IED

  • Security forces recover IED in J&K's Shopian district December 11, 2014

    Srinagar: Security forces on Thursday found an improvised explosive device (IED) under a culvert in Shopian district of Kashmir, averting a major tragedy. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah addressed two election rallies in the district on Thursday and the spot where the IED was recovered was about seven kilometres...
  • Burdwan blast probe: NIA arrests a Myanmar national for alleged role in organising terror camps November 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested a Burmese national Khalid Mohammed from Hyderabad for his alleged involvement in the Burdwan blast case probe. The Burmese national is allegedly an IED maker belonging to the Rohingya Muslim solidarity group. He is believed to have have organised terror camps along...
  • J&K: Major tragedy averted, IED defused in Shopian district October 31, 2014

    Srinagar: Security forces on Friday detected and defused an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in south Kashmir's Shopian district weeks ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in the state, police said. The IED, weighing about five kilogrammes, was hidden inside a small LPG cylinder in an orchard near the Mughal Road, they...
  • WB: NIA finds 39 IEDs in Burdwan; probes Simulia Madrasa's link to terror module October 18, 2014

    Burdwan: A cache of some 39 Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) and chemicals were recovered from a secret chamber atop a toilet inside the premises of a house on Badshahi Road on the outskirts of Burdwan town by the National Investigative Agency (NIA) and its assisting National Security Guard (NSG) commandos...
  • J&K: IED blast at Nadihal in Baramullah, two Army personnel injured October 16, 2014

    Srinagar: Two Army personnel have been injured in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast on Thursday afternoon in the Nadihal area of Baramullah in north Kashmir when suspected terrorists targeted an army convoy. The blast targeted an Army anti-sabotage vehicle. Two injured army soldiers have been rushed to a nearby Army...
  • Indian Army recovers Pakistan-origin mine along LoC in Poonch October 15, 2014

    Jammu: Army has foiled a cross-border plan to plant IEDs and target patrolling troops as they recovered one such Pakistan-made mine along Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district. "Pakistan origin claymore mine along with a knife, shawl, tracksuit and caps was recovered on LoC in Saujiyan Sector in Poonch on...
  • Mamata attacks Centre, a day after blast probe shifts to NIA October 10, 2014

    Kolkata: Mamata Banerjee on Friday launched a blistering attack against the Centre, a day after it suo motu handing over the Burdwan blast probe to the NIA, saying there was an increasing trend of interference in state matters ever since the new government took over, which is "unprecedented, undemocratic and...
  • Burdwan blast: TMC lashes back at opposition, says BJP, CPM trying to tarnish image October 5, 2014

    The TMC has hit back at BJP and the CPI(M) after some suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorists were killed while allegedly trying to make an IED in TMC MP Nurul Hasan Choudhary's residence. Rpy said that the opposition was trying to tarnish the TMC's image. ...
  • Burdwan blast: TMC comes under fire by opposition October 5, 2014

    Trinamool Congress came under fire by opposition CPI(M) and BJP, that attacked the ruling party in West Bengal in connection with the explosion at TMC leader Nurul Hasan Choudhury's residence in Khagragarh locality of Burdwan district. ...
  • 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 MadanpurLawapani 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 insurgencyhit 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 justheld parliamentary polls, were recovered on Thursday in insurgencyhit 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 HehranjPanki 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 10, 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 antiNaxal operation February 20, 2014

    Security forces on Wednesday seized a 25kg IED during an antiNaxal operation in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district. CRPF personnel were combing the jungles of KolotopoChotanagra 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 CRPFpolice 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 ChintagufaBheji 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...