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Journalist gets bail in espionage case

The journalist was arrested by the special cell of the Delhi Police on September 14, 2020 and charged with passing on information about the Indian Army’s deployment and the country’s border strategy to Chinese intelligence officers
Justice Mukta Gupta, while granting bail, rejected the arguments of the ED counsel that Sharma has links with “Chinese handlers” and intelligence agencies and is a “serious flight risk”. (Representational image)
Justice Mukta Gupta, while granting bail, rejected the arguments of the ED counsel that Sharma has links with “Chinese handlers” and intelligence agencies and is a “serious flight risk”. (Representational image)
Published on Jan 08, 2022 12:43 AM IST
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By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

30,000 US agencies hacked by Chinese cyber espionage units: Report

The campaign has exploited recently discovered flaws in Microsoft Exchange software, stealing email and infecting computer servers with tools that let attackers take control remotely, Brian Krebs said in a post at his cyber security news website.
"This is an active threat," White House spokeswoman Jennifer Psaki said when asked about the situation during a press briefing. "Everyone running these servers needs to act now to patch them. We are concerned that there are a large number of victims," she added.(AFP)
Published on Mar 06, 2021 11:07 AM IST
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Apologise, Afghanistan tells China after busting its espionage cell in Kabul

Afghanistan’s National Directorate of Security has detained 10 Chinese citizens accused of operating a terror cell in Kabul
A 10-member Chinese module operating a terror cell in the capital city of Kabul was busted(AP)
A 10-member Chinese module operating a terror cell in the capital city of Kabul was busted(AP)
Updated on Dec 25, 2020 10:11 AM IST
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Former CIA officer charged with giving China classified info

Alexander Yuk Ching Ma, 67, was arrested last week after an undercover operation in which prosecutors say he accepted an envelope with $2,000 in exchange for his past espionage activities.
An FBI affidavit accuses Alexander Yuk Ching Ma, who worked for the CIA from 1982 to 1989, of revealing government secrets to at least five Chinese intelligence officers in a Hong Kong hotel room over a three-day period in March 2001.(AP photo)
An FBI affidavit accuses Alexander Yuk Ching Ma, who worked for the CIA from 1982 to 1989, of revealing government secrets to at least five Chinese intelligence officers in a Hong Kong hotel room over a three-day period in March 2001.(AP photo)
Published on Aug 18, 2020 06:09 AM IST
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Washington | ByAssociated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh

Indian couple charged with spying on Germany’s Sikh community, Kashmir movement

German prosecutors named the suspects only as 50-year-old Manmohan S. and his wife Kanwal Jit K., 51, in keeping with German privacy rules for defendants
The couple was charged with espionage by German prosecutors.(Getty Images)
The couple was charged with espionage by German prosecutors.(Getty Images)
Updated on Apr 10, 2019 01:58 PM IST
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India | ByPress Trust of India

BrahMos Aerospace engineer arrested for allegedly leaking information to Pakistan

Nishant Agrawal is a senior system engineer with Brahmos Aerospace, a joint venture of DRDO and Russia’s Military Industrial Consortium (NPO Mashinostroyenia) that works on India’s supersonic cruise missile that can be launched from launched from land, air, sea and under water.
A display of Brahmos missile at the DefExpo 2018, on the outskirts Chennai on April 11.(AFP File Photo)
A display of Brahmos missile at the DefExpo 2018, on the outskirts Chennai on April 11.(AFP File Photo)
Updated on Oct 09, 2018 07:58 AM IST
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Chinese national arrested in Delhi had Indian passport, Aadhaar

Charlie Peng was arrested last week from north Delhi after police were tipped off that a Chinese national possessing an Indian passport and an Aadhaar card and some other documents might be involved in suspicious activities.
Senior officers said that the man is being questioned by the central intelligence agencies also.(HT File Photo)
Senior officers said that the man is being questioned by the central intelligence agencies also.(HT File Photo)
Published on Sep 21, 2018 02:35 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Uttar Pradesh ATS detains man in Rajasthan’s Alwar on suspicion of spying for Pakistan

A senior official of Rajasthan ATS said they are probing his connection and trying to retrieve chats he did with his connection in Pakistan. The Rajasthan ATS is assisting the UP ATS in the matter.
The UP ATS interrogated the 23-year-old man on suspicion of spying.(Picture for representation)
The UP ATS interrogated the 23-year-old man on suspicion of spying.(Picture for representation)
Published on Sep 15, 2018 06:38 AM IST
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Jaipur | ByPress Trust of India

Have concrete proof against Kulbushan Jadhav, says Pakistan foreign minister

India approached the International Court of Justice after a Pakistani military court gave death sentence to Kulbushan Jadhav, who was arrested in March 2016 and tried for alleged involvement in espionage and subversive activities.
New Delhi has dismissed accusations against Kulbhushan Jadhav and said he is a former naval official who was kidnapped by Pakistani security officials from the Iranian port of Chabahar, where he was running a business.(AFP/File Photo)
New Delhi has dismissed accusations against Kulbhushan Jadhav and said he is a former naval official who was kidnapped by Pakistani security officials from the Iranian port of Chabahar, where he was running a business.(AFP/File Photo)
Updated on Aug 24, 2018 07:16 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Islamabad | ByImtiaz Ahmad, Islamabad

China launches website to report foreign spies, corrupt officials

Website urges people to report attempts by Chinese nationals or foreigners to bribe state or military officials, instigate armed riots or incite ethnic separatism.
The website, in both Mandarin and English, encourages people to report national security threats such as bids to “overthrow the socialist system”.(Reuters/Photo for representation)
The website, in both Mandarin and English, encourages people to report national security threats such as bids to “overthrow the socialist system”.(Reuters/Photo for representation)
Updated on Apr 16, 2018 11:50 PM IST
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