Category: Breaking News

Haneef ‘knew nothing’ of failed bombings

July 18, 2007 – 5:59AM Terror suspect Mohamed Haneef has told Australian Federal Police (AFP) he knew nothing about the failed bombings linked to his second cousins in London and Glasgow. Dr Haneef has been charged with “recklessly” supporting a terrorist organisation, after providing a mobile phone SIM card to […]

Haneef may appeal detention

The lawyer for Indian Gold Coast doctor Dr. Md. Haneef being detained in Australia over the bungled British bomb plots says he may launch an appeal, reports Australian Associated Press.

Melbourne court denies bail to Tiger supporters

Two alleged Tamil Tiger rebel supporters have been denied bail by a Melbourne court, reports ABC. The men Aruran Vinayagamoorthy, 32, from Mount Waverley and 36-year-old Sivarajah Yathavan were nabbed by the police last month. Charges against the accused relate to activities including supporting the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, […]

President poll: UPA trump card catches NDA camp on wrong foot

By Pradeep Kaushal New Delhi: Their entire poll arithmetic centred around Shivraj Patil so far, poll managers of Bhairon Singh Shekhawat may be forced to re-draw their strategy with the UPA-Left combine fielding Rajasthan Governor Pratibha Patil for presidency. “We have to reckon with the first woman President factor, instead […]

Rashtrapati Pratibha?

By Aloke Tikku What shall we do with the word Rashtrapati if we have a female president someday, a blogger asked two years ago in a write-up on gender-biased words. A woman as a Rashtrapati appeared a near possibility on Thursday as ruling coalition named Rajasthan Governor Pratibha Patil as […]