Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicBomb threat

Topic: Bomb threat

Alert flower seller saved the day at Ghazipur mandi, IED was ‘meant to cause maximum damage’

IED found in Delhi’s Ghazipur flower market contained RDX and ammonium nitrate, could have caused ‘heavy damage to life and property’. No one has claimed responsibility.

How ITBP ‘best dog’ Snowy detected IED with 50-kg explosives, saved the day & 25 troopers

The Indo-Tibetan Border Police has awarded a special medal to the eight-year-old female Belgian Malinois for helping avert a Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh last month.

Bomb threat call causes scare at 3 Mumbai railway stations, Amitabh Bachchan’s bungalow

The caller Friday night told Mumbai Police that bombs have been placed at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Byculla, Dadar railway stations, and at actor Amitabh Bachchan's house.

World likely to be hit by chemical, biological or dirty bomb terror attack by 2030, UK warns

In perhaps its most wide-ranging re-evaluation of security since Cold War, UK intends to cut tanks, fighter jets while bolstering arsenal of nuclear missiles potentially by 40%.

After Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray, Sharad Pawar & Anil Deshmukh receive threats

Security was scaled up at Thackeray's private residence Sunday after an unidentified person, claiming to be an aide of Dawood Ibrahim, threatened to blow up the building.

Lucknow Bar Association general secretary arrested in court bomb hurling case

General Secretary Jitu Yadav along with others were arrested for hurling a crude bomb at lawyer Sanjeev Lodhi's chamber in a Lucknow court Thursday.

Woman grounds IndiGo flight with ‘bomb’ tip, turns out to be false alarm

A Mumbai-Lucknow flight was delayed for an hour after a woman claimed there could be a bomb on the plane, and showed photos of alleged suspect.

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Not just 1st R-Day, 26 Jan 1950 also significant as Indian Army, Navy shed ‘Royal’ prefix

Both the ‘Royal’ prefix for the Navy and Air Force in India, as well as the absence of such a label for the Army, have their roots in British military and political history.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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