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  • Basit
    Jul 28, 2015 21:33 IST

    Gurdaspur fallout: Pakistan envoy cancels visit to Chandigarh

    Pakistan high commissioner Abdul Basit on Tuesday cancelled his scheduled visit to Chandigarh after the chief ministers of Punjab and Haryana called off their meetings with him in the wake of the terror attack in Gurdaspur blamed on Pakistan-based militants.

  • Punjab Police DGP Sumedh Singh Saini
    Jul 28, 2015 23:14 IST

    Gurdaspur attack: Punjab DGP says there was no terror alert

    Punjab director general of police (DGP) Sumedh Singh Saini on Tuesday said there was no specific alert from any corner on possible terror strike in the state.

  • Punjab police during the encounter in Dinnagar, Gurdaspur.
    Jul 28, 2015 19:53 IST

    Gurdaspur attack: CCTV footage shows terrorists in army fatigues

    Just before they attacked the Dinanagar police station in Punjab's Gurdaspur district on Monday morning, the three terrorists were caught on a security camera just outside the town.

  • Punjab police during the encounter in Dinnagar, Gurdaspur.
    Jul 28, 2015 21:22 IST

    Gurdaspur attack: Terrorists from Pakistan crossed Ravi river

    GPS devices found on three militants killed during a terror siege at a Punjab police station suggest they came from Pakistan across Ravi river, security officials said Tuesday, a finding that could ratchet up India-Pakistan diplomatic tensions amid renewed peace efforts.

  • Baljit Singh Gurdaspur SP
    Jul 28, 2015 14:47 IST

    Gurdaspur: Baljit Singh's kin refuse to cremate him, demand job

    The family of police officer Baljit Singh, who was killed fighting terrorists in Dinanagar, on Tuesday refused to cremate him till the state government hands over appointment letters of superintendent of police (SP) rank to his son and post of tehsildar to his daughters.

  • Gurdaspur
    Jul 28, 2015 12:07 IST

    Gurdaspur attack: 'GPS sets found on terrorists suggest Pak link'

    The Global Positioning System (GPS) sets found on the three terrorists killed after they stormed a police station in Punjab’s Gursdapur district have hinted at a Pakistan link to the terror attack, security sources said on Tuesday.

  • Gurdaspur probe
    Jul 28, 2015 12:03 IST

    Gurdaspur: Bodies of terrorists taken out of police station

    The bodies of the three terrorists were taken out on Tuesday afternoon from the the double-storeyed, old building of the Dinanagar police station, where the trio had been holed up for most part of Monday’s gunbattle. The new building is located in front of it in the same compound.

  • Parkash Singh Badal
    Jul 28, 2015 09:28 IST

    Gurdaspur fallout: Punjab CM calls off meeting with Pak envoy

    In the wake of the terror attack in Gurdaspur, Punjab chief minister Prakash Singh Badal has "called off" his meeting with the Pakistan high commissioner Abdul Basit, an official spokesman has said.

  • Capt Amarinder Singh
    Jul 28, 2015 12:52 IST

    Capt Amarinder blames Pakistan’s ISI for Gurdaspur terror attack

    Blaming the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) for Monday’s terror attack, Amritsar Congress MP and former Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh said on Tuesday that the post of prime minister in Pakistan had become superfluous as the army was running that country.

  • Gurdaspur firing
    Jul 28, 2015 00:38 IST

    Gurdaspur attack: Punjab Police defeat terror again

    By gunning down three heavily armed terrorists in the dawn-to-dusk offensive at Dinanagar on Monday, Punjab Police have sent a strong message to terror groups about their ability to hit back hard.

  • Gurdaspur attack
    Jul 27, 2015 20:54 IST

    Gurdaspur attack casts shadow on Indo-Pak peace efforts

    The terror attack in Punjab on Monday could deepen the mistrust in Indo-Pakistan relations, which saw signs of reconciliation after Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in the Russian city of Ufa this month.

  • Gurdaspur attack
    Jul 28, 2015 00:23 IST

    Gurdaspur attackers in early 20s, had trimmed beard, shaved chest, GPS devices

    Three heavily armed terrorists behind Monday’s audacious attack in Gurdaspur district were ostensibly Muslims, said official sources.

  • APJ Abdul Kalam
    Jul 27, 2015 20:25 IST

    'Missile Man': Ex-president APJ Abdul Kalam passes away

    Former president APJ Abdul Kalam passed away in Shillong on Monday. Kalam (83) collapsed during a speech at the IIM Shillong and was rushed to the nearby Bethany Hospital where doctors said he died of cardiac arrest.

  • Gurdaspur
    Jul 27, 2015 14:44 IST

    Why Pathankot-Jammu highway is vulnerable to terror attacks

    Monday’s deadly terror attack at Dinanagar in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district has a striking similarity, both in terrain and tactics, to a string of such strikes along Pathankot-Jammu national highway over the past 13 years. It is in fact, the fifth such incident this year on the highway -- the only link between the rest of India and Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Gurdaspur attack
    Jul 27, 2015 13:54 IST

    In pics: Terror strikes Punjab's Gurdaspur, 3 militants killed

    At least six people were killed and several others injured when terrorists wearing the Indian Army uniform hijacked a car, drove to Punjab's Gurdaspur district, sprayed bullets on a bus and then stormed a police station.