Sunday, February 26, 2017

Suicide attacks kill many in Syrian city of Homs

New York [USA] | February 26, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
At least 32 people were killed and 24 others injured after several suicide attacks targetted two security centers in the central Syrian city of Homs, according to state media citing the city's Gov. Talal Barazi.... read..

Keralite killed in drone attack

Kazargod | Sunday, Feb 26 2017 IST
One of the 11 Keralites, who were reportedly missing under mysterious circumstances from Kasargod in Kerala and joined the dreaded terror module Islamic State (IS) few months ago, has been killed in Afghanistan, according to reports reaching here. H... read..

Keralite IS militant killed in Afghanistan drone attack

Kasaragod (Kerala) |Sunday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Hafeesudin, one of the 21 Keralites reported to have joined the Islamic State (IS) in Afghanistan, has been killed in a drone attack, his relative said on Sunday.... read..

Malaysia declares airport safe for travel after nerve agent attack

By Joseph Sipalan and Angie Teo KUALA LUMPUR | Sunday, Feb 26 2017 IST
Malaysia today declared its international airport a "safe zone" after completing a sweep of the terminal where the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was assaulted with a deadly chemical last week. Kim Jong Nam died on February 13 ... read..

3 injured in car attack in Germany

Berlin |Sunday, 2017 5:15:04 AM IST
Three people were injured in the German city of Heidelberg when an unidentified man drove a car into a pedestrian area, media reports said.... read..

NIA to deport PoK youth who aided terrorists in Uri terror attack

New Delhi [India] | February 26, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The National Investigative Agency (NIA) will soon file a closure report in connection with a case relating to the two youth from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK), who were suspected to have helped the terrorists carry out the deadly attack in an army camp ... read..

Dattatreya condemns attack on Indian in the name of racial discrimination in US

Hyderabad | Sunday, Feb 26 2017 IST
Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya today condemned the brutal attack on Indians, particularly telugus in the name of racial discrimination in US. Mr Srinivas Kuchibhotla was killed while his friend Alok Madsani... read..

Bus driver suffers heart attack, saves passengers before collapsing at wheel

Nalgonda | Sunday, Feb 26 2017 IST
Many passengers were saved by a bus driver after he suffered a heart attack by stopping the vehicle after hitting a divider in this district, today. The driver of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) bus, identified as Sidulu, suffered ... read..

No President attacked press more than Obama: Morgan defends Trump

New Delhi [India] | February 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
British journalist Piers Morgan, who has never shied away from showing support for U.S. President Donald Trump, has once again batted for the latter.... read..

Attack on Syrian security forces in Homs kills 14 - Syrian Observatory

BEIRUT | Saturday, Feb 25 2017 IST
Militants attacked Syrian security forces in the western city of Homs today killing at least 14 people, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported. The sound of gunfire and explosions had been heard since early in the day and those killed included a... read..

UN Syria envoys warns of "spoilers" after Homs attack

GENEVA | Saturday, Feb 25 2017 IST
The United Nations envoy to Syria warned today that there would be efforts by actors on the ground to try to derail intra-Syrian peace talks after gunmen and suicide bombers killed dozens in Homs following an attack on Syrian security offices. "Every time... read..

Mayawati attacks Modi, Shah, term them guru chela

Lucknow | Saturday, Feb 25 2017 IST
After dumping Prime Minister Narendra Modi as "Mr Negative Dalit Man" to brand him anti-Dalit, and terming BJP chief Amit Shah as the ''real Kasab'' of politics, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati further hit at Mr Modi and Mr Shah and termed them as "gu... read..

Actress attack case: Pulsar Suni remanded to judicial custody

Kochi | Friday, Feb 24 2017 IST
The Aluva First Class Judicial Magistrate today remanded Pulsar Suni, the key accused in the sensational case related to the abduction and alleged attack against a leading South Indian actress and his aide Vijeesh to 14 days judicial custody. Since today ... read..

title="UPDATE 1-Attack on Syrian security forces in Homs kills 42" data-text="UPDATE 1-Attack on Syrian security forces in Homs kills 42" dir="auto" class="headline">Attack on Syrian security forces in Homs kills 42

BEIRUT | Saturday, Feb 25 2017 IST
Militants attacked two Syrian security offices in the western city of Homs today with guns and suicide bombers, killing at least 42 people including a senior officer, a war monitor said. The attackers killed the head of military security and 29 others at ... read..

Twin attacks near Syrian town taken from IS kill more than 65

New Delhi [India] | February 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A second suicide car bomber hit the location near a Syrian village near al-Bab that, earlier in the same day, saw another explosion. The twin blasts happened on Friday, just a day after Turkey-led forces established full control over the city.... read..

Suspected terrorist involved in attack on American Centre in Kolkata arrested from Gaya

Gaya | Saturday, Feb 25 2017 IST
In yet another confirmation of Bihar becoming a safe heaven for subversive elements, a suspected terrorist Mohammed Ghulam Sarwar was arrested here yesterday. Sarwar was arrested from his native Dharmuchak village in Bathani police station area by a joi... read..

Trump camp escalates attack on media (Second Lead)

Washington |Saturday, 2017 4:15:05 PM IST
US President Donald Trump turned the power of the White House against the news media, escalating his attacks on journalists as "the enemy of the people" while his press secretary barred several news outlets from his briefing.... read..

42 die in Syria attacks (Lead)

Damascus |Saturday, 2017 4:15:05 PM IST
At least 42 persons were killed as six suicide bombers detonated themselves at two security headquarters in Syria's central province of Homs on Saturday, a monitor group said.... read..

AIPSO holds dharna protesting against brutal attack and murder of telugu people in US

Hyderabad | Saturday, Feb 25 2017 IST
Activists of All India Peace & Solidarity Organisation (AIPSO) led by its President K Yadava Reddy held dharna in front of US Consolate General Office here today protesting against the brutal attack and murder of Telugu people in the name of racial disc... read..

Telangana minister anguished over spate of attacks in US

Hyderabad |Saturday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
Telangana Minister for NRI Affairs K.T. Rama has expressed shock and anguish over the spate of attacks the US, the latest being the killing of Hyderabad engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla.... read..

Bernie Sanders tears into Trump for attacking media

New York [U.S.] | February 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Donald Trump has admitted that he "likes" Bernie Sanders, however, the feeling is clearly not mutual as the Senator lashed out at the President for his repeated attacks on the media saying that the former did not understand the core of democracy,... read..

PM Modi should seek votes on principles instead of launching personal attacks: Congress

New Delhi [India] | February 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Hitting back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his "donkey" rebuttal to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, the Congress on Friday called on the former to seek votes based on policies and principles, adding that such remarks coming from him wer... read..

Armed gang attack police men, murders undertrial prisoner in TN

Tirunelveli | Friday, Feb 24 2017 IST
In yet another fallout of gang rivalry, an armed gang waylaid a police jeep and brutally murdered a 42-year-old undertrial prisoner, after splashing chilli powder mixed water on the police men escorting him at KTC Nagar on the Tirunelveli-Thoothukudi high... read..

Army Chief pays tribute to bravehearts of Shopian terror attack

Srinagar [India] | February 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat led tributes for bravehearts who had sacrificed their lives in a terror attack in Shopian in the recent weeks.... read..

Two Indian fishermen injured in attack by Lankan fishermen

Nagapattinam | Friday, Feb 24 2017 IST
Two Indian fishermen were injured, when they were allegedly attacked by their Sri Lankan counterparts with stones at mid sea South-East off Kodiakkarai coast, early today. The incident occurred, when a group of fishermen hailing from Pamban coastal h... read..

Post Ambush attack, J&K Guv speaks to Lt Gen Anbu, expresses concern

Jammu | Friday, Feb 24 2017 IST
Post ambush attack in which three soldiers attained martyrdom while two Army officers got injured, Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra spoke to Northern Command Army Commander Lt Gen Devraj Anbu and expressed concern over the attacks on security forces. ... read..

Pope meets families of Dhaka attack victims

Vatican City |Friday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST
Pope Francis met the families of the nine Italians killed in last year's terrorist attack at a cafe in the Bangladesh capital, a media report said.... read..

Financial threats in 2016: every second phishing attack aims to steal your money

New Delhi [India] | February 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Almost half of all phishing attacks (fraudulent email messages or copycat websites that appear legitimate) registered in 2016 by Kaspersky Lab's heuristic detection technologies, were aimed at stealing their victim's money, according to an analysis of the... read..

Pakistan kills Lahore attack mastermind

Rawalpindi |Friday, 2017 7:15:04 AM IST
Conducting targeted strikes across the Afghan border, Pakistan army has succeeded in killing two high-profile terrorists affiliated with terrorist group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, including the Lahore attack mastermind, media reports said.... read..

Two devotees die of heart attack in Jharkhand

Ranchi |Friday, 2017 7:45:05 PM IST
Two devotees died of heart attack in Jharkhand's Deoghar district on Friday after offering prayers at the famous Baba Baidyanath Shiva temple on the occasion of Mahashivaratri, police said.... read..

2 killed in J&K attack (Lead)

Srinagar |Thursday, 2017 8:45:04 AM IST
Two people were killed and six others injured on Thursday when militants attacked security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.... read..

Enemy using Afghan soil to attack Pakistan: Islamabad

Islamabad |Thursday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
Pakistan on Thursday said the enemy was taking advantage of the turmoil in Afghanistan and using its soil to orchestrate terrorist attacks in the country.... read..

Germany arrests man suspected of planning attack on police, soldiers

BERLIN | Thursday, Feb 23 2017 IST
Police have arrested a German man who has admitted planning to lure police or soldiers into a trap and kill them with a home-made bomb, prosecutors and police said today. Prosecutors said chemicals that could be used to make explosive devices were found d... read..

4 killed in J&K attack (Second Lead)

Srinagar |Thursday, 2017 10:15:04 AM IST
Three soldiers and a civilian were killed on Thursday when security forces were attacked by militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.... read..

Three soldiers, woman killed in Kashmir attack (Third Lead)

Srinagar |Thursday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
Three soldiers and a woman were killed in a militant attack in a south Kashmir village on Thursday, police said.... read..

DUJ condemns attacks on media, students

New Delhi |Thursday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
The Delhi Union of Journalists (DUJ) on Thursday expressed anger and anguish over the attacks on journalists, teachers and students in Delhi University.... read..

DMK volunteers observe fast to condemn attack on Stalin

Puducherry | Wednesday, Feb 22 2017 IST
The Volunteers of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) today observed a fast to condemn the attack on DMK working president MK Stalin in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly. While, the DMK (North) volunteers led by their convener SP Sivakumar observed th... read..

Husband attacks his wife, son with sharp weapons before attempting to hang himself

Krishnanagar | Wednesday, Feb 22 2017 IST
Three members of a family husband,wife and their 12-year-old son, were today admitted to a local hospital with multiple wounds after the head of the family attacked them with sharp weapon (boti) and then made an abortive attempt to hang himself by a rope ... read..

'Khawaja Asif a mouthpiece of India': Pak Defence Min under fire for attacking Hafiz Saeed

Lahore [Pakistan] | February 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
With Pakistan Defence Minister Khawaja Asif branding Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed as a "threat to the society", several political and religious leaders across Islamabad have lashed out at him, accusing him of becoming the 'mouthpiece' of India.... read..

7 killed, 15 wounded in car bomb attack in Baghdad

Baghdad |Wednesday, 2017 4:15:04 AM IST
At least seven people were killed and 12 wounded on Tuesday in a car bomb explosion at a crowded street in Iraqi capital Baghdad, a police source said.... read..

Sri Lanka to hike damages for elephant attacks

Colombo |Wednesday, 2017 6:15:06 PM IST
Sri Lanka's Cabinet on Wednesday approved to grant a higher compensation to victims of wild elephant attacks in the island country.... read..

DMK mounts multi-pronged attack on AIADMK (Lead)

Chennai |Wednesday, 2017 11:15:05 PM IST
As a part of its multi-pronged attack on Chief Minister K.Palaniswami's government and to protest events inside Tamil Nadu assembly on February 18, the DMK under the leadership of Working President M. K. Stalin on Wednesday held a day-long hunger strike a... read..

Law Min attacks Cong for 'sidelining' Ambedkar, Sardar Patel

New Delhi | Wednesday, Feb 22 2017 IST
Amid the intensifying electoral battle in Uttar Pradesh, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today attacked the previous Congress regimes for ''sidelining'' national heroes like Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar and Sardar Patel. He said eminent personalities like ... read..

Criminals attack police constable in TN

Dindigul | Wednesday, Feb 22 2017 IST
A 31-year-old police constable sustained cut injuries on head and hand, after two criminals attacked him with sickles at Perumpaarai Colony in Ayakudi village near Palani, today. Police said Praveen Kumar, attached to Ayakudi police station went to P... read..

Senior Yemeni general killed in Houthi missile attack

ADEN | Wednesday, Feb 22 2017 IST
Yemen's deputy chief of staff was killed on Wednesday when the armed Houthi movement battling government forces fired a ballistic missile at an army camp on the Red Sea coast, according to a military source. The attack killing Major General Ahmed Saif al-... read..

DMK observes fast to condemn attack on its MLAs in Assembly

Chennai | Wednesday, Feb 22 2017 IST
The Opposition DMK today observed a state-wide day long fast to condemn the Saturday's violent incidents in the Tamil Nadu Assembly when the DMK MLAs were allegedly assaulted and evicted during the trust vote won by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswa... read..

Eight die in Pakistan suicide attack (Second Lead)

Islamabad |Tuesday, 2017 2:45:05 PM IST
Three suicide bombers who targeted a court in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province were killed on Tuesday, the ghastly attack also leaving five others dead, authorities said.... read..

'The Ghazi Attack' team hopes it's made tax-free

Mumbai |Tuesday, 2017 3:15:05 PM IST
The actors of "The Ghazi Attack" -- which has collected Rs 15.75 crore across India during its first weekend -- hope the movie is declared tax-free across India.... read..

France training 'drone-hunting-eagles' amid fears of possible terror attack

New Delhi [India] | February 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Eagles are reportedly being trained by France to attack drones on suspicions that ISIS could carry out a possible terror attack on its soil.... read..

Pence defends Trump's media attacks

Brussels |Tuesday, 2017 12:45:05 PM IST
US Vice President Mike Pence defended President Donald Trump's latest attacks on the media and vowed to continue to "call out the media when they play fast and loose with the facts".... read..

Javed condemns attack on Tarek fateh at Jashn-e-rakhta

New Delhi | Tuesday, Feb 21 2017 IST
Noted poet and Bollywood lyricist Javed Akhtar today condemned the alleged attack on Pakistan-born writer Tarek Fatah at Urdu poetry festival Jashn-e-Rekhta on Sunday. ''I condemn the attack on my friend Tarek Fatah. While I mostly agree with him but ... read..
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