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  • Pakistan mourns victims of deadly suicide bombing in Shia mosque Yesterday

    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 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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...
  • Two Indian Mujahideen men arrested by Bangalore Police, may be linked to Church Street blast January 8, 2015

    Bengaluru: Two Indian Mujahideen (IM) suspects have been arrested by the Central Crime Branch (CCB) of Bangalore Police from Bhatkal. The two men being interrogated may be linked to the Church Street explosion that had taken place in December last year. Sources said CCB has recovered largest cache of explosives, bomb-making...
  • Status check: India still lax over security December 31, 2014

    In the backdrop of the blast in Bengaluru last week, security has been hiked across India. Despite all the claims by police departments in different cities, Network 18 reporters fanned out to bring you the reality. Despite all the claims by police departments in different cities, Network 18 reporters fanned...
  • Investigators suspect role of 5 SIMI terrorists who escaped from a MP jail in Bengaluru probe December 30, 2014

    Bengaluru: Investigators in the Bengaluru blast case are probing Warangal in Andhra Pradesh after intelligence sources indicated that some SIMI operatives could be based there. According to sources, SIMI's Khandwa module is likely to be behind the blast. A team from the Maharashtra Anti-terror squad is in Bengaluru to probe the...
  • After Bengaluru blast, several cities put on high alert December 30, 2014

    Following the blast in Bengaluru, an alert has been issued across several cities in the country. Mumbai is also among the cities on alert, following Intelligence Bureau's specific inputs regarding these 5 SIMI men who are believed to have carried out the Pune blast. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob December 29, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Bajrang Dal stages protests against Aamir Khan's 'PK' across India December 29, 2014

    The Bajrang Dal has staged protests against the film 'PK' across the country even as the Censor board has refused to take any action against the film. Censor board Chairperson Leela Samson said that the board will not remove any scenes from the film as it has already released. ...
  • Bengaluru blast: Are SIMI suspects behind the terror? December 29, 2014

    After the low intensity blast in Bengaluru, the Home Ministry says it was a terror attack but has no information on who is behind it. However, according to the sources, there are clear similarities with the Pune and Roorkee blast which was carried out by the 5 absconding terrorists of...
  • Bengaluru blast: How safe are our metros? December 29, 2014

    After the low intensity blast in Bengaluru, a high alert has been sounded in the national capital. The intelligence agencies have asked the Delhi police to beef up security in busiest streets and adjoining areas. ...
  • Hyderabad police on alert following Bengaluru blast December 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: Security has been stepped up in Hyderabad following a bomb blast in Bengaluru in which a woman was killed and three others got injured. "Following the last night's incident in Bengaluru, we have alerted everybody. We are vigilant. We are ensuring that checking and...
  • Delhi Police to set up checkpoints across capital, high alert sounded December 29, 2014

    After the low intensity blast in Bengaluru, a high alert has been sounded in the national capital. The inteligence agencies have aksed the Delhi police to beef up security in busiest streets and adjoining areas. ...
  • Working on Bengaluru blast probe, may hand over case to NIA: Rajnath Singh December 29, 2014

    Bengaluru: Condemning the Bengaluru blast that killed a woman and injured three others, Home Minister Rajnath Singh that the Centre is working in close coordination with Karnataka government. "Within 24 hours, the report will be complete and we will decide our future course of action," he said. While providing all assistance...
  • Saw her lying in a pool of blood, recalls relative of Bengaluru blast victim December 29, 2014

    "I was walking just ahead of her when the explosion happened. When I turned back, I saw her lying in a pool of blood. We immediately took her to the hospital," the relative of the Bengaluru blast said. The low-intensity blast claimed killed a woman and injured three others. ...
  • Intelligence inputs of terror attack by SIMI team puts Mumbai on high alert December 29, 2014

    Mumbai: The low intensity bomb blast that struck Bengaluru on Sunday night has led to heightened security across the country. Mumbai, Pune, Delhi and Kolkata have been put on high alert following the blast ahead of New Year's eve. The Intelligence Bureau is also believed to have specific inputs of...
  • No intelligence failure in Bengaluru blast that killed one, claims Karnataka government December 29, 2014

    Bengaluru: Denying any intelligence failure in the low intensity bomb blast in Bengaluru which killed a woman and injured three others, the Karnataka government has termed the attack as anti-national. "We need to be alert. We should not panic. It is an anti-national attack. We are taking all precautionary measures,"...
  • Maharashtra government to investigate furlough granted to Sanjay Dutt December 26, 2014

    Mumbai: There is no end to problems for actor Sanjay Dutt, it seems. Maharashtra government has decided to look into the furlough granted to the actor. He left Pune's Yerwada jail on Wednesday. As reported, this isn't the first time that Maharashtra home minister wants to look into the furlough...