US posts across the world put on high alert

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.

High alert in Haridwar following explosion in Roorkee

High alert has been declared in the district a day after a 12-year-old school boy was killed in an explosion in Roorkee town, police said on Monday.

Iraq on 'high alert' amid Islamic State group attacks, mass killings

Iraq on Monday boosted security amid fears of the Islamic State group launching major attacks on Shiite pilgrims flocking to the shrine city of Karbala as further reports emerged of mass killings.

High alert issued along Indo-Pak border after Wagah blast

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 on high alert over possible Marburg outbreak

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.

15 battalions of Indian Army on high alert in Ladakh: Reports
15 battalions of Indian Army on high alert in Ladakh: Reports

The Indian Army has put 15 of its battalions on high alert in eastern Ladakh keeping in view the incidents of incursions there, reports suggested on Sunday.

Flood alert in J&K; Jhelum flowing above danger mark

After three days of incessant rain, the Omar Abdullah government in Jammu and Kashmir has sounded a flood alert in the state and asked the authorities to be prepared to meet any eventuality.

High alert at Mumbai airport; IM to hijack plane to free Bhatkal?

Security at the Mumbai Airport has been tightened keeping in view Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s scheduled visit to the financial capital on August 16.

Kochi Airport put on high alert after terror threat calls

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.

Jordan on alert over Iraq violence

Jordan`s Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh said the security forces are on alert to protect the country from effects of the ongoing violence in Iraq, media reported Tuesday.

Kerala on high alert over MERS

The Kerala health department is on high alert after increasing number of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) cases were reported in Saudi Arabia.

Centre tells states to tighten security during festival season

In the wake of multiple blasts in Patna, the Centre on Monday asked all states to maintain high alert and tighten security during the festival season.

Odisha on high alert over cyclone threat

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.

Durga Puja to begin amid high alert in Tripura, Assam

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.

Ayodhya, religious places in UP put on high alert

Uttar Pradesh govt has put on high alert Ayodhya and other religious places after Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal`s revelation that terrorist, Tahseen Akhtar, was planning to target them.

Muzaffarnagar violence: High alert sounded in Uttarakhand

In the wake of communal tension in Muzaffarnagar in neighbouring Uttar Pradesh, a high alert has been sounded across Uttarakhand.

Pakistan on high alert after Taliban threat, train blast

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.

Taiwan on high alert over rabies outbreak

Taiwan has been put on high alert for rabies after 22 infections were reported on the island, and the virus jumped from infected ferret-badgers to an Asian house shrew, officials said.

Mauritius on high alert after finding swine flu

The island nation of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean has put its international airport on high alert after confirmation of the first case of H1N1 swine flu.

High alert at Bangalore airport, city

Bangalore city and the international airport have been put on high alert following an intelligence alert and in view of Ramadhan fasting and upcoming Independence Day, police said Monday.