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  • Islamic State threatens two Japanese captives in video 5 days ago

    Dubai: The terrorist Islamic State group, which holds territory in Iraq and Syria, issued a video online on Tuesday purporting to show two Japanese captives and demanding $200 million from the Japanese government to save their lives. A black-clad figure with a knife, standing in a desert area along with two...
  • Indian security agencies worried about terror attack during Obama's visit 6 days ago

    Preparations are in full swing in Delhi to welcome the US President Barack Obama as chief guest on republic day but the security agencies are worried that Pakistan based terror groups like Lashkar-e-Toiba could stage a terror attack. ...
  • Britain warns India of possible terror attack by ISIS 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Britain has warned India about possible attack by ISIS and said all efforts must be taken to check activities of the Middle-East terrorist group. British officials have conveyed this to their Indian counterparts at the Indo-UK Counter Terrorism Joint Working Group meeting held in London on January 15-16. Officials said...
  • J&K: 2 JeM terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Sopore 1 week ago

    Srinagar: Two Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists from Pakistan were killed in an encounter with security personnel in Sopore district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday. Security forces cordoned off Saidpora village in Sopore following information about presence of terrorists in the area, a police officer said. The two terrorists were hiding in a house. The...
  • Shooting at Florida mall leaves one dead, two hurt: Police January 17, 2015

    Melbourne: One person is dead and two are injured after gunfire erupted early on Saturday at a mall in Melbourne, Florida, police said. "At this time, we believe the situation is contained," said Melbourne police commander Vince Pryce. Police did not say whether the shooter was dead. Earlier, they had said the...
  • Anonymous burial for 1 of 3 terrorists behind France attacks January 17, 2015

    Paris: City officials in Reims say one of the terrorists responsible for attacks last week that killed 17 people was buried in the eastern French city over their objections and despite concerns that the grave could become a shrine for extremists. Said Kouachi, the elder of the two brothers who together...
  • Five people allegedly involved in Peshawar school attack arrested in Afghanistan January 17, 2015

    Kabul: Afghan security services have arrested five men in connection with the massacre at a Pakistan military school in December that killed 150 people, most of them children, officials said. The men, all foreigners, helped support the December 16 assault by the Taliban at the Army Public School and College in...
  • J&K: Terrorists open fire at NC MLA in Kulgam January 17, 2015

    Srinagar: Suspected terrorists opened fire outside National Conference MLA Abdul Majid Lari-gami's home in Kulgam district on Saturday. Zahoor Ahmad Dar, posted as a PSO to MLA-elect of Homeshalibugh constituency in Kulgam, was critically injured in the attack near his home in Redwani area of Kulgam, police said. Dar was taken to...
  • Pakistan hits back at Taliban school attackers with emotional song January 16, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan's military has hit back at the Taliban militants, who massacred children at an army-run school at Peshawar, with a moving message from a child to extremists that they cannot frighten them. The song surfaced around the completion of nearly one month of Pakistan's worst terror attack that claimed 150...
  • J&K: Top LeT commander from Pakistan arrested in Sopore January 16, 2015

    Srinagar: A top Lashkar-e-Toiba commander has been arrested by Jammu and Kashmir Police in Sopore town of Baramulla district. The arrested terrorist who has been identified as a Pakistani national is being interrogated by the police. Earlier in the week, another top LeT terrorist was killed in a six-hour-long gunbattle with...
  • India well prepared to thwart possible terror attack: Manohar Parrikar January 15, 2015

    New Delhi/Nagrota: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said India is "well prepared" to thwart any possible terror attack in the backdrop of intelligence inputs that strikes could be carried out on "soft targets" in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit in January. "They (terrorists) may try...
  • J&K: Security forces kill two terrorists in Shopian; encounter underway January 15, 2015

    Shopian: Security forces on Thursday morning killed two terrorists in the jungle area of Kharot in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir. The encounter broke out earlier in the morning between terrorists and joint forces of Jammu and Kashmir Police, Indian Army and CRPF. Two to three terrorists are believed...
  • J&K: Encounter between Army, terrorists ends; 1 LeT man killed January 14, 2015

    Srinagar: A top Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorist has been killed in a six-hour-long gunbattle with security forces in Sopore town of north Kashmir Baramulla district, police said. An encounter broke out between security forces and the LeT terrorist, holed up in a house Chanakhan area of Sopore, following a cordon and search...
  • US brands Pakistani Taliban head behind massacre as global terrorist January 14, 2015

    The United States on Tuesday declared Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah a "global terrorist," making it a crime to engage in transactions with the man behind the December 16 attack in which 130 children at a Peshawar school were killed. The State Department said in a statement the formal designation also...
  • Female Jihadist justifies Paris's Charlie Hebdo massacre January 14, 2015

    The killings in Paris Charlie Hebdo journalists shocked the world, but not everyone is condemning them. A female Jihadist justifies Paris's Charlie Hebdo massacre in an interview with CNN. ...
  • J&K: Army, local police encircle a Sopore locality to flush out terrorists January 14, 2015

    Sopore: The Indian Army and local police on Wednesday morning encircled Chanakhan locality of Sopore to flush out terrorists. A Lashkar-e-Toiba self-styled commander Abu Huzaifa who is wanted in several cases is suspected to be hiding in the locality. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Chanakhan area...
  • France mobilises 10,000 troops at home after Paris shootings January 13, 2015

    Paris: France will deploy 10,000 soldiers on home soil by Tuesday and post almost 5,000 extra police officers to protect Jewish sites after the killing of 17 people by Islamist terrorists in Paris last week, officials said. Speaking a day after the biggest French public demonstration ever recorded, in honour of...
  • Paris terror attack: Video of gunman raises questions of affiliations January 12, 2015

    Paris: Two days after his death, a video has emerged of one of the Paris gunmen pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group, while his two fellow terrorists have claimed to be from al-Qaida a fiercely rival extremist organisation. That seeming contradiction has raised questions about the connections among the three...
  • Madonna accused of using Hebdo's name to promote album 'Rebel Heart' January 10, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singer Madonna has been accused by many online commentators of using the Paris terrorist attack to promote her album 'Rebel Heart'. The 56-year-old posted a series of photographs to her Instagram page to offer support after 12 people were killed in the gun attack on French satirical magazine Charlie...
  • French policeman shot by gunman on Thursday succumbs to injuries January 8, 2015

    Paris: A French police officer has succumbed to her injuries on Thursday afternoon after being shot by a gunman in southern Paris. This comes right after the Thursday shooting after terrorists stormed into the Charlie Hebdo office and shot twelve people dead. The gunman who attacked on the policemen on...
  • Paris attack: Forced terror on the name of religion January 8, 2015

    As the alleged Islamic terrorists attack the city of Paris, here is what cartoonist Neelabh has to show. ...
  • Pakistan president inks bill to set up military courts to try terrorists January 7, 2015

    Islamabad: A new bill to set up military courts in Pakistan to fast-track terror-related cases came into effect on Wednesday, weeks after the Peshawar school massacre by the Taliban that killed 150 people, including 134 children. The bill, passed overwhelmingly by the National Assembly and the Senate on Tuesday, was on...
  • India reacts sharply to US certification to Pakistan's action against terror groups January 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Reacting strongly to the US certification that Pakistan has curbed terror leading to more aid to Islamabad, India on Monday asserted that its neighbour was not showing "sustained commitment" or "ceasing support" or dismantling "bases of operations" of terror groups including LeT and al Qaeda. But it maintained that...
  • Conversation from Karachi intercepted by NTRO led security agencies to suspicious boat January 2, 2015

    New Delhi: A conversation intercepted by the National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO) from Karachi led Indian security agencies to the suspicious boat which finally blew itself up in the Arabian Sea in the intervening night of December 31 and January 1. As per the details emerging on how that boat was...
  • Pakistan-based terrorists trying to strike ahead of Barack Obama's visit January 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Pakistan-based terrorist groups are continuously trying to infiltrate into Jammu and Kashmir by taking advantage of cross-border firing as they aim to carry out "spectacular attacks" ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit to India, according to security agencies. Quoting intelligence reports, senior Home Ministry officials said the terrorists...
  • Now, Gujarat cops make 'terrorists' shout pro-Islamic slogan January 1, 2015

    Ahmedabad: A second video of a mock drill has been surfaced in Gujarat that shows the police unit stereotyping terrorists from a particular community. The latest video is of another anti-terror mock drill at Narmada dam site in Kevadia area of Narmada district. It shows policemen holding two dummy terrorists...
  • Surat: 'Terrorists' wearing skull cap in a police mock drill creates controversy December 31, 2014

    Surat: An anti-terror mock drill by Surat Police on Wednesday sparked a controversy after a person posing as a terrorist wore a skull cap suggesting that the terrorists belonged to a particular community. The drill meant to check the preparedness during a terror attack was organised by the Surat Rural...
  • Investigators suspect role of 5 SIMI terrorists who escaped from a MP jail in Bengaluru probe December 30, 2014

    Bengaluru: Investigators in the Bengaluru blast case are probing Warangal in Andhra Pradesh after intelligence sources indicated that some SIMI operatives could be based there. According to sources, SIMI's Khandwa module is likely to be behind the blast. A team from the Maharashtra Anti-terror squad is in Bengaluru to probe the...
  • Shiv Sena dares Centre to capture Dawood in Osama-like operation December 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Taking a swipe at the Centre following release of a tape claiming Dawood Ibrahim's presence in Karachi, the Shiv Sena on Monday dared the government to undertake an operation to capture the evasive underworld don just as US forces eliminated terror leader Osama Bin Laden. The Sena, a constituent of...
  • Pakistan kills 39 terrorists in airstrikes December 27, 2014

    Islamabad: At least 39 suspected terrorists were killed in airstrikes by military fighter jets in the Dattakhel area of North Waziristan Tribal Agency, media reported on Saturday. Official sources said the airstrikes carried out on Friday targeted militant hideouts in Madakhel, Lataka and Basikel areas and destroyed at least six...