STF nabs Bodh Gaya blast accused from Jharkhand NIA tracks down Kausars

first_imgKolkata: The Kolkata Police’s Special Task Force (STF) arrested another activist of the Jamat-Ul-Mujahideen (Bangladesh) from Pakuria in Jharkhand on Wednesday.The arrested JMB activist, Dilwar Hasan (26) alias Ali Hasan alias Umar, was involved in the case of explosion of IEDs at Bodh Gaya in January.Acting on a tip-off, a team comprising officers of the city police’s STF raided some hideouts at Pakuria and arrested Dilwar.The police has initiated a case against him under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), on charges of criminal conspiracy (120B), waging or attempting to wage war or abetting waging of war against the Government of India (121), concealing with intent to facilitate design to wage war (123) and 4 and 5 Explosive Substances Act. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeSources said that Dilwar was a close associate of Kausar, the mastermind of the Khagragarh blast case, who was arrested on Tuesday by the National Investigation Agency (NIA).The NIA has also arrested another JMB activist, Adil alias Assadullah, from Bengaluru. It may be recalled that Kausar was arrested from Bengaluru as well, on Tuesday. The police came to know about him after questioning Kausar.The 29-year-old Adil is a resident of Elisabad village in Murshidabad. After receiving information, NIA officers conducted a raid and found him at an auto stand near Cantonment Railway Station in Bengaluru. He will be taken to Patna in transit remand and will be produced before the NIA Special Court at Patna. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Mercedes car in Kolkata, 2 pedestrians killedIt may be mentioned that Kausar isone of the prime accused in the Khagra-garh blast case that took place in October 2014. He had taken shelter in the southern part of the country and got arrested on Tuesday, after almost four years of the incident.The investigating officers have searched the house where he used to stay at Ramnagar in Bengaluru and recovered electronic devices and traces of explosives.Kausar was also involved in the Bodh Gaya incident as well and serial blast cases in Bangladesh. He had entered India through the porous border in 2014 and carried out the terror activities. He was an expert in making IEDs and circuit designs for preparing explosives.last_img read more

4 Technologies That Have Changed Business Forever

first_img Growing a business sometimes requires thinking outside the box. With the advent of new technologies, the business landscape sure looks a lot different than it did just a short time ago.  Despite the coming changes, there are tools that have had a great impact on business and hold great promise for the future.If I had to pick the tools that would be most indispensable for businesses and entrepreneurs now and in the future, my list would include:  CloudCloud technology is truly changing everything. The most important thing the cloud brings to entrepreneurs and to businesses is enhanced accessibility. People can, will, (and in many instances, already do) access everything they need from anywhere they are through the cloud.Related: Don’t Get Stuck in the Software JamThis technology allows for sharing secure and private information, and it will continue to create new capabilities for more efficient work. While adoption of cloud tech is improving business communication, its proper implementation will increase workplace collaboration in unimaginable ways.  For businesses that thrive on their remote workers, cloud-enabled collaboration will become crucial.Recommendations:Google Drive (Productivity): Allows for all of your tools — from documents to spreadsheets to calendar – to be at your fingertips for free or a very low cost.StarLeaf (Collaboration): Simple, secure and highly reliable ad-hoc video solution for point-to-point and multi-user video conferencing.Quickbooks Online (Accounting): Powerful tool for small businesses looking for a single application to handle contacts, billing, banking and so much more.Pipeliner (CRM): Many great cloud customer-relationship management apps are out there but this one has a wonderful visual interface that gives newfound clarity to deal management.MobileWith rapid Internet proliferation and smarter devices becoming not only more affordable but also more widely available, the mobile employee will be as productive as ever, regardless of whether they are in the office or at a coffee shop. Mobile will ensure the ultimate success of flexible work, pushing it to mainstream.  Recommendations:GChat (Mobile Real-Time Chat): This platform is an awesome and free way to connect and chat with almost anyone on the web. Not a private platform, but super convenient.Asana and Trello (Productivity and Project Collaboration): Small businesses rarely allows for project teams to be available in one place. Mobile project collaboration is hot and these tools are awesome.DataSmall businesses will be empowered to make data driven decisions from a plethora of data brokers who are selling the power of information, much like brokers used to sell oil or commodities. Want to understand how to grow your business? Just look at the data, and you will be able to make informed decisions that are both simple and affordable. The present strategies of business owners will align and prepare them for the future, but these tools will also take the burden of data mining and management off their shoulders.Related: Learn to Refine Crude Data, a Precious Resource for a StartupRecommendations:Google Analytics (Web Traffic): This free tool is a tremendous way to see where your traffic is coming from and where they go once they get to your site.Moz (SEO): Want to understand the keywords, traffic and competition better? This tool will help you optimize and get more from your digital assets.Traackr (Social Influence): Interested in who the individuals and companies are that have the most influence in your industry or area of interest? This tool can help you do that.Twitter Analytics (Native Twitter Data): For companies using Twitter for social marketing, Twitter’s native analytics are a great way to see how your content is performing.SocialWe no longer need to knock on doors or make cold calls to find our prospective customers. We can locate them instantly, see what they are talking about (and what matters to them) and connect and engage with them in real time. Effective messaging and tactics backed by strategy will certainly be necessary. But social will reinvent our go-to-market strategies like nothing ever has before. In fact, social will be the place where your customers will willingly seek you out. There is the potential to create relationships that will yield brand advocates who will help build your brand community, and ultimately, bolster your credibility. From this standpoint, social media tools will no longer be optional. Instead, they’ll be must-haves.   Recommendations:Hootsuite and Sprout Social (Feed Management and Scheduling): Looking for a central command center for social-media planning and distribution? Look no further than to these tools to empower your business to be social.Buffer (Scheduling): For companies looking for an easy way to keep their content sharing valuable and regular Buffer allows you to quickly find content and share it at a later time rather than immediately.BundlePost (RSS Automation and Optimization): This lesser known tool is a wonderful way to aggregate RSS data to see the most relevant content and then using simple export tools upload the content to your social management platform.Making these tech tools a part of your core business operations now will unlock potential benefits for the future.  How many have you already employed? Related: 18 Effective Social-Media Tools That Will Save You Time December 26, 2014 Free Webinar | Sept. 9: The Entrepreneur’s Playbook for Going Global Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. 5 min read Register Now »last_img read more