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  • Top policemen killed in 26/11 attacks as they did not have proper arms: Bombay High Court 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Advising the Maharashtra Government to revise its weapon policy every three years, the Bombay High Court observed that high ranking police officers lost their lives during the brazen 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks because the arms they possessed were not appropriate. The observation was made by a division bench on...
  • On 26/11 anniversary, PM Modi asserts the need to combat terrorism 2 days ago

    New Delhi: On the sixth anniversary of the deadly 26/11 Mumbai attacks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday asserted the need to combat terrorism. "Today is a day to reaffirm our commitment to work together to combat the menace of terror & uproot it from the face of humankind," he...
  • Hockey: Mandeep Singh left out of India's 18-man Champions Trophy squad 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Young forward Mandeep Singh was the notable omission from India's 18-man squad for the Champions Trophy announced by Hockey India on Monday. Mandeep was among the three men left out of the squad that toured for the bilateral series in Australia, which India won. Midfielder Satbir Singh and defender...
  • Hockey India League 2015: Full list of 6 squads after Closed Bid November 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Building up for the upcoming Hockey India League 2015, all the six franchises which includes defending champions Delhi Waveriders along with Uttar Pradesh Wizards, Kalinga Lancers, Jaypee Punjab Warriors and new franchise owners Dabang Mumbai and Ranchi Rays, were seen bidding their best numbers to get hold of...
  • Best phase of my career as far as batting is concerned: Naman Ojha November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Naman Ojha's name has been in contention for a while owing to his stupendous form with the bat in the past 12 months and the Madhya Pradesh wicketkeeper-batsman is therefore "not surprised" at his inclusion in the 19-member Test squad for the Australia tour. "I am happy that I...
  • KL Rahul, Naman Ojha cross fingers as India pick squad for Australia November 4, 2014

    KL Rahul and Naman Ojha are two names who have done most things right at the most opportune moment, and on Tuesday, when the BCCI selectors sit down in Chennai to pick India's Test squad for Australia, they will have their fingers crossed. With 1545 runs in 11 first-class matches...
  • Three flying squads in each Jammu assembly constituency: DEO October 25, 2014

    Jammu: Three flying squad surveillance teams would be deployed in each constituency of the Jammu district to keep a tab on the expenditure incurred by candidates and to check the use of muscle and money power in the upcoming assembly elections in the state. "There will be three flying squads for...
  • Coimbatore: Hoax bomb threat to school October 9, 2014

    Coimbatore: An anonymous bomb threat call to a school in the city proved to be hoax on Thursday. The head master of Al Azhar School received a call around 12 pm, stating that a bomb was planted in the school, police said. Police along with Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad...
  • Killings by China antiterror police raise concerns September 8, 2014

    Beijing: When attackers from China's minority Uighurs killed 37 people in a July rampage in far western Xinjiang, police responded by gunning down at least 59 of them. When three Uighurs allegedly killed a top stateappointed Muslim cleric, police shot dead two of them. When security forces led a raid...
  • Bresnan makes comeback, uncapped Roy in England T20 squad against India August 31, 2014

    London: The England selectors on Sunday decided to bring back experienced pacer Tim Bresnan in the national squad for the oneoff T20 international against India at the Edgbaston on September 7. The 14member squad also features uncapped Surrey opener Jason Roy, who has been rewarded for his good show in the...
  • Maharashtra: Lowintensity blast in Kolhapur, 1 injured August 24, 2014

    Kolhapur/Mumbai: A roadside vendor suffered minor injuries in a lowintensity blast on the outskirts of Kolhapur town in western Maharashtra on Saturday night, police said. The explosion occurred near a food cart close to Shahu toll plaza, a senior police officer said in Mumbai. As per preliminary information, the bomblike device...
  • Stuart Broad left out of England ODI squad to face India August 19, 2014

    Strike bowler Stuart Broad, one of the heroes of England's 31 Test series victory against India, was on Monday left out of a 15man squad for the five oneday internationals between the two teams. Broad, who played for England at The Oval despite having a broken nose and two black eyes...
  • Stuart Broad included in unchanged England squad for 5th Test August 10, 2014

    England named an unchanged 13man squad for the fifth Test starting on 15 August at the Oval in London. Stuart Broad has been included in the team despite suffering a fractured nose when batting at Old Trafford on Saturday. Broad was retired hurt after being struck on the nose by a...
  • BCCI may pick India's ODI squad for England today with World Cup in mind August 5, 2014

    The BCCI selection committee will on Tuesday sit down to pick the squad for the limitedovers leg of the England tour, which will give a fair idea about how India are approaching their bid to defend the World Cup next year. India will play a series of five ODIs and a...
  • Pune blast: CCTV footage obtained from parking lot where explosives were kept July 30, 2014

    Pune: The AntiTerrorism Squad (ATS) has obtained a CCTV footage from the parking lot from where the police bike carrying explosives had been stolen. The July 10 Pune blast case had left 5 injured. Though it was a low intensity blast in the heart of the city, the terror angle...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: The complete list of Indian athletes for Glasgow July 14, 2014

    India will field a strong 224 member contingent, their second largest ever, in the Commonwealth Games to be held in Glasgow from July 23 to August 3, with athletics forming the biggest squad of 41. The sports ministry has cleared the 224 athletes from 14 sporting disciplines, including seven paraathletes, at...
  • Minor explosion in Pune, three injured July 10, 2014

    Pune:A minor explosion took place outside the Faraskhana police station in Pune on Thursday in which three people have been injured. Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad was at the spot and has called it a lowintensity explosion. "It is a low intensity explosion. Either something kept in the dicky of a bike...
  • Iran announce 23man football World Cup squad June 1, 2014

    Tehran: Iran's football coach Carlos Queiroz on Sunday announced the final squad for the World Cup 2014 in Brazil. The Portuguese coach selected 23 players, comprising three goalkeepers, eight defenders, six midfielders and six strikers. Iran have been drawn in Group F along with Nigeria, Argentina and Bosnia and Herzegovina and will...
  • Disappointed that India are sending weak team for ODI series, says Mushfiqur Rahim May 29, 2014

    Mirpur: Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim has expressed disappointment over India's decision to send a weakened squad for the three onedayers but added the move will act as extra motivation for the hosts. After a marathon meeting of the selection panel in Mumbai, the BCCI named a 15member team under Suresh Raina...
  • Hockey World Cup 2014: Meet Team India May 28, 2014

    India last won a World Cup, and it's only one to date, when the men's team led by Ajit Pal Singh beat archrivals Pakistan 21 in the final on March 15, 1974. 34 years later, India are still searching for that lost pride as Sardar Singh & Co. embark on a...
  • Malegaon blasts: Maharashtra govt denied permission to prosecute policemen, CBI tells Indore court May 23, 2014

    The CBI, which probed the mysterious disappearance of Dilip Patidar, a witness in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, on Thursday filed a report before the court in Indore, recommending closure of the case as Maharashtra authorities did not give permission to prosecute two accused officers. The 17page report, filed before the...
  • DU professor arrested on charges of working for banned Naxal organisation May 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi University professor G Saibaba was arrested by the antiNaxal squad of Maharashtra Police on charges of working covertly for banned Naxal organisations. The move sparked protests against the arrest of the differentlyabled professor of the prestigious varsity. The driver of the professor recounts the arrest. Deepak said, "They...
  • SIMI operative Gulrez provided help to terroraccused Abu Faisal: ATS April 28, 2014

    Gulrez, an alleged operativeof the banned outfit Students Islamic Movement of India who was arrested on Sunday from Bhopal railway station area, had provided help to the terroraccused Abu Faisal, a senior officer of the Madhya Pradesh AntiTerrorism Squad said. Faisal was recently rearrested from Barwani, while Gulrez was arrested near...
  • MP ATS arrests suspected SIMI member Gulrez Ali April 27, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh police's Anti Terrorist Squad on Sunday arrested a Student Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) activist Gulrez Ali from the station area when a police team from Delhi was about to bring back another SIMI activist Abu Faisal. ATS sleuths caught Gulrez from the station area where they were present...
  • Rajasthan ATS gets custody of IM terror suspect April 21, 2014

    Main terror suspect of Indian Mujahideen's Jodhpur module Mohammad Sakib Ansari was on Monday remanded in 10 days' custody of Rajasthan Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS). Sakib was produced before the additional Chief judicial magistrate's court in Jodhpur by the Rajasthan ATS, which had taken his custody from Delhi Police (Special Cell) and...
  • 30 kg bomb meant to target security personnel recovered in West Singhbhum April 3, 2014

    A powerful can bomb planted on a road was on Wednesday recovered from Gundijora village under Jaraikela police station in naxal-affected West Singhbhum district. Superintendent of Police Narendra Kumar Singh said the 30-kg can bomb was planted on a kucha road to target security personnel ahead of the Lok Sabha polls....
  • Police remand of three IM members extended, one sent to jail April 2, 2014

    The police custody of three alleged members of terror outfit Indian Mujahideen (IM) was extended by seven days on Wednesday while another operative was sent to jail by a local court. The four operatives were on Wednesday produced in the court of Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate by the Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS)...
  • UP ATS arrests two terrorists planning to attack Varanasi during polls March 27, 2014

    New Delhi: In what can be a major breakthrough, two alleged fidayeen terrorists have been arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terror Squad in Gorakhpur. They were reportedly on their way to Ayodhya from Gorakhpur. According to the UP ATS, the arrested terrorists are Pakistani nationals. The ATS said that the...
  • Abidal risks World Cup place after Monaco no-show March 24, 2014

    Eric Abidal did his chances of earning a place in France's World Cup squad no good by going AWOL on Sunday after the defender was overlooked for Monaco's Ligue 1 game against Lille. Abidal, who was diagnosed with a cancerous liver tumour in 2011 and had a liver transplant the following...
  • Virat Kohli-led India squad departs for Asia Cup February 23, 2014

    Mumbai: The Indian cricket squad, led by Virat Kohli in the absence of injured regular skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, departed on Sunday for the Asia Cup competition in Bangladesh starting on February 25. Dhoni has been ruled out of the tournament after the wicketkeeper-batsman sustained a Grade I left side-strain injury...