A jury convicted a former British
Airways computer specialist on Tuesday of plotting with US-born
extremist cleric Anwar al-Awlaki to blow up an airplane in an
attack intended to kill hundreds of people.
The Special Investigation team
probing the brutal attack on a college lecturer here on July
4, on Friday arrested one more activist belonging to the radical
outfit Popular Front of India (PFI) in connection with the
Thousands of garment workers in an
industrial suburb of Dhaka took the streets demanding better
wages, and violent protests forced nearly 700 units to shut
down exposing the industry to massive losses.
A school teacher, also a CPI-M
worker, was allegedly tricked by an acquaintance who took him
inside a forest where a waiting group of armed Maoists shot at
him but he managed to escape by feigning dead, police said on Saturday.
The Delhi High Court has said a
casual worker is not entitled to claim compensation from the
principal employer in case he suffers an accident while
performing the work under the direction and supervision of a