilitary CRPF along with state police in the Chintagufa-Bheji area of the district, saw an exchange of fire between the two...
  • IED explosion in Imphal ahead of Republic Day celebrations, no casualties January 26, 2014

    Imphal: On the occasion of Republic Day on Sunday, an IED bomb went off in Imphal near the Deputy Commissioner's office. No casualties have been reported in the incident. The explosion occurred just before the commencement of Republic Day parade. The bomb blast took place even as stringent security measure...
  • 30 kg landmine recovered during search operation in West Singhbhum January 16, 2014

    Security personnel on Thursday recovered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) that had been planted on a road in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district, police said. The 30 kg IED was recovered by security personnel while they were conducting a search operation in Chhota Nagra jungle in West Singhbhum district, around 140 km...
  • Microsoft's Internet Explorer 11 browser now available for Windows 7 November 8, 2013

    Redmond: Microsoft Corp. said Thursday that it has made its latest browser, Internet Explorer 11, available to users of Windows 7 machines. The new browser had already been part of the Windows 8.1 upgrade the company released last month. The browser, available as a free download, improves the performance of websites that...
  • Battle for Bastar: Explosives recovered ahead of Sonia Gandhi, Modi's rallies November 7, 2013

    Ahead of Narendra Modi, Sonia Gandhi's visit to Naxal-infested Bastar for election campaigning on Thursday, IEDs have been recovered on Dornapal-Chintalnar-Jagargunda route, claimed CRPF and Chhattisgarh police. Modi is scheduled to address two public meetings in Bastar-Jagdalpur (12.40 pm) and at Kanker (2.35 pm), besides one at Rajnandgaon (Dongargarh at 4.15...
  • IEDs recovered in Chhattisgarh ahead of Sonia, Modi visit November 7, 2013

    Bastar: Hours before Congress President Sonia Gandhi and BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi address rallies in Chhattisgarh, the police on Thursday recovered IEDs on a highway in Bastar. The IEDs have been recovered from the highway between Dronapal to Sukma. The bomb squad has defused the IEDs and there is...
  • Bomb disposal squad defuses 20 kg IED hidden underneath road October 23, 2013

    Security forces on Wednesday defused a 20 kilogram Improvised Explosive Device (IED) which was cleverly concealed underneath a road in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada. A joint team of CRPF and state police found the bomb hidden inside a road that leads to Chintalnar in Sukma district while they were on a patrol. A bomb...
  • Manipur: Powerful bomb seized from roadside, detonated at a safe place September 25, 2013

    A powerful improvised explosive device (IED), weighing about two and half kgs, was seized along the roadside of Imphal-Jiribam-Silchar national highway (NH) in Manipur's Imphal west district, police said on Wednesday. They said a road opening party (ROP), 18th Sikh Regiment personnel, detected some suspicious object at Konthoujam area on Tuesday...
  • Mahabodhi blasts: No credible clue found yet, NIA chief to visit site tomorrow August 28, 2013

    After drawing a blank for over a month in finding any credible clue in the Bodhgaya explosions, NIA chief Sharad Kumar will be visiting the blast site tomorrow in an effort to speed up the probe. Kumar, who took over the reins of the investigating agency of the country last July,...
  • Police bust militant hideout in Samba August 26, 2013

    Police, on Monday, busted a hideout and recovered a cache of arms and ammunitions including five Chinese pistols in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district. During a search operation they found a hideout in Bai Nallah at Matluni village of Gagwal border belt in the district. The recoveries include two IEDs (one packed...
  • Security forces unearth land mines in Kondagaon district July 26, 2013

    The security forces on Friday recovered six Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and two pipe-bombs planted under a road in the Maoist-hit Kondagaon district of Chhattisgarh. "The recovery was made from the forested stretch under Bayanar police station limits by a joint group of local police, QRT (quick response team) and CAF...
  • J&K: Army jawan injured in an IED blast along LoC in Poonch July 9, 2013

    Srinagar: An Army soldier was on Tuesday injured in an IED blast along the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. This is the third incident of an IED blast along the LoC in Poonch in the last 48 hours. Pakistani troops on Monday fired at Indian soldiers while they...
  • Pakistan: 43 killed, over 100 injured in separate attacks June 30, 2013

    Peshawar: At least 43 people were killed and over 100 injured in Pakistan on Sunday in different attacks, including a powerful bomb blast that targeted a passing convoy of security forces. In the first incident, at least 17 people, including four children, were killed and nearly 50 injured when the...