Squads

  • Pune blast: CCTV footage obtained from parking lot where explosives were kept 12 hours 32 minutes ago

    Pune: The Anti-Terrorism 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 para-athletes, 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 low-intensity explosion. "It is a low intensity explosion. Either something kept in the dicky of a bike...
  • Iran announce 23-man 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 one-dayers 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 15-member team under Suresh Raina...
  • Hockey World Cup 2014: Meet Team India July 3, 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 2-1 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 17-page 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 anti-Naxal squad of Maharashtra Police on charges of working covertly for banned Naxal organisations. The move sparked protests against the arrest of the differently-abled professor of the prestigious varsity. The driver of the professor recounts the arrest. Deepak said, "They...
  • SIMI operative Gulrez provided help to terror-accused Abu Faisal: ATS April 28, 2014

    Gulrez, an alleged operative of the banned outfit Students Islamic Movement of India who was arrested on Sunday from Bhopal railway station area, had provided help to the terror-accused Abu Faisal, a senior officer of the Madhya Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad said. Faisal was recently re-arrested 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 May 20, 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...
  • MP inks MoU with UN to make women's squads in villages February 19, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Government on Wednesday inked an MoU with the United Nations to constitute women's squads in every village. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan while attending the event said the government has signed an MoU with 'UN Women', a United Nations' organisation dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women,...
  • ICC confirms T20 World Cup squads February 19, 2014

    Dubai: International Cricket Council on Wednesday confirmed 15 of the 16 men's squads for next month's ICC World Twenty20 to be held in Bangladesh. The cut-off date for the submission of 15-player squads was February 16 and all but Zimbabwe submitted their squads to the ICC before the deadline. Zimbabwe requested...
  • Bangladesh pick Abdur Razzak, Sabbir Rahman for World T20 February 17, 2014

    Dhaka: Seasoned spinner Abdur Razzak and young batsman Sabbir Rahman were Monday named in Bangladesh's squad for the World Twenty20 which the country will host from March 16. Razzak, 31, who has 39 wickets from 28 matches in the sport's shortest version, had missed last week's Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka...
  • Rakesh Maria appointed as new Police Commissioner of Mumbai February 16, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Saturday got a new police commissioner. Senior IPS officer Rakesh Maria, who was the head of the Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad was appointed as Mumbai Police Commissioner on Saturday. The post became vacant after former police commisisoner Satyapal Singh resigned in January to join the...
  • Is 'RoboCop' remake relying only on good marketing? February 12, 2014

    The original 1987 'RoboCop' Dutch director Paul Verhoeven's first Hollywood film, isn't so much a movie to revere as a bit of brutalism to behold. It had a grim comic vibe, satirizing the savagery of both corporate bloodthirstiness and justice-seeking rampages. Paul Weller's RoboCop was a techno-Frankenstein created to tame...
  • Irani Cup: Harbhajan to lead Rest of India, Gambhir included February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior offspinner Harbhajan Singh will get a shot at redemption while leading a 15-member Rest of India squad that also includes seasoned opener Gautam Gambhir as they take on Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka in the Irani Cup match in Bangalore from February 9. However, the two other out of...
  • Inspector general of police made in-charge of ensuring security at Modi's rally February 1, 2014

    Security at BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's rally in Meerut on Sunday has been tightened, with an inspector general of police being made in charge of a political rally for the first time. The security has been stepped up in view of the communal riots in Muzaffarnagar and Shamli in...
  • 2009 fake currency case: NIA court gives life term to six convicts January 30, 2014

    Mumbai: All six convicts in the fake currency case have been awarded life sentence by a special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court. The six people - Abdul Shaikh, Mohammed Aizul, Ravi Dhiren Gosh Nooruddin Bari, Mohammed Samad and Aizul Shaikh - had been convicted under Section 16 and 18 of...
  • New Zealand opt for Milne's raw pace in ODI squad for India January 15, 2014

    New Zealand hope to rattle the Indian batsmen in the five-match ODI series as they included tear-away pacer Adam Milne in the 14-man squad announced on Wednesday. Team's coach Mile Hesson, who is also a selector, decided to retain 13 of the 14 men who played a 2-2 series draw against...
  • Wary of SIMI plans, MP ATS wants trial court in Central Jail January 14, 2014

    The Madhya Pradesh Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) on Monday requested a sessions court in Bhopal to set up a special court on the premises of the Bhopal Central Jail for conducting trial of suspected SIMI members lodged in the facility. "The request for setting up of the special court was made...
  • Tight security arrangements for Rajasthan Assembly session beginning Jan 21 January 10, 2014

    Elaborate security arrangements will be made for the first session of Rajasthan Assembly beginning from January 21. Adequate number of security personnel will be guarding the building, which will be checked by bomb disposal and dog squads on a daily basis during the session. The information was given during a review meeting...
  • Four suspected SIMI members held January 1, 2014

    Close on the heels of arrest of five SIMI activists in the state last week, four suspected operatives of the banned organisation were apprehended by the Madhya Pradesh ATS and Counter Terrorist Group in Ujjain. Huge amount of explosives were also seized from the suspected Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI)...
  • Interview: I'm ready for the New Zealand challenge, says Varun Aaron January 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Elated after his call-up to the ODI Indian squad for New Zealand tour, pacer Varun Aaron credited his hard work for the recall. Aaron has represented India in four one-day internationals and has bagged six wickets. Two years ago, Aaron made his debut against England at Wankhede Stadium...