12 terror suspects remanded in NIA custody till Feb5

NEW DELHI: Twelve suspects, arrested from across the country for their alleged links with terror group ISIS, were on Monday remanded in NIA custody till February 5 by a special court here. The accused, who had their faces muffled, were produced amidst tight security before District Judge Amar Nath during an in-camera proceeding. According to […]

India 2nd most affected with Android malware

New Delhi: India is not only home to one of the largest smartphone userbase, but also the second most affected in terms of Android malware with close to one million devices being infected in 2015, a report by Cheetah Mobile Security today said. India trails only China, which had 1.5 million infected devices last year. […]

Bomb threat to Kathmandu-bound Jet flight

New Delhi: A bomb threat call today forced Jet Airways to ground its Kathmandu-bound flight carrying 104 passengers just before it was to take off from the IGI Airport here. Officials said the plane has been taken to the isolation bay at the IGIA and all passengers de-boarded for a through anti-sabotage check. The call […]

Jammu records coldest night in 70 years

Jammu: Jammu recorded the “coldest night” in last 70 years with the minimum temperature settling at 0.05 degrees Celsius as dense fog engulfed the city, while the state MeT department predicted snowfall on January 29-30 in the mountainous belt of Jammu and Kashmir. “Jammu recorded a minimum temperature of 0.05 degrees Celsius last night making […]

LeT militant arrested in central Kashmir

Srinagar: A Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militant was arrested from Chadoora area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district, a police official said today. Basharat Ahmad Shah was arrested last evening from an orchard in Chadoora, 20 kms from here, the official said. He said one AK rifle, two magazines and a hand grenade were recovered from the possession […]

Chilly morning in Delhi, fog affects rail services

New Delhi: It was a chilly morning today with mercury dropping to 6.7 degrees Celsius while moderate to dense fog continued to disrupt rail services. However, flight operations remained normal at the Delhi Airport. Visibility was 400 metres at 8.30 AM, a marked improvement from yesterday when it was zero. “The minimum is a notch […]

Slight relief from intense cold conditions in Kashmir

Srinagar: There was an improvement in the minimum temperature at most places in Kashmir division, including Ladakh region, providing relief to residents from intense cold conditions today, even as the Valley is bracing up for a possible spell of wet weather later this week. The mercury in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, […]

Sedition case filed against Khaleda Zia

Dhaka: Former Bangladeshi prime minister and opposition leader Khaleda Zia was today booked for sedition over her alleged “slanderous comments” concerning martyrs of the 1971 liberation war against Pakistan. “The case has been filed against her at the chief metropolitan magistrate’s court (Dhaka) this morning along with prayers seeking her arrest,” a court official told […]