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Scrabble cheat kicked out of tournament


August 20th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wellington, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nigel Richards, who is also considered as the new record champion of this year’s National Scrabble won two records in this year. Another participant overshadowed the tournament ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Putin plot suspects unlikely to be extradited from Ukraine (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The suspects in an alleged plot to assassinate Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, who were detained in Ukraine, will not be extradited to Russia until ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Putin unaffected by assassination plot


February 28th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has not been affected by a plot to assassinate him, his spokesman said Tuesday."It hasn't affected either the mood or ... Read more...

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Pakistani probe agency saw 5 chiefs in 30 months


June 22nd, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has had five chiefs heading it within a short span of two-and-a-half years.Five of the FIA's chiefs have been changed within ... Read more...

Posted in World |

IAF against creating CDS ‘in present format’


May 11th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Wednesday opposed creating, "in the present format", the post of a chief of defence staff (CDS) above the armed forces ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Did Bali bomber Patek’s arrest help US reach Osama?


May 5th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 5 (ANI): The arrest of Bali bomber Umar Patek, who was seeking a meeting with Osama bin Laden, has raised questions about whether Patek provided vital information to the mission ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Literature of terror: Books Osama spawned


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, who was killed by US forces in Pakistan, was a shadowy figure who spawned a vast booty of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Laden’s death near Islamabad will cause tension between US, Pakistan: Expert


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 2(ANI): The fact that Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, who was killed by US forces in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Sunday, was apparently living in relative luxury not far ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Life attacks on JUI-F chief reveal gulf between militants and sympathetic Pak politicians


April 1st, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 1(ANI): The back-to-back assassination attempts on Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman depict the growing disdain of Islamic militants towards even sympathetic political leaders in Pakistan.Maulana Fazl escaped ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Releasing Davis may give rise to Egypt-like revolution in ‘outraged’ Pakistan


February 16th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 16(ANI): Pakistan may witness a revolution like that in Egypt and Tunisia if double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis is granted diplomatic immunity and released from detention, the Pakistani ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Microsoft warns about flaw that makes hacking easier


December 26th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) Microsoft has warned about a flaw on the Internet Explorer browser that could allow hackers to take control of unprotected computers.The bug allows hackers to inject malware onto ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Users at risk of IE bug, warns Microsoft


December 24th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24 (ANI): Microsoft has issued a warning about an Internet Explorer bug that might hack into and take control of unprotected computers.Although Microsoft has already released a workaround solution for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

CIA station chief’s identity breach to hit intelligence ties between US-ISI


December 19th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 19 (ANI): The Central Intelligence Agency station chief's identity breach is likely to cause friction between US and Pakistani intelligence agents, who have worked closely, if not always with ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Karachi CID building attack underscores Pak jihadi groups’ capability to “strike at will”


November 12th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 12 (ANI): The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) attack on Karachi's Crime Investigation Department compound not only underscores the ties between jihadi groups in Pakistan's biggest metropolis and Al Qaeda and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

British Royal Navy’s Website Hacked, Restoration Continues


November 9th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The British Royal Navy officials had to face embarrassment when they found out that their official website has been hacked. The military computer specialists are, however, ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

The Web Site Of The Royal Navy Hacked By Romanian Computer Whiz


November 9th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 9, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The website of the Royal Navy was hacked into by a computer whiz kid who dabbled in security of the Internet. He confessed his ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

UK Royal Navy left ‘red faced’ after website infiltrated by Romanian hacker


November 9th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): The UK Royal Navy's website has been reportedly infiltrated by a Romanian hacker forcing the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to take the site offline.According to the Daily Mail, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Reforming UNSC more complicated after US backing India: Pakistan


November 9th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 9 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's support to India for a permanent seat in the UN Security Council has upset Pakistan which said "it will make ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak playing ‘double game’ in Afghanistan to retain influence post US pull out: Expert


October 15th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15(ANI): Pakistan is playing its 'double game' in Afghanistan to protect its strategic interests in the region once the United States pulls out of the country, an analyst has ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

ISI-backed LeT establishing junction in Bangladesh to launch attacks on India


August 6th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.6 (ANI): The arrest of three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operatives from a madrassa in Chittagong, one of Bangladesh's largest cities, in November last year, has underlined the expanding reach of the Pakistan ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US, Afghanistan have no option but to work with Pak despite ISI-Taliban nexus: Experts


July 28th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28(ANI): Despite the huge cache of leaked classified US military documents proving links between Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and the Taliban, experts say that the U.S. and Afghanistan have ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kashmir violence could strain Indo-Pak talks : Experts


July 14th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): The stage is set for talks between India's External Affairs Minister S M Krishna with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehhmood Qureshi in Islamabad on July 15, however ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Structured dialogue can reduce tensions between India, Pakistan: Masood


June 25th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 25 (ANI): Retired Army General-turned-Security Analyst of Pakistan Talat Masood on Thursday said that resumption of dialogue was the only solution to India-Pakistan problem, as a structured political dialogue would ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak Punjab Govt. living in denial over ever increasing terror threat in province


June 2nd, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.2 (ANI): Despite there being an uninhibited rise in terror activities and plenty of evidence to prove that the province is fast becoming a breeding ground for terror organisations, the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Wiping off militants from North Waziristan ‘hard nut to crack’: Experts


May 24th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, May 24 (ANI): The United States has been pestering Pakistan to launch a military offensive in the terror hot bed North Wazirstan, and Islamabad too has agreed that it would ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

TSA’s behaviorial screening wing failing to spot potential terrorists


May 20th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 20 (ANI): A Transportation Security Administration (TSA) program put in place by the US Department of Homeland Security after 9/11 is failing to catch terrorists on time.According to a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cabinet approves Indian National Defence University


May 13th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday sanctioned Rs.295 crore for establishing an Indian National Defence University (INDU) to create synergy between existing institutes of learning in the sector and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

US officials says top Taliban leader’s capture a turning point


February 17th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) A top Afghan Taliban military leader's capture in Pakistan represents a turning point in the US-led war against the militants and is also potentially a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Attack on Kabul is Taliban’s negative answer to Karzai’s outreach: Experts


January 19th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.19 (ANI): Monday's suicide attack on Kabul can be read as a Taliban effort at "giving a negative answer to the outreach of Mr. Karzai, threatening Afghanistan before the London ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan entering dangerous phase of militancy: Experts


January 11th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) Pakistan is entering a dangerous phase of militancy as the spate of terrorism and violence in the year gone by suggests, security experts said Monday. A new ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Undie bomber says 20 others trained to blow up jets


January 9th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 9 (IANS) A Nigerian man charged with trying to blow up a US airliner with an underwear bomb has boasted that close to 20 other young Muslim men ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Pak’s concern over influx of Afghan militants following US troop surge exaggerated’


January 5th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan. 5 (ANI): The Pakistani fears about a fresh influx of Afghan militants into their territory following the deployment of 30,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan are exaggerated, as insurgents in that ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Suicide attack during volleyball match questions Pak Army’s success claims


January 3rd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.3 (ANI): Friday's deadly suicide attack at a volleyball match in Pakistan's northwestern town of Lakki Marwat, in which over 90 people were killed, has raised questions about the Pakistan Army's ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak playing ‘blame India game’ to absolve itself of responsibility to tackle terror: Experts


December 9th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.9 (ANI): Having witnessed five devastating terror strikes in the last couple of days, both the Pakistani civilian leadership and the intelligence have blamed India for the attacks, which according to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘General McChrystal plotting conspiracy against Pak military’


October 24th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct. 24 (ANI): US Commander of Joint Operations Special Command, General Stanley McChrystal has facilitated the removal of scores of security check posts from the Afghanistan side of Pak-Afghan border ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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