BOMBS

  • Bombs in north Nigeria bus station, market kill 27 5 days ago

    Abuja/Maiduguri: Two bomb attacks at a bus station and a market in north Nigeria on Monday killed at least 27 people and wounded around 60, officials said. No group immediately claimed responsibility for either attack. Boko Haram insurgents have repeatedly set off bombs targeting civilians, especially in the northeast where they...
  • IED blast kills three, injures 5 in Imphal 1 week ago

    Imphal: Three people died as an IED blast rocked Khuyathong area of west Imphal, Manipur on Sunday morning. Four people have suffered injuries in the explosion. More information awaited. ...
  • Powerful bomb found near Indo-Myanmar border December 20, 2014

    Imphal: A three kg IED planted by militants was found near an Assam Rifles post at the border town of Moreh in Manipur's Chandel district, police said on Saturday. The bomb was detected by a patrol party of 9th Assam Rifles battalion from a place at the international line in Moreh...
  • India successfully tests 1,000-kg glide bomb December 19, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: India on Friday tested an indigenously developed 1,000-kg glide bomb, with a top official saying the country can now launch heavy bombs for delivery up to 100 km away with high precision. The bomb designed and developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) was dropped by an Indian Air...
  • Gurgaon: Man behind hoax bomb threats arrested, says wanted to have fun December 18, 2014

    Gurgaon: A 29-year-old man was arrested Thursday for making bomb threat calls for two consecutive days to police control rooms in Gurgaon and Delhi, police said. The man told police he wanted to have some fun. Sunny Sharma, who hails from Shiv Vihar area near Karala in northwest Delhi, worked as...
  • Second bomb hoax call in Gurgaon today December 18, 2014

    Gurgaon: A caller kept the Gurgaon police on its toes for the second day on Thursday with a call about a bomb planted at a shopping complex here which later turned out to be a hoax. The Arcadia shopping complex in South City on Sohna road was evacuated after the police...
  • Gurgaon: Bomb threat at Huda city metro station turns out to be a hoax December 17, 2014

    Gurgaon: Delhi Metro services on the Yellow Line on Wednesday were disrupted for more than an hour following a bomb threat. Police stopped metro services after a threat call about a bomb at Gurgaon's Huda City Metro Station. The services were shut for a brief around 04:00 PM after the...
  • Two explosions heard in Girls Degree College in Pakistan's Kulachi December 17, 2014

    Islamabad: Just a day after the barbaric massacre of 133 students by Taliban in a school in Peshawar, two explosions were heard at a Girls Degree College in Pakistan's Kulachi on Wednesday evening. The town, named after the Kulachi Baloch tribe, is the headquarters of Kulachi Tehsil of Dera Ismail Khan...
  • Pakistan will not back off from military offensive in North Waziristan: Defense Minister Khwaja Asif December 17, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan has said it will not back off from military offensive against terrorists in North Waziristan in the aftermath of the terror attack at a school in Peshawar that left 151 people, mostly children, dead. "We are undeterred, we will not back off," Defense Minister Khwaja Asif told the CNN...
  • Pakistan mourns as parents bury children massacred in Peshawar school attack December 17, 2014

    Peshawar: Pakistan woke up to a day of mourning on Wednesday after Taliban militants killed 133 students at a school in the city of Peshawar in a grisly attack which shocked the nation and put pressure on the government to do more to tackle the insurgency. People around the country lit...
  • 'He went in the uniform, came back in a coffin,' wails a Pakistan school attack victim's father December 17, 2014

    Peshawar: In the deadliest slaughter of innocents in Pakistan in years, Taliban gunmen attacked a military-run school on Tuesday and killed 151 people - almost all of them students - before government troops ended the siege. The massacre of innocent children horrified a country already weary of unending terrorist attacks. Pakistan's...
  • US in touch with Pakistan to offer assistance after attack December 17, 2014

    Washington: The US is in touch with Pakistani authorities to offer assistance in the aftermath of the horrific terrorist attack on a Peshawar school that killed 151 people, the White House said on Tuesday. "The depraved decision that one has to make to storm a school of innocent children and open...
  • Nobel prize winner Malala 'heartbroken' by Pakistan school attack December 17, 2014

    London: Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, joint winner of this year's Nobel peace prize for her education campaign work, said she was heartbroken by the news that at least 126 people, mostly children, had been killed in a Taliban attack on a school in northwest Pakistan on Tuesday. Malala, 17, was shot...
  • Terrorists shot dead my friends and teacher in cold blood, recounts Peshawar attack eyewitness December 17, 2014

    Peshawar: It began like any other morning in Pakistan's Army Public School in the northwestern city of Peshawar. Students pored over their books. Teachers ruffled through their notes and gave lectures. In an instant, the peace was shattered - gunfire, smoke and dead bodies strewn across the school's halls and corridors,...
  • Uttarakhand: Bomb explodes outside school in Roorkee, 1 dead December 6, 2014

    Roorkee: A bomb exploded outside DAV college in Roorkee in Uttarkhand on Saturday leaving a child dead. The child is studying in class III. SSP Roorkee Sweety Agarwal said, "The child may have picked a dormant bomb, which may have exploded while he was playing with it." Chief minister Harish Rawat has...
  • Not that funny: Doctor's joke about a bomb in his luggage at the airport costs him $90,000 December 2, 2014

    Miami: A doctor thought it might be funny to crack a joke about a bomb in his luggage. Instead, he partly forced the evacuation of Miami International airport, and earned an almost $90,000 fine. Manuel Alvarado, 60, will pay out $89,172 for his "momentary lapse of reason in making these...
  • World War II bomb weighing 1.8 tonnes found in Germany, defused December 1, 2014

    Berlin: About 16,500 people were evacuated from the German city of Dortmund while experts deactivated a 1.8-tonne bomb from World War II that was found during construction work. After evacuating residents on Sunday, blocking all access routes to the site and establishing a no-fly zone overhead, bomb squad personnel began the...
  • Bombs, gunfire kill 81 at crowded mosque in Nigeria's Kano November 29, 2014

    Kano: Gunmen set off three bombs and opened fire on worshippers at the main mosque in north Nigeria's biggest city Kano on Friday, killing at least 81 people, witnesses and officials said, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of Islamist Boko Haram militants. Blasts from the coordinated assault rang out...
  • Gunmen bomb and shoot at mosque worshippers in north Nigeria's Kano November 28, 2014

    Kano: Gunmen exploded bombs and opened fire on worshippers gathered at the central mosque of north Nigeria's biggest city, Kano, for Friday prayers, witnesses said, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram. "These people have bombed the mosque. I am face to face with...
  • Nigeria: 2 female bombers kill 30 in Maiduguri November 25, 2014

    Bauchi (Nigeria): Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up Tuesday in a crowded market in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, killing at least 30 people, said witnesses and a security official. The two teenage girls dressed in full hijab entered the busy market and detonated their explosives, said Abba Aji Kalli,...
  • Suicide bomber kills at least 45 in Afghanistan during volleyball match November 23, 2014

    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 November 20, 2014

    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 November 18, 2014

    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 November 17, 2014

    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 November 17, 2014

    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...