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Jun 11, 2019
Mumbai man gets life term for creating 2017 Jet Airways hijack scare; special NIA court imposes fine of Rs 5 croreAfter 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.
Jul 06, 2017
India's anti-hijacking law comes into force, prescribes capital punishment in case of any deathThe country's new anti-hijacking law, which prescribes capital punishment in the event of death of "any person", has come into force following a government notification.
Apr 03, 2017
Somali pirates hijack Indian commercial ship Al Kaushar with 11 crew members on boardPirates have hijacked a Indian commercial ship off the coast of Somalia and the vessel is heading toward the shore, a former government anti-piracy official told Reuters on Monday.
Dec 23, 2016
Hijackers divert Libyan plane to Malta, release all passengers before surrenderingHijackers claiming to have a grenade took over a Libyan plane and diverted it to Malta on Friday, before releasing almost all the passengers onboard, the prime minister of the Mediterranean island said.
Sep 22, 2016
Symantec classifies ransomware as the most dangerous cyber threatNorton by Symantec, one of the global leaders in cyber security software, found that globally, consumers are the most likely victims of ransomware, accounting for 57 percent of all infections between January 2015 and April 2016.
Jun 08, 2016
EgyptAir flight leaves for Beijing after bomb hoaxAn EgyptAir aircraft that made an emergency landing on Wednesday in Uzbekistan following a bomb threat has resumed its flight to Beijing.
Mar 31, 2016
I was going out of my mind: Final five hostages of EgyptAir hijacker recall moments of fearEgyptAir hijacker Seif Eddin Mustafa, 59, was arrested by Cypriot police. The final five hostages from Britain, Italy and the Netherlands were released.
Mar 30, 2016
'How come you've never hijacked anything for me?': Twitterati react to EgyptAir hijackinghroughout the day, Twitter was flooded with responses from users, with the #EgyptAir hashtag the top trending topic of the day
Aug 03, 2015
New Taliban chief, part of IC-814 hijack: What you should know about Mullah MansoorThe newly-appointed leader of the Taliban Mullah Mansoor was a former aviation minister in the Taliban government between 1996 and 2001. His role in the hijacking of IC-814 in 1999 is seen as a highlight in his rise to prominence. But not all parties approve of this appointment, with several rivals within the Taliban vying for control.
Sep 18, 2014
Major AOSP browser flaw could compromise nearly half of all Android devicesArray