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  • threat of ebola spreading in russia low says minister

    Threat of Ebola spreading in Russia low, says minister

    World | December 05, 2014 6:52 IST

    Moscow: Russian Health Minister Veronica Skvortsova has virtually ruled out the threat of Ebola spreading in Russia.The upcoming New Year holidays do not increase the risk of the Ebola virus spreading in Russia, Skvortsova said

  • nusra front issues threat against airstrikes

    Nusra Front issues threat against airstrikes

    World | September 28, 2014 13:07 IST

    London: Syrian militant group Nusra Front has denounced the US-led airstrikes as "a war against Islam".In a statement, the Al Qaeda linked group called on jihadis across the world to target Western and Arab countries

  • isis poses medium and long term threat barak obama

    ISIS poses medium and long term threat: Barak Obama

    World | June 22, 2014 23:59 IST

    Washington:  Al-Qaeda splinter group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), which has carved out a large fiefdom along the Iraqi-Syrian border, poses a medium and long-term threat, US President Barack Obama has said. “It's

  • fifa world cup brazil strikes a threat to a mega event

    FIFA World Cup: Brazil strikes a threat to a mega event

    Football | June 07, 2014 8:11 IST

    Sao Paulo: Brazilian police used tear gas, rubber bullets and stun grenades to disperse striking workers inside a subway station on Friday, adding to fears that labor unrest could disrupt the FIFA  World Cup that

  • badaun gang rape under constant threat victim s family

    Badaun gang rape: Under constant threat, victim's family decides to leave UP

    India | June 06, 2014 22:24 IST

    Badaun: Living under the shadow of fear ever since their teenaged daughters were brutally gang-raped and murdered in Katra Sadatganj village nine days ago, the victim's family is preparing to shift out of Uttar Pradesh

  • govt. extends ltte ban by five years terms it threat to

    Govt. extends LTTE ban by five years; terms it threat to India

    India | May 15, 2014 21:35 IST

    New Delhi: The 23-year-old ban imposed on terror group LTTE has been extended by five years by the Government which said the outfit is a threat to India's sovereignty and integrity.The Home Ministry said the

  • karan johar receives extortion threat

    Karan Johar receives extortion threat

    Bollywood | September 07, 2013 19:43 IST

    Mumbai: Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar has allegedly received an extortion threat from underworld goon Ravi Pujari, police said today.“A text message was received by Karan on his phone from an international number some days ago.

  • wada threatens to expel jamaica on doping issue

    WADA threatens to expel Jamaica on doping issue

    Other Sports | August 23, 2013 11:21 IST

    Montreal: The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has threatened to expel Jamaica from the next Olympics and other major competitions if it refuses to address shortcomings highlighted by a senior ex-employee.WADA director general David Howman Wednesday

  • india s aircraft carrier ins vikrant a threat chinese media

    India's aircraft carrier INS Vikrant a threat: Chinese media report

    World | August 21, 2013 12:38 IST

    Beijing: Describing the launch of India's aircraft carrier and Japan's biggest warship since World War II as a threat to China, a report in the state-run media today alleged some countries are backing New Delhi

  • 133 primary schools face closure threat in odisha

    133 primary schools face closure threat in Odisha

    India | July 08, 2013 13:49 IST

    Kendrapara (Odisha), July 8: Plagued by abysmally low student strength and steady rate of dropout, 133 government-run primary schools are facing the threat of closure in Kendrapara district of Odisha.These schools thrive on paper only

  • bengal minibus operators threat to launch stir demanding

    Bengal minibus operators threat to launch stir demanding fare hike

    India | June 03, 2013 21:22 IST

    Kolkata, Jun 3: Minibus Operators' Coordination Committee in West Bengal today threatened to launch a greater movement if the state government failed to accept their demand for hike in minibus fares.The Committee delegation led by

  • charlie sheen accused of death threat

    Charlie Sheen accused of death threat

    Hollywood | November 09, 2012 10:16 IST

    Los Angeles, Nov 9: Actor Charlie Sheen has been accused of sending a death threat to a former associate.A man, claiming to be a former associate of the 47-year-old, has filed a police report here

  • chennai school children form human chain to highlight

    Chennai school children form human chain to highlight threat to sparrows from cellphone towers

    India | October 12, 2012 12:09 IST

    Chennai, Oct 12:  Around 1,820 students of Everwin Matriculation School in Kolathur near Chennai on Thursday arrange themselves to form a giant sparrow to highlight the crisis that the house sparrows are facing from mobile

  • kingfisher pilots threaten to go on strike from tomorrow

    Kingfisher pilots threaten to go on strike from tomorrow

    India | September 09, 2012 19:25 IST

    Mumbai, Sep 9: Pilots of cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines, which has been operating a skeletal schedule, have threatened to go on strike from tomorrow as part of mass agitation for immediate disbursal of salaries.A section of

  • nsa asked to tackle cyber security threat

    NSA asked to tackle cyber security threat

    India | August 31, 2012 22:45 IST

    On Board PM's Special Aircraft, Aug 31: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has directed the National Security Advisor to find a viable policy to tackle cyber terrorism threat.“I have been asking my NSA to zero in

  • karnataka on alert after threat to carry out blasts on

    Karnataka on alert after threat to carry out blasts on trains

    India | August 13, 2012 22:34 IST

    Bangalore, Aug 13: Railway police are on high alert in Karnataka in the wake of threats by suspected terror groups operating from Mysore to carry out blasts on some trains plying from here on the

  • lady gaga cancels show after threats

    Lady Gaga cancels show after threats

    Hollywood | May 27, 2012 16:53 IST

    Jakarta, May 27: Lady Gaga canceled her sold-out show in Indonesia after Islamist hard-liners threatened violence, claiming her sexy clothes and provocative dance moves would corrupt the youth.The controversy was a blow to the predominantly

  • dhumal threatens to file defamation suit against army

    Dhumal Threatens To File Defamation Suit Against Army

    India | April 15, 2012 21:51 IST

    New Delhi, Apr 15: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal today threatened to file a defamation suit if the Army does not tender an unconditional apology for its statement that questioned the campaign demanding

  • india switch off lights to mark earth hour

    India Switch Off Lights To Mark Earth Hour

    India | March 31, 2012 22:05 IST

    New Delhi, Mar 31: Delhiites tonight joined millions of people across the globe to observe the Earth Hour by switching off electrical appliances for an hour to pledge support to combat the threat of global

  • muslim groups threat stifled free speech today says rushdie

    Muslim Groups Threat Stifled Free Speech Today, Says Rushdie

    India | January 24, 2012 20:20 IST

    New Delhi, Jan 24: Writer Salman Rushdie today described as a “awful” the cancellation of his video address to Jaipur Literature Festival, claiming that threat from Muslim groups stifled free speech.“Awful,” the controversial author of