One of the world's most-wanted men, Hafiz Saeedm blamed India for the ruthless massacre of children at a Pakistan Army school on Tuesday. He vowed for a similar revenge on India. In regards to this, the Union home ministry has issued high alert to the state governments and warned that 26/11 Mumbai kind of attacks could take place at public places like schools, colleges and hotels.According to the Intelligence reports, two unspecified hotel lobbies in New Delhi and unspecified area on the highway of New Delhi and Agra are the targets of terrorists and they might occur during the Republic Day celebrations when US President Barack Obama will make a visit. The Indian government is working with international security agencies across the world to provide highly tightened security to the US President which is bounded by bilateral relations between the two countries. A team of US has already arrived and checked places like Taj Mahal recently, so we can expect Obama at the World's Heritage structure.- TVR
At one hand, IIT students across the country are getting offers in global IT companies with fancy pay scales, a professor from the institute of the Guwahati branch was arrested for allegedly raping a office assistant. Going into the story, dean of academic affairs, Professor Aloke Kumar Ghoshal of the Chemical Engineering department was arrested by the police after his office assistant filed a complaint against him. The police filed a case against the Professor under Section 376(2)(b) of the Indian Penal Code [public servant taking advantage of his official position and committing rape on a woman] and arrested the accused Professor for a thorough probe on the allegations. However, the victim, office assistant filed a complaint 11 days after the alleged incident happened and the police too did not mention the date when was the complaint was lodged.- TVR
Peshawar school attack: Six Tehreek-i-Taliban terrorists have held around 500 school students and several teachers of Pakistan Army run public school in Peshawar on Tuesday. As per sources, the Taliban terrorists has been wearing army fatigues Warsak Road and begin indiscriminate firing and set fire to vehicles before entering into Pakistan Army school premises. Peshawar Police official insists that the Army school has been roped off, with a rescue operation under progress. A Pakistan hospital has released a statement that 12 children dead and 40 injured in the attack, as many as in the operation theatre, who are in critical condition, undergoing treatment said Lady Reading hospital official Ejaz Khan. Several school children have escaped from the back gate. According to sources, One of students said during fourth period under progress when they heard firing, later a Army officer told us to escape through back gate. Taliban spokesman Muhammad Umar Khorasani has released a statement that his group was responsible for the attack in Army school and our suicide bombers have entered into the school and they have instructions not to harm any of the children, but target only Pakistan army personnel.
Coal Scam: A special court hearing the coal block case, where the CBI court has recorded the statement of the former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who was holding coal ministry portfolio since 2005. The coal scam involving industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla and others accused people here on Tuesday. According to sources, Special Judge Bharat Parashar has asked Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to record the statement of Manmohan Singh in the Coal case. Meanwhile, the CBI Court has ordered authorities to conduct further investigation in the coal scam case and posted the matter for January 27. Report says the CBI court has already passed the order in a case, which an FIR has been registered against Birla, ex-coal Secretary P C Parakh and others linking to allocation of Talabira II and III coal blocks in Odisha in 2005 to Hindalco.
Sydney hostage Crisis Updates: Heavily Armed Australian police have been forced into the Sydney cafe early on Tuesday morning, where the three people dead after a dramatic end to a 16-hour siege in which two captives and the attacker were killed. The Iran man is well known as Man Haron Monis, an Iranian refugee and self-styled sheikh used to send hate mails to the families of Australian Army killed in Afghanistan. According to sources, the 50-year-old Man Haron Monis was charged as an accessory in the murder of his ex-wife and mother of his two kids. Noleen Hayson Pal, 30, who was stabbed for 18 times and she was set on fire outside a residence in western Sydney. Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbott insists that the Iran gunman was well known to Police authorities from past few years and he had a long history of extremism and mental instability. In 2010, Haron Monis was banned from using Australia’s postal service, while he also sent to prison for 300 hours of community service says reports.
37-year-old Sachin Uppal was sentence 64 months in Prison announced by Federal Court for running a $3.8-million Ponzi scheme. According to sources, U.S. District Judge Nancy G. Edmunds has released a statement that the Federal Court has sentenced Sachin Uppal following in his August guilty plea to wire fraud charges. Sachin Uppal operated the Jefferson Smith Trading Company LLC (“JSTCO”) from July 2007 through September 2013, where he was not a licensed investment advisor, marketed JSTCO to potential investors and solicited investor funds. Meanwhile, Uppal’s victims were his relatives and family friends. However, the Federal Court has ordered to pay compensation to his victims in the amount of $3,867,187. The FBI Detroit Field Office Special Agent in Charge Paul M. Abbate insists that Sachin Uppal has took advantage of believing relationships with close family members, friends and associates, offended their confidence and stole their money.
Sydney cafe siege Live: Around five people have fled from a Sydney café, where two gunman has took several number of hostages on Monday morning December 15. According to sources, the two people have been spotted inside the cafe holding up a flag containing an Islamic declaration of faith. On Monday morning, a witness insists that hostages are being held inside a Sydney cafe with a siege underway, where the Islamic flag was held up to a cafe window. Sydney Police has not released any official statement so far about this issue, as many as 20 people were spotted in the cafe. The hostage-taker has announced two demands, whether To speak with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and to have an Isis flag brought to the Sydney cafe. They also said four bombs have been planted around the city. Australian PM Tony Abbott has convenes a national security meeting on Monday morning to deal with the unfolding drama. Report says Due to the hostage crisis at Sydney's Lindt Cafe, Sydney Opera House performances have been cancelled on Monday.
Four Pakistani citizens among the 10 travel agents have been indicted for running a fraudulent business and stealing around a million dollar from nearly 200 India-bound travelers. According to sources, around ten fake travel agents from Pakistan, have been robbing in a travel scam, which it has left around 200 travelers to India stranded and bilked of more than $1 million. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance has released a statement that the indictment of the 10 individuals have been linked to a commercial travel scam, where the agents grabbed the credit card information obtained illegally and able to steal more than a million dollar money from the 200 victims. The suspects has promoted about their business through advertisements in Indian-American publications throughout the United States, which it has offered competitively priced tickets to travel to India. However, the agents were indicted are Sadaqat Ali of Bronx, Sumit Chawla, Shah Nawaz Kiani, Muhammad Asif and Rana Muhammad Tariq of Pakistan, Zubair Dar, Sarfraz Khan and Manjeet Singh of Queens and Muhammad Arif of Brooklyn.
Live J&K Election Updates: Polling in 15 constituencies of the Jammu and Kashmir has finished with 49 percent voting for the fourth phase on 18 seats in the state, while 15 seats in Jharkhand has at 61.08% during fourth phase on Sunday morning amid of tight security. On Sunday, the fifth-phased polls in Jammu and Kashmir will seal the fate of 182 candidates including two chief ministerial aspirants and Speaker of the assembly. However, around 890 polling stations in four districts of the state includes Srinagar, Anantnag, Shopian (Kashmir Valley) and Samba (Jammu region). The polling has begun on Sunday early morning at 07:00 AM at 3 am in 13 constituencies and wrapped-up at 3 am in 13 constituencies while it also concluded at 05:00 PM in Dhanbad and Bokaro says Election Commission official in Ranchi. Meanwhile, the 13 other seats went for elections in this round were Madhupur, Deogarh (SC), Bagodar, Jamua (SC), Gandey, Giridih, Dumri, Chandankyari (SC), Sindri, Nirsa, Jharia, Tundi and Baghmara.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said in a statement that she had threw an open challenge to Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah to arrest her in the scam of Saradha chit fund, whereas Transport Minister Madan Mitra has been arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) here for questioning in connection with the multi-crore Saradha scam on Friday. Mamata Banerjee has announced party workers and demonstrations against the CBI in West Bengal from Saturday and she is likely to meet Madan Mitra in custody. She said Narendra Modi Government has arrested our minster without intimating me or the Assembly speaker. Madan Mitra has submitted his resignation letter on Friday evening, but she is not going to accept it because his arrest is illegal. On Friday, Mamata announced that All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) has decided to stage a major demonstration on Friday in protest against Madan Mitra's arrest by the CBI.
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has applauded Nobel prize winners Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yusufzai, said in a statement that both the eminent personalities should work towards becoming messengers of global peace. Siddaramaiah has hailed appreciated the unrelenting fight against child labour by Sathyarthi and said his efforts to rehabilitate 80,000 street children and giving them education was laudable. Satyarthi and Malala were honored with the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 for their pioneering work on promoting child rights in the subcontinent. Kailash Satyarthi has fight for the child labor and his efforts to regenerate 80,000 street children and giving them proper education said Siddaramaiah in the state Legislative Council in Belagavi. Siddaramaiah said Malala Yousafzai should be appreciate the courage of this little girl, who had fought against Taliban forces in Pakistan, without bothering the threat.
A Man has been identified behind pro-ISIS Twitter account Shami, who was a witness works in an MNC Company in Bangalore. According to sources that man has been operating the most influential pro-ISIS Twitter account named Shami with 20,000 followers with tweets being viewed by around two million people every month. He has created and managed pro-ISIS Twitter account Shami by a Bangalore MNC executive Mehdi. The man has promoted the Islamic militant group's propaganda, where he had played a key role in connecting the ISIS Group, recruits and supporters. Meanwhile, the MNC worker grew up as a very powerful person and emerged as one of ISIS spokespersons. According to sources, Mehdi has followed the Syrian wars closely and posted tweets encouraging the ISIS militants. He also promoting in social media to become Jihadis.