India Bans Use of ‘ISIS’, Unflattering ‘Daesh’ Must be Used Instead

India Bans Use of 'ISIS', Unflattering 'Daesh' Must be Used Instead

India’s Internal Security Division has ordered that terror group ISIS will now only be referred by its Arabic acronym Daesh. The word Daesh is phonetically similar to Daes or Dahes in Arabic which means intolerance and spitefulness. India hopes to lessen the lure of the terror outfit by playing on the uncomplimentary meaning of the word. New Delhi : What’s

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U.S. Embassy in India warns Americans of Islamic State attack threat

U.S. Embassy in India warns Americans of Islamic State attack threat

New Delhi (Reuters) : The U.S. Embassy in New Delhi issued a security message to American citizens in India on Tuesday to be vigilant following reports that Islamic State may be planning to attack targets there. “Recent Indian media reports indicate ISIL’s desire to attack targets in India,” the advisory said, warning of an increased threat to places frequented by

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Tripura: Two ISIS suspects held from Badharghat railway station, gets jail custody

Tripura: Two ISIS suspects held from railway station, gets jail custody

Agartala : Two persons suspected of having link with ISIS were arrested due to their suspicious movement in the Badharghat railway station on Wednesday. They were identified as Zamil Khan (60) and Ismail Khan (22). They were first spotted by General Railway Police. After a thorough search, they recovered nine mobile SIM cards and six mobile phones from them. Later,

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Hack your targets with machetes, Islamic State tells lone wolves in India

Islamic State tells lone wolves

New Delhi : Islamic State (IS) modules and ‘lone wolves’ in India have lately been instructed by their handlers to focus on hacking their targets, particularly foreign citizens, to death with big chopping knives or machetes. “We have gathered that IS modules and lone wolves here are being told by their handlers not to risk gathering explosives, assembling IEDs or

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India in shadow of terror – `Subahani Haja Moideen met Islamic State module members’

Shadow of terror - `Moideen met Islamic State module members'

Kochi : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has found that Thirunelveli native Subahani Haja Moideen (31) who returned to India after having fought for the Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq, had met members of the Kerala module of the terror group.The meetings were held outside Kerala. NIA officers said that Moideen had met members of the Kerala module

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