A Turkish Airlines flight flying from Bangkok to Istanbul, which had made emergency landing at New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport on Tuesday afternoon following a bomb threat mid-air, has now been cleared to fly after no explosive was found on the plane.
As the ninth Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT) review conference concluded, China has gone on record to say that while it backed Pakistan`s bid to gain access to the Nuclear Supplier`s Group (NSG), its inking of the NPT was "crucial."
China has said it backs Pakistan's "engagement" with the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) even as it maintained that acceptance of the NPT was a standard to admit new member-states in the 48-nation grouping.
In a major overhaul of security drill for VIPs, NSG's elite 'Black Cat' commandos are likely to be withdrawn for Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh and RJD Supremo Lalu Prasad even as Saradha scam accused Mantang Sinh will continue to enjoy Z-plus cover.
Security agencies dealing with the menace of IEDs and similar local bombs, which claimed 75 lives in the country last year, are still "groping" to obtain suitable gadgets and machines to detect their presence and triggering mechanisms, a top security official today said.
A special sniffer dog squad of ITBP has been brought in to the national capital to sanitise the locations which are on the itinerary of US President Barack Obama for his visit later this month to take part in the Republic Day celebrations.
Live coverage of anti-terror operations by television channels is likely to be banned soon as the Home Ministry has asked the Information and Broadcasting Ministry to amend the rules to stop such telecast.
With fresh inputs on the Burdwan blast indicating pan-India existence of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), Home Minister Rajnath Singh Tuesday ordered immediate neutralisation of the terror modules of the banned group.
Investigating agencies on Monday began probing the role of three non-governmental organisations (NGOs) who are suspected to have funded the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) operatives in the case.
The NSG, which protects some of the most 'vulnerable' VVIPs of the country, is set to shed its load in this theater and transfer some of these protectees to other paramilitary forces after an "in principle" nod by the Union Home Ministry.
Counter-hijack operations force NSG has submitted a report to the Union Home Ministry giving details of the sequence of events that led to the surprise recovery of a dummy stun-grenade on-board an Air India plane when it landed at Jeddah few days back.