TERROR THREAT

  • Stethoscopes & AK-47s: Pakistan doctors live with daily threats by Taliban March 25, 2015

    Peshawar: When Pakistani doctor Mehmood Jafri gets ready for work in the morning, the first thing he does is put his AK-47 in the car. Then, after briefing the armed guards at his home, he sets off for the hospital where he works in the troubled northwestern city of Peshawar...
  • Somalia-based extremists give terror threat to US, UK and Canada in a 76-minute video February 24, 2015

    London: A Somalia-based extremist outfit has threatened attacks against popular shopping malls in the US, UK and Canada, prompting Scotland Yard to launch a probe. A video released by Al Shabaab calls on its followers to "hasten to heaven" by attacking Oxford Street in central London, one of the UK's...
  • Tirupati: 184 CCTV cameras installed at major locoations to check theft, terror threats February 1, 2015

    Local police authorites in Tirupati have launched a mission to secure the Temple Town. A hundred and eighty four CCTV cameras have been installed at major locoations to check theft and terror threats. ...
  • Australia warns its citizens of 'high terror threat' in India January 7, 2015

    Melbourne: Australia has revised its travel advisory for India asking its citizens to exercise high degree of caution while travelling to the country, citing high threat of terrorist activities. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) updated its advice on Tuesday warning the Australians travelling to India that terrorists...
  • Escaped SIMI members major security threat, CCTV shows them fleeing after Bijnor blast December 14, 2014

    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...
  • Pakistani terrorists may carry out attack on Kolkata port in West Bengal, warn intelligence agencies November 5, 2014

    Kolkata: Kolkata is on high alert after Central intelligence agencies warned of a terror threat in the port area of the city. According to intelligence inputs, Pakistani terrorists are likely to use small boats to carry out an attack. Keeping the terror threat in mind, the police have increased security...
  • Suspicious envelopes sent to foreign missions in Istanbul October 24, 2014

    Istanbul: Suspicious envelopes containing a yellow powder were sent on Friday to the Belgian, Canadian and German consulates in Istanbul, prompting a security alert, officials said. One person who opened the envelope at the Canadian mission was directly exposed to the unknown substance, which was now being analysed by experts, Turkey's...
  • Al-Qaeda may be allying with IM, LeT to carry out multi-city attacks in India, says NSG October 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Security Guard has said that it is ready to respond if the ISIS or al-Qaeda carry out terror attacks in India. Director General of the NSG Jayant Chowdhary on Thursday said that terror groups such as al-Qaeda or ISIS might carry out multi-city attacks in India....
  • Jihadist outfit with links to ISIS threatens to avenge Batla House encounter September 20, 2014

    New Delhi: A jehadist outfit with links to the ISIS has threatened to launch an attack to avenge the victims of the Batla House encounter. The jehadist group called Ansar ut Tawheed Fi Bilad Al Hind issued the threat on Twitter on Friday on the sixth anniversary of the Batla...
  • UK's Luton airport evacuated over suspicious item September 8, 2014

    London: The UK's fifth largest airport was evacuated on Monday after a security alert over a "suspicious" suitcase, disrupting flights for thousands of passengers. All incoming flights were suspended at the Luton Airport in London over an alert sparked by the checkedin suitcase which was picked out by a security scanner. Police...
  • Some USbound air travelers must turn on phones for better security July 8, 2014

    Washington: Passengers at some overseas airports that offer USbound flights will soon be required to power on their electronic devices in order to board their flights. The measure is intended to enhance aviation security at a time of increased threats. The Transportation Security Administration says it is adding the requirement that...
  • Terror threat: All major airports in South India put on high alert May 6, 2014

    Bangalore: All major airports in South India have been put on high alert following an alert by the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS). In an alert, the BCAS has warned that the terror groups may attack an airport in the South. International airports in Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kochi, Mangalore, Chennai...
  • UP ATS arrests two terrorists planning to attack Varanasi during polls March 27, 2014

    New Delhi: In what can be a major breakthrough, two alleged fidayeen terrorists have been arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terror Squad in Gorakhpur. They were reportedly on their way to Ayodhya from Gorakhpur. According to the UP ATS, the arrested terrorists are Pakistani nationals. The ATS said that the...
  • IM arrests: Jaitley takes on Shinde for denying terror threat March 24, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after an alleged Indian Mujahideen module was busted by the Delhi Police, BJP leader Arun Jaitley attacked the Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde for denying any terror threat to the party leaders. "Home Minister made a statement that no BJP leader is a target. Yesterday, our security...
  • BJP delegation to meet Shinde over terror threats to its leaders March 21, 2014

    New Delhi: A delegation of the Bharatiya Janata Party met Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Friday over terror threats to its leaders. The Home Minister told reporters after the meeting that there was no information of any terror threat to BJP leaders as of now. But he added, "We...
  • BJP claims terror threat to senior leaders, Shinde denies reports March 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Thursday denied any threat to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders saying he had "no such information". "Let the BJP leaders come and meet me. I will hear what they have to say," Shinde said. The BJP had earlier in the day cited media reports...
  • Modi has been provided adequate security, says RPN Singh November 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Minster of State for Home RPN Singh on Wednesday said BJP prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has been given adequate security. RPN Singh said the Home Ministry gives security according to the threat perception. He said, "Would like to remind NDA of the type of...
  • BJP says Centre must provide PM level security to Modi November 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party Parliamentary Board on Wednesday passed a resolution demanding Prime Minister level security for its prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. The BJP said Modi's security cover must be increased and that his security is the responsibility of the Central government. The...
  • Heathrow Airport on high alert over Qaeda terror threat: Report August 16, 2013

    UK's busiest airport Heathrow has been put on high terror alert after "credible" intelligence emerged that alQaeda is plotting attacks, including strike by women suicide bombers with explosives concealed in breast implants, a media report said on Friday. Security checks have been beefed up after intelligence reports surfaced that alQaeda is...
  • Massive security deployment on the eve of Independence Day August 14, 2013

    Massive security deployment has been made in the national capital on the eve of Independence Day. Threetier security with the NSG, paramilitary and Delhi police has been put in place. Security has been beefed up along the IndoNepal border in UP's Sunauli. Security also tightened in Agra. In Assam, security...
  • Delhi: Security beefed up as IB issues terror threat alert August 13, 2013

    The security has been beefed up across the national capital after Intelligence Bureau issued warning of a possible Lashkar attack in the runup to Independence Day. Uttar Pradesh has also been put on alert after an intelligence tip off of a possible infiltration. ...
  • Terror threat ahead of Independence Day puts UP on high alert August 13, 2013

    An alert has been sounded in Uttar Pradesh following intelligence reports that a terrorist group may try to sneak in from the Nepal border, police said. Following the tipoff, commandos have been stationed at Ayodhya, Mathura, Varanasi and other sensitive places. An official said the tipoff was specific and prior to Independence...
  • News 360: 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed may be planning an attack in Delhi August 9, 2013

    Delhi has been put on high alert after the Intelligence Bureau flagged off an alert to the Delhi Police about 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed. Sources have indicated to CNNIBN that the IB letter has outlined a specific threat to Delhi. ...
  • Hafiz Saeed may be planning an attack in Delhi, city on alert: sources August 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi has been put on high alert after the Intelligence Bureau flagged off an alert to the Delhi Police about 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed. Sources have indicated to CNNIBN that the IB letter has outlined a specific threat to Delhi. Sources say the intelligence agency gathered inputs that Saeed...
  • US warns citizens not to travel to Pakistan over terror threat August 9, 2013

    Washington: The US government ordered the evacuation of staff from its consulate in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on Friday due to the threat of attack, with the State Department also warning its citizens not to travel to Pakistan. "The Department of State ordered this drawdown due to specific threats...
  • Yemen: US pulls out nonemergency personnel after terror threat August 7, 2013

    United States has pulled out all nonemergency government personnel from Yemen amid fears of a terrorist attack. Britain, too has evacuated its embassy staff from the country. ...
  • 19 US embassies to remain shut over possible terror threat August 6, 2013

    Nineteen United state embassies across the Middle East, Africa and Asia will remain shut for most of this week over possible alQaedalinked attack. ...
  • Will continue to monitor terror threat: White House August 6, 2013

    The US would continue to monitor the terrorist threat coming from the alQaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and take all the necessary action to thwart that, the Obama Administration said on Monday. "I'm not in a position to discuss specific intelligence, but we believe this threat is significant, and we...
  • US to close Middle East and other embassies on Sunday over 'terror threat' August 2, 2013

    US embassies that would normally be open this Sunday including those in Abu Dhabi, Baghdad and Cairo will be closed that day because of unspecified security concerns, the US State Department said on Thursday. CBS News reported that the embassy closings were tied to US intelligence about an al...
  • Mumbai on high alert amidst terror threats, police issue advisory July 22, 2013

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police has sounded a high alert in the face of recent terror attacks in other parts of the country. The police have given strict instructions to malls, hospitals, schools and other public places to increase surveillance. The decision was taken after major terror threats were made to the...