Bengaluru, Dec 16: Get all the latest national and international updates here:
10.18 pm: School has been handed over to the administration, says Pak army
9.30 pm: PM Modi is expected to speak to Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif over #Peshawar attack tonight or tomorrow.
9.00 pm: Death toll in Pakistan School Siege rises to 155 including 132 children
8.30 pm: Indian banks may be requested to give loan-based working capital to cash-strapped SpiceJet: Government (PTI)
8.20 pm: Peshawar and Sydney attacks show local threats are global threats too: John Kerry, US Secretary of State
7.36 pm: Pakistan army launches counter strike in Waziristan. Post Pak School Siege, Army commissions 10 airstrikes in Khyber
7.35 pm: Pakistan school attack over, all militants dead: police.
7.18 pm: My thoughts and prayers are with the families of victims of this enormous tragedy: Rahul Gandhi
7.03 pm: Lt. Gen. K.H. Singh, GOC 16 Corps, called on N.N. Vohra, Governor, at the Raj Bhavan today, in Jammu.
Lt. Gen. Singh briefed the Governor about the obtaining and emerging internal-external security situation.
The Governor discussed with General Singh several issues about more effective internal security management.
6.52 pm: "I am heartbroken by senseless and cold-blooded act of terror," says Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai
6.40 pm: What happened in Pakistan is inhuman,we must also be alert now: Sumitra Mahajan, LS Speaker on Peshawar terror attack
6.23 pm: The world community must unite and redouble efforts to root out terror from every country and society: President Pranab Mukherjee
6.05 pm: Kolkata court extends West Bengal Minister Madan Mitra's custody to CBI till Dec 19.
5.55 pm: Shocked at attack on school in Peshawar. Strongly condemn this inhuman act of barbarism: Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan
5.40 pm: 132 killed in terror attack at army school in Peshawar.
5.30 pm: Congress President Sonia Gandhi condemns dastardly killing of innocents, says authorities in Pak must punish perpetrators.
5.15 pm: Schools are supposed to be places of sanctuary,these Godless animals have converted one in to a killing field: Omar Abdullah
4.50 pm: An army helicopter flies over the Army Public School that in under attack by Taliban gunmen in Peshawar.
4.41 pm: These are all our children who've been murdered today. My prayers and condolences are with the families: Kailash Satyarthi.
4.30 pm: Pakistan military say four Taliban attackers killed at school, search continues for remaining gunmen.
4.20 pm: I hope Pakistan learns something from this and fights terrorism: Anurag Thakur on Peshawar terror attac.
I hope Pakistan learns something from this and fights terrorism: Anurag Thakur on Peshawar terror attack pic.twitter.com/SaWyYjn79a— ANI (@ANI_news) December 16, 2014
3.55 pm: Supreme Court accepts Centre's proposal that no exam for third Indian language including Sanskrit will be conducted this academic year in KV: PTI
3.30 pm: SpiceJet flights cancelled in Kolkata; Ruckus at airport. [Read more...]
2.55 pm: At least 104 killed in Taliban attack on Peshawar school: Pakistani officials
2.48 pm: What's happening, had to happen as when you create a monster, it has to bite you: Praful Bakshi, Security Expert on Peshawar terror attack.
2.40 pm: 24 dead in Peshawar school attack, Taliban militant blows himself up.
2.27 pm: Nearly 200 dead on both sides as Syria bases lost to Qaeda: monitor
2.05 pm: For the 1st time ppl of J&K have an alternative, they were fed up of corruption, now ppl have shown their belief in development.
1.45 pm: Pakistan: 18 students killed in Peshawar terror attack [Read more...]
1.05 pm: We've registered a case under various sections of law, need to collect evidence on those lines: MN Reddi, Police Comm. on pro-ISIS Twitter a/c.
12.40: Pak Taliban claim responsibility for Peshawar school attack.
12.20 pm: Terror attack on army public school in Peshawar, Pakistan; 2 children killed [Read more...]
12.20 pm: Perpetrator was deeply disturbed, says Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott after siege in Sydney.
12.05 pm: TMC protests at Parliament
Delhi : TMC protest at Parliament pic.twitter.com/12v8YlySVG— ANI (@ANI_news) December 16, 2014
11.30 am: SC rejects Italian marines' plea for extension of stay in Italy by another 4 months.
10.56 am: Insurance Bill to be introduced in Rajya Sabha today.
10.55 am: Three more arrested from Mysuru in connection to Mehdi case: Times Now report
10.50 am: CBI to record former PM's statement in #Coalgate: BJP welcomes move.
10.29 am: Coalgate probe: Special court asks CBI to record former prime minister Manmohan Singh's statement.
10.10 am: Special Court orders CBI to further investigate a coal scam case allegedly involving former coal secretary P C Parakh and industrialist Kuma: PTI
Shaina NC: There are lacunas in the system,but if we need fast-tracks then strong prosecution system is required pic.twitter.com/ZkrLCwNSEi— ANI (@ANI_news) December 16, 2014
9:40 am: Shaina NC: We still have a 1000cr Nirbhaya fund to be utilized, befitting tribute to her would be if we use technology available to us
Vijay Diwas : Defence Minister & the 3 service chiefs pay tribute at Amar Jawan Jyoti in Delhi pic.twitter.com/2zLSplH9ho— ANI (@ANI_news) December 16, 2014
9:30 am: Vijay Diwas : Defence Minister & the 3 service chiefs pay tribute at Amar Jawan Jyoti in Delhi
Munirka(Delhi): Prayers being offered on 2nd anniversary of Delhi gangrape pic.twitter.com/CyoKBRE68Y— ANI (@ANI_news) December 16, 2014
Can confirm 2 Indian nationals who were involved in hostage taking events in Sydney are now free: Syed Akbaruddin,MEA pic.twitter.com/JLA9NsWApH— ANI (@ANI_news) December 15, 2014
We also thank Indian Consulate & the Ministry of External Affairs for their continuous monitoring and involvement in the situation: Infosys
Guntur (AP):Vishwakant Reddy,Indian national who ws held hostage in Sydney cafe rescued,celebrations at his residence pic.twitter.com/2czp2FWXHI— ANI (@ANI_news) December 15, 2014