Pakistan Attack

  • Herschelle Gibbs declines offer to play in Pakistan after airport attack June 9, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan cricket has been dealt another blow after former Test players Herschelle Gibbs of South Africa and Jacob Oram of New Zealand declined an invitation to play in a T20 tournament in Karachi in the wake of terrorist attack at the Karachi airport on Sunday. The attack and siege lasted...
  • World View: Opposition demands tough action against Pakistan over the LoC killings August 10, 2013

    India-Pakistan relations took a new hit on Tuesday after heavily armed terrorists backed by Pakistani troops ambushed an Indian Army patrol in Jammu and Kashmir, killing five soldiers and triggering angry reactions in New Delhi. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 7, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Entire country is disappointed with Defence Minister's statement: Venkaiah Naidu August 7, 2013

    The BJP accused Defence Minister AK Antony of giving an "escape route to the Pakistan Army" on the issue. ...
  • LoC killings: BJP is politicising the issue, says Antony August 7, 2013

    The Defence Ministry on Tuesday had withdrawn the first press release on the attack which blamed the Pakistani Army for the attack. ...
  • 5 Indian soldiers killed: Opposition slam UPA govt, seeks tough action August 6, 2013

    New Delhi: While the opposition parties came down heavily on the Central Government for the killing of five Indian soldiers by Pakistani troops and terrorists along the Line of Control in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir, the Union ministers too admitted that such incidents cast a shadow on the...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 24, 2011

    Watch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • No India hand in Army HQ attack: Pak Minister October 12, 2009

    Islamabad: One of the terrorists involved in attack on Pakistani Army headquarters on Saturday could have been a former armyman. CNN-IBN Deputy Foreign Affairs Editor Suhasini Haidar spoke to Pakistan's Information Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira on whether Army headquarters attack might have been an inside job. "We can't say that it is...
  • Watch: Live coverage of Pak army HQ attack October 10, 2009

    Soldiers guarding Pakistan's army headquarters opened fire at a suspected suicide bomber in a vehicle on Saturday, a security official and media said. ...
  • Militants attack US supplies in Pakistan April 12, 2009

    Islamabad: Scores of Islamist militants destroyed at least 10 lorries on Sunday in north-western Pakistan in an attack on a truck terminal used for transporting supplies to US and NATO troops in Afghanistan, police said. Three private guards were injured when insurgents fired rocket-propelled grenades at the depot on the edge...
  • Lahore terror attack on academy dents police spirits March 31, 2009

    Lahore: The Grand Trunk Road from the Wagah Border leads directly to the Manawan Police Academy near Lahore. It lies just outside Lahore, a big heavily wooded campus with a complex of buildings. Early in the morning on Monday, as hundreds of police cadets were assembling at the parade ground for drill,...
  • Attack on SL team: Pak dubbed cricket pariah March 9, 2009

    Lahore: The political fallout from the attack on Sri Lanka's cricket team in Pakistan extends beyond just the visiting athletes. The nation's children are feeling a huge impact as cricket plays a critical role in the lives of many young boys of Pakistan. ...
  • Sri Lanka offers Pak driver holiday package March 6, 2009

    Colombo: Describing a Pakistani driver as "hero of our time" for bravely saving the lives of Sri Lankan cricketers during the terror attack in Lahore, the state-run English newspapers have offered him a fully-paid holiday package as a token of appreciation. The state-run Daily News and the Sunday Observer have invited...
  • Pak rules out India's hand in Lahore attack March 5, 2009

    New Delhi: Pakistan's Interior Ministry chief Rehman Malik on Thursday ruled out India's involvement in attack on Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore. Malik said the attack on Sri Lankan cricketers could be the work of al-Qaeda. Interior Ministry sources also said the police have arrested four key suspects in connection with...
  • Pakistan releases sketches of four suspects March 5, 2009

    Lahore: Pakistan on Wednesday night released sketches of four persons suspected to be behind the gun and grenade attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore. But the authorities made little headway in tracking down the dozen terrorists who fled after the incident as investigators picked up about 60...
  • Lahore attack: TV footage shows terrorists fleeing March 5, 2009

    Islamabad: A Pakistani TV news channel on Wednesday aired dramatic visuals of the terrorists who attacked the Sri Lankan cricketers in Lahore escaping from the spot on motorcycles and on foot. The four sets of visuals Geo TV aired were captured by CCTV cameras in the lanes around the Liberty market...
  • Stunned by strike, Pak launches a manhunt March 4, 2009

    Islamabad: Pakistani Police on Wednesday launched a hunt for gunmen who mounted the bold attack on Sri Lanka's cricket team in Lahore and officials scrambled to figure out who was behind it. The attack that killed eight people, six of them Pakistani police, plunged Pakistan into a "state of war",...
  • Crackdown begins with the arrest of 4 in Pak March 4, 2009

    New Delhi: A dozen heavily armed terrorists sprayed the Sri Lankan team bus with bullets and lobbed grenades at the convoy very close to Lahore's Gaddafi stadium. The convoy was ambushed by these heavily armed terrorists at the busy Liberty Chowk roundabout. Tuesday's ambush has raised serious security concerns in Pakistan....
  • Cricket citadel attacked, Pak sliding into anarchy March 4, 2009

    In a daring raid reminiscent of the Mumbai attack, terrorists in Lahore targeted the Sri Lankan cricket team as it travelled towards the Gaddafi stadium on Tuesday morning. The Sri Lankan team that was touring Pakistan lived through 25 agonising minutes of onslaught as grenades were hurled by the 12...
  • Cricket vs terror: The new war games March 4, 2009

    The game was assaulted, its innocence gone due to mindless terror activities. ...
  • India@9: Pak is the centre of terror once again March 4, 2009

    It was one of cricket's darkest days. Experts talk about what next in Pak. ...
  • Question time Pak: Who is to blame for Tue's attack? March 4, 2009

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee's party now paints Pakistan as the Somalia of South Asia. The BJP too sees India's western neighbour as increasingly ungovernable. The two top guns – Congress’ Pranab Mukherjee and BJP’s L K Advani – met late Tuesday to perhaps evolve a common approach...
  • BCCI tense over World Cup 2011 after Pak firing March 4, 2009

    New Delhi: Just a week or so ago, Pakistan cricket was relishing this moment. It was new captain, Younis Khan making a triple hundred. It was their first test match in over a year and may be Pakistan was emerging from the shadows of being a cricketing outcast. But, in...
  • Political parties condemn attack on SL cricketers March 3, 2009

    New Delhi: Political leaders across all parties in India have condemned the terror attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore. Indian politicians have asked Pakistan to take stringent measures to dismantle the terror infrastructure that flourishes right under the nose of the Pakistani government. “Indian National Congress expresses its deepest...
  • Lahore attack's parallels with Mumbai terror attacks March 4, 2009

    New Delhi: The Pakistani security establishment claims that there are similarities between the attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Pakistan and the Mumbai terror strikes. Television footage of terrorists opening fire around 0830 hrs (Pakistan time) on the Sri Lankan cricket team bus going towards the Gaddafi stadium...
  • Younis sorry for attack on Sri Lankan cricketer March 4, 2009

    Lahore: Pakistan captain Younis Khan said his team were lucky to escape the attack on Sri Lanka's team bus on Tuesday. "Thank God we decided to leave our hotel five minutes after the Sri Lankans," Younis told a news conference. "We are a young team and God forbid if both...
  • Lanka team attacked in Lahore, Pak in new crisis March 3, 2009

    Lahore/Colombo: Six Pakistani policemen were killed and six Sri Lankan cricketers injured on Tuesday when gunmen armed with automatic weapons attacked the visiting team's convoy as it headed for Lahore's Gaddafi stadium. A military helicopter later evacuated the cricketers as Sri Lanka cancelled its Pakistan tour. Police said 12 terrorists were...
  • India asks Pak to 'take courage', fight terrorism March 3, 2009

    New Delhi: India on Tuesday said unless Pakistan completely dismantles the terrorism infrastructure on its territory, incidents like the attack on Sri Lankan cricketers in Lahore would continue to take place. External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee told reporters here that Pakistan must "take courage in both hands" to tackle the terrorism...
  • Terrorists based in Pakistan a threat to world: India March 3, 2009

    New Delhi: India on Tuesday expressed shock at the attack on Sri Lankan cricketers in Pakistan and asked Islamabad to take "urgent" and "meaningful steps" to dismantle the terrorism infrastructure on its soil. "We are shocked at the incident," Minister of State for External Affairs Anand Sharma told reporters when asked...
  • We all dived to the floor to take cover: Jayawardene March 3, 2009

    Lahore: Sri Lanka cricket captain Mahela Jayawardene said that the players dived to the floor of the bus to take cover when the team bus came under heavy fire from terrorists, on the way to Gaddafi Stadium for the Test match on Tuesday. "The bus came under attack as we were...