TORONTO - Canada Monday sentenced to 16 years the main leader in the country's first Al Qaeda-inspired mass-murder plot unearthed in 2006. Known as the Toronto-18 terror plot, it was uncovered with the arrest of 18 Muslims, mostly of Pakistani origin, in June 2006.
RAIPUR - Four cadres of the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) were arrested Monday in Chhattisgarh, police officials said.
MUMBAI - The Bombay High Court Monday sought details about the probe relating to the fishing vessel 'Kuber' which was used by the 10 Pakistani terrorists to sail to Mumbai and carry out the Nov 26, 2008 terror attacks.
RAIPUR - The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the country's apex bank, has been using helicopters for remitting currency notes to banks located in the restive pockets of Maoist-insurgency hit Chhattisgarh, official sources said.
KABUL - At least 15 suspected insurgents were killed Monday by NATO air and ground operations in southern Afghanistan, officials said.