Pak Army Chief approves death sentence for 9 terrorists

Army chief General Raheel Sharif confirmed on Friday the death sentences for nine terrorists convicted by military courts, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.

“The hardcore terrorists were involved in committing heinous offences relating to terrorism, including attack on Parade Lane Mosque, Inter Services Intelligence Headquarters, Multan, attacks on Law Enforcement Agencies, kidnapping . . . → Read More: Pak Army Chief approves death sentence for 9 terrorists

Looking beyond Zarb-e-Azb

Pakistani ground forces began their assault into the Shawal Valley, the final substantial militant stronghold in North Waziristan, in August. Shawal represents an endgame of sorts for Operation Zarb-e-Azb, the large-scale offensive to clear the region of militants. It has successfully dislodged the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), but Pakistan’s northwestern tribal areas face significant challenges as . . . → Read More: Looking beyond Zarb-e-Azb

Turkey gets Pak Army Chief’s support in fight against terror

Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has said both Pakistan and Turkey will fight terrorism with a “coherent and common approach.” “Pakistan and Turkey are facing daunting challenges. I am sure we will surmount them with a common and coherent approach,” the army chief was quoted as saying by the ISPR. “We assure you . . . → Read More: Turkey gets Pak Army Chief’s support in fight against terror

Pemra’s directive on hate speech

The latest order from the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) warning private television channels to not broadcast what it called hate speech has once again caught the electronic media off-guard. Media managers and practitioners once again find themselves at a crossroads between military, political parties and the government.

The warning . . . → Read More: Pemra’s directive on hate speech

Peshawar gets emergency help from Army

Pakistan Army teams have kicked off relief works in rainstorm-hit areas of Peshawar, ARY News reported citing the DG Inter-Services Public Relations.

DG ISPR, Major General Asim Salim Bajwa, in his message on micro blogging site Twitter, said that an emergency has been imposed at Combine Military Hospital (CMH) Peshawar, wherein Pak-Army doctors and paramedics . . . → Read More: Peshawar gets emergency help from Army

Our resolve is stronger than your bullet!

Army chief Gen Raheel Sharif received on Monday children to mark resumption of schooling in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa after horrific Taliban-led attack on Army Public School (APS) in Peshawar on December 16 last leaving some 150 people, including 132 schoolchildren, massacred.

“Everyone (is) in high spirit,” a tweet from ISPR chief Maj.-Gen Asif Bajwa quoted Gen . . . → Read More: Our resolve is stronger than your bullet!

910 terrorists killed in North Waziristan: ISPR

ISLAMABAD: A statement issued by the military on Wednesday put the official number of “terrorists” killed in Operation Zarb-i-Azb at 910 and added that 82 Pakistani soldiers had also lost their lives during the North Waziristan offensive.

The death tolls and their breakdowns could not be independently verified as journalists have limited access to the . . . → Read More: 910 terrorists killed in North Waziristan: ISPR

Who will honour Abdul Khaliq of Pakistan

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India did a hell of a job promoting their national sports hero in “Bhaag Milkha bhaag” but lots of information in the movie was untrue or changed / omitted on purpose. It is high time that a private or ISPR (As they are the only true patriotic organization) backed media production . . . → Read More: Who will honour Abdul Khaliq of Pakistan

Operation Zarb-e-Azb launched in North Waziristan

In a major development, Pakistan army on Sunday formally announced to have launched a full scale operation ‘Zarb-e-Azb’ against ‘local and foreign terrorists’ in North Waziristan Agency ‘on the directions of the government’.

Director General, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a press release said: “On the directions of the Government, Armed forces of . . . → Read More: Operation Zarb-e-Azb launched in North Waziristan

More hidden terrorists found in Karachi Airport

KARACHI: Security forces said Monday they have relaunched a military operation at Karachi airport as gunfire resumed several hours after they announced the end of a militant siege that left 24 dead.

Fresh gunfire was reported from the airport Monday morning and a loud explosion was also heard across its premises.

Security forces said that . . . → Read More: More hidden terrorists found in Karachi Airport