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Mumbai man gets life term for creating 2017 Jet Airways hijack scare; special NIA court imposes fine of Rs 5 crore
India

Mumbai man gets life term for creating 2017 Jet Airways hijack scare; special NIA court imposes fine of Rs 5 crore

After the incident on October 30, 2017, Birju Salla became the first person to be put under the "national no fly list" and was also the first to be booked under the stringent Anti Hijacking Act, which had replaced a vintage law of 1982. The new anti-hijack rules came into force in July 2017.

Security heightened across airports after Air India receives hijack threat; airlines and CISF to follow enhanced safety measures
India

Security heightened across airports after Air India receives hijack threat; airlines and CISF to follow enhanced safety measures

Air India's Mumbai control centre on Saturday received a phone call threatening to hijack its plane, after which the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) ordered all airlines and CISF to follow specific enhanced measures to ensure security, according to an official note.

Five killed, 21 injured in China bus crash after knife-wielding man attacks driver in Fujian province
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Five killed, 21 injured in China bus crash after knife-wielding man attacks driver in Fujian province

The incident occurred in Longyan, Fujian province, State-run Xinhua news agency reported. It said the bus was hijacked.

Salman Khan reveals Daisy Shah's Race 3 look, SRK holidays with AbRam: Social Media Stalkers' Guide
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Salman Khan reveals Daisy Shah's Race 3 look, SRK holidays with AbRam: Social Media Stalkers' Guide

Salman Khan teased Daisy Shah's Race 3 look, in which plays Sanjana and is seen holding a gun.

Jet Airways hijack hoax: Anti-Hijacking Act is a law with a lot of teeth, could put away accused for life
India

Jet Airways hijack hoax: Anti-Hijacking Act is a law with a lot of teeth, could put away accused for life

The Anti-Hijacking Act, 2016 is an act with a lot of teeth and could lead to life imprisonment for the accused in the Jet Airways hijack hoax case.

Somali forces rescue hijacked Indian cargo ship from pirates, 8 crew members still missing
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Somali forces rescue hijacked Indian cargo ship from pirates, 8 crew members still missing

Somali security forces have liberated an Indian cargo ship from the pirates who hijacked it, but only two of the ten-man crew were rescued

Scare averted as Libyan aircraft hijackers release passengers at Malta airport, surrender
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Scare averted as Libyan aircraft hijackers release passengers at Malta airport, surrender

A Libyan plane has reportedly been hijacked by two people and has landed in the Mediterranean island of Malta.

Police hits one of the world's largest network of hijacked computers through coordinated raids
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Police hits one of the world's largest network of hijacked computers through coordinated raids

One of the world's biggest networks of hijacked computers, which is suspected of being used to attack online banking customers, has been taken down following police swoops in 10 countries, German police said on Thursday.

Hacking could be a huge threat for the future of automobiles
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Hacking could be a huge threat for the future of automobiles

With Tesla pushing and paving the way for fully electric and autonomous cars, established automobile makers have also shifted into high gears. All of this sounds great, but to be honest, we have just scratched the surface. There is a lot more to dig into this.

EgyptAir hijacker arrested: With the release of all hostages, standoff ends at Cyprus' Larnaca airport
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EgyptAir hijacker arrested: With the release of all hostages, standoff ends at Cyprus' Larnaca airport

The hijacker allegedly forced the EgyptAir flight to land at Cyprus because he wanted to meet his ex-wife who lived on the island with their four children.

EgyptAir Hijack Live: 'Idiot' hijacker arrested, all hostages released, Cyprus foreign ministry confirms
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EgyptAir Hijack Live: 'Idiot' hijacker arrested, all hostages released, Cyprus foreign ministry confirms

Egypt's civil aviation authority says an EgyptAir plane has been hijacked while flying from the Egyptian coastal city of Alexandria to the capital, Cairo.

EgyptAir Hijack: Four crew members and three passengers onboard with Hijacker, most passengers freed
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EgyptAir Hijack: Four crew members and three passengers onboard with Hijacker, most passengers freed

An Egyptian man hijacked an EgyptAir plane Tuesday and forced it to land on the island of Cyprus, where most passengers were eventually freed, though four crew members and three passengers remained on board with the hijacker, Egyptian and Cypriot officials said.

Love twist behind EgyptAir hijack: 'Unstable' hijacker was wearing a fake suicide belt
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Love twist behind EgyptAir hijack: 'Unstable' hijacker was wearing a fake suicide belt

An EgyptAir plane flying from Alexandria to Cairo was hijacked and forced to land in Cyprus on Tuesday by a man with what authorities said was a fake suicide belt, who was arrested after giving himself up.

'Neerja', an experience of our lives: Pan Am 73 hijack survivor
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'Neerja', an experience of our lives: Pan Am 73 hijack survivor

Neerja is not a movie well made; it is an episode of our life overwhelmingly well revealed, says the survivor

Malaysian cargo ship with Indian crew goes missing in South China Sea, hijack feared
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Malaysian cargo ship with Indian crew goes missing in South China Sea, hijack feared

A cargo ship missing for a week with 14 crew members, including Indians, is feared to have been hijacked in the piracy-prone South China Sea, prompting Malaysian maritime authorities to launch a search on Thursday.

'Hijacker' on Air India flight actually wanted selfie with crew member
India

'Hijacker' on Air India flight actually wanted selfie with crew member

The Cyberabad police here today registered a case against a 35-year-old man, who arrived from Dubai on an Air India flight, after a crew member alleged that he harassed her.

Hijack threat call: Security intensified for Delhi airport, Air India's Delhi-Kabul flight
India

Hijack threat call: Security intensified for Delhi airport, Air India's Delhi-Kabul flight

The alert reportedly said that the hijacking could be carried out in a manner similar to that of 1999 hijacking of IC 814 in which hijackers flew the aircraft to Kandahar in Afghanistan.

Security forces in Kashmir on high alert after suspected militants hijack car
India

Security forces in Kashmir on high alert after suspected militants hijack car

An alert was sounded in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, a day after suspected militants hijacked a car on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway.

Missing MH370: Hijackers could have tampered with equipment
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Missing MH370: Hijackers could have tampered with equipment

Hijackers could have tampered with cockpit equipment of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 to avoid radar detection, investigators said.