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German police say man arrested on suspicion of planning an attack

BERLIN | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
German police have arrested a man on suspicion of planning to carry out an attack, a police spokesman said today, adding that the authorities believe he could be linked to a suspect arrested in Austria two days ago over jihadi contacts. Special police uni... read..
 

Turkish police capture suspect in Istanbul rocket attacks - police sources

ANKARA | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Turkish authorities captured a man believed to be among those responsible for rocket attacks on the Istanbul police headquarters and the offices of the ruling AK Party on Friday evening, police sources said today. Armed assailants attacked Istanbul's poli... read..
 

Leopard cub dies in fierce beast-fight in Gir forests, killer loses tail in mother's counter-attack

Junagadh | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
A deadly beast-fight in Gir forests left a 4-month-old leopard cub dead while the 'killer', a leopard itself also had to lose its tail in the counter-attack of the mother leopardess who had turned furious to avenge its little one's death. The in... read..
 

Khandu condemns attack on Army convoy by UG groups

Itanagar | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has vehemently condemned the ambush on 13 Assam Rifles by Under Ground groups near Jairampur in Changlang district of the state today which led to martyr of two Assam Rifles Jawans. Reportedly, UG groups ambush... read..
 

Gunman fires on Turkish police; suspect identified in earlier attack

ANKARA | Saturday, Jan 21 2017 IST
An unidentified gunman attacked police in Istanbul today morning, a day after rocket attacks targeting Istanbul's police headquarters and an office of the ruling AK Party. No casualties were reported in either attack. The gunman in today's attack opened f... read..
 

Search operation of tiger which attacked a worker in Kodagu

Madikeri | Saturday, Jan 21 2017 IST
Karnataka Forest Department today commenced combing operations in search of a tiger which injured an estate worker in South Kodagu yesterday Dasara elephants Abhimanyu, Drona and Krishna are being used in the operation. The Department is under press... read..
 

Unidentified gunman attacks Turkish police in Istanbul, no casualties - DHA

ANKARA | Saturday, Jan 21 2017 IST
An unidentified gunman attacked police in Istanbul today, the private Dogan News Agency reported, a day after unidentified assailants attacked Istanbul's police headquarters and an office of the ruling AK Party with rocket launchers. There were no reports... read..
 

Cong attacks SP for taking away seats of its sitting MLAs

New Delhi | Friday, Jan 20 2017 IST
The Samajwadi Party and Congress alliance today hit a road block when Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav announced 191 candidates for the first three phases which included nine sitting seats of Congress in the state Assembly polls, invoking stron... read..
 

16 policemen killed in Afghanistan attack

Kabul |Friday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
At least 16 policemen were killed in a militant attack in the southern Afghanistan province of Kandahar on Friday, an official said.... read..
 

16 policemen killed in Afghanistan attack (Lead)

Kabul |Friday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
At least 16 policemen were killed as militants stormed police checkpoints in Kandahar province of Afghanistan on Friday, an official said.... read..
 

Kremlin names US hand in 'everyday' cyber attacks on Russia

Moscow |Friday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
Russia has said that it has information about possible involvement of US intelligence agencies, besides others, in cyber attacks on Russia's government servers, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.... read..
 

Two killed in bomb attack on Afghan sports fans

Mazar-e-Sharif (Afghanistan) |Friday, 2017 8:45:05 PM IST
At least two persons were killed on Friday when a bomb struck a ground where Buzkashi, a national game, was being played in Afghanistan's northern province of Balkh, provincial police spokesman said.... read..
 

Grenade attack on police vehicle in Kashmir, no injury

Srinagar | Friday, Jan 20 2017 IST
Suspected militants made an abortive bid to blow up a police vehicle by hurling a hand grenade in city outskirts on Srinagar-Gulmarg road this evening, official sources said. They said militants hurled a hand grenade towards a police vehicle at Narba... read..
 

Ban on Jallikattu attack on Dravidian culture: Pawan Kalyan

Chennai |Friday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
After superstar Mahesh Babu, actor-politician Pawan Kalyan has extended support for Jallikattu. He said the ban on the bull-taming sport is a direct attack on Dravidian culture and its integrity.... read..
 

AAP attacks PM, accuses misuse of Govt machinery

New Delhi | Friday, Jan 20 2017 IST
The Aam Aadmi Party in yet another attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi today accused him of misusing the Centre's machineries to implicate its party MLAs in false cases. "Modi should apologise to the country for implicating AAP MLAs in false case... read..
 

LeT not JeM behind Uri attack, says NIA

New Delhi [India] | January 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday said that Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and not Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) was behind the terror attacks in Uri and Handwara of Jammu and Kashmir.... read..
 

MLA, his 5 family members arrested for attacking Cong worker

Belagavi | Thursday, Jan 19 2017 IST
Kagwad BJP MLA Raju Kage, his brother and four other family members were arrested on charges of brutally attacking a Congress worker Vivek Shetty. Superintendent of Police Ravikanthegouda said that the Kage family were absconding after assaulting M... read..
 

Centre ignoring, attacking Tamil Nadu culture, values: PMK

New Delhi [India] | January 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) leader Anbumani Ramadoss on Thursday the centre of ignoring and attacking the foundations of Tamil Nadu culture and traditions.... read..
 

CPI(M) demands Judicial Probe into attack on dalits

Puducherry | Thursday, Jan 19 2017 IST
Condemning the attack on dalits at Kuruvinatham near here on January 15, the Puducherry unit of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) today demansded a judicial probe into it. CPI (M) Secretary Rajangam in a statement here said that it was a delibera... read..
 

Jihadist group in Syria attacks rival faction-monitor

BEIRUT | Thursday, Jan 19 2017 IST
Fighters from Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, formerly the al-Qaeda linked Nusra Front, attacked checkpoints and positions of the Islamist Ahrar al-Sham rebel group in Syria's Idlib province today, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported. Officials from bo... read..
 

Shivpal makes veiled attack on Akhilesh; to contest from Jaswantnagar Assy seat

Saifai (Etawah) | Thursday, Jan 19 2017 IST
Infighting within the Samajwadi Party's first family refuses to die even after Election Commission has given its verdict in favour of Akhilesh Yadav when Shivpal Singh Yadav, uncle of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, clearly hinted that nothing has changed... read..
 

Globalisation under attack, world needs reality check: Sitharaman

Davos |Thursday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
At a time when globalisation is under attack as seen from recent voter preferences in the Western world, India has urged the world community to do a "reality check", even as the country remains on track to grow its trade and economy at faster pace.... read..
 

Al Qaeda says Mali attack punishment for cooperation with France

By Souleymane Ag Anara GAO | Thursday, Jan 19 2017 IST
Al Qaeda's North African affiliate said a suicide bomb attack on a military camp in northern Mali that killed up to 60 people and wounded more than 100 others was punishment for groups there cooperating with France. Yesterday the attack struck at the hear... read..
 

67 killed in Mali car bomb attack

Bamako (Mali) |Wednesday, 2017 6:15:05 PM IST
At least 67 people were killed in a suicide car bomb attack on a military barracks in the north of Mali on Wednesday, medical sources told EFE.... read..
 

Istanbul nightclub attacker says was directed by Islamic State - report

By Humeyra Pamuk ISTANBUL | Wednesday, Jan 18 2017 IST
An Uzbek gunman who killed 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day told police he had to change target at the last minute to avoid heavy security and acted with direct orders from Islamic State in Syria, a newspaper said today. The gunman, na... read..
 

1000 hours of extensive research went in making of 'The Ghazi Attack'

Washington D.C. [USA] | January 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
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Twenty-five dead in car bomb attack on Mali military camp -army

BAMAKO | Wednesday, Jan 18 2017 IST
Twenty-five people were killed and others were injured when a vehicle packed with explosives detonated today at a military camp in Mali's northern city of Gao, according to a provisional death toll announced by the army. The camp was housing government so... read..
 

US airport shooter says he carried out attack for ISIS

Washington |Wednesday, 2017 7:45:05 AM IST
The man who killed five persons at the Fort Lauderdale airport in the US state of Florida, told FBI agents he carried out the attack on behalf of ISIS, media reports said.... read..
 

Turkey says Russian planes attack Islamic State targets south of al-Bab

ANKARA | Wednesday, Jan 18 2017 IST
Turkey's military said Russian warplanes had carried out air strikes on Tuesday on Islamic State targets south of Syria's al-Bab in coordination with Turkey. REUTERS PY BL2207... read..
 

Mali attack toll hits 47, including five suicide bombers

BAMAKO | Wednesday, Jan 18 2017 IST
At least 47 people including five suicide bombers were killed when a vehicle packed with explosives detonated inside a military camp in the northern Mali city of Gao today, the government said. Army spokesman Diarran Kone said a further 115 people were wo... read..
 

Centre's demonetisation an attack on autonomy of RBI

Patna | Wednesday, Jan 18 2017 IST
Bihar Congress today accused the Centre of attacking autonomy of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) by taking the arbitrary decision of scrapping high value currency notes and demanded resignation of RBI Governor owning responsibility for the 'demonetisation... read..
 

Death toll rises to 33 in car bomb attack at Mali army camp

GAO | Wednesday, Jan 18 2017 IST
At least 33 people were killed and dozens injured today when a vehicle packed with explosives detonated at a military camp in Mali's northern city of Gao, a source from the United Nations' MINUSMA peacekeeping mission said. The camp was home to government... read..
 

Uri Attack: No ex-gratia case received so far from concerned units: J&K Govt

Jammu | Wednesday, Jan 18 2017 IST
Jammu and Kashmir Government today said that no case of ex-gratia for martyrs of Uri attack received so far from the concerned authorities. "The ex-gratia cases in respect of NOKs of Uri attack of 2016 have not been received from the concerned units/aut... read..
 

France says Mali army camp explosion is major "symbolic attack"

PARIS | Wednesday, Jan 18 2017 IST
France's interior minister described 's deadly car bomb explosion at an army camp in Gao, northern Mali, as a "major and highly symbolic attack" in an area visited days ago by French President Francois Hollande. The comment came from Interior Minister Bru... read..
 

Kabul attack masterminds move freely in Pakistan: Afghan Prez tells Pak army chief

Kabul [Afghanistan] | January 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has told Pakistan Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa that the terrorists who carried out the recent deadly bombings in Kabul are moving freely in Pakistan.... read..
 

Istanbul New Year's nightclub attacker caught - media reports

By Daren Butler ISTANBUL | Tuesday, Jan 17 2017 IST
The gunman suspected of killing 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day has been caught by police in the city's Esenyurt district, the Hurriyet newspaper website and other media reports said today. The man, who media quoted police as saying h... read..
 

8 security personnel killed in terror attack in Egypt

Cairo |Tuesday, 2017 4:15:04 AM IST
At least eight security personnel were killed and three others injured in a terror attack on a checkpoint in Egypt's New Valley Governorate, some 600 km south of Cairo, according to a statement of Egypt's Health Ministry.... read..
 

New Year nightclub attacker caught in Istanbul - Turkish media reports

ISTANBUL | Tuesday, Jan 17 2017 IST
The gunman suspected of killing 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day has been caught in the city's Esenyurt district, the Hurriyet newspaper website and other media reports said today. The reports could not be confirmed; but Hurriyet said ... read..
 

Istanbul nightclub attacker from Uzbekistan, admits guilt - governor

ISTANBUL | Tuesday, Jan 17 2017 IST
The suspected gunman who killed 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day was born in Uzbekistan and received training in Afghanistan, Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin said on Tuesday after police caught him in a city suburb. Sahin told reporters ... read..
 

Lavrov says allegations of Russian cyber attacks are fabricated

MOSCOW | Tuesday, Jan 17 2017 IST
Allegations of Russian cyber attacks are fabricated, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said today. Lavrov said at a news conference that US intelligence agencies who had tried to prove that US President-elect Donald Trump had links to Russia have dra... read..
 

Turkish deputy PM congratulates police on capture of Istanbul nightclub attacker

ISTANBUL | Tuesday, Jan 17 2017 IST
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus on Tuesday congratulated police on capturing the gunman suspected of killing 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day, after media reported he had been seized in the city. "I congratulate our polic... read..
 

Boko Haram claims Nigeria university attack

BAUCHI/MAIDUGURI | Tuesday, Jan 17 2017 IST
Islamist militant group Boko Haram has said it was behind Monday's twin suicide bombing at a university in north eastern Nigeria which killed two people. A video featuring an audio recording purporting to be leader Abubakar Shekau was posted on social med... read..
 

JMM MLA Anil Murmu dies of Heart Attack

Dumka | Tuesday, Jan 17 2017 IST
JMM MLA from Littipara Anil Murmu died of heart attack today. He was 45. He was survived by his mother, his wife and six children. Family members said in the afternoon he complained of chest pain and blood pressure while staying at his house Kadhalbil loc... read..
 

Turkey arrests New Year's Eve massacre attacker

Istanbul |Tuesday, 2017 7:45:04 AM IST
The man suspected of fatally shooting 39 people in a New Year's Eve attack on an Istanbul nightclub was arrested Monday, media reports said.... read..
 

Petrol bunk attack accused held in Pondy

Puducherry | Tuesday, Jan 17 2017 IST
Police arrested two people on charges of attacking a petrol bunk employee at the Indira Gandhi square here. According to a police statement, two people came to the petrol bunk and picked up a quarrel with Vetrivel on duty, as they gave only Rs 20 after... read..
 

Pakistan: Qatari prince's convoy hunting rare Bustard attacked by villagers

Lahore [Pakistan] | January 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The convoy of a member from the Qatari Royal Family, who was on an expedition to hunt the Houbara Bustard, a rare bird whose meat is prized by Arab sheikhs, was attacked by a group of villagers with guns and knives.... read..
 

BJP warns Kerala CPI-M against attacks on its cadres

|Tuesday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
Patience is running out and there will be strong retaliation if the CPI-M in Kerala did not stop attacking its cadres, a senior BJP leader warned on Tuesday.... read..
 

Main suspect of Istanbul nightclub attack arrested

Ankara [Turkey] | January 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Turkish Police have arrested the main suspect of the deadly terrorist attack on an Istanbul nightclub that killed 39 people on New Year's Eve.... read..
 

Afghan attackers 'live, recruit and operate' in Pakistan: Ghani

Kabul |Monday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani told Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa that those who recently launched attacks in Afghanistan "lived, were recruited and operated freely in Pakistan and no action was taken against them", a Presidential Palace st... read..
 

Istanbul nightclub attack involved an intelligence organisation - deputy PM

ANKARA | Monday, Jan 16 2017 IST
The mass shooting at an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Eve was carried out professionally with the involvement of an intelligence organisation, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said today. "It appears the Reina attack is not just a terroris... read..
 

JICSR to take up Heart Attack Management Programme in rural areas

Kalaburagi | Monday, Jan 16 2017 IST
Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Science and Research (JICSR) will expand affordable heart-care services to poor and marginalised sections in rural areas with a new programme named 'Heart Attack Management Programme ' in which it link all government... read..
 
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