Bodies of students who died in a Taliban attack in their school, at a local hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan. (Photo: AP)

PM Modi speaks to Sharif, says India stands firmly with Pak in the fight against terrorism (Photo: PTI/DC)

PM Modi warns MPs: Don’t cross limit (Photo: PTI)

CBI told to quiz Manmohan Singh in coal scam case (Photo: PTI/File)

Hostages run to safety during a cafe siege in the central business district of Sydney. -AP

SpiceJet gets breather, but only for days

fighters from the Islamic State group parade in a commandeered Iraqi security forces armored vehicle. -AP

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley speaks in the Rajya Sabha in New Delhi. PTI

India

Schools observe two minute silence

Schools across the country observed a two-minute silence on Wednesday in a show of solidarity with Pakistan following an appeal from Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the dastardly terror attack on t

Metros

BJP to flood mobile users with poll messages

In a bid to give Delhites a personal connect with Narendra Modi, the BJP will now bombard recorded voice messages across mobile phones assuring “good governance” for the city, appealing the receiver t

Newsmakers

Barack Obama says Christmas shopping is confusing

Running America, President Barack Obama can do. But finding a gift for his wife Michelle is a tough one. “She’s very fashionable and she looks good.

Sports

Monk turns the heat on Australia

Murali Vijay, fondly goes by the name ‘Monk’ among his friends, made Australia’s bowlers toil in the brutal Brisbane heat with a defiant century as India frolicked in the second Test at the Gabba on W

Editorial

Our planet needs help

The carbon-curbing draft deal signed in Lima over the weekend by 194 nations is not ideal. It is too watered down and is at best a compromise.

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