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US special effects worker sentenced for illegal possession of explosives on John Travolta, Morgan Freeman movie set
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US special effects worker sentenced for illegal possession of explosives on John Travolta, Morgan Freeman movie set

The special effects worker had pleaded guilty in December 2019 to providing pyrotechnic effects for The Poison Rose, starring John Travolta and Morgan Freeman, despite a prior felony conviction that kept him from having an explosives license.

Gangsters, smugglers accounted for 99.9% explosives seized in 2017; terrorists, Naxals and insurgents just 0.1%, reveals NCRB report
India

Gangsters, smugglers accounted for 99.9% explosives seized in 2017; terrorists, Naxals and insurgents just 0.1%, reveals NCRB report

Of the total explosives seized across the country in 2017, less than 0.1 percent was recovered from terrorists, Naxals and other insurgent groups, while gangsters and smugglers accounted for over 99 percent seizures, according to the latest data released by NCRB

Delhi Metro Rail: Things you are allowed to carry and things you cannot
India

Delhi Metro Rail: Things you are allowed to carry and things you cannot

While metro passengers are allowed to carry most daily use items there are some exceptions. It is important to know these to avoid fines.

Security forces avert a tragedy in Jammu and Kashmir, destroy IED along Jammu-Poonch highway
India

Security forces avert a tragedy in Jammu and Kashmir, destroy IED along Jammu-Poonch highway

A major tragedy was averted with timely detection of a suspected Improvised Explosive Device (IED) along the Jammu-Poonch National Highway, prompting the suspension of traffic for nearly one-and-a-half hours

Suspicious packages addressed to Cory Booker and James Clapper intercepted by FBI; similar to devices sent to Trump critics
World

Suspicious packages addressed to Cory Booker and James Clapper intercepted by FBI; similar to devices sent to Trump critics

The FBI said the package to Booker was intercepted in Florida. The one discovered at a Manhattan postal facility was addressed to Clapper c/o CNN.

Joe Biden, Robert De Niro receive mail packages similar to crude pipe bombs sent to top Democrats, CNN
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Joe Biden, Robert De Niro receive mail packages similar to crude pipe bombs sent to top Democrats, CNN

Former US Vice President Joe Biden has also criticized Donald Trump, as recently as last week, saying Trump may not "know what he's doing" and coddles dictators.

Punjab, J&K Police arrest three students with links to Kashmir terror groups; seize assault rifle, explosives from hostel room
India

Punjab, J&K Police arrest three students with links to Kashmir terror groups; seize assault rifle, explosives from hostel room

The busting of the terror module belonging to AGH, and the seizure of weapons in Punjab's Jalandhar , was indicative of efforts by Pakistan's ISI to expand the arc of militancy on India's western border.

Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad seizes explosives from Palghar district, arrests suspected member of right-wing organisation
India

Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad seizes explosives from Palghar district, arrests suspected member of right-wing organisation

The ATS raided the residence and shop of the accused, whose name was not revealed, in Sopara village of Nallasopata in Palghar and seized the explosives.

Kerala: Police recovers explosive material, including detonators and fuse wires, in Malappuram
India

Kerala: Police recovers explosive material, including detonators and fuse wires, in Malappuram

A huge cache of explosive material, including detonators and gelatin sticks, was seized from a lorry in the district and two people were arrested

Kerala: Police recovers explosives under rail bridge in Malappuram, terror angle suspected
India

Kerala: Police recovers explosives under rail bridge in Malappuram, terror angle suspected

Kerala Police on Friday averted a major terror attack after it recovered explosives near a railway bridge in Malappuram

IIT Roorkee researchers develop a chemical sensor for detection of explosives
News & Analysis

IIT Roorkee researchers develop a chemical sensor for detection of explosives

Like picric acid, cyanide and fluoride ions can also be detected at very low concentrations, at micromolar or ppm levels.

IIT Delhi researchers develop a device which can prevent heart attack, measure soil moisture and detect explosives
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IIT Delhi researchers develop a device which can prevent heart attack, measure soil moisture and detect explosives

A heart attack occurs because blood flow to the heart gets blocked for some reason or other and cardiac muscles starts dying.

Donald Trump in Japan: No explosives found, no arrests made after bomb threats rock country
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Donald Trump in Japan: No explosives found, no arrests made after bomb threats rock country

Japan was hit by a rare string of bomb threats as US president Donald Trump held talks in Tokyo, kicking off an Asia tour under heavy security.

Bagdogra Airport on alert after explosives found hidden in medicine bottles in passenger's luggage
India

Bagdogra Airport on alert after explosives found hidden in medicine bottles in passenger's luggage

Security agencies at the Bagdogra Airport were put on alert after explosives were found in a passenger's luggage on Friday. The passenger has been detained for interrogation by the security personnel.

Barcelona terror attack: Authorities to identify members of terror cell, intensified manhunt
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Barcelona terror attack: Authorities to identify members of terror cell, intensified manhunt

Spanish authorities hopes to identify all 14 victims of the deadly attacks in Catalonia and the members of the terror cell behind it

Chattisgarh security forces recover cache of explosives from Maoist hideout in Sukma
India

Chattisgarh security forces recover cache of explosives from Maoist hideout in Sukma

A huge cache of explosives, including 13 grenade-headed arrows, were recovered from a Maoist hideout in the forest of Chhattisgarh's Sukma district

Police arrest five Naxals in Chhattisgarh, seize torches, revolvers from rebels
India

Police arrest five Naxals in Chhattisgarh, seize torches, revolvers from rebels

Five naxals were Thursday arrested from two places in insurgency-hit Bastar division of Chhattisgarh, police said

Afghanistan: Four killed, seven injured after suicide bombers attack mosque
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Afghanistan: Four killed, seven injured after suicide bombers attack mosque

At least four people were killed and seven others wounded after two suicide bombers struck a mosque in Afghanistan capital Kabul on Thursday night, an Interior Ministry official said.

Police seizes explosives and liquor in Bihar's Rohtas district
India

Police seizes explosives and liquor in Bihar's Rohtas district

Police on Sunday seized a consignment of explosives and liquor from a pick-up van from Mufassil police station area in Bihar's Rohtas district, a police officer said

CRPF, Jharkhand Police seize huge Naxal ammunition cache in Lohardagga district
India

CRPF, Jharkhand Police seize huge Naxal ammunition cache in Lohardagga district

Security forces have seized over 1,000 bullets, 5,000 detonators and 200 kg of explosives from an ammunition dump of Naxalites in Jharkhand.