TERRORISM

  • SAARC Standing Committee discusses terrorism, energy, poverty 3 hours 54 minutes ago

    Kathmandu: Top diplomats of the eight-member SAARC grouping on Sunday discussed cooperation on a range of issues like combating terrorism, poverty alleviation, energy security and climate change. Foreign Secretary Sujata Singh and other top diplomats met at the 41st meeting of SAARC Standing Committee ahead of the 18th SAARC Summit...
  • From Hafiz Saeed to Dawood Ibrahim, all sheltered by Pak: Rajnath Singh Yesterday

    New Delhi: Ahead of next week's SAARC Summit, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said India was open to talks with Pakistan but Islamabad should take the first step to resume dialogue. "If not today then tomorrow, one side will have to take the first step. We have always spoken of...
  • Muslim community and terror should not be equalised: Chowdhury 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind's Bengal unit president Siddiqullah Chowdhury on Friday urged all communities to fight against the menace of terrorism and said the Muslim community and terror should not be equated. "The Muslim community and terror should not be equated. All communities should come forward to fight against the menace of...
  • World must recognise threat of terrorism: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad 2 days ago

    Damascus: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said that international acknowledgment of the threats of terrorism is one of the factors determining the future of the region. Addressing the members of the ruling Al Baath Party on Thursday, Assad said that the region is going through a "critical juncture", Xinhua reported, citing...
  • UN must demonstrate zero tolerance for terrorism: India 3 days ago

    United Nations: India has said the fight against terrorism has to be "unrelenting" and the world community cannot afford selective approaches in dealing with terror groups and in dismantling their infrastructure, as it demanded that the UN must show zero tolerance for the menace. India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador...
  • Families in shock as Islamic State lures sons into 'barbaric madness' 4 days ago

    Cardiff: "Do you know how much it hurts to raise someone and watch them grow and suddenly they're just gone?" says Ahmed Muthana, 57, a retired electronics engineer in Wales whose two sons Nasser, 20, and Aseel, 17, have gone to fight for Islamic State. Like any father of faraway children,...
  • No reason to target militants not posing threatto Pak: Sartaj Aziz 5 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan has said it sees no reason to target militants who do not pose any threat to it, in an apparent reference to Afghan-based dreaded Haqqani network which is blamed for a series of deadly attacks against NATO forces and Indian missions in Afghanistan. "Why should America's enemies unnecessarily become...
  • PM Modi calls for global strategy to tackle terrorism 5 days ago

    Canberra: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said a comprehensive global strategy and a resolve to isolate "those who harbour terrorists" was needed to fight terrorism that is changing in character and expanding its reach. "Terrorism has become a major threat for us all. In India, we have seen its face...
  • Modi, Abbott hold talks, seek enhanced economic partnership 5 days ago

    Canberra: India and Australia on Tuesday sought early conclusion of negotiations for a comprehensive economic partnership agreement and a closure on the civil nuclear deal as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his counterpart Tony Abbott held talks. After the two leaders held talks, India and Australia signed five pacts on social...
  • Australia will not be at the periphery of India's vision but at the centre of its thought: Modi in Canberra 5 days ago

    Canberra: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that Australia will not be at the periphery of India's vision but at the centre of its thought, as he called for closer bilateral security cooperation and a comprehensive global strategy to tackle the menace of terrorism. "We have to deepen our bilateral...
  • Gunmen attack Nigeria school, casualties not known 6 days ago

    Abuja: Firing shots in the air, gunmen attacked a school in central Nigeria's Niger state on Monday, police said but declined to give details of casualties. The gunmen, who are yet to be identified, stormed the premises of Limawa Primary and Secondary School in Minna, the provincial capital, state police spokesman...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle November 13, 2014

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  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 13, 2014

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  • News 360: Burdwan blast probe trail reaches Jharkhand, NIA to visit Dhaka November 13, 2014

    The probe trail in Burdwan blast case has now reached Jharkhand. National Investigation Agency on Thursday interrogated Harun and Mohammad Hussain, the two aides of Jamaat operatives Sajid and Amjad who were arrested recently. The interrogation of these Jamaat operatives zeroed in on the names of these two individuals. ...
  • India, ASEAN must collaborate to tackle terrorism: PM Modi November 13, 2014

    Nay Pyi Taw: India and ASEAN must collaborate to tackle terrorism, drug-trafficking and gun-running, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, citing the successful intelligence sharing between India and Malaysia. Modi specifically mentioned the example of security intelligence sharing between India and Malaysia when he met his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak...
  • Government declares Kamatapur Liberation Organisation a banned terrorist group November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Kamatapur Liberation Organisation (KLO), a terror outfit which operates in West Bengal and Assam and is fighting for a sovereign state, has been declared a banned terrorist group by the government. In a gazette notification, the Home Ministry said that exercising the powers conferred under the Unlawful Activities...
  • Suicide bomber kills 48 at school assembly in Nigeria November 10, 2014

    Potiskum Nigeria: A suicide bomber dressed as a student killed at least 48 people, most of them students, and injured 79 others at a school assembly in the northeastern Nigerian town of Potiskum on Monday, a hospital official said. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack in Yobe State, a...
  • Burdwan blast: Key conspirator Amjed arrested from West Bengal November 10, 2014

    Kolkata: In a major breakthrough in Burdwan blast case, security agencies on Monday arrested Amjad, one of the key conspirator, in connection to October 2 blast from West Bengal. The West Bengal police had arrested the main accused of the incident Sajid, a Bangladeshi national and stated to be...
  • Punjab: Police arrest KLF chief, accuses ISI of reviving terrorism in state November 7, 2014

    Chandigarh: In a major breakthrough, Punjab Police on Friday arrested chief of Khalistan Liberation Force, Harminder Singh alias Mintoo, and one of his aides and claimed that Pakistan's ISI was making "concerted efforts" to revive terrorism in the state. "In last three years concerted efforts have been made by Pakistan's ISI...
  • Barack Obama writes secret letter to Khamenei on Islamic State terrorists November 7, 2014

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has written a secret letter to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to seek his support for the military campaign against the Islamic State, drawing sharp reaction from Republican lawmkers who blame Tehran for the rise of the dreaded militant group. Obama wrote the letter to...
  • Rajnath Singh, Israeli PM Netanyahu review cooperation in combating terror November 7, 2014

    Tel Aviv: Contending that terror is a global menace, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Home Minister Rajnath Singh have reviewed existing cooperation and future possibilities of enhancing engagement in dealing with the threat. Both the leaders also expressed their countries' keenness to strengthen ties, with Netanyahu emphasising that he "believes...
  • Intelligence agencies fight terrorism on a shoestring budget November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: When a bomb went off in October in West Bengal, police at country's leading counter-terrorism organisation had to hail taxis to get to the scene because they did not have enough cars. The admission by two officers from the National Investigation Agency underlines how poorly equipped it is to...
  • BJP is targetting the entire Muslim community: Maulana Mahmood Madani November 7, 2014

    Jamat-Ulama-e-Hind leader Maulana Mahmood Madani has attacked the Centre saying the Burdwan terror attack was being used to tarnish the Muslim community. Madani said that the home ministry was carrying out a witch hunt. "The home ministry should be more sensitive in handling such issues," said Madani. ...
  • Al Qaeda, IM team up to train terrorists and turn India into 'Syria and Iraq': Intelligence reports November 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Decrypted communications between Indian Mujahideen (IM) and Al Qaeda and testimony from suspects have triggered alarm among intelligence officials in New Delhi: the groups appear to be working together to launch major attacks in the region. The officials told Reuters that plots they had uncovered included the kidnapping of...
  • SAARC summit: Pakistan High Commissioner evades questions over Pentagon report on terrorists November 5, 2014

    Kathmandu: Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit on Wednesday evening evaded questions on Pentagon report. "I have come to attend SAARC event, let me focus on that," said the diplomat responding to questions on report. In a blunt assessment of terrorist safe havens in Pakistan, the Pentagon had told the...
  • Pakistani terrorists may carry out attack on Kolkata port in West Bengal, warn intelligence agencies November 5, 2014

    Kolkata: Kolkata is on high alert after Central intelligence agencies warned of a terror threat in the port area of the city. According to intelligence inputs, Pakistani terrorists are likely to use small boats to carry out an attack. Keeping the terror threat in mind, the police have increased security...
  • MEA welcomes Pentagon reports on Pakistan using terrorists against Indian Army as proxy November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Ministry of External Affairs on Tuesday welcomed Pentagon reports on Pakistan using terrorists to counter Indian Army. "If the internatonal community is saying Pakistan is using terrorists as proxies to counter Indian army then its welcoming. Issue of terrorism should not be segmented," The spokesperson said extending support...
  • Pakistan using terrorist groups as proxies to counter Indian army: Pentagon November 4, 2014

    Washington: In a blunt assessment of terrorist safe havens in Pakistan, the Pentagon has told the US Congress that the country is using militant groups as proxies to counter the superior Indian military. "Afghan-and Indian-focused militants continue to operate from Pakistan territory to the detriment of Afghan and regional stability....
  • Wagah suicide attack: BSF on high alert as death toll rises to 65 in Pakistan November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The death toll in the deadly bomb blast at Wagah in Pakistan rose to 65 on Monday which includes personnel of the Pakistan rangers and a child. Nearly 200 others were injured in the suicide bombing on Sunday near the exit gates of the Wagah border car parking,...
  • Hyderabad Police keeps tab on people getting drawn towards ISIS via social media November 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: While India may not have joined the US-led coalition against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) but security agencies were keeping a close track of Indians who may be getting drawn towards the group via social media. The situation was alarming as more educated young people seem...