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US used Red Cross medical supplies to track down Osama

News4u-News Desk- The United States reportedly hid tracking devices in medical supplies, possibly through Red Cross hospitals, in order to track Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, according to documents leaked by former security contractor Edward Snowden. The Intercept cited a National Security Agency slide presentation dated June 2010 which focused on the possibility of [...]

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NSA Doval finds faults with Pak-Afghan spy agencies’ deal

News4u-News Desk-National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Friday said that Pakistan’s spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) deal with Afghanistan’s National Directorate of Security (NDS) was based on wrong assumptions. “What Pakistan wanted was to take assurance and pressurize Afghanistan that they will not allow their territory to be used for any security related work by [...]

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Pak activist Sabeen killed for campaigning against Lal Masjid cleric

News4u-News Desk- Investigators have said that the four terrorists, who were responsible for gunning down 45 Ismailis in a bus attack near Safoora Goth last week, have revealed that they were also involved in the murder of human rights activist Sabeen Mahmud because of her campaign against Lal Masjid cleric Maulana Abdul Aziz. Mahmud was [...]

Mukhtar Ahmed shines in Pak’s close win against Zimbabwe in first T20 thumbnail

Mukhtar Ahmed shines in Pak’s close win against Zimbabwe in first T20

News4u-Sports Desk- Man of the match Mukhtar Ahmed’s smashing knock helped Pakistan beat Zimbabwe in the first T20 international played at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. Playing an international game on their home soil after six years, Pakistan finally achieved the target of 173, despite suffering from a few hiccups towards the end. Zimbabwe skipper [...]

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US NSA planned hack of Google app store

News4u-News Desk-The US National Security Agency developed plans to hack into data links to app stores operated by Google and Samsung to plant spyware on smartphones, a media report said today. The online news site The Intercept said US intelligence developed the plan with allies in Britain, Canada, New Zealand and Australia, a group known [...]

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Jayalalithaa to take oath as CM tomorrow

News4u-News Desk-AIADMK Chief Jayalalithaa will take oath as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister on Saturday morning. Jayalalithaa called on Governor K Rosaiah at Raj Bhavan on Friday and gave a list of Ministers to him. She also garlanded the statue of MGR in her first public appearance after being acquitted by Karnataka High Court in DA [...]

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Parrikar reviews security situation in J & K

News4u-News Desk-Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday begins his two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir to review the security situation in the state. The Minister reached Nubra in Ladakh region from where he went to Leh. The Defence Minister is accompanied by Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag and General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Northern Command [...]

Arun Jaitley presents report of govt’s acheivements over the past one year thumbnail

Arun Jaitley presents report of govt’s acheivements over the past one year

News4u-News Desk-India is poised for double-digit growth on the back of one year of “corruption-free governance”, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday. He also said the environment of pessimism has been replaced by one of enthusiasm. He was addressing the first of about two dozen press conferences by senior Ministers to mark one year [...]

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Pak anti-terror court summons 7 witnesses in Mumbai case

News4u-News Desk-A Pakistani anti-terrorism court holding the trial of the seven Mumbai attack accused, including mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi, Wednesday summoned seven witnesses for the next hearing after the case record was finally submitted to it. The Islamabad High Court finally sent back the record of the Mumbai attack case to the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC), [...]

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Nepalese govt imposes 2-month ban on construction of new buildings

News4u-News Desk- The Nepalese govt has imposed a two-month ban on the construction of new building projects and limited ongoing construction to two storeys in the aftermath of the 2 massive earthquakes that struck the himalayan nation. Work has been ordered to be halted even on ongoing construction work and it will remain in place [...]