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  • Pakistan to execute five more terrorists 2 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...
  • Assam: At least 40 killed in serial Bodo strikes 3 days ago

    Guwahati: At least 40 people have been killed in serial attacks by suspected NDFB (Songbijit) terrorists at different places in Sonitpur and Kokrajhar districts of Assam. Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said that PM Modi and Rajnath Singh had assured him of every possible help. "While 24 people were killed in...
  • 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...
  • Four terrorists hanged in Pakistan as execution campaign widens 5 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...
  • 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...
  • Arrest warrants issued against Pakistan Taliban chief, 7 others 6 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 executes terrorists and bombards tribal areas 6 days ago

    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,...
  • 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...
  • Two terrorists hanged in Pakistan after lifting of ban on death penalty 1 week ago

    Islamabad: Pakistani authorities on Friday night executed two men convicted for attacks on the army headquarters and former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, days after Pakistan lifted its moratorium on the death penalty. The two are among 17 terrorists who would be executed in the first phase after the end of self-imposed...
  • 17 Pakistan terrorists set to be executed December 19, 2014

    Karachi: Jail authorities in Pakistan have started making arrangements in different parts of the country for the execution of 17 dreaded terrorists in the next few days after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced lifting of a moratorium on the death penalty. Sharif's announcement came after a round table conference of political...
  • 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...
  • J&K: Security forces gun down one terrorist in Kupwara December 18, 2014

    Jammu: One terrorist has been killed in a gunbattle with security forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. The brief encounter lasted for nearly an hour. The security forces launched an operation in Bazpora area of Kupwara on Thursday morning following information about presence of terrorists there, a police official...
  • J&K: Encounter on in Kupwara, 2-3 terrorists likely to be trapped December 18, 2014

    Jammu: Yet another gunbattle is underway between terrorists and security forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. Two-three terrorists are likely to be holed up. The police have area cordoned off the area. There have been no reports of casualties so far from either side. The attack comes just...
  • 66 journalists murdered, 119 kidnapped around the world in 2014 December 17, 2014

    Paris: The beheading of journalists by Islamist terrorists in Syria in 2014 showed that reporters face a dangerous new threat, media freedom organization Reporters Without Borders said on Tuesday. While the overall number of journalists killed around the world was down 7 per cent on 2013, to 66, the nature of...
  • 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...
  • Peshawar attack: Don't allow any child to be killed, says Kailash Satyarthi December 16, 2014

    Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi appeals to the Pakistan government and the international community to take more pro-active initiatives. " Don't allow any child to be killed," says Kailash Satyarthi. ...
  • Terror attack on children darkest day of humanity: Kailash Satyarthi December 16, 2014

    Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi said that no other act could be more barbaric than the one that happened in Peshawar. "More pro-active initiates need to be taken by the international community and national governments," said Satyarthi. ...
  • Peshawar attack: Terrorism overpower humanity December 16, 2014

    Security forces surrounded the Army Public School & College soon after six terrorists of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan stormed the campus on Tuesday morning. ...
  • Bollywood condemns militant attack on school in Peshawar December 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities on Tuesday termed the Taliban militants attack on an Army-run school in Peshawar as "sickening" and "appalling". The heavily-armed Taliban militants stormed the school in Pakistan's volatile northwestern city of Peshawar and killed over 100, mostly students when they started indiscriminate firing on them. Pakistani actor-singer Ali Zafar...
  • Pakistan Army operation ends as all nine terrorists killed; 133 school students dead: As it happened December 16, 2014

    Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan claimed responsibility for the attack and said that all the terrorists are on a suicide mission. ...
  • Major terror attacks on schools in Pakistan December 16, 2014

    In a recent terror attack in a school in Pakistan, six terrorists stormed Army Public School in Peshawar. Terror group Tehreek-e-Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack. About 500 students and teachers are believed to have been taken hostage by the terrorists. Here is the timeline of terrorist attacks in...
  • Pakistan Taliban kills 110 students in an attack on Peshawar school, death toll 131 December 16, 2014

    Peshawar: At least 131 people, a majority of them school students, have been killed by Tehreek-e-Taliban terrorists in an attack on the Army Public School and College in Paksitan's Peshawar. Security forces surrounded the Army Public School & College soon after six terrorists of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan stormed the campus...
  • Australia: Several held hostage by armed gunman at Sydney cafe, key landmarks evacuated December 15, 2014

    Sydney: A gunman took an unknown number of people hostage inside a chocolate shop and cafe in Australia's largest city on Monday, with two people inside the cafe seen holding up a flag believed to contain an Islamic declaration of faith. Four hours after the incident first erupted inside the Lindt...
  • Bengaluru techie Masroor highly radicalised but didn't actively recruit, say investigators December 14, 2014

    Bengaluru: Bengaluru techie Masroor, who has been arrested for handling the Twitter account for ISIS militants, is highly motivated and radicalised and wants to spread the word of Jihad. However, Masroor did not actively recruit or arrange funds, investigators questioning the 24-year-old allegedly wayward techie told CNN-IBN. The Central Crime Branch...
  • Watch: Tributes paid to martyrs of 2001 Parliament attack December 13, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and many other political dignitaries paid their respects to the martyrs of 2001 Parliament attack. ...
  • J&K: Suspected terrorists abduct, murder Sarpanch December 13, 2014

    Sopore: In yet another gruesome killing of a Sarpanch in Kashmir, 62-year-old Ghulam Mohammad was abducted and murdered by suspected terrorists on Saturday. According to family members and witnesses, the Sarpanch was abducted from his house in Hygam village on Friday evening. At least four masked men jumped over the...
  • Malala bursts into tears on seeing her blood-stained school uniform; 'You are so brave', says Satyarthi December 12, 2014

    Oslo: The sight of blood-spattered school uniform she was wearing the day the Taliban shot her, made Pakistan's teen Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai burst into tears, prompting fellow awardee India's Kailash Satyarthi to comfort her saying "you are so brave". The blue tunic, white headscarf and white trousers, stained brown by...
  • J&K: Defence Minister, Army pay tribute to Uri terror attack martyrs December 11, 2014

    Srinagar: A week after the deadly terrorist attack in the Uri sector of Jammu & Kashmir, the Army on Thursday paid tribute to the soldiers who were slain in the attack. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar was also present for the ceremony in memory of the martyred soldiers. "The brave Army personnel's...
  • J&K elections: Despite spurt in terror attacks, 3rd phase records 58 pc voter turnout December 9, 2014

    Srinagar: Notwithstanding the spurt in terror attacks and election boycott call given by separatists, third phase of the five-phased Legislative Assembly elections in 16 constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir recorded a remarkable voter turnout. Several seats, including Uri constituency - where eight Army personnel, three policemen and six foreign terrorists...
  • Islamic State in Syria beheads man for blasphemy December 9, 2014

    Beirut: The terrorist Islamic State group beheaded a man in northern Syria after accusing him of blasphemy, a terrorist website and a rights group said on Tuesday. The man was killed in a public square in the town of Sulouk on Monday in front of a crowd that included children, the...