Abhinandan Varthaman

Abhinandan Varthaman to be conferred with Vir Chakra

New Delhi: Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who had shot down a Pakistani F-16 ..

Dog bites bomb hidden in bushes, head blown off after it explodes
Kashmir on edge: Security beefed up, many leaders 'detained or arrested'
Indians among 23 crew members aboard British tanker seized by Iran

Army’s Claymore mines reached Kuttippuram from Nepal

Kozhikode: The army’s claymore mines found under Kuttippuram bridge were brought from Nepal, it is learnt. The investigation ..

Air India

Indian airlines to avoid 'affected part of' Iranian airspace, will re-route flights: DGCA

New Delhi: Amid rising geopolitical tensions between the US and Iran, India's aviation regulator DGCA Saturday said Indian airlines ..

K Sudhakaran

Congress will be forced to take law into its own hands if Shamsheer is not arrested: K. Sudhakaran

Kannur: The Congress on Thursday warned that it will be forced to take law into its hands if CPM legislator A.M. Shamsheer, accused ..

Jammu Kashmir

5 CRPF personnel killed in terrorist attack in J&K; 1 terrorist gunned down

Srinagar: Five CRPF personnel were killed and four other security personnel suffered injuries on Wednesday when terrorists carried ..

Anantnag militant attack

3 CRPF troopers killed, 3 injured in Anantnag militant attack

Srinagar: Three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers were killed and three, including two security personnel and a civilian, ..


Activists' plea for probe into Maoist leader's killing opposed

Kochi: The Kerala police have opposed a plea by some rights activists to conduct a fact-finding inquiry into the killing of a suspected ..

Pinarayi Vijayan

IS threat: Security beefed up in coastal areas, says CM

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan informed that coastal areas across the state are under tight security blanket in ..


NIA team to leave for Sri Lanka to probe Kerala IS links in blasts

New Delhi: National Investigation Agency (NIA) will leave for Sri Lanka to join the probe on the series of bomb blasts that occurred ..


ISIS threat: IG G Lakshman becomes state-level coordinator

Thiruvananthapuram: State police chief Loknath Behera has conducted discussions with top-level officials in different security agencies ..


Maoists raise retaliation threat against Jaleel’s murder

Kalikavu (Malappuram): The Maoists have again come up with a threat to the police in connection with the encounter death of their leader ..


Kerala coast on high alert

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala coast has been put on high alert following intelligence reports that boats allegedly carrying 15 Islamic ..

terrorist threat

Terrorist infiltration: Coastal areas in Thrissur on high alert

Kodungallur: Thrissur District Police have beefed up the security in the coastal areas here following an intelligence report alerting ..

NPP MLA, 11 others gunned down in Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh MLA, 10 others killed in militant ambush

Guwahati: At least 11 persons, including Arunachal Pradesh legislator Tirong Aboh, were killed in an ambush by suspected Naga militants ..


Murder attempt on COT Naseer: BJP wants CBI probe; K Muraleedharan blames CPM

Kozhikode: BJP national executive member P K Krishna Das demanded a CBI probe into the murder attempt on Vadakara Lok Sabha constituency ..

social media

Sri Lanka blocks Facebook, WhatsApp after anti-Muslim riots

Colombo: Sri Lanka blocked access to Facebook and WhatsApp on Monday after a posting sparked anti-Muslim riots across several towns ..


Armed militants storm 5-star hotel in Pakistan's Gwadar port city: Police

Karachi: Some heavily-armed militants on Saturday stormed a five-star hotel in Pakistan's port city of Gwadar in the restive Balochistan ..

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Tight security in place for Thrissur Pooram; Thunderbolt, bomb squad deployed

Thrissur: In the wake of terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka, security has been tightened for Thrissur Pooram on Monday. Many central security ..

Riyaz Aboobakkar

Riyaz Aboobackar and team planned suicide attack in Kerala: NIA

Kochi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) stated in the court that Riyaz Aboobackar who was arrested by the NIA team had plotted ..

Maulana Masood Azhar

Pak issues order to freeze assets of Azhar, impose travel ban

Islamabad: Pakistan has issued an official order to freeze the assets and impose travel ban on Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar ..


NIA raids in TN over proposed IS suicide attack in Kerala

Kochi: In the backdrop of reports of proposed IS attacks in Kerala, National Investigation Agency (NIA) carried out raids at three ..

Maulana Masood Azhar

UN designates Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as global terrorist

United Nations: In a huge diplomatic win for India, the United Nations on Wednesday designated Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief ..

Maoists Attack

15 commandos, civilian killed by Maoists in Gadchiroli

Gadchiroli (Maharashtra): Maoists struck in a big way on Wednesday, killing 15 commandos and a civilian by triggering a landmine blast ..

Masood Azhar

Listing of Azhar as global terrorist by UN will be 'properly resolved': China

Beijing: China said on Tuesday that "some progress" has been achieved on designating Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar ..


Terrorists had planned attacks in Kerala also: Reports

Kochi: As per reports terrorists had planned attack in Kerala also. The Malayali terrorists associated with the terror group ISIS were ..


6 children, 3 women among 15 killed in in raids on terror hideouts in Sri Lanka

Colombo: At least 15 people, including six children and three women, were killed when suicide bombers blew themselves up during a shootout ..


7 states including Kerala put on alert after phone call on terror attacks

Bengaluru: Karnataka DG-IGP Neelmani N Raju on Friday wrote to his counterparts in seven states and a Union Territory after receiving ..

raseena khader

Colombo blast: Kasaragod native Razeena’s funeral to be held in Sri Lanka

Colombo: The body of the Malayali woman Razeena hailing from Mogralputhur of Kasaragod, who was killed in the serial blast here, ..

raseena khader

Malayali woman killed in Colombo blast amid plans to return home on Monday

Kasaragod: The Malayali woman among the four Indians who were killed in the deadly bomb blasts that hit Sri Lanka's high-end ..


Medical team from Kerala to aid rescue operations in Sri Lanka

Thiruvananthapuram: A special medical team was formed in Kerala to help in the rescue operations in Sri Lanka following the serial ..

radhika sarathkumar

Bomb blasts in Sri Lanka: Actress Radikaa had a narrow escape

Kollywood actress Radika Sarathkumar had a narrow escape from the bomb blasts in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. The actress took to twitter ..


Kasaragod native woman killed in Colombo serial blasts

Kasaragod: There are reports that a Malayalee woman was killed in the serial blasts in Sri Lankan capital Colombo on Sunday. Relatives ..

Colombo Blast

Two more blasts reported in Colombo; Curfew in Sri Lanka

Colombo: A fresh blast hit a hotel in Sri Lankan capital's southern suburb near the Colombo Zoo on Easter Sunday, killing two persons, ..

INS Vikrant

India’s first indigenously built aircraft carrier Vikrant to be commissioned in 2021

Kochi: The first indigenously built aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy Vikrant will be commissioned in 2021, informed Chief of the ..


No Pak soldier or civilian died in Balakot air strike: Swaraj

Ahmedabad: No Pakistani soldier or civilian died in the air strike on a terror camp at Balakot in Pakistan in February, External Affairs ..


3 Naxals, CRPF jawan killed in Jharkhand encounter

Ranchi: Three Maoists and a CRPF jawan were killed in an encounter in Jharkhand's Giridih district on Monday, officials said. They ..


NIA making plans to nab IS terrorists returning to India

Karipur: As the last Islamic State (IS) territory in Syria is destroyed, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has developed plans ..


Car explodes on Jammu-Srinagar highway

Jammu: Traffic on the Jammu-Srinagar highway was stopped on Saturday after an explosion occurred inside a car in Jammu and Kashmir's ..


Christchurch survivor tells remembrance service: 'I choose peace'

New Zealand: A Maori lament echoed across Christchurch Friday as a survivor of the New Zealand mosque attacks told a national remembrance ..

Kashmir Encounter

2 militants killed in encounter with security forces in J&K

Srinagar: Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Nowgam area of the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir ..

Masood Azhar

China accuses US of undermining UN anti-terror body

Beijing: China on Thursday accused the US of undermining the authority of the UN anti-terrorism committee by "forcefully moving" ..


Gunfights in Shopian, Kupwara; 3 militants killed

Srinagar: Three militants were killed on Thursday as two gun fights raged in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian and Kupwara districts, ..


US takes note of India's first anti-missile test; expresses concern over space debris

Washington: Taking note of India's first anti-satellite missile test, the US has said that it will continue to pursue its shared ..


Virtual SIMs used in Pulwama terror attack; India to approach US for help

Srinagar: A request would be sent to the US to seek details from a service provider of "virtual SIMs", which were used by ..


Body of Keralite woman killed in NZ mosque attack to be brought home on Monday

Kodungallur: The arrangements to bring home the dead body of Kodungallur native Ansi who was killed in a terrorist attack in a mosque ..

Yasin Malik

Yasin Malik-led JKLF banned by Centre

New Delhi: The Yasin Malik-led Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) was banned on Friday for "promoting" secession of the ..

New Zealand

Kiwi women don headscarves in solidarity with Muslim victims

Christchurch: Women across New Zealand wore makeshift hijabs as a statement of peace and solidarity on Friday, a week after a white ..

indian army

7 killed in Jammu and Kashmir gunfights

Srinagar: Six militants and a 12-year-old boy were killed on Friday in three separate gunfights in Jammu and Kashmir, police said. ..


Three gunfights on in Valley, 1 militant killed

Srinagar: A militant was killed and two policemen and a civilian injured on Thursday as security forces and militants battled each ..


Soldier killed in Pakistan firing on LoC

Jammu: An Indian soldier was killed on Thursday in Pakistani firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri ..


Germany initiates move at EU to list Masood Azhar as global terrorist

New Delhi: Germany has initiated a move at the European Union to designate Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, ..


Gunman kills 3 on Dutch tram, mayor says terror likely

Utrecht: A gunman killed three people and wounded nine others on a tram in the central Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday morning in what ..

Ancy newzealand shooting

Malayali couple's dream shattered after Christchurch mosque shooting

Christchurch: For the Indian couple Abdul Nazer and Ansi Alibava, life in New Zealand was peaceful and promising until Friday's ..


One dead in possible terror attack on Dutch tram

The Hague: A gunman opened fire on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday, killing at least one person and wounding several ..

US Shooting

Multiple injuries in shooting on tram in Netherlands

The Hague (Netherlands): Police in the central Dutch city of Utrecht say on Twitter that "multiple" people have been injured ..


India deployed aircraft carrier, nuclear submarines after Pulwama attack

New Delhi: Aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, nuclear submarines and scores of other ships were put on operational deployment by the ..

Ancy newzealand shooting

NZ shootings: Efforts on to bring back body of Malayali woman, says CMO

Thiruvananthapuram: All efforts are being made to bring the mortal remains of the 27-year-old woman from Kerala, killed in the in the ..


5 Indians killed in New Zealand terror attack on mosques

Christchurch: Five Indians have been killed in the ghastly terror attack on two mosques in Christchurch in which 50 people lost their ..

Ancy newzealand shooting

Kodungallur woman among 49 killed in NZ mosque shootings

Auckland: Officials have confirmed that a Malayali woman and another man from Gujarat was among the 49 people killed in the terror ..

New Zealand shooting

New Zealand shooting: Keralite woman among missing persons, says reports

Oakland: There are reports that a Malayali woman is involved among those who went missing in the terrorist attack in mosques in New ..


Parents of Indian-origin man clueless about his whereabouts after NZ shootings

Hyderabad: The parents of an Indian-origin software engineer who went missing after the shooting during Friday prayers at a mosque ..


Lakkidi Maoist encounter: Controversy over who opened firing

Kalpetta (Wayanad): The controversy surrounding the Maoist-police encounter in a resort in Lakkidi is getting intense. Earlier, IG ..


Possible Maoists retaliation; security beefed up in Wayanad

Kalpetta: Security has been beefed up in Wayanad in view of possible retaliation from Maoists following the death of their leader C ..

Ramesh Chennithala

Lakkidi encounter shows govt's incompetence: Ramesh Chennithala

Thiruvananthapuram: Repeated incidents of Maoists being killed show the incompetence of the government, said leader of opposition Ramesh ..

pulwama terrorist attack

22 terrorist training camps active in Pakistan: Indian official

Washington: As many as 22 terrorist training camps, including nine of Jaish-e-Mohammed are active in Pakistan, but no action is being ..

cp jaleel

Wayanad a major campsite of Maoists: Large group present in border areas

Kalpetta: It has been years since Wayanad was transformed into a major campsite of Maoists who work in three south Indian states. The ..


Maoist leader Jaleel’s post mortem postponed to Friday

Kozhikode: The post mortem of the body of Maoist leader C P Jaleel, who was killed in an encounter with the police at Lakkidi in Wayanad ..


1 dead in grenade attack at Jammu bus stand; Hizbul man held

Jammu: A grenade explosion rocked the crowded general bus stand in the heart of Jammu city on Thursday killing a teenager and injuring ..


C P Jaleel was murdered in fake encounter, allege kin; Seek judicial probe

Kalpetta: Maoist leader C P Jaleel was killed in a fake encounter, alleged his brothers C P Rasheed and C P Jishad. Stating that Jaleel ..


No cops injured in maoists encounter in Wayanad; Security beefed up

Wayanad: In connection with the hours-long gunfire between Maoists and police here which led to the death of a Maoist, IG Balram Upadhyay ..


One killed in gunfire between Maoists, police in Wayanad

Vythiri (Wayanad): A person was killed in a gunfire between Maoists and Thunderbolt force near a private resort at Lakkidi here. Maoist ..

A K Antony

PM sacrificed national interest, not Congress: A K Antony

New Delhi: Former defence minister A K Antony on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of sacrificing national interests and ..

masood azhar

JeM chief Masood Azhar's brother among 44 arrested in Pak

Islamabad: Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar's brother was among 44 members of the banned militant outfits arrested by authorities ..

Abhinandan Varthaman

Abhinandan Varthaman wants to return to cockpit at the earliest

New Delhi: Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who became the face of the tense military confrontation between India and Pakistan, ..

Abhinandan Varthaman

Abhinandan sustained injuries to spine, rib; No bugs found

New Delhi: No bugs have been found implanted in Indian Air Force pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman during an MRI scan, a source ..

masood azhar

Was Masood Azhar killed in IAF attack in Balakot?

New Delhi: Intense speculation made the rounds about Masood Azhar's whereabouts on Sunday with a report of him getting killed in ..


Congress and its allies demoralizing security forces by asking proof of air strikes in Pak: Modi

Patna: In the first show of strength in Bihar ruled by BJP in alliance with JD-U, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday attacked Congress ..


Abhinandan subjected to mental harassment, not tortured

New Delhi: A day after his return from Pakistan, Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman on Saturday informed the top brass of Indian Air ..


Govt issues alert to enhance security at all airports

New Delhi: The government on Saturday issued an "alert" for all airports and airlines in the country, asking them to "enhance ..


Kerala coasts on high alert after threats of terror attack

Kodungallur: Police and Intelligence officials in the state are on high alert in the state in the wake of possibile terror attacks ..

Shah Mehmood Qureshi

Qureshi says he won't attend OIC over its failure to rescind invitation to Swaraj

Islamabad: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Friday announced that he will not attend a meeting of the Organisation ..

Maulana Masood Azhar

Govt imposes ban on Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir

New Delhi: The Centre Thursday banned the Jamat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir for five years under anti-terror law on grounds that it ..


Pak shells forward posts in Poonch, Indian army retaliates strongly

Jammu: The Pakistani Army Thursday heavily shelled forward posts along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, drawing ..

Mig 21 fighter

India asks Pak to immediately return IAF pilot, ensure his safety

New Delhi: India Wednesday summoned the acting high commissioner of Pakistan and demanded immediate and safe return of an IAF pilot ..

V Muraleedharan

Kodiyeri Balakrishnan should be arrested for anti-national remarks: BJP

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala unit of the BJP on Wednesday demanded the immediate arrest of CPM state Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan ..

Mirage 2000

Imran Khan expresses readiness to hold talks

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan Wednesday said he is ready to defuse tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbours ..


IAF chopper crashes in JK, villager among 5 killed

Srinagar: Five persons were killed on Wednesday when an IAF helicopter crashed in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said ..

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Operations at 9 airports have resumed as of now: DGCA

New Delhi: Aviation watchdog DGCA Wednesday said operations at the nine airports, which were shut earlier in the day, have resumed ..


MiG 21 lost; Indian pilot missing in action, confirms MEA

New Delhi: The Air Force has lost a MiG Bison 21 fighter aircraft and the pilot is missing in action, said Ministry of External Affairs ..


Nine airports in north India shut amid tension with Pakistan

Srinagar/New Delhi: Nine airports, including the ones in Srinagar and Jammu, were closed on Wednesday for civilian air traffic amid ..


Army, BSF troops along IB, LoC put on highest degree of alertness: Officials

Jammu: The Army and BSF have been put on the highest degree of alertness along the border here after air space violations by the neighbouring ..


Srinagar, Jammu, Leh airports closed for civilian air traffic

Srinagar: Srinagar, Jammu and Leh airports were Wednesday closed for civilian air traffic shortly after an IAF jet crashed in Budgam ..

Mirage 2000

Air strikes bring solace but kin of slain CRPF men say wipe out terrorism once and for all

Jaipur/Chandigarh/Bengaluru: Family members of the CRPF personnel, who lost their lives in Pulwama attack, on Tuesday said they have ..


HC stays govt order to grant leave with pay to employees

Kochi: The Kerala High Court Tuesday stayed a government decision to grant leave with pay to government employees who failed to turn ..


Air strikes: Pakistan has limited options to retaliate

New Delhi: Pakistan has warned that it will respond to the Indian air strikes but the sense in New Delhi is that Islamabad has limited ..