Fruit flies' 'sense of smell' can help detect drugs, bombs
Fruit flies' 'sense of smell' can help detect drugs, bombs

A new study has revealed that 'sense of smell' in the fruit flies can help in detecting drugs and bombs.

Forces dropping bombs from chopper, claims maoists misinformation campaign


New Delhi: The Maoists have launched a misinformation campaign against the security forces saying bombs were being airdropped from helicopters at Naxal hideouts, a charge vehemently denied by the Home Ministry.

Two militants held, bombs seized in Manipur

Two militants were arrested and several powerful bombs recovered from different areas of Manipur, police said on Tuesday.

Baghdad blasts kill 10: Police

At least 10 people were killed and 29 wounded today in bomb blasts that struck two districts of Baghdad, police and hospital sources said.

Russia-born student pleads guilty to making bombs

A Russian-born university student has pleaded guilty to a charge of building bombs without a federal license in his off-campus apartment in Pennsylvania.

Yemen bombs Shi`ite rebels after truce collapses, 70 killed

The Yemeni air force bombed Shi`ite Muslim fighters north of Sanaa on Saturday in fighting that killed at least 70 people, local officials said, after a truce reached last month between the insurgents and government forces collapsed.

Powerful bombs seized from train in Bihar

Eight powerful bombs were seized by the police from a train bound for New Jalpaiguri in adjacent West Bengal when it stopped at the Kishanganj Railway Station.

Israel bombs multiple targets in Gaza after rocket attacks

Israeli aircraft attacked at least six militant targets in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, hours after rockets fired from the Palestinian territory set a factory in Israel on fire, Israeli and Palestinian officials said.

Kerry issues warning after Syria bombs Iraq

US Secretary of State John Kerry warned Mideast nations today against taking new military action in Iraq that might heighten already-tense sectarian divisions, as reports surfaced that Syria launched airstrikes across the border and Iran has been flying surveillance drones over the neighboring country.

Baghdad car bombs kill 60; militants storm Ramadi university

A wave of car bombs exploded across Baghdad on Saturday, killing more than 60 people, and militants stormed a university campus in western Iraq, security and medical sources said.

Bihar offers reward for pre-poll tip-offs on bombs

Authorities in Bihar`s Maoist-affected East Champaran Lok Sabha constituency Saturday announced cash awards of up to Rs.1 lakh for information about explosive devices being planted ahead of the last phase of the general elections.

Bombs and explosives found in Bihar

In a major haul, 63 country - made bombs and five kilograms of explosives were seized during a raid in Bhagalpur late last night.

Chennai twin blasts: Bombs for poll-bound areas in Andhra?

Was some area in poll-bound Andhra Pradesh the real target of the two bombs that exploded in Chennai Central railway station early on Thursday?

Two killed in explosion ahead of polls in Birbhum district

Two persons were killed when a bomb they were making exploded at Kusumberia village in Birbhum district on Monday.

Attacks kill at least 15 people in Iraq

A series of attacks, including a coordinated assault on a private Shiite college in Baghdad, killed at least 15 people and wounded nearly 50 others in Iraq on Monday, officials said.

Five bombs recovered in Hazaribagh on poll eve

On the eve of polling for Hazaribagh Lok Sabha seat, five improvised bombs were today recovered by security forces from a jungle area of the constituency in Jharkhand.

Eleven bombs found in two Bihar constituencies

Eleven bombs planted by Maoists in Gaya and Aurangabad Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar were found by security forces, police said.

Explosion, clashes kill 21 soldiers in Iraq

Officials in Iraq say an explosion at a booby-trapped house and ensuing clashes with militants have killed 15 soldiers west of Baghdad.

Blasts, clashes in Bahrain Shiite village

Two homemade bombs exploded overnight in a Shiite village west of Manama as Bahraini police clashed with rioters, police said Monday while the opposition accused authorities of attacking mourners.

Two Egypt bombs wound four officers

Four Egyptian policemen were wounded in a bomb attack on a bridge in the capital, the Interior Ministry said.