ALERT

  • Railway Budget 2015: 'SMS alert' service for arrival and departure time of trains 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu has said that it has proposed to introduce an "SMS alert" service to inform passengers in advance the updated arrival and departure time of trains at starting or destination stations in the budget. Similarly SMS alert would be sent 15/30 minutes in...
  • Facebook launches Amber Alerts to help find missing children January 14, 2015

    New York: Facebook users in the US will soon receive Amber Alerts to help find missing children who may be located near them. Facebook is working with the National Centre for Missing and Exploited Children to send the alerts to users' mobile phones if they are in a search area where...
  • After Bengaluru blast, several cities put on high alert December 30, 2014

    Following the blast in Bengaluru, an alert has been issued across several cities in the country. Mumbai is also among the cities on alert, following Intelligence Bureau's specific inputs regarding these 5 SIMI men who are believed to have carried out the Pune blast. ...
  • Bengaluru blast: Are SIMI suspects behind the terror? December 29, 2014

    After the low intensity blast in Bengaluru, the Home Ministry says it was a terror attack but has no information on who is behind it. However, according to the sources, there are clear similarities with the Pune and Roorkee blast which was carried out by the 5 absconding terrorists of...
  • Bengaluru blast: How safe are our metros? December 29, 2014

    After the low intensity blast in Bengaluru, a high alert has been sounded in the national capital. The intelligence agencies have asked the Delhi police to beef up security in busiest streets and adjoining areas. ...
  • Hyderabad police on alert following Bengaluru blast December 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: Security has been stepped up in Hyderabad following a bomb blast in Bengaluru in which a woman was killed and three others got injured. "Following the last night's incident in Bengaluru, we have alerted everybody. We are vigilant. We are ensuring that checking and...
  • Delhi Police to set up checkpoints across capital, high alert sounded December 29, 2014

    After the low intensity blast in Bengaluru, a high alert has been sounded in the national capital. The inteligence agencies have aksed the Delhi police to beef up security in busiest streets and adjoining areas. ...
  • Intelligence inputs of terror attack by SIMI team puts Mumbai on high alert December 29, 2014

    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...
  • Intelligence inputs warn of suicide attack by LeT terrorists on Tihar jail, Delhi Police on high alert December 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Security of Tihar jail has been beefed up after intelligence inputs were received of a suicide attack by terror outfit Lashkar e Toiba (LeT) to free jailed terrorists. Tihar jail already has a three-layer security apparatus which has now been enhanced further after the inputs. Delhi Police is...
  • IB sounds alert for 5 SIMI members led by Abu Faisal December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Intelligence Bureau has issued an all India alert for SIMI members who escaped from Madhya Pradesh Khandwa jail in 2013. The alert says Rajasthan, Karnataka and Maharashtra could be on terrorists' target. The intelligence agency has intercepted conversation from across border where Pakistan based organisations are heard collaborating...
  • LeT likely to strike Delhi ahead of Obama's January visit, high alert sounded December 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The national capital has been put on high alert after intelligence inputs warned of a possible terror strike ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit in January. Intelligence inputs say terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba is likely to carry out attacks in Delhi ahead of Obama's visit for Republic Day celebrations....
  • Red alert sounded in Delhi following inputs of possible terror attack December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: A red alert was sounded in the national capital on Friday over intelligence inputs of a possible terror strike which threw Delhi Police and other security agencies into a tizzy on a day when multiple attacks by militants in Jammu and Kashmir left several persons dead. Security was beefed...
  • Huge quantity of explosives recovered in Guwahati November 27, 2014

    Guwahati: A large quantity of explosives were today recovered from a vehicle in the capital city where security has been tightened ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit on November 29. Three cartons containing gelatin sticks, detonators and cordex wire hidden inside gunny bags were recovered during routine checking of vehicles...
  • 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...
  • High alert issued along Indo-Pak border after Wagah blast November 3, 2014

    Amritsar: A high alert has been issued along the Attari border area following the blast at Wagah on the Pakistan side even as BSF officials said that the flag-lowering ceremony for the day on the Indian side, which attracts a lot of visitors, was over by the time the attack...
  • BSF alerts positions along Pakistan border in Punjab after Wagah border suicide blast November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: BSF was put on high alert along the Indo-Pak border in Punjab after a suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd across Amritsar's Wagah sector in Pakistan leaving at least 52 people dead on Sunday. BSF chief DK Pathak, who spoke to his officers in the Ferozpur division...
  • West Rajasthan areas put on alert as Cyclone Nilofar nears Gujarat coast October 29, 2014

    Jaisalmer: High alert has been sounded in western areas of Rajasthan by BSF and local administration in view of the likely impact of the cyclonic storm Nilofar that will hit the Gujarat coast on November 1. The cyclone would have mild affect in western areas of Rajasthan such as Barmer,...
  • Airports put on high alert after email threatens terror attack on Air India flights October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: A high alert has been sounded in the Ahmedabad, Mumbai and Kochi airports following threat of a possible terror attack on Air India flights. Sources say that two Air India flights will be targeted by suicide bombers. Friday night flight from Ahmedabad to Mumbai and Saturday's early morning...
  • MHA alerts states of communal flare up ahead of festive season October 20, 2014

    New Delhi: In view of the upcoming festive season, the Ministry of Home Affairs alerted states to ensure prevention of communal flare up especially in regions like Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh. The MHA has also issued an advisory to prevent forcible installation of idols at disputed sites, slogan shouting against a...
  • Red alert on Tamil Nadu-Kerala border areas September 27, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Apparently anticipating trouble, Kerala government sounded red alert on Kerala-Tamil Nadu borders in the wake of Bangalore Special Court convicting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case. State Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala instructed the State DGP to observe special vigil in border areas against the background...
  • All India Radio launches free news SMS alerts in five languages September 19, 2014

    New Delhi: After the launch of its English language free news SMS alerts, All India Radio (AIR) on Friday launched a similar service in five Indian languages Hindi, Marathi, Sanskrit, Dogri and Nepali. Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday launched the free news SMS service of AIR News...
  • China issues heavy rain, typhoon alert September 13, 2014

    Beijing: China's National Meteorological Centre (NMC) on Saturday issued an alert for heavy rain and typhoon. From Saturday to Sunday morning, parts of Sichuan province, Chongqing city and Shaanxi province will receive heavy rains, Xinhua reported citing the NMC statement. Some areas might receive precipitation of 100 to 150 mm, it said. Areas...
  • Australia upgrades national terror alert September 12, 2014

    Sydney: Australia on Friday raised the national terrorism public alert level from medium to high after receiving advice from the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO). Prime Minister Tony Abbott said the advice was not based on knowledge of a specific attack plan but rather a body of evidence that points to...
  • London's Luton airport reopens after alert September 9, 2014

    London: Hundreds of passengers were evacuated and flights were suspended for hours on Monday from Luton Airport near London after a suspicious package was found in a securityscreening area. Passengers were stranded outside the terminal as emergency services examined the suspicious item. The approach road to the airport was closed, triggering...
  • 1,145 cases of dengue reported in China September 6, 2014

    Beijing: Over one thousand people have been diagnosed with dengue fever in China and the government has initiated emergency measures for its prevention, authorities said on Saturday. A total of 1,145 cases dengue fever cases have been confirmed with 31 people in critical situation, an official statement said. Ninety per cent of...
  • Tamil Nadu: Flood alert sounded at Hogenakkal September 5, 2014

    Dharmapuri: All tourism activities in the famous tourist spot of Hogenakal were on Friday suspended till further notice following a flood alert sounded by the district administration due to increased inflows in Cauvery river. District Collector K Vivekanandan in a release said heavy rainfall in catchment areas...
  • J&K: People living in the border areas have been alerted says Commissioner September 4, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, Divisional Commissioner Shantmanu said that many people had been rescued from the flood affected areas. "All departments have been put on high alert. People living in the border areas have been alerted," said Shantmanu. ...
  • Heavy rains in Kerala leave 7 dead August 24, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala has been put on high alert for floods and landslides after heavy rainfall caused the death of seven including one threeyearold in the wee hours of Sunday. Heavy rains lashed many parts of the state, particularly Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikode, Pathanamthitta and Kollam districts since Saturday night. Widespread loss of agriculture,...
  • Bihar: Flood alert issued in 9 districts as water level rises in river Kosi August 17, 2014

    Supaul (Bihar): Flood alert has been issued in nine districts in Bihar after the rising water levels of the Kosi river continued to trigger panic, flooding villages along its course. More than four lakh people in eastern India are likely to be affected. The National Disaster Response Force teams has...
  • Guwahati on high alert ahead of Independence Day August 14, 2014

    Guwahati: Security measures have been tightened for the Independence Day celebrations on Thursday ahead of the 68th Independence Day. Check points have been put up across Guwahati and frisking is being done for all vehicles. Security forces are on high alert to thwart any subversive activity. There is no intelligence...