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  • Pak bans 'Agent Vinod': Time for a reality check March 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Sriram Raghavan's film 'Agent Vinod' is banned in Pakistan because it allegedly has derogatory references to ISI. Earlier, films such as 'The Dirty Picture' and 'Tere Bin Laden' were also banned by the Pakistani Censor Board. Actually a permanent ban on Indian films was placed in Pakistan in...
  • Osama's family members in judicial custody for 9 days March 18, 2012

    Islamabad: Slain al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's family members, including his three widows, have been remanded in judicial custody for nine days by a Pakistani court. Bin Laden's youngest wife, Yemeni national Amal Abdulfattah, and her five children were among those remanded in judicial custody on Saturday. Abdulfattah was with bin Laden...
  • 'Osama' resurrected on stage in Kolkata March 18, 2012

    Kolkata: Osama Bin Laden has been resurrected in Kolkata! One of the most controversial characters of world history is now being portrayed on the popular stage theatre of Bengal. The play, christened 'Osama', revolves round the main protagonist Charles the crook, who considers himself an artist and believes that a man...
  • Pak: Osama's family remanded to judicial custody March 18, 2012

    Islamabad: A Pakistan court on Saturday remanded family members of Osama bin Laden, including his widows, to judicial custody for nine days. The al-Qaeda chief's youngest widow, Yemeni national Amal Abdulfattah, and her five children were among those remanded to judicial custody. Abdulfattah was with bin Laden in a compound...
  • Pak: Osama's family remanded to judicial custody March 17, 2012

    Islamabad: A Pakistan court on Saturday remanded family members of Osama bin Laden, including his widows, to judicial custody for nine days. The al Qaeda chief's youngest widow, Yemeni national Amal Abdulfattah, and her five children were among those remanded to judicial custody. Abdulfattah was with bin Laden in a compound in...
  • Osama planned to kill Obama, attack US: Report March 17, 2012

    Washington: In his final days, al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was planning assassination attempts against US President Barack Obama and another attack on the American soil, according to a media report on Saturday. "Tapping away at his computer in the study of the suburban compound in Abbottabad... Laden wrote memos...
  • Osama planned to kill Obama, attack US: report March 17, 2012

    Washington: In his final days, al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was planning assassination attempts against US President Barack Obama and another attack on the American soil, according to a media report. "Tapping away at his computer in the study of the suburban compound in Abbottabad...Laden wrote memos urging his...
  • Osama's third wife accuses first of betrayal March 15, 2012

    London: The third and youngest wife of Osama bin Laden has accused his first spouse of betraying the Al Qaeda chief and revealing his location. The two wives -- currently in custody in Pakistan -- were involved in a "vicious catfight" when the elder accused the younger wife of "sticking to...
  • Pak Taliban demand release of bin Laden's widows March 11, 2012

    Dera Ismail Khan: The Pakistan Taliban will attack government, police and military officials if three of the late al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's widows are not released from Pakistani custody, a spokesman for the militant group said on Friday. Pakistan's government has charged bin Laden's three widows with illegally entering...
  • Pak Taliban demand release of Osama's widows March 10, 2012

    Dera Ismail Khan: The Pakistan Taliban will attack government, police and military officials if three of the late al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's widows are not released from Pakistani custody, a spokesman for the militant group said on Friday. Pakistan's government has charged bin Laden's three widows with illegally entering...
  • Was Osama deceived by his wife in Zawahiri plot? March 9, 2012

    New York: Osama bin Laden, the world's most wanted fugitive who spent his last days being sidelined from al-Qaeda despite having created the terror outfit, was probably betrayed by one of his jealous wives and his deputy. It seems all was not well in Osama bin Laden's safe house in Pakistan...
  • Pakistan charges Osama bin Laden's widows March 9, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan's interior minister says Osama bin Laden's three widows have been charged with illegally entering and living in the country. The three have been in detention in Pakistan since May last year, when US commandos raided the house where they, bin Laden and several children were staying. The commandos killed...
  • New controversy over Osama's sea burial March 8, 2012

    London: In a new twist to Osama bin Laden saga, emails leaked from an intelligence analysis firm say the body of the al Qaeda leader was actually sent to the US for cremation than buried in sea. According to the emails, bin Laden was shot and killed during the famous Navy...
  • Osama's sea burial rakes up fresh controversy March 7, 2012

    London: In a new twist to Osama bin Laden saga, emails leaked from an intelligence analysis firm say the body of the al Qaeda leader was actually sent to the US for cremation than buried in sea. According to the emails, bin Laden was shot and killed during the famous...
  • Osama's family members to leave Pakistan March 6, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistani authorities have allowed family members of slain al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, including his widows and children, to leave the country, a media report said on Tuesday. A Yemeni brother-in-law of bin Laden has arrived in Pakistan to take away his two Yemeni widows, the mass circulation Urdu...
  • Chandigarh: VHP stalls shoot of film on Osama March 2, 2012

    Chandigarh: Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) protestors stalled the shoot of Oscar-winner Kathryn Bigelow's biopic on Osama bin Laden's Abbottabad killing. VHP activists were upset with the fact that the market at Sector 15 was converted into Lahore for the film, with all shop hoardings in Urdu and autos showing Lahore...
  • Osama hid terror codes in 2 copies of the Bible March 1, 2012

    London: Slain al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden kept two copies of the Bible where he wrote secret clues to future terror attacks to be conducted across the globe, according to Pakistani intelligence officials. The two copies of the Bible were found hidden at the house in Pakistan's Abbottabad city, close...
  • Friday Release: Angst of twenties in 'LPNY' March 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Ali Zafar is not the first Pakistani actor to try his hands in the Hindi film industry. From Mohsin Khan and Javed Sheikh to Meera and Veena Malik, Bollywood has given many Pakistani actors a chance but none of them capitalized the breaks offered. Ali Zafar is one...
  • Pak: Osama Bin Laden's house demolished February 27, 2012

    Abbottabad: Pakistani authorities have reduced the house where Osama bin Laden lived for years before he was killed by US commandos to rubble, destroying a concrete symbol of the country's association with one of the world's most reviled men. Workers completed the demolition job in the garrison town of Abbottabad in...
  • Teen was 'singing about' Osama in plane disruption: US February 26, 2012

    Portland: A 19-year-old from Saudi Arabia who authorities say forced a plane to make an emergency landing when he lit an electronic cigarette, mentioned Osama bin Laden and tried to hit fellow passengers pleaded not guilty to interfering with a plane crew. A lawyer for Yazeed Mohammed A Abunayyan told a...
  • Pakistan demolishes compound where Osama lived February 25, 2012

    Abbottabad: Local residents say Pakistan has started to demolish the compound in the northwest city of Abbottabad where Osama bin Laden lived for years and was killed by US commandos in May 2011. Two residents say the government brought in three mechanized backhoes on Saturday afternoon and began destroying the tall...
  • Pak memogate: Ijaz to depose via video link February 22, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistani authorities have finalised arrangements to record via a video link from London the testimony of American businessman Mansoor Ijaz regarding a mysterious memo that had sought US help to stave off a possible coup last year. Zahid Bukhari, the lawyer of Pakistan's former envoy to the US, Husain Haqqani,...
  • ISI hired architect for Osama compound: Report February 19, 2012

    Washington: An architect regularly employed by the ISI worked on the compound in which Osama bin Laden sheltered for years in Abbottabad and the slain al Qaeda chief communicated regularly with LeT from his hideout, a media report said on Saturday. Though the original property records for the compound near the...
  • Did Musharraf know bin Laden's hiding place? February 16, 2012

    Islamabad: Former president Pervez Musharraf knew that Osama bin Laden was hiding in the garrison town of Abbottabad and the Pakistani intelligence itself had made the safe house that sheltered him, a former ISI chief has alleged, according to a media report. Former CIA official Bruce Riedel quoted ex-ISI chief Gen...
  • Live peacefully: Osama told his kids February 14, 2012

    London: Slain al qaeda chief Osama bin Laden reportedly told his children to live peacefully in the West where they would get good education, his brother-in-law has revealed. Zakaria al-Sadah, whose sister was Osama's fifth wife, said the al qaeda chief did not want his children and grandchildren to follow the...
  • MHA seeks report on terrorist meeting Osama February 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry on Thursday sought a report from the Maharashtra Police on the claim that an arrested accused of the 13/7 Mumbai blasts case had met former al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Pakistan in 2001. "We have taken serious note of the claim. We have...
  • 13/7 accused met Osama in 2001: ATS sources February 7, 2012

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Anti Terror Squad (ATS) sources on Tuesday said that July 13, 2011 Mumbai serial blast accused and Indian Mujahideen member Haroon Naik met slain terrorist Osama bin Laden in August 2001 in Bahawalpur, Pakistan. "Naik was part a group of operatives who were addressed by Osama in Bhawalpur," said...
  • Osama killing spawns Al-Qaeda magazine January 9, 2012

    Islamabad: Al-Qaeda continues to preach jihad or holy war through an Urdu monthly magazine that is delivered to homes in cities across Pakistan by post, according to a media report on Monday. The 200-page magazine, Hiteen, is named after the battlefield where Sultan Salahuddin Ayubi defeated the Crusaders and features articles...
  • Ali Zafar has a tough time with dance steps January 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Pakistani actor Ali Zafar seems to be having a tough time perfecting his dance steps for a Bollywood item number."Most painfully joyous process. Dance rehearsal for an item number! Fully Bollywood! Must sit in a tub full of ice before sleeping!" Ali wrote on his Twitter page. The actor-singer...
  • Musharraf denies he knew Osama was living in Pak January 8, 2012

    Jerusalem: Pakistan's former President General Pervez Musharraf has denied having knowledge about the al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden living in his country during his tenure. In his first ever interview to an Israeli daily, Ha'aretz, Musharraf insisted on his innocence and said he was 100 per cent sure about himself that...