BOMBS

  • Suicide bomber kills at least 45 in Afghanistan during volleyball match 16 hours 34 minutes ago

    Kabul: Afghan officials say that a suicide bomber has killed "at least 45" people in an attack on a volleyball tournament in the country's east. Mokhis Afghan, spokesman for the provincial governor of Paktika province, bordering Pakistan, says the attack happened during an inter-district tournament attended by a large crowed in...
  • Hisar: Live petrol bombs, acid packets recovered from Satlok Ashram 3 days ago

    Rampal was arrested on Wednesday night after three days of continuous stand-off between Rampal's supporters and the police. Over 400 people were arrested and 15,000 others were evacuated from the ashram ...
  • Haryana Police vows to produce Rampal before court, his supporters resist arrest violently 5 days ago

    Hisar: As violence escalated in Hisar district of Haryana over the arrest of controversial self-styled 'godman' Rampal on Tuesday, police said the operation will end only after his arrest. "This operation will only end with Rampal's arrest. I cannot give any time frame. We will arrest him and present him...
  • Tamil Nadu: BJP gets bomb threat 6 days ago

    Chennai: An anonymous letter has threatened that "bombs will explode" at the Tamil Nadu headquarters of BJP "Kamalalayam" here and several other public places as well. "The letter says that ahead of the return of Prime Minister Narendra Modi from his foreign tour, bombs will explode at our party headquarters...
  • Suicide bomber kills 13 in Nigerian market 1 week ago

    Kano (Nigeria): At least 13 people were killed and 65 others injured when a female suicide bomber blew herself up at a busy mobile phone market in restive northeast Nigeria, police has said. The attack in the town of Azare in Bauchi state yesterday came just as vendors were packing up...
  • Madurai:Police recover 11 countrymade bombs from garbage bin November 10, 2014

    Madurai: The Tamil Nadu Police on Monday evening recovered 11 countrymade bombs from a garbage bin of Anna Nagar in Madurai. Police suspect local rowdy gang placed the bomb. The bomb squad have desposed the bombs will be diffused. Tamil Nadu's Q branch, Special Investigation Team and Special divisions are on the...
  • India, Pakistan intelligence agencies averted more deaths, traced plans for strike on Wagah border November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian and Pakistani intelligence agencies both picked up plans for an imminent strike on their Wagah land border ahead of a suicide blast that killed 65 people on Sunday, and heightened security possibly averted a more devastating attack. Pakistani police on Monday said they had recovered a "huge" cache...
  • 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,...
  • West Bengal: Five people remanded to police custody for attacking two policemen in Birbhum October 26, 2014

    Birbhum (West Bengal): Five people have been arrested and remanded to police custody for attacking two police officers in Birbhum earlier this week. A total of 10 people have been arrested so far. The two police officers were attacked after they went to investigate reports of crude bombs being stored...
  • Aamir Khan tackles Tuberculosis in the latest episode of 'Satyamev Jayate'; Salman Khan shares how his family was affected by it October 26, 2014

    According to the statistics provided during 'Satyamev Jayate', a startling number of people are affected by Tuberculosis, or TB in India. "Over 30 crore Indians carry the virus for the disease, whereas around 40 lakh are currently suffering from it," the show revealed. The latest episode of Aamir Khan's show tackled...
  • Baghdad restaurant bombs kill 21 October 21, 2014

    Baghdad: A series of bombs targeting restaurants across Baghdad killed at least 21 people on Tuesday, police and medics said. The Iraqi capital has witnessed a surge in bombings over the past month, most claimed by Islamic State militants who have overrun large parts of Iraq and neighbouring Syria. Twelve people were...
  • West Bengal: Two dozen crude bombs found in an orchard in Malda October 17, 2014

    Kolkata: More than two dozen crude bombs were discovered on Friday at an orchard in West Bengal's Malda district, police said. The crude bombs, contained in a plastic bag, were found in a mango orchard in 16 Mile area under Kaliachak police station. "About 30 crude bombs have been found from the...
  • Snapshot: Have you seen Shah Rukh Khan's new customised bomb proof Mercedes? October 16, 2014

    After the firing incident at his close associate Ali Morani's residence, Shah Rukh Khan had got himself a customised Mercedes car which is bullet and bomb proof. The actor and his wife were seen taking the car to the polling booth on Wednesday to cast their votes. SRK is not...
  • West Bengal: 3 injured in a crude bomb blast in Malda October 16, 2014

    Kolkata: Three people have been injured in a crude bomb blast in the Malda district of West Bengal. The bomb went off when it was being removed in a hurry during a police raid. The incident comes close on the heels of the unearthing of a terror module in Burdwan....
  • Coimbatore: Hoax bomb threat to school October 9, 2014

    Coimbatore: An anonymous bomb threat call to a school in the city proved to be hoax on Thursday. The head master of Al Azhar School received a call around 12 pm, stating that a bomb was planted in the school, police said. Police along with Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad...
  • Pranksters create panic, strap Gurgaon man with toy mobile phone, tell him it's a bomb October 8, 2014

    Gurgaon: A mobile phone, claimed to be a bomb and attached to the stomach of a person, created panic among people here, police said on Wednesday. Sanjeev Naul, 35, of Gurgaon was heading towards his office in Sector 32 when four-five men travelling in a Toyota Fortuner and Mahindra Scorpio forced...
  • NIA files charge sheet against 6 for Planting of bomb under Narayanasamy's car September 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The NIA on Tuesday filed charge sheet against six suspected members of banned Tamil Nadu Liberation Army for allegedly planting a pipe bomb under a car parked in front of former Union minister V Narayanasamy's Puducherry residence in January. The charge sheet was filed in the special NIA...
  • 5 kg tiffin bomb unearthed in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada September 27, 2014

    Raipur: A five kilo gram tiffin bomb hidden beneath the soil on a road was recovered on Saturday in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Dantewada district, police said. Dantewada district police officials said that the tiffin bomb was recovered from Faraspal village after a tip off, when a team of security personnel was...
  • New Chile bombings hit resort city September 11, 2014

    Santiago: Two homemade bombs have exploded at a shopping centre in the Chilean resort city of Vina del Mar, adding to panic after a subway bombing in Santiago wounded 14 people. The latest explosion came inside a bathroom at the Open Plaza mall in Vina del Mar. It caused no...
  • Chile blames terrorists after bomb blast hurts 14 September 9, 2014

    Santiago: A blast has ripped through a fastfood restaurant next to a busy subway station in Chile's capital, injuring at least 14 people in the most damaging of nearly 30 bombings or attempted bombings in Santiago. While no group claimed responsibility for the blast, many past bombings have been claimed by...
  • Chennai: Bomb threats to two schools turn out to be hoax September 8, 2014

    Chennai: Hoax bomb threat calls to two schools kept the city police on their toes on Monday. The calls were received at the police control room this morning where the caller claimed that bombs had been planted in two private schools in the city, officials said. ...
  • $7.8 billion needed for reconstruction in Gaza September 4, 2014

    Ramallah: An estimated 7.8 billion dollars is needed for the Gaza Strip to reconstruct after being destroyed during the 50day Israeli offensive on the coastal enclave, a senior Palestinian official said on Thursday. "The direct and indirect losses resulted from the Israeli attack on the Gaza Strip reached 4.4 billion dollars,"...
  • Israeli aircraft bomb Gaza, five Palestinians killed August 23, 2014

    Jerusalem: Israeli aircraft bombed the Gaza Strip on Saturday and Palestinian militants fired rockets at the Jewish state, the military said, with no end in sight to the deadliest violence between the sides in years. Gaza health officials said five people were killed in an Israeli strike on a house in...
  • Google pulls 'Bomb Gaza' game from app store after backlash August 5, 2014

    San Francisco: A mobile game that simulates Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip and invites users to "drop bombs and avoid killing civilians" has been pulled from Google's app store, a company spokesman said on Monday after a public backlash. "Bomb Gaza," developed by PlayFTW and still available as an app...
  • Allclear given after security alert at White House entrance August 4, 2014

    Washington: The US Secret Service cleared Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House earlier on Monday and closed one of its gates for more than an hour after a bombsniffing dog alerted them to a car in a nearby garage. A USSS spokesman later said the allclear was given at...
  • Afghanistan President Karzai's cousin killed in suicide bombing July 29, 2014

    Kandahar: Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai's cousin Hashmat was killed in suicide bombing on Tuesday in Kandahar. Hashmat Karzai was a campaign manager in Kandahar for Ashraf Ghani, one of the two presidential candidates involved in a bitter dispute over fraud that threatens to pitch the country into worsening instability. Hashmat Karzai, who...
  • Five dead in bombing of church in north Nigeria's Kano July 27, 2014

    Kano: At least five people were killed and eight were injured on Friday in a bomb attack on a Catholic church in a mainly Christian area of Kano, the largest city in Nigeria's north, police said. The attack came shortly after the end of mass, police spokesman Frank Mba told AFP:...
  • Assam: One dead, three injured in blast in Goalpara July 23, 2014

    Goalpara: One person has been killed in a blast in Assam on Wednesday morning. Three others were also injured in the blast triggered by suspected militants. The IED blast happened in front of Krishani Police Station in Goalpara district. The bomb, which exploded at about 8:10 AM, was kept in a...
  • Bihar: Close shave for BhubaneshwarNew Delhi Rajdhani Express train after blast on track, no casualties July 23, 2014

    Aurangabad: It was a close shave for the BhubaneshwarNew Delhi Rajdhani Express train when the pilot engine running ahead of the train got derailed near Rafiganj station in Aurangabad in Bihar on Wednesday. No casualties have been reported so far but initial reports suggest that a bomb blast caused the derailment....
  • Overnight attacks in Iraq kill at least 16 people July 21, 2014

    Baghdad: Attacks overnight in two Iraqi cities killed at least 16 people, officials said on Monday as authorities struggle to stop the Sunni militants' offensive that has left huge areas in northern and western Iraq outside of government control. In one of the attacks, mortar rounds rained down on Shiite neighbourhoods...