Terrorism Threat

  • Some US-bound air travelers must turn on phones for better security 08-07-2014 02:27 PM

    Washington: Passengers at some overseas airports that offer US-bound 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...
  • Terror threat: All major airports in South India put on high alert 06-05-2014 11:47 AM

    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 27-03-2014 08:15 AM

    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 24-03-2014 12:20 PM

    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...
  • BJP delegation to meet Shinde over terror threats to its leaders 21-03-2014 11:07 AM

    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,...
  • BJP claims terror threat to senior leaders, Shinde denies reports 20-03-2014 03:28 PM

    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...
  • Modi has been provided adequate security, says RPN Singh 06-11-2013 12:19 PM

    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...
  • BJP says Centre must provide PM level security to Modi 06-11-2013 11:19 AM

    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 16-08-2013 03:21 PM

    UK's busiest airport Heathrow has been put on high terror alert after "credible" intelligence emerged that al-Qaeda 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 al-Qaeda...
  • Massive security deployment on the eve of Independence Day 14-08-2013 09:25 PM

    Massive security deployment has been made in the national capital on the eve of Independence Day. Three-tier security with the NSG, paramilitary and Delhi police has been put in place. Security has been beefed up along the Indo-Nepal border in UP's Sunauli. Security also tightened in Agra. In Assam, security...
  • Delhi: Security beefed up as IB issues terror threat alert 13-08-2013 07:40 PM

    The security has been beefed up across the national capital after Intelligence Bureau issued warning of a possible Lashkar attack in the run-up 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 13-08-2013 09:30 AM

    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 tip-off, commandos have been stationed at Ayodhya, Mathura, Varanasi and other sensitive places. An official said the tip-off was specific and prior...
  • News 360: 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed may be planning an attack in Delhi 09-08-2013 11:05 PM

    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 CNN-IBN that the IB letter has outlined a specific threat to Delhi. ...
  • Hafiz Saeed may be planning an attack in Delhi, city on alert: sources 09-08-2013 12:05 PM

    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 CNN-IBN that the IB letter has outlined a specific threat to Delhi. Sources say the intelligence agency gathered inputs that...
  • US warns citizens not to travel to Pakistan over terror threat 09-08-2013 09:19 AM

    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...
  • Yemen: US pulls out non-emergency personnel after terror threat 07-08-2013 02:20 PM

    United States has pulled out all non-emergency 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 06-08-2013 03:00 PM

    Nineteen United state embassies across the Middle East, Africa and Asia will remain shut for most of this week over possible al-Qaeda-linked attack. ...
  • Will continue to monitor terror threat: White House 06-08-2013 01:23 AM

    The US would continue to monitor the terrorist threat coming from the al-Qaeda 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' 02-08-2013 11:21 AM

    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...
  • Mumbai on high alert amidst terror threats, police issue advisory 22-07-2013 08:06 AM

    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...
  • Iraq: Series of bombings kill at least 28 15-07-2013 11:41 AM

    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 full-scale sectarian fighting. The...
  • Pakistan: Series of bomb blasts kill 49, injure over 140 01-07-2013 07:59 AM

    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 30-06-2013 02:40 PM

    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...
  • Pakistan: Bomb targeting senior judge kills 7 26-06-2013 02:15 PM

    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 09-06-2013 11:50 PM

    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 higher-level discussion on easing animosity and restoring stalled rapprochement projects. The meeting at Panmunjom, where the armistice...
  • UK fighters escort Pakistan plane to airport; 2 arrested 24-05-2013 09:13 PM

    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 20-05-2013 03:17 PM

    Seoul: North Korea fired two short-range 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? 13-04-2013 05:44 PM

    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...
  • Mumbai: Terror threat looms over oil refineries 06-09-2012 07:59 PM

    Mumbai: The eastern belt of Mumbai is one of India's most sensitive zones. Adjacent to the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre are the HPCL and BPCL oil refineries - one of India's most important fuel supply hub. While BARC is now on a high alert after an inter-state terror module was...