Friday, 30 September, 2022
TopicTerror attacks

Topic: terror attacks

Killed in US drone attack in Kabul, al Qaeda chief Zawahiri repeatedly waded into India issues

From ordering ‘blows on the Indian Army’ to holding forth on the college hijab row, Ayman al-Zawahiri was never short of gratuitous advice for the country.

Pakistani ‘head of sleeper cells’ arrested in Delhi was ISI-trained, came to India 14 yrs ago

Mohammad Ashraf, 40, lived in Delhi's Laxmi Nagar area and was tasked with carrying out terror attacks during the festival season, police say.

Decline in terror incidents in J&K in last 3 years, rise in instances of shelling, says govt

Answering a question in Rajya Sabha, MoS for Home G Kishan Reddy said terror incidents in Jammu and Kashmir have come down from 614 in 2018 to 244 in 2020.

Indian-origin teen detained in Singapore for planning mosque attacks after watching IS videos

The boy, a Christian, had watched the livestream killing of Muslims at Christchurch in New Zealand on 15 March 2019, and planned to carry out his attack on its second anniversary.

US could face a chronic domestic terror problem, warn security experts

The Trump presidency emboldened a cabal of armed groups with a far-Right agenda. Seeing their leader out of power will only grow this feeling of frustration.

For French Muslims, every terror attack brings into question their loyalty to the republic

This is a difficult time to be French, but it is especially difficult if you are a French Muslim.

Delhi court sends 6 al Qaeda members, arrested from Bengal & Kerala, to NIA custody

The agency said that the arrested men were radicalised by Pakistan-based al Qaeda terrorists on social media & motivated to launch attacks at multiple locations, including NCR.

9 arrested ‘al Qaeda terrorists’ were planning attacks in India, wanted to send arms to Kashmir

NIA arrested 3 from Kerala and 6 from West Bengal. Agency says they were planning a series of attacks at key installations across India. Accused were radicalised through social media.

Somali terror group Al-Shabaab attacks Kenyan military base also used by US forces

Al-Shabaab claimed it had taken partial control of Camp Simba in Kenya's coastal Lamu region, while the Kenyan army said the attempted breach was repulsed.

Christchurch mosque attacks: How to stop terrorists from misusing internet tops G20 agenda

The Australian terrorist who killed 51 Muslims at two Christchurch mosques in March had livestreamed the bloodbath on Facebook.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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