A high alert has been sounded in Jammu and Kathua following intelligence intercepts that Lashker e Toiba and Hizbul Mujahideen, backed by the ISI, are planning terror strikes in the region coinciding with US President Barack Obama's visit.
High alert was on Thursday sounded and security stepped up in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of inputs about possible attacks by Pakistan-based terror outfits on "soft targets" ahead of US President Barack Obama's India visit later this month.
With the New Year celebrations round the corner and a bomb blast in Bengaluru, police in the national capital is on high alert and security has been stepped in the city to thwart any untoward incidence.
With investigators not ruling out the 'terror angle' in the blast outside a restaurant that killed one woman and injured one, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah have called separate high-level meets on Monday.
After ensuring a peaceful, incident-free four phases of the assembly election in Jammu and Kashmir, authorities Friday sounded high alert in the Jammu region where 20 constituencies go to polls tomorrow in the fifth and final phase.
Delhi Police is on a high alert and has tightened the security of vital institutions in the national capital, including the Tihar Central Jail, in the aftermath of terror strikes in Peshawar and Sydney.
American posts - both diplomatic and military - across the globe have been put on high alert following the release of a US Senate committee report on its post 9/11 detention and interrogation program, officials said.
Amritsar: A high alert has been issued along the Attari border area here following the blast on Sunday 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 occurred.
Kenya said Saturday that adequate measures have been put in place, with health facilities and ports of entry being on high alert, to check possible outbreak of Marburg haemorrhagic fever in the country.
The Kochi International airport at nearby Nedumbassery was on Friday put on high alert after it received threatening calls stating that it would be attacked by terrorists with AK-47s, a top airport official said.