Bangalore, Sept 4: The home ministry on Thursday asked the Intelligence Bureau (IB) to verify the Al Qaeda video which calls for "jihad" in the Indian subcontinent, sources said.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh held a meeting with the intelligence agencies over the issue. National Security Advisor Ajit Doval was present at the meeting. Sources said an alert has been issued regarding the threat to all the states.
Meanwhile, Separatist rebels have made major strides in their offensive against Ukrainian government forces in recent days, drawing on what Ukraine and NATO says is ample support from the Russian military.
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Clashes erupt in Ukraine
Unmarked military vehicles burning in country roads in the village of Berezove, eastern Ukraine after a clash between pro-government troops and Russian-backed separatist militia.
Al Qaeda to set up group in India
Ayman al-Zawahri, head of al-Qaida, delivers a statement in a video which was seen online by the SITE monitoring group, released on Thursday.
NATO heads of state meet for a two-day summit
Men look at a demonstration F35 jet standing on display beside a golf course prior to a NATO summit at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales.
John Kerry at the groundbreaking ceremony
Secretary of State John Kerry, center, accompanied by his predecessors, participate in the groundbreaking ceremony for the U.S. Diplomacy Center at the State Department in Washington.
Obama at NATO Summit
U.S. President Barack Obama is seated at a table with, from left to right: France's President Francois Hollande; Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko; British Prime Minister David Cameron; German Chancellor Angela Merkel; and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi as they meet about Ukraine at the NATO summit at Celtic Manor in Newport, Wales.
Djokovic defeats Murray
Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, returns a shot to Andy Murray, of Britain, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. Djokovic won 7-6 (1), 6-7 (1), 6-2, 6-4.