Tag: India

India: At least 20 killed in a bus bombing in Chhattisgarh state

According to the first media reports, at least 20 people were killed and dozens injured in Dantewada city in Chhattisgarh state in central India on Monday when a suspected Maoist rebel detonated a landmine under a bus.

Curfew in Hyderabad after religious clashes

Following three days of clashes between Hindus and Muslims that left one person killed and 80 others wounded, since Monday night government imposed a curfew in the Muslim-majority old part of the southern city of Hyderabad, police officials said on Tuesday.

Russia ‘to build up to 16 nuclear reactors in India’

NEW DELHI, India (AFP)— Russia and India signed an agreement Friday for the construction of as many as 16 Russian nuclear reactors at three different sites in India, Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov said.

CIA warned India and Brazil about terrorist threat

US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Leon Panetta warned on Tuesday that India and Brazil face “emerging threats” from Al-Qaeda and Taleban despite the fact that terrorist outfits weakened after military offensive against them in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

India, South Korea to Establish Strategic Partnership

VOA: The South Korean leader said the decision by both countries to establish a strategic relationship is a ‘significant development,’ and will help peace and stability in Asia.

India warns of hijack threat to national carrier

Security measures in all major airports of India have been strengthened following the intelligence reports of hijack plans by groups linked to Al-Qaeda, the interior ministry stated on Friday. “We have alerted our civil aviation security people against a possible…

India: Al-Qaeda ‘may provoke conflict with Pakistan’

New Delhi, 20 Jan. (AKI) – Pakistan and India need to work together to combat the threat from Al-Qaeda in the South Asia region, US defence secretary Robert Gates said on Wednesday. Speaking on a visit to India, Gates drew…