Israel`s top political and defence leadership Monday night defied international calls for a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, determining to continue the massive offensive there until risk posed by Gaza militant groups is "neutralised".
Increased use of the Internet, change of tactics like attacking crowded places, recruitment of educated youths, and coordinated activities by several terror groups in the Indian sub-continent pose serious challenge to the country`s security.
Set to retain power for the
third consecutive term, Assam CM Tarun Gogoi on Friday said bringing all insurgents groups, including the ULFA, to
the negotiating table would be his main priority to ensure
lasting peace in the state.
Stung by massive participation in
the 2008 Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, militant
outfits like Laskar-e-Toiba (LeT) and Hizbul Mujahideen have
warned the people against taking part in the upcoming
Pakistani authorities will take
effective action to eliminate banned militant groups operating
in Punjab province though no military operation is planned
against them, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said on Wednesday.