6 Persons With Suspected ISIS links Arrested In Kerala

Monday, October 3rd, 2016
Kerala ISIS

KANNUR: Six persons with suspected links to ISIS were arrested from Kannur and Kozikhode district in Kerala today by the National Investigation Agency (NIA). The NIA arrested the six after receiving “credible information” that some youth from Kerala and Tamil Nadu were plotting terror attacks at important places across south lndia. Acting on the information, […]

‘Afghans happy with Narendra Modi becoming Indian PM’

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
Amar Sinha

New Delhi: Indian envoy to Afghanistan Amar Sinha on Tuesday said that the Indian aid worker kidnapped in Afghanistan is safe and the government is working towards getting him released. The 47-year-old Indian, Fr Alexis Prem Kumar, was kidnapped by unknown gunmen from Herat earlier this month. Speaking to media, Sinha confirmed that Kumar is […]

Indian embassy in Afghanistan under attack; all 4 terrorists killed

Friday, May 23rd, 2014
Indian embassy in Afghanistan

Kadul : Afghan security forces gather around the lifeless body of a terrorist at the site of a clash between terrorists and security forces at the Indian Consulate in Herat, Afghanistan on Friday. Terrorists armed with machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades attacked the Indian Consulate.  After a nine-hour-long encounter, all four heavily-armed terrorists, who had […]

Taliban suicide car bomb blast near US consulate in Afghanistan, 6 killed

Friday, September 13th, 2013

Kabul: Taliban militants staged a suicide car bombing then engaged in a gunfight with security forces near the American consulate in the western Afghan city of Herat early Friday, officials said. An Afghan translator was killed, while several other people, including police, were wounded. Eyewitnesses however put the death toll at six. The Taliban claimed […]

John Martis from Malpe dies in bombing outside NATO office in Afghanistan

Thursday, July 4th, 2013

Udupi : John Martis (34), a person hailing from Malpe Bailakere  lost his life in a bomb blast at Afghanistan on July 2. Martis was deputed by the UNO under whom he works,  as accountant of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in Afghanistan and was working there since the past four years. Martis who was scheduled […]

35 killed in suicide bomb blast in Afghanistan mosque during Eid prayers

Friday, October 26th, 2012
Afghanistan bomb blast

Kabul:  A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a mosque in northern Afghanistan on Friday, killing 35 people and wounding at least 70, government and hospital officials said. The attack in the town of Maymana, capital of northern Faryab province, came as people were gathering at the mosque to celebrate the Eid al-Adha holiday, said […]

Three British soldiers shot dead in Afghanistan

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

London: A man wearing an Afghan police uniform shot dead three British soldiers at a checkpoint in Afghanistan on Sunday, Britain’s Defence Ministry said on Monday. The soldiers were serving with an Afghan police advisory team and were killed after a meeting at the checkpoint at Nahr-e-Saraj in southern Helmand province. The assailant was injured […]

Talibanisation of Pak can reach Wagah border soon, warns IAF chief

Sunday, April 29th, 2012
IAF chief

Bangalore :  Indian Air  Force chief Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne on Saturday said religious fundamentalist groups like the Taliban operating in Afghanistan may shift close to the Indian border with Pakistan, at Wagah, if the situation deteriorated after withdrawal of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and the U.S. forces from the region. “In […]

Taliban vow revenge for US soldier’s rampage

Monday, March 12th, 2012

Kabul:  Afghanistan’s Taliban insurgents today vowed revenge against “sick minded American savages” for the weekend rampage by a US soldier who killed 16 villagers in their homes. The Taliban would “take revenge from the invaders and the savage murderers for every single martyr”, they said in a statement on their website. The US soldier walked […]

India backs Afghanistan-led peace process: SM Krishna

Monday, December 5th, 2011
SM Krishna

Bonn: As global talks kick-off in Bonn to chart the future course for Afghanistan, India on Monday said it would ‘fully’ support an Afghanistan-led and owned peace process. External Affairs Minister SM Krishna arrived in Bonn for the conference attended by Foreign Ministers of 64 nations and senior officials from nearly 50 other countries except […]

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