ATTACK

  • North Korea rubbishes US allegations calling them childish 38 minutes ago

    North Korea has rubbished US allegations calling them childish. This after US President Barack Obama said they had enough information to prove Pyongyangs role in the audacious cyber attack. ...
  • Al-Qaeda 'bursting with pain' over Pakistan school attack 4 hours 53 minutes ago

    Al-Qaeda's regional branch on Sunday said its hearts were "bursting with pain" over the Taliban's massacre at a Pakistan school and urged the militants to target only security forces. The attack on Tuesday killed 151 people -- mostly children -- in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar. "Our hearts are bursting with...
  • Pakistan executes 4 convicts for involvement in attack on ex-President General Pervez Musharraf 6 hours 47 minutes ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Sunday hanged four prisoners, convicted for involvement in attack on former President General Pervez Musharraf. Three other prisoners were hanged to death on Friday. On December 18, Pakistan had lifted the moratorium on the death sentences and 17 of the 55 convicted terrorists whose mercy petitions have been...
  • Salman Khan mourns for the students massacred in Peshawar on 'Bigg Boss 8' 8 hours 40 minutes ago

    The 'Bigg Boss' 'Weekend Ka Vaar' episode on Saturday was much different from the usual. Host Salman Khan entered the stage dressed in black with out any music or dancing, which some would call his signature entry. With a plain face, he condemned the Peshawar army school massacre where 132...
  • Pakistan varsity closed for indefinite period for security reasons 10 hours 8 minutes ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan's prestigious Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) has been closed for indefinite period due to security concerns. A spokesman of the QAU said the university has been closed for an indefinite period, Dawn reported on Sunday. He, however, said the administrative office of the university would remain open for processing admissions for...
  • Pakistan security forces nab over 300 terror suspects in Islamabad 10 hours 18 minutes ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan's security forces have arrested more than 300 terror suspects, including foreigners, in a crackdown against terrorists in the capital Islamabad. Pakistan has launched countrywide crackdown on terrorists after the Peshawar school massacre which killed 151 people, most of them students, last week. Six teams of sniffer dogs, armed personnel carriers,...
  • Nawaz Sharif vows to target all terror groups 10 hours 32 minutes ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday vowed to target all terror groups irrespective of their agenda and affiliation, in the wake of the Peshawar school massacre that left 151 people dead, mostly students. He made the remarks during a meeting with a Chinese delegation here, Radio Pakistan reported. During...
  • Pakistan blames India for delay in Mumbai terror attacks trial 15 hours 27 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Even as Pakistan government is all set to challenge the bail granted to 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's advisor on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has blamed India for delay in the Mumbai terror attacks trial. Speaking at an event, Sartaj Aziz said...
  • Burying the dead after Pakistan's school massacre 17 hours 22 minutes ago

    Peshawar: One of the gravediggers at Peshawar's largest graveyard has a rule. He says he never cries when he buries the dead. He's a professional, he says. But as the dead bodies mostly children started coming in from a school massacre this week that killed 148 people, he began to weep. "I...
  • Watch: The Week That Wasn't with Cyrus Broacha Yesterday

    On this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on the big fat Indian weddings and the conversion row in Agra. He also takes a dig at the Mumbai roads. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha condemns Taliban on Peshawar school attack Yesterday

    Cyrus Broacha condemns Taliban for the Peshawar school attack which killed more than 130 innocent students of the Army Public school. ...
  • Andhra: Post graduate student throws acid on lecturer for not marrying her Yesterday

    Guntur: A post graduate student allegedly threw acid on her former lecturer outside a government polytechnic college at Nallapadu in Guntur district on Saturday, apparently to take "revenge" from him for reneging on his promise to marry her, police said. The incident occurred when the young woman, who is currently pursuing...
  • Pakistan: Peshawar school massacre mastermind warns of more attacks Yesterday

    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...
  • Pakistan executes terrorists and bombards tribal areas Yesterday

    Islamabad: Pakistan hanged two convicted terrorists on Friday in the country's first executions in years, while warplanes and ground forces pounded insurgent hideouts in a northwest region bordering Afghanistan part of a stepped-up response to the Taliban slaughter of scores of schoolchildren. Unchastened by criticism from all corners of the globe,...
  • Hollywood trade group, MPAA, calls Sony cyberattack 'despicable, criminal act' Yesterday

    Los Angeles: Former Senator Chris Dodd, now the leader the Motion Picture Association of America on Friday called the cyberattack on Sony Pictures a "despicable, criminal act," in what is believed to be the first statement from major Hollywood studios on the hack. The U.S. government has concluded that North Korea...
  • Pakistan acts tough, kills 28 terrorists after Peshawar attack Yesterday

    Islamabad: Pakistan forces have killed 28 terrorists in the restive north-western tribal region, intensifying the campaign against them after the Peshawar school massacre that left 148 people dead, mostly students. A security official on Saturday said that jet fighters targeted militants in Tirah valley of Khyber, which killed 21 militants and...
  • Pakistan vows to wipe out ideology of terrorists, India cites brazen violation of international sanctions Yesterday

    United Nations: The killing fields of Peshawar inspired anew an international resolve at the Security Council to combat terrorism by adopting on Friday a resolution urging nations to choke the flow of resources to the extremist organisations and to increase cooperation to fight them, even as India criticised the ineffectiveness...
  • Peshawar terror attack: Stunned by the loss, so much blood, sorrow Yesterday

    Peshawar: It was the computer classroom where I cracked. I'd managed to remain detached until then. I wanted to tell the story. Look, but don't internalize, was the mantra I was repeating inside my head. Tell the facts, explain what you are seeing and what happened. I focused. I don't think...
  • North Korea responsible for Sony cyber-attack: FBI Yesterday

    Washington: The US on Friday blamed North Korea for the cyber-attack on Hollywood movie studio Sony Pictures in which confidential information was leaked by hackers. "The FBI now has enough information to conclude that the North Korean government is responsible for these actions," an official statement from the Federal Bureau of...
  • US issues world-wide travel alert for its citizens Yesterday

    Washington: The US has issued a world-wide travel alert for its citizens ahead of the Christmas and New Year holidays in the wake of lone-wolf attack in Sydney. "The lone wolf attack in Sydney, Australia, on December 15 resulting in the deaths of two hostages, is a reminder that US citizens...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 2 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Taliban video identifies Peshawar massacre mastermind as Umar Mansoor, a father of 3 2 days ago

    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...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Wajid Shamsul Hasan 2 days ago

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, former Pakistani envoy to the UK Wajid Shamsul Hasan talks about bail and detention of 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. ...
  • Watch: Horrific pictures from inside the Army School in Peshawar 2 days ago

    CNN reporter Nic Robertson narrates the scenario of Army Public School and College that was attacked by Taliban on Tuesday. The attack left 133 children and nin school staff dead. ...
  • News 360: Pakistan extends custody of 26/11 mastermind Lakhvi for three months 2 days ago

    Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, a key planner of the 2008 Mumbai attack, on Friday was detained by Pakistani authorities for three more months, a day after he was granted bail by a court that caused an outrage in India. Lakhvi, 54, was detained for three months under Maintenance of Public Order...
  • George Clooney slams media and Hollywood for not supporting Sony after hacks 2 days ago

    Los Angeles: George Clooney says he tried other studio heads and important people in Hollywood to sign a petition to support Sony Pictures following the hack attack on its computers but no one came forward. Clooney, 53, said the industry is scared but people, including media, should have supported the studio...
  • Home Ministry drafts new SOPs for schools to fight terror attacks 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In wake of the Taliban attack on a school in Pakistan's Peshawar, the Home Ministry has drafted new SOPs for schools to fight terror attacks. The aim of this SOP is to lay down guidelines and procedure for preventing and dealing with any terror attack on schools. The guidelines...
  • Pakistan government orders detention of Lakhvi for three more months 2 days ago

    Islamabad: Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, a key planner of the 2008 Mumbai attack, on Friday was detained by Pakistani authorities for three more months, a day after he was granted bail by a court that caused an outrage in India. Lakhvi, 54, was detained for three months under Maintenance of Public...
  • Lok Sabha sends a strong message to Pakistan, says bail to Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi unacceptable 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In a rare show of unity and taking a strong stand against a Pakistani court granting bail to Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorist and 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the Lok Sabha on Friday passed a resolution condemning the order. With Prime Minister Narendra Modi, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, senior...
  • Pakistan to keep Mumbai attack mastermind Lakhvi in jail under Maintenance of Public Order 2 days ago

    Islamabad: Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi who was granted bail by an anti-terrorism court in Islamabad on Thursday has been detained under the Maintenance of Public Order (MPO) at Rawalpindi's Adiala Jail. A report by Pakistani news website Dawn.com said that the government has also decided to appeal against...