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Pakistan test-fires Babur cruise missile with enhanced range, high accuracy

Pakistan successfully test fired an enhanced range version of indigenously-developed Babur Cruise Missile on Saturday, ISPR said. “The weapon system incorporates advanced aerodynamics and avionics that can strike targets both at land and sea with high accuracy at a range of 700 KMs,” said a statement issued by the ISPR, media wing of Pakistan army….

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Six terrorists arrested in Balochistan raids: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad is in progress across the country as security forces arrested six terrorists involved in attacks on polio campaigners from Balochistan areas and recovered firearms in large number, said Pakistan Army’s media wing. Security forces launched intelligence-based operations in Chaman, Sariab and Pishin and arrested terrorists who had launched attacks on polio teams…

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Military awards conferred on ghazis, martyrs of Pakistan army

RAWALPINDI – An investiture ceremony was held at the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi on Thursday to confer military awards on ghazis and martyrs of Pakistan army for their acts of gallantry during counter-terror operations. A statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said that a large number of military officials and relatives of shuhada…

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Ceasefire violations by India are perilous for peace, warns Khurram Dastgir

RAWALPINDI: Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan said that India had embarked upon perilous destabilization of regional peace through escalation of ceasefire violations at the Line of Control (LOC). In a press statement on Thursday, Dastgir condemned the firing by Indian border forces in Khuiratta sector that caused injuries to five civilians, including three women. “Pakistan army…

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3 suspected terrorists arrested, weapons recovered in Kurram raid

RAWALPINDI: Security forces have apprehended three suspected terrorists in a ‘special’ intelligence based operation (IBO) in Kurram Agency, ISPR said. “A special IBO was carried out by security forces in Kurram agency against terrorist networks involved in three major attacks in Parachinar,” the ISPR said on Tuesday. Pakistan Army’s media-wing said the groups were involved…

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Freedom movement in IOK not terrorism: ISPR

The freedom movement in progress in Indian held Kashmir is not terrorism, said Pakistan Army. “We are providing every kind of diplomatic support to the Kashmiri people,” said Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations Major General Asif Ghafoor during an interview with Geo News. “Kashmiris should get their right of self-determination. The world community should…

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Amjad Sabri’s murderers get death penalty

The two militants found guilty in the murder of famous qawwal Amjad Sabri have been given the death penalty, according to the ISPR.  Mohammad Asim and Mohammad Ishaq were found guilty in the assassination of Amjad Sabri. Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa confirmed the death sentences of 10 militants on Monday including Asim and…

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Indian atrocities can never suppress Kashmir’s struggle for self-determination: Gen Bajwa

RAWALPINDI: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has condemned the killing of innocent Kashmiris by Indian security forces in the occupied valley.  “Indian atrocities in Occupied Kashmir can never suppress a just indigenous political struggle for self- determination,” said General Bajwa, according to ISPR, the media wing of Pakistan army. “Brutalities…

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COAS confirms death sentences of 10 terrorists: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa confirmed the death sentences of 10 terrorists on Monday.  “All militants are guilty of being involved in crimes of serious nature,” read a statement from the ISPR. The hardcore terrorists were tried by special military courts where they confessed their crimes to the Judicial Magistrate and the trial court….

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Pakistan conducts successful test of SLCM Babur: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army conducted another successful test fire of the indigenously developed Submarine Launched Cruise Missile (SLCM) Babur that possesses a range of 450 kilometers. This was disclosed by DG ISPR in an official statement in which he revealed that the missile was capable of delivering various types of payloads. Pakistan conducted another successful test…

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Cricket matches will be held in other cities of Pakistan this year: DG ISPR

RAWALPINDI: DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor said on Wednesday that cricket matches and events would be held in other cities of Pakistan apart from Lahore and Karachi in 2018.  Major General Asif Ghafoor said during his press briefing that he had told PCB Chairman Najam Sethi to focus on other cities apart from Lahore…

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Army Chief visits Brunei, holds high level meetings

Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa who is on an official visit to Brunei Darussalam, met leadership of the country. COAS met sultan of Brunei, Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Muizzaddin Waddaulah. Matters of mutual interest including bilateral defence cooperation and military to military ties between both the countries discussed. COAS also met Deputy Def…

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ISPR releases Pakistan Day song

Pakistan Army released a new national song in connection with Pakistan Day to be celebrated on March 23. The song titled ‘Aman Ka Nishan Hamara Pakistan’ was released in other local dialects also in addition to Urdu. Watch the song released by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

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Army Chief inspects Pak-Afghan border fencing in Khyber Agency

WASHINGTON: Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Corps Headquarters Peshawar and Khyber Agency on Saturday. According to ISPR, at the corps headquarters Peshawar, the Army Chief was given detailed briefing on security situation in FATA and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, progress on Operation Raddul Fasaad, return of Temporarily Displaced Persons and development works. In the Khyber…

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LOC ceasefire: Indian forces martyr Pakistani civilian

RAWALPINDI: Indian forces martyred one Pakistani as they violated the ceasefire at Line Of Control. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Indian troops initiated mortar fire in Nakiyal Sector targeting civil population in Thurti Narr Village. An innocent citizen M. Farooq s/o Ali Akbar embraced martyrdom and three civilians got injured, ISPR stated. The…

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19-year-old martyred by Indian shelling across LoC

AZAD KASHMIR: Unprovoked Indian shelling across the Line of Control (LoC) on Friday claimed the life of a 19-year-old person, stated the ISPR.  The young man’s name was Inzamam Ameen and he worked at a crushing point located at Teetri Note. The 19-year-old was busy working at the crushing point before he was martyred by…

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Indian army chief threatens Pakistan with ‘surgical strike option’

In a recent interview, Indian army chief General Bipin Rawat threatened Pakistan by stating that the Indian Army has several options on the table including that of the surgical strike.  “Pakistan thinks it is fighting a war that is paying them dividends but we have several options, including surgical strikes,” said the Indian army chief without…

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Two suicide bombers killed in Bajaur operation: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Security forces foiled major terrorist action in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Islamabad and FATA, according to Pakistan Army’s public relations department. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), a successful Intelligence based operation (IBO) was conducted in Bajaur to track down two suicide bombers entering from Afghanistan through Kagha pass in Bajaur Agency. The Afghan based TTP…

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Pak-Saudi joint naval exercises conclude

RIYADH: Exercise Naseem Al Bahr XI (NAB), between Pakistan Navy and Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF) concluded in Saudi Arabian waters off Al Jubail, KSA. The Exercise was scheduled from 09 to 17 Feb 18. The exercise NAB comprised of practical demonstrations of Fast Boat Attacks, various formations, maneuvering drills, defence against asymmetric attacks using…

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Students from Multan spend day at Multan Garrison

RAWALPINDI: Over 500 Students and faculty members from leading educational institutes of Multan spent a day with Army at Multan Garrison. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the event was aimed at familiarising students about functioning of Pakistan Army and its capabilities. The participants conducted live firing with small arms, witnessed weapons and equipment…

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Army Chief Bajwa reaches Kabul to attend Defence Conference

KABUL: General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief Of Army Staff (COAS) has reached in Kabul, Afghanistan to attend Chief of Defence (CHOD) Conference, said Pakistan Army’s media wing on Tuesday. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Commander US CENTCOM, Commander Resolute Support Mission (RSM) and Afghan Army Chief are also attending the conference. Army Chief General…

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