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  • Tibetans try to storm hotel hosting Hu Jintao March 28, 2012

    New Delhi: A group of protesting Tibetans on Wednesday attempted to storm a fivestar hotel where Chinese President Hu Jintao is staying but were detained by police who also picked up several other activists from the capital. Eleven activists were picked up from near Oberoi Hotel on Wednesday afternoon while eight...
  • 26/11: Bombay HC's verdict on Kasab tomorrow February 20, 2011

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court will deliver its verdict on the fate of Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab on Monday, nine months after he was pronounced guilty of perpetrating the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack and sentenced to death. The division bench of Justices Ranjana Desai and RV...
  • RIL buys 14.12 pct stake in East India Hotels August 30, 2010

    Mumbai/Kolkata: India's largest private sector company Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) on Monday said it has acquired 14.12 per cent stake in hospitality major East India Hotels (EIH), which runs the Oberoi group of hotels. "Reliance Industries has acquired from Oberoi Hotels Private Limited and certain other promoters shares in EIH Limited...
  • 26/11 attacks: How Mumbai was liberated November 26, 2009

    November 27, 2008 | 0730 hrs IST, Taj Hotel A year ago Mumbai was under attack and its most prominent landmark the Taj Hotel was taken over by terrorists. Fire and explosions continued through the night of November 26 at the Taj Hotel. By the morning of November...
  • 26/11: Oberoi secuity head risked life to save many November 24, 2009

    Mumbai: On the night of Mumbai terror attack almost everyone went beyond the call of duty, some with arms and some with plain courage. One such person was former chief security officer (CSO) for The Oberoi Hotel, Commander S Nagmote. His presence of mind saved many lives that night. "I got...
  • HBO to show Terror In Mumbai on November 19 November 16, 2009

    HBO recaptures Terror In Mumbai on November 19 Washington: Terror In Mumbai, a new riveting documentary reconstructing the horrendous attack on India's financial capital airs in the US on Thursday to mark the first anniversary of the November 26 assault. Directed by Dan Reed, who made a similar film out of a...
  • Meet the patriots: Remembering 26/11's NSG heroes July 2, 2009

    New Delhi: The liberation of the Taj Mahal hotel and Oberoi hotel on November 26, 2008 came at a price not only to the hundreds of civilians and the police, but also to the National Security Guard (NSG). Brave NSG commandos were among those risking their lives to flush...
  • 'Taj was warned of attack' June 16, 2009

    Mumbai: The Taj and Oberoi hotels in south Mumbai had been warned of a terrorist attack three months before the November 26 strike but they failed to act on the repeated warnings, the Maharashtra government has said in a report. The observations are made in the action taken report (ATR) on...
  • Man jumps off Oberoi's sixteenth floor February 2, 2009

    Mumbai: A cabin crew of Russian national carrier Aerofloat has committed suicide. He jumped from the sixteenth floor of the Oberoi hotel. Aeroflot's cabin crew member Alexander jumped from the sixteenth floor of the new wing of the hotel. ...
  • No joint probe, Pak must act against terror: Pranab January 11, 2009

    Pakistan finally admitted that Ajmal Aamir Kasab, the lone terrorist caught alive during the Mumbai terror attacks, was a citizen of Pakistan but New Delhi is clearly not satisfied. It wants Pakistan to do more on the evidence it has provided. So, what are India's expectations now and what can...
  • Mumbai attacker Kasab's judicial custody extended January 6, 2009

    Mumbai: Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone surviving terrorist of the Mumbai attacks, was on Tuesday remanded to police custody till January 19 by a magistrate's court for his role in the shootout at the Cama and Albless Hospital in south Mumbai. Kasab, who has been in police custody since his...
  • Chidambaram sets two goals to fight terrorism January 6, 2009

    New Delhi: India must set itself two goals to improve national security and take up a proactive approach against terrorism, said Home Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday. Chidambaram asked the country's top police brass to improve preparedness against sophisticated terror attacks and enhance the speed and decisiveness of response mechanisms. "Thirtysix days...
  • Pakistan can't address this: Kasab's letter January 5, 2009

    Islamabad: The Pakistani government is in a bind on dealing with an appeal for help from Mohammad Ajmal Kasab, the lone terrorist captured during the Mumbai terror strikes, a noted Pakistani commentator said Monday. India had on December 23 forwarded Kasab's letter seeking legal help and his confessional statement to the...
  • Pak has FBI proof of Mumbai terror attacks: report January 4, 2009

    London: USAs Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has given Pakistan evidence that elements in its territory were involved in the Mumbai terror attacks, a newspaper reported on Sunday. The Sunday Times report said the attacks in Mumbai were orchestrated by militants based in Pakistan and Zarar Shah, communications specialist of the...
  • India alerts Pak: banned group has a new name January 2, 2009

    New Delhi: India on Friday said the Islamic charity banned by the United Nations has assumed a new name and it was Pakistans responsibility to ensure the group doesnt operate. When LeT (LashkareToiba) was banned, it came up as JamaatudDawa. Now it has been banned. It (JuD) might have taken another...
  • LeT accuses US of manufacturing evidence against it January 2, 2009

    New Delhi: The LashkareToiba (LeT), the Pakistanbased terrorist outfit suspected of plotting the Mumbai carnage, has rejected a US media report that suggested its leaders had confessed to their involvement in the terror strike. Repudiating the report published in the Wall Street Journal this week, LeT spokesperson Abdullah Ghaznavi has "completely...
  • 30 terror groups active in Pakistan: India January 2, 2009

    New Delhi: More than 30 terror outfits are still active in Pakistan, said Defence Minister A K Antony on Friday while stressing that there was no change in Islamabad's attitude after the Mumbai terror attack. Statements are not important, actions are important. That way, I do not think there is any...
  • Pakistan living in denial: Chidambaram December 31, 2008

    New Delhi: Refuting Pakistan's allegations that India had not shared evidence with it on the 26/11 Mumbai mayhem, Home Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday wondered what more evidence was required after captured terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab's father had owned up to him on a television channel. If anyone is in...
  • Custody extended of 'Mumbai terrorists informants' December 31, 2008

    Mumbai: A city court on Wednesday sent two suspected LashkareToiba (LeT) supporters to judicial custody till January 12 for their alleged role in last month's terror attacks on Mumbai. Fahim Ansari and Sabahuddin allegedly knew about the plan to attack Mumbai and helped the terrorists who carried out the attack...
  • US asks Pak to surrender LeT leader to India December 31, 2008

    Islamabad: Pakistan is under tremendous US pressure to extradite to India LashkareTaiba (LeT) commander Zaki Al Rahman Lakhvi, the alleged mastermind of the Mumbai terror attacks, a media report said on Wednesday. "The Americans are believed to have given Pakistan a taped conversation Lakhvi allegedly had with the gunmen involved in...
  • India declares Pak nogo area as tensions rise December 27, 2008

    New Delhi: Indian nationals should avoid going to Pakistan. That was the word from the Government after Indians were reportedly arrested in Lahore and Multan and accused of terrorism. ...
  • Indians advised not to travel to Pak as tensions rise December 26, 2008

    New Delhi/Islamabad: India warned its citizens on Friday it was unsafe to travel to Pakistan after the prime minister met military chiefs, and Pakistan cancelled army leave and moved some troops from its western border. The warning marked a dramatic rise in tension between the nucleararmed neighbours after last month's attack...
  • India, Pakistan talk tough but speak of peace December 24, 2008

    New Delhi: Tension continues to escalate between India and Pakistan over the war on terror after the Mumbai terror attacks. ...
  • Mumbai Attacks: Communication was a victim too December 24, 2008

    Mumbai/Bangalore: Mumbai is no stranger to terror attacks. Its checkered history includes March 12, 1993 when more than 250 people lost their lives, the July 2006 train blasts in which there were 181 official casualties, and more recently, last months terror attacks in which official figures state 183 dead. And...
  • New Year to be a low key affair in metros December 24, 2008

    New Delhi: Welcoming 2009 could be a low key affair in Mumbai after recent Mumbai terror attacks. Most of the big hotels have scrapped plans for gala Christmas and New Year eve celebrations. We are not immune to the mood in the city. As a matter of fact we were...
  • Watch: What exactly happened on the night of 26/11 December 24, 2008

    New Delhi: There has been a lot of talk recently of how exactly did the first crucial hours of the Mumbai terror attack play out. Three top police officials were killed in terrorist fire and Minister for Minority Affairs, A R Antulay had even raised some questions raised about the...
  • Zardari says India shouldn't underestimate Pak December 24, 2008

    New Delhi: As Islamabad continues to deny any connection to the Mumbai attacks, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari said on a local news channel, "India should not underestimate Pakistan's military power because Pakistan is capable of thwarting any aggression from the east." Endorsing the President's statement Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza...
  • China asks India, Pak to cool it and cooperate December 23, 2008

    Beijing: China on Tuesday appealed for improvement of relationship between India and Pakistan and said further investigation was needed to identify the mastermind of the Mumbai terror attacks. Beijing appealed to India and Pakistan to maintain calm and work together to investigate the "cause" of the terror attack on Mumbai and...
  • PM rejects war with Pak, asks it to stop 'hysteria' December 23, 2008

    New Delhi: Rejecting war as a response to the Mumbai mayhem, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday asked Pakistan to take "objective" steps to "dismantle the terror machine" and exhorted the international community to persuade Islamabad to comply with the UN resolutions against terrorism. "The issue is not war. The issue...
  • No info from India on 26/11 as yet: Interpol December 23, 2008

    New Delhi: Pakistan is at it again. Turning a blind eye to all the evidence, the nation has denied that the lone terrorist captured alive after the Mumbai terror attacks Ajmal Kasab is a Pakistani national. The Interior Minister of Pakistan, Rahman Malik said there are no records...