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Pakistan Buries Islamic Militant Leader Killed in Attack 30.7.2015 newindianexpress.com
Ishaq's Lashkar-e-Jhangvi group has links to the Taliban and to al-Qaida, and allegedly masterminded the killing of scores of minority Shiites across Pakistan.
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Yakub Memon's body reaches burial ground 30.7.2015 Asian Age: India
Policemen stand guard in the neighborhood of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon's family residence in Mumbai (Photo: AP) Memon's body will be put to rest in grave 20 at South Mumbai cemetery: reports Nagpur: The body of Yakub Memon, who was hanged at the Central Prison here this morning for his role in the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts, was handed over to his family and it will be flown to Mumbai for burial. Memon was hanged till death in the 'Fansi Yard' under supervision of Jail Superintendent Yogesh Desai. "Yes Yakub Memon has been hanged at 7 am sharp and his body is being handed over to his family," Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis informed PTI in a text message. Yakub's brother Suleman and cousin Usman, who were camping in city since yesterday, received the body, which was being flown to Mumbai. A team of doctors declared him dead after about half-and-hour of the scheduled hanging, when his body was brought down. Chief Judicial Magistrate of Nagpur M M Deshpande was present in the Fansi Yard. She ...
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Thousands Evacuated as Cyclone Set to Hit Bangladesh 30.7.2015 newindianexpress.com
In 2013, one million people were forced to flee their homes when Cyclone Phailin hit India's southeast coast.
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Gurdaspur terrorists came from Pakistan using Ravi river, says Rajnath Singh 30.7.2015 Asian Age: India
Police personnel inspecting and collecting evidence, from the site of an encounter (Photo: PTI) The same terrorists planted five IEDs on the railway track, said the Home Minister New Delhi: Linking the Gurdaspur attack to Pakistan, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said the three terrorists had infiltrated from there to carry out the strike and asserted that the government will do everything possible to prevent cross-border terrorism. Making a statement in Rajya Sabha on Monday's attack in Punjab, he said "any effort by the enemies of our nation to undermine India's territorial integrity and security or imperil the safety and security of our citizens will meet an effective and forceful response from our security forces." The government "has been and will remain resolute in this regard", he said. Singh made the statement amid din created by Congress members, which was strongly disapproved of by Deputy Chairman P J Kurien, who said it was "not politics" but a "statement on a terrorist attack" that ...
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Yakub's execution a `sad day for Indian democracy`: Prashant Bhushan 30.7.2015 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, July 30 : Senior advocate Prashant Bhushan on Thursday dubbed the execution of 1993 Mumbai blasts accused Yakub Memon to be a sad day for Indian democracy and said that capital punishment is not serving as an effective deterrent against terrorism.
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Resolute govt. will root out terrorism from India: Rajnath (Update) 30.7.2015 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, July 30 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh told the Rajya Sabha on Thursday that a resolute NDA Government will root out the menace of terrorism from India.
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5 of family acquitted in dowry death case 30.7.2015 Chandigarh News, Chandigarh City News | Cities News - Times of India
A local court on Wednesday acquitted five members of a family in a case of dowry ...
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Tharoor, Digvijay stoke controversy with remarks on Yakub's hanging 30.7.2015 deccanherald.com
Stoking a controversy, Congress leader Digvijay Singh today said the credibility of government and judiciary was at stake after the "urgency" shown in Yakub Memons case while his party MP Shashi Tharoor questioned the efficacy of death sentence in serving as a deterrent. Reacting sharply, BJP said such remarks were "irresponsible" and "unfortunate" as they seek to question the judicial process and demanded that the opposition party clear its stand on the issue. After 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon was hanged in Nagpur jail this morning, Singh, in a series of tweets, said the government and judiciary should display the same "exemplary urgency and commitment" in all cases of terror irrespective of the religion of the accused. "Yakub Memon hanged. Exemplary urgency and commitment has been shown by Govt and Judiciary in punishing an accused of Terror. I hope similar commitment of Govt and Judiciary would be shown in all cases of terror irrespective of their caste creed and religion," he ...
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Abandoned bag leads to bomb scare in Punjab 30.7.2015 deccanherald.com
The recovery of an abandoned polythene bag near a private school in Punjabs district headquarter town of Gurdaspur on Thursday afternoon led to a bomb scare and the entire area being cordoned off, police said here.

The bag was found in a lane adjoining the DAV School in Gurdaspur, 210 km from Chandigarh.

The entire area, which is close to the local bus stand, was cordoned off and bomb disposal units were requisitioned to probe the suspicious packet.

"We cannot say anything at this moment. We are investigating the matter," a Punjab Police officer said.

The bomb scare came just four days after a terror strike in nearby Dinanagar town in Gurdaspur district on Monday. Seven people, including a police officer, three home guard personnel and three civilians, were killed in the incident.
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Abandoned bag leads to bomb scare in Punjab 30.7.2015 New Kerala: Punjab
Gurdaspur (Punjab), July 30 : The recovery of an abandoned polythene bag near a private school in Punjab's district headquarter town of Gurdaspur on Thursday afternoon led to a bomb scare and the entire area being cordoned off, police said here.
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Home Minister links Gurdaspur attack to Pakistan 30.7.2015 HBL: Home
Linking the Gurdaspur attack to Pakistan, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said the three terrorists had infiltrated from there to carry out the strike and asserted that the government will do ev...
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Case against Fortis after 80-year-old dies in lift shaft 30.7.2015 Hindu: News
Police have booked a case of death due to negligence against hospital management.
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Thousands evacuated as cyclone set to hit Bangladesh 30.7.2015 Zee News : South Asia
 A cyclone set to hit the Bangladesh coast later Thursday has already killed three people and forced the evacuation of thousands from mainly poor fishing communities, police and other officials said.
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Congress leaders stoke controversy with remarks on Yakub’s hanging 30.7.2015 Hindu: News
Stoking a controversy, Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Thursday said the credibility of government and judiciary was at stake after the “urgency” shown in Yakub Memon’s case while his party MP S...
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Political war of words erupts over Yakub Memon’s execution 30.7.2015 FirstPost: Politics

A political war of words erupted on Thursday over the execution of 1993 Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon, with a section of opposition leaders speaking against the death sentence.

The post Political war of words erupts over Yakub Memon’s execution appeared first on Firstpost.

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Gurdaspur attack: Terrorists came from Pakistan, says Rajnath 30.7.2015 Hindustan Times: Top Stories
The gunmen who stormed the police station and killed seven people in Gurdaspur on Monday came from Pakistan according to preliminary evidence Union home minister Rajnath Singh told the Rajya Sabha on ...
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Two school children killed and four injured after train engine hits van 30.7.2015 DNA: Top News
Two school children were killed and four others injured when a train engine rammed into their van at an unmanned railway crossing in Jharkhand's Lohardaga district on Thursday. The accident occurred when the van, carrying students aged 8 to 10 years to their school, was crossing the tracks at Mundo, Superintendent of Police Manoj Ratan Chouthe said. All injured were admitted to different hospitals.  Report India PTI Ranchi Jharkhand Bihar collision children Thursday, 30 July 2015 - 2:45pmThursday, 30 July 2015 - 2:45pm Representational ...
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Suspicious object found at bus stop in Punjab's Gurdaspur district 30.7.2015 Zee News : States
Days after a terrorist attack in Dinanagar town stunned Punjab, a suspicious object was on Thursday found at a bus stop in Gurdaspur district.
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Gurdaspur terrorists came from Pakistan, says Rajnath Singh 30.7.2015 Rediff: Intl News
Singh said the terrorists snuck in from the Ravi river.
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Political war of words erupts over Yakub Memon's execution; Owaisi says ... - Times of India 30.7.2015
Political war of words erupts over Yakub Memon's execution; Owaisi says ... Times of India NEW DELHI: A political war of words erupted on Thursday over the execution of 1993 Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon, with a section of opposition leaders speaking against the death sentence. Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh fired the ...
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