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Rijiju Visits Ludhiana Court Blast Site, Says Centre And State Working Together For In-Depth Probe

Dec 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Talking to reporters, Rijiju said he had spoken to Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and it was decided that the central and state agencies will jointly probe the matter in depth and strong action will be taken against those behind the dastardly act.

Centre's help sought in bomb blast case: Punjab CM

Dec 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Channi said he had spoken to Home Minister Amit Shah hours after the explosion and that the Centre has dispensed teams to Punjab to investigate the case.

Two Killed, Several Injured In Explosion In Ludhiana District Court Complex: Reports

According to Ludhiana police, an explosion inside Ludhiana Court Complex has killed two people so far and three injured. The area has been sealed and forensic teams will collect samples from the blast site.

Grenade Blast Near Pathankot Army Camp, No Casualties Reported

Nov 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Some unidentified motorcyclists lobbed a grenade in front of the Triveni gate of the Pathankot army cantonment, the police said.

Taliban: Bomb Hits Mosque In Afghanistan, Wounds At Least 15

The Islamic State group has been waging a campaign of violence in Nangarhar Province, where shootings and bombings against Taliban fighters take place frequently.

14 July, 2021

Pakistan Bus 'Blast': 9 Chinese Among 13 Killed In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province

Associated Press (AP)

At least 36 people were also injured in the incident that occurred in Kohistan district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistani officials said

22 June, 2021

Maharashtra: Upset Over School Denying Admission To Child, Man Sends Bomb Threat Email To Secretariat

Outlook Web Bureau

The incident occurred on Monday and the accused has been arrested, police said

09 May, 2021

Explosion Near Girls’ School In Kabul Leaves 30 Dead

Associated Press (AP)

Most of the victims were students aged 11-15 years, officials said.

13 March, 2021

Afghanistan: Car Bomb Kills At Least 8 In Kabul, Injures Several Others

Associated Press (AP)

The UN condemned an “alarming” increase in attacks in the country targeting civilians.

06 March, 2021

Six BJP Workers Injured In Bomb Blast In Bengal, Victims Blame TMC

Outlook Web Bureau

Family members of the injured people claimed that the six are supporters of the BJP and were attacked by Trinamool Congress activists.

26 February, 2021

Two Held By CID In Relation To Bomb Attack On Bengal Minister

Outlook Web Bureau

Jakir Hossain, Trinamool Congress MLA and the minister for state for labour, was attacked while waiting to catch a train to Kolkata around 10 pm on February 17.


19 February, 2021

IED Might Have Been Used In Attack On Bengal Minister: Official


Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday alleged that the bomb attack on Hossain was part of a conspiracy as certain people were "pressuring" him to switch over to another party.

21 January, 2021

Explosions Rock Central Baghdad, At Least 6 Dead: Police

Associated Press (AP)

Many among the wounded were in serious condition and there was material damage.

26 December, 2020

Watch: Explosion Rattles Downtown Nashville, Three Injured

Associated Press (AP)

The explosion was planned and intended to create fear and chaos, police said adding that no motive has been established yet

25 December, 2020

Explosions Reported In Syria After Israeli Jets Fly Over Lebanon

Associated Press (AP)

There was no immediate word from Israel on Friday's flights and alleged attacks on Syria.

23 December, 2020

Afghanistan: Bomb Blast, Shooting Attack Leave Two Dead In Kabul

Associated Press (AP)

Unknown gunmen shot and killed Mohammad Yousuf Rasheed, executive director of Free and Fair Election Forum of Afghanistan, officials said

20 December, 2020

Afghanistan: Car Bomb Kills 9 In Kabul, 20 Others Wounded

Associated Press (AP)

Member of Parliament, Khan Mohammad Wardak was also wounded during the explosion, officials said


18 December, 2020

Rickshaw Bomb Kills11 Kids, Injures 20 Others In Eastern Afghanistan

Associated Press (AP)

Bomb went off after a man driving a motorized rickshaw entered a village to sell goods and was soon surrounded by kids, casualty may rise: Official

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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