Maharashtra ATS nabs three Bangladeshi nationals with alleged links to banned terror outfit

first_imgThree Bangladeshi nationals were arrested by the city unit of the Maharashtra Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) on Saturday on suspicion of being part of an Al Qaeda-inspired Islamic extremist organization.The trio, who had been apparently residing using forged identity papers, were believed to have links with the outlawed Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) – the militant outfit also called as Ansar Bangla, said ATS sources.“The suspects were picked up for questioning from the city’s Akurdi and Wanowrie areas. They were residing illegally with forged Aadhaar and PAN cards which were retrieved from their persons. We are interrogating them to ascertain the nature of their association with the ABT, and their role here,” said an ATS officer.Two of those nabbed hailed from Khulna, while the other came from Shariatpur district in Bangladesh.The city ATS team led by Assistant Commissioner of Police (ATS) Sunil Darekar acted on a tip-off received on Friday about an alleged ‘infiltrator’ from Bangladesh living in the Kondhwa-Wanorie area.On detaining and quizzing the suspect, the team secured information about the whereabouts of the other two Bangladeshi nationals.last_img read more

BMW M3 and M4 sports sedans to be launched in November this year in India

first_imgBMW M3German auto manufacturer BMW’s high performance M division is renowned for creating track ready racing cars in the past. Its latest offerings,  the 2014 M3 and its two door counterpart M4 will be launched in India by the end of November 2014. BMW India’s President Mr. Philip von Sahr had confirmed that originally the vehicles which were to be launched, will now be seen in the next month.The BMW M3 and M4 are two of the best selling sports saloons across the world. The Bavarian automaker’s hugely successful iterations of the M3 and M4 have given birth to huge cult followings among enthusiasts and motoring journalists . Though convertible models of both cars have been launched overseas, BMW will take its time for the India release.For those who love power and performance, the figures both M3 and M4 boast of will put several sportscars to shame. They are powered by a 3.0 L straight 6-cylinder engine that churns out 431 bhp of power and 550 Nm of peak torque. Customers get the option to either obtain a 7-speed double clutch ‘box or 6-speed manual transmission .Both cars will be brought to India as Completely Built Units CBU (CBUs). They are expected to be priced well above the Rs 90 lakh mark.BMW’s biggest rivals for the M3 and M4 are fellow Germans Audi RS5 and the Mercedes Benz C63 AMG.last_img read more

Kew Media Buys Cardinal Producer Sienna Film

first_imgAcquisitive investment group Kew Media is buying film and TV production company Sienna Films.Jennifer Kawaja and Julia Sereny’s Toronto-based Sienna makes “Cardinal,” which is on CTV in Canada, Hulu in the U.S., and BBC Four in the U.K. Its other TV credits include “Ransom” and “Combat Hospital.” On the film side, it has teed up Canada-Ireland co-production “Sweetness in the Belly,” an adaptation of the Camilla Gibb novel that goes into production next March.READ MORE Twitter Advertisement Facebook LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment center_img Login/Register With: Advertisement CREDIT: COURTESY OF BBClast_img read more