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India’s heaviest rocket, GSLV Mark III, blasts off successfully

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Taking steps towards realising India's ambition to send humans into space, ISRO on Thursday successfully tested the atmospheric re-entry of a crew module after its heaviest launch vehicle GSLV Mk-III

Watch as your loved ones die, said the Taliban killers as they butchered children

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Taliban gunmen who stormed a school in northwest Pakistan toyed with captive students by suggesting some could be let go before lining them up and gunning them down in front of their classmates, accor

Hafiz Saeed, Pervez Musharraf blame India for attack on Peshawar school

26/11 mastermind Hafiz Mohammad Saeed (Photo: AFP/File)

A day after the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan attacked an army school in Peshawar brutally killing 133 children, 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Mohammad Saeed on Wednesday blamed India for the massacre carried ou

Pakistan Army Chief Raheel Sharif on Kabul chase

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

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

RAW warns of terror propaganda in Pakistan

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

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

Marines’ issue: Italy may recall envoy to India

Italy on Wednesday said it could recall its ambassador to India Daniele Mancini for “urgent consultations”, a day after the Supreme Court refused the pleas of the Italian marines, accused of killing t

Taliban killers mostly shot kids in the head

Most of the students at the school in Peshawar were shot in the head from point blank range by the ruthless Taliban suicide attackers, in one of the most gruesome attacks against children in recent ye

Government considering ordinance route on Insurance Bill

Speculation is rife in political circles that the government might bring in an ordinance to increase the FDI limit in the insurance sector to 49 per cent if it is not able to pass the long-awaited Ins

Supreme Court to Centre: Don’t appoint CVC without our approval

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Union government to take its permission before appointing the Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) and Vigilance Commissioner (VC).

US warning: LeT may attack ahead of Barack Obama’s visit

A month ahead of US President Barack Obama’s visit to India, the security establishment here is on its toes with the Intelligence Bureau warning that Laskhar-e-Tayyaba may target two “unspecified hote

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

Good governance seems to be all about seeking coherence through confusion.