The Bahrain-based US Navy Fifth Fleet said it was assisting the tankers after receiving distress calls following "reported attacks". The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations, part of the Royal Navy, said it was investigating.
New Delhi, Mar 01 (ANI): Minister of state for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said that India has handed over all evidence collected in relation to Pathankot attack to Pakistan. He added that for the first time Pakistan has initiated action after handing over of evidence by India by registering the case. The Pakistan had decided to send a team to Pathankot but they haven't yet given details.
Hyderabad, Feb 17 (ANI): All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday reacted over the JNU incident by saying that the raising anti-national slogans were objectionable but imposing sedition charge is condemnable. He also asked the Centre to probe the attack on journalists.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Briefing the media after the meeting with Home Minister Rajnath Singh regarding the attack on journalists outside the Patiala House Court on Monday, Broadcasters Editors' Association General Secretary NK Singh said the Home Minister has assured that the responsibility for security of journalists on field coverage will be given to the police force present on spot. He further said that police stood as a silent spectator while journalists were being thrashed outside the PH Court.
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): A Patiala House court on Tuesday remanded SAR Geelani, former Delhi University lecturer, to two-day police custody after he was booked for sedition for allegedly organising an event to mark the death anniversary of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru at the Press Club of India on February 10. Geelani was detained on Monday night and questioned for several hours before being put under arrest.
Haridwar, Jan 21 (ANI): Security has been beefed up at the Ardh Kumbh Mela in Varanasi after four suspected terrorists who were allegedly planning to launch an attack at the mela were nabbed on Wednesday. Thousands of Hindu devotees are seen thronging banks of Ganga. The police are using latest technology and equipments to monitor the activities in Haridwar. Meanwhile, a suspicious bag has been found at Haridwar Railway Station gate and is being inspected by the police.
Jakarta, Jan 16 (ANI): Indonesians on Saturday return to their routine two days after a deadly attack in downtown Jakarta, though some were still fearful. Residents visited a memorial at the site of the attack where an Indonesian, a Canadian-Algerian national, and five of the attackers were killed. A visitor from Indonesia’s Sulawesi island said he was afraid to go to shopping malls or western food chains. Another Jakarta resident said he was not at all scared after the incident. Security remained tight in and around the area near Jakarta's oldest shopping mall, Sarinah that was rocked by gun fire and bombs.
West Africa, Jan 16 (ANI): At least 20 people were killed after Islamist gunmen stormed Splendid Hotel in Ouagadougou, the capital city of Burkina Faso in West Africa. Militants from al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb have claimed the responsibility for the attack.
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday said that talks with Pakistan should not be stopped as peace cannot be achieved without dialogue.The former Punjab chief minister also said that India cannot afford to lose its soldiers every day.
New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): Congress leader Digvijay Singh reacted on the recent Pathankot attack and said that considering America’s interest, it is reflected that America is involved in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit from Afghanistan to Pakistan. Taking account of the Pathankot attack, Singh said that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) should investigate the matter.
New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nalin Kohli on Saturday said that the Pathankot incident is a very serious terrorist attack. He added that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on his visit to Pathankot today and he is concerned about it. He further said that they are looking forward for some prompt action.