Military had no role in Sharif’s ouster, says Pak Army chief

Military had no role in Sharif’s ouster, says Pak Army chief

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s powerful Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has rejected as “unfounded” the impression that the army was behind the ouster of prime minister Nawaz Sharif and said the military had no role in it. Sharif, 67, stepped down after a Supreme Court bench disqualified him on July 28 from continuing in his office […]

Killed 3 Pak soldiers on border: BSF

Killed 3 Pak soldiers on border: BSF

Jammu/New Delhi: A day after its soldier was injured by a sniper, the BSF on Saturday said it has killed at least three Pakistan Rangers after the other side indulged in unprovoked firing along the Indo-Pak international border (IB) in Jammu. The force also said it is “engaged in a befitting retaliation” after the Rangers […]

Treat us with respect: Pakistan Army chief to US

Treat us with respect: Pakistan Army chief to US

Islamabad: Pakistan is not seeking material or financial help from the US, but Washington must trust and treat it with respect, Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa today told the US envoy here, a day after President Trump asked Islamabad to stop providing safe havens to terrorists. While announcing America’s new Afghanistan and South Asia […]

4 Pak Army personnel killed in clashes with militants

4 Pak Army personnel killed in clashes with militants

ISLAMABAD: At least four army personnel, including a major, were killed on Wednesday in exchange of fire during a raid at a militant hideout in Pakistan’s restive northwestern tribal region. The raid was carried out in Sherotkai area of Lower Dir district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, one of the four administrative provinces of Pakistan. Army […]

Pak ‘indebted’ to China’s support on K-issue: Gen Bajwa

Pak ‘indebted’ to China’s support on K-issue: Gen Bajwa

Islamabad: Pakistan is “indebted” to its all-weather ally China for its “unflinching support” to it on the Kashmir issue, the expansion of the Nuclear Suppliers Group and the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said. Describing China and Pakistan as “important strategic players in the region,” Gen. Bajwa, who was the […]

4 Pak Army soldiers drown in Neelum River after India targets military vehicle

4 Pak Army soldiers drown in Neelum River after India targets military vehicle

ISLAMABAD: Indian troops targeted a vehicle of the Pakistan Army moving along the Neelum River at Athmuqam on Sunday. “The vehicle fell into the river and four soldiers embraced martyrdom in the Line of Control (LoC) ceasefire violation,” said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The body of one martyred soldier has been recovered while search […]

Pak army, locals celebrate cricket win along LOC

Pak army, locals celebrate cricket win along LOC

BARAMULLA: Soon after Pakistan cricket team defeated India in ICC Champions Trophy final match by 180 runs, the Pakistani army posted along the line of control in Uri fired hundreds of bullets in air to celebrate the win while the local villagers of Pakistani administration Kashmir (PaK) living along the line of control celebrated the […]

UN expresses concern over tense situation along LoC

UN expresses concern over tense situation along LoC

United Nations: The UN is concerned over the tense situation along the Line of Control between India and Pakistan and the Secretary-General is following the developments closely, his spokesperson said. “I think the situation that we’ve seen in that area continues to be of concern to us and, as I’ve said before, the Secretary-General is […]

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