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  • 21-year-old woman racially abused by a Mumbai traffic constable 4 hours 39 minutes ago

    Mumbai: 21-year-old event management executive Penny Li was in for a rude shock when she was stopped by a traffic constable for not wearing a helmet. Penny, an Indian national of mixed parentage, says the constable was agressive and cleraly racist. The constable then went on to abuse and physically...
  • Security tightened at New Delhi churches after attacks Yesterday

    New Delhi: The government said on Wednesday it had boosted security around hundreds of churches in New Delhi after a spate of attacks on religious institutions unnerved minority Christians. Minister of State for Home Haribhai Chaudhary told lawmakers that extra police had been deployed to protect 240 churches in the capital,...
  • Your mobile phone data is at risk of being compromised 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Cellphones with mobile apps could be potential target of cyber attacks globally and subscribers' data including usernames and passwords are at risk, security software maker McAfee said today. The failure of mobile application developers to patch critical secure sockets layer (SSL) vulnerabilities could potentially impact millions of mobile phone...
  • Somalia-based extremists give terror threat to US, UK and Canada in a 76-minute video 3 days ago

    London: A Somalia-based extremist outfit has threatened attacks against popular shopping malls in the US, UK and Canada, prompting Scotland Yard to launch a probe. A video released by Al Shabaab calls on its followers to "hasten to heaven" by attacking Oxford Street in central London, one of the UK's...
  • Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi challenges detention 4 days ago

    Islamabad: Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind, on Monday challenged his detention under a public security act in the Islamabad High Court (IHC), saying the government has detained him on "illegal grounds". "We have challenged the detention of Mr Lakhvi in the IHC. The government has detained him on...
  • Live telecast of anti-terror operations should be prohibited: Home Ministry 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Taking a step forward to ban live coverage of terror-related operations by television channels, the Home Ministry has said that 'anti-terror operations' should be prohibited from telecasting. Home Ministry stated its position on the matter after the Information and Broadcasting Ministry sought definition of terms 'anti-terror operations' and 'counter-terror...
  • Living it up: Prevent heart attack or myocardial infarction 5 days ago

    In this episode of 'Living It Up', experts comment on heart attacks or myocardial infarction. 25 per cent of heart attack deaths occur in people less than 40. India is soon to become the heart attack capital of the world. ...
  • Govenment to fix time-frame for probe & trial of acid attack cases 5 days ago

    New Delhi: With an estimated 400 cases of acid attacks registered every month across the country, government will soon fix a time-frame for investigation and trial of such cases and ensure maximum punishment to the guilty. Addressing a seminar on 'Empowering Acid Survivors', Home Minister Rajnath Singh said his Ministry...
  • Delhi Police appoints nodal officer for Christian establishments 1 week ago

    New Delhi: In the wake of recent attacks on Christian establishments in the city, Delhi Police on Thursday appointed an officer of the rank of Additional DCP as the "nodal officer" for attending to issues related to churches and educational institutions of the community. Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi appointed Joy...
  • Syriac Orthodox Patriarch welcomes PM Modi's statement against church attacks February 18, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday reached out to the Christian community and did not mince words while criticising incidents of religious intolerance. In an interview to CNN-IBN, The Global head of the Syrian Orthodox Church, Ignatius Aphrem II said, "PM has reassured us that Indian govt will provide safety...
  • Suspected Copenhagen gunman appears to have links with Islamic State February 17, 2015

    The man suspected of killing two people in Copenhagen over the weekend has been identified and appears to have an IS link. Omar Abdel Hamid El-Hussein swore fidelity to IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on his Facebook page just before the attacks. He was later gunned down by police. The...
  • Temple vandalised with hate message in US, authorities to launch probe February 17, 2015

    Washington: A Hindu temple has been vandalised with hate speech in the US state of Washington, sending shock waves through the community in the area and prompting authorities to launch an investigation. The incident happened when unidentified miscreants sprayed swastika and painted "Get Out" on one of the walls of...
  • Denmark on edge as 2nd shooting within hours rocks capital February 15, 2015

    Denmark: A gunman opened fire on a Copenhagen cultural center, killing one man and wounding three police officers in what authorities called a terror attack against a free speech event featuring an artist who had caricatured the Prophet Muhammad. After searching for the gunman for hours, police reported another shooting near...
  • Pakistan Shia mosque attack: Death toll rises to 21 February 14, 2015

    Peshawar: The death toll in the Taliban suicide attack on a crowded minority Shia mosque in Pakistan's restive northwest rose to 21 on Saturday after an injured person succumbed to his wounds. Over 50 people were also injured in the attack in which Kalashnikov-wielding Taliban suicide bombers stormed the Imamia Masjid...
  • India, Pakistan, cricket & climbdown February 13, 2015

    'You can fool some of the people all of the time and all of the people some of the time. But you can't fool all of the people all of the time.' India and Pakistan have always had a love-hate relationship. More hate and less love in recent months. India cancelled...
  • Pakistan courts rejects 26/11 mastermind Lakhvi's bail, to stay in jail February 13, 2015

    Islamabad: Yet again, 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's bail has been cancelled and will continue to stay lodged inside the Adiala Jail in Islamabad. He had applied for bail in a six-and-a-half year old kidnapping case. He is also facing trial in an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan on...
  • Delhi school vandalism: Modi orders police chief to take strict action against attack on minorities February 13, 2015

    New Delhi: After a school office was allegedly vandalised in Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday summoned the state Police Commissioner BS Bassi and instructed him to take strict action against such attacks on the minorities. Modi expressed his deep concern and anguish over the rising crime rate in the...
  • Arvind Kejriwal condemns attack on convent school in South Delhi February 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal on Friday condemned the alleged attack on a convent school in South Delhi's Vasant Vihar area. Holy Child Auxilium School was vandalised by a group of unidentified persons in the wee hours on Friday following which the school was shut and students were asked...
  • Delhi: Holy Child Auxilium school's office vandalised, police suspect case of theft February 13, 2015

    New Delhi: In yet another case of vandalism in the national capital, a school in south Delhi Holy Child Auxilium has allegedly been attacked. Around Rs eight thousand have been stolen from the school's office in the attack. According to prima facie evidence, the police is considering it to be a...
  • Most Peshawar school attackers killed or arrested: Pakistan February 13, 2015

    Islamabad: Most of the terrorists, who were involved in the brutal attack on an army school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar in December in 2014 have either been killed or arrested, the Pakistani army said on Thursday. In one of the worst acts of human savagery ever perpetrated, the Pakistani...
  • Cartoonist Neelabh Banerjee's 'Down with terror' toon on Charlie Hebdo attack lauded February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: In a rare honour for CNN-IBN, cartoonist Neelabh Banerjee's 'Down with terror' toon, which he made in the aftermath of the attack on the Charlie Hebdo magazine office in Paris, has been published in a tribute collection by an Italian newspaper. Neelabh's 'Breaking Toons' is a novel experiment on...
  • Rape, acid attacks, kidnap: Girls face rising violence in fight for education, says UN February 10, 2015

    Geneva: High-profile attacks such as the abduction 300 schoolgirls by Boko Haram in Nigeria and the shooting of Malala Yousafzai in Pakistan are a fraction of what is suffered by girls trying to get an education, the UN human rights office said on Monday. Many of the attacks are done in...
  • J&K: Security clampdown on second anniversary of Afzal Guru's hanging February 9, 2015

    Srinagar: Several separatists leaders were detained or put under house arrest and prohibitory orders clamped in the city in the wake of protests called by them on the second anniversary of execution of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru on Monday. Curfew-like restrictions were imposed in Safakadal, Maharaj Gunj, Khanyar,...
  • Terrorists blow up Pakistan girls' school February 8, 2015

    Peshawar: Terrorists on Sunday blew up a government school for girls in Pakistan's restive tribal agency near the Afghan border, demolishing three classrooms. The terrorists blew up the school using explosives in Bezoot area of Lower Orakzai Agency -- one of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. However, no loss...
  • A mobile app that can detect epileptic attacks February 6, 2015

    Tokyo:Japanese researchers have developed a system for smartphones that alerts epileptics at least 30 seconds before a seizure helping patients take precautions in the nick of time and avoid injuries. A team from Kyoto University which developed the system is collaborating with Kumamoto University and Tokyo Medical and Dental University to...
  • Rally held in Central Delhi to protest ransacking of church February 5, 2015

    New Delhi: The Christian community on Thursday held a protest rally outside the Gol Dak Khana Church in Central Delhi to protest the ransacking of a church. St Alphonsa's Church on Green Avenue Road in Vasant Kunj area of South Delhi was allegedly vandalised on Tuesday. While the church priest claimed...
  • Pakistan to try 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi on daily basis February 3, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan, under international pressure to curb terrorism and terrorist activities based on its territory, will conduct the trial of Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, on day-to-day basis, local media reported on Tuesday. The Islamabad High Court, whose earlier order for conditional release of...
  • Intelligence Bureau warns of a possible fidayeen attack on PM residence, Parliament February 3, 2015

    New Delhi: The Intelligence agencies fear a fidayeen attack on 7 Race Course Road, the official residence of the Prime Minister and the Parliament building in New Delhi. The Delhi Police and other central paramilitary forces have been put on high alert. Heavy deployment of the security forces have been...
  • After Paris attacks, calls to tighten US visa rules February 1, 2015

    Washington: US politicians are calling for changes to a law that allows Europeans and other foreigners to enter the country without visas, citing fears that jihadists could exploit the rules to stage attacks on American soil. The visa waiver program, which covers tourists from 38 countries, represents the "Achilles' heel of...
  • Acid attack survivor showed remarkable fortitude: Doctors January 29, 2015

    New Delhi: Undaunted by the acid attack on her in a December morning, a 30-year-old doctor of the ESI Hospital is moving ahead in life. In her father's words, "She has been strong and confident all throughout." The woman, who had been undergoing treatment at Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic...