UK police say no evidence of shooting at London subway station

London, Nov 25 : British authorities re-opened London’s Oxford Circus subway station on Friday after armed police responding to reports of a shooting found no evidence of gunplay or any suspicious activity. The incident, which began at 4.38 p.m., was treated as a potential terrorist attack, the Metropolitan Police said, Efe news agency reported. Police […]

Shots fired at London tube station

London, Nov 24 : Police officers were at Oxford Circus metro station here on Friday following reports of shots fired in the area, according to British Transport Police. A statement by the Metropolitan Police said that they were called at 4:38 p.m. (GMT) to “a number of reports of shots fired” on the Oxford Street […]

U.S. Navy plane scours South Atlantic in search for Argentine sub

By Magali Cervantes OVER THE SOUTH ATLANTIC, Nov 24 : From the window of a U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon airplane taking part in an international search for a missing Argentine submarine, the glistening vastness of the South Atlantic stretches in every direction. Yet onboard the modified Boeing 737, the nine-man crew spends much of the […]

Man held for helping two Al Qaeda front’s militants enter India

Kolkata, Nov 24 : Three days after the arrest of two suspected members of Bangladesh-based Islamist group Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT), a Bangladeshi who helped them cross over to India illegally was arrested here on Friday, a senior officer said. “Mohammad Sahadat Hossain, a Bangladeshi tout, was arrested from near the Sealdah railway station. He […]

India committed to secure, inclusive cyber space: Sushma

New Delhi, Nov 24 : Pitching for the government’s flagship Digital India campaign in front of a global audience, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said that India is committed to an open, safe, secure, inclusive, democratic and dynamic cyber space. “The Digital India programme is focused on three key vision areas,” Sushma Swaraj […]

Beware of radicalization campaigns on social media, Amarinder tells police

Chandigarh, Nov 24 : With the recent busting of a terror module operating in Punjab having links to other countries, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday directed the state police to be vigilant against radicalization campaigns being carried out on various social media platforms such as Facebook. Calling for greater vigilance along the India-Pakistan border, […]