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Al Shabaab terrorist jailed for 59 years in Kenya


September 21st, 2012 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Sep 21 (IANS) A self-confessed terrorist belonging to the Al Shabaab outfit has been sentenced to 59 years in prison by a Kenyan court, after the man was found ... Read more...

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Militant involved in Kandahar hijacking arrested in J&K; (Second Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep (IANS) In what has been described as a major catch, top militant commander Mehraj-ud-din Dand, wanted for his involvement in the 1999 hijacking of flight IC-814 ... Read more...

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Man behind IC-814 hijack held in J&K; (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 13 (IANS) Top militant commander Mehraj-ud-din Dand, wanted for his involvement in the 1999 hijacking of flight IC-814 to Kandahar and other terror attacks, has been arrested ... Read more...

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Terrorist wanted for Kandahar hijacking arrested


September 13th, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 13 (IANS) Mehraj-ud-din Dand, a terrorist wanted for his involvement in the hijacking of flight IC-814 flight to Kandahar and other terror attacks, has been arrested by ... Read more...

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UN Security Council condemns Iraq terror attacks


September 12th, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
United Nations (IANS), Sep 12"The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the wave of terrorist attacks across Iraq on Sept. 8 and 9 causing numerous deaths ... Read more...

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Jundal sent to police custody in Nashik attack plot


September 11th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Sep 11 (IANS) A court Tuesday remanded key 26/11 handler and suspected LeT terrorist Abu Jundal to police custody till Sep 24 for his alleged role in ... Read more...

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Abu Jundal sent to judicial custody till Sep 24


September 10th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) A special court here Monday remanded key 26/11 handler and suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Abu Jundal to judicial custody till Sep 24, a police official said.Maharashtra Control ... Read more...

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Stable Pakistan in everyone’s interest: Krishna (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) India wants to see a "stable" Pakistan that "would be in the best interest of everyone", Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Friday after arriving ... Read more...

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Navy Seals’ book gives a different version of Osama bin Laden’s death


September 4th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A former navy seal who wrote a book on how Osama Bin Laden was captured is now in trouble with the US government officials. The navy ... Read more...

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Doctor held in Karnataka, arrests total 14 (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) A doctor has been arrested for alleged links to Pakistan-based terror outfits LeT and HuJI, taking the number detained mainly in Karnataka in the last five ... Read more...

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Arrests of terror suspects in Karnataka rises to 14


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) Karnataka Police have arrested a doctor for alleged links to Pakistan-based terror outfits LeT and HuJI, taking the number of people detained in the state in ... Read more...

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Special team to probe Karnataka terror suspects’ links


September 1st, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 1 (IANS) The Karnataka crime branch Saturday set up a special team to investigate the terror links of a dozen youths arrested this week and unravel their plans ... Read more...

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Hyderabad student’s family says he is innocent


September 1st, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) The family of a city student who was arrested by the Bangalore police Friday in an alleged terror plot has claimed that he is innocent.Kausar Begum, ... Read more...

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Terror suspects families cry foul over arrests


August 31st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) The families of 11 terror suspects apprehended in Karnataka Friday expressed shock and disbelief over their arrests on charges of links with banned terror outfits Lashkar-e-Taiba ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena demands public hanging for Kasab


August 29th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray Wednesday demanded public hanging for Ajmal Kasab, the only Pakistani terrorist caught alive after the 26/11 Mumbai strike that ... Read more...

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26/11 survivors, victims’ kin hail court verdict


August 29th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Survivors and kin of victims of the 26/11 terror attacks Wednesday hailed the Supreme Court judgment upholding the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab, the only surviving ... Read more...

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Supreme Court upholds Kasab’s death sentence (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab, one of the 10 Pakistani terrorists who launched the 26/11 Mumbai carnage that claimed ... Read more...

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Pakistanis knows how to defend their country: Ashraf


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Pakistanis know how defend every inch of their country, said Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf as the nation was battered by a string of terror attacks ... Read more...

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Dire necessity to enforce airport security in India (Comment)


August 21st, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
The daring terror attack on Pakistan's Kamra air base on Aug 16 claimed by Tehreek-e-Taliban and persistent intelligence reports that Pakistan-based militant groups keep planning terror attacks on India's civilian ... Read more...

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Mobile services restored in Pakistan (Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Mobile phone services, which were suspended in Pakistan ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr to thwart possible terror attacks on markets and congregations, were restored Monday after a 14-hour ... Read more...

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Terror alert for railway police in Karnataka


August 13th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 13 (IANS) Police in Karnataka have been alerted about possible terror attacks on trains operating between Bangalore and Mysore, an official said Monday.Deputy Inspector General of Police B. ... Read more...

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Jundal wants his confession to be recorded


August 10th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Key 26/11 handler Abu Jundal is understood to have applied in a special court here for recording of his confession statement in connection with the 2008 ... Read more...

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Premature to call Pune blasts a terror attack, says Patil


August 2nd, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Pune, Aug 2 (IANS) Home Minister R.R. Patil said it was "premature" to term the apparently-coordinated low-intensity explosions in Pune as an act of terror. "Investigations are still under way ... Read more...

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Saeed wants Pakistan, India talks over water issue


July 31st, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 31 (IANS) Warning the government about an alleged Indian plan to turn Pakistan barren by impeding the water flow in the rivers feeding the country, Jamaat-ud Daawa (JuD) ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro mock drill hits commuters (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Delhi Metro commuters had a harrowing time Saturday with train services remaining disrupted for nearly an hour due to mock drills at 11 stations."The drill ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro mock drills hit commuters


July 28th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Delhi Metro passengers had a harrowing time Saturday with the train services remaining disrupted for nearly an hour due to mock drill at 11 stations."The ... Read more...

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Mock drills at 11 Delhi Metro stations Saturday


July 27th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Delhi Disaster Management Authority will Saturday conduct mock drills at 11 Delhi Metro stations to check if the staff are ready to deal with ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan must work to promote peace: Zardari


July 25th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Congratulating his Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee on his assuming the office, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Wednesday underlined Islamabad's desire to forge cooperative relations ... Read more...

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Zardari congratulates Pranab


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Monday congratulated India's president-elect Pranab Mukherjee on his election and wished him health and happiness."It gives me great pleasure ... Read more...

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Abu Jundal shunted to police custody till July 31


July 21st, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) A Mumbai court Saturday sent key suspect in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks case Abu Jundal to police custody till July 31, according to an official.Jundal, ... Read more...

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Pakistan needs to come clean on terrorism, says Germany


July 14th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Germany Saturday made it clear to Pakistan that it needs to "come clean" over terror allegations, whether those are true or not, as this will ... Read more...

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Lashkar plans ‘big strikes’ in Kashmir, rest of India: Abu Jundal


July 13th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) With a Kashmir at peace not to their liking, the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba is planning major terror attacks in the state and elsewhere in India, Abu ... Read more...

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Touch wood, no terror incident this year: Chidambaram


July 13th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday said the country needs to be vigilant to thwart the terror threat though there has been no terrorist incident in ... Read more...

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One dead in Pakistan police check-post attack (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 7 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen in a car Saturday opened fire at a police check-post in the Pakistani capital, killing one policeman, a media report said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Police check-post attacked in Islamabad


July 7th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 7 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen in a car Saturday opened fire at a police check-post in the Pakistani capital, injuring one policeman, a media report said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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