Tuesday, Sep 28, 2021

Islamist Militants

BJP Kisan Morcha Leader, Wife Shot Dead By Militants In J&K's Anantnag

Aug 09, 2021 Naseer Ganai

The militants entered into the rented accommodation of the BJP leader Ghulam Rasool Dar (Sarpanch) of Redwani Kulgam and fired indiscriminately killing both Dar and his wife Jawahira, who was panch of her area.

New Zealand To Accept Alleged Islamic State Militant And Her Children

Jul 26, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The alleged Islamic State militant and her two small children, who have been held in Turkey since February, will be repatriated to New Zealand today

J&K: Top LeT Commander Among Two Militants Killed In Shopian

One of the slain militants was Ishfaq Dar alias Abu Akram, a top Lashkar-e-Taiba commander who was behind a number of attacks and killings of security personnel as well as civilians in J&K.

Srinagar: Two Militants Killed In Encounter, 78 In Total In Last Eight Months

Jul 16, 2021 Naseer Ganai

The encounter started at Alamdar Colony at Eidgah area of Srinagar early Friday morning.

Sri Lanka To Ban Burqa, Shut Islamic Schools: Minister Sarath Weerasekera

Sri Lanka had temporarily banned the wearing of the burqa in 2019 after the bombing of churches and hotels by Islamic militants.

13 March, 2021

Afghanistan: Car Bomb Kills At Least 8 In Kabul, Injures Several Others

Associated Press (AP)

The UN condemned an “alarming” increase in attacks in the country targeting civilians.

03 March, 2021

IS Claims Responsibility Of Killing 3 Women Media Workers In Afghanistan

Associated Press (AP)

Afghan officials said police arrested the alleged killer of the three, identifying him as Qari Baser and insisting he was a Taliban — a claim promptly denied by Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid.

28 February, 2021

Injured Krishna Dhaba Owner's Son Succumbs To His Injuries In Srinagar

Outlook Web Bureau

Krishna Dhaba owner's son was critically wounded after he was shot at on February 17 near his shop by militants

15 February, 2021

2 Militant Associates Arrested In J&K's Budgam, Links With LeT Suspected

Outlook Web Bureau

Sameer Ahmed Ittoo and Ubaid Ameen Mallah were involved in grenade lobbing incidents in Pulwama and Kulgam districts.

30 January, 2021

Security Forces Trap 2 Militants During Encounter In J&K's Pulwama

Outlook Web Bureau

Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation at Lelhaar in Kakapora area of J&K’s Pulwama district last night, officials said

19 December, 2020

Nigeria Witnesses Teary Reunions: Over 300 Abducted School Boys Freed

Associated Press (AP)

The students' nightmare began on Dec 11 when they were seized by men armed with AK-47 rifles from the Government School in Nigeria's Kankara village

29 November, 2020

Suspected Extremists Kill At Least 40 Farmers In Nigeria

Associated Press (AP)

The farmers were attacked at the Garin-Kwashebe rice field in Zabarmari community

19 November, 2020

Shakib Al Hasan Given Bodyguard After Bangladesh Cricket Star Gets Death Threats From Islamists

Outlook Web Bureau

The Bangladesh all-rounder was threatened after a picture of him at a Kali Puja pandal in Kolkata went viral. Shakib is an ex-Kolkata Knight Riders star

31 October, 2020

Mahathir Says Remarks On French Attacks Taken Out Of Context, Slams Twitter For Removing Post

Associated Press (AP)

Mahathir Mohamad’s remarks came as a Tunisian man killed three people at a church in Nice, France.

29 October, 2020

BJP Youth Wing Leader, 2 Workers Gunned Down In Kashmir

Naseer Ganai

A Lashkar-e-Taiba shadow group claims responsibility for the killings.

22 October, 2020

President Macron Says Beheaded Teacher Was Victim Of Stupidity, Hate


Paty, 47, was murdered on Friday by an 18-year-old of Chechen origin who had become radicalized. He was in turn shot dead by police.

17 October, 2020

French President Emmanuel Macron Condemns Beheading Of Teacher

Associated Press (AP)

The gruesome killing of the teacher occurred in the town of Conflans-Sainte-Honorine while the suspect was killed by police in adjoining Eragny.

27 April, 2020

300 Coronavirus-positive Pakistani Terrorists Waiting Across Border, Says BJP Spokesperson

Naseer Ganai

The party gave figures of the militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir, stating that the “professionalism and the daunting spirit of the security forces can be gauged from the fact that in the current month, more than 25 militants have been killed by them so far."

Photo Gallery

An injured BJP worker being carried after being beaten by alleged TMC workers, during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

BJP leader Subhendu Adhikari addresses during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal (unseen) at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

A rickshaw-puller rides past the mural depicting Hindu god Hanuman, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

Debris lie on the ground after a three-storey building that housed metro construction workers collapsed in Lakkasandra area in Bengaluru. No casualties reported so far.

PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak

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