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  • Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi innocent, no proof against him in 26/11 Mumbai attacks case: Hafiz Saeed 17 hours 56 minutes ago

    Lahore: Claiming that Lashkar-e-Toiba leader Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi is innocent, chief of banned Jamaat-ud-Dawa Hafiz Saeed on Monday said India is trying to put pressure on Pakistan through the United Nation and the United States to punish him for the 2008 Mumbai attack. "India has no evidence against Lakhvi. Out of...
  • UN assures taking up Lakhvi release issue at its next meeting Yesterday

    A United Nations Security Council (UNSC) committee has assured India that it will take up the issue of Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi at its next meeting, after India expressed concern that the LeT commander's release from a Pakistani jail violates the provisions of the global body. ...
  • India seeks UN intervention on 26/11 terror attacks mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi's release 2 days ago

    United Nations: India has sought UN's intervention in the release of Mumbai terror attack mastermind and LeT commander Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi, saying it was in violation of the norms of the global body and it should raise the matter with Pakistan. In a letter to the current Chair of the...
  • US asks India, others to go slow in boosting trade ties with Iran 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The United States wants India and other countries to wait for a final nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers before actively engaging with Tehran, US Under Secretary Wendy Sherman said on Wednesday. "I would say 'hold your horses'. We are not quite to an agreement yet," Sherman said,...
  • IB warns LeT, Jaish planning attack using drones in Delhi: sources 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Intelligence Bureau on Tuesday issued a warning about Lashkar-e-Toiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed planning to use drones to carry out terror attack in New Delhi, sources said. Sources added that the Delhi Police has asked all DCPs to identify people who rent out drones in Delhi. The police has also been...
  • India must set up anti-terrorism ministry: Experts April 26, 2015

    Jammu: A team of security experts on Sunday said there was a need to strengthen the anti-terrorism mechanism in the country and the Union government must set up a separate "anti-terrorism ministry". "The Union Home Ministry is already overburdened and there is an immediate need to establish a full-fledged anti terrorism...
  • Italian police operation targets Pakistan attack suspects April 24, 2015

    Rome: Italian police said on Friday they were carrying out a "vast anti-terrorism" operation against an organisation inspired by al Qaeda that wanted to support attacks against Pakistan's government and US forces in Afghanistan. Police said they were issuing 18 arrest warrants in the operation centred on the Italian island of...
  • Controversial Gujarat Terrorism Bill sent to President for approval April 24, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat governor O P Kohli has sent the controversial Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime Bill, 2015 to the President for his assent, state home minister Rajnikant Patel said in Ahmedabad on Thursday. "I have learned today that Governor has sent the bill to the President for his approval,...
  • Headley writes memoir in prison on 26/11 Mumbai attacks, LeT April 22, 2015

    New York: Pakistani-American LeT terrorist David Headley, serving 35 years for his role in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, has written a memoir in prison detailing how Lashkar's "dedication" to the cause of the "liberation of Kashmir" inspired him to join the terror group. American public affairs Television programme 'Frontline' was...
  • IS sees itself as a government operating under its own set of law April 22, 2015

    The terror outfit IS has many goals, but must also attend to small details of everyday life in the territory it controls. Let's have a look at how ISIS functions. ...
  • Where US sees terror prevention, some Muslims see profiling April 21, 2015

    California: A pilot Obama administration program to prevent radicalisation from taking root is creating suspicion that it's a plot to profile American Muslims. Local law enforcement officials have been doing such outreach for years. But now that federal officials are putting their stamp on it, some Muslims and others fear it...
  • Willing to combat terrorism in all its forms: India April 20, 2015

    Jakarta: India on Monday said it is committed to combat terrorism in all its forms and will engage with other countries on the matter both bilaterally as well as multilaterally. Terrorism is plaguing the entire world and puts heavy burden on efforts for peace and development, Minister of State for External...
  • Barack Obama to remove Cuba from state sponsor of terror list April 15, 2015

    Washington: US President Barack Obama will remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism, the White House announced on Tuesday, a key step in his bid to normalise relations between the two countries. The terror designation has been a stain on Cuba's pride and a major stumbling block for...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay April 14, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Naxals target development projects, says intelligence reports April 14, 2015

    Maoists are changing their strategy in their fight against the state, says latest intelligence reports. Naxals in desperation are targeting development projects. There have been 31 attacks on economic targets in 4 months compared with 25 in 2014. ...
  • IS releases 200 Yazidis after 8 months in captivity April 14, 2015

    The Islamic State released over 200 Yazidis after 8 months in captivity. The people recount the horror that they suffered under the terror group. They fear not just for themselves, but for their loved ones who are still captive with IS. "They forced us at gunpoint into big trailer trucks....
  • Railways Police Commissioner warns of 26/11 like attack in Mumbai, IB issues alert April 14, 2015

    Mumbai: There is a possibility of another 26/11 like attack in Mumbai in the next 2-3 months according to the Intelligence Bureau which issued an alert for the city after the Railways Police Commissioner wrote to the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) warning of a terror strike. The Railways Police Commissioner letter...
  • Pakistan: Islamabad HC sets 2 month deadline for 26/11 trial case April 13, 2015

    Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court has set a 2 month deadline for 26/11 trial, warning that it would accede to Pakistan government's plea to cancel the bail granted to LeT operations commander Zaki-ur-Rehman if it failed to do so. A two-member bench of IHC headed by Justice Noorul Haq Qureshi gave...
  • J&K: Kashmiri Pandits say hurt by 'politics' played over their return, rehabilitation April 12, 2015

    Jammu: It was 26 years ago when Kashmiri Pandit lawyer Tika Lal Taploo and more than 700 members of the community were killed by terrorists in the Valley leading to a mass exodus, but their families say the wounds are bleeding again due to "politics" over the issue of their...
  • US, France, Israel express grave concern over Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi release April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: The US, France and Israel have expressed "grave concern" over the release of UN-designated terrorist and Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi. While the US said it was "gravely concern" about the release and it has communicated the concerns in this regard to Pakistan, French President Francois Hollande expressed...
  • News 360: Naxals strike again, 7 policemen killed, 12 others injured in Chhattisgarh April 11, 2015

    Seven policemen were killed while 10 others were injured in an ambush by Naxals in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. The encounter took place in the worst-affected Pidmel-Polampalli area of the district when a squad of state police STF was out on operations around noon. ...
  • US expresses 'grave concern' over Lakhvi's release by Pakistan April 11, 2015

    Washington: Expressing grave concern over Mumbai attack mastermind Zakirur Rehman Lakhvi's release, the US on Friday said that it has repeatedly asked Pakistan to follow through on its commitment to ensure justice for the 26/11 victims. "We are gravely concerned about the release on bail of alleged Mumbai attack mastermind Zakirur...
  • India should heap international calumby on Pakistan: Congress April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: India should heap international calumny and embarassment on Pakistan in the wake of release of top Lashkar leader Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, the mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, Congress said on Friday. "It is an excellent opportunity for India to raise this issue by embarrassing Pakistan at every fora....
  • Pakistan betrays India again, frees 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi April 10, 2015

    The Butcher of Mumbai, the man who was responsible for the death of 166 Indians and foreigners on Friday walked out of the Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi. Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi has been taken to a 'secret location' where his movements and access will be restricted. The Indian Envoy to Pakistan...
  • Pakistan blames India for 'inordinate delay' in Mumbai attacks trial April 10, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Friday blamed India for "inordinate delay" in extending cooperation in the 2008 Mumbai attacks trial, saying it complicated the case of Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi and weakened the prosecution, leading to the release of the LeT operations commander. "As I had mentioned earlier also, inordinate delay in extending cooperation...
  • US approves $952 million sale of helicopters, missiles to Pakistan April 8, 2015

    Washington: The Obama administration has notified the US Congress it's selling Pakistan $952 million worth of attack helicopters, air-to-surface missiles and other military assistance saying it will not alter the basic military balance in the region. The State Department has approved the sale saying the "helicopters and weapon systems will provide...
  • Malaysia passes tough law to deal with 'extraordinary' threats by terror entities April 7, 2015

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's parliament today passed a tough anti-terrorism bill to deal with "extraordinary" threats posed by terror entities such as the Islamic State (IS), a move denounced by opponents as a harsh blow for civil rights. After 15 hours of heated debate, the Parliament passed the 'Prevention of Terrorism Bill'...
  • Jammu and Kashmir hit by three separate terror attacks, 3 dead, 2 injured April 6, 2015

    Srinagar: There seems to be no end to the violence in Jammu and Kashmir as three separate attacks rocked the state in three hours on Monday. In the first attack, terrorists opened fire at a police officer in the Hygam area of Baramulla. Terrorists shot at and critically injured Sub-Inspector...
  • Terror and talks cannot go together, BJP on Pakistan April 3, 2015

    Bengaluru: Stressing that terror and talks cannot go together, BJP on Friday said India's engagement with Pakistan would be based on strategic interests and enunciated Modi government's foreign policy pillars or "Panchamrit" of dignity, dialogue, security and shared prosperity and culture. In the first-ever separate resolution on foreign policy brought in...
  • Hostages, families sue TV over Paris terror attack coverage April 3, 2015

    Paris: Families of the hostages of a radical gunman who killed four in a kosher supermarket are suing a French broadcaster over its live coverage of the attack, saying it endangered the hostages' lives. Paris prosecutor's office spokeswoman Agnes Thibault-Lecuivre said Friday that a preliminary investigation has been opened into the...