India | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Monday November 17, 2014
Controversial yoga guru Baba Ramdev has been given Z-category security which entitles him to cover of about 30-40 armed guards and an escort car. The Home Ministry has confirmed that the yoga icon will now be protected by para-military commandos from...
Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 28, 2014
An Indian-origin businessman from Britain accused of arranging the murder of his wife in South Africa, met a gay escort three times.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 5, 2014
The US Navy says it will soon use armed, robotic patrol boats with no sailors on board to escort and defend warships moving through sensitive sea lanes.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 28, 2014
The North American Aerospace Defense Command scrambled two CF-18 fighter jets out of Quebec Wednesday to escort Sunwing Flight 656 back to Toronto after a "passenger disturbance," a spokeswoman said.
World | Reuters | Tuesday August 5, 2014
Britain scrambled two fighter jets on Tuesday to escort a Qatar Airways plane into Manchester airport after the pilot reported a possible explosive device on board. A passenger was later arrested on suspicion of making a hoax bomb threat.
World | Agencies | Tuesday August 5, 2014
Police say that a plane has landed safely at Britain's Manchester Airport after being escorted by the Royal Air Force following a warning of a possible device on board.
World | Associated Press | Saturday July 26, 2014
The United States shut down its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighbouring Tunisia under US military escort amid a significant deterioration in security in Tripoli as fighting intensified between rival militias, the Stat...
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 25, 2014
A flight carrying Canadians on vacation to Panama was turned around and escorted back to Toronto by two fighter jets on Friday after an unruly passenger made threats against the aircraft.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 23, 2014
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today announced in the Legislative Assembly that he would trim his security cover by doing away with the escort policemen as other departments of police are facing shortage of personnel.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 15, 2014
Truck drivers across Maharashtra will go on an indefinite strike from tomorrow, following failure of talks between the state government and transporters' bodies over abolition of escorts fee, All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) said today.
Cities | Agencies | Wednesday June 11, 2014
Three people, including two policemen, were injured after Delhi MP Parvesh Verma's car collided head-on with union minister Uma Bharti's escort vehicle today, police said.
World | Associated Press | Sunday June 8, 2014
Authorities say two F-16 fighter jets escorted a small airplane out of restricted airspace in Washington, an apparently inadvertent intrusion that prompted evacuations at the US Capitol and surrounding buildings.
World | Associated Press | Saturday March 1, 2014
Loud cheers and sobs broke the calm of the courtroom on Friday as a Detroit-area man was convicted of killing four women in his basement and stuffing their bodies in car trunks after he met them through online escort ads.
Cities | Edited by Diana George | Thursday December 26, 2013
A woman driver in Mumbai has denied reports that she accepted a new car from Reliance Industries as compensation for being hit by an Aston Martin owned by the company. Foram Ruparel, 25, was in an Audi on December 8 when the Aston Martin hit her car ...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday December 6, 2013
Kolkata police sergeant Guruprasad Banerjee, who acted as an escort to Nelson Mandela's convoy during his visit to Kolkata in October 1990, today recalled the legendary anti-apartheid activist as one of the most down to earth international dignitarie...
India | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Wednesday December 4, 2013
India fears unregulated 'floating armouries' - privately-owned ships loaded with weapons and guards that escort commercial cargo ships- could be used by terrorists to sail upto its western coast and launch an attack like 26/11.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 30, 2013
Three escort policemen were shot dead and two injured by armed Maoists in a running train near Jamalpur Railway station in Bihar's Munger district this evening.
Cheat Sheet | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Thursday November 14, 2013
On Saturday, the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya will formally join the Indian Navy and set sail for India from Russia. By early next year, it will be out patrolling the Indian Ocean.
Cities | Reported by Saurabh Gupta | Friday November 8, 2013
Among major steps, four sets of Quick Response Teams, armed with automatic weapons, will escort the players.
Cities | Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday November 4, 2013
When a teen girl in Mumbai went to a police station with her relative to disclose that she had been gang-raped, she was allegedly dismissed because she said she knew some of her attackers and had agreed to let them escort her home.