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  • Sunjuwan terror attack: IAF para commandos airlifted to Jammu

    Sunjuwan terror attack: IAF para commandos airlifted to Jammu

    Para commandos of the Indian Air Force (IAF) have been airlifted to from Udhampur to flush out the group of four-to-five heavily armed militants, who stormed an army camp in Jammu early Saturday, officials said. According to reports, the IAF para commandos have been airlifted to Jammu while another aircraft will bring in more commandos...

    February 10, 2018
  • Sunjuwan terror attack: Home Minister Rajnath speaks to J-K DGP

    Sunjuwan terror attack: Home Minister Rajnath speaks to J-K DGP

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to the Director General of Police (DGP), Jammu and Kashmir to take stock of the situation following a terror attack on the Sunjuwan army camp early Saturday. According to reports, the J-K DGP SP Vaid has briefed the home minister about the counter operations launched by the security forces...

    February 10, 2018
  • Bangladesh’s support helped curb terror in northeast: Rajnath Singh

    Bangladesh’s support helped curb terror in northeast: Rajnath Singh

    Terror activities in northeast India have been checked due to Bangladesh’s great help and support while rail links and bus services between the two countries facilitated travel of the region’s people to other parts of India via the neighbour without any much trouble, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said here on Sunday. “Bangladesh’s immense help...

    February 4, 2018
  • Pakistan should do more to fight terror: US

    Pakistan should do more to fight terror: US

    A day after the Trump administration confirmed suspending $255 million of military aid to Pakistan for “harbouring terrorists”, US Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Islamabad should do more to fight terrorism. Addressing the press at the White House on Tuesday, Sanders said the actions being taken against Islamabad were a follow-up to Trump’s South Asia...

    January 3, 2018
  • Vladimir Putin calls Saint Petersburg blast ‘act of terror’

    Vladimir Putin calls Saint Petersburg blast ‘act of terror’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin thursday called an explosion that tore through a Saint Petersburg supermarket, wounding 13 people, “an act of terror.” “As you know, an act of terror took place in Saint Petersburg yesterday,” he said at a meeting of military officers in the Kremlin. The homemade bomb went off in a locker at...

    December 28, 2017
  • US woman laundered cryptocurrencies to fund IS

    US woman laundered cryptocurrencies to fund IS

    A woman from New York tried to fund the Islamic State (IS) terror group through Bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies, according to federal prosecutors. Zoobia Shahnaz, 27, conned financial institutions of about $85,000, including about $60,000 in Bitcoin, to help fund the terror group, the New York Daily News quoted the prosecutors as saying on Thursday....

    December 15, 2017
  • Terror, talks cannot go together: JK BJP to Farooq Abdullah

    Terror, talks cannot go together: JK BJP to Farooq Abdullah

    The BJP on Sunday criticised National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah for advocating dialogue with Pakistan, saying “terror and talks cannot go together”. J&K BJP spokesperson Brigadier (retd) Anil Gupta in a statement said Abdullah had time and again advocated talks with Pakistan as mandatory for the return of peace in the Valley “knowing fully...

    December 3, 2017
  • Nations must join hands to fight terror, says PM Modi on 26/11 attack anniversary

    Nations must join hands to fight terror, says PM Modi on 26/11 attack anniversary

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to the victims of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks on its ninth anniversary and said that terrorism has become a “global scourge” and a “threat to humanity”. Addressing the 38th edition of his monthly radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’, Modi saluted the “brave women and men” who died...

    November 26, 2017
  • Egypt strikes ‘terrorist’ targets as mosque attack toll reaches 300

    Egypt strikes ‘terrorist’ targets as mosque attack toll reaches 300

    The death toll in a horrific terror strike on a mosque in Egypt’s northern Sinai region has climbed to 300 as the military kicked off a hunt for the attackers and responded with airstrikes at “terrorist” locations and vehicles. President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi vowed to respond to the gory attack on Al Rawdah mosque, affiliated...

    November 25, 2017
  • Pakistan condemns terror attack at Shia mosque in Egypt

    Pakistan condemns terror attack at Shia mosque in Egypt

    Pakistan has condemned the terror attack at a mosque in Egypt that killed at least 270 people and injured over 300. “The people and government of Pakistan condemn in the strongest terms the heinous terrorist attack against innocent worshipers at Al-Rawdah mosque in the northern Sinai region of Egypt,” the Pakistan Foreign Ministry said on...

    November 25, 2017
  • ASEAN must unite to mitigate terror, says PM Modi

    ASEAN must unite to mitigate terror, says PM Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called upon the ASEAN nations to “jointly address” the challenge of terrorism by “intensifying cooperation” in the crucial area. Addressing the at the 15th India-ASEAN Summit for promoting greater synergy and economic integration, Modi said the “menace of terror” threatens every country. “We have suffered due to the menace...

    November 14, 2017
  • 9/11 to 11/1

    9/11 to 11/1

    Terror has returned to New York, shattering the overwhelming impression that America ~ alone among the Big Powers ~ has, since 11 September 2001, been spared the bedlam and butchery that have convulsed other parts of the world, including Europe. Sixteen years later, the coincidence must be deeply intriguing as the city ofop New York...

    November 3, 2017
  • Uber driver, Uzbekistan native: A look at New York attack suspect

    Uber driver, Uzbekistan native: A look at New York attack suspect

    The man accused of ploughing a rented truck through a crowd of cyclists and pedestrians near the site of the 9/11 attack has been identified as an Uzbek who lived in New Jersey and drove for Uber. Sayfullo Saipov, 29, was shot in the abdomen and captured alive by police and is in hospital after...

    November 1, 2017
  • New York attack: Eight killed in ‘act of terror’; suspect arrested

    New York attack: Eight killed in ‘act of terror’; suspect arrested

    Eight persons were killed and 12 injured after a truck ploughed into pedestrians in Lower Manhattan in New York on Tuesday, the Mayor said, calling the attack an “act of terror”. The suspect has been arrested. Based on the information authorities had at the moment, the incident was “a particularly cowardly act of terror aimed...

    November 1, 2017
  • BJP nervous, terror allegations against Patel baseless: Congress

    BJP nervous, terror allegations against Patel baseless: Congress

    The Congress on Saturday said the ruling BJP was “rattled” at the prospect of defeat in Gujarat and was thus making “baseless” terror allegations against Rajya Sabha MP Ahmed Patel. Reacting to Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani’s allegations against Patel, Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said the BJP was hatching a conspiracy against the Congress...

    October 28, 2017
  • Terror allegations against Patel baseless: Congress

    Terror allegations against Patel baseless: Congress

    The Congress on Saturday accused the ruling BJP of making “baseless” terror allegations against Rajya Sabha MP Ahmed Patel in a “despicable attempt” to avoid an electoral defeat in poll-bound Gujarat. Reacting to Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani’s allegations against Patel, Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said the BJP was hatching a conspiracy against the...

    October 28, 2017
  • Pakistan took key step to do more in fight against terror: Pence

    Pakistan took key step to do more in fight against terror: Pence

    US Vice President Mike Pence has said that Pakistan has taken an “important” step in fight against terrorism by helping secure the release of a Canadian-American family abducted by the Haqqani networks five years ago. American citizen Caitlan Coleman and her Canadian husband Joshua Boyle along with their three children were rescued from the Haqqani...

    October 14, 2017