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2011-07-14 15:49:45

Recent advances in computer science at the University of Maryland cast fresh light on terrorism in India Recent advances in computer science at the University of Maryland's Laboratory for Computational Cultural Dynamics cast fresh light on terrorism in India, such as yesterday's coordinated attacks in Mumbai. Some important conclusions from two forthcoming papers, accepted for publication at the 2011 European Conference on Intelligence Security Informatics and the 2011 Open Source...

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2010-12-18 07:20:00

According to comments in a leaked U.S. diplomatic cable made public on Friday, U.S. officials fear lax security at Indian laboratories could make the facilities targets for terrorists seeking biological weapons to launch attacks around the world. The cable was part of a trove of documents sent from the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi that was obtained by WikiLeaks and published Friday by the British newspaper The Guardian. The leaked documents dealt with accusations of Indian torture in Kashmir,...

2009-12-16 04:36:00

STRASBOURG, France, December 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the South Asia Peace Forum of the European Parliament met at Strasbourg on 16th December 2009 to review international developments of concern to the members and to plan the future activities of the forum. The members expressed considerable concern at the possibility that Afghanistan might once again be left with elements of the Taliban in power in Kabul. The members resolved that they would urge the USA, the countries of NATO...

2006-08-21 22:42:20

By Krittivas Mukherjee MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian police shot dead one man and arrested another in the financial hub of Mumbai on Tuesday, after making what they said was a breakthrough in last month's train bombings that killed 186 people. Acting on a tip-off, police surrounded a dilapidated building in the city center and began searching for the two suspects linked with the attacks, a senior officer said. The two were asked to surrender, but instead the men opened fired with...

2006-08-15 08:26:50

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The decision to put the chief of an Islamic charity, designated a terrorist organization by the United States, under house arrest last week had nothing to do with an investigation into a conspiracy to blow up transatlantic airliners in mid-air, Pakistan said on Tuesday. Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, head of Jamaat-ud-Dawa, was placed under house arrest at his home in the eastern city of Lahore on Wednesday night. Just hours later news broke that British police had...

2006-08-15 09:47:18

By Simon Cameron-Moore ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Investigations into a plot to blow up transatlantic airliners in mid-air, foiled by British, Pakistani and U.S. security agencies a week ago, have focused on the possible financing role played by Islamic charities. Suspicion has fallen on two Pakistani charities said to be linked to banned militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad and its affiliate Jamaat-ul-Furqa, according to Pakistani intelligence officials who say a string of arrests were made...

2006-08-14 23:50:50

By Palash Kumar NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pressed Pakistan afresh on Tuesday to fulfil a pledge to curb cross-border militant violence, saying peace between the old rivals was not possible in the face of terrorist attacks. Singh's comments were made in his customary address to the nation on the anniversary of India's independence from British rule in 1947, being marked this year amid unprecedented security due to heightened fears of violence. It came...

2006-08-14 23:41:51

By Palash Kumar NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pressed Pakistan afresh on Tuesday to fulfil a pledge to curb cross-border militant violence, saying peace between the old rivals was not possible in the face of terrorist attacks. Singh's comments were made in his customary address to the nation on the anniversary of India's independence from British rule in 1947, being marked this year amid unprecedented security due to heightened fears of violence. It came...

2006-08-09 23:21:22

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani authorities have put the founder and former head of the Lashkar-e-Taiba militant group under house arrest in the eastern city of Lahore, group's spokesman said on Thursday. Hafiz Mohammad Saeed resigned almost five years ago from Lashkar-e-Taiba, the group suspected of involvement in the Indian rail blasts of July 11 that killed over 180 people, to become head of a charity called Jamaat-ud-Dawa, regarded as its sister organization. The United States...

2006-08-05 10:52:16

Zeeshan Haider ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan and India each ordered the expulsion of one of the other's diplomats, signaling deepening mistrust in the aftermath of the bombings which killed more than 180 in Mumbai last month. The tit-for-tat expulsions came less than a week after the two countries pledged to push a 2 1/2-year-old peace process forward. Pakistan asked India to withdraw Deepak Kaul, a consular official at the Indian High Commission (embassy) in Islamabad, by next...


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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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