PUNE BAKERY BLAST

  • Maharashtra top cop appeals on radio for Pune blast info March 3, 2010

    The ATS chief Raghuvanshi has gone on air on private and Government radio channels asking the public to share information about the blast. ...
  • One more succumbs in Pune blast, toll rises to 16 February 24, 2010

    Pune: A 21yearold Sudanese student succumbed to the injuries he sustained in the Feb 13 Pune terror blast, raising the toll to 16, police said here on Wednesday. The victim Anaj Alfateh Sulamian was in the intensive care unit of the Jehangir Hospital here and breathed his last at...
  • No breakthrough in Pune blast, NIA may join probe February 23, 2010

    Pune: It has been more than nine days since a bomb ripped apart the German Bakery in Pune killing 15 people and injuring nearly 60 others. But investigators are still clueless and the National Investigation Agency (NIA) may now take up the case if the Maharashtra Anti Terror Squad fails to...
  • Two more succumb in Pune blast, toll 15 February 20, 2010

    Pune: Two students succumbed here on Sunday morning to their injuries sustained in the February 13 Pune terror blast, taking the toll to 15, police said. A 24yearold student Vikas Suresh Tulsiani breathed his last at 1145 hrs IST at the Jehangir Hospital here, said an official of the Pune police...
  • Sudanese student dies; Pune blast death toll 13 February 20, 2010

    Pune: A 21yearold Sudanese student who was injured in the February 13 terror blast in Pune died in a local hospital early Saturday, taking the toll to 12. Amjad Algo J died at Budhrani Hospital around 2 a.m. He was a second year student of Wadia College here, said a police...
  • Pune unites to raise funds for German Bakery February 18, 2010

    The Pune blast completely destroyed one of the Mumbai city's iconic eateries the German Bakery which was a hotspot for both tourists and local. But the Bakery's supporters are not losing time on line to raise funds to rebuild it . One of Pune's most popular hangouts, the German...
  • Delhi student succumbs to Pune blast injuries, toll 11 February 17, 2010

    Pune: A student from New Delhi, Aditya Jaiprakash Mehta, who was injured in Saturday's terror blast here, succumbed to his injuries in a hospital here early Wednesday, police said. According to an official of the Pune Police Control Room, Aditya, 24, was a fourth year student of Bharatiya Vidyapeeth, an engineering...
  • Pune blast victim Abhishek's body sent to Lucknow February 17, 2010

    Pune: The body of Abhishek Saxena, one of the 10 people killed in Saturday's Pune bomb blast, will be sent to his native place Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday. Saxena's mother, a widow, is in Pune to claim his body. Abhishek, who was doing the BCA course at DY Patil College...
  • Death toll rises in Pune blast; two detained February 16, 2010

    Pune: Two persons have been arrested in connection with the February 13 bomb blast in Pune, police said on Tuesday. The toll in the terror attack rose to 10 with a 24yearold college student from Uttar Pradesh succumbing to his injuries. Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh said two people had been detained...
  • Political parties indulge in blame game over Pune blast February 15, 2010

    Mumbai: Political parties in Maharashtra are busy blaming each other for the Pune bomb blast. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena on Monday walked out of an allparty meeting called by Chief Minister Ashok Chavan to discuss the Pune blast. Justifying his party's decision to stage the walk out, Shiv...
  • Cops hunt for Pune bomb blast suspects February 15, 2010

    New Delhi/Pune: In what is believed to be the first big breakthrough in the Pune bomb blast case investigations, vital clues have emerged from the CCTV footage from the hotel opposite the German Bakery blast site. According to investigators at least two people are involved in executing the German Bakery blast...
  • Indian Mujahideen prime suspect in Pune blast February 15, 2010

    New Delhi: Terror group Indian Mujahideen is emerging as the key suspect in the Pune bomb blast case. Investigating agencies are looking at Indian Mujahideen's links with Karachibased LashkareToiba and its front organisation Jamaatud Dawa. The group's Maharashtra wing leaders are also being tracked to unravel the blast links. The blast in Pune's...
  • Terror primer: knowing the Laskhar, Indian Mujahideen February 14, 2010

    Mumbai: A bomb left in a backpack under a table at the German Bakery, a restaurant popular with tourists in Pune, on Saturday killed nine people, including two foreigners, and wounded 60. It was India's first major attack since the November 2008 attacks in Mumbai killed 166 people. No one has...
  • Hunt on for Pune bomber, but very few clues yet February 14, 2010

    Pune: Investigators in the Pune bomb blast are looking for a person who was carrying a haversack and walked into a bakery unnoticed and planted what appears to be a concoction of RDX and ammonium nitrate. The blast at the popular German Bakery killed nine people, injured 60 and shattered the...
  • Cop bans media from speaking to Pune blast victims February 14, 2010

    Pune: The media should keep away from hospitals in Pune where victims of the eatery blast are recuperating, the city police chief warned Sunday. "This is not just a request, it is our official direction," he said. Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh said at a press conference in Pune that the media...
  • Terror victims: list of people killed in Pune blast February 14, 2010

    Pune: Nine people, including two foreigners, were killed in Saturday night's bomb blast at a bakery in Pune. The names of the victims announced on Sunday evening by Pune Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh are: Dead: P Sundari, 22, of Bangalore Anik, 24 and Anandi Dar, 19, brothersister from Kolkata, Vinita Gadani, 22, of...
  • Catch culprits of Pune blast fast, orders Manmohan February 14, 2010

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday asked the Central and Maharashtra governments to "take coordinated and effective action" and speed up the probe into the Pune terror attack in which nine people were killed. Directing the central and state governments "to take coordinated and effective action to speedily investigate...
  • US, Britain ask citizens to stay alert in India February 14, 2010

    New Delhi: The United States and Britain have asked their citizens in India to be on alert after a terror attack in a Pune eatery frequented by foreign nationals killed nine people. "American citizens are advised to be alert to the continued possibility of terrorist attacks in India," the US embassy...
  • Pune blast whodunit: govt has suspects, theories February 14, 2010

    Pune: The government said it had little idea who was behind a bomb in a tourist eatery in Pune that killed nine people, with sources saying a local militant outfit and a Pakistanibased group were suspects. The bomb, left in a backpack under a table at the popular German Bakery in...
  • Talks with Pak on, India wants terror to be agenda February 14, 2010

    New Delhi/ Pune: Foreign Secretaries of India and Pakistan are likely to go ahead with their talks on February 25, sources in the government have told CNNIBN. India wont respond in a kneejerk manner because of the bomb blast in Pune on Saturday night that killed nine people. Sources say the...
  • US condemns Pune blast, offers help in probe February 14, 2010

    New Delhi: The US condemned on Sunday the terror attack in Pune and offered help in bringing to book the masterminds behind the bombing that killed nine people. In a message, the US ambassador to India Timothy J Roemer expressed "heartfelt sympathy" for the victims of Saturday's bombing at the German...
  • No intel lapse in Pune blast: Chidambaram February 14, 2010

    Pune: Dismissing "intelligence failure" in the Pune blast, Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Sunday said the terrorists have hit a "soft target" like the German bakery which is frequented by foreigners and Indians alike. He maintained that the "hard targets" like the Osho Ashram and the Jewish Chabad House...
  • Chidambaram's 'first' major terror incident February 14, 2010

    New Delhi/ Pune: Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday night expressed his deep distress at the bomb blast in Pune which killed nine persons and urged people to maintain calm. This is the first significant terror incident in 14 months. I appeal to people to maintain calm. I also...
  • India's date with terror: major attacks February 13, 2010

    New Delhi: At least eight people were killed when a bomb blast ripped through a restaurant popular with foreign tourists in Pune on Saturday, police and home ministry officials said. Following is a chronology of some of the major attacks in India in the past five years: Oct. 29, 2005 Sixtysix people...
  • History of violence: terror strikes in Maharashtra February 13, 2010

    New Delhi: Maharasthra is no stranger to terror attacks. Major terror incidents in the past: Nov 11, 2008: 166 people were killed and 200 injured when Pakistani terrorists attacked Mumbai. July 11, 2006: 200 killed in seven blasts which ripped through firstclass compartments of suburban trains. Aug 25, 2003: 46...