Tag Archives: terrorism

ISIS executes Japanese hostage, Abe calls it ‘unforgivable act’; Focus on release of 2nd hostage now

A video released by the Islamic State (IS) militant group Saturday claimed one of the two Japanese hostages held by it was beheaded, according to media reports. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned the possible execution, and called it “an unforgivable act of violence”. The government said it was verifying the video, which claimed that Japanese hostage Haruna Yukawa was ...

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India’s Gift: PM Modi Announces Satellite for SAARC in 2016

Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared the launch of a satellite for the SAARC region in 2016 during his first SAARC Summit on Wednesday. Modi said, "We must work with compassion of our hearts, but also with the power of science." Modi said that the gift of India “will benefit us.” On the PMO’s micro blogging website, External Affairs Minister Syed ...

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Exploitation of Internet by Terrorists, India Calls for Action

India has called for changes to the management of the internet infrastructure to prevent terrorists from exploiting it by pointing fingers to the use of internet technologies during the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack. While speaking to the UN Security Council on Wednesday during a marathon session on international cooperation to combat terrorism, India’s UN Ambassador Asoke Kumar Mukerji drew attention ...

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‘We are United by the Ideals of Democracy’ Says Modi to Australian Parliament

Prime Ministr Narendra Modi will head to Fiji on Tuesday evening after his Australian visit, where he hold bilateral talks with his counterpart Tony Abbot and addressed the Australian Parliament in Canberra this morning. Modi is the first Indian PM to address the Australian Parliament. Addressing the gathering, Modi raised his voice against terrorism, which he mentioned as a major ...

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Al Qaeda banking on SIMI to recruit educated Indian youth

Al Qaeda, which has announced plans to target India, is keen on recruiting youth trained in computers or aeronautics for its terror designs and is taking the help of banned terror outfit SIMI for this, officials with access to intelligence inputs have revealed. Sources said intelligence inputs shared by central agencies with the police in some major cities including Delhi, ...

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Rajnath Calls Governments Across the World ‘Tackle Global Terrorism’

As the terrorist attacks get increased, Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh called on governments across the world to collectively address the issue of safe havens for organised criminal and terrorist groups on Wednesday. At an Interpol ministerial meeting and general assembly conducted in Monaco, Rajnath Singh said, "Governments across the world have to collectively address the issue of safe havens ...

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Wagah Attack Findings to be Submitted in Three Days

Pakistan’s Punjab government has formed a joint investigation team to probe the Wagah suicide attack on Tuesday. It will submit its report in the next three days. Home Minister Shuja Khanzada Monday said the probe team, comprising representatives of Chenab Rangers, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Counter Terrorism Department, Special Branch and Punjab Police, will look for possible security lapses that allowed ...

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India Asks UNSC to Enforce Resolutions on Countering Terrorism

India’s UN Ambassador Asoke Kumar Mukerji has asked the UN Security Council (UNSC) on Friday to enforce without exception its resolutions on countering terrorism in order to stave off "an ever-widening spiral of violence and destruction". "The Council must seriously and transparently take measures available to it under the Charter to require member states of implement its resolutions on countering ...

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Canadian PM Calls Parliament Attack as Second ‘Terrorist Attack’

After a soldier was killed and the Parliament was attacked on Wednesday, Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper called it as the second terrorist attack that took place in three days. The soldier was shot to death and the gunshots were being fired outside a room where Harper was speaking. As per reports, treasury board minister Tony Clement said, "PM (Harper) ...

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Modi-Obama Meet: India, US to Fight Terrorism Together

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama have agreed to make “joint and concerted efforts” to dismantle safe havens for terror and criminal networks like LeT, JeM, D-company, al Qaeda and Haqqani network, on Tuesday. The duos have also agreed that the two countries will take steps to disrupt financial and tactical support to these terror outfits during ...

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5 Serial blasts rock Pune, Home Minister Shinde’s visit deferred

Five explosions rocked Pune, the second-tier city of India, on wednesday evening hours before the scheduled visit of Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde to a function at Pune’s Gandharv Theatre, while the sixth explosive was defused by an alert security team, reminding similar explosions which rocked the city of Bangalore in July 2008. The bombs were placed in garbage can ...

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Terrorist Training Camps reactivated by ISI to push 2,500 terrorists in winter, says India

India has alleged that the Pakistan intelligence agency ISI has reactivated terrorist training camps in Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (POK). The camps are likely to send 2,500 terrorists into India to carry out their notorious plans soon, said Jitendra Singh, India’s junior minister of Home Affairs in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. The Indian government said it has ...

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