Terrorism Threat

  • Jihadist outfit with links to ISIS threatens to avenge Batla House encounter 2 days ago

    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...
  • Iraq: Series of bombings kill at least 28 July 15, 2013

    Baghdad: A wave of explosions tore through overwhelmingly Shiite cities south of Baghdad shortly before the Muslim faithful broke their Ramadan fasts on Sunday, killing at least 28, according to officials, part of a surge of violence that is raising fears Iraq is sliding back toward fullscale sectarian fighting. The coordinated...
  • Pakistan: Series of bomb blasts kill 49, injure over 140 July 1, 2013

    Islamabad: Terror attacks on Sunday at four different places had left at least 49 dead and more than 140 injured In Pakistan. In Quetta at least 24 people have been killed and over 60 injured in a powerful explosion near an Imambarah in a Hazara town. And In Peshawar at...
  • Pakistan: Blast in Peshawar kills nine, wounds 20 June 30, 2013

    Peshawar: At least nine persons, including three children, were killed and over 20 others injured on Sunday in a powerful blast targeting a convoy of security forces in Peshawar city in northwest Pakistan. The blast, believed to be an IED explosion, targeted the convoy of security forces on their way to...
  • Pakistan: Bomb targeting senior judge kills 7 June 26, 2013

    Karachi: A motorcycle bomb targeted a senior judge in this southern Pakistani port city on Wednesday, killing seven people, including four security personnel. Justice Maqbool Baqar, senior Judge of Sindh High Court, was heading to the court when the bomb believed to be attached to a motorbike exploded near his...
  • North and South Korea hold first talks in two years June 9, 2013

    Seoul: Government delegates from North and South Korea held a marathon session of preparatory talks on Sunday at a "truce village" on their heavily armed border aimed at setting ground rules for a higherlevel discussion on easing animosity and restoring stalled rapprochement projects. The meeting at Panmunjom, where the armistice agreement...
  • UK fighters escort Pakistan plane to airport; 2 arrested May 24, 2013

    London: British fighter jets escorted a Pakistan International Airlines passenger plane to Stansted Airport near London on Friday, where police went on board and arrested two men on suspicion of endangering an aircraft. Passengers were leaving the plane and no one was hurt in the incident, a spokesman for the...
  • North Korea fires sixth missile in three days May 20, 2013

    Seoul: North Korea fired two shortrange missiles on Monday, making six launches in three days, and it condemned South Korea for criticising what it said were its legitimate military drills. South Korea's Defense Ministry said North Korea had fired one missile on Monday morning and a second one in the...
  • Mumbai: Police chowki at Mukesh Ambani's Antilia? April 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Mumbai police is mulling over a proposal sent by the office of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani to set up a police chowki at his sprawling residential building 'Antilia' in Altamount Road in Mumbai. The proposal comes in the wake of a letter purportedly by terrorist outfit...