Bombs

  • Two tiffin-bombs found in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh; 2 Naxals held 16-04-2014 02:28 PM

    Two tiffin bombs, suspected to be planted by Maoists to target security forces and polling parties during Lok Sabha elections, were found in the insurgency-hit Kanker district of Chhattisgarh. Kanker is among the three Lok Sabha seats going to polls on Thursday in the second phase of Chhattisgarh elections. Besides,...
  • Three bombs recovered in Jharkhand's Ramgarh district 15-04-2014 03:53 PM

    At least three bombs were recovered on Tuesday from a jungle in Jharkhand's Ramgarh district, police said. According to the police, the bombs were found in a jungle near the national highway connecting Ranchi to Patna in the Kuju area of the district, 55 km from Ranchi. They were recovered...
  • Nigeria bus station bombing kills 71 on edge of capital 14-04-2014 08:28 PM

    A morning rush hour bomb killed at least 71 people at a Nigerian bus station on the outskirts of the capital on Monday, raising concerns about the spread of an Islamist insurgency after the deadliest ever attack on Abuja. Suspicion fell on Boko Haram, though there was no immediate claim...
  • Three cylinder bombs defused after school blast in Lakhisarai 11-04-2014 12:06 PM

    After giving sleepless night to villagers, three cylinder bombs recovered from a school in Bihar's Lakhisarai district were defused on Friday, more than 24 hours after they were found, police said. "Much to the relief of the villagers, three cylinder bombs were defused on Friday after they spent sleepless night...
  • 300 students hit as Maoists blow up a school using 8 cylinder bombs 10-04-2014 09:06 PM

    At least 300 students in a village in Bihar's Lakhisarai district lost their school which was destroyed in a blast by Maoists ahead of voting in six parliamentaryconstituencies of the state on Thursday. The new building of the government high school at Narotampur under Kazra police station totally collapsed in...
  • Violence hits Jamui on poll day; 2 CRPF jawans killed in Naxal attack 10-04-2014 10:28 AM

    Two CRPF jawans were killed on Thursday in a bombblast in in Jamui parliamentary constituencyin Bihar ataround 5:30 am, one and a halfhour before the start of polling in the area. The incident took place when CRPF and Bihar Police team were travelling in two jeeps and were on their...
  • Maoists trigger series of explosions in Latehar before polling 10-04-2014 09:42 AM

    Maoists exploded a series of landmines in the forests of Latehar district and exchanged gunfire with security personnel early on Thursday before the polling began for the Chatra Lok Sabha seat in Jharkhand. The landmines were exploded at around 1.30 am, half a km from a picket under Barwadih police...
  • Eleven bombs recovered in two Bihar constituencies 10-04-2014 12:22 AM

    Eleven bombs planted by Maoists in Gaya and Aurangabad Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar were found on Wednesday by security forces, police said. Gaya's Senior Superintendent of Police Nishant Tiwari said five "cane bombs" were recovered from Banke Bazaar area and near Sherghati. In Aurangabad, six similar bombs were found...
  • Pakistan: 23 killed, 40 injured in bomb blast 09-04-2014 11:31 AM

    At least 23 people were killed and over 40 others injured on Wednesday in a bomb blast that occurred on the outskirts of the Pakistani capital. The blast occurred in the fruit market in Sector I-11 of the capital, bordering the garrison city of Rawalpindi. No group has claimed responsibility...
  • Three improvised bombs defused by security forces 08-04-2014 02:36 PM

    Three large improvised bombs were recovered and defused by security forces in Bihar's Gaya district on Tuesday. Officials said the locally-made lethal bombs were found in Rakshi-Tongila-Chatakpur and Bankebazar area of Gaya district. A joint squad of CRPF and state police personnel recovered the bombs during a patrol and crippled...
  • Bihar: A day after IED blast, bombs found near Dhibra police station 08-04-2014 12:33 PM

    Aurangabad: A day after two policemen were killed in an IED blast at the Dhibra police station in Aurangabad, two more live bombs were discovered near the police station on Tuesday. Officials say that both bombs have been safely defused. On Tuesday morning, another officer injured in the blast outside...
  • Police diffuse powerful bombs near a primary school in Gaya 07-04-2014 04:00 PM

    Two powerful bombs were recovered by security forces on Monday from an area near a primary school in a village in Bihar's Gaya district. The bombs were unearthed by sniffer dogs during an operation by the CRPF and the police in Viraj village under Kothi police station ahead of the...
  • Bombs and explosives recovered from Bhagalpur 06-04-2014 02:57 PM

    In a major haul, 63 country-made bombs and five kilograms of explosives were seized during a raid in Bhagalpur late on Saturday night. Bhagalpur SSP Rajesh Kumar said that the police raid, a part of the security drive conducted before the polls, was conducted following a tip-off that gangster Shambhu...
  • Bombs at Cairo university hit riot police, 2 dead 03-04-2014 09:28 AM

    Cairo: Two bombs exploded on Wednesday outside Cairo University's engineering faculty, killing at least two persons, a senior police officer and a civilian, security officials said. The bombs, hidden at the foot of a tree, went off nearly a minute apart. They targeted riot police routinely deployed at the location...
  • 30 kg bomb meant to target security personnel recovered in West Singhbhum 03-04-2014 08:06 AM

    A powerful can bomb planted on a road was on Wednesday recovered from Gundijora village under Jaraikela police station in naxal-affected West Singhbhum district. Superintendent of Police Narendra Kumar Singh said the 30-kg can bomb was planted on a kucha road to target security personnel ahead of the Lok Sabha...
  • Two tiffin bombs recovered, Maoist hand suspected 02-04-2014 11:54 PM

    Two tiffin bombs, suspected to be planted by Maoists to target security forces during upcoming Lok Sabha elections, were found at separate places in the insurgency-hit region of Chhattisgarh, police said on Wednesday. "A tiffin-bomb of 20 kgs was found on a road under Daundi police station limits of Balod...
  • Five boys injured in bomb explosion in Hazaribagh 31-03-2014 09:32 PM

    Five boys were injured on Monday when a bomb among six they found in a bag exploded at Laskari village. The boys who were playing found the explosives in the bag in a paddy field in the village. One of the bombs exploded when one of the boys threw a...
  • Bhullar case: Bitta to seek permission from Sonia for self immolation 31-03-2014 03:32 PM

    New Delhi: Upset over Supreme Court commuting the death sentence of Khalistani terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, former Youth Congress chief MS Bitta on Monday said that he would seek permission from party president Sonia Gandhi and the court to commit self-immolation. The All-India-Anti-Terrorist Front (AIATF) chief, who was targeted...
  • 'Accomplices of IM terrorists trained for planting bombs' 28-03-2014 09:38 PM

    Five accomplices of suspected IM terrorists, who were held from Sikar, had been prepared for the task of planting of bombs at targets in Rajasthan, a senior police officer on Friday said. Initial investigation also showed that one of them was mentally prepared to go to Afghanistan for Fiyadeen (suicide...
  • Madurai: Bomb explodes near mosque, no casualty 14-03-2014 09:59 AM

    Madurai: A low-intensity bomb exploded in front of a mosque at Nelpettai in Madurai on Friday. No casualty was reported, police said, adding a two wheeler parked there was damaged in the explosion. The area has been cordoned off and investigations are on with the help of experts. Last month...
  • Planted bombs in Pune, Delhi, Bangalore: Yasin Bhatkal 25-02-2014 07:50 PM

    Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal had planted IEDs at German Bakery in Pune and Bangalore's Chinnaswamy Stadium and provided explosives for 2008 Delhi serial blasts, he confessed before a magistrate. In his confessional statement recorded under section 164 of the CrPC in October last year, Bhatkal said that the May...
  • Everything available in Pakistan, even n-bomb, said IM member: NIA 24-02-2014 10:44 PM

    Everything is available in Pakistan, even a nuclear bomb, if looked for properly, IM operative Riyaz Bhatkal told his cousin, arrested Indian Mujahideen member Yasin Bhatkal, during a chat, the NIA said on Monday. In a charge sheet filed in a Delhi court, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) said that...
  • Bomb lying in a heap of garbage explodes, injures 5 children 17-02-2014 09:55 AM

    A bomb lying in a heap of garbage on Sunday went off injuring five children in Vishhari area under Kavaiya police station in Lakhisarai district in Bihar, police said. "The bomb lying in a heap of garbage exploded when some children playing there fiddled with it," District Superintendent of Police...
  • Egypt: South Korean tourists killed in Sinai bombing 17-02-2014 09:45 AM

    Cairo: An explosion tore through a bus filled with South Korean sightseers in the Sinai Peninsula on Sunday, killing at least four people and raising fears that Islamic militants have renewed a bloody campaign to wreck Egypt's tourism industry. The bombing near the tip of the Red Sea's Gulf of...
  • Nuclear bombs can destroy killer asteroids in space 16-02-2014 05:23 PM

    New York: Asteroids that pose a threat to Earth can be destroyed in space using a nuclear bomb, even with warning times of a week or less, scientists say. "We have the solution, using our baseline concept, to be able to mitigate the asteroid-impact threat, with any range of warning,"...
  • Rawat to give Rs 5 lakh to promising engineering student who developed bomb detector chip 15-02-2014 06:14 PM

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat announced Rs 5 lakh financial assistance to a promising engineering student from the state who claimed to have developed a protoptype of a bomb detector chip for mobile phones. The reward was announced by the Chief Minister when the third year B Tech Computer Science...
  • Iran moves to cooperate in UN nuclear bomb probe 10-02-2014 11:24 AM

    Vienna/Dubai: The UN nuclear agency said on Sunday that Iran had agreed to start addressing suspicions that it may have worked on designing an atomic weapon, a potential breakthrough in a long-stalled investigation into Tehran's atomic activities. The development - although limited for now - marked a step forward in...
  • Syrian forces kill 83 in barrel bomb attacks in Aleppo 03-02-2014 07:10 AM

    Syrian military helicopters dropped more improvised "barrel bombs" on the northern city of Aleppo on Sunday, a monitoring group said, bringing the death toll to at least 83 people in the latest episode of a campaign that many consider a war crime. Most of the victims killed since Friday have...
  • Inspector general of police made in-charge of ensuring security at Modi's rally 01-02-2014 11:00 AM

    Security at BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's rally in Meerut on Sunday has been tightened, with an inspector general of police being made in charge of a political rally for the first time. The security has been stepped up in view of the communal riots in Muzaffarnagar and Shamli...
  • SC stays execution of 1993 Delhi blast convict Devinderpal Singh Bhullar 31-01-2014 10:59 AM

    New Delhi: In what may be welcome news for some Sikh organisations, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed the execution of Khalistani terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, a convict in the 1993 Delhi bomb blast case. The court also directed the Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences, where Bhullar...