Sunday, Sep 25, 2022



Does an ornithologist make for a good spy? Stephen Alter explores the answer in his thrilling new historical detective novel

May 07, 2022 9:46 am

Set in 1962, it features an American ornithologist on an intriguing trail of international espionage across India

Remembering espionage writer John le Carré with some of his best books

December 14, 2020 5:30 pm

David Cornwell -- known to the world as John le Carre -- died after a short illness in Cornwall, southwestern England

China says it has captured a group of Taiwanese spies

October 12, 2020 5:18 pm

China Central Television identified one suspect as a Taiwanese man, Li Mengju, who it said took photos of paramilitary armed police in Shenzhen, a city that borders Hong Kong. It said he was detained in August at a Shenzhen border crossing.

MP man claims the 'spy' held in Pakistan is his mentally-challenged brother

August 04, 2019 7:00 pm

Police in Pakistan's Punjab province had last week claimed to have arrested an "Indian spy", Raju Lakshman, in the town of Dera Ghazi Khan.

Punjab: Military electrician spying for Pak arrested

March 16, 2019 6:22 am

Police said Kumar, during questioning, revealed that he was befriended by the Pakistan-based intelligence operative on social media and was asked for information about Indian Army units located along the Indo-Pak border and also movement of Army convoys in the area.

Former Russian double agent critically ill in Britain after exposure to unidentified substance

March 06, 2018 1:55 pm

Relations between Britain and Russia have been strained since the murder of ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko with radioactive polonium-210 in London in 2006, a killing which a British inquiry said was probably approved by President Vladimir Putin.

Jammu: Arrested Pakistani 'spy' hospitalised

March 09, 2016 6:31 pm

Identified as 85-year-old Mohammad Nazir, son of Fateh Din of Lahore, sources said that he was lodged in District Jail, Jammu.

Dinanagar terror attack: ‘Punjab cops checked on Pak spy pigeon’

September 18, 2015 8:30 am

“Do not read too much into this. There is nothing like that. The pigeon story is dead,” said Pathankot Senior Superintendent of Police Rakesh Kaushal.

Nargis Fakhri feels 'blessed' to work with Melissa McCarthy

June 18, 2015 8:00 pm

Nargis Fakhri says it was a privilege to team up with the Hollywood icon Melissa McCarthy in "Spy".

US spy girl "Betty" turns 100, was stationed in India during WWII

March 04, 2015 9:45 am

Elizabeth "Betty" McIntosh was stationed in India as an officer of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), which is CIA's predecessor.


Mad Max, The Revenant, Carol, Spy: Nominees for the Best Picture at Golden Globes

January 08, 2016 3:04 pm

Here are the nominees for Best Picture at 73rd Golden Globes, which will be held on January 10th, 2016.