26/11 Mumbai terror attack accused Ajmal Kasab's demand for Mutton Biryani in jail was just a myth and was "concocted" to stop an "emotional wave" which was being created in favour of the militant, claimed Ujjwal Nikam, public prosecutor in the case.
Bahrain on Monday expressed its commitment to deepen ties with India in counter-terrorism, security and defence as its Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid Bin Mohamed Al Khalifa met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here.
Pakistani students are being trained by authorities in counter-terrorism which include how to defuse bombs and hide from terrorists, in the wake of the horrific Peshawar school attack that killed 150 people, mostly students, last year.
US President Barack Obama has proposed over USD 1 billion in civilian and military aid to "strategically important" Pakistan for fighting terror, economic development, safety of nuclear installations and improving ties with India among other objectives.
US Secretary of State John Kerry was to meet with French President Francois Hollande on Friday, hours after police in neighbouring Belgium launched an anti-terrorist raid that left two suspects dead and raised fresh alarm in Europe.
The Belgian police have wrapped up a major anti-terror operation in which two suspected Islamist militants who were alleged to be planning imminent attacks were shot dead, Foreign Minister Didier Reynders said on Friday.
Bahrain will host a major security summit from Friday to Sunday, which will be attended by a number of world leaders, intelligence officers and military chiefs, who will discuss global security, political and economic issues.
Describing US President Barack Obama's acceptance of invitation to travel to India as a "welcome development", a top Republican lawmaker on Friday said the American leader's trip should focus on trade and have a strong counter-terrorism component to it.
India and China will hold a joint "Hand-in-Hand" army exercise from November 16 in Pune that will focus on counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism tactics, weeks after a stand-off between their troops along the border in Ladakh region.
India and China are likely to hold a joint "Hand-in-Hand" army exercise next month in Pune that will focus on counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism tactics, weeks after a stand-off between their troops in along the border in Ladakh region.