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Travel Advisory for Indian nationals in Iraq
Travel Advisory for Indian Nationals in Iraq June 28, 2014 As indicated in the travel advisory of 24 June 2014, the Indian Embassy in Baghdad has opened camp offices in Najaf, Karbala and Basra for assisting Indians nationals in Iraq. Following are the contact details of the officials stationed in these cities: Najaf Shri Abu Mathen George +964 771 6511190 Shri Srinivas Rao +964 771 6511181 Shri Rakesh Singh +964 771 6511179 Karbala Shri P K Sharma +964 771 6511183 Shri Anil Sapra +964 771 6511180 Shri Jeewan Singh +964 771 6511176 E-mail: Basra Shri Pramod K Aggarwal +964 771 6511185 Shri Narasimha Murthy Kuppa +964 771 6511182 Shri Asif Shah Ahmed +964 771 6511178 E-mail: The 24 hour helpline, as per details below, set up by the Indian Embassy in Baghdad on 15 June 2014 also remains operational. Tel. No. +964 770 444 4899 (Mobile) Tel No. +964 770 484 3247 (Mobile) Email: All Indian nationals requiring assistance in returning to India may contact the Indian Embassy officials at the station nearest to their location as indicated above. All necessary assistance, including provision of travel documents, air tickets and facilitation in any other form for travel out of Iraq, will be provided to those Indian nationals desirous of returning back to India.
Control Room established in Ministry of External Affairs
Control Room established in Ministry of External Affairs In view of the prevailing security situation in Iraq and to provide information to all concerned, a 24-hour 'Control Room' has been set up in the Ministry of External Affairs. The contact details are as under: (i) Phones: +91 11 2301 2113 +91 11 2301 7905 +91 11 2301 4104 (ii) Fax: +91 11 2301 8158 (iii) Email: In addition, Embassy of India in Baghdad has set up a 24-hour helpline which can be accessed for information or assistance as per contact details given below: Tel. No. +964 770 444 4899 (Mobile) Tel. No. +964 770 484 3247 (Mobile) Email: Website: www.
Delhi: IB sounds terror alert for Chandni Chowk
Delhi: IB sounds terror alert for Chandni Chowk According to sources in the IB, ‘militant Islamist cadre’ were chalking out a plan to ‘replicate’ attacks like the multiple bombings of February 2013 at Dilsukhnagar in Hyderabad. Delhi Police have stepped up security across Chandni Chowk. Pickets have been set up on main roads and two-wheeler riders are being subjected to random checks. [Reproduced in public interest]
Security beefed up at Ayodhya, Varanasi and Mathura
Security at religious places in Ayodhya, Varanasi and Mathura will be enhanced following intelligence inputs which suggested that terror outfits may try to attack them. More CCTV cameras and other electronic devices will be put in place as per the new security drill which will be carried out at the religious sites. [Reproduced in Public interest]
Indian Embassy Notice regarding demonstrations in Bangkok
Pursuant to the Army's take over of governance in Thailand with effect from 1630 hrs on 22nd May 2014, a nationwide curfew has been imposed from 10 p.m till 5 a.m. and the martial law announced on 20th May 2014 continues to be in position. Public transport, including from/to airport, is likely to be affected from 2000 hrs onwards. It is therefore strongly advised that all Indian tourists and residents in Thailand take abundant precautions for their safety, including by avoiding movement during the prohibited period and to areas where demonstrations, political gatherings, marches, etc are likely to take place. They are further advised to regularly monitor the situation through the local media, hotels, tour operators, etc. Those who have flights at night are advised to reach the airport well before curfew time and/or ask their hotel to coordinate transport with the military. For any further information or clarification, the Indian Embassy, located in Sukhumvit Soi 23, may be contacted at 022580300-05 or at email:
Ministry of Home Affairs Terror Alert to States
Ministry of Home Affairs Terror Alert to States Ministry of Home Affairs has asked five poll-bound states to beef up security in election rallies. The Home Ministry asked authorities in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Delhi and Mizoram to tighten security in political rallies as there may be attempts to target such gatherings by terrorists. Strict vigil in sensitive places, markets, religious sites, railway stations, bus terminus and in other vital installations has been recommended. [Source media reports reproduced in public interest]
Intelligence agencies warn of communal flare ups
Intelligence agencies warn of communal flare ups in Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Karnataka & Haryana Intelligence agencies have warned that besides UP, the next flash points of communal conflagration could be in Rajasthan, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and even Haryana. For UP, the intelligence inputs indicate a tough time ahead, especially in areas like Moradabad, Aligarh, Mathura, Rampur, and Bareilly. Tonk and Burhan in Rajasthan, Devas and Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh, Madhubani in Bihar are highly vulnerable. The review highlighted the new emerging trend of communal clashes originating in rural areas rather than old urban centres, usually a hotbed of communal conflicts. [Issued in Public interest]
Mumbai, Pune alerted about possible IM terror strike
Mumbai, Pune alerted about possible IM terror strike Internal security authorities have informed state government of Maharashtra that the entire state and, its important cities like Mumbai and Pune in particular, be put on alert as security agencies were informed terrorists could carry out terror strikes. A retaliatory strike by Waqas alias Ahmed and Tehsin Akhtar Sheikh alias Monu—the two close associates of the arrested Indian Mujahideen operative Syed Ahmed Zarar Sidibapa alias Yasin Bhatkal is anticipated. The alert has been sounded after Bhatkal is learnt to have told the police during interrogation that IM operatives have conducted reconnaissance of several key targets. The alert mentions Jewish establishments, Juhu Chowpatty and Bandstand at Bandra besides the places that have been bombed earlier also, like Zaveri Bazaar, Opera House, Dadar, Santacruz, Juhu, Andheri, Jogeshwari and railway stations in Mumbai.

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