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Indian army given freehand to deal with ‘Pakistan’s misadventure’: Rajnath Singh

Indian army given freehand to deal with ‘Pakistan’s misadventure’: Rajnath Singh

By News Desk The Indian army has been given a freehand to deal with “any attempt by Pakistani troops to disturb peace in the country”, India’s home minister Rajnath Singh has claimed. “Indian forces will not count bullets while replying to any provocation by Pakistan,” Singh said on Sunday as he warned Islamabad against any […]

Video of Kashmiri youth tied to Indian Army jeep sparks outrage

Video of Kashmiri youth tied to Indian Army jeep sparks outrage

A video circulating on social media of a man tied to the bonnet of what was believed to be an Indian Army jeep as a human shield once again raised concerns over the violation of human rights by Indian armed forces in held Kashmir. Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah tweeted the video, […]

Country’s progress: Army chief hails role of overseas Pakistanis

Country’s progress: Army chief hails role of overseas Pakistanis

By News Desk Army chief General Qamar Bajwa, who is in the United Kingdom on a three-day official visit, has hailed the role of overseas Pakistanis towards the country’s progress. In a reception hosted by the Pakistan High Commission in UK, the army chief met members of the Pakistani community, assuring them that the military […]

Bills proposing amendments to Army Act, Constitution passed in Senate

Bills proposing amendments to Army Act, Constitution passed in Senate

Bills proposing amendments to Army Act, Constitution passed in Senate The bills proposing amendments to the Army Act 1952 and the Constitution were presented in the Senate by Law Minister Zahid Khan, and were later approved following a debate. The bill, which seeks to “enable trial under the Pakistan Army Act, 1952 for expeditious disposal […]

Martin McGuinness, Irish Republican Army commander turned peacemaker, dies at 66

Martin McGuinness, Irish Republican Army commander turned peacemaker, dies at 66

Martin McGuinness, Irish Republican Army commander turned peacemaker, dies at 66 Martin McGuinness, an Irish Republican Army commander turned peacemaker and former deputy leader of Northern Ireland, has died, his Sinn Féin party announced Tuesday. He was 66. Sinn Féin said he died after a short illness. McGuinness was diagnosed with a rare heart disease in […]

Taliban car bomb hits army base in eastern Afghanistan

Taliban car bomb hits army base in eastern Afghanistan

Agencies A suicide car bomb detonated near an army base in the eastern Afghan province of Khost on Friday, killing one soldier and wounding several before the army repelled at attack on the base by four gunmen, the district chief said. The blast, 50 meters from the base, was heard several miles away and damaged […]

Army chief arrives in China on three-day official visit

Army chief arrives in China on three-day official visit

Army chief arrives in China on three-day official visit By News Desk Army chief Gen Qamar Bajwa meets CHinese civil and military leadership in China on Thursday. PHOTO: ISPR China has acknowledged Pakistan’s role in eliminating terrorist groups, including the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, al Qaeda and East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) from the country. The recognition […]

Pakistan Army rejects Indian concerns of terrorist movement along LoC

Pakistan Army rejects Indian concerns of terrorist movement along LoC

Pakistan Army rejects Indian concerns of terrorist movement along LoC By News Desk Pakistan Army Director General Military Operations opposes claims during telephonic conversation with counterpart. PHOTO: AFP The Pakistan Army on Thursday ‘strongly’ rejected India’s concerns regarding the movement of terrorists along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir. The Pakistan Army Military Operations Director […]

Pak Army kills Lahore attack mastermind in shelling across Afghan border: sources

Pak Army kills Lahore attack mastermind in shelling across Afghan border: sources

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army on Thursday conducted targeted strikes across the Afghan border killing two high-profile terrorists affiliated with Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, according to security sources. Those killed included Wajihullah alias Ahrar, who was sponsored by a hostile intelligence agency for terrorist activities in Pakistan, security sources said. He was mastermind of recent suicide attack in Lahore and […]

Zulfikar Bhutto: Closely watched by the Pakistan army

Zulfikar Bhutto: Closely watched by the Pakistan army

The following is an excerpt from a declassified document released online by America’s Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) as part of a searchable database on its website Reading Room. Declassified documents were previously only available to the public at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland. In a weekly summary compiled by the Office of Current […]