ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani law allowing secret military courts to try suspects on terrorism charges expired on Saturday. Lawmakers amended the constitution in January 2015, responding to an attack by Pakistani Taliban fighters on a military-run Army Public School in Peshawar that killed scores of children but inserted an expiry clause to keep the measure temporary. According to media reports, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar said no proposals were under consideration at the moment with regards to a renewal amendment of the…
Army Public School
KARACHI: The brazen militant attack on Army Public School, Peshawar, in December 2014 brings back haunted memories of the deadliest day that claimed over 150 innocent lives, mostly children, and nation remembers the martyrs in mourning on second anniversary of the attack. More than 150 lives were lost in the Peshawar school massacre of December 16, 2014, the deadliest extremist attack in Pakistan's history. Two year on, those who survived now study in the same rooms where they huddled in terror as their classmates fell…
KARACHI: As the pressure mounts on Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz group and country’s law enforcement agencies to show results that the National Action Plan is working effectively, the government has announced to begin plan’s second level from August 23 after consultation with all the provinces.
CHARSADDA: The students Bacha Khan University in Charsadda staged a protest outside the varsity building, demanding ‘fair’ compensation to the heirs of deceased persons who were killed in the terrorist attack.
PESHAWAR: Headmaster Naveed Gul walked past the armed guard at the gate into his office. As primary school pupils studied their morning lessons outside, he reached beneath his warm woolly sweater, and pulled out a gun.
By Azhar Khan The Pakistan Cricket Board never ceases to surprise national team fans and cricketing circles with its novel ideas. The board startlingly deemed Pakistan ODI team captain Azhar Ali the most relevant figure to unveil the ICC World T20 trophy in Peshawar today.
The memory of Army Public School (APS) attack was fresh on Pakistani celebrities' minds. Here are some tweets from prominent personalities within Pakistan, who paid rich tributes to those who had been martyred in the tragic incident.
PESHAWAR: The first anniversary of the Army Public School Peshawar attack is being observed in across the country today with all segments of the society paying rich tributes to the martyrs of the attack.
ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Wednesday unanimously passed a resolution paying tributes to the martyrs of the Army Public School attack that left at least 146 dead including 132 children.