Having pledged to eliminate terrorists from Pakistan in the wake of ghastly Peshawar school attack by the Taliban, the country's Army has intensified anti-terror strikes, killing dozens of militants in Tirah valley area of Khyber tribal region.
Two days after a horrendous attack by the Taliban on an Army-run school left Pakistan numb with grief, the minutes of one of the last conversations one attacker and his handler held were revealed on Thursday.
Maharashtra Government has directed the police to "discreetly" keep a watch on schools across the State in the wake of an alert sounded by the Centre in the backdrop of terror attack on a Pakistani school.
Seven more adults wounded in the brutal terror attack on a school run by Pakistan army here succumbed to their injuries on Wednesday, taking the number of those fallen to the bullets of Taliban militants to 148, most of them children.
A shocked Pakistan on Wednesday began burying 132 students killed in a grisly attack on their school by Taliban militants that has heaped pressure on the government to do more to tackle the insurgency.
After the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, Mullah Fazlullah group on Wednesday claimed responsibility for the attack on a Pakistan Army-run school here in which 141 people, majority of them children, were killed.
Even as the nation continued to reel in shock after the barbaric Taliban attack on the Army school in Peshawar, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met with other political party leaders on Wednesday and said that they have decided to draft a national plan against terrorists.
Condemning the terror attack at a school in Pakistan on Tuesday which has left more than a hundred schoolchildren dead, Congress said it was high time that the neighbouring country learnt from such incidents and acted strongly against the terror network operating from its soil.
Counter-terrorism expert Ajay Sahni on Tuesday said that while carrying out attacks, Islamic extremists do not distinguish between children and adults, adding that incidents of terror are on the rise in Pakistan.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday told party MPs that a host of programmes, including seminars and conferences on 'Good Governance', will be held on December 25 that coincides with former prime minister AB Vajpayee's birthday.
In one of the worst acts of human savagery ever perpetrated, the Pakistani Taliban senselessly slaughtered 146 school children in a brazen terror attack launched by its heavily armed gunmen and suicide bombers on an army-run school in Pakistan's Peshawar city in retaliation to Pakistan Army's operation against extremists in North Waziristan.
Government on Monday said in Lok Sabha there is no CBSE circular asking schools to remain open on December 25 to observe 'Good Governance Day' and an online essay competition to mark the day is voluntary in nature.