ISLAMABAD: Geo News television is the latest to confirm that the lone gunman captured during the Mumbai carnage does indeed belong to a village in Pakistan’s Punjab province.
The channel’s 9 p.m. news report on Friday showed footage of people at Faridkot in Deepalpur tehsil, Okara district in south Punjab talking about Mohammad Ajmal Amir […]
United Nations: Acceding to India’s demand, the United Nations Security Council on Thursday imposed sanctions on the Pakistan-based Jamat-ud-Dawah (JuD) after declaring it a terrorist outfit.
The Council branded four of the organisation’s top leaders — the founder of the banned Lashkar-e-Taiba Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, the suspected Mumbai attacks mastermind Zakir-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, Haji Muhammad Ashraf and […]
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan began a country-wide crackdown on the Jamat-ud-Dawah and placed its leader Hafiz Mohammed Saeed under house arrest on Thursday night following their designation by the United Nations Security Council as “terrorist.”
No formal ban has yet been announced, but Rehman Malik, who heads the Interior Ministry, told journalists that he had sent out […]
MUMBAI: The interrogation of Mohammad Ajmal Amir Iman, the only terrorist caught alive after the Mumbai attacks, has named those who trained the terrorists, Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) Rakesh Maria told journalists here on Wednesday.
Lashkar operative Zaki-ur-Rahman Lakhvi, Abu Hamza, Kahfa and Hafiz Saeed were among the trainers. The police were still verifying […]
Mumbai: The police on Tuesday released the names of nine terrorists involved in the terror attacks here. They also released photos of eight of them.
Joint Commissioner (Crime) Rakesh Maria said the four terrorists killed at the Taj Mahal Palace and Tower were Hafiz Arshad alias Bada Abdul Rehaman from Multan, Javed alias Abu Ali […]
MUMBAI: Investigators have determined that payments for a voice-over-Internet protocol service used by the terrorists who stormed this city last month were made from Karachi, Mumbai police sources told The Hindu.
The investigators have found that a still-unidentified individual using false identification papers routed $ 290 to the VOIP service Vox Phone through a Karachi […]
Mumbai: Mumbai terror-accused Mohammad Ajmal Amir Iman wishes to write to his parents stating that he was “misled” into the act by the group, Rakesh Maria, Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime), told journalists here on Monday.
Ajmal hails from Faridkot in Pakistan’s Punjab province. The rest of the nine accused, killed in the counter-terror operation, also […]
Washington: United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has said that there is evidence of involvement “somehow” on Pakistan soil in the Mumbai terror attacks and pressed Islamabad to act quickly to arrest suspects to ensure there is no “follow-on attacks.”
Ms. Rice also advised an “outraged” India to exercise restraint so as to not to […]
NEW DELHI: Osama bin-Laden, Fahim Arshad Ansari’s co-workers at the al-Bilal Printing Press in Dubai used to call him. Few realised that his impassioned support of bin-Laden or the beard he had trimmed in the style of the al-Qaeda chief weren’t just theatrical gestures.
The Maharashtra Police were among those who didn’t take Ansari’s story […]
FARIDKOT (NEAR DEPALPUR): The little house was certainly that of a poor family, with a courtyard to one side and a small cart propped up in one corner. The old man and middle-aged woman who answered the door were not the owners. No, they insisted, the owners were away.
‘They’ve gone to a wedding,’ said […]