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

Tamil Nadu student held for rape, assault

A Class 10 student has been arrested in connection with the alleged sexual assault and murder of an 11-year-old girl in Vellore, a senior police official said here on Wednesday.

Metros

Government launches 2015 calendar

Information and broadcasting minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday released the new Government of India calendar 2015: Clean India, Green India.

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

India brace for chin music at Gabba

Mahendra Singh Dhoni said on Tuesday he is unconcerned by India’s losing record at the Gabba and backed his team to do well on fast wickets in the second Test against Australia.

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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Fifty shades of sexcitement

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The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) has become a very controversial issue.

As the big freeze descends, London begins to look as it used to, before we knew what global warming was.