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  • Kerala: College magazine with anti-Modi remarks withdrawn 16-06-2014 08:45 PM

    Guruvayur: Faced with legal action and protests from BJP, the Sree Krishna College here on Monday withdrew its campus magazine which contained unsavoury remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A meeting of the College Staff Council, which took the decision, also decided to recall the copies of the magazine already...
  • Kerala: 9 students arrested for anti-Modi remarks in campus magazine 15-06-2014 04:51 PM

    Guruvayur: Nine students of the Sree Krishna college were on Sunday arrested in the case pertaining to their campus magazine containing unsavoury remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, police said. Those arrested, and let off on bail soon, included Student Editor of the magazine, its sub-editors and editorial advisory committee...
  • Samajwadi Party leader Laden arrested for stealing motorcycle 15-05-2014 11:11 PM

    The Pakur district committee president of Samajwadi Party (SP), Azfarul Sheikh alias Ladenwas arrested on charges of stealing a motorcycle, police said on Thursday. Laden was caught red-handed after he drove away the motorcycle from Tanti Para under Town police station last evening, officer-in-charge of the police station Ujjawal Shah...
  • 'Osama' to contest against Narendra Modi in Varanasi 20-04-2014 03:11 PM

    BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi now has another contender for the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat --"Osama bin Laden". Meraj Khalid Noor, lookalike of slain al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden has announced his decision to enter the fray from the temple town to what he claims, is to check "communal...
  • Bihar's 'Osama' to contest against Modi from Varanasi 18-04-2014 03:32 PM

    Meraj Khalid Noor, popularly known as Bihar's Osama bin Laden due to his uncanny resemblance to the late Al Qaeda leader, on Friday announced he would contest the Lok Sabha poll against BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi from Varanasi. "I have decided to contest polls against Modi from Varanasi,"...
  • British journalist's book claims Musharraf knew where Osama was hiding 31-03-2014 11:41 AM

    Washington: Former Pakistani military dictator Pervez Musharraf possibly knew about slain al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and his place of hiding, an eminent British journalist who reported for years from Afghanistan and Pakistan for the New York Times has claimed. In her latest book, "The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan...
  • Bihar's 'Osama bin Laden' is now an untouchable 28-03-2014 06:52 PM

    A Muslim man whose uncanny resemblance to Osama bin Laden made him actively woo Muslim votes for Lalu Prasad and Ram Vilas Paswan years ago now feels shunned by everyone in Bihar. The times have changed, and Meraj Khalid Noor admits that no one wants him any more in their...
  • US court convicts Osama bin Laden's son-in-law on terrorism charges 26-03-2014 08:52 PM

    New York: Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, the voice of fiery al-Qaeda propaganda videotapes after the September 11 attacks, was convicted on Wednesday of conspiring to kill Americans for his role as the terror group's spokesman. The verdict came after about five hours of deliberation in the case against Sulaiman Abu...
  • Pakistani tribunal upholds conviction of doctor who tracked Osama 15-03-2014 02:42 PM

    A Pakistani tribunal on Saturday upheld the conviction of Shakil Afridi, the doctor who helped the CIA track down al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, but reduced his 33 years sentence by 10 years. The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) Tribunal had sentenced Afridi to 33 years in jail and also...
  • Yasin Bhatkal was inspired by Osama Bin Laden, says NIA 24-02-2014 06:33 PM

    Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal was inspired by al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden and used to motivate youngsters for sacrificing their lives in the name of 'jihad' through the videos of the slain terrorist, NIA has said in its charge sheet filed in a Delhi court. The National Investigation Agency...
  • Despite fear of Taliban's rise, India starts projects in Afghanistan 19-02-2014 09:33 AM

    Kandhar: In an attempt to root out terror, India and Afghanistan inaugurated a new agricultural university in the Taliban stronghold of Kandahar. The project which is part of India's 2 billion dollar development commitment to Aghanistan was inaugurated by External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid and will cost nearly 8 million...
  • Most of it is impromptu: Manish Paul on hosting 02-02-2014 01:38 PM

    New Delhi: Anchor-actor Manish Paul, who has tickled the funny bone of many with his on-stage acts, says the jokes are scripted but most of the things he does are on the spur of the moment. "A lot of the things that I do on stage is impromptu. There is...
  • Ali couldn't have played Manish's role in 'Tere Bin Laden 2': Abhishek 23-12-2013 03:15 PM

    Mumbai: Pakistani actor-singer Ali Zafar, who played the lead in 'Tere Bin Laden', will be seen in a stretched cameo in the sequel to the 2010 superhit comedy, says director Abhishek Sharma. Popular TV host Manish Paul, who made his big screen debut with 'Mickey Virus', has been roped in...
  • Call 'Tere Bin Laden 2' a spin-off, not a sequel, says director 23-12-2013 01:46 PM

    Mumbai: Director Abhishek Sharma says 'Tere Bin Laden 2' is a first of its kind sequel as the stories of the first film and the second are linked but not in continuity. "The structure of the film is such that you cannot call it a conventional sequel and that is...
  • US panel seeks declassification review of Abbottabad documents 22-11-2013 03:03 PM

    Washington: A key US Congressional panel has sought a declassification review of documents collected by Navy SEALs in Abbottabad, Pakistan where al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was killed in a daring raid in 2011. The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on Thursday passed the Fiscal Year 2014 Intelligence...
  • Sharmaji Ka Atom Bomb: Who is Anil Kapoor's heroine in the film? 30-10-2013 11:29 AM

    Mumbai: Director Abhishek Sharma hasn't yet decided on the lead actress for his upcoming film 'Sharmaji Ka Atom Bomb', which stars Anil Kapoor. There were reports suggesting that Tabu had been finalised for the project, but Sharma denied this. "Tabu has not been finalised as yet. I have not decided...
  • Want Sikander to be popular as his contemporaries: Anupam 22-09-2013 02:42 PM

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Anupam Kher's son Sikander may not have had a successful run at the box office so far, but the father hopes the young actor becomes as popular as his contemporaries. So far, Sikander's journey in B-town has not been smooth. His films -- 'Summer 2007', 'Woodstock Villa'...
  • 12 years of 9/11 terror attacks 11-09-2013 11:59 AM

    On September 11, 2001 the world witnessed one of the most shocking terror attacks ever witnessed. The terror attack on mainland America made al Qaeda and Osama bin Laden one of the most wanted. ...
  • Petition seeks ban on Asif Ali Zardari from leaving Pakistan 31-08-2013 02:55 AM

    Pakistan's Supreme Court on Friday sought explanation from the government over a petition seeking a ban on President Asif Ali Zardari from leaving the country after his tenure ends September 8, court officials said. The petitioner said Zardari knew of the US military operation that killed Al-Qaida leader Osama bin...
  • Pakistan overturns jail term of doctor who helped find bin Laden 30-08-2013 12:10 AM

    Pakistan on Thursday overturned a 33-year jail term handed down to a doctor who helped CIA agents find al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, a decision which may result in a new trial. Shakil Afridi, hailed as a hero by US officials, was arrested after US special forces killed bin...
  • Shakeel Afridi to face fresh trial for aiding CIA, Lashkar-e-Islam 29-08-2013 06:38 PM

    The 33-year jail term given to Shakeel Afridi, the Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA track Osama Bin Laden, was overturned by a official who ordered a fresh trial on Thursday. Frontier Crimes Regulation Commissioner Sahibzada Mohammad Anees ruled that a judge in the tribal belt had exceeded his authority...
  • Obama played cards in White House on Osama raid day: Ex-aide 15-08-2013 02:57 PM

    Barack Obama spent a large chunk of time playing cards on the day of the Navy SEALs raid on Osama bin Laden's hideout in Pakistan in which the al-Qaeda chief was killed, a former aide of the US President has said. The iconic photo of the raid on Osama bin...
  • Digvijaya Singh should stop respecting Osama bin Laden: Goa BJP 10-08-2013 03:47 AM

    All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary Digvijaya Singh should stop sympathising with terror activities and according respect to slain Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, Goa BJP Vice President Wilfred Mesquita said on Friday. Mesquita was responding to Singh's comments on corruption in Goa on Thursday during his two-day...
  • US drone strikes kill eight suspected al-Qaeda personnel in Yemen 09-08-2013 07:34 AM

    US drone strikes killed at least eight suspected al Qaeda militants in Yemen on Thursday, bringing the number of people killed by drones in less than two weeks to at least 25. The strikes follow Yemen's announcement on Wednesday that it had foiled a plot by al Qaeda to seize...
  • US Secretary of State John Kerry hopes Pakistan drone strikes to end 'very soon' 02-08-2013 06:34 AM

    US Secretary of State John Kerry told Pakistanis on Thursday he hoped US drone strikes in their nation would end "very, very soon," a message meant to ease anti-American resentment in the strategic country. After meeting Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Kerry said they had agreed to re-establish a "full partnership",...
  • World View: Controversy over ISI's role in Osama raid 13-07-2013 03:54 PM

    Osama bin Laden was able to avoid detection and live in plain sight for almost a decade due to the incompetence and negligence of Pakistan's intelligence and security services, Pakistan's official report into his killing concluded on Monday. ...
  • Pak's obsession with India led to Osama raid: Report 10-07-2013 09:42 PM

    Islamabad: US Navy SEALs were able to sneak into Pakistan covertly to kill Osama bin Laden because of advanced American stealth technology and the Pakistani military's obsession with India. The leaked report of the Abbottabad Commission said India remained the focus of Pakistan's military "despite a growing American threat including...
  • ISI had nothing to do with Osama's stay in Pakistan, claims report 09-07-2013 08:57 PM

    New Delhi: The Abbottabad Commission in Pakistan has concluded that former al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's nine-year-long stay in Pakistan and the May 2011 secret US raid were because of 'gross incompetence' of the state institutions. But they say that the ISI didn't know Laden was there. Pakistan's commission...
  • Osama bin Laden report accuses Pakistan of incompetence 09-07-2013 02:54 AM

    Islamabad: Osama bin Laden was able to avoid detection and live in plain sight for almost a decade due to the incompetence and negligence of Pakistan's intelligence and security services, Pakistan's official report into his killing concluded on Monday. Following a decade-long hunt, the CIA tracked down the al Qaeda...
  • Ali Zafar to shoot for 'Tere Bin Laden' sequel in August 20-06-2013 05:06 PM

    Mumbai: Pakistani actor Ali Zafar, who debuted in Bollywood with 2010 film 'Tere Bin Laden', will be seen doing a cameo in the comic satire's sequel. Directed by Abhishek Sharma, 'Tere Bin Laden', a spoof on the 9/11 mastermind Osama Bin Laden, featured Ali in the lead. Tentatively titled 'Tere...