BOUNTY

  • BSP leader announces Rs 1 crore bounty on Ramdev's head May 5, 2014

    BSP Hoshiarpur Lok Sabha candidate Bhagwan Singh Chohan has a placed a bounty of Rs 1 crore on yoga guru Baba Ramdev's head for his alleged "antiDalit" remarks. "I am ready to pay Rs. 1 crore to the person who will bring his...
  • Facebook pays bug hunters $1 million; India second biggest recipient August 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Social networking giant Facebook said it has paid over USD 1 million in the past two years to security researchers who report bugs on its website, with India second among recipients by country. India, which has over 78 million Facebook users, is also second on the list of...
  • Al Qaida offers bounty for US ambassador in Yemen December 31, 2012

    Sanaa: Al Qaida's branch in Yemen has offered to pay tens of thousands of dollars to anyone who kills the US ambassador in Sanaa or an American soldier in the country. An audio produced by the group's media arm, the alMalahem Foundation, and posted on militant websites Saturday said it offered...
  • Pak minister defends bounty on filmmaker's head September 29, 2012

    Islamabad: A Pakistani minister, who offered a $100,000 bounty on the head of an antiIslam filmmaker, on Friday defended his decision despite wide condemnation. Addressing a gathering at a mosque on Friday, Railway Minister Ghulam Ahmed Bilour said he will not withdraw the offer of bounty. The Pakistani government has disassociated itself...
  • Bounty on US film director not official policy: Pak September 24, 2012

    Islamabad: The Pakistan government today made it clear that one of its minister's offer of a bounty of USD 100,000 for the maker of an antiIslam film did not represent official policy but did not say whether any action would be taken against him. Foreign Office spokesman Moazzam Khan said Railway...
  • Pakistan condemns bounty on antiIslam filmmaker September 24, 2012

    Islamabad: The Pakistan government has condemned a minister's announcement of a $100,000 reward for killing the filmmaker of an antiIslam US film, Dawn reported on Sunday. The movie's 14minute trailer posted on YouTube has evoked protests in various parts of the country and the Muslim world. Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf's...
  • Pak minister announces bounty on antiIslam film maker September 23, 2012

    Ghulam Ahmed Bilour, who heads the Railway Ministry, announced a bounty of $ 100,000 on the head of the maker of an 'antiIslam' film that has sparked violent protests. He also called upon the banned Taliban and al Qaeda to join him in the "sacred mission". ...
  • Iran group raises bounty on Rushdie to $3.3 mn September 17, 2012

    Moscow: An Iranian religious foundation has raised its reward for the killing of British writer Salman Rushdie to $3.3 million, a media report said. The reward of the 15 Khordad Foundation was increased by $500,000, the ISNA news agency reported on Sunday. The announcement comes amidst a wave of riots that swept...
  • Will pay Pak $ 10 mn for Hafiz Saeed: India May 29, 2012

    New Delhi: The $ 10 million bounty on LashkareToiba founder and 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed was the subject of a verbal titfortat at an interaction Home Secretary RK Singh had with journalists in Islamabad last week. At the media conference after the twoday Home Secretary level talks, a Pakistani journalist asked...
  • Hillary confirms bounty on 26/11 suspect Saeed May 7, 2012

    Kolkata: US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday confirmed that the US has announced a bounty for terror group LashkareToiba's founder and JamatudDawa's chief Hafiz Saeed. "I authorised award for Hafiz Saeed who was responsible for attacks in Mumbai. It may take longer than we like but we...
  • Never placed bounty on Hafiz Saeed, says US April 30, 2012

    Lahore: The US Ambassador to Pakistan, Cameron Munter, on Sunday claimed that the US government never offered a bounty on JuD Chief Hafiz Saeed, a suspect in the Mumbai 26/11 attacks, and argued that the Pakistani media had misreported the issue. "Pakistani media is very active and responsible but it misreported...
  • Saeed snubs Pak, won't limit public appearance April 24, 2012

    Islamabad: LashkareTaiba founder Hafiz Mohammad Saeed has turned down a "request" from the Pakistan government to limit his public appearances and activities after the US announced a $10million bounty for him, according to a media report on Tuesday. Government agencies had "advised" Saeed not to participate in public rallies for the...
  • Pakistan: Hafiz Saeed demands more security April 19, 2012

    Hafiz Saeed has moved the Lahore High Court asking it to stop Pakistani authorities from taking any action against him under pressure from the US. ...
  • Charges against Saeed must be first proved: Imran Khan April 14, 2012

    TehreekeInsaaf chief Imran Khan slams the US bounty on Hafiz Saeed, says the charges must be first proved in a court of law. ...
  • US wants to bring Hafiz Saeed to justice April 6, 2012

    Washington: The Obama administration on Thursday said it announced a bounty of $10 million on Hafiz Saeed to bring him to justice as it was convinced that the LeT founder had played a key role in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks. "I don't believe he has (been indicted in a...
  • Hafiz Saeed an internal issue of Pakistan: Gilani April 5, 2012

    Islamabad: The case of JamaatudDawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed is an "internal issue" and any evidence against him should be provided to Pakistan so that the courts can take action, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said on Thursday. Gilani made the remarks while responding to points raised by lawmakers during...
  • Pak seeks "concrete evidence" against Saeed April 4, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Wednesday sought "concrete evidence" from the US against top JamaatudDawah (JuD) leaders Hafiz Mohammad Saeed and Abdul Rehman Makki following the announcement of bounties for them, saying this was necessary to "proceed legally" in the matter. "Pakistan would prefer to receive concrete evidence to proceed legally rather than...
  • Will the US bounty on Saeed change anything on the ground? April 4, 2012

    Experts in India are of the view that America has acted in its own interest by putting bounty on Hafiz Saeed. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 3, 2012

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • JuD beefs up security at Hafiz Saeed's house April 3, 2012

    Lahore: The JamaatudDawah beefed up security at the residence of its chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed in the Pakistani city of Lahore after the US announced a 10million dollar bounty for the man accused of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai attacks. Besides nine policemen from Punjab Police deployed at Saeed's twostorey home at...
  • US bounty on Hafiz Saeed a bid to pressure Pak? April 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The United States on Tuesday announced a bounty of 10 million dollars on Pakistanbased LashkareToiba (LeT) founder and JamaatudDawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed. However, there is more to the development than one can see. Saeed is wanted in India for his involvement in the 26/11 carnage. Soon after the US...
  • Saeed among only 4 terrorists with $ 10 mn bounty April 3, 2012

    Islamabad: LashkareTaiba founder Hafiz Mohammad Saeed has become one of only four terrorist leaders for whom the US has offered a bounty of $ 10 million, joining the likes of Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Omar. The only person with a higher bounty on his head than these four terrorist leaders is...
  • India welcomes US bounty on LeT's Hafiz Saeed April 3, 2012

    New Delhi: India on Tuesday welcomed the US bounty on Pakistanbased LashkareToiba (LeT) founder and JamaatudDawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed, saying the announcement sends a strong signal to the LeT, its members and patrons that the international community remains united in combating terrorism. "India welcomes this new initiative of US. This...
  • Toilet dedicated to Gerard Butler September 6, 2010

    London: Scottish actor Gerard Butler has a toilet in his name in Michigan. Contactmusic.com reports, the fans of The Bounty Hunter star have reportedly dedicated a toilet in a store in Michigan to the actor after he relieved himself there. "Turns out the place where the locals go to have a brush...
  • Pak offers five crore bounty for Taliban chief Mehsud November 2, 2009

    Islamabad: Security forces fighting their way through a mountainous Taliban stronghold killed at least seven terrorists and injured several more, officials said, while Pakistan's foreign minister said the offensive in tribal South Waziristan should finish sooner than originally expected. As part of the government's ramping up of its fight against the...
  • US Senate doubles bounty on Laden's head to $50 million July 14, 2007

    Washington: The US Senate has doubled the bounty on the head of Osama bin Laden to $50 million in the wake of intelligence reports that al Qaeda has regained much of its capability and could launch a terror attack in the United States. The Bill raising the price on Laden's head...