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  • Boston blasts suspect Tsarnaev indicted on 30 counts 28-06-2013 09:19 AM

    Boston: The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, has been indicted on 30 counts. A Federal grand jury charged him with killing four people -- three spectators who died in the bombings and a police officer ambushed in his cruiser a few days later. Besides that, he...
  • US: Obama defends FBI handling of Boston suspect 01-05-2013 03:26 AM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended the FBI on its investigations related to the suspected Chechen-origin Boston bombers, even as he praised Russia for its co-operation in the probe into the attacks. "I think that all our law enforcement officials performed in an exemplary fashion after the bombing...
  • US lawmaker believes Boston suspects were trained 28-04-2013 10:44 PM

    Washington: Boston Marathon bombing suspects were trained in carrying out the attack, top US lawmakers claimed on Sunday and said that it is too early to arrive at the conclusion that there is no foreign connection to this act of terror. Congressman Michael McCaul, the chairman of the House Homeland...
  • Boston Marathon: Indian-American surgeon emerges as hero 19-04-2013 02:56 AM

    Boston: An Indian-American orthopaedic surgeon, who participated the ill-fated Boston Marathon, emerged as a 'hero' by providing first aid to victims after the twin bombings ripped through a cheering crowd, killed three people and injured over 180 others. Dr Vivek Shah, who works at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston,...
  • Boston blasts: What lessons do they hold for USA, India and the world? 16-04-2013 11:38 PM

    In a major terror strike on the United States of America, three explosions rocked Boston on Monday, killing three people and injuring at least 140 others. ...
  • Boston blasts: 3 dead, investigators seek suspects, motive 16-04-2013 02:40 PM

    Boston: The bombs that blew up seconds apart at the finish line of one of the world's most storied races left the streets spattered with blood and glass, three dead, more than 140 wounded and maimed and gaping questions of who chose to attack at the Boston Marathon and why....
  • Boston Marathon twin blasts: 3 dead, over 144 injured 16-04-2013 08:27 AM

    Boston: In a major terror strike on the United States of America, two explosions rocked the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing at least three people and injuring over 144 others. Over 15 people were critically injured. The bombs exploded in the crowded streets near the finish line of the Boston...
  • Boston blasts: This is more like Mumbai, says eyewitness 16-04-2013 07:44 AM

    Boston: Witnesses who heard the bomb blasts near the finish line of the Boston Marathon walked into a scene of chaos and carnage where they had expected celebration and revelry. A few accounts from people who were there: Bruce Mendelsohn was attending a post-race party in an office building just...
  • History of US bombing, failed attempts 16-04-2013 05:37 AM

    Here is a list of some of the worst bombings in the US dating to the 1800s, including some famous attempts that failed: - April 15, 2013: Two bombs explode in the packed streets near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing two people and injuring more than 80....
  • Google site tracks information on Boston runners 16-04-2013 04:49 AM

    Chicago: Google is stepping in to help family and friends of Boston Marathon runners find their loved ones after explosions near the finish line. The site, called Google Person Finder, allows users to enter the name of a person they're looking for or enter information about someone who is there....
  • Security beefed up worldwide after Boston explosions 16-04-2013 04:47 AM

    Los Angeles: Police in Los Angeles, New York City, London and other cities worldwide stepped up security on Monday following explosions at the Boston Marathon. Los Angeles police Lt Andrew Neiman said the department was urging officers to be extra vigilant around large crowds and would increase security at sporting...
  • Boston explosions to be handled as 'act of terror': White House 16-04-2013 04:35 AM

    Washington: The White House does not yet know who planned and carried out explosions at the Boston marathon but is handling the incident as "an act of terror," a White House official said on Monday. "Any event with multiple explosive devices - as this appears to be - is clearly...
  • US aviation authority orders no-fly zone over Boston explosion site 16-04-2013 04:21 AM

    Washington: The Federal Aviation Administration created a no-fly zone over the site of two explosions at the annual Boston marathon on Monday, and briefly ordered flights bound for Boston's Logan International Airport held on the ground at airports around the country. About an hour after the explosions the FAA issued...
  • Boston blasts: We will find out who did this, says Obama 16-04-2013 04:16 AM

    Washington: A stony-faced President Barack Obama declared that those responsible for the explosions at the Boston Marathon "will feel the full weight of justice," but he urged a nervous nation not to jump to conclusions. Top lawmakers declared the deadly incident an act of terrorism, and a White House official...
  • Boston Marathon explosions: NY police stepping up security 16-04-2013 03:59 AM

    Washington: The New York Police Department has stepped up security around landmarks in Manhattan, including near prominent hotels, in response to at least one explosion near the finish line of the Boston marathon on Monday, said Paul Browne, deputy commissioner of the NYPD. Browne told Reuters that New York police...
  • No known threat before explosions: Boston Police chief 16-04-2013 03:30 AM

    Boston: Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis said on Monday that officials did not know of any specific threats before three devices exploded in Boston on Monday that killed at least two people. He said that local police is getting aid from every agency in the state and the federal government...
  • Secret Service expands security at White House 16-04-2013 03:05 AM

    Washington: The Secret Service says it has expanded its security perimeter at the White House following the explosions at the Boston Marathon. Secret Service spokesman Ed Donovan says the measure was taken "out of an abundance of caution." He says it is not unusual to expand or contract the security...
  • Explosion at JFK presidential library in Boston: Police 16-04-2013 02:51 AM

    Boston: Boston police said on Monday that an explosion occurred at the John F Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston after other blasts in the city near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Police spokeswoman Neva Coakley said "there has been another explosion at JFK." Rachel Day, a...
  • Obama calls Massachusetts officials after explosions 16-04-2013 02:24 AM

    Washington: The White House says President Barack Obama has called Boston's mayor and the Massachusetts governor to express his concern for those injured in the Boston Marathon explosions. Obama also told Mayor Tom Menino and Gov Deval Patrick that his administration would provide whatever support was needed in responding to...
  • Twin blasts in Boston, 3 dead, over 140 injured 16-04-2013 01:30 AM

    Boston: In a major terror strike on the United States of America, three explosions rocked Boston on Monday, killing three people and injuring at least 140 others. Major US cities including New York, Washington, Los Angeles and San Fransisco have been put on high alert following the multiple terror attacks....