Terror Attacks

  • Pune blast: 10 ATS teams to probe case, terror angle not ruled out 11-07-2014 06:18 PM

    Mumbai: Ten teams of Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad were formed on Friday to investigate all the angles in Pune blast, sources said adding that case has been registered under various sections against unknown persons at Vishrambag police station. Prima facie, the blast seemed to be part of terrorist attack, sources said....
  • Clashes between Nigeria army, Islamists kill 59: official 06-07-2014 07:47 AM

    Abuja: Clashes between Nigerian armed forces and Islamists after a daring attack on the military in the country's restive northeast left 53 insurgents and six troops dead, a spokesman said. The rebels attacked barracks and a police station in the town of Damboa, in Borno state, late Friday while most...
  • US warns of terror attack at Uganda airport 04-07-2014 10:19 AM

    Kampala: The US has warned its citizens in Uganda of a possible terror attack at the country's Entebbe International Airport in capital Kampala. The US embassy in Uganda, in a statement on its website Thursday, said it received information from the Uganda police force that there was a specific threat...
  • Kolkata Police arrests IM terrorist allegedly involved in German Bakery blast 03-07-2014 08:13 AM

    Kolkata: The Kolkata Police has arrested an Indian Mujahideen terrorist Zahid Hussain. Hussain, a Bangladeshi national, was arrested from outside the Kolkata railway station on Wednesday evening by a special team of the Kolkata Police. He will be produced in court later on Thursday. The arrested IM terrorist is suspected...
  • US names Jamaat-ud-Dawa as terror outfit, sanctions 2 LeT leaders 26-06-2014 08:29 AM

    Washington: Tightening its noose around LeT, the US on Wednesday added its affiliates, including the JuD, to its list of designated terror organisations and slapped sanctions against two Pakistan-based LeT leaders. The State Department has amended Lashkar-e-Taiba's designations to add the aliases: Jamaat-ud-Dawa, Al-Anfal Trust, Tehrik-e-Hurmat-e-Rasool and Tehrik-e-Tahafuz Qibla Awwal,...
  • Peshawar: 1 dead, 2 injured in firing at passenger plane just before landing 25-06-2014 07:42 AM

    Peshawar: One woman passenger was killed and two fight stewards injured when unidentified gunmen opened fire on a passenger plane landing at Peshawar's Bacha Khan airport. The PIA flight PK756, with 196 passengers on board from Riyadh in Saudi Arabia to Peshawar, was fired upon for two minutes before landing...
  • 'Pak's strategy of supporting terror groups unsustainable' 20-06-2014 02:14 PM

    Washington: The growth of an indigenous militant threat to Pakistan has made its strategy of supporting terror groups in the past an increasingly costly and ultimately unsustainable strategy, a top Obama Administration official has said. "In the past, Pakistan has projected influence in Afghanistan by its toleration of and even...
  • 26/11 attacks: Trial in Pakistan adjourned till June 25 19-06-2014 06:01 PM

    Lahore: An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan trying the seven accused in the 2008 Mumbai attacks case has adjourned the hearing till June 25 after prosecution lawyers failed to turn up. In the last hearing on June 11, two witnesses had recorded their statements. Earlier too, the prosecution lawyers had not...
  • Terrorists seize two more towns in Iraq 13-06-2014 03:59 PM

    London: Terrorists have seized two more towns in Iraq's Diyala province, northeast of Baghdad, after security forces abandoned their posts, a media report said on Friday. Armed men entered Jalulah and Saaiydiyah and asked the forces to leave from the two towns immediately, BBC reported. The Islamic State in Iraq...
  • Insurgents take two more Iraqi towns, Obama threatens air strikes 13-06-2014 02:46 PM

    Sunni Islamist terrorists gained more ground in Iraq overnight, moving into two towns in the eastern province of Diyala, while US President Barack Obama considered military strikes to halt their advance towards the capital Baghdad. After security forces abandoned their posts, security sources said the towns of Saadiyah and Jalawla...
  • J&K: One Army soldier killed in suspected IED blast in Poonch 12-06-2014 03:03 PM

    Poonch: In an attack on an Army patrol on Thursday morning, one soldier was killed in a suspected IED blast in the Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir. Three other soldiers have been reportedly injured. The area was cordoned off and those injured evacuated after the attack. Search operations are...
  • Panel formed to investigate Karachi airport attacks 12-06-2014 12:23 PM

    Islamabad: The police have constituted an inquiry committee to investigate the terror attacks at the Karachi international airport, media reported on Thursday. The inquiry committee would be headed by Karachi Police's Deputy Inspector General Munir Ahmed Shaikh, Dawn online reported. On Sunday night, an audacious terror attack was mounted at...
  • A look at the history of terrorism in Pakistan 11-06-2014 12:59 PM

    Islamabad: The attack on Karachi's airport - Pakistan's busiest - killed 19 security personnel and civilians, along with the 10 assailants. The group that claimed responsibility on Monday vowed even more violence. Here are the issues related to the history of terrorism in Pakistan: Who are the Pakistani Taliban and...
  • Terrorists target police station in Srinagar 11-06-2014 12:15 PM

    Unidentified militants targeted a police station in Srinagar by firing a rifle grenade at it but there was no damage caused in the incident, police said.The incident took place last night when the ultras fired a rifle grenade at the headquarters of Jammu and Kashmir Armed Police at Batamaloo, the...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle 10-06-2014 10:29 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Government assures additional 400 MW to tackle Delhi power crisis 10-06-2014 09:08 PM

    With frequent power cuts hampering normal life in the national capital, the government has now assured additional 400 MW to tackle the crisis. ...
  • Pakistan: Terrorists flee after attacking Karachi Airport Security Forces camp 10-06-2014 01:14 PM

    Karachi: A group of terrorists launched yet another daring attack at Pakistan's Karachi airport on Tuesday and fled after a fierce gunbattle with security forces. The attackers targeted the Airport Security Forces (ASF) camp in Karachi. While Pakistani Interior Minister claimed that five people had been killed in the latest...
  • Karachi airport reopens to passengers after terrorist attack 10-06-2014 07:33 AM

    Islamabad: The Jinnah International Airport in Pakistan's Karachi reopened to passengers on Monday afternoon following Sunday night's terrorist attack in which 19 people were killed and 25 others injured, local officials said. Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), in its statement, said the airport was reopened to passengers after the security...
  • US condemns terror attack on Karachi airport 10-06-2014 07:32 AM

    Washington: The US on Monday condemned the terror attack on Pakistan's busy Karachi airport in which at least 30 people were killed and offered its assistance in probing the incident. "The United States condemns the attack on the Karachi airport. Our hearts go out to the families of the victims...
  • Patna Blast: NIA recovers 18 live bombs in a raid near Ranchi 07-06-2014 08:22 PM

    Ranchi: NIA has recovered 18 live bombs in a raid in Sithio village near Ranchi. six sets of three timer devices connected in series were found after digging out the fields. The recovery has been done on information and personal identification of IM operatives arrested by NIA in May in...
  • Terrorists attack police party in Kashmir, six injured 07-06-2014 05:48 PM

    Srinagar: At least six persons, including four policemen, were injured on Saturday after a police party was attacked by terrorists in Shopian district of Kashmir. A police team from District Police Lines was on a routine check to a minority guard picket in Bonpara village of Shopian when militants opened...
  • Two remaining accused acquited in Akshardham terror attack case 07-06-2014 09:15 AM

    Ahmedabad: A special POTA court on Friday acquitted the remaining two accused in the Akshardham temple terror attack case, three weeks after the Supreme Court let off six accused, rejecting the prosecution's charge of their involvement in the conspiracy. Special POTA (Prevention of Terrorist Activities Act) Court judge Geeta Gopi...
  • 'Hundreds dead' in Boko Haram village rampage 06-06-2014 09:26 AM

    Maiduguri: Hundreds of people are feared dead in a suspected Boko Haram attack on four villages in northeast Nigeria, in the latest upsurge in violence claiming increasing numbers of civilian lives. Some community leaders put the death toll from the Tuesday attacks in the Gwoza district of Borno state as...
  • Nigeria: Nearly 500 feared dead in 'massive' Boko Haram village raids 05-06-2014 11:38 PM

    Maiduguri: Hundreds of people may have been killed in a suspected Boko Haram attack on four villages in northeast Nigeria, a local lawmaker and residents said on Thursday. Gunmen in military uniform struck Goshe, Attagara, Agapalwa and Aganjara in the Gwoza district of Borno state late on Tuesday, razing homes,...
  • Suspected Boko Haram militants kill 42 in northeast Nigeria: Police 05-06-2014 09:55 PM

    Suspected Islamist militants dressed as soldiers rounded up and killed at least 42 villagers in Nigeria's northeast, the centre of an escalating insurgency increasingly targeting civilians, a police source said. The assault in Bardari late on Wednesday came a day after officials and witnesses said raiders killed scores of people...
  • 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks: Trial in Pakistan adjourned till June 11 05-06-2014 05:09 PM

    A Pakistani anti-terrorism court trying the seven accused in the 2008 Mumbai attacks case has adjourned the hearing till June 11 after prosecution lawyers failed to turn up for the second time in a week. The trial of seven Pakistani accused was adjourned on Thursday by the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC)...
  • Court issues production warrant against LeT operative Jundal 02-06-2014 04:34 PM

    New Delhi: A special NIA court on Monday issued a production warrant for July 2 against suspected top Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorist Abu Jundal, one of the alleged masterminds of 26/11 attacks in Mumbai. District Judge IS Mehta was scheduled to hear arguments on charges in the case in which Jundal...
  • Pak won't hand over Saeed till the courts find him guilty: Sharif aide 28-05-2014 07:59 AM

    New Delhi: Hours after the bilateral talks between the Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan Narendra Modi and Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan has made it clear that it won't hand over 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed to India yet. This even as Modi conveyed to Sharif India's concerns on cross border terrorism...
  • PM Modi to meet Pak PM Sharif today, may discuss 26/11 trial delay 27-05-2014 08:21 AM

    New Delhi: All eyes on Tuesday will be on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's diplomatic push and his meet with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. He is set to begin his first day in office by meeting SAARC leaders. Both Modi and Sharif will meet around noon at Hyderabad House. No...
  • Akshardham case: Six acquitted seek compensation from Gujarat government 26-05-2014 07:06 PM

    Six accused convicted by lower courts but acquitted recently by the Supreme Court in the 2002 Akshardham temple attack case, on Monday demanded compensation from the Gujarat government for "wrongly implicating them in the crime." At a press conference organised here by Jamiat Ulama Maharashtra (Arshad Madani), which provided them...