Punjab on high alert: 5,000 officials take part in operation

punjabpoliceNew Delhi, Oct 12: The Punjab Police have declared a high state of alert in the state based on Intelligence reports about a major terror strike. Cordon and Search Operations (CASO) were undertaken in Pathankot and Gurdaspur following the alert.

There are over 5,000 police officials who are taking part in the search ooeprations. The operations would continue for a couple of days more and a decision to this effect was taken following a meeting chaired by Punjab Police chief, Dinkar Gupta.

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Ban to protect, ban to protect: Pakistan and its long history of eyewashes

hafiz-aliNew Delhi, Oct 11: Ahead of the crucial FATF meet four persons closely associated with Lashkar-e-Tayiba chief, Hafiz Saeed were arrested in Pakistan.The four were identified as Zafar Iqbal, Hafiz Aziz, Muhammad Ashraf and Abdul Salam.

Pakistan, it may be recalled had booked several cases against the Lashkar-e-Tayiba’s financial wing, Jamaat-ud-Dawah. These actions look like Pakistan is making last ditch attempts to avoid being blacklisted by the FATF, which is meeting between October 12 to 15.

Drones spotted at border controlled by army base station in Pakistan

New Delhi, Oct 10: The Ministry for Home Affairs has taken note of the drone sightings along the India-Pakistan border. While the National Investigation Agency is probing the case after drones had dropped off arms and ammunition, it has now been revealed that it was the Pakistan Army which was behind this incident.

The Punjab Police had earlier said that attempts were on by Pakistan to conduct an aerial survey. Another officer with the National Investigation Agency tells OneIndia that Pakistan continues to survey the area so that it could send another consignment of arms.

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More Pakistan drones sighted: Mischief or attempt to survey?

dronesNew Delhi, Oct 10: The drone menace from Pakistan does not seem to end. Now, residents have complained that they spotted two more drones at the Tendi Wala and Hajara Singh Wala villages, both situated along the Hussainwala border in Ferozepur.

This development comes after the BSF reported the sighting of a drone from Pakistan on Monday. Prior to this, the Punjab Police had found that 5 drones had conducted 8 sorties and dropped off ammunition in Punjab.

Indian born Al-Qaeda chief killed: Neither Pakistan, nor Taliban can ever be sincere

img_0150New Delhi, Oct 09: The chief of the Al-Qaeda in the Sub-Continent (AQIS), Asim Umar was killed in a joint US-Afghan raid. The raid was conducted on a Taliban compound last month, Afghanistan’s spy agency announced.

Umar, the Indian born chief of the AQIS was on the radar of the agencies for long. He took over as the chief of the outfit in 2014, the year that it was launched. He was born in Sambal, Uttar Pradesh.

Who is AQIS chief Asim Umar, the man behind the radicalisation of UP,Bihar Muslims

New Delhi, Oct 09: The Al-Qaeda’s India operations which was headed by a man called Asim Umar referred to as Shaikh Umar was killed in Afghanistan and the same has been confirmed by the National Directorate of Security. Umar took over as the chief of the Al-Qaeda in the Sub-Continent (AQIS) in 2014.

He has been referred to as a Pakistani national, but tracing his origins suggests that he was born in Sambal in Uttar Pradesh.

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Al-Qaeda’s Indian born sub-continent chief, Asim Umar killed in Afghanistan

New Delhi, Oct 09: The chief of the Al-Qaeda in the Sub-Continent (AQIS), Asim Umar was killed in a joint US-Afghan raid. The raid was conducted on a Taliban compound last month, Afghanistan’s spy agency announced.

Umar, the Indian born chief of the AQIS was on the radar of the agencies for long. He took over as the chief of the outfit in 2014, the year that it was launched. He was born in Sambal, Uttar Pradesh.

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Aerial survey or act of mischief, initial probe reveals after Pak drone is sighted at border

New Delhi, Oct 09: Fresh investigations being conducted after a another drone from Pakistan was sighted at the Punjab border has revealed that it could have either been an attempt to conduct an aerial survey or a pure act of mischief.

A source part of the investigating team informed OneIndia that unlike the past occurrences, this was not an attempt to drop off arms. It appears to be either a case of mischief or an attempt to carry out an aerial survey at the border. We will have a definitive answer in a day or two, the officer informed.

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NIA arrests key suspect in murder of Arunachal Pradesh MLA

New Delhi, Oct 07: The National Investigation Agency has arrested a key accused in the murder of Arunachal Pradesh MLA, Tirong Aboh. The NIA arrested Ellie Ketok, a self-styled Sgt. Major of NSCN-IM and area commander of Tirap area. He was part of the killing team and fired upon the MLA on May 21 2019.

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Stay low now, then strike in spectacular fashion, Pakistan advises terrorists in Valley

kashmir-securityNew Delhi, Oct 08: An Intelligence Bureau report has stated that a large number of terrorists have slipped into the Valley and are attempting to re-group. This led to a very state of alert in the Valley, which has been under restrictions since the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5.

The terrorists from the Jaish-e-Mohammad have been told to lie low for sometime before launching a spectacular attack in the Valley, the IB has also said. In addition to this, the intelligence has also reported the presence of terrorists from the Hizbul Mujahideen and Lashkar-e-Tayiba as well.