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UK parliament attacker British-born, had been investigated over extremism concerns| Reuters

First Post.com 4 hours 4 minutes ago

By Elizabeth Piper and William James | LONDON LONDON The attacker who killed three people near parliament before being shot dead was British-born and was once investigated by MI5 intelligence...
ISIS claims British parliament attack; 8 arrested in UK raids
ISIS, on its propaganda news agency #39;Amaq#39; claimed responsibility, saying a "Soldier of the Caliphate" carried out the attack on the British Parliament.
ISIS Claims Responsibility For The Westminster Attack In London, Says Media Reports
As per the latest devlopment in the yesterday's flagrant attack near British Parliament in Westminster central london in which 3 people were killed and 40 others injured The News ISIS Claims Responsibility For The Westminster Attack In London, Says Media Reports appeared first on Sikh Siyasat News .
Islamic State claims responsibility for London attack
The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the terror attack in the heart of London that killed four people, the BBC reported.
PM Theresa May reveals that Westminster attacker was British-born, known to intelligence services
The British Prime Minister has revealed that the Westminster attacker was British-born and known to the police and intelligence services. In a statement to the Commons, Theresa May said he had been investigated some years ago over violent extremism but had been a peripheral figure.
Islamic State claims responsibility for London attack
The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the terror attack in the heart of London that killed four people, the BBC reported.
Islamic State claims UK attack
Islamic State was responsible for an attack outside Britain's parliament.
Islamic State claims responsibility for British parliament attack
CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State was responsible for an attack outside Britain's parliament which left four people dead, the group's Amaq news agency said on Thursday.
Islamic State claims responsibility for London attack
The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the terror attack in the heart of London that killed four people, the BBC reported."So-called Islamic State says it was behind attack in Westminster, according to a statement from the group," the BBC said."The so-called Islamic State terror group has claimed through its news agency that the...
UK parliament attacker British-born, probed earlier for violent extremism: Theresa May
UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday said that the person involved in the deadly parliament attack here is a British national and had been investigated in the past for violent extremism.
ISIS claims responsibility for UK parliament attack
Islamic State claims responsibility for attack outside UK parliament in London, Amag News Agency reported
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This is how Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad behaved on Air India flight - Watch video

Zee News 2 hours 42 minutes ago

A Shiv Sena MP on Thursday repeatedly hit an elderly Air India officer with sandal.
Air India to put Sena MP in 'no-fly' list?
A Shiv Sena MP allegedly took off his slipper and beat an Air India employee over a seat.
AI mulling preparing a no-fly list for unruly passengers
New Delhi:-Air India is mulling preparing a no-fly list for unruly passengers following an incident today at the IGI airport here in which a Shiv Sena MP allegedly assaulted a 60-year-old airline staffer with slippers. “Air India is examining creation of no-fly list of unruly passenger on the lines of other carriers,” a senior airline […] The post AI mulling preparing a no-fly list for unruly passengers appeared first on State Times .
Shiv Sena MP hits AI staffer: Airline mulling a no-fly list for unruly passengers
Air India is mulling preparing a no-fly list for unruly passengers following an incident on at the IGI airport here in which a Shiv Sena MP allegedly assaulted a 60-year-old airline staffer with slippers. The post Shiv Sena MP hits AI staffer: Airline mulling a no-fly list for unruly passengers appeared first on Firstpost .
AI mulling preparing a no-fly list for unruly passengers
Air India is mulling preparing a no-fly list for unruly passengers following an incident today at the IGI airport here in which a Shiv Sena MP allegedly assaulted a 60-year-old airline staffer with slippers.
Shiv Sena MP says he slapped Air India steward 25 times with a slipper
Ravindra Gaikwad refused to get off the plane as he was forced to travel economy despite carrying a business class ticket and did not accept the airline#39;s explanation that there were only economy seats on the flight.
Shiv Sena questions MP who bragged after assaulting Air India official. All you need to know
Crew members and other officials intervened and physically restrained Gaikwad from causing further harm to the victim Sukumar Raman.
Sena MP defends colleague, Air India to FIR
Air India on Thursday said it will file an FIR against Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad for assaulting a staffer after he was forced to travel economy class though he had a business class ticket.
Sena MP defends colleague, Air India to FIR
Air India on Thursday said it will file an FIR against Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad for assaulting a staffer after he was forced to travel economy class though he had a business class ticket.
Sena MP defends colleague, Air India to FIR
Air India on Thursday said it will file an FIR against Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad for assaulting a staffer after he was forced to travel economy class though he had a business class ticket.Air India spokesperson Dhananjay Kumar told IANS: "We have formed a committee to examine the whole incident. As soon as the report comes, the management...
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Airtel to acquire Tikona Networks Rs 4G biz for Rs 1,600cr

The Financial Chronicle 1 hour 36 minutes ago

Telecom major Bharti Airtel today said it will acquire the 4G business of Tikona Networks, including broadband spectrum and 350 sites across five circles, for about Rs 1,600 crore. "Bharti Airtel...
Airtel to acquire Tikona Networks' 4G business
Bharti Airtel has entered into an agreement with Tikona Digital Networks to acquire its 4G business including the broadband wireless access (BWA) spectrum and 350 sites, in five telecom circles for approximately Rs 1,600 crore. As per the agreement, the acquisition of the 4G business in Gujarat, UP (East), UP (West) and Himachal Pradesh will be undertaken by Airtel, while in Rajasthan circle, it will be accomplished through Airtel's subsidiary Bharti Hexacom. Post acquisition, the combined spectrum holding of Airtel in these five circles will be within the spectrum caps prescribed by the government, Bharti Airtel said. Tikona currently has 20 MHz spectrum in the 2,300 MHz band in Gujarat, UP (East), UP (West), Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh circles. Airtel plans to roll out high speed 4G services on the newly acquired spectrum in the five circles immediately after the closure of the transaction, the company said. The proposed acquisition will enable Airtel to bill BWA spectrum gaps in the 2,300 MHz band in Rajasthan, UP (East) and UP (West), thereby securing a pan India footprint in the band. The deal will significantly bolster Airtel's spectrum position in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, taking its overall BWA spectrum holding to 30 MHz each in these circles. Post completion of the deal, Airtel will have 30 MHz in the 2,300 MHz in 13 circles giving it tremendous advantage to handle surging data demand, Airtel added. "Airtel's continued focus on strengthening its 4G capabilities across multiple spectrum bands will be complimented with the BWA spectrum acquisition from Tikona. We believe that combining our capabilities in TD-LTE and FD-LTE will further bolster our network, and help us provide unmatched high-speed wireless broadband experience to our customers," Bharti Airtel managing director and chief executive officer (India and South Asia) Gopal Vittal said. We remain committed to our vision of leading India's digital revolution by offering world-class and affordable telecom services through a robust spectrum portfolio spread across multiple bands, Vittal added.
Airtel to acquire Tikona's 4G business for Rs 1,600 crore
New Delhi: Bharti Airtel on Thursday announced it has entered into an agreement with Tikona Digital Networks to acquire the latter's 4G business, including the Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) spectrum and 350 sites, in five telecom circles for around Rs 1,600 crore, a company statement said. "Tikona currently has 20 MHz spectrum in the 2,300 MHz band in Gujarat, UP (East), UP (West), Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh circles. Airtel plans to roll-out high speed 4G services on the newly acquired spectrum in the five circles immediately after the closure of the transaction," Airtel said in the statement. However, the acquisition is subject to requisite regulatory approvals. The company in a regulatory filing with the BSE said the indicative time of completion of the acquisition is 60 days. "Airtel's continued focus on strengthening its 4G capabilities across multiple spectrum bands will be complemented with the BWA spectrum acquisition from Tikona. We believe that combining our capacities in TD-LTE (term division-long term evolution) and FD-LTE (frequency division-long term evolution) will further bolster our network, and help us provide unmatched high-speed wireless broadband experience to our customers," said Gopal Vittal, MD & CEO (India & South Asia), Bharti Airtel. "We remain committed to our vision of leading India's digital revolution by offering world-class and affordable telecom services through a robust spectrum portfolio spread across multiple bands," he added. According to the agreement, the acquisition of the 4G business in Gujarat, UP (East), UP (West) and Himachal Pradesh will be undertaken by Airtel, while in the Rajasthan circle, it will be accomplished through Airtel's subsidiary Bharti Hexacom Limited. Post-acquisition, the combined spectrum holding of Airtel in these five circles will be within the spectrum caps prescribed by the government, the statement clarified. The proposed acquisition will enable Airtel to fill BWA spectrum gaps in the 2,300 MHz band in Rajasthan, UP (East) and UP (West), thereby securing a pan India footprint in the band. "The deal will significantly bolster Airtel's spectrum position in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, taking its overall BWA spectrum holding to 30 MHz each in these circles. Post completion of the deal, Airtel will have 30 MHz in the 2300 MHz band in 13 circles giving it tremendous advantage to handle the surging data demand," the statement added.
After Telenor, Airtel to acquire Tikona Networks#39; 4G biz for about Rs 1,600cr
With this acquisition, Airtel will be second company, after Reliance Jio, in the country to have pan-India presence in 2300 Mhz band - which has second largest ecosystem of 4G devices.
Bharti Airtel has acquired Tikonas 4G business along with spectrum for Rs 1,600 crore
Bharti Airtel on Thursday announced it has entered into an agreement with Tikona Digital Networks to acquire the latter's 4G business, including the Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) spectrum and 350 sites, in five telecom circles for around Rs 1,600 crore, a company statement said. The post Bharti Airtel has acquired Tikona’s 4G business along with spectrum for Rs 1,600 crore appeared first on Tech2 .
Airtel to acquire Tikona Networks' 4G biz for about Rs 1,600cr
Telecom major Bharti Airtel today said it will acquire 4G business of Tikona Networks, including broadband spectrum and 350 sites across 5 circles, for about Rs 1,600 crore.
Airtel to acquire Tikonas 4G business for Rs. 1600 crore
Bharti Airtel today announced thatit has entered into a definitive agreement with Tikona to acquire Tikona’s 4G Business including itsBroadband Wireless Access (BWA) spectrum and 350 sites, in five telecom circles forRs. 1,600 crores. Tikona currently has 20 MHz spectrum in the 2300 MHz band in Gujarat, UP (East), UP (West), Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh … Continue reading "Airtel to acquire Tikona’s 4G business for Rs. 1600 crore"
Airtel to acquire Tikona's 4G business for Rs 1,600 crore
Bharti Airtel on Thursday announced an agreement with Tikona Digital Networks to acquire the latter's 4G business, including the Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) spectrum and 350 sites, in five telecom circles for around Rs 1,600 crore.However, the acquisition is subject to requisite regulatory approvals."Tikona currently has 20 MHz spectrum in...
Telecom battle gets more intense as Bharti Airtel acquires Tikona's 4G spectrum for Rs 1600 crore
Bharti Airtel on Thursday entered into an agreement with Tikona Digital Networks to acquire Tikona's 4G business. The acquisition also includes Tikona's Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) spectrum and 350 sites, in five telecom circles.
Bharti Airtel to buy Tikona's 4G business for Rs 1,600 cr
Deal also includes acquisition of Tikona's 350 sites in five telecom circles
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UK parliament attacker named as British-born Khalid Masood

Zee News 2 hours 40 minutes ago

The attacker who killed three people near parliament in London before being shot dead was named on Thursday as British-born Khalid Masood, who was once investigated by MI5 intelligence officers...
UK police identify parliament attacker as Khalid Masood
The man who mowed down pedestrians and stabbed a policeman in a deadly assault on the British parliament was identified by police on Thursday as 52-year-old Khalid Masood. Londons Metropolitan Police said in a statement that Masood was known by "a number of aliases". He was born in Kent in southeast England and had been living in the West Midlands, which includes the city of Birmingham where there was an armed police raid overnight in connectiong with Wednesdays assault. Police said Masood had a range of convictions for assault including grievous bodily harm, possession of offensive weapons and public order offences ranging from 1983 to 2003. However, it said Masood had never been convicted of any terrorism offences and that he "was not the subject of any investigations and there was no prior intelligence about his intent to mount a terrorist attack". Earlier Thursday, Prime Minister Theresa May said the man behind the attack had once been investigated by the intelligence service MI5 "in relation to concerns about violent extremism".
British police name London attacker as Khalid Masood
The 52-year-old had a string of criminal convictions but none for terrorism-related offences
Scotland Yard identifies London terror attacker
Scotland Yard on Thursday formally identified the London terror attacker as 52-year-old Khalid Masood, who was known to police, the BBC reported.Masood was born in Kent and detectives believe he was most recently living in the West Midlands.Masood was not the subject of any current investigations and there was no prior intelligence about his...
London terror attack: British police identifies main suspect as 52-year-old Khalid Masood
British police have identified the person responsible for the terror attack near Parliament as 52-year-old Khalid Masood. The post London terror attack: British police identifies main suspect as 52-year-old Khalid Masood appeared first on Firstpost .
UK Parliament attacker identified as British national Khalid Masood
British police named 52-year-oldKhalid Masood as the man who killed three people near London parliament.
British police name London attacker as Khalid Masood, 52
LONDON (Reuters) - British police named the man who killed three people near parliament before being shot dead as Khalid Masood, saying he had a string of criminal convictions but none for terrorism-related offences.
British police name London attacker as Khalid Masood, 52
British police named the man who killed three people near parliament before being shot dead as Khalid Masood, saying he had a string of criminal convictions but none for terrorism-related offences.
UK Parliament attack: Latest updates
Khalid Masood, 52, has been named as the driver of a car which knocked down multiple people on Westminster Bridge before driving into railings surrounding the Palace of Westminster. The incident ended with Masood fatally stabbing a police officer before being shot just inside the grounds of the Parliament. Eight arrests have been made so far following the March 22 attack in London, U.K.
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Sena MP hits AI officer with slippers

The Assam Tribune 1 hour 36 minutes ago

NEW DELHI, March 23 - Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad hit a 60-year-old Air India duty manager with his slippers at least 20 times and tore his shirt at IGI airport here today, prompting the airline...
After Shiv Sena MP thrashed staffer, Air India to prepare no-fly list of unruly passengers
Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad refused to deboard the Air India flight he travelled by from Pune to Delhi, leading to him beating up and abusing a duty manager who urged him to.
Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad hits Air India staff: Why did the crew not restrain him?
The captain and the co-pilot they didnt think to offload this idiot or alert the security and the police in Delhi of an unruly passenger on board. The post Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad hits Air India staff: Why did the crew not restrain him? appeared first on Firstpost .
AI mulling preparing a no-fly list for unruly passengers
Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, who was flying on an Air India flight from Pune to Delhi, hit the airline#39;s duty manager Sukumar with his slipper several times.
Shiv Sena MP booked for assaulting Air India staff
Shiv Sena's Osmanabad MP Ravindra Gaikwad was on Thursday booked in two cases for assaulting an Air India staffer and delaying a scheduled flight.An Air India spokesperson said two separate first information reports (FIRs) were lodged against Gaikwad, with one being for abusing and assaulting an AI staffer with slippers and "attempting to throw...
Sena seeks explanation from MP for assaulting AI staffer
Shiv Sena today sought an explanation from its Lok Sabha MP Ravindra Gaikwad, who allegedly hit an AirIndia staffer at IGI airport in Delhi with a slipper, and remained defiant over the incident.
AI mulling preparing a no-fly list for unruly passengers
Air India is mulling preparing a no-fly list for unruly passengers following an incident today at the IGI airport here in which a Shiv Sena MP allegedly assaulted a 60-year-old airline staffer with slippers. "Air India is examining creation of no-fly list of unruly passenger on the lines of other carriers," a senior airline official said. Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, who was flying on an Air India flight from Pune to Delhi, hit airlines duty manager Shivkumar with his slipper several times when the latter urged him to deplane after the lawmaker refused to do so once the plane landed at Delhi airport. "The MP turned violent, broke the duty managers spectacles, tore his shirt and hit him with slippers several times," airline sources said. Gaikwad, carrying a business class ticket, insisted on taking the airlines early morning flight AI-852 from Pune to Delhi, which is an all-economy class. This led to an argument with the airline employees in Pune and an assault on the manager by the MP when the aircraft landed in Delhi. There have been several reported incidents of unruly behaviour by the fliers onboard various airlines in the recent times. Last month, AirAsia India filed a police complaint in Bangalore against two drunk fliers for creating "nuisance" onboard one of its flights. In January, IndiGo was forced to tie down a passenger to his seat for being violent onboard one of its flight from Dubai for New Delhi. According to the officials, between July 2016 and February 2017, 53 incidents of unruly behaviour by the passengers have been reported by the domestic airlines. According to the global aviation body, International Air Transport Association (IATA), "unruly passengers" are one of the top three safety issues that concern cabin crew. As per the IATA, in 2015, there were 10,854 reported cases of unruly behaviour by the passengers across airlines worldwide, which translate into one incident for every 1,205 flights.
Sena MP beats AI officer with slippers
Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad hit a 60-year-old Air India duty manager with his slippers at least 20 times and tore his shirt at IGI airport here today, prompting the airline to file a police complaint. According to an Air India spokesperson its duty manager at Delhi airport was hit with slippers several times by Gaikwad after he complained that he had to travel economy - on an all-economy flight - even though he had a business class ticket. The assault was acknowledged by the MP, who also remained defiant over the incident and instead sought an apology from the airline's chairman and managing director. Air India lodged a complaint with the police against the Shiv Sena MP for "assaulting" its duty manager at Delhi airport, an airline spokesperson said. Police said the officer, Sukumar, has been sent for medical examination and based on its report a case will be registered. The spokesperson said that the airline has filed another complaint with the police against Gaikwad for ...
Shiv Sena MP assaults elderly Air India officer with sandal, refuses to apologise; FIR lodged against Ravindra Gaikwad
A FIRwas lodged against ShivSenaMPRavindraGaikwad who punched and hit a 60-year-old Air India Duty Manager with his slippers.
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India call up uncapped Iyer as cover for injured Kohli

Reuters 3 hours 23 minutes ago

BENGALURU (Reuters) - India have called up uncapped batsman Shreyas Iyer for the fourth and final test against Australia as cover for captain Virat Kohli who has not recovered fully from a shoulder...
Shreyas Iyer called up as cover for Kohli
Shreyas Iyer, Mumbai's highest run-getter for the last two Ranji Trophy seasons, will join India's Test squad on Friday as cover for Virat Kohli
India vs Australia 2017: Virat Kohli skips nets to rest shoulder ahead of the fourth Test match
The Indian captain, however, was present right through the session.
India vs Australia: Virat Kohli skips batting at net session, Mohammad Shami to miss Dharamsala Test
Skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday skipped batting at India's net session ahead of the fourth cricket Test against Australia. The post India vs Australia: Virat Kohli skips batting at net session, Mohammad Shami to miss Dharamsala Test appeared first on Firstpost .
Kohli skips batting at nets, no Shami for 4th Test
Skipper Virat Kohli today skipped batting at Indias net session ahead of the fourth cricket Test against Australia. It was also learnt that pacer Mohammed Shami will not be picked for the match as he is still being monitored by physio Patrick Farhart. Kohli is nursing an injury on his right shoulder sustained while trying to save a boundary in Australias first innings at Ranchi. While there were speculations that he would be forced to take a break, Kohli defied odds as he came out to bat even though he didnt score too many runs in the third Test. Today Kohli was present at the ground with his teammates. With a bandaged right shoulder, Kohli took part in the customary warm-up. He did some under-arm throwing during fielding practice. Perhaps it was more to do with not exerting pressure on his hurt shoulder. With India having another practice session slated for tomorrow, Kohli is expected to bat at the nets. Known for his guts, the India skipper will not even in his dream like to miss a match, which is set to have a lasting imprint on the series. Meanwhile, it was learnt that Shami doesnt have a chance to be picked for the game. "Shami was with the team in Ranchi also as Farhart is monitoring his progress. He was not named in the squad of 15 for the final Test. Sending him to play Vijay Hazare final was a part of that extensive rehabilitation plan," a well-informed source told PTI today.
Kohli skips batting at nets, no Shami for 4th Test
Skipper Virat Kohli today skipped batting at India's net session ahead of the fourth cricket Test against Australia. It was also learnt that pacer Mohammed Shami will not be picked for the match as he is still being monitored by physio Patrick Farhart. Kohli is nursing an injury on his right shoulder sustained while trying to save a boundary in Australia's first innings at Ranchi. While there were speculations that he would be forced to take a break, Kohli defied odds as he came out to bat even though he didn't score too many runs in the third Test. Today Kohli was present at the ground with his teammates. With a bandaged right shoulder, Kohli took part in the customary warm-up. He did some under-arm throwing during fielding practice. Perhaps it was more to do with not exerting pressure on his hurt shoulder. With India having another practice session slated for tomorrow, Kohli is expected to bat at the nets. Known for his guts, the India skipper will not .
Ind vs Aus: Virat Kohli skips practice over injury; no Mohammed Shami for 4th Test
While there were speculations that he would be forced to take a break,Kohlidefied odds as he came out to bat even though he didn't score too many runs in the third Test.
Kohli skips batting at nets, no Shami for 4th Test
Skipper Virat Kohli today skipped batting at India's net session ahead of the fourth cricket Test against Australia.
Kohli skips batting at nets, no Shami for 4th Test
Dharamsala:-Skipper Virat Kohli today skipped batting at India’s net session ahead of the fourth cricket Test against Australia. It was also learnt that pacer Mohammed Shami will not be picked for the match as he is still being monitored by physio Patrick Farhart. Kohli is nursing an injury on his right shoulder sustained while trying […] The post Kohli skips batting at nets, no Shami for 4th Test appeared first on State Times .
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Aseemanand gets bail in Mecca Masjid blast case

Deccan Herald 42 minutes ago

A National Investigation Agency special court on Thursday granted conditional bail to former RSS activists Swami Aseemanand and co-accused Bharat Mohanlal Rateshwar alias Bharat Bhai in the 2007...
Aseemanand granted bail in Mecca Masjid blast case
A city court on Thursday granted conditional bail to former RSS worker Swami Aseemanand in the 2007 Mecca Masjid bomb blast case.
Aseemanand granted bail in Mecca Masjid blast case
A city court on Thursday granted conditional bail to former RSS worker Swami Aseemanand in the 2007 Mecca Masjid bomb blast case.The Fourth Metropolitan Sessions court directed him to furnish two sureties of Rs 50,000 each and not to leave Hyderabad without prior permission.Nine persons were killed in the blast during Friday prayers at the...
Mecca Masjid blast: Aseemanand granted bail by Hyderabad court
Hyderabad: A Hyderabad court on Thursday granted bail to Swami Aseemanand in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast case. At least, nine people were killed and 58 injured when an IED exploded inside the Mecca Masjid here on May 18, 2007. Earlier in March, Aseemanand was acquitted by a special National Investigation Court (NIA) in connection with the 2007 Ajmer blast case. Aseemanand was accused in the Ajmer blast case as per the NIA's chargesheet filed in 2007. Aseemanand is an accused in several other cases including the explosion in the same year on the Samjhauta Express train which led to the death of 70 passengers on the train running between India and Pakistan. He was jailed in 2010 after allegedly admitting to his involvement in the terror attack on the train.
Mecca Masjid blast: Aseemanand granted bail by Hyderabad court
A Hyderabad court on Thursday granted bail to Swami Aseemanand in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast case.At least, nine people were killed and 58 injured when an IED exploded inside the Mecca Masjid here on May 18, 2007.Earlier in March, Aseemanand was acquitted by a special National Investigation Court (NIA) in connection with the 2007 Ajmer blast case.Aseemanand was accused in the Ajmer blast case as per the NIA's chargesheet filed in 2007.Aseemanand is an accused in several other cases including the explosion in the same year on the Samjhauta Express train which led to the death of 70 passengers on the train running between India and Pakistan.He was jailed in 2010 after allegedly admitting to his involvement in the terror attack on the train.
2007 Mecca Masjid blast: Aseemanand granted bail by Hyderabad court
A Hyderabad court on Thursday granted bail to Swami Aseemanand in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast case. At least, nine people were killed and 58 injured when an IED exploded inside the Mecca Masjid here on May 18, 2007. Earlier in March, Aseemanand was acquitted by a special National Investigation Court (NIA) in connection with the 2007 Ajmer blast case. Aseemanand was accused in the Ajmer blast case as per the NIA's chargesheet filed in 2007. Aseemanand is an accused in several other cases including the explosion in the same year on the Samjhauta Express train which led to the death of 70 passengers on the train running between India and Pakistan. He was jailed in 2010 after allegedly admitting to his involvement in the terror attack on the train. Report India ANI Hyderabad Hyderabad Ajmer blast case Mecca Masjid blasts Swami Aseemanand National Investigation Court (NIA) Thu, 23 Mar 2017-06:55pm Date updated: Thursday, 23 March 2017 - 6:55pm Article Images: Swami Aseemanand ANI Short URL: dnai.in/e99u Embargo: Syndicate: Hide lead image: Page views: 88 From Print Edition:
After acquittal in Ajmer blast, Swami Aseemanand now gets bail in Mecca Masjid bomb attack case
Aseemanand is one of the key accused in the blast in historic Mecca Mosque in Hyderabad in May 2007, which killed more than 16 people and injured several others The post After acquittal in Ajmer blast, Swami Aseemanand now gets bail in Mecca Masjid bomb attack case appeared first on Firstpost .
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Sidhu can continue his TV innings: Punjab AG

Deccan Herald 2 hours 22 minutes ago

Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu can continue as a celebrity-judge on a popular TV comedy show and there is no conflict of interest in it, according to states Advocate General Atul Nanda. "The...
Navjot Sidhu can continue his TV innings: Punjab AG
As per the AG's opinion, Sidhu faces no legal barrier in continuing with his work on the show
Navjot Singh Sidhu working for TV show does not amount to conflict of interest, notes Punjab AG
As per the AG's opinion, Sidhu faces no legal barrier in continuing with his work on the show. The post Navjot Singh Sidhu working for TV show does not amount to conflict of interest, notes Punjab AG appeared first on Firstpost .
No 'conflict of interest' in Sidhu's TV show: Punjab AG
Punjab Advocate General Atul Nanda has not found any conflict of interest in criceter turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu's working as state Cabinet minister and his work on popular 'The Kapil Sharma Show', an official sourse said.Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh confirmed on Thursday evening that he has received The Advocate General's...
Good news for Navjot Sidhu
Punjab minister Navjot Sidhu can take part in television shows and there is no conflict of interest in it, feels the state's Advocate General Atul Nanda.
Navjot Sidhu & Kapil Sharma Knot To Remain Intact, As Punjab AG Finds No Conflict Of Interest In His TV Show
In a press statement issued from the Chief Minister's office here today the Punjab Advocate General Atul Nanda has not found any conflict of interest between Navjot The News Navjot Sidhu & Kapil Sharma Knot To Remain Intact, As Punjab AG Finds No Conflict Of Interest In His TV Show appeared first on Sikh Siyasat News .
Sidhu's appearance on 'Kapil Sharma Show': Advocate General to submit detailed report to Punjab govt today
Punjab Chief Minister said that his government may have to change the cricketer-turned-politician's portfolio if it is not permissible.
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Man held after car speeds into Antwerp shopping street| Reuters

First Post.com 3 hours 42 minutes ago

By Clement Rossignol | ANTWERP, Belgium ANTWERP, Belgium A man drove a car at speed into a pedestrianised street in Antwerp on Thursday, forcing people to jump out of its path, a day after an...
Man held for 'driving at crowd' in Belgium
Vehicle had French number plates and was driven at high speed into Antwerp's main shopping street
A man arrested in north Belgian city of Antwerp on suspicion of driving at crowd
A man has been arrested in the north Belgian city of Antwerp on suspicion of driving at a crowd.The vehicle, bearing French number plates, was driven at high speed towards Antwerp's main shopping street.
Man held for 'driving at crowd' in Belgium
A man was arrested in the Belgian city of Antwerp after he drove at high speed towards a crowd on Thursday, police said.According to police, the vehicle had French number plates and was driven "at high speed" into the Meir, Antwerp's main shopping street, by a man of north African descent."A man in camouflage was taken away," BBC quoted a police...
Man held after car speeds into Antwerp shopping street
ANTWERP, Belgium (Reuters) - A man drove a car at speed into a pedestrianised street in Antwerp on Thursday, forcing people to jump out of its path, a day after an assailant rammed a vehicle into crowds in central London, police said.
Belgium arrests man trying to drive down shopping street at high speed
"At about 11 a. m. this morning a vehicle entered De Meir at high speed due to which pedestrians had to jump away," a police spokesman told a news conference, referring to the street name.
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FIR registered against Shiv Sena's Gaikwad for hitting Air India staff

Business Standard 6 hours 42 minutes ago

Air India on Thursday registered two FIRs against Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad for hitting an Air India staffer with his slipper over sitting issue and for forcibly holding the flight and delaying...
Shiv Sena MP admits hitting Air India staffer
[India], Mar. 23 (ANI): Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad on Thursday admitted that he hit an Air India staffer with slipper followed by a business class sitting issue. "Yes, I had hit the staff. Do you expect me to hear their abuses quietly? What should have I done? He first misbehaved with me," Gaikwad told ANI. He further said that he had filed a complaint regarding the sitting arrangement but nobody was there to answer the problem, adding that he had take such an action. "I will complain about this misbehaviour in the Parliament. They can complaint whoever they want to I will give my answer," he said. Meanwhile, the Air India staffer who was hit by Gaikwad said that the MP hit him and used bad words and humiliated him in front of the entire crew. "When I told him what he (Gaikwad) is asking isn't possible, he became abusive and started using foul language. God save our country if this is the culture and behaviour of our MPs," the Air India staffer said. Earlier in the day, in a grim reminder of the VVIP culture, Gaikwad hit an Air India staff with his slipper over business class sitting issue. Gaikwad was travelling from Pune to New Delhi when the scuffle broke out over the sitting arrangement. The MP claimed that his ticket was for business class but Air India provided him economy class. An Air India spokesperson said a team has been constituted to probe the entire incident. (ANI)
FIR registered against Shiv Sena's Gaikwad for hitting Air India staff
Air India on Thursday registered two FIRs against Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad for hitting an Air India staffer with his slipper over sitting issue and for forcibly holding the flight and delaying it for 40 minutes.
Shiv Sena MP admits hitting Air India staffer
Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad on 24 March admitted that he hit an Air India staffer with slipper followed by a business class sitting issue. "Yes, I had hit the staff. Do you expect me to hear their abuses quietly? What should have I done? He first misbehaved with me," Gaikwad told ANI. He further said that he had filed a complaint regarding the sitting arrangement but nobody was there to answer the problem, adding that he had take such an action. "I will complain about this misbehaviour in the Parliament . They can complaint whoever they want to I will give my answer," he said. Meanwhile, the Air India staffer, Sukumar, who was hit by Gaikwad said that the MP broke his glasses, used bad words and humiliated him in front of the entire crew. "When I told him what he (Gaikwad) is asking isn't possible, he became abusive and started using foul language. God save our country if this is the culture and behaviour of our MPs," the Air India staffer said. Earlier in the day, in a grim reminder of the VVIP culture, Gaikwad hit an Air India staff with his slipper over business class sitting issue. Gaikwad was travelling from Pune to New Delhi when the scuffle broke out over the sitting arrangement. The MP claimed that his ticket was for business class but Air India provided him economy class. An Air India spokesperson said a team has been constituted to probe the entire incident.
Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad hits Air India staffer with slipper; complainant says 'God save our country'
ShivSenaMPRavindraGaikwad said the Air India staff member misbehaved with him.
Shiv Sena MP assaults Air India staff over seating issue
The incident happened in the Morning, Gaikwad's flight from Pune landed in Delhi around 10.30 am. He reportedly denied to get down from the plane, which led into a heated arguement.
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IPL 2017: Rising Pune Supergiant sign Imran Tahir as replacement for injured Mitchell Marsh

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IPL 2017: Rising Pune Supergiant sign Imran Tahir as replacement for injured Mitchell Marsh The post IPL 2017: Rising Pune Supergiant sign Imran Tahir as replacement for injured Mitchell Marsh...
IPL 2017: Imran Tahir joins Rising Pune Supergiants as injured Mitchell Marsh's replacement
Tahir missed out during this year'sIPLauction with no franchise showing keen interests in one of the highest ranking bowlers in the game. But, with Marsh's injury, thePuneteam grabbed on to theProteafrom the pool of registered available players.
RPS announce Imran Tahir as replacement for injured Mitchell Marsh
Unsold in the auction, Imran Tahir was named as replacement for Mitchell Marsh, who has been ruled out of IPL 2017.
IPL 10: Rising Pune Supergiants replace injured Mitchell Marsh with unsold South African star
Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) have replaced injured Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh with South African leg spinner Imran Tahir for the 10th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL), starting on April 5. Marsh was ruled out of IPL 10 owing to a shoulder injury during the ongoing Test series against India. While Tahir, who had represented Delhi Daredevils in 2016 remained unsold in the latest auction. As per the player regulations, RPS exercised the right to replace an injured player from the Registered Available Player Pool (RAPP) list, which Tahir was part of. Report Sport DNA Web Team DNA webdesk Imran Tahir Mitchell Marsh Delhi Daredevils Indian Premier League (IPL) Web Exclusive Cricket Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) Thu, 23 Mar 2017-08:17pm Date updated: Thursday, 23 March 2017 - 8:17pm Article Images: Mitchell Marsh AFP Short URL: dnai.in/2 Embargo: Syndicate: Hide lead image: Page views: 89 From Print Edition:
Pune sign Tahir for injured Mitchell Marsh
Imran Tahir is set to turn up for a second IPL franchise - the Rising Pune Supergiant - after being signed as a replacement for the injured Australian allrounder Mitchell Marsh
IPL: Tahir replaces Mitchell Marsh in Pune Supergiant
After failing to find any takers in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auctions last month, South Africa leg-spinner Imran Tahir on Thursday finally managed to get one when he replaced injured Australian pacer Mitchell Marsh in the Rising Pune Supergiant.Marsh, who suffered a shoulder injury after the second Test against India in Bengaluru earlier...
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ISIS claims British Parliament attack

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LONDON, March 23 - The Islamic State today claimed responsibility for a brazen terror attack on the UK Parliament that killed four people, including the British-born attacker who was known to...
Islamic State claims British parliament attack; 8 arrested in UK raids
London:Eight people were arrested in raids across London and Birmingham today after a terror attack on the UK Parliament in the heart of Westminster killed four people, including the ISIS attacker who was inspired by "Islamist ideology" and known to British secret services. "We are not afraid...An act of terrorism tried to silence our democracy, but today we meet as normal," Prime Minister Theresa May told the packed House of Commons which reopened today with a minutes silence a day after the attack. "What I can confirm is that the man was British born and that – some years ago – he was once investigated in relation to concerns about violent extremism. He was a peripheral figure," she told sombre-looking lawmakers. Three people were killed and 40 injured when the attacker mowed down pedestrians on a bridge and stabbed to death a police officer outside parliament complex before being shot dead by Scotland Yard officers yesterday. "It is still believed that this attacker acted alone, and the police have no reason to believe there are imminent further attacks on the public. His identity is known to the police and MI5, and when operational considerations allow, he will be publicly identified. Our working assumption is that the attacker was inspired by Islamist ideology," May said. Meanwhile, the ISIS on its propaganda news agency Amaq claimed responsibility, saying a "Soldier of the Caliphate" carried out the attack on the British Parliament. "The operation was carried out in response to calls to target coalition countries," it said in a statement. The Prime Minister confirmed that eight people have been arrested during raids across London and Birmingham following the attack on the Palace of Westminster in London, which houses Britains Parliament and the iconic Big Ben. In her message to the police, British Queen Elizabeth II said, "My thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathy are with all those who have been affected by yesterdays awful violence." May said the threat level to the UK has been set at severe – meaning an attack is highly likely – for some time. This is the second highest threat level. The highest level critical means there is specific intelligence that an attack is imminent. "As there is no such intelligence, the independent Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre has decided that the threat level will not change in the light of yesterday's attack," she said. Giving details known about the attack, May said a single attacker drove his vehicle at speed into innocent pedestrians who were crossing Westminster Bridge, killing two people and injuring around 40 more, of which 29 were hospitalised.The attacker then left the vehicle and approached a police officer at Carriage Gates of Parliament, attacking him with a large knife, before he was shot dead by an officer. In addition to 12 Britons admitted to hospital, the injured include three French children, two Romanians, four South Koreans, one German, one Pole, one Irish, one Chinese, one Italian, one American and two Greeks."There was no prior intelligence of attackers intent – or of the plot. Intensive investigations continue," May said. She also paid tribute to the security services and the police officer who lost his life in the attack. "Yesterday we saw the worst of humanity, but we will remember the best. We will remember the extraordinary efforts to save the life of Police Constable Keith Palmer. He was every inch a hero," she said. Scotland Yard Acting Deputy Commissioner and Head of Counter Terrorism Mark Rowley said the investigation was at a critical stage and the identity of the attacker was not being released as the ongoing investigation tries to piece together the suspects "motivations, his preparation and associates".He urged the public to use their instincts and report anything suspicious, saying the Met Police will be working round the clock and all annual leave has been cancelled. "We must not allow terrorists to create discord, distrust and fear. The police stand with all communities," Rowley said. Overnight, West Midland Police officers stormed a second-floor flat in the city believed to be the residence of the knife-wielding attacker and led away people in handcuffs.It has also emerged that the car used in the attack was reportedly hired from Solihull area of Birmingham.The flag at New Scotland Yard premises in London is flying at half-mast following the attack, which claimed the life of one of their officers who was on guard at Parliament. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan today invited all Londoners and visitors to the capital to a candlelit vigil in Trafalgar Square to show solidarity with the victims of the attack. PTI
British-born blamed for terror attack, eight held
A day after a terror attack in the heart of London left four people dead, police on Thursday identified the lone attacker as a British-born and said eight suspects had been arrested.Seven of the persons wounded in the Wednesday attack near Parliament were in critical condition, authorities said. Twenty-nine were discharged from hospitals.The...
ISIS claims British parliament attack; 8 arrested in UK raids
Eight people were arrested in raids across London and Birmingham today after a terror attack on the UK Parliament in the heart of Westminster killed four people, including the ISIS attacker who was inspired by "Islamist ideology" and known to British secret services.
London Attacker was British born; earlier investigated by MI5: Theresa May
She also confirmed that eight people have been arrested as part of raids across London
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After failed Sept bid, Yes Bank plans $650 m QIP sale

DNA 4 hours 36 minutes ago

Six months after aborting an earlier attempt, private sector lender Yes Bank today said it will be hitting the market with qualified institutional placement (QIP) again, aiming to raise USD 650...
Yes Bank launches up to $750 million share sale
The base size of the sale of new shares is $650 million and the bank has an option to increase it to $750 million, the term sheet showed.
Yes Bank launches up to $750 million share sale - term sheet
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Yes Bank Ltd, India's fifth-biggest private sector lender by assets, has launched a share sale to institutions to raise as much as $750 million, according to a deal term sheet seen by Reuters.
YES Bank launches $650-mn QIP offer
The floor price has been fixed at Rs 1,498.95 per share
Yes Bank announces launch of $1 billion QIP issue
The country#39;s fourth largest private lender set the floor price at Rs 1,498.95 per share.
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Rohit Sharma, Kedar Jadhav ruled out of Deodhar Trophy

DNA 4 hours 21 minutes ago

The All India Senior Selection Committee have named replacements for Rohit Sharma and Kedar Jadhav who have been ruled out of the Paytm Prof D. B. Deodhar Trophy 2017 due to an injury.
Injured Rohit Sharma, Kedar Jadhav ruled out of Deodhar Trophy
WhileRohitsuffered a minor knee injury,Jadhavwas rested due to a stomach ailment, according to the Board of Control for Cricket in India`s (BCCI) medical team.
Rohit Sharma ruled out of Deodhar Trophy
Knee injury has ruled Rohit Sharma out of contention from the Deodhar Trophy along with Kedar Jadhav.
Injured Rohit, Kedar ruled out of Deodhar Trophy
Mumbai batsman Rohit Sharma and his India teammate Kedar Jadhav were on Thursday ruled out of the upcoming Deodhar Trophy one-day tournament due to injuries.While Rohit suffered a minor knee injury, Jadhav was rested due to a stomach ailment, according to the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) medical team.Maharashtra's Ruturaj...
Rohit, Jadhav ruled out of Deodhar Trophy
Harbhajan Singh will replace Rohit Sharma as captain of India Blue; Kedar Jadhav have also been ruled out of the 50-over tournament due to a stomach ailment
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Steve Waugh showers the ultimate praise on Virat Kohli

DNA 6 hours 3 minutes ago

Former Australia skipper Steve Waugh today hailed Virat Kohli's leadership, saying he sees elements of himself and his successor Ricky Ponting in the Indian's leadership.
Waugh finds elements of himself and Ponting in Kohli's captaincy
A day after his successor Michael Clarke slammed the Australian media for "tarnishing" India skipper Virat Kohli's image, former Australia captain Steve Waugh on Thursday went one step ahead in complimenting the Indian, saying he sees a bit of Ricky Ponting and himself in the way Kohli goes about his business.
Waugh finds elements of himself and Ponting in Kohli's captaincy
A day after his successor Michael Clarke slammed the Australian media for "tarnishing" India skipper Virat Kohli's image, former Australia captain Steve Waugh on Thursday went one step ahead in complimenting the Indian, saying he sees a bit of Ricky Ponting and himself in the way Kohli goes about his business."There's probably elements of Ricky...
Steve Waugh finds elements of Ricky Ponting and himself in Virat Kohli
The World Cup winning skipper finds elements of Ricky Ponting and his captaincy in Virat Kohli.
Virat Kohli has little of me and Ricky Ponting in the way he leads India, remarks Steve Waugh
Since theDRSfiasco at theBengaluruTest early this month,ViratKohlihas been at thecentreof all the disputes in the ongoingBorder-GavaskarTest series
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