Upturned chairs and bloodstains on the floor at the Army-run school on Wednesday. AP

Members observe a two-minute silence in the Rajya Sabha in New Delhi on Wednesday to pay tribute to the victims. PTI

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

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Pakistan Army Chief Raheel Sharif on Kabul chase

Pakistan Army Chief Raheel Sharif on Wednesday flew to Kabul to meet the Afghan and ISAF leadership and seek the handing over of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Mullah Fazlullah and other milita

Business

Tiny village has Rs 1,000 crore NRI deposits

Kerala’s nearly Rs 90,000 crore of NRI deposits, which is highest in the country, pales into oblivion when compared to the over Rs 1,000 crore that the members of this sleepy Dharmaj village near here

India

RAW warns of terror propaganda in Pakistan

In what the country’s premiere external intelligence agency, the Research and Analysis Wing, described as a “bizarre twist of events” it has pointed out to the government that Pakistan-based terror ou

Metros

CPWD rejects iron sheets around 7, Race Course Road

A proposal by the Delhi police to raise a portion of peripheral walls of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 7, Race Course Road residence with iron sheets was rejected by the Union urban development minis

Newsmakers

Methane spike: Is there life on Mars?

Methane, a gas that on Earth comes mainly from living organisms, has been measured for the first time making a sudden spike on Mars, leaving scientists puzzled about its origin.

Sports

Sourav Ganguly, Sunil Gavaskar have conflict of interest?

Sitting in faraway Australia, former India captains Sunil Gavaskar and Ravi Shastri still found their names cropping up along with those of Krishnamachari Srikkanth and Sourav Ganguly at the ongoing S

Editorial

A hostage crisis reckoner

After Sydney and Peshawar, there is a buzz in government about a policy to deal with a potential hostage situation.

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Fifty shades of sexcitement

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There was a news report not so long ago that ICRISAT (International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics), an international organisation and part of the CGIAR (Consultative Group on Inte

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