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.
Odisha has asked the collectors of 14 districts to be on high alert as a depression formed over the Bay of Bengal could intensify into a cyclonic storm and hit the state coast, officials said on Wednesday.
Security along the India-Bangladesh border has been further tightened to foil any plot by terrorists and inimical forces in Tripura and Assam during the Durga Puja festival which begins Thursday, officials said here Monday.
Pakistani police scoured hills surrounding the capital Islamabad and sent additional units to protect key installations on Monday amid tightened security ahead of a major Muslim holiday and after a bomb blast in which three people were dead and at least 14 injured on a train.