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  • Somerset sign show-stopper Chris Gayle for T20 Blast 5 days ago

    Somerset have pulled off a coup by signing all-action West Indies batsman Chris Gayle for this year's domestic T20 Blast competition, the English county announced on Monday. The explosive 35-year-old opener will join Somerset in late May, depending on how long his involvement in the Indian Premier League lasts, and will...
  • NIA team visits Nadia district in search of Burdwan blast case accused 5 days ago

    Krishanagar: An NIA team on Monday visited the Thanarpara area in Nadia district close to the Indo-Bangla border in search of a Burdwan blast case accused. The team gave the Thanarpara Police a warrant against Jahir-ul Sheikh. It also went to Sheikh's house and...
  • Burdwan blast accused remanded to ten days NIA custody 6 days ago

    Kolkata: Burdwan blast accused Abdul Wahab Momin, who was arrested on Saturday from the city, was on Sunday remanded in ten days NIA custody. Chief Judge of City Sessions Court Md Mumtaz Khan remanded Momin to 10 days of NIA custody after he was produced in court. Counsel for NIA Shyamal Ghosh...
  • NIA arrests absconding accused in Burdwan blast case 1 week ago

    New Delhi: NIA on Saturday arrested Abdul Mazeed Momin, an absconder, in connection with the Burdwan blast, taking the total number of arrested persons to 17. Momin, who has been on the run since last year, was apprehended from Sealdah in central Kolkata on Saturday evening. The blast in Burdwan took...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay March 15, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Manipur: 4 killed, 23 injured in a bomb blast at Imphal market complex March 11, 2015

    Imphal: Four persons were killed and 23 others injured in a powerful bomb blast at Imphal market complex on Wednesday. The incident took place at around 6 PM. The injured were taken to Regional Institute of Medical Science Hospital for treatment, where condition of some was stated to be serious. No individual...
  • Court discharges top LeT bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda in 1994 case under TADA and other offences March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: A Delhi Court on Tuesday discharged top Lashkar-e-Toiba bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda, one of the 20 terrorists India had asked Pakistan to hand over after the 26/11 Mumbai attack, in a case lodged against him in 1994 under the stringent Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act (TADA). Additional...
  • Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina narrowly escapes bomb blast March 7, 2015

    Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Shiekh Hasina on Saturday had a narrow escape when several bombs exploded in a busy commercial area here minutes after her convoy passed through it. Several crude bombs exploded in Dhaka's Karwan Bazar only 10 minutes after Hasina's convoy passed the area. Hasina was on her...
  • 2011 Mumbai triple blasts: supplementary charge sheet filed against Ejaz Sheikh February 27, 2015

    Mumbai: Police on Friday filed a supplementary charge sheet against accused Ejaz Sheikh in connection with the July 2011 Mumbai triple blasts cases. "We filed a charge sheet against Sheikh in the special Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court," special public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam said. According to the police,...
  • Bihar: Maoists blow up CRPF vehicle; One dead, 13 injured in Gaya district February 24, 2015

    Gaya: One CRPF jawan was killed and 13 others were injured, when Maoists blew up a mini-bus carrying them in Gaya district on Tuesday evening. The ultras had planted a landmine on the route taken by the security personnel, police and CRPF, in Imamganj-Dumaria area during an anti-naxal operation, Director General...
  • Kohima: Four persons charred to death, nine injured in blast February 24, 2015

    Kohima: Four persons were on Tuesday charred to death and nine were injured while several houses gutted in a fire which broke out after a powerful blast occurred at Wokha Town of Nagaland, police said. The blast occurred at around 11:30 am from a gun shop while the fire turned ravaging...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts convict fears for life during Maharashtra transit February 18, 2015

    Panaji: A Mapusa court on Wednesday granted a transit remand to a 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts case convict who is a member of Dawood Ibrahim gang and wanted by Maharashtra police in connection with a murder case. However, Shyam Kishor, who was apprehended on February 15, told the court...
  • Pakistan: 8 killed in suicide bomb attack near Lahore Police Lines February 17, 2015

    Lahore: Eight people have been killed and several others have been injured after a suicide bomber blew himself up near the Police Lines in Lahore's Qila Gujjar Singh area on Tuesday. According to preliminary reports, the blast took place in a vehicle parked in the area. Several vehicles parked near the...
  • Two killed as terrorists storm Shiite mosque in North west Pakistan February 13, 2015

    Islamabad: Unidentified terrorists attacked a Shiite mosque in Pakistan's restive northwest during Friday prayers, killing at least two worshippers and injured 20 others, police said. The mosque was targeted in Hayatabad area of Peshawar, capital of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. At least three explosions and gunfire was heard. The nature of explosions was not...
  • Australia: Blast in Perth's shopping centre kills one, injures three February 3, 2015

    Perth: An explosion in an electrical transformer room at a shopping centre in the west Australian city of Perth left one man dead and three people badly burnt, authorities said on Tuesday. One of the three suffered 80 per cent burns to his body. Witness Jonathan McDonagh told Australian Associated Press...
  • Pakistan mourns victims of deadly suicide bombing in Shia mosque January 31, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday mourned the victims of the deadly suicide bombing in a Shia mosque in southern Sindh province that killed 61 people with many of the injured still in critical condition, officials said. The blast ripped through the Shia mosque in Lakhi Dar area of Shikarpur district when about...
  • Powerful blast in Shia mosque in Pakistan kills 20 January 30, 2015

    Karachi: At least 20 people were killed and over 50 injured when a powerful blast brought down the roof of a minority Shia mosque in Pakistan's Sindh province during the weekly Friday prayers, police said. The roof of a central Shia Muslim Imambargah came down after an explosion in Lakhi Dar...
  • 14 killed in Shiite mosque bombing in Pakistan January 30, 2015

    Karachi: At least 14 people were killed and over 40 injured in a powerful bomb attack at a minority Shia mosque in Pakistan's Sindh province during the weekly Friday prayers, police said. The bombing occurred in Lakidar area of Shikarpur, around 470 kilometres north. Details of the attack were not...
  • West Bengal: Five Burdwan blast accused in NIA custody till February 3 January 28, 2015

    Kolkata: A city court on Wednesday remanded five accused in the Burdwan blast case to NIA custody till February 3 after the agency sought time to unravel more details of their alleged links with Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh. Chief Judge of Metropolitan Court Md Mumtaz Khan remanded the five accused to seven...
  • Two dead, 17 injured in crude bomb blast in Arrah civil court in Bihar; two undertrials escape January 23, 2015

    Patna: Two people have been killed in a crude bomb explosion that took place on Friday morning in the Arrah civil court in Bhojpur district of Bihar. One woman and one police constable are among the people dead in the blast. While some eyewitnesses claimed the woman was carrying...
  • Mamata Banerjee ignoring national security for vote bank politics, says Amit Shah January 20, 2015

    Burdwan: BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of not properly probing the Burdwan blast linked to JMB for the sake of vote bank politics and focusing on trying to save her Saradha scam 'tainted' leaders instead of governing the state. "Bengal is a...
  • Bengaluru blast: No breakthrough yet January 19, 2015

    Bengaluru: More than three weeks after the Improvised Explosive Device triggered blast here that claimed the life of a woman and injured three others, police on Monday said there is no breakthrough yet in the case and they were following the clues. "All that I can say about this case...
  • Police detain fourth IM suspect from Mangalore in Karnataka, explosives recovered January 11, 2015

    Bengaluru: Police on Saturday night detained a fourth Indian Mujahideen (IM) suspect from Mangalore in Karnataka. Reportedly, the police have also recovered explosives based on the interrogation of the first three IM suspects. The three IM suspects who were arrested earlier by the Central Crime Branch (CCB) of Bangalore Police...
  • Kolkata: Low intensity blast reported at Dumdum Railway station, two children injured January 10, 2015

    Kolkata: Two children on Saturday injured after a container exploded near rail gate no 2 at the Dumdum cantonment railway station in the northern outskirts of Kolkata. The two children, ages 11 and 12, who were rack pickers were playing with the containers when it exploded. Three more similar containers also...
  • Suicide bombing by young girl in NE Nigeria, 10 dead: Red Cross January 10, 2015

    Maiduguri: At least 10 people were killed on Saturday when a young girl, thought to be aged about 10, blew herself up at a crowded market in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, the Red Cross and vigilantes said. The powerful explosion rocked the city's Monday market at about 12:40 PM...
  • Pakistan: Blast at Shia mosque in Rawalpindi kills 8 January 10, 2015

    Islamabad: At least eight people were killed and 20 others injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a religious centre in the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi on Friday. The explosion occurred when a congregation was going on in the religious centre (Imambargah) located in the Chitian Hatian area of...
  • Pakistan: Blast at Shia mosque in Rawalpindi kills 4 January 9, 2015

    Islamabad: At least four people were killed and more than 15 injured on Friday in a bomb attack at a Shia mosque in the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi, police said. Militants targeted the mosque in densely populated Chittian Hatian areas near Committee Chowk in the garrison city of Rawalpindi. A...
  • Blast at wind mill erection site in Satara kills three January 9, 2015

    Satara: Three construction workers were on Friday killed and five others got injured in a gelatin stick blast near a wind power station in Bothe village Satara, police said. The blast took place around 9.30 AM when gelatin sticks being used at the windmill erection site caught fire and exploded in...
  • Dawood will be brought to justice wherever he is: India January 9, 2015

    Gandhinagar: India on Thursday said that its stand on underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, wanted for the 1993 Mumbai blasts, was still same and the fugitive gangster will be brought to justice wherever he is. "Our stand about Dawood Ibrahim is still the same, that he is an absconder from justice....
  • Three Indian Mujahideen operatives arrested from Bhatkal in Karnataka, may be linked to Church Street blast January 8, 2015

    Bengaluru: Three Indian Mujahideen (IM) suspects have been arrested by the Central Crime Branch (CCB) of Bangalore Police from Bhatkal. A large cache of explosives, bomb-making materials, circuitry and incriminating documents have been recovered from them. The three are being interrogated and they may be linked to the Church Street...