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.
With the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issuing a nationwide alert in the wake of a ghastly attack at a school in Pakistan, Delhi Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi on Wednesday assured that all necessary steps were being taken to ensure the safety of U.S. President Barack Obama during his visit to New Delhi in January next year.
Educational institutions in Patna were on Wednesday asked by police to install CCTV cameras as states worked on fresh security guidelines for them after the massacre in a Peshawar school that prompted the Centre to mull a new advisory.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Wednesday ordered an urgent enquiry into why a deranged Islamic gunman was not under surveillance and how he obtained citizenship, as security was stepped up after a fatal cafe siege.
A 40-member team comprising US security advisers, representatives of the two houses and journalists visited the Taj Mahal in Agra to access security arrangements and logistics, ahead of the US President Barack Obama`s India visit Jan 26.
Swiss chocolate-maker Lindt, the owner of the Sydney cafe at the centre of a day-long siege Monday that ended in the deaths of the gunman and two of his hostages, said it was "devastated" by the outcome of the standoff.
US. prosecutors have asked a federal judge to allow them to use documents seized during the 2011 military raid that killed Osama bin Laden at the January trial of suspected al Qaeda figure Abu Anas al-Liby.
Elaborate security arrangements have been made for security of voters and polling booths for smooth and peaceful polling in the fourth phase of elections in the 18 constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir Divisions.
The UN Security Council Tuesday renewed the sanctions on Liberia for another nine months as the security situation in the country remains fragile and constitutes a threat to international peace and security in the region.