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  • Pakistan to confer prestigious award on Peshawar school victims 2 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan has decided to confer prestigious bravery medals on the victims of December's Peshawar school massacre, officials said on Saturday. About 150 people, mostly children, were killed in the December 16 attack carried out by the Taliban. The decision to confer 'Tamgha-i-Shujaat' on the 145 students and staff members of the...
  • Five people allegedly involved in Peshawar school attack arrested in Afghanistan January 17, 2015

    Kabul: Afghan security services have arrested five men in connection with the massacre at a Pakistan military school in December that killed 150 people, most of them children, officials said. The men, all foreigners, helped support the December 16 assault by the Taliban at the Army Public School and College in...
  • Pakistan hits back at Taliban school attackers with emotional song January 16, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan's military has hit back at the Taliban militants, who massacred children at an army-run school at Peshawar, with a moving message from a child to extremists that they cannot frighten them. The song surfaced around the completion of nearly one month of Pakistan's worst terror attack that claimed 150...
  • Former chief AP Singh was in touch with Moin Qureshi over postings of police officers January 15, 2015

    New Delhi: A day after he quit as Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) member, the noose is tightening around former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) chief AP Singh who is being probed over his links to meat exporter Moin Qureshi. Sources in the Central Board of Direct Taxation (CBDT) claim...
  • Imran, Reham Khan face wrath of Peshawar terror-hit school parents January 14, 2015

    Peshawar: Imran Khan and his newly-wed wife were on Wednesday booed by grieving parents of the victims of the Peshawar school massacre, accusing him of politicising the tragedy and being busy with marriage preparations. The protest took place when the Pakistani cricketer- turned-politician along with his new wife Reham Khan arrived...
  • Children return to Taliban massacre school in Pakistan January 12, 2015

    Peshawar: Traumatised students who survived Pakistan's worst terror attack that claimed 150 lives returned to their army-run school on Monday, clinging on to anxious parents with horrors of the deadly carnage still fresh in their minds. Army Public School (APS) reopened along with thousands of educational institutions across the country after...
  • Pakistan: Children anxiously return to school a month after massacre January 12, 2015

    Peshawar: Children streamed back to school across Pakistan on Monday in an anxious start to a new term following last month's massacre of 134 students at an army-run school in the volatile northwestern city of Peshawar. Most schools across the country of 180 million had been shut until Monday for an...
  • Pak Army chief, students sing national anthem as Peshawar school hit by Taliban reopens January 12, 2015

    Peshawar: Limping towards normalcy, the army-run Peshawar school which was ravaged by Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan nearly three weeks ago resumed its classes on Monday. Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif received the students and met the parents at the school. He also attended a commemorative service held at the school and...
  • 3 weeks after Taliban attack, Peshawar schools reopen today with enhanced security January 12, 2015

    Peshawar: Nearly three weeks after the massacre at an army-run school in Peshawar, students and teachers are returning to the school, on Monday, where 148 people, mostly children were killed last month in a horrific terror attack by Taliban. Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government decided to reopen schools in the province with enhanced...
  • Principal held for issuing fake certificate to girl assaulted by Asaram January 10, 2015

    Pilibhit: The principal of a school in Shahjahanpur district has been arrested for issuing a fake age certificate for the minor girl who was allegedly sexually assaulted by self-styled godman Asaram, police said on Saturday. Sant Kripal, the principal of Sant Vivekanand Public School, was arrested for issuing the fake...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories January 7, 2015

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  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay January 7, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Andhra Pradesh: School of Wonder Kids secures place in India Book of Records January 7, 2015

    Visakhapatnam: The School of Wonder Kids has secured a place in the India Book of Records after its senior kindergarten kids did 100 mathematical calculations in a matter of 10.2 minutes during a test conducted on Wednesday. Nearly 30 kids of the school participated in the event held in the presence...
  • News 360: 12 killed in an attack on French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo's office in Paris January 7, 2015

    Unknown gunmen on Wednesday opened fire and shot down at least 10 journalists and two policemen in Charlie Hebdo's Paris office. The Charlie Hebdo is a French satirical weekly newspaper. ...
  • Pakistan president inks bill to set up military courts to try terrorists January 7, 2015

    Islamabad: A new bill to set up military courts in Pakistan to fast-track terror-related cases came into effect on Wednesday, weeks after the Peshawar school massacre by the Taliban that killed 150 people, including 134 children. The bill, passed overwhelmingly by the National Assembly and the Senate on Tuesday, was on...
  • Protest in Bengaluru after school teacher allegedly molests class 2nd student, asks her to remove burka January 7, 2015

    Bengaluru: Protests have erupted in Bengaluru after a teacher allegedly molested a class 2nd student in a government school. She was also allegedly asked to take off her veil (burkha) in the school. The accused physical education teacher has been taken into custody. Family members of the student gathered outside the...
  • Pakistan: Roads in Peshawar to be named after school carnage victims January 7, 2015

    Peshawar: Roads in Peshawar will soon be named after a Pakistani school boy, who sacrificed his life while preventing a suicide bomber from entering his school, and the students killed in the last month's Taliban school massacre. The provincial legislature in northwest Pakistan unanimously approved the resolution naming the roads in...
  • Harvard Business School Dean lauds Modi's 'Make in India' campaign, says need to reduce red tapism January 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make In India' campaign continues to get a thumbs up from experts. Dean of Harvard Business School Nitin Nohria has lauded the campaign but said there was a need to reduce red tapism. He added that the Modi government has to fulfill its promise of...
  • Actress Brittany Snow stands up for bullied children December 27, 2014

    Los Angeles: She grew up to have an enviable career, but 'Pitch Perfect' actress Brittany Snow says she was bullied during her growing up days in school. The 28-year-old has said most of the abuse happened online over instant messaging while she was in high school, reports people.com. "AOL Instant Messenger was...
  • Bihar: Locals thrash school principal for allegedly molesting minor girl in Nalanda December 27, 2014

    Patna: A school principal was thrashed by locals in the Nalanda district in Bihar after a class VI student accused him of molesting her. The police reportedly stood back while the principal was beaten and later took him into custody. The principal is already facing charges of making an obscene...
  • CAT-2014 results to be declared on December 27 December 23, 2014

    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 December 22, 2014

    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 December 22, 2014

    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 December 22, 2014

    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 December 22, 2014

    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 December 22, 2014

    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 December 21, 2014

    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 December 21, 2014

    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 December 21, 2014

    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' December 21, 2014

    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...