MASTERMIND

  • What makes Tom Hanks a fan of 'Doctor Who' December 8, 2013

    London: Hollywood superstar Tom Hanks admits he is a fan of sciencefiction television programme 'Doctor Who'. The 'Saving Mr Banks' actor first watched the longrunning BBC series in California in the 60s, reported Contactmusic. "We got our first colour TV in 1968, and in California that meant meant all these extra...
  • Popular show 'Mastermind' back with family twist February 12, 2013

    New Delhi: BBC's popular game show 'Mastermind' returns to India as "Disney Q: The Family Mastermind". However, this time it is not about individuals, but involves the entire family. Hosted by Benjamin Gilani, the show will see families competing for the title of India's smartest family. "Disney has always tried to provide...
  • Treat Hafiz Saeed as a war criminal: BJP January 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The main Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has reacted sharply to the statements made by the accused mastermind of 2008 Mumbai massacre Hafiz Saeed and demanded a sharp response from the government. "Government of India needs to pull up its socks and international pressure must be brought upon...
  • Hafiz Saeed: No MFN status for India December 17, 2012

    Lahore: The DefaePakistan Council formed by JamaatudDawa chief, and 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind, Hafiz Saeed on Sunday launched a 'movement' to oppose the move to grant Most Favoured Nationstatus to India. "On the pattern of a campaign against the reopening of NATO supply routes, today we announce the launching of...
  • Osama had not come up with the 9/11 plot: book March 30, 2012

    London: It was not Osama bin Laden who had come up with the 9/11 plot, a new book has claimed which also says that he had initially dismissed the plan. When the strike was first proposed to him in 1996 the al Qaeda leader was 'noncommittal' and refused to give...
  • AlQaeda was against killing Pearl: WikiLeaks April 27, 2011

    Boston: 9/11 attacks mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed was warned by a senior AlQaeda military commander not to kill Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in 2002 and that he should be "freed" but the American was killed anyway, according to leaked WikiLeaks documents. 38yearold Pearl, who was the South Asia...
  • Ajmer blast mastermind killed by aides: cops December 18, 2010

    New Delhi: The Madhya Pradesh police claim to have solved the murder of Ajmer blast mastermind and senior RSS leader Sunil Joshi. Madhya Pradesh police say that RSS pracharak Sunil Joshi was killed by his own associates. Joshi who was the brains behind Ajmer, Mecca Masjid blasts was shot dead on Dec...
  • Maoists with links to Arundhati, Medha arrested July 12, 2010

    Raipur: Six people were arrested on Sunday on charges of being involved in an attack on a Congress leader's house in Chhattisgarh on July 8 that killed two people and the police claimed that the mastermind of the incident had links with top activists like Nandini Sundar, Arundhati Roy, Medha...
  • Adobe CEO son's kidnapper escapes from police custody February 4, 2008

    Noida: The alleged mastermind behind the November 2006 kidnapping of the threeyearold son of a top MNC executive gave a slip to the police after a court hearing at this suburban town of the national capital on Monday. The accused, Chhattrapal, and two others allegedly involved in the kidnapping were climbing...
  • Gurgaon kidney racket kingpin may have fled country January 27, 2008

    New Delhi: In a latest development in the Gurgaon Kidney racket case, the Haryana police on Sunday said the alleged mastermind behind the racket, Dr Amit Kumar, may have fled the country. Gurgaon Police Commissioner Mohinder Lal said that its possible Kumar may have used his foreign contacts to escape....
  • Pentagon releases tape with confessions of 9/11 mastermind September 14, 2007

    Washington: It's the voice of a selfproclaimed mass murderer calm, lucid and convincing. Everything is in English. After months of debate, the Pentagon has released a heavily censored audio tape featuring Khalid Sheikh Mohamed, the socalled mastermind of the September 11 attacks. He was speaking at a military hearing to...
  • Ayodhya attack mastermind killed in Jammu August 11, 2007

    New Delhi: Ayodhya attack mastermind and top JaisheMohammed (JeM) militant killed in an encounter in Jammu early on Saturday morning. Security personnel also arrested four of his associates. Saifullah Kari, the divisional commander of the JeM, was killed at Janipura area of the city by a joint team of the...
  • Delhi blasts mastermind killed December 1, 2006

    Srinagar: The Army said on Friday it shot dead a member of a Pakistanbased militant group accused of masterminding bombings in Delhi last year that killed more than 60 people. Army spokesman Lt Col A K Mathur said security forces gunned down Ali Baba alias Abu Huzefa, deputy commander of LashkareTaiba...