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  • Al-Qaeda 'bursting with pain' over Pakistan school attack 7 hours 7 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 9 hours 1 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...
  • Muzaffarnagar: School headmaster forces students to clean toilets, suspended 9 hours 20 minutes 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' 10 hours 54 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 12 hours 22 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 12 hours 32 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 12 hours 46 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...
  • Burying the dead after Pakistan's school massacre 19 hours 36 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...
  • 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. ...
  • Arrest warrants issued against Pakistan Taliban chief, 7 others Yesterday

    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 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 should reciprocate India's mature response to Peshawar incident: Manohar Parrikar 2 days 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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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. ...
  • Delhi school website defaced by IS, principal threatened 4 days ago

    New Delhi: A Delhi school principal was threatened over telephone a month after the school's official website was defaced by the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, police said on Wednesday. Mohit Sharma, the 43-year-old principal of Raja Ram Mohan Roy senior secondary public school, filed a police complaint that he received...
  • Watch: Are Indian school safe? 4 days ago

    After Taliban strikes Peshawar's army-run school killing several students and teachers, the questions have arisen that is our school safe. ...
  • These Pakistani Taliban terrorists massacred 133 students in the Peshawar school attack 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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...
  • Watch: Pictures from inside the Pakistani school where 133 students were butchered 4 days ago

    A day after the horrific Taliban massacre at the Army school in Peshawar in which 133 children were killed, the sprawling grounds are deserted. In first pictures aired by Pakistani news channels from inside the school, the floor is seen slick with blood and walls are seen pockmarked with bullet...
  • Taliban shot most of the Peshawar school students in the head from point blank range 4 days ago

    Islamabad: Most of the students at the army-run school in Peshawar were shot in the head from point blank range by the ruthless Taliban suicide attackers, in one of the most gruesome attacks against children in recent years. At least 133 students and nine staffers were killed when the attackers wearing...