Tuesday, July 25, 2017

UN chief, Iran condemn Kabul terror attack

United Nations/Tehran |Tuesday, 2017 1:15:05 AM IST
Iran's Foreign Ministry and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemned a deadly terrorist bomb attack in the Afghan capital of Kabul.... read..

Ten Kaurias arrested, sent to jail for attacking police inside Loknath temple

Puri | Tuesday, Jul 25 2017 IST
The police today arrested ten Kaurias, devotees of lord Shiva, including one Balaram Patra, who was injured in servitor attack inside the Loknath temple yesterday and his father. Police booked all the detained devotees since Monday for attempt to mu... read..

53 Amarnath pilgrims killed in terror attacks since 1990

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
As many as 53 Amarnath pilgrims have been killed in 36 terror attacks since 1990, the government informed the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.... read..

Swiss chainsaw attacker still on loose in international manhunt

By Marina Depetris SCHAFFHAUSEN | Tuesday, Jul 25 2017 IST
Police with search hounds hunted today for a chainsaw-wielding loner who mostly lived in the woods, a day after he stormed into an insurance office in the Swiss town of Schaffhausen and wounded two staff members. Police have identified the suspect as 51-y... read..

Keralite dies of heart attack in Sharjah

Sharjah |Tuesday, 2017 7:45:05 PM IST
A Keralite died here of heart attack just a day before he was supposed to return to India, a media report said.... read..

UN chief strongly condemns Lahore terror attack

United Nations |Tuesday, 2017 11:15:24 AM IST
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Lahore that resulted in the deaths of 26 people.... read..

PM Modi strongly condemns terrorist attack in Kabul

New Delhi [India] | July 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condemned the terrorist attack in Kabul.... read..

Five injured in chainsaw attack in Swiss town of Schaffhausen

Schaffhausen [Switzerland] | July 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Five persons were injured after a man carrying a chainsaw attacked people in an office building in the Swiss town of Schaffhausen on Monday.... read..

Hezbollah wages multi-pronged attack on militants at Syrian border - media unit

BEIRUT | Monday, Jul 24 2017 IST
Lebanese Hezbollah launched attacks against Sunni jihadist militants today as part of an offensive to drive them from their last foothold along the Syria-Lebanon border, a military media unit of the group said. Forces of the Iranian-backed Shi'ite group a... read..

Kabul: Over 20 killed in suicide car bomb attack

Kabul [Afghanistan] | July 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
More than 20 people were killed in an explosion in western Kabul on Monday.... read..

Chainsaw attacker targets insurer in Swiss rampage, still on run

By Arnd Wiegmann SCHAFFHAUSEN | Monday, Jul 24 2017 IST
A chainsaw-wielding loner who mostly lived in the woods stormed into an insurance office in a Swiss town today, wounding two members of staff and three other people before fleeing, police said. Police put the centre of Schaffhausen into lockdown and launc... read..

Sonia condemns terrorist attack in Kabul

New Delhi | Monday, Jul 24 2017 IST
Congress President Sonia Gandhi today condemned the dastardly terrorist attack in Kabul, which has left 24 persons dead and several others severely injured. Calling for concerted efforts of international community in confronting the global menace of terr... read..

Sena MP raises terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims, says time for proper response

New Delhi | Monday, Jul 24 2017 IST
The Shiv Sena today raised the issue of terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir and said it is high time a befitting response is given from the Indian Government. Raising the issue during Zero Hour in the Lok Sabha, Sena Member Chandrakan... read..

Dalit killed in clash over love affair, VCK condemns attack

Chennai | Monday, Jul 24 2017 IST
A 30-year-old dalit was killed and four others were injured during a clash over a love affair between a Vanniyar youth and a dalit girl at Pulirampakkam in Tiruvannamalai district of Tamil Nadu. Reports received at the police headquarters here said... read..

39 Indians missing in Iraq: Congress attacks Centre, questions MEA's 'priorities'

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] | July 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Accusing the government of making "zero" efforts in bringing back the 39 Indians abducted by the ISIS three years ago from Iran's Mosul city, the Congress Party on Monday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "net result" for all his middle-east visits.... read..

AAP attacks BJP, RSS over Dinanath Batra recommendations to NCERT

New Delhi | Monday, Jul 24 2017 IST
Lashing out at BJP and RSS over recommendations of right-wing activist Dinanath Batra, who heads the Shiksha Sanskriti Utthan Nyas, to NCERT to remove some words from text books including urdu and arabic, the AAP today said it has exposed their model of... read..

Eight kaurians sustained injuries in police attack

Puri | Monday, Jul 24 2017 IST
As many as eight Kaurias (Shaiva devotees) one Police inspector and a driver were injured in a clash between the Kaurias and Police at the Sri Loknath temple here this morning. The incident occurred as the Police did not take action against a Servitor w... read..

Modi, Sonia condemn Kabul terror attack

New Delhi |Monday, 2017 11:15:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condemned the terror attack in the Afghan capital on Monday that left at least 36 dead and said India stood with Afghans in their fight against terrorism.... read..

Taliban claims responsibility for Kabul suicide car bomb attack

Kabul [Afghanistan] | July 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the bombing that left more than 20 people killed in western Kabul on Monday.... read..

Congress attacks Naidu over his 'properties'

New Delhi [India] | July 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Congress on Monday attacked National Democratic Alliance (NDA) vice-presidential candidate M.Venkaiah Naidu over his and his family's properties.... read..

Straying leopard raids village in Tanzania, attacks 3

Dar es Salaam |Sunday, 2017 4:45:04 AM IST
A leopard strayed into a village in Tanzania's Handeni district and inflicted injuries on 3 people, police said.... read..

Netanyahu condemns Palestinian stabbing attack

Jerusalem |Sunday, 2017 6:15:04 AM IST
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned a Palestinian knife attack in a West Bank settlement that claimed the lives of three members of an Israeli family.... read..

CPI-M leader Targami suffers heart attack in Srinagar

Srinagar | Sunday, Jul 23 2017 IST
The Communist Party of India (M) senior leader Mohammad Yousuf Targami today suffered a massive heart attack at his official residence at Gupkar road in Srinagar this morning. However, the lone member of CPI(I) in the Legislative Assembly, was immediat... read..

Kashmir CPM leader Tarigami suffers heart attack

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | July 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) leader and MLA from Kashmir Kulgam M.Y. Tarigami on Sunday was admitted at a hospital after he suffered a severe heart attack.... read..

SP leader dies after heart attack at meeting chaired by Akhilesh Yadav

Lucknow |Saturday, 2017 5:15:06 PM IST
A senior Samajwadi Party leader Uma Shankar Chowdhary passed away after suffering a massive heart attack on Saturday during a meeting being chaired by party president Akhilesh Yadav at the party office.... read..

Son of Afghan Taliban leader dies carrying out suicide attack

By Jibran Ahmad PESHAWAR | Saturday, Jul 22 2017 IST
The son of Taliban leader Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada died on Thursday carrying out a suicide attack in the province of Helmand in southern Afghanistan, one of the insurgent movement's main spokesmen said. Abdur Rahman, 23, also known as Hafiz Khalid, d... read..

Syrian military says jets attack Islamic State east of Raqqa - state TV

BEIRUT | Saturday, Jul 22 2017 IST
A Syrian military source said Syrian warplanes carried out air strikes against Islamic State in an area of countryside east of Raqqa and near the provincial boundary with Deir al-Zor today, state TV reported. The attacks "destroyed several bases and vehic... read..

Supporters of Tejaswi attack JD (U) spokespersons through posters

Patna | Saturday, Jul 22 2017 IST
The growing bitterness between RJD and JD (U) on the issue of resignation of Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav turned ugly today when Mr Yadav's supporters attacked JD (U) spokespersons through posters accusing them of demanding scalp of their leader on... read..

Interpol circulates list of 173 suspected ISIS members trained to mount revenge attacks in Europe

London [UK] | July 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The International Police Organization (Interpol) has circulated a list of 173 Islamic State militants who it believes could have been trained to carry out revenge suicide attacks in Europe in retaliation for the group's military defeats in the Middle East... read..

Israeli forces raid home of Palestinian attacker, arrest brother

JERUSALEM | Saturday, Jul 22 2017 IST
Israeli security forces today raided the home of the Palestinian attacker who stabbed to death three Israelis and restricted movement for Palestinians from his West Bank village, the military said. An Israeli military spokeswoman said security forces "sur... read..

West Bank attack: Three Israelis stabbed to death

London [U.K.] | July 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Three Israelis have been stabbed to death in an attack in the West Bank amid the violence in Jerusalem, Israeli officials have said.... read..

Czech judges denounce Poland's legal overhaul as attack on freedom

PRAGUE | Friday, Jul 21 2017 IST
Senior Czech judges denounced a judicial overhaul in Poland as an attack on the rule of law today, saying they could no longer stay silent over the changes in their neighbour. Poland's upper house of parliament was expected to pass a bill allowing parli... read..

Museum unveils pre-nuke attack Hiroshima footage

Tokyo |Friday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
A museum on Friday unveiled a rare video footage of Hiroshima city from 1935, a decade before it was devastated by a nuclear bomb.... read..

Hezbollah, Syrian army attack militants at Lebanese-Syrian border - pro-Assad commander

BEIRUT | Friday, Jul 21 2017 IST
The Lebanese group Hezbollah and the Syrian army launched an operation today against militants in an area of the Syrian-Lebanese frontier, a commander in the military alliance fighting in support of President Bashar al-Assad said. The operation was target... read..

Trump attacks media for coverage of Russia case

New York |Friday, 2017 12:45:05 PM IST
US President Donald Trump once again attacked the media on Sunday for what he calls its fake news, this time for disparaging his son, Donald Trump Jr., in their coverage of the Russia case.... read..

Bigger 'destruction of service' attacks set to infect businesses: Cisco

New Delhi |Friday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
Uncovering the rapid evolution of threats and the increasing magnitude of cyber attacks, networking and security major Cisco on Friday forecast a potential "destruction of service" (DeOS) attacks.... read..

Syrian army, Lebanese Hezbollah launch attack in border area

Damascus |Friday, 2017 2:45:06 PM IST
A double battle started against the Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front on both sides of the Syrian-Lebanese border on Friday, a military source said.... read..

BJP attacks Mamata for criticising Centre's policies

Kolkata |Friday, 2017 8:15:06 PM IST
West Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh on Friday accused the Mamata Banerjee government of resorting to vengeful politics by registering false cases against BJP leaders and termed the Trinamool supremo's allegations of harassment against the centre as "lau... read..

India among 5 countries that faced most terror attacks in 2016: US

Washington |Thursday, 2017 2:45:04 AM IST
More than half of the terror attacks in the world in 2016 took place in five countries, including India and Pakistan, a senior US counter-terror official has said.... read..

Number of terrorist attacks globally dropped in 2016 - US gov't

WASHINGTON | Wednesday, Jul 19 2017 IST
The number of terrorist attacks worldwide and deaths from such attacks dropped in 2016 for the second straight year, driven by decreases in Afghanistan, Syria, Nigeria, Pakistan and Yemen, the US State Department said today. The total number of terrorist ... read..

18 Taliban attackers killed in a massive operation after a suicide attack in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan] | July 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Around 18 Taliban insurgents killed in a massive air and ground operations by Afghanistan security forces in the Helmand province of Afghanistan early Thursday.... read..

Sindh Govt. proposes bills against honour killing and acid attacks

Karachi [Pakistan] | July 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Ministry of Women Development in Pakistan's Sindh province has moved two important bills in the province's assembly against honour killing and acid throwing incidents.... read..

Congress attacks government over lynchings in name of cow

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST
Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday attacked the government over incidents of lynching in the name of cow protection, alleging that those attacking Dalits and minorities were getting protection from the ruling BJP.... read..

5 killed in IS attack in Iraq's Kirkuk

Baghdad |Wednesday, 2017 6:15:04 AM IST
A total of five people, including four civilians and a policeman, were killed on Tuesday in an attack by the IS militants at a village near Iraq's northern city of Kirkuk.... read..

UP: Woman attacked by in-laws over property dispute, brother-in-law arrested

Mathura (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | July 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A woman was allegedly attacked with knife by her in-laws over a property dispute in Uttar Pradesh's Vrindavan.... read..

Philippines cancels talks with rebels after attack on presidential guards

By Manuel Mogato MANILA | Wednesday, Jul 19 2017 IST
The Philippines today canceled talks with Maoist-led rebels due on the weekend in the Netherlands after guerrillas attacked a convoy of President Rodrigo Duterte's security men, killing a paramilitary guard and wounding six. Duterte was not in the area on... read..

China preparing to attack India: Mulayam Yadav in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi [India] | July 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Senior Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav on Wednesday raked up the China issue in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session.... read..

Researchers develop new technology to predict asthma attacks in kids!

Washington D.C. [USA] | July 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Good news! A new technology may help to non-invasively predict children or newborn at risk of an asthma attack.... read..

Maoist rebels in Philippines attack presidential guards; 1 dead, 5 wounded

MANILA | Wednesday, Jul 19 2017 IST
Five Philippine presidential guard members were wounded and a paramilitary guard killed today in an attack by Maoist rebels disguised as soldiers, security officials said, an incident that could dent a stuttering peace process. The attack on the elite Pre... read..

Philippine presidential guards wounded in attack by Maoist rebels

MANILA | Wednesday, Jul 19 2017 IST
Four members of the Philippine presidential guard were wounded in a firefight with dozens of Maoist rebels disguised as soldiers at a checkpoint on the southern island of Mindanao, the military said today. The attack on the elite Presidential Security Gro... read..

Don't give communal colour to vigilante attacks: Minister

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
Asking the Congress not to give a communal twist to crimes by cow vigilantes, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday said these incidents did not involve any party or the government but individuals.... read..
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