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Pakistan conducts test flight of Fatah-1 weapons system

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan conducted a successful test flight of an indigenously developed weapon system capable of delivering a conventional warhead up to a range of 140 kilometres. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations, the Fatah-1 Guided Multi Launch Rocket System, will

Indian designs against Pakistan

Although Indo-Pak history has been troublesome since 1947 with the two countries fighting three wars, except for some brief interlude in 70s when Morajee Desai took over reign or Vajpayee’s bus tour to Lahore, New Delhi has been consistently been

Four soldiers martyred as army helicopter crashes in Gilgit-Baltistan

RAWALPINDI: Four soldiers were martyred when a Pakistan Army Aviation helicopter crashed in Minimarg area of Gilgit-Baltistan. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the helicopter was carrying the body of a martyred soldier Sepoy Abdul Qadeer to Combined Military Hospital

Opposition criticising army like Indian ‘propaganda machine’: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday criticised the opposition parties for what he termed their “double standards” and targeting the Pakistan Army just like the “Indian propaganda machine”. Addressing a ceremony after laying the foundation stone of different projects

Man sentenced to death for killing army officer in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: A session court convicted two men for the murder of Major Mohammad Laraib of the Special Services Group (SSG) last year. Major Laraib was shot to death on November 21, 2019 in Sector G-9 in Islamabad.The army officer was

The day we will never forget

The darkest day in Pakistan’s history – December 16 – returns every year reminding us of the innocent children who went to school to receive an education, not realizing that their books and bodies would be drenched in blood. I

Gen Bajwa lauds professionalism of army air defence system

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan visited field exercise area near Gujranwala on Wednesday. Commander Army Air Defence Command Lieutenant General Hamood-uz-Zaman Khan received

Tribute paid to Sawar Muhammad Hussain on his martyrdom anniversary

RAWALPINDI: The 49th martyrdom day of Lance Naik Sawar Muhammad Hussain is being observed on Thursday. Sawar Muhammad Hussain and the first soldier to be awarded Nishan-e-Haider, the highest military honour. Pakistan Army has paid a glowing tribute to him

Two Pakistani soldiers martyred in Indian firing along LoC

RAWALPINDI: Two Pakistani soldiers were martyred when Indian troops initiated ceasefire violations in Khuiratta Sector along the Line of Control. According to a statement by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Pakistan Army troops responded befittingly and inflicted heavy losses on the

Tribute paid to Major Shabbir Sharif on his martyrdom anniversary

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army has paid tribute to Major Shabbir Sharif on his martyrdom anniversary being observed today. The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said Major Shabbir Sharif “symbolizes valour and patriotism” and the heroic act reminds that its “faith, devotion and

Pakistan Army pays tribute to Major Akram on martyrdom anniversary

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army has paid tribute to 1971 war hero Major Muhammad Akram on his 49th martyrdom anniversary being observed today. The Inter-Services Public Relations released a statement to pay tribute to Major Muhammad Akram for his supreme sacrifice and

Maryam’s olive branch

Maryam Nawaz has hinted at dialogue with the establishment on the precondition that the PTI government is sent home packing. After months of confrontation and a hostile narrative, the PML-N has finally extended an olive branch to state institutions. There

ISI, Rangers officials involved in IGP Sindh incident suspended: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army had completed its inquiry regarding the incident of Inspector-General Police Sindh who was allegedly ‘kidnapped’ and forced to issue the arrest warrant of PML-N leader Captain (retired) Safdar. According to ISPR, the army has completed its court

Bilawal steps aside

A rift has emerged within the PDM as PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has distanced himself from the aggressive stance taken by Nawaz Sharif against state institutions. The move was widely anticipated as the PPP cannot afford to worsen its

Blaming military leadership was Nawaz Sharif’s decision: Bilawal

ISLAMABAD: A rift has emerged between the Pakistan Democratic Alliance (PDM) as Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari criticised the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif for his narrative against the army and state institutions. In an

Russian troops arrive in Pakistan for joint military exercise

RAWALPINDI: A contingent of Russian Special Forces has arrived in Pakistan for a two-week joint military exercise codenamed ‘Bruzhba 5’. “Russian Federation Special Forces’ contingent arrived in Pakistan for two weeks long joint exercise Druzhba 5. The exercise is aimed

Ayaz Sadiq’s stance

The PML-N continues its ongoing onslaught against state institutions and has backed the controversial remarks by former National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq. The senior PML-N leader has appeared defiant and refused to apologise, adding that he stands by his stance

Nawaz Sharif’s betrayal

The biggest criticism of Pakistan Army has been done by our arch-enemy India. Now Nawaz Sharif is doing what was the main job of the Indian state apparatus. Since the past 73 years, no politician has betrayed the nation like

PDM and army’s sacrifices

An unusual situation is being created in the country as the political circus is engulfed in flames. The game of thrones has begun and the nation is being pushed in the inferno. Ever since inception, Pakistan had a mischievous neighbour

Imran strikes back

Prime Minister Imran Khan has hit back at his political opponents who have been slandering state institutions for the past few weeks. The opposition had formed an alliance and is holding rallies and protests nationwide and his biggest political rival,

Something’s fishy

“General Qamar Javed Bajwa, you packed up our government, which was working well, and put the nation and the country at the altar of your wishes.” This was stated by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif in the first

9 killed as two army helicopters collide in Afghanistan

KABUL: At least nine people were killed after two Afghan army helicopters collided in midair in Afghanistan’s southern Helmand province. The Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) said two Afghan National Army (ANA) MI-17 helicopters “crashed due to technical issues” in

Retired army general found dead in Karachi’s DHA area

KARACHI: A dead body that was found near Do Darya area in Defence Housing Authority has been identified as a senior retired army officer. The body of an elderly man was found a day earlier from a car near the

Two Army officers set to be appointed in key SBCA positions

KARACHI: Authorities have started taking action against corrupt and unscrupulous elements in the Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA). Sources informed that two army officers are set to be hired at the SBCA. This includes a Brigader who will be appointed

Military-opposition meetings

The furore over the recent speech by former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has not settled down in which he strongly criticised state institutions. It has now been revealed that opposition leaders held a meeting with the military leadership a few

Two soldiers martyred in Indian firing across LoC

RAWALPINDI: Two soldiers were martyred as Indian troops resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violations in Dewa Sector along the Line of Control. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations, Pakistan Army responded and target those posts which initiated fire. There have been

Pakistan Army pays tribute to Major Aziz Bhatti

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army has paid tribute to Major Aziz Bhatti who embraced martyrdom while defending the country in 1965 war against India. Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) released a video to honour the great sacrifice of Major Raja Aziz Bhatti. “Nation

CJCSC meets Chinese defence minister in Moscow

RAWALPINDI: Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Nadeem Raza held a meeting with Chinese Minister of National Defence General Wei Fenghe in Moscow. General Nadeem Raza is on a two-day official visit to Moscow to attend the Defence

Three soldiers martyred, four injured in South Waziristan operation

RAWALPINDI: Three soldiers were martyred and four others were injured during a search operation by security forces in South Waziristan. According to a statement by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the three soldiers were martyred as terrorists opened fire at security

14th death anniversary of Baloch leader Akbar Bugti observed

Today marks the 14 death anniversary of Baloch feudal chieftain and leader Nawab Akbar Bugti who was killed in a military operation in Kohlu area of Balochistan. Born on July 12, 1927, in Barkhan, he was assassinated on August 26,