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  • Centre issues advisory to schools on security

    Not ready to take any chances on security front after the horrific attack on army school in Peshawar and the darkening terror shadow, the Centre has issued an extensive advisory to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) asking it to disseminate it to all schools affiliated with it.

    Saturday, 20 December 2014 - 7:10am
  • 26/11 accused Zaki-ur-Rehman-Lakhvi gets bail; Pakistan government to challenge bail

    Pakistan government to challenge Lakhvi's bail "We have so far produced 46 witnesses in the court who testified against all seven accused - Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, Abdul Wajid, Mazhar Iqbal, Hamad Amin Sadiq, Shahid Jameel Riaz, Jamil Ahmed and Younis Anjum. Only 15 more witnesses have to testify...

    Friday, 19 December 2014 - 7:25am
  • India on high alert after US warning of 26/11 re-run by Hafeez Saeed

    Intelligence agencies were busy holding meetings on Wednesday after a warning from the US about a possible 26/11 re-run by Hafeez Saeed. On Monday, a day before the Peshawar school attack, the US intelligence shared specific inputs with India about this plan. On Wednesday, the Multi-Agency Centre (...

    Thursday, 18 December 2014 - 7:00am
  • Global terror shadow: India on high alert

    In the wake of terror shadow that has enveloped the globe, India is all set to issue a country wide terror alert on Wednesday asking all the states to maintain full vigil for at least the next two months. The advisory comes at a time when festive season of Christmas and New Year is on and the US...

    Wednesday, 17 December 2014 - 7:30am
  • Social media giants should be more proactive

    Worried at the growing trend of educated Indian youths hooking on to the social media, especially on forums that promote hate and terror, India is all set to make a strong demand with Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp etc to get into an agreement to furnish immediate details of internet protocol (IP)...

    Wednesday, 17 December 2014 - 5:05am
  • Sydney siege rattles New Delhi

    The twin developments—first the expose of Bangalore-based Twitter handler for ISIS propaganda, Mehdi Masroor Biswas and then the Sydney hostage crisis led by a self-styled Muslim cleric from Iran Haron Monis has put the Indian security agencies on the edge forcing them to review the threat...

    Tuesday, 16 December 2014 - 6:05am
  • Bullet that hits our soldiers is backed by drug money, says Narendra Modi

    According to a UN report, more than a one million heroin addicts are registered in India, and unofficially there are as many as five million

    Monday, 15 December 2014 - 6:01am
  • T-shirt, Bengali accent vital clues in Mehdi Masroor Biswas's arrest

    Intelligence agencies shortlisted 74 Mehdis after Channel4 interview

    Monday, 15 December 2014 - 7:15am
  • Centre proposes new methods to combat Maoists

    Perturbed by the audacious attack by the Maoists that killed 14 central reserve police force (CRPF) personnel, including two middle rank officials, the Centre is making a renewed push to implement the national policy to effectively combat left wing extremism. Departing from the UPA government's...

    Sunday, 14 December 2014 - 7:31am
  • UK channel blows cover on Islamic State recruiter in Bengaluru, NIA clueless

    Stumped by the revelations by a British channel, Channel4, about ShamiWitness, the Twitter handle of a company executive purportedly based in Bengaluru and said to be popular among IS recruits and fighters, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has taken the case within the ambit of the larger...

    Saturday, 13 December 2014 - 7:33am