Islamic terrorism cells in Indonesia continue to spread radical messages, actively seeking new recruits and plotting their next attacks, country’s senior counter-terrorism official has said. In an exclusive interview with Channel News Asia (CNA), the National Counter Terrorism Agency’s (BNPT) director for enforcement, Eddy Hartono said although there has been no major terrorist attack during […]
India has fast-tracked the order for 12 specialised fast patrol boats, with advanced surveillance gear and other equipment, for patrolling the Pangong Tso lake. The boats would be fully armed and will be used for patrolling and rapid troops` deployment in and around that area. The Army inked the around Rs 65 crore contract for […]
Dr. Gulshan Abbas, a 58 year old Uyghur Muslim doctor has been jailed on terrorism charges, Beijing confirmed Thursday. The confirmation comes after a day her family told US Congressional committee that she had been sentenced to 20 years. Gulshan Abbas disappeared two years ago, but it was revealed later that she was detained by […]
China has started the trials of 10 of the 12 Hong Kong nationals and pro-Democracy activists for attempting to flee to Taiwan by speedboat. The activists face charges of illegally crossing the border, while two face additional charges of organizing the escape attempt, according to an indictment issued in Shenzhen where the trial is taking place.
A Saudi court on Monday sentenced prominent human rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul to five years and eight months in prison on terrorism-related charges and banned her from leaving the country for five years. State-linked Saudi news outlet Sabq reported that al-Hathloul had been found guilty on charges of pursuing a foreign agenda, contacting “unfriendly” states […]
The US has issued an emergency warning after discovering that “nation-state” hackers hijacked software used by almost all Fortune 500 companies and multiple federal agencies to gain entry to secure IT systems. The hackers are believed to have gotten into the servers of companies, government departments by tampering with software updates from SolarWinds. The company […]
The United Nations, President of the United States, President of France, PM of Britain, PM of Australia, Pope Benedict XVI, leaders of Asian and Middle-Eastern countries, and many others condemned the Mumbai attacks of 26/11. Here is a representative compilation of reactions from major world leaders.
India has successfully test-fired land-attack version of its Brahmos supersonic missile from Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The test was conducted at 10 AM. Sources say that the missile hit the intended target on another island. With this test, the range of Brahmos has enhanced from 298 kms to around 450 kms. This is DRDO’s 10th […]
“PARAM Siddhi – AI” developed by C-DAC (Centre for Development of Advanced Computing) and Atos has officially become the largest and fastest Supercomputer in India on 17th November, 2020. The PARAM Siddhi – AI is currently ranked at 63 in the TOP500 ranking in the world. While Atos is a global leader in digital transformation, […]