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  • IB warns LeT, Jaish planning attack using drones in Delhi: sources 15 hours 48 minutes 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...
  • Car bombs, suicide attack kill at least 22 in Iraq 2 days ago

    Baghdad: At least 22 people were killed in explosions across Iraq on Sunday, including a suicide car bomb attack on a military post in western Anbar province, police and medical sources said. The deadliest attack came when a car packed with explosives was detonated at an army checkpoint near the town...
  • Why Internet security conferences are the scariest events to attend 5 days ago

    San Francisco: A conference of Internet security experts is not for the faint of heart. Hallway chatter and keynote speeches are peppered with scary stories of increasingly sophisticated hackers siphoning off valuable personal and corporate data. In the words of one expert, the bad guys are outmaneuvering those charged with keeping the...
  • Headley writes memoir in prison on 26/11 Mumbai attacks, LeT 6 days ago

    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...
  • Government to make acid sale data available online 1 week ago

    New Delhi: With the country witnessing 310 cases of acid attack in 2014, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said the government is contemplating to make available online data on the sale of acid. "We are developing a software for online regularisation of sale of acid. It is under process," Singh...
  • Shots fired at Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia's car 1 week ago

    Dhaka: Shots were fired at a car carrying Bangladeshi opposition leader Khaleda Zia when it stopped at a market in Dhaka, her secretary said on Monday, with television footage showing scores of people attacking her convoy. The attack, a dangerous new twist in the country's deadly political crisis, came as Zia...
  • Hafiz Saeed calls India 'number one enemy' at a rally in Pakistan April 20, 2015

    Peshawar: Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief and 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Mohammad Saeed yet again made an anti-India call at a rally in Pakistan. Issuing a new threat, Saeed called India "the number one enemy". The rally was attended by MPs of Nawaz Sharif's ruling PML(N), Imran khan's PTI and Jamat-e-Islami. It...
  • Russian hackers used two unknown flaws in Windows, Flash to penetrate target machines April 20, 2015

    San Francisco: A widely reported Russian cyber-spying campaign against diplomatic targets in the United States and elsewhere has been using two previously unknown flaws in software to penetrate target machines, a security company investigating the matter said on Saturday. FireEye Inc , a prominent US security company, said the espionage effort...
  • Google's April Fool's prank broke site's own security April 18, 2015

    New Delhi: While Google was playing a prank on its users on April Fool's Day with its practical, digital jokes, one of its own pranks put to risk the site's security. When users visited Google's homepage on April 1, they were greeted with entire content displayed backwards. However, researchers at...
  • Afghanistan suicide blast kills 33, injures over 100 April 18, 2015

    Jalalabad: A suicide bomb blast in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad killed 33 people and injured more than 100 outside a bank where government workers collect salaries, the city's police chief said on Saturday. Police were investigating whether there was a second explosion after people rushed to the scene to help,...
  • Chhattisgarh: Police demand money spent on last rites of SPO felled in an encounter with Naxals April 15, 2015

    Raipur: Chhattisgarh police was in the dock on Wednesday for demanding back Rs 10000 it had spent on performing the last rites of a Special Police Officer, felled in an encounter with Naxals, from his family, in a shocking case of insensitivity which triggered outrage. Kishore Pandey, a SPO, was killed...
  • Divorce could increase heart attack risk: study April 15, 2015

    Washington: Women who go through multiple divorces are nearly twice as likely to have a heart attack than their counterparts who stay married, a new study has claimed. Divorced women suffer heart attacks at higher rates than women who are continuously married, researchers said. A woman who has been through two or...
  • Chhattisgarh government suspends officer who asked martyr's family to return money given for his funeral April 15, 2015

    Raipur: In a bid to control the damage done by notice sent to martyrs's family asking to return money, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Wednesday ordered the Superintendent of Police to be suspended for issuing the order. The family of Special Police Officer Kishore Pandey was asked to return Rs...
  • VK Singh terms order to recover money from martyr's family for his last rites a clerical error April 15, 2015

    New Delhi: In a bid to protect the Chhattisgarh government from the embarrassment after it asked a martyr's family to return the money given for his last rites, Union Minister VK Singh termed it a clerical error. Singh said, "The Congress will blame us for everything. It doesn't mean they're...
  • Chhattisgarh Police withdraws order to recover money from SPO's family given for his last rites April 15, 2015

    Raipur: The Chhattisgarh Police on Wednesday said they were withdrawing the order of recovering the money given to Special Police Officer Kishore Pandey's family for his last rites in 2011. Pandey was martyred in a Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh and his family was given Rs 10,000 for his last rites....
  • 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...
  • Security forces need more coordination to tackle Naxals: DG CRPF April 13, 2015

    After the Sukma encounter with Naxals on Saturday that left seven Special Task Force police personnel dead, an Additional Director General level officer is under the scanner for the ambush, said sources. According to the sources, the operation was reportedly controlled by the ADG without keeping the local Superintendent of...
  • Sukma ambush in which 7 policemen were killed a result of tactical blunder: Sources April 13, 2015

    Raipur: After the Sukma encounter with Naxals on Saturday that left seven Special Task Force police personnel dead, an Additional Director General level officer is under the scanner for the ambush, said sources. According to the sources, the operation was reportedly controlled by the ADG without keeping...
  • 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...
  • Chhattisgarh: Four security personnel killed, 7 injured in landmine blast triggered by Naxals April 13, 2015

    Raipur: In the fourth consecutive Naxal attack in three days, four security personnel were killed and seven others injured on Monday when the rebels blew up an anti-landmine vehicle in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district. The blast was triggered by the Naxals using 50 kg of explosives and took place on Cholnar-Kirandul road...
  • Chhattisgarh: Second Naxal attack in 24 hours, 8 security personnel injured in landmine blast in Dantewada April 13, 2015

    Raipur: In the second Naxal attack in less than 24 hours, eight security personnel have been injured in a landmine blast triggered by the rebels in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh. The audacious attack in Kanker district took place barely two days after seven policemen of the Special Task Force were...
  • Government to honour policemen killed by Naxals with gallantry award April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Government has decided to confer gallantry awards on the security personnel who sacrificed their lives in the recent Naxal attacks in Chhattisgarh and said it would also extend benefits to their families. "We have decided to give them the gallantry award. We have also finalised other facilities to be...
  • Senior ministers discuss Sukma attack, famer's issues April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Senior central ministers met at the residence of union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday for an "informal" meeting which discussed the Maoist attack at Sukma in Chhattisgarh and the issues concerning farmers, informed sources in said. The meeting was held in the absence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...
  • 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...
  • Prosecution in Pakistan not using evidence to strengthen case against Lakhvi: MHA April 11, 2015

    The Home Ministry has accused the prosecution in Pakistan of not using the evidence the Indian government handed over to strengthen the case against 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said, "We gave evidence against Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi to Pakistan. The...
  • Lakhvi's release, border disturbance shows Pakistan not interested in peace: PDP April 11, 2015

    Peoples Democratic Party hit out at Pakistan over release of 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. PDP spokesperson Naeem Akhtar said, "Lakhvi's release and border disturbance shows Pakistan not interested in peace." ...
  • No country should provide shelter to terrorists but punish them, says Modi April 11, 2015

    Paris: On a day 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi was released, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday gave a veiled message to Pakistan, saying no country should provide shelter to terrorists but should punish them. "There is a need for global action to deal with terrorism. All nations should...
  • Inordinate delay by India in extending cooperation in 26/11 trial led to Lakhvi's release: Pakistan April 11, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Friday held India responsible for Lashkar-e-Toiba commander and 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's release from Adiala jail in Rawalpindi. Lakhvi was released late Thursday night in secret and was received by his associates. Pakistan's Foreign Office Spokesperson Tasnim Aslam said, "Inordinate delay in extending cooperation by...
  • 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...