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Martyred Pakistan Army officer Abdul Moeed Shaheed laid to rest

LAHORE: Pakistan Army Officer Second Lieutenant Abdul Moeed Shaheed was laid to rest with full military honour at the Shuhada Qabristan (graveyard ) Cavalry Ground here on Wednesday.    The soldier embraced martyrdom in a terrorist attack in North Wazirastan on Tuesday. The 21-year-old martyr Moeed’s body was taken to his native village in Burewala, Vehari,…

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Second lieutenant, soldier martyred as army vehicle comes under attack

RAWALPINDI: A Pakistan Army Second Lieutenant and jawan were martyred on Tuesday when militants attacked a security forces’ vehicle in South Waziristan.  According to the ISPR, Second Lieutenant Abdul Moeed and soldier Basharat were martyred when terrorists opened fire on their vehicle in South Waziristan. Abdul Moeed had passed out from the Pakistan Military Academy…

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Kulbhushan Jadhav allowed to meet wife, mother on Dec 25

ISLAMABAD: Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav has been allowed to meet his wife and mother on December 25, Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal said on Friday. According to the spokesperson, a staff member from the Indian embassy will also be present during the meeting. Meanwhile Sushma Swaraj, India’s external affairs minister, also tweeted on the…

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Nine martyred as Taliban storm Peshawar Agriculture Institute

PESHAWAR: Nine people were killed and dozens injured Friday when Taliban militants stormed a training institute in the Peshawar as Pakistan marked Eid Miladun Nabi (S.A.W). Police said four burqa-clad militants opened fire on the gates of the Agriculture Training Institute, injuring the guard before making their way inside. Peshawar Police Chief Muhammad Tahir Khan…

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COAS visits Pak-Afghan border at Bajaur Agency

BAJAUR AGENCY: General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Pak-Afghan Border in Bajour Agency on Wednesday. According to a statement of ISPR, the Chief Of Army Staff was given a detailed briefing regarding ongoing efforts to effectively check terrorist infiltration routes from across the border, progress on fencing, construction of new forts…

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Zahid Hamid resigned after army chief’s assurance: Khadim Hussain Rizvi

ISLAMABAD: Tehreek-e-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi said that Law Minister Zahid Hamid had resigned from his post after Chief Of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa had provided his assurance.  Speaking to SAMAA TV exclusively, Khadim Hussain Rizvi said that once Hamid’s resignation came through only then did talks began. He also…

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Security forces on alert as Daesh adopts new strategy to gain foothold

PESHAWAR: Internationally proscribed militant outfit Daesh has adopted a new strategy to gain a foothold in the city, according to security forces. Security forces are on the alert as banned militant outfit has devised a new strategy to gain influence in Pakistan’s restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in general and Peshawar in particular. According to details,…

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Video: Safdar on army-brokered deal with protestors

In a light mood, Captain (retd) Safdar, the son-in-law of PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif, commented over government’s army-brokered agreement with Faizabad protestors. He was speaking to media persons at Accountability Court. Watch his views…

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Protesters chant Pak Fauj Zindabad in protest

ISLAMABAD: Protesters were chanting “Pak Fauj Zindabad” as military trucks were moving along the Express Highway, Samaa reported.  The protesters of religious party were raised the slogans in the favour of the military as its vehicles were on its route. It is pertinent to mention that the federal government passed a notification regarding deployment of…

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Pakistan Army seeks clarification from govt regarding deployment notification

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Army has sought clarification from the federal government on several points in the letter seeking deployment of the military in the country, Samaa reported.  As the protests between protesters of a religious party intenseified following clashes between forces and demonstrators, the federal government passed a notification regarding deployment of the military for restoration…

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LIVE UPDATES: Situation gets worse as protesters clash with police in Karachi

KARACHI: The situation turned tense in Karachi after scores of protesters came out against the crackdown at Faizabad against supporters of religious parties.  Also read: LIVE UPDATES: Police secure Faizabad Interchange, injured toll rises to 75 LIVE UPDATES Cars line up in long queues at Hassan Square as traffic jams ensue due to the protest…

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British Army officer is fan of Pakistan Army

A major general of British Army turned out to be fan of Pakistan Army. The British Army official talked to Samaa in Manchester.  He said Pakistan Army has exceptional capabilities. Watch what he said.

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FC Balochistan kills two terrorists in Turbat IBO

TURBAT: FC Balochistan conducted Intelligence Based Operation (IBO) in Tump, Turbat on a terrorist hideout in which two terrorists were apprehended.  During Operation 18 hostages including two Pakistani and 16 Foreigners (Nigerian and Yemeni) were recovered who were kept hostages by these terrorists. A large quantity of arms and ammunition including IEDs have been recovered…

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Peshawar Corps Commander visits Pak-Afghan border in Bajaur

RAWALPINDI: Commander Peshawar Corps Lt General Nazir Ahmed Butt visited forward areas of Bajaur Agency on Pak-Afghan border, said Pakistan Army’s public affairs department on Tuesday. According to a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), he was briefed on cross border attack attempt by terrorists on 13 November and over all security situation in…

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Deliberate targeting of innocent civilians highly unethical: DGMO tells Indian counterpart

ISLAMABAD: Director General Military Operation (DGMO) Pakistan Army has conveyed to his Indian counterpart that continued deliberate targeting of innocent civilians along the Line of Control (LoC) lately in Nezapir, Chirikot and Battal sectors are highly unprofessional and unethical. During an unscheduled Pak-India DGMO Hotline contact, DGMO Pak Army said that such provocations also causing…

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Rawalpindi students spend time with Pakistan Army

RAWALPINDI: A group of 400 students and faculty members from various Universities, Schools and Colleges of Rawalpindi spent a day with Pakistan Army. The programme was specifically organized by Rawalpindi Corps to enlighten students about functioning of Pakistan Army, its organization and defence capability. The visitors laid wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada monument Chaklala. Visitors were demonstrated…

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Lt-Gen Asim Bajwa visits Awaran school

RAWALPINDI: Commander Southern Command Lieutenant General Asim Saleem Bajwa visited Awaran district. Besides reviewing operational aspects, he also visited newly renovated Govt Girls High School, Gajjar, which was destroyed due to earth quake and met with students and faculty. The Commander urged the students to acquire quality education and professional skills. Pakistan Army has provided furniture,…

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COAS visits Mangla to witness troops’ training

RAWALPINDI: General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Strike Corps at Mangla. The army chief witnessed ongoing training and addressed officers and troops. While interacting with Mangla Corps troops, Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa appreciated state of high morale and standard of training. He said that despite our commitments on western border and…

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Pakistan paying price for security vacuum on Afghan side: DG ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (DG ISPR), Major General Asif Ghafoor Monday said that Pakistan was paying the price for a security vacuum on Afghan side of the border. In a series of tweets, the DG ISPR talked about Pakistan Army captain and a soldier, who were martyred when terrorists from Afghanistan’s side attempted…

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Ten terrorists killed, two soldiers martyred in cross-border attack: ISPR

ISLAMABAD: At least eight militants were shot dead and two Pakistani soldiers died in a skirmish along the restive border with Afghanistan Monday, the military said, as Islamabad tries to tightens its grip on the frontier. “Terrorists from Afghanistan side attempted attack on Pakistani posts” along the border in Bajaur in the tribal districts of…

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KP traffic police official stops army jawan, advises him to fasten seat belt

PESHAWAR: A Khyber Pakhtunkhwa traffic police official stopped a vehicle in which were Pakistan Army jawans and advised them to fasten their seat belts. After shaking the hand of the army jawan, the traffic police official told him to fasten his seatbelt for his own safety. “Sir jee, you have not fastened your seat belt,”…

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