2008 Mumbai Attacks

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Israel recalls 'shared pain' with India on 26/11 Mumbai attacks anniversary
World

Israel recalls 'shared pain' with India on 26/11 Mumbai attacks anniversary

The attacks, which drew widespread global condemnation, began on 26 November and lasted until 29 November 2008. A total of 166 people died in the attack, including six Jews. All of the six were killed at the Nariman House, popularly also known as the Chabad House

Pakistan and FATF: Islamabad’s cosmetic war against terrorism
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Pakistan and FATF: Islamabad’s cosmetic war against terrorism

The recent arrest and sentencing of Sajid Mir to fifteen-and-a-half years, also for terrorist financing, in early June, has been aimed at placating the FATF

Narendra Modi has merely reminded India how UPA-era ‘cycle of terror’ was broken
Politics

Narendra Modi has merely reminded India how UPA-era ‘cycle of terror’ was broken

After Narendra Modi came to power in 2014, not a single major Islamist terror attack has taken place on civilian targets outside Jammu and Kashmir

Mumbai 26/11 attacks: From Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan to Tukaram Omble, the bravehearts who redefined valour
India

Mumbai 26/11 attacks: From Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan to Tukaram Omble, the bravehearts who redefined valour

Be it a brave National Security Guard commando or a Mumbai Police sub-inspector, these valiant men put their lives in the line of fire to save innumerable others during the 2008 attacks in the financial capital of the country

Mumbai Diaries 26/11 review: Strictly middling thriller that squanders its potential
Entertainment

Mumbai Diaries 26/11 review: Strictly middling thriller that squanders its potential

Mumbai Diaries 26/11 is an arresting genre piece. But it sets up morally ambiguous and potentially rich storylines, only to squander them with lazy writing, and paper the gaps with action sequences.

Pakistan arrests 2008 Mumbai attacks mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi on terror finance charges
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Pakistan arrests 2008 Mumbai attacks mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi on terror finance charges

Lakhvi is alleged to be a leader of the Lashker-e-Taiba group that organised the Mumbai attacks in 2008 that killed 166 people. He was detained days after the Mumbai attacks but released in 2015 by Pakistani courts

US court to hear India’s plea seeking Tahawwur Rana’s extradition for involvement in 2008 Mumbai attacks
India

US court to hear India’s plea seeking Tahawwur Rana’s extradition for involvement in 2008 Mumbai attacks

Pakistani-origin Canadian Rana, who has been declared a fugitive by India, was first arrested in October 2009 by US police and then re-arrested on 10 June in Los Angeles on an extradition request

Pakistan court sentences two more aides of Hafiz Saeed in terror financing case
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Pakistan court sentences two more aides of Hafiz Saeed in terror financing case

The Anti-Terrorism Court of Lahore handed down six and five-and-a-half years of imprisonment to the JuD's Muhammad Ashraf and Lucman Shah, respectively

2008 Mumbai Attacks: Author of book on 26/11 discusses significance of his book being adapted into a ZEE5 series
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2008 Mumbai Attacks: Author of book on 26/11 discusses significance of his book being adapted into a ZEE5 series

Sandeep Unnithan, the author of Black Tornado: The Three Sieges of Mumbai 26/11, reveals interesting trivia about the 2008 Mumbai attacks.

Cash-strapped Pakistan forced to rein in Kashmir-bound jihadists as looming FATF blacklisting will further ravage economy
World

Cash-strapped Pakistan forced to rein in Kashmir-bound jihadists as looming FATF blacklisting will further ravage economy

Pakistan now has to keep a check on Kashmir-bound terror groups like JeM and LeT, whose actions can result in Islamabad’s blacklisting by the FATF, which could result in global sanctions that could further exacerbate the state’s economic crisis.

China calls 26/11 Mumbai attacks one of the ‘most notorious’, opposes linking terrorism ’with specific countries’
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China calls 26/11 Mumbai attacks one of the ‘most notorious’, opposes linking terrorism ’with specific countries’

China made the remark t on the 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attacks, blamed on Pakistan-based Hafiz Saeed, in a white paper on its crackdown on militants in Xianjiang.

Dev Patel-starrer Hotel Mumbai producers reclaim distribution rights from The Weinstein Company
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Dev Patel-starrer Hotel Mumbai producers reclaim distribution rights from The Weinstein Company

Directed by Antony Maras, Hotel Mumbai also features Armie Hammer, Jason Isaacs and Nazanin Boniadi.

Distribution of Pakistan's Dawn newspaper 'disrupted' over Nawaz Sharif interview; Reporters Without Borders condemn action
World

Distribution of Pakistan's Dawn newspaper 'disrupted' over Nawaz Sharif interview; Reporters Without Borders condemn action

International media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned the disruption in distribution of Pakistan's oldest newspaper Dawn after it published an interview suggesting that Pakistani militants were behind the 2008 Mumbai attacks

Hafiz Saeed a globally designated terrorist, Islamabad can't keep its eyes shut: MEA reacts to Pakistan statement on JuD chief
India

Hafiz Saeed a globally designated terrorist, Islamabad can't keep its eyes shut: MEA reacts to Pakistan statement on JuD chief

India on Friday said Pakistan cannot keep its eyes shut over Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed, mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks

India's tiny Jewish community waits in anticipation of Benjamin Netanyahu's 'emotional' visit to Chabad House
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India's tiny Jewish community waits in anticipation of Benjamin Netanyahu's 'emotional' visit to Chabad House

Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu makes an emotional visit this week to a Jewish centre targeted in the 2008 Mumbai attacks, in a trip that India's tiny and shrinking Jewish community hopes will boost its profile.

US says decision to halt security aid to Pakistan has nothing to with release of LeT chief Hafiz Saeed
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US says decision to halt security aid to Pakistan has nothing to with release of LeT chief Hafiz Saeed

The US decision to suspend over $1.1 billion security assistance to Pakistan has nothing to do with Islamabad not taking action against Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed

Pakistan freed Hafiz Saeed to boost terrorism in India, says Union minister Hansraj Ahir
India

Pakistan freed Hafiz Saeed to boost terrorism in India, says Union minister Hansraj Ahir

Pakistan has released 2008 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed from "house arrest" in a bid to increase terrorist activities in India, Union minister Hansraj Ahir said on Sunday.

Hafiz Saeed walks free in Pakistan: India needs to get over No Action Talk Only syndrome, will policymakers oblige?
India

Hafiz Saeed walks free in Pakistan: India needs to get over No Action Talk Only syndrome, will policymakers oblige?

Hafiz Saeed being set free by Pakistan is no surprise. He was anyway only under house arrest and provided protection. That does not mean outsiders were not allowed to meet him, he could not confer with the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Pakistani military and his coterie of radical rodents: Same as Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, who as per Pakistani media, was being given the red carpet by the Pakistan military in prison before he was ‘set free’ on bail.

Hafiz Saeed's release reflects Pakistan's lack of seriousness, shows country's true face, says India
India

Hafiz Saeed's release reflects Pakistan's lack of seriousness, shows country's true face, says India

Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Saeed, accused of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai massacre, is all set to walk free after about 10 months of house arrest.

Amarnath Yatra attack: J&K police probe reveals Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba involvement
India

Amarnath Yatra attack: J&K police probe reveals Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba involvement

Indian police said Sunday a Pakistan-based Islamist militant group blamed for the 2008 Mumbai attacks was responsible for last month's killing of eight Hindu pilgrims in Kashmir.