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Imran Khan calls for Pak-India friendship

Cordial relations between Pakistan and India will help eliminate poverty. Friendship is in the favour of both countries, he said.

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Mini hydel plant powers 100 houses in South Waziristan’s Badar valley

The plant can generate 15 KVA and will provide electricity to 80 to 100 houses

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Lahore’s Defence Day ceremony becomes a wild affair

The show featured camelback Rangers, trained dogs and horse tricks

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Pakistan Army havaldar martyred in North Waziristan blast

A Pakistan Army havaldar was martyred in a blast near Dand Kaly in North Waziristan on Thursday

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As Trump cracks down on Pakistan, US cuts military training programs

President Donald Trump’s administration has quietly started cutting scores of Pakistani officers from coveted training and educational programs that have been a hallmark of bilateral military relations for more than a decade, US officials said. The Pentagon and the Pakistani military did not comment directly on the decision or the internal deliberations, but officials from…

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Pakistan Navy wins seven medals on opening day of shooting tournament

Pakistan Navy was leading the medals table on the opening day of the 2nd Parvez Abbasi Open Shooting Championship 2018.

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Watch: Army jawan helps 110-year-old Harnai voter from wheelchair

In Balochistan’s Harnai, an army jawan stationed at a polling station helped the 110-year-old Haji Noor Muhammad up from his wheelchair as he headed to vote. 

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Pakistan Army wins Inter Services Basketball Championship 2018

Pakistan Army won the Inter Services Basketball Championship 2018.

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Troops have been deployed for the elections under the Constitution, says ISPR

Inter Services Public Relations stated that Election Commission of Pakistan has requisitioned the troops under the constitution.

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ISPR warns against fake threat alerts circulating on social media

According to a press release, the ISPR has not issued any such alert

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Two security personnel martyred in roadside blast in Mir Ali

The security personnel were travelling in a jeep when a bomb planted at the road went off

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‘You think I will survive?’ Hospital overflows after Mastung blast

Survivors of a suicide blast which killed 128 people as it ripped through a crowded election rally described scenes of panic and horror Saturday, as hospitals struggled to cope with scores of wounded. The attack in Mastung on Friday, claimed by the Islamic State group, was one of the deadliest in Pakistan’s history. More than…

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Video: Pakistan Army rescues five people from the Sawan River

Pakistan Army helicopters have rescued five people, including a woman and two girls, who were stranded in the Sawan River near the Swan Sawan Bridge. The people got stuck in the river due to the sudden rise of the water level.

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Army pilots rescue two British nationals from Ultar Sar

Pakistan Army pilots rescued two foreign mountaineers who were trapped after trying to climb the 7,338 metre high Ultar Sar Peak near Hunza. There were originally three mountaineers who attempted to scale the peak but one died in an avalanche. ISPR head Major General Asif Ghafoor took to Twitter to praise the army pilots for…

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Army announces assistance for Election Commission

The army will assist the Election Commission in the polling exercise, Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor tweeted on Wednesday. According to him, the army reviewed the geo-strategic environment at the Corps Commanders Conference at GHQ. “Mandated assistance to ECP will be provided for free, fair & transparent conduct of GE-18,” he tweeted. CCC at GHQ. Geo-Strat…

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Six terrorists killed in South Waziristan operation

Six terrorists were killed in a clash on Saturday with security forces in South Waziristan. The Inter Services Public Relations said that an intelligence-based operation was carried out in South Waziristan. An exchange of fire took place during the operation during which six terrorists, including a most wanted militant called Nanakar, were gunned down. Two soldiers,…

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Army asks ECP for list of polling stations

The army has asked the Election Commission of Pakistan to provide details of polling stations so that army personnel can be assigned duties for July 25. The army has also asked for a list of vulnerable polling stations. The electoral code of conduct for security forces will be issued in a few days. The code of conduct will…

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Three soldiers martyred in exchange of fire along Pak-Afghan border

Three Pakistan Army soldiers were killed on Friday during an exchange of fire on the Pak-Afghan border. According to the ISPR, militants from across the border attempted to raid army check posts along the border in Shawal, North Waziristan Agency. During the exchange of fire, five militants were killed as were the three soldiers. They…

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Army to guard all polling stations, says ECP

Pakistan Army soldiers will be stationed inside and outside all polling stations, announced an Election Commission of Pakistan representative on Thursday. The security personnel will have to follow a code of conduct, he said. In the future, the ECP will coordinate with the National Counter Terrorism Authority in relation to security-related matters. The provincial governments…

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Islamabad police arrest 28 PTM activists over anti-army slogans

Islamabad police arrested 28 activists of the Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement over slogans critical of the army and Pakistan. The Kohsar police registered an FIR against PTM workers for shouting slogans against the army and Pakistan. In March, Qila Saifullah police in Quetta booked PTM representatives Manzoor Pashteen, Moshin Dawar and Ali Wazir in a hate…

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PM Abbasi, CM Punjab pay tribute to martyred Col Sohail Abid

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif paid glittering tributes to Colonel Sohail Abid who was martyred on Wednesday night in a security operation in Quetta.  “We are grieved at the loss of such a brave army soldier,” said the prime minister. “We will not sit still till the last terrorist…

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