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  • Let us do more to make India safer, says NRI engineer January 8, 2009

    New Delhi A software engineer of Indian origins, G Karthik Subbaraj has shot a short film influenced by IBNLive. He says he is pained by the apathy of people towards terror strikes which have begun to punctuate our lives with a scary continuity. In the short film titles React...
  • Pak rejects PM's charge, continues flipflop January 6, 2009

    New Delhi: Pakistan on Tuesday rejected Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's accusation that November's Mumbai attacks must have had support from some official Pakistani agencies. "The government of Pakistan emphatically rejects the unfortunate allegations levelled against Pakistan by the prime minister of India," the Pakistan Foreign Ministry said in a statement. "Instead...
  • Pakistan rejects Manmohan's allegations January 6, 2009

    New Delhi: Pakistan on Tuesday rejected Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's accusation that November's Mumbai attacks must have had support from some official Pakistani agencies. "The government of Pakistan emphatically rejects the unfortunate allegations levelled against Pakistan by the Prime Minister of India," the Pakistan Foreign Ministry said in a statement. "Instead...
  • India shows world terror evidence against Pak January 5, 2009

    New Delhi: India has set out to build international pressure on Islamabad after it handed over to Pakistan evidence linking Pakistanbased militants to the Mumbai terrorist attacks. Foreign Secretary Shiv Shankar Menon held a special briefing in New Delhi on Monday for the Ambassadors and High Commissioners of over a...
  • Kasab's letter is an Indian lie: Pak official December 31, 2008

    Islamabad: A senior Pakistani bureaucrat has said the letter written by Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving gunman of the Mumbai terror attacks, was not real. The letters contents did not "match those of a real Pakistani. They (Indians) have simply tried to make up a story and have even failed...
  • Pakistan won't allow terrorism on its soil: Gilani December 29, 2008

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Monday said the countrys terrorism will not be allowed to be used for terrorism. "We have never wanted war with anybody. We also want our soil should not be used for terrorism. If our soil is used, NATO forces (based in Afghanistan) will...
  • No BJP, Congress patch up over Antulay row December 24, 2008

    New Delhi: The politics over 26/11 continues to get worse. A R Antulay may have got himself a reprieve from the Prime Minister for his conspiracy theories on Hemant Karkare, but the opposition is not satisfied at all. ...
  • Pak parliament urges restraint, condemns war hype December 24, 2008

    Islamabad: Pakistan's parliament on Wednesday called on India to respond positively to its offers of cooperation in investigating the Mumbai attacks and condemned "war hype" between the neighbours. The National Assembly, Pakistan's lower house of parliament, unanimously passed a resolution expressing support for the government and urged New Delhi to reciprocate...
  • Western nations warn India of more attacks December 24, 2008

    New Delhi: American and European intelligence agencies have warned that India faces the risk of more terrorist attacks. The agencies have listed specific locationsfrom beaches in Goa to oil refinerieswhich could come under terrorist attack. Beaches in Goa, which are usually crowded with holidaying foreigners at this time of the...
  • Caught on camera: Pak villagers say Kasab their boy December 23, 2008

    New Delhi: The father of Ajmal Kasab, lone terrorist under arrest for Mumbai attacks, speaks to British and Pakistani media. ...
  • Pakistan under US pressure 'every single day' December 23, 2008

    Washington: The US government is asking Pakistan "every single day" to act against those involved in the Mumbai terror attack and has warned it to be especially vigilant against more incidents till Barack Obama takes over as the American President, officials said. At the same time, US Secretary of State Condoleezza...
  • India has given Pak time till Dec 26: Stratfor report December 23, 2008

    New Delhi: India has given Pakistan time till December 26 for a crackdown on terror infrastructure, said a report of a leading publisher of geopolitical intelligence on Tuesday. The report from Stratfor says that after the November 26 Mumbai attacks, India relayed a message to Pakistan via the US that they...
  • Pak wants peace but will defend itself: minister December 21, 2008

    Islamabad: Pakistan doesnt want war but has the right to defend itself if attacked, said the countrys Foreign Minister on Sunday. "Pakistan doesn't want war and we are desirous of peace, but if war is thrust on us, then we have all the rights to defend," said Shah Mahmood Qureshi, hinting...
  • No one to show me where son died: Slain NSG's father December 21, 2008

    New Delhi: For a grieving family looking for closure, the politics over the death of AntiTerrorism Squad Chief, Hemant Karkare has indeed been disturning. Hemant Karkare's widow, Kavita Karkare on Saturday spoke for the first time at a public rally. Eighteen people who lost their lives in the 26/11 terror attack...
  • Never say die: Trident, Taj tower rule skyline again December 20, 2008

    Mumbai: Two structures that bore the brunt of the 26/11 terror attacks in Mumbai, the Trident hotel and the Taj hotel towers are all set to reopen on Sunday December 21, 2008, within a month of the attacks. The Trident is throwing open all its 550 guestrooms and suites as...
  • How Pak government speaks in many voices December 18, 2008

    The Pakistan government denies, clarifies and then admits when it comes to its making statements on India after the Mumbai terror attacks. ...
  • Pak PM hints Kasab a Pakistani | The fine print December 14, 2008

    New Delhi: Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has all but admitted that Ajmal Kasab, the sole terrorist captured alive for the attacks on Mumbai, is a Pakistani citizen. Gilani, at a press conference in Lahore on Sunday, was asked about Kasabs father statement that his son left home because he...
  • Law vs conscience: Lawyers' dilemma in defending Kasab December 12, 2008

    Mumbai: Lawyers in Mumbai are refusing to take on the case of the lone surviving terrorist from last month's attacks in India's financial hub, citing moral and ethical concerns, legal officials said on Friday. The decision creates a problem for the Maharashtra government as police continue their investigation into the attacks,...
  • US ultimatum to Pak: 'act forcefully' against terror December 12, 2008

    Washington: The United States has asked Islamabad to "act forcefully" in the wake of the Mumbai terror attacks that have brought about a "dangerous situation" though Washington does not fear a war between India and Pakistan. "I heard no bellicose talk from either of these governments. I heard instead a very...
  • Bush warns Pakistan to fight terror or a faceoff December 11, 2008

    New Delhi: With India reaching out to the world community in the wake of Mumbai attacks, the US, Germany and Britain are sending their ministers and functionaries to India to discuss the developing situation. Washington too is keeping the pressure up. US President Bush made a statement saying even governments sponsoring terrorism...
  • Pak territory used to stage Mumbai attacks: Rice December 8, 2008

    Washington: Pakistani territory was used to stage recent attacks on the Indian city of Mumbai, US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Sunday, as she again urged Islamabad to help bring perpetrators to justice. Pakistan has called for India to back up its charges of Pakistani involvement with proof. But...
  • Mother courage: woman saves child from terrorists December 7, 2008

    Mumbai: Sahira Sheikh walked out of the Cama Hospital in Mumbai on Saturday, recalling how on November 26 how she prevented her baby from crying as terrorists struck. "I was admitted in the hospital just a day before the incident (terror attack) took place. I had developed some complications after my...
  • Indian puts talks, trade with Pak in deep freeze December 5, 2008

    New Delhi: India is mounting economic and diplomatic pressure on Pakistan to act on terrorist groups in its territory. Sources tell CNNIBN that New Delhi has put on hold all further trade initiatives with Islamabad. Initiatives, which have been frozen, include talks on setting up an integrated check post at Wagah...
  • Gunmen spoke to leader in Pak while they killed December 4, 2008

    Mumbai: The terrorists who attacked Mumbai took orders from the operations chief of a Pakistani Islamist militant group who was designated a terrorist by the United States in May, security officials said on Thursday. Azam Amir Kasav, the lone surviving gunman told interrogators, he and the other nine attackers were in...
  • Vote for change: India says together we can December 4, 2008

    It's been a week since Mumbai was taken hostage by daring terrorists. On Wednesday, across the country, Indians came out together in grief, united in rage. From Mumbai to Delhi to Hyderabad to Bangalore, people marched on streets expressing their solidarity with those who suffered and also questioning the decision...
  • How the Oberoi Hotel was won back from terrorists December 3, 2008

    Mumbai: How the Oberoi Hotel was won back from terrorists. ...
  • Rallies banned in Mumbai; cops say it's for security December 3, 2008

    Mumbai: The Mumbai police have banned assembly of five or more people in the city from December 5 to December 19 saying they cannot risk security. Police say rallies and procession will not be allowed during the period, as they fear inflammatory speeches may endanger in the security. According to the...
  • Kerala CM winces, says sorry to commando's family December 3, 2008

    Thiruvananthapuram: Wilting under pressure from the opposition, Kerala Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan on Wednesday apologised for his remarks against the family of Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, who was killed fighting terrorists in Mumbai. "I am sad that Sandeep's family was hurt by my remark. I apologise for that," Achuthanandan said at...
  • 4,100 terror attacks since '74; India scarred, scared December 3, 2008

    Washington: India faced more than 4,100 terrorist attacks between 1970 and 2004, accounting for more than 12,000 fatalities, according to the Global Terrorism Database. The database is maintained by the University of Maryland and the US National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START). START's Terrorist Organisation Profiles...
  • Terrorism won't end with UPA in power: Advani December 1, 2008

    Ajmer: BJP leader L K Advani on Monday kept up his attack against the Central Government saying the environment of terror will not go away till it remains in power. "The fear and terror that has enveloped the nation will not go till this government remains in power," the party's Prime...