Saturday, Sep 24, 2022

9/11 Attacks Anniversary


Explained: How flying changed after 9/11 attacks

September 16, 2021 10:14 am

Most things that are now ‘normal’ at airports and in aircraft were not experienced by flyers before 2001: pat-downs, body scans, screening of baggage, and the prohibition on taking certain items on board.

Post 9/11 attacks: Some gaps in security grid, but tighter overall

September 16, 2021 7:10 am

The 9/11 and 26/11 attacks led to investments in capacity building in counter-terrorism, altered global equations vis-a-vis Pakistan, and paved the way for cooperation with the US and others on combating terror.

Explained: Political binaries that came to inform Indian politics after 9/11

September 16, 2021 7:15 am

The binary choice from President George W Bush — 'with us or against us' — came to inform several subtexts in domestic politics. 9/11 also fanned an aggressive nationalism, and the yearning for a 'strong' leader.

An Expert Explains | Terror's new age: The threat that persists

September 16, 2021 7:15 am

While September 11, 2001 helped to focus global attention on the reach and expanse of global jihad, November 26, 2008 was a direct wake-up call for India’s security agencies.

For many 9/11 survivors, dust is still taking its toll

September 12, 2021 11:43 am

Of the 1,11,005 ground zero responders and survivors enrolled in the World Trade Center Health Program, 4,610 have died, according to officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

How growing up in New York after 9/11 shaped these Muslim leaders

September 11, 2022 12:40 pm

Hanif and her Muslim peers who came of age during that time would witness their communities deeply affected by these measures.

'Like an eternal flame': Americans honor the fallen on 20th anniversary of September 11

September 12, 2021 9:56 am

As a first responder struck a silver bell, the ceremony at the Sept. 11 Memorial in lower Manhattan began with a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. EDT (1246 GMT), the exact time the first of two planes flew into the World Trade Center's twin towers.

In Shanksville, preserving the memory of 9/11 and the wars that followed

September 11, 2021 10:29 pm

Unlike the Pentagon or the World Trade Center, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, was not a target on Sept. 11, only a place that Flight 93 was passing over on the way to the terrorists’ grim objective in Washington.

Obama, Queen Elizabeth, US senators remember 9/11

September 11, 2021 8:25 pm

"America will never forget those who lost their lives, those who risked or gave their own lives to save others, and those whose lives were forever changed 20 years ago," former US President Barack Obama said.

9/11 was attack on humanity; lasting solution to such tragedies can be found through human values: PM Modi

September 11, 2021 5:34 pm

He said that on the same day in 1893, Swami Vivekananda had introduced to the world the human values of India during his address at the Parliament of World's Religion in Chicago.


21 photos that depict the horror of 9/11 attacks

September 10, 2021 7:28 pm

20 years of 9/11: Nearly 3,000 people were killed and countless more injured in the terror attack, which transformed the United States forever.