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COAS Raheel dismisses 12 military officers from service over corruption

Advertisements RAWALPINDI:  Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Thursday dismissed 12 military officers over corruption, private media reported. Advertisements One major general, five brigadiers and three colonels are among those dismissed by the COAS. The development comes after Raheel Sharif speech two days ago, in which he said,”Across the board …

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PM Nawaz, COAS leaves for Riyadh to hold important talks

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif left Islamabad on Wednesday for Riyadh on an official visit to take part in important talk with Saudi administration. According to state media, he is visiting the Kingdom on the invitation of the Custodian of the two …

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COAS Raheel Sharif will retire on due date: DG ISPR

ISLAMABAD: Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Asim Bajwa in series of tweets on Monday, cleared the position of Army Chief on the speculations of  him taking service extension or not. “Speculations about extension in service of COAS are baseless. COAS said;”Pakistan Army is a great institution. I do’nt believe in extension” …

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Re-Elections: ECP to deploy Rangers, Army in NA-122 and other constituencies

letters in this regards have been sent to the Secretary Interior and the Secretary Defence, directing them to issue necessary directions for the deployment of ample amount of Punjab Rangers and Pakistan Army for the by-elections. The Rangers and Armed-Forces would be deployed in constituencies, which include NA-122 Lahore, NA-144 …

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Sponsored gang arrested, were planning to sabotage 14 August Celebrations in Karachi: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Wednesday, in a press release said,  Sercurity Forces have busted a foreign funded gang who were planning to sabotage 14 August celebrations in Karachi. Giving details in a press relesase, ISPR said,  carrying out Intelligence Based Operations Security Forces arrested some high value targets …

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Naltar Tragedy: Major General Asim Bajwa’s Tweets

GILGIT: The Pakistan Army helicopter crash-landed on school Naltar Valley on Friday. The crash claimed the lives of seven people so far. Among the seven there was Ambassador of Norway Leif Larsen, Ambassador of Philippines Domingo D Lucenario Jr and the wives of the Indonesian and Malaysian ambassadors.Two pilots of …

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Operation Khyber-2: At least 12 militants killed in airstrikes

PESHAWAR: Approximately a dozen suspected militants were put down and eight others received injuries in airstrikes carried out by military jets in Khyber Agency’s Tirah Valley on Saturday. According to security official sources, military jets and choppers aimed militant dens in Tirah Valley’s Kokikhel area. 12 militant were killed and …

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Karachi operation will carry on till any logical conclusion: Raheel Sharif

KARACHI:  Army chief General Raheel on Wedneday visited to the Corps Headquarters in Karachi, Corps Commander Karachi and DG Rangers briefed , COAS on Karachi operation. According to ISPR tweets, Karachi operation will continued by Army till its logical conclusion.   There is visible decrease in the target killings and extortion …

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Army condemns the murder of Sabeen Mahmud: ISPR

ISLAMABAD: In a series of Tweets, Major General Asim Bajwa, condemned the murder of Sabeen Mahumd on Saturday.  Sabeen Mahmud social activists was gunned down  by unknown assailants on Yesterday night.    “Our heart goes out to bereaved family at this sad moment,” ISPR said.   Asim Bajwa also revealed in a …

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Pakistan successfully tested nuclear capable Ghauri missile [video]

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan successfully test-fired on Wednesday ballistic missile Ghauri having the potential of carrying both conventional and nuclear warheads up to 1,300 kilometres of distance. The launch was carried out by a strategic missile group of the Army Strategic Forces Command that was aimed at examining the operational and technical …

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Nawaz Sharif meeting on Saudi-Yemen crisis

ISLAMABAD: A top-level meeting under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is in progress in Islamabad to discuss the recent Saudi-Yemen crisis.   The delegation, which just concluded visit to Saudi Arabia, will brief the meeting about its talks with the Saudi officials on the crisis. Earlier, on Tuesday …

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Army killed 80 militants near Afghan border

Khyber Agency: It is reported that, fierce fight between Pak Army and Taliban is underway in Tirah Valley from the last few days. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), at least 80 militants were demolished in the operation in Khyber Agency. It also told that seven soldiers also lost …

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Lieutenant General Rizwan Akhtar proposed as new ISI chief

Major General Rizwan Akhtar was promoted to Lieutenant General’s position and proposed as new chief of Inter Services Intelligence (ISI). The endorsed general had held the position of director general of Rangers Sindh previously. He will take charge of his new post on the retirement of current DG ISI Zaheerul …

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Army has given 48-hours ultimatum to PM: Choudhry Shujaat

ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain said that PM is on 48-hours ultimatum by army. Speaking to media, Shujaat said that planning were under way to hold a referendum for the configuration of a national government. Shujaat said that there is no escape from the …

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