Anna Hazare gets threat to life from NRI, security stepped up

Anna Hazare, who is set to undertake a footmarch to protest the land bill, has received threat to his life on Facebook from a Canada-based NRI following which an FIR has been registered and security around the anti-graft crusader tightened.

'Commercialisation of ocean sector threat to mankind'
'Commercialisation of ocean sector threat to mankind'

Rapid commercialisation of the ocean sector, with little regard to ecology, is a major threat to marine ecosystem and the very existence of mankind, Kerala Governor P Sathasivam said Thursday.

Withdrew because of health not due to BI-IOA standoff: Sumit Sangwan
Withdrew because of health not due to BI-IOA standoff: Sumit Sangwan

Unwilling to be caught in the tug of war between the Indian Olympic Association and Boxing India, rising Indian pugilist Sumit Sangwan on Saturday asserted that his pullout from the National Games here was caused by fitness issues and not the threat of a ban from BI.

Tamil daily Dinamalar gets threat letter, warned of 'Charlie Hebdo style' attack
Tamil daily Dinamalar gets threat letter, warned of 'Charlie Hebdo style' attack

Dinamalar, a Tamil newspaper, has reportedly received threat of an attack similar to the one by Islamist State militants on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Rajasthan: 10 ministers get e-mail threats from Indian Mujahideen

10 ministers of Rajasthan have got e-mails threats from the Indian Mujahideen warning them of bomb blasts on the coming Republic Day (January 26).

Pakistan: Taliban threatens to kill children of Army personnel, politicians

Taliban has issued another threat – stop killing our terrorists or we will target the children of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Army officials.

AC/DC drummer denies murder threat, drug possession
AC/DC drummer denies murder threat, drug possession

Hard rock band AC/DC's drummer Phil Rudd Tuesday denied charges of threatening to kill and possessing drugs.

Reminding people of love, care reduces brain's response to threat
Reminding people of love, care reduces brain's response to threat

A new study has revealed that if people are reminded of being loved and cared then their brain's response to treat reduces significantly.

Egypt arrests suspect over threats to American schools

Egypt on Saturday announced the arrest of a US-Egyptian citizen accused of having posted on jihadist websites a threat to attack American and other international schools in the region.

Pretoria prison gangs behind death threat to Oscar Pistorius
Pretoria prison gangs behind death threat to Oscar Pistorius

Paralympics runner Oscar Pistorius, who starts his five-year sentence at Pretoria's Central Prison, would urgently need to study the lore and laws of South Africa's numbers gangs as the double-amputee athlete is reportedly under a death threat from the gangs.

Embattled Nigeria states halt travel over holiday threats

Maidguri: Nigeria's embattled northeast Yobe and Borno states today imposed a travel ban through the Muslim holiday weekend to guard against Boko Haram attacks, barring motorists from reaching their families for the Eid celebration.

Emma Watson's nude pic leak threat a hoax?
Emma Watson's nude pic leak threat a hoax?

 

New York: The threat to release nude pictures of actress Emma Watson was reportedly a hoax. It is said that this is an attempt to close the image sharing site 4chan, where the hacked, naked photos of female celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence initially appeared.

FIFA will not ban travel to Ebola-hit countries
FIFA will not ban travel to Ebola-hit countries

The medical committee of world soccer's governing body, FIFA, decided Tuesday not to impose a ban on travelling to countries hit with the deadly Ebola outbreak.

Norway calls off terror alert, says threat gone

Norway`s intelligence service says the Scandinavian country no longer faces an imminent terror threat from people with links to Islamic fighters in Syria.

East Ukraine rebels deny threat to ban OSCE from crash site

Rebels in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday denied they had threatened to ban the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) from the crash site of Malaysian flight MH17.

Fighter jets escort Toronto flight after alleged threat

A flight carrying Canadians on vacation to Panama was turned around and escorted back to Toronto by two fighter jets today after an unruly passenger made threats against the aircraft.

Head of religious community receives threat SMS in Muzaffarnagar, accused held

Head of a religious community allegedly received threat SMSs from a youth here following which the accused was arrested at Khatoli town in the district, police said on Tuesday.

Uzbekistan fines journalist for `threatening order`

A court in Uzbekistan on Saturday fined an independent journalist for "spreading panic" and working without accreditation.

Muthalik is threat to national security: Congress

The Goa Congress has demanded Sri Ram Sene Chief Pramod Muthalik be detained under National Security Act (NSA), claiming him as a "threat to national security".

Police evacuate Amsterdam main square after bomb threat

Dutch police on Wednesday evacuated Amsterdam`s main Dam Square, where one of the royal palaces is situated, because of a bomb threat.