HIGH ALERT

  • Intelligence inputs warn of suicide attack by LeT terrorists on Tihar jail, Delhi Police on high alert 6 days ago

    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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 10,000 security personnel to guard Delhi on Independence Day August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: On the eve of Independence Day celebrations, unprecedented security measures have been put in place in the national capital. Ten thousand security personnel have been deployed around the Red Fort. Three km radius around the Red Fort will be completely sanitized as well as the entire route covered by...
  • Himachal Pradesh on alert after terrorist movement reports July 18, 2014

    Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Police has upped security after receiving intelligence regarding movement of four terrorists in the state's border areas, police said on Friday. Police received the intelligence reports from bordering Jammu and Kashmir. "We have intensified patrolling on all routes alongside Jammu and Kashmir border in Chamba, but as such there...
  • 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...
  • After bomb threat, Hyderabad international airport on high alert February 21, 2014

    The Hyderabad international airport was on Friday put on high alert after an anonymous letter threatening that explosives will be used and transported through a flight was received at the facility. Sources said the Chief Airport Security Officer (CASO) of the sprawling complex received the letter which threatened that "explosives"...
  • Rahul's road show in Maoisthit Hazaribagh cancelled for security reasons February 7, 2014

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's road show in Jharkhand has been cancelled due to security reasons, a party spokesman said on Friday. The Gandhi scion is visiting Ranchi on Friday and was expected to undertake a road show from Hazaribagh to Ranchi. But Rahul will now go to Hazaribagh by helicopter. He...
  • Bombay HC allows hotels to remain open till 5 am for New Year's party December 31, 2013

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has extended the deadline for New Year's Eve parties and has allowed all establishments hotels and restaurants to remain open till 5 am. Giving the order, the HC said, "It is traditionally a night that people spend with friends and family till morning. There...
  • Battle for Bastar: Explosives recovered ahead of Sonia Gandhi, Modi's rallies November 7, 2013

    Ahead of Narendra Modi, Sonia Gandhi's visit to Naxalinfested Bastar for election campaigning on Thursday, IEDs have been recovered on DornapalChintalnarJagargunda route, claimed CRPF and Chhattisgarh police. Modi is scheduled to address two public meetings in BastarJagdalpur (12.40 pm) and at Kanker (2.35 pm), besides one at Rajnandgaon (Dongargarh at 4.15...
  • Chhattisgarh garh issues alert as heavy rains expected due to Phailin October 12, 2013

    Raipur: Chhattisgarh government has issued an alert to all its departments in view of the cyclone Phailin which is likely to trigger heavy rainfall and thunderstorms in the area between south Bastar and the capital Raipur. The meteorological department said that state may receive a heavy rainfall in the next 48...
  • Cyclone Phailin intensifies, Odisha, Andhra put on high alert October 10, 2013

    The Andhra Pradesh government has issued a high alert across all coastal districts in view of a deep depression over the Bay of Bengal. The depression has intensified into cyclonic storm Phailin which is expected to fall by Saturday night. ...
  • Cyclone hits Andaman Nicobar islands, Andhra Pradesh on high alert October 9, 2013

    New Delhi/Hyderabad: A cyclonic storm on Wednesday hit the Andaman and Nicobar islands and is expected to reach the coast of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha over the next 4872 hours, the Met department said. According to the meteorological department there was a deep depression area over the North Andaman Sea on...
  • North Korea puts army on alert, warns US of 'disastrous consequences' October 8, 2013

    North Korea said on Tuesday its military would be put on high alert and be ready to launch operations, stepping up tension after weeks of rhetoric directed against the United States and South Korea, who it accuses of instigating hostility. Reclusive North Korea has often issued threats to attack the South...
  • 1 SIMI member caught, 6 on the run after escaping from Khandwa jail October 1, 2013

    Seven members of the terror outfit SIMI escaped from the Khandwa jail in Madhya Pradesh early on Tuesday morning. The police have claimed to have arrested one of them while six are still on the run. The police have now declared a high alert in Khandwa as well as Indore. Questions...
  • High alert in the state after twin terror attacks hit Jammu September 26, 2013

    The vehicles have been stopped at the highway near Kajwani Chowk in Jammu. All the vehicles are being stopped, especially those coming from Pathankot towards Jammu. This after a terror attack was seen at Kathua's Hiranagar wher the terrorists came in an auto and entered the police station and started...
  • Bihar floods: Death toll mounts to 201, light rains expected in several districts September 9, 2013

    Over 200 people have died and 6.9 million displaced as the flood situation remained grim in Bihar due to spate in various rivers. Altogether 201 people have died since June 15 and 6.9 million others have been displaced as over 20 districts in the state were hit by flood, Disaster...
  • Gujarat rains: Narmada dam flows above danger mark; 100 villages on high alert August 25, 2013

    Ahmedabad: With water in Narmada dam flowing above danger mark following heavy rains in neighbouring Madhya Pradesh, the administrations in south Gujarat districts of Bharuch and Narmada have shifted around 6,000 people to safer places. Officials say Narmada is now flowing ten feet above the danger mark. On Saturday, the water...
  • 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...
  • Delhi put on high alert ahead of Independence Day August 13, 2013

    Ahead of Independence Day and in the wake of an intelligence alert, Delhi has been put on high alert with heavy security arrangements and police barriers across the city. "There shall be special checking of all vehicles, both private and commercial, entering the city from neighbouring states through border entry points,"...
  • 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...
  • Met dept sounds alert in Uttarakhand, predicts heavy rains for next 3 days August 5, 2013

    Uttarakhand was on high alert on Monday following meteorological predictions of heavy to very heavy rains over three days on top of the downpour that has crippled life in Dehradun. A large section of the main peripheral wall of an 8th century 'math', founded by Adi Shankra, was Monday washed away...
  • Chhattisgarh: Naxals fire at CRPF camps in Sukma district June 11, 2013

    Raipur: Naxalites on Monday night opened fire at CRPF camps in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district but the attack was repulsed by security personnel. Sources said three different camps of the paramilitary in south Bastar were targeted in Naxal gunfire which was suitably retaliated to by the troops. The firing went on...
  • Oklahoma tornado victims astounded at how they survived May 23, 2013

    Moore: Tornado survivors thanked God, sturdy closets and luck in explaining how they lived through the colossal twister that devastated an Oklahoma town and killed 24 people, an astonishingly low toll given the extent of destruction. At least one family took refuge in a bathtub and some people shut themselves in...
  • US: Obama assures aid to all affected in Oklahoma tornado May 22, 2013

    Barack Obama on Tuesday offered condolences for the victims of a deadly tornado in Oklahoma and pledged to focus the nation's resources on recovery and rebuilding. ...
  • US: Oklahoma tornado toll lowered to 24 from 91 May 22, 2013

    Washington: As rescuers searched for survivors of Monday's devastating tornado that pulverized a vast swath of the Oklahoma City suburbs, authorities revised the death toll down to 24 from 91. Nine of the fatalities are children. The Monday afternoon storm carved a trail through the area as much as two miles...
  • Obama pledges all necessary help for stormhit Oklahoma May 22, 2013

    Washington: US President Barack Obama on Tuesday offered condolences for the victims of a deadly tornado in Oklahoma and pledged to focus the nation's resources on recovery and rebuilding. "As a nation, our full focus right now is on the urgent work of rescue and the hard work of recovery and...