Antilla bomb scare: NIA searches house of former Mumbai encounter specialist

New Delhi, June 17: The National Investigation Agency conducted searches at the residence of former Mumbai cop, Pradeep Sharma in the Antilla bomb scare case and murder of businessman Mansukh Hiran.

Officers of the NIA searched Sharma’s residence at Andheri on Thursday morning. Sharma was present at his residence when the searches were on. Sharma had been questioned earlier by the NIA on two occasions in connection with the case.

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Choksi alerted Hong Kong entities in 2017, destroyed evidence: CBI

New Delhi, June 17: The Central Bureau of Investigation has said in a supplementary chargesheet that a month after fugitive businessman, Mehul Choksi left the country, the original applications submitted by Gitanjali Gems to the Punjab National Bank were shifted with an intention to cause their disappearance.

Choksi had in December 2017 visited Hong Kong and met with dummy directors of his supplier entities and appraised them about the problems that his Gitanjali Group was facing in India. He also told them that they may have to face inquiry by the Enforcement Directorate.

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NIA charges Kerala man who helped set up ISIS province in forests of South India

New Delhi, June 16: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against an ISIS terrorist from Chennai. The case was first registered by the Q Branch CID, Chennai against Syed Ali, a resident of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. 

The case arose following the arrest of a few persons who had conspired at Salem and Chennai who had fraudulently activated SIM cards by using multiple identity documents of various persons without their knowledge and consent. 

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Lashkar’s plot to kill Hindu leaders, journalists: 3 operatives sentenced to 10 years in jail

New Delhi, June 16: A special court of the National Investigation Agency has convicted and sentenced three Lashkar-e-Tayiba operatives to 10 years rigorous imprisonment in connection with the Nanded Lashkar case. 

Those convicted are Mohammad Muzammil, Mohammad Sadiq and Mohammad Akram. The case was first registered at the ATS Kalachowki, Mumbai following the recovery of firearms and subsequent arrest of the accused. The probe found that the accused are members of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba and Karkat-ul-Jihadi Islami. The case was then handed over to the NIA. 

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Israel Embassy blast: The NIA is looking for these men, watch CCTV footage

New Delhi, June 16: The National Investigation Agency which is probing the Israel Embassy blast case has released crucial CCTV footage in a bid to nab the accused persons who are absconding. 

In a note the NIA said that it is seeking information to help identify the two suspects seen in the footage. Any information leading to the identification and arrest of these individuals will be rewarded with cash of Rs 10,00,000 each. 

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Cabinet reshuffle likely after June 21 as top leaders hold deliberations

New Delhi, June 15: There has been a lot of talk about a Cabinet reshuffle at the Centre. Union Home Minister Amit held a meeting with several leaders from various states on Saturday and Sunday. 

Shah also called on members of Parliament from various states, which will be going to polls next year. Sources tell OneIndia that the Cabinet reshuffle is likely to take place after June 21.

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Family of man who married 38 women and had 200 children, grand-children refuse to perform last rites

Aizawl, June 15: The family of a man believed to have 38 wives has refused to perform his last rites claiming he is very much alive.

Ziona who was suffering from hyper-tension and diabetes was on Sunday declared dead. 

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Year on since India’s braves were martyred at Galwan Valley, but situation remains tense but under control

New Delhi, June 15: With the Chinese Army delaying the agreed de-escalation, the situation in eastern Ladakh still remains tense.

It is been a year since Lt. Colonel B Santosh Babu and 19 other brave soldiers of the Indian Army lost their lives following a fist fight with the People’s Liberation Army at Patrolling Point 14 in the Galwan Valley. 

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Now the myths around COVID-19 vaccines hits SIMI operatives

New Delhi, June 15: The administration of the Bhopal Central Jail are having a hard time convincing operatives of the Students Islamic Movement of India to take the vaccine against COVID-19. 

Most of them have cited either religious reasons or some myth about the safety of the vaccines and hence are avoiding taking them. 23 operatives of the SIMI have refused to take the vaccine. However five of them have taken the shot at the Bhopal jail. 

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Offer under consideration as China suggests Divisional Commander level talks

New Delhi, June 15: Even as the tense standoff refuses to die down along the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh, China has suggested negotiations at the Division Commander level, which involve teams headed by officers of the rank of Major General. 

The Division Commander level talks are different compared to the Corps Commander level talks which involves more senior officers. 

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