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Central Intelligence Agency


Who is Nand Mulchandani, the Indian-origin man appointed as CIA's first Chief Technology Officer

May 01, 2022 9:12 pm

According to the CIA statement, Mulchandani has an experience of 25 years and will ensure "the Agency is leveraging cutting-edge innovations to further CIA's mission".

Senators: CIA has secret programme that collects American data

February 11, 2022 1:48 pm

While neither the agency nor lawmakers would disclose specifics about the data, two Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee alleged the CIA had long hidden details about the program from the public and Congress.

US diplomats, spies may have been hit by electromagnetic energy - report

February 03, 2022 4:41 pm

Some of the 1,000 US diplomats and intelligence officers hit by a mysterious illness known as Havana Syndrome could have been targeted by electromagnetic energy pulses, according to a report to US intelligence leaders.

Gangster Jaipal Singh, his accomplices booked for murdering two policemen in Jagraon

May 17, 2021 8:51 am

On Saturday, two cops from CIA Jagraon of Ludhiana rural police — ASI Bhagwan Singh and ASI Dalwinderjit Singh — had been shot dead after four men allegedly opened fire at them at Jagraon grain market.

CIA worker: Massive 2017 leak 'was crippling' to the agency

February 06, 2020 2:04 pm

``We were in damage mode,'' he said at the trial of Joshua Adam Schulte, who quit the CIA and moved to New York for a $200,000-salaried job four months before the documents were published.

Explained: Why America's secret agency CIA doesn't spy on the UAE

August 27, 2019 6:57 am

A former official in US President Donald Trump's administration said the lack of UAE intelligence is alarming because the desert monarchy now operates as a “rogue state” in strategic nations such as Libya and Qatar and further afield in Africa.

Internal extremists, not India, existential threat to Pakistan: CIA ex-director

June 27, 2019 10:17 pm

The former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director was addressing a 'How should the world view India' session at the Leaders' Summit during UK-India Week in Buckinghamshire near London.

US charges ex-CIA employee with leaking classified data, child porn offenses

June 19, 2018 8:00 am

Joshua Schulte, a New York City resident, was charged in a 13-count superseding indictment connected to alleged theft of classified information from the CIA, the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York said in a statement with US Justice Department and FBI officials.

CIA names VHP, Bajrang Dal as 'religious militant organisations' in World Factbook

June 15, 2018 9:35 pm

The CIA, in its recent edition of the World Factbook, categorised VHP and Bajrang Dal under "political pressure groups", defined as organisations that are involved in politics or that exert political pressure but whose leaders do not stand for elections.

CIA nominee Gina Haspel offered to withdraw over interrogation program

May 07, 2018 8:24 am

White House aides on Friday sought out additional details about Gina Haspel's involvement in the CIA's now-defunct program of detaining and brutally interrogating terror suspects after 9/11 as they prepared her for Wednesday's confirmation hearing. This is when she offered to withdraw, the officials said.