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  • CAT-2014 results to be declared on December 27 3 days ago

    Indore: Result of Common Admission Test (CAT) 2014 for admission in IIMs and other prestigious B-schools of the country will be announced on December 27. CAT-2014 was organised by Indore-based Indian Institute of Management (IIM) and a total of 1.7 lakh candidates appeared for the test. "Result of CAT-2014 will...
  • Schools to remain closed on Christmas, says CBSE 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Close on the heels of the controversy surrounding the observance of good governance day on Christmas day, the Central Board of Secondary Education on Monday made it clear that participation in the event was "voluntary" as schools will remain closed on that day and essays would be submitted...
  • Pakistan authorities were warned of school attack in August 3 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...
  • Pakistan to execute 500 terror convicts in coming weeks: officials 4 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan plans to execute around 500 militants in coming weeks, officials said on Monday, after the government lifted a moratorium on the death penalty in terror cases following a Taliban school massacre. Seven terrorists have been hanged since Friday amid rising public anger over Tuesday's slaughter in the northwestern city...
  • Faridabad: Student succumbs to burns 4 days ago

    Faridabad: The Class VIII student who immolated himself in a Faridabad school succumbed to injuries on Monday. The student, who told the police about a teacher who scolded and punished him unnecessarily, had taken the extreme step in November. Based on the statements given by the boy and his...
  • Four terrorists hanged in Pakistan as execution campaign widens 4 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan hanged four Islamist terrorists on Sunday in the second set of executions since the government lifted a moratorium after the Taliban massacred 132 children and nine others at a school last Tuesday. None of those hanged has anything to do with Tuesday's school rampage in Peshawar, and some Pakistani...
  • Al-Qaeda 'bursting with pain' over Pakistan school attack 4 days 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 5 days 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...
  • Muzaffarnagar: School headmaster forces students to clean toilets, suspended 5 days ago

    Muzaffarnagar: A headmaster of a government primary school has been suspended for forcing students to clean toilets in Jaroda village of the district, an official said. Following complaints from parents to the district authorities, the headmaster Rajender Singh was suspended yesterday, Basic Shiksha Adhikari (BSA) KK Singh said. During an inquiry, it...
  • Salman Khan mourns for the students massacred in Peshawar on 'Bigg Boss 8' 5 days 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 5 days 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 5 days 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 5 days 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...
  • Burying the dead after Pakistan's school massacre 5 days 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...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha condemns Taliban on Peshawar school attack 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 acts tough, kills 28 terrorists after Peshawar attack 6 days ago

    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...
  • Peshawar terror attack: Stunned by the loss, so much blood, sorrow 6 days ago

    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...
  • Taliban video identifies Peshawar massacre mastermind as Umar Mansoor, a father of 3 6 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...
  • Home Ministry drafts new SOPs for schools to fight terror attacks 1 week 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 should reciprocate India's mature response to Peshawar incident: Manohar Parrikar 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said Pakistan should reciprocate the sense of maturity India has shown following the attack in Peshawar on a school. "We have shown our maturity and solidarity to the carnage that took place (in Peshawar) and expressed sympathy. India has shown a positive...
  • 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...
  • Watch: Security status check at schools in Mumbai December 18, 2014

    Days after the terror attack in Pakistan school, here is a reality check to analyse the security situation in two schools of Mumbai, the city which faced India's worst ever terror attack 6 years ago. ...
  • 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...
  • Centre cites a 1987 circular in its defence on Good Governance day celebration on Christmas December 18, 2014

    New Delhi: After being targeted by the opposition over an official circular that reportedly stated that Navodaya Vidyalaya schools should stay open on Christmas in order to observe Good Governance day, the government has found an ammunition to hit back at the Congress. The BJP-led government at the Centre has released...
  • No security check at Mumbai school: Survey December 18, 2014

    No security check at second Mumbai school surveyed by CNN-IBN. The team spent 5 hours inside a Mumbai school only to realise that many government safety norms were being violated. ...
  • Watch: How safe are schools in Kolkata December 18, 2014

    The Abhinav Bharati High school in Kolkata has no guards standing outside its main gate. But one has to sign a register before entering the school premises stating one's details. ...
  • 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. ...