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Peshawar army school attack: Mastermind killed in Afghanistan in US drone strike?

The mastermind behind the December 2014 massacre at Peshawar's Army Public School, has been killed in a US drone strike in Afghanistan, senior Pakistani security officials claimed.

Jul 12, 2016, 08:57 AM IST

Taliban attacks Pakistan Air Force base: As it happened

A group of heavily armed gunmen associated with Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) attacked a Pakistani Air Force base in the northwestern city of Peshawar early on Friday. The attackers tried to force their way into the Badaber Air Base. The security forces in Pakistan responded quickly to the attack and killed at least 13 terrorists in the ensuing operation.

Sep 18, 2015, 17:18 PM IST

Watch: Salim-Sulaiman's ‘Khalipan’ dedicated to Peshawar massacre

The December 2014 Peshawar massacre that claimed the lives of 151 people, including 141 children, left a horrifying mark across the globe. Such was the impact of the incident on Bollywood composers Salim-Sulaiman that they have dedicated a new song called ‘Khalipan’ to the memory of the victims.

Aug 24, 2015, 14:43 PM IST

Student injured in Peshawar attack dies of head injuries

One more student, who was injured in the horrific December 16 Taliban attack on an army-run school here, succumbed to his injuries on Saturday after fighting for his life for over two months, taking the death toll to 153 in the tragic incident.

Feb 21, 2015, 19:45 PM IST

Pakistan releases Rs 45 mn for treatment of Peshawar attack survivors

Pakistan on Friday released Rs 45 million for the treatment of thirty injured students of an army-run school here which was the scene of a ghastly Taliban attack in December that killed 150 people, mostly students.

Feb 20, 2015, 21:12 PM IST

Pak military courts begin proceedings in 12 cases

 Pakistan's special military courts on Saturday began legal proceedings against 12 militants, nearly two months after the Peshawar carnage that claimed 150 lives, prompting authorities to set up the institutions to fast-track terror-related cases.

Feb 07, 2015, 21:11 PM IST

Pakistan detains 10,616 suspects after school attack

Security forces in Pakistan have detained 10,616 suspects on different charges after the savage Taliban attack on an army-run school last December, officials said Friday.

Feb 07, 2015, 00:34 AM IST

Ali Zafar`s star-studded music video to pay tribute to Army Public School victims

 Ali Zafar will honor the victims of the Army Public School (APS) massacre through the video of his new single 'Urein Ge' (Will Fly), which brings together Pakistani musicians, actors and sports stars.

Jan 26, 2015, 14:10 PM IST

Diplomats of nine countries visit Peshawar school attack site

 Diplomats from nine countries, including France and the UK, on Saturday visited the Peshawar school where the Pakistani Taliban had massacred 150 people, mostly children, last month.

Jan 10, 2015, 22:42 PM IST

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police reviews security after terror attack

Police in Pakistan's restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Friday reviewed the security of sensitive establishments, including schools and colleges following the deadly Taliban attack on a military-run school here.

Jan 02, 2015, 21:39 PM IST

Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa govt to issue arms permit to private school

Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Tuesday decided to issue arms permit to private schools in the province in wake of a Taliban assault on an army-run school here that killed 150 people, mostly children.

Dec 30, 2014, 21:12 PM IST

Pakistan courts to fast-track terror cases

Pakistan's judiciary on Wednesday decided to accord top priority to terrorism cases and conduct daily hearings to clear out the backlog pending with the country's anti-terrorism courts.

Dec 24, 2014, 21:04 PM IST

Five more Pak terrorists to be executed

Five Pakistani terrorists were on Wednesday sentenced to death by the high court here 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.

Dec 24, 2014, 19:28 PM IST

Supporters of terrorists live among us: Pakistan minister

Pakistan's Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Sunday said every citizen was required to be vigilant as "the sympathisers and supporters of these terrorists live among us".

Dec 21, 2014, 21:18 PM IST

Pakistan refuses to learn despite Peshawar: Academic

Despite the Peshawar massacre, the Pakistani government and military refuse to recognize the root causes of terrorism, an academic said in comments published Sunday.

Dec 21, 2014, 19:22 PM IST

An open letter to God; set religion free




Dear God,

Dec 21, 2014, 16:34 PM IST

Pakistan govt to challenge 26/11 accused Lakhvi's bail order: Abdul Basit

Soon after an anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Pakistan issued non-bailable arrest warrants against Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah, Pak High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit on Saturday said that they are also planning to challenge the bail order of 26/11 accused Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi.

Dec 20, 2014, 22:21 PM IST

Terrorist don't deserve any concession: Pak President

 Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain on Saturday said the terrorists have crossed all limits and don't deserve any leniency, days after a deadly Taliban terror attack in Peshawar killed 148 people, mostly children.

Dec 20, 2014, 19:08 PM IST

Execution rules changed in Pakistan's Punjab

 With the Pakistan government deciding to end the moratorium on death sentence in terrorism cases following Tuesday`s tragedy in Peshawar, the rules for carrying out the death sentence have been changed in Punjab province in an effort to expedite the execution process.

Dec 19, 2014, 20:41 PM IST

Boxer Amir Khan donates 30,000 pounds shorts to Peshawar school

Boxer Amir Khan will donate a pair of 30,000 pounds ($47,007) shorts to the Peshawar school in Pakistan where 132 children were killed by Taliban gunmen earlier this week.

Dec 19, 2014, 03:07 AM IST