2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
5 blasts in Delhi, 25 dead * Indian Mujahideen claims responsibility
* Preliminary examination says low-intensity ammonium nitrate tied to integrated circuit used New Delhi, September 13
At least 25 persons were killed and
over 100 injured this evening when five low-intensity serial bomb blasts
rocked three major markets here, in what appeared to be a meticulously
planned terrorist attack in the national capital. Two explosions each
occurred in Connaught Place and Greater Kailash and one in Gaffar Market
in the time span of about half an hour.
Injured people lie on a road after a bomb explosion near Gopaldas Building at Connaught Place in New Delhi on Saturday. — PTI
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‘Modi had forewarned Centre’ Bangalore, September 13
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi had forewarned the Central Government about possible bomb blasts in Delhi.
Leader of Opposition L.K. Advani made this revelation here today at the BJP’s first Vijay Sankalp rally as part of the three-day national executive meeting currently being held here.
Blasts triggered by mobile phones New Delhi, September 13
The serial bomb blasts that shook the Capital today were meticulously planned and executed, according to highly placed sources in the Delhi police. The bombs were apparently triggered by mobile phones. The authorities jammed mobile telephone network in Connaught Place and most of the major markets of Delhi.
it a BAD plan? New Delhi, September 13
Was today’s blast in Delhi to
complete the trilogy - BAD - coined by the SIMI? ‘Operation BAD’ has
been decoded as Bangalore, Ahmedabad and Delhi. It is believed a call
was allegedly made from Sabarmati Jail in Gujarat to Pakistan by a
12-yr-old may have clues
to CP blast New Delhi, September 13
The stench of human flesh filled the air in Connaught Place, the heart of the capital, long after twin blasts (along the Barakhamba Road and near Pakika
Bazar) had shaken its soul.
India upset over Bush determination on deal
Recent contentions not in line with provisions of pact New Delhi, September 13
India has strongly conveyed to the US its displeasure over how the mutually agreed terms of the Indo-US civilian nuclear energy cooperation understanding were sought to be distorted by the Bush administration as was reflected by the contradictory statements emanating from Washington.
US: N-deal will help non-proliferation Washington, September 13
With the Indo-US nuclear deal waiting to get the Congress approval, the state department has said the initiative will help meet India’s growing energy requirements and strengthen the non-proliferation regime by welcoming India into internationally accepted nonproliferation standards and practices.
dismissed for molesting officer Chandigarh, September 13
A general court martial (GCM) has
dismissed a major-general after he was held guilty of molesting a woman
officer under his command. This is the first time that an officer of the
rank of major-general has been convicted for such an offence.
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