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  • Watch: Timeline of Sydney siege 2 days ago

    Watch the 17-hour-long siege that unfolded in the Lindt Chocolate Cafe in downtown Sydney on Monday. ...
  • Hostage calls up Radio presenter from Sydney's Lindt cafe 3 days ago

    A radio show host in Australia told CNN that one of the hostages inside the Sydney cafe got in touch with him and he could hear the gunman giving instructions to the hostages. ...
  • Mehdi Biswas activities confined to putting posts of IS on Twitter, says Rajnath Singh 3 days ago

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh said investigations in Bengaluru-based engineer Mehdi Masroor Biswas for running a pro-Islamic State Twitter account are on. He said, "Interrogation of Mehdi Biswas has shown that his activities were confined to putting posts of IS and in their support. He has denied any involvement in recruitment....
  • At least 1 armed offender holds several hostage at Sydney's Chocolate cafe 3 days ago

    Nearly 50 people have been taken hostage in a Sydney cafe by at least 1 gunman. A black flag with Arabic writing has been put up on the shop window. Major landmarks in the city such as the Sydney Opera House have been evacuated. ...
  • Bengaluru youth was in contact with few English speaking Jihadist 5 days ago

    Mehdi Masroor Biswas who allegedly operated the fanatic pro-ISIS twitter account, Sami Witness, has confessed to his crime and revealed how he managed to keep his identity secret to the Bangalore Police on Saturday. ...
  • Youth operating pro-Islamic State Twitter handle did not resist arrest: police 5 days ago

    The 24-year-old Bengaluru youth arrested for operating pro-Islamic State Twitter account worked in an MNC during daytime and became active on internet late at night, said police. ...
  • My son's email ID was hacked, says alleged pro-IS Twitter handler's father 5 days ago

    Even as alleged pro-Islamic State's Twitter account handler Mehdi Masroor Biswas has confessed to his involvement with the terror outfit, his father Dr Michyal Biswas defended him saying his account was hacked. "I don't know about this. Last night, over a telephonic conversation, my son told me his email was...
  • What is Centre doing to counter Islamic State, asks Khurshid November 29, 2014

    Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Saturday reacted to Home Minister Rajnath Singh's statement wherein he said that the Islamic State was of concern to the government. He asked what the Centre was doing in this regard. ...
  • Islamic State releases Baghdadi's speech November 14, 2014

    There have been contradictory accounts out of Iraq following US air strikes on Friday about whether Baghdadi was wounded in a raid. The Islamic State released a audio recording on Thursday putting to rest all the rumours of Baghdadi's death. ...
  • US: Cancer patient ends her life, renews euthanasia debate November 4, 2014

    In United States, a 29-year-old terminally ill patient has legally ended her life. Her decision to die under Oregon's "death with dignity act" has renewed the euthanasia debate. ...
  • Hyderabad: State Child Rights Protection Team visits school after students complain of sexual harassment October 31, 2014

    The state child right protection team visited a school in Hyderabad after students complained that they were beaten quite often and were even sexually harassed. The school was earlier served with a notice but the authorities allegedly never replied. The team has given directions to the school and asked school...
  • Islamic State uses Hollywood style techniques to recruit workers October 28, 2014

    Terror group ISIS is using Hollywood style techniques to recruit workers from the west. and intelligence experts say it's working. ...
  • Islamic State world's richest terror group October 24, 2014

    Islamic State earns US dollar 1 million a day alone by selling crude oil from fields captured when the group swept across Iraq and Syria earlier this year, say experts. ...
  • Battle for the States: Can the BJP dethrone the Congress governments in Haryana, Maharashtra? October 14, 2014

    CNN-IBN discusses the Narendra Modi wave and its impact on Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly elections with a panel of experts. ...
  • Islamic State beheads British aid worker October 4, 2014

    The Islamic State on Friday released a video reportedly showing the beheading of British hostage Allen Henning. ...
  • Reporter's Diary: Covering PM Modi's US visit October 1, 2014

    Covering Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first and rather hectic US visit must have been quite an experience for any journalist. CNN-IBN's Bhupendra Chaubey and Sanjay Pugalia recount their experience. ...
  • Tonight at 9: Bhupendra Chaubey speaks to Farid Zakaria on Modi's US visit September 26, 2014

    Dr Farid Zakaria, the journalist who interviewed Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of his US visit, joins CNN-IBN's Bhupendra Chaubey. Post your questions for Zakaria. ...
  • Modi fans in New Jersey flaunt customised car number plates, BJP tattoos September 25, 2014

    It is not just political and business leaders who are looking forward to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to US. Network18 caught up with some ardent fans of Modi in New Jersey who had a Modi number plate on their car and a BJP tattoo. ...
  • Watch: What Indians in US expect from PM Modi's New York visit September 23, 2014

    Indians in the US are both excited and hopeful ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to New York. "I think Modi has brought the whole world to acknowledging that he is a man with a strong feeling and that he will take India to a new level," said an...
  • J&K floods: Army reaches out for help, state government fails September 9, 2014

    The Army, Indian Air Force, National Disaster Relief Force and Jammu and Kashmir Police have been working round the clock to rescue those affected and said that 'Megh Rahat' operation will continue till all the victims are pulled out to safety ...
  • Sotloff tried to find good concealed in a world of darkness, says his family September 4, 2014

    Islamic State extremists on Tuesday released a video showing freelance reporter Steven Sotloff's beheading. Sotloff's family in a statement issued on Wednesday said, "Steve was no hero. Like all of us, he was a mere man who tried to find good concealed in a world of darkness, and if it...
  • Don't punish my son over matters he has no control on: Mother of US journalist kidnapped by ISIS August 28, 2014

    The mother of US journalist Steven Sotloff held hostage by ISIS has appealed to the terrorists to release her son. ISIS had threatened to kill him if the US didn't end its campaign in Iraq. "As a mother I ask your justice to be merciful and not punish my son...
  • Another ISIS video goes viral, shows ISIS terrorist and child firing an advanced weapon August 28, 2014

    Another ISIS video has gone viral. The video shows an ISIS terrorist and a child firing an advanced weapon at what is said to be an the the Kweires air base in northwest Syria. ISIS has been trying to gain control of the government held air base for weeks. ...
  • Is the decision of banning alcohol political & not ideological August 22, 2014

    In a move that has sent ripples across Kerala, the state which was once infamous for its love for liquor is soon set to run dry. The state government has bowed down to pressure from within to announce that it will enforce prohibition in a phased manner. ...
  • Does prohibition of alcohol work? August 22, 2014

    In a move that has sent ripples across Kerala, the state which was once infamous for its love for liquor is soon set to run dry. The state government has bowed down to pressure from within to announce that it will enforce prohibition in a phased manner. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on the ban to introduce English in staterun schools June 22, 2014

    Actor Rahul Bose tells us how important it is to teach English in Bengali. He emphasisi on the importance of incorporating English as a language in staterun schools ...
  • Iraq: ISIS possibly the most dangerous, rich terrorist group June 18, 2014

    ISIS militants are closing in on the capital city of Baghdad in Iraq. Gun battles are on in Baquba which is less than 40 miles north of Baghdad. Some say that the ISIS that is the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is the most dangerous terrorist group in the...
  • Gunman kills one in new US school shooting June 11, 2014

    One school student was killed after an unidentified shooter opened fire in a high school near Oregon in the United States. A gunman walked into an Oregon high school and fatally shot a student on Tuesday before authorities found him dead a short time later. ...
  • US to prosecute Chinese officials for hacking in to American firms' accounts May 20, 2014

    US prosecutors are in the middle of a series of cyber crime crackdowns. The United States has announced charges against 5 Chinese officials for hacking in to American companies' accounts to steal their trade secrets. The hackers are believed to be the officers of People's Liberation Army in China. ...
  • Good that India, US can begin a new innings: BJP May 13, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has welcomed the US President's statement that he is looking forward to working with the new government. "It is best not to carry any old baggage. It is good that both America and India can begin a new innings on a happy note," said BJP leader...