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  • Pakistan: 60 terrorists killed in airstrikes, gun battle Yesterday

    Peshawar: About 60 terrorists were killed in airstrikes by Pakistan military and a gun battle that ensued after terrorists attacked army check posts in the volatile northwest tribal region, officials said on Saturday. The militants attacked the check posts in Shindara and Khazana Kandao in Orakzai Agency near the Afghan border...
  • Army chief visits Assam to review volatile situation Yesterday

    Guwahati Indian Army chief Gen. Dalbir Singh reached Assam on Saturday, as the security forces intensified operations along the Bhutan border in the aftermath of the gory killings by Bodo militants. An army spokesman said Gen. Dalbir Singh headed to the army base in Rangia straight from the Guwahati airport and...
  • Three days after massacre in Assam, Army to go all out against Bodo militants Yesterday

    Guwahati: Three days after the massacre in Assam, the Army will intensify its operations and will be moving extra forces to the state. The Bodo militant attack has claimed 78 lives in the state. Almost 60 companies are operating in the state and the Army is planning to start an all-out...
  • Army Chief to visit violence-torn Assam on Saturday 2 days ago

    New Delhi: As Army vowed to intensify its operation in Assam where tribals were massacred by Bodo millitants, General Dalbir Singh Suhag has decided to visit the violence-hit state on Saturday. Normal life in Assam was on Friday affected by a 12-hour bandh called by several organisations including some tribal outfits...
  • 'One-rank one-pension' scheme before next budget: Manohar Parrikar 2 days ago

    Panaji: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said that 'one-rank one-pension' policy would be implemented in the defence forces before the next budget. "One-man one-pension policy will be implemented. We are right now working on its detailing," Parrikar said. The implementation has lot of financial implications which are being worked out,...
  • Army mounts offensive against militants in Assam, International borders sealed 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In the wake of the violence in Assam, Home Minister Rajnath Singh met Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag on Friday to discuss the situation in the strife-torn state. General Suhag said that it was a review meeting over the security in Assam. "We are definitely going to...
  • Pakistan: Army courts to be set up to try militants 3 days ago

    Islamabad: Special army courts will be set up in Pakistan to hear terrorism-related cases in the wake of massacre of 150 people, mostly children, at a school in Peshawar by Talibans last week. The decision was taken at a marathon meeting on Wednesday of mainstream political parties chaired by Prime...
  • Pakistan to execute five more terrorists 4 days ago

    Lahore: Five Pakistani terrorists were on Wednesday sentenced to death by the high court of Lahore for attacking an army camp as the government continued to move ahead swiftly with executions of convicted militants in the aftermath of the grisly Peshawar school attack. Justice Arshad Mahmood Tabassum of the Rawalpindi bench...
  • Have food, will share: Robin Hood Army, a group of young samaratians spreads happiness this winter by donating warm meals, blankets to the homeless 5 days ago

    Delhi: While we are busy covering ourselves in layers of warm clothes in this harsh winter in Delhi, there is a group of young Samaritans called the Robin Hood Army who are out on the streets every night ensuring that the homeless get warm food and blankets to survive. Started...
  • Pakistan authorities were warned of school attack in August 6 days ago

    Peshawar: Authorities in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province were warned of an imminent revenge attack on the army-run school in Peshawar months before a Taliban-sponsored carnage claimed 151 lives, including 131 children. A copy of the written warning, issued on August 28, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Home Ministry had stated that Taliban terrorists...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha condemns Taliban on Peshawar school attack December 20, 2014

    Cyrus Broacha condemns Taliban for the Peshawar school attack which killed more than 130 innocent students of the Army Public school. ...
  • Arrest warrants issued against Pakistan Taliban chief, 7 others December 20, 2014

    Karachi: An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan on Saturday issued non-bailable arrest warrants against eight persons, including Pakistan Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah, for the brazen terrorist assault on Karachi airport in June. An anti-terrorism court in Karachi issued the arrest warrants against Fazlullah, former TTP spokesman Shahidullah Shahid and six others. The court...
  • Pakistan: Peshawar school massacre mastermind warns of more attacks December 20, 2014

    Islamabad: The terrorist who supervised the Peshawar school massacre has threatened more attacks, if the military and the intelligence agencies do not stop anti-terror operations, media reported on Saturday. In a video with English subtitles posted on Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan's (TTP) website, Umar Mansoor said that on Tuesday's attack on the Army...
  • Taliban video identifies Peshawar massacre mastermind as Umar Mansoor, a father of 3 December 19, 2014

    Peshawar: The most hated man in Pakistan is a 36-year-old father of three and volleyball enthusiast nicknamed 'Slim'. His real name is Umar Mansoor and the Pakistani Taliban say he masterminded this week's massacre of 132 children and nine staff at a school in Peshawar - the deadliest militant attack...
  • We have killed all children, what do we do now: Pakistan school attack terrorists to handler December 18, 2014

    Peshawar: "We have killed all the children in the auditorium," one of the attackers told his handler. "What do we do now?" he asked. "Wait for the army people, kill them before blowing yourself," his handler ordered. A report in a Pakistani news website Dawn.com quotes a security official, who said...
  • Taliban lined up and gunned down Peshawar school students in front of their classmates: Survivors December 18, 2014

    Peshawar: Taliban gunmen who stormed a school in northwest Pakistan toyed with captive students by suggesting some could be let go before lining them up and gunning them down in front of their classmates, according to a new account by survivors. Terrorists rampaged through an army-run school in Peshawar and killed...
  • Pakistani Army retaliates to Peshawar attack, kills 57 Taliban terrorists in airstrikes December 18, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan army retaliated to the the deadly Taliban attack at Peshawar school by killing 57 militants in massive airstrikes in the Khyber tribal region where the suicide bombers were reportedly trained. The army launched 20 airstrikes on Wednesday on several Taliban hideouts in Tirah valley area of Khyber tribal region...
  • Pakistan's attack against terrorists will only intensify: Sartaj Aziz December 17, 2014

    Pakistan Prime Minister advisor Sartaj Aziz said that the Peshawar attack was a great national tragedy and that all political parties have come together to look into the causes. "Pakistan's attack against terrorists will only intensify," said Sartaj Aziz. ...
  • Will the Pakistan army and ISI now stop backing terror groups? December 17, 2014

    At least 133 students and nine staffers were killed when the attackers wearing para-military Frontier Corps uniforms stormed the Army Public School on Warsak Road and started indiscriminate firing on them on Tuesday. ...
  • These Pakistani Taliban terrorists massacred 133 students in the Peshawar school attack December 17, 2014

    Islamabad: Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan on Wednesday released photos of the terrorists who carried out the dastardly attack on Peshawar's Army Public School and College killing several students and teachers. The photos shows the terrorists holding automatic assault rifles and rocket launchers. The attack claimed the life of 133 students and nine school...
  • There is no difference in good or bad Taliban: Nawaz Sharif December 17, 2014

    Peshawar: A day after the barbaric massacre of 133 students by Taliban in an army-run school in Peshawar that left atleast 133 school students and nine school staffs dead, Pakistan Prime Minister gave a strong message to the terror group. Talking to media after All Parliamentary Party meet called after...
  • Pakistan: The lone survivor of the massacred class 9 in the Peshawar school attack December 17, 2014

    Karachi: Peshawar stands shocked and so does Dawood Ibrahim who is alive only because he attended a wedding on Monday night and his alarm did not work in the morning. As reported by The Express Tribune, Dawood would have been another body in the pile, a plus-one in the death toll...
  • Student recalls Pakistan school carnage, says 'I saw death so close' December 17, 2014

    Peshawar: A teenage survivor of Tuesday's Taliban attack on a Pakistan school described how he played dead after being shot in both legs by insurgents hunting down students to kill. Terrorists rampaged through an army-run school in the northwestern city of Peshawar and killed 151 people, most of them children, in...
  • Peshawar school attack strengthens our resolve to stamp out Taliban from Pakistan: Army December 17, 2014

    Islamabad: In the horrific and barbaric terror strike in Pakistan, 133 children and nine staff members were killed on Tuesday after Taliban gunmen broke into the Army Public School of Peshawar and opened fire in the bloodiest massacre the country has seen for years. Pakistan army said that the attack only...
  • Pakistan military says terrorists made no demands, started killing December 17, 2014

    Islamabad: Taliban gunmen who attacked a school in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday made no demands and started killing children as soon as they entered the building, a military spokesman said. "They didn't take any hostages initially and started firing in the hall," said Major General Asim Bajwa. But the terrorists had...
  • Pakistan Army needs to reevaluate its status: Columnist Ajai Shukla December 17, 2014

    School children from the attacked Army Public School and College of Peshawar says that the school was attacked by seven-eight terrorists. Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan claimed responsibility for the attack and said that all the terrorists are on a suicide mission. ...
  • Peshawar school attack a tribal revenge: Commodore (R) G J Singh December 17, 2014

    School children from the attacked Army Public School and College of Peshawar says that the school was attacked by seven-eight terrorists. Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan claimed responsibility for the attack and said that all the terrorists are on a suicide mission. ...
  • India condemns the barbaric Peshawar attack: Syed Akbaruddin December 17, 2014

    MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said that the government of India condemns the barbaric Peshawar attack. "Our prayers are with all the people who are dead and injured," said Akbaruddin. ...
  • Peshawar school attack: Army operation ends as all nine terrorists killed; 133 students among 151 dead December 16, 2014

    Peshawar: At least 133 students and nine staff members were killed on Tuesday after Taliban gunmen broke into a school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar and opened fire, witnesses said, in the bloodiest massacre the country has seen for years. More than eight hours after terrorists slipped into the heavily...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay December 16, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...