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Goodbye 2017, Welcome 2018!

By Iqra Junejo When we entered in 2017 it was “Monday” and we will now enter in 2018 on coming Monday.  Thus, this is going to be the last weekend of the year so we all should say good-bye to this year with smiling faces. Since only one day is left in the commencing of…

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UN chief slams terrorist attack in Peshawar

ISLAMABAD: United Nations Secretary-General “strongly” condemned the terrorist attack on student hostel of Peshawar’s Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), and called for those responsible to be brought to justice. “The Secretary-General extends his condolences to the families of the victims and wishes full recovery to those injured,” his spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in response to a…

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Pakistan releases 68 Indian fishermen

RAWALPINDI: Government of Pakistan has released 68 Indian fishermen, who were arrested for violating territorial waters. Representatives of Ministry of Interior and Pakistan Rangers (Punjab) handed over the Indian nationals to Indian Border Security Force at Joint Check Post Wahga, said an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement issued here on Monday. The released Indian prisoners thanked…

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Establishment was involved in wrongdoings at times institutionally, other times in individual capacity: Saad Rafique

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique said on Tuesday that the country’s establishment was involved in wrongdoings at times institutionally and other times, in individual capacity. Speaking exclusively to SAMAA TV’s Naeem Ashraf, Khawaja Saad Rafique said that in the Lahore by-election, PML-N supporters were detained forcefully. He said that complaints had been…

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Around 95% objectives of Operation Khyber 4 achieved: DG ISPR

ISLAMABAD: Director General, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor said on Wednesday that Operation Khyber 4 in Rajgal valley was progressing successfully and around 95% physical objectives had been achieved.

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ISPR releases video showing destruction of Indian posts on LOC

RAWALPINDI: Five Indian soldiers were killed and many were wounded on Saturday when Pakistani troops responded to unprovoked ceasfire violations, ISPR said. The video of this incident has been released by ISPR. In a message on Twitter, DG ISPR Maj-Gen Asif Ghafoor said that unprovoked ceasefire Violation (CFV) by Indian troops at Tatta Pani along…

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Video: Imran Khan gives new name to Shehbaz Sharif

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan re-named Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif as Drama Sharif for not fulfilling the promises regarding elimination of load shedding in the country. Addressing a public rally in Sargodha, he said it is wrong impression that Pakistan Army retreated over Dawn Leaks issue, the reality is other way round. Watch…

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Two terrorists killed in the attack on Pak Army checkpoints

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army foiled the terrorists attack from across the border in South Waziristan Agency.

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Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad: Air strikes kill several terrorists in Khyber Agency

RAWALPINDI: Military fighter jets pounded militants’ hideouts in Khyber Agency on late Wednesday night, killing several terrorists in the restive tribal region bordering Afghanistan.

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Uzair Baloch taken into military custody

RAWALPINDI: Lyari gang war leader Uzair Jan Baloch has been taken into custody by Pakistan army on late Tuesday night.

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Pak Army Team Spirit competition concludes

JHELUM: The second Pak Army Team Spirit (PATS) competition concluded on Wednesday at the National Counter Terrorism Centre near Jhelum district of Punjab. A total of 10 foreign military teams including  China, Indonesia, Jordon, Malaysia, Maldives, Mayanmar, Srilanka, Turkey, Thailand and U.K along with 8 Pakistan Army teams enthusiastically participated in the toughest military competition…

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Pakistan army sets up helpline for citizens

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan army has set up a helpline service for identifying terrorists and suspicious activities in the country. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army has issued two numbers 1135 and 1125 to provide information. The move by the army was due to a wave of terrorism in the country. Pakistan ARMY 1135,1125…

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Targeted action on Jamaat-ul-Ahrar camps by security forces

RAWALPINDI: The security forces have destroyed the camps of banned terrorist group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar on Pak-Afghan border in Khyber and Mohmand agencies on Friday. According to sources, the deputy commander of Jamaat-ul-Ahrar Adil Bacha was also killed in the targeted action. As well as, the four camps and training compounds of the group were also destroyed. –…

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ISPR denies rumours about promotions within army

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan army has categorically denied rumors about the posting of Lt. General Aamir Riaz on Monday. 

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Stable Afghanistan is in best interest of Pakistan: Aizaz

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry Monday said stable and peaceful Afghanistan is in the interest of Pakistan. In an interview, he maintained that Pakistan would attend the Heart of Asia Conference in India. Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry said the whole world appreciated Pakistan for the way it tackled the situation created by India. He warned…

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General Zubair takes over command as new CJCSC

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Zubair Mahmood Hayat has taken over the charge from outgoing General Rashad Mahmood in an imposing ceremony held here on Monday. The reception ceremony was held here early this morning at Joint Staff Headquarters where top brass from three armed forces were in attendance. General Zubair inspected…

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Change of Command and Fears Surrounding Karachi Operation

By: Zamir Hussain Laghari With the change of command in Pakistan’s military, fears loom over the ongoing Karachi operation about consistency in its pace and reversal of results. Outgoing Chief of the Army Staff General Raheel Sharif, who embarked on a round of farewell visits to military formations last week, met officers and soldiers of…

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Who will be the next Army Chief?

ISLAMABAD: Name of new chief of Pakistan Army will soon come to the fore as outgoing Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif  has already started farewell visits. According to sources, there are four lieutenant generals in the seniority list with Chief of General Staff Lt. General Zubair Hayat in the lead. Corps Commander Multan,…

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No more speculations as Army Chief begins farewell visits

ISLAMABAD: All speculations being churned out regarding the extension of Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif have died down as he has begun his farewell visits on Monday. Addressing soldiers and army officers in Lahore, Army Chief said all the conspiracies against the country were foiled with national resolve and sacrifices. According to…

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Seven Pakistan Army soldiers martyred in Indian attack

RAWALPINDI: Seven soldiers embraced martyrdom in unprovoked firing of Indian forces across the Line of Control at Bhimber sector late last night. In a statement issued by Inter Services Public Relatios (ISPR), the Pakistani troops effectively targeted the Indian posts while responding to the unprovoked firing. According to sources, the Indian side also suffered major…

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Quetta carnage: Who is to blame?

By: Zamir Hussain Laghari Tuesday’s sun dawned with the news of loss of 60 lives in Quetta in yet another national tragedy, as the country bore brunt of year’s deadliest militant attack on security forces in Balochistan where wounds of Aug 8 suicide blast were still fresh. It was 19th attack on any security installation…

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