COAS invites college & university students to get to know the army better

 A group of over 100 students from Kinnaird College visited various military units and formations at Lahore Garrison on Thursday.

The programme, ‘A Day Out with Army’ has been specifically introduced throughout the Army on instructions of Chief of Army Staff to acquaint students from different colleges and universities on routine functioning of Pakistan Army . . . → Read More: COAS invites college & university students to get to know the army better

Is PML-N Government digging it’s own grave?

Ayaz Amir

Islamabad diary

Calling on the army to protect Islamabad, from dangers yet to be adequately defined, is no one-off affair. It is the latest addition to a pattern we have seen growing rather dramatically over the last three months: the army’s influence on the rise, its profile getting bigger, even as civilian . . . → Read More: Is PML-N Government digging it’s own grave?

The Taliban shave there honor off

(Karim Ullah) Hundreds of Taliban fighters rushed to disguise themselves with new haircuts in the weeks before a Pakistan Army assault, it has emerged, as refugees revealed details of life under the militants—and their taste for imported luxuries.

Azam Khan was one of the top barbers in Miranshah in North Waziristan until he, like nearly . . . → Read More: The Taliban shave there honor off

We all have a part to play in Zarb-e-Azb’s success

(By Farheen Rizvi) With the consent of the federal government in Islamabad, the Pakistan Army has finally launched operation ‘Zarb-e-Azb’ in North Waziristan.

It was long due for the federal government to take responsibility of the constitution of Pakistan. The constitution is not just about executing former chiefs of the army under article . . . → Read More: We all have a part to play in Zarb-e-Azb’s success

PM holds terrorists responsible for dialogue failure

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Thursday that terrorists were responsible for the dialogue process not succeeding.

The prime minister added that safe havens of terrorists would be eliminated and the entire country stood behind brave soldiers of the Pakistan Army.

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Redeeming the media

For many weeks now- specifically since the Hamid Mir fiasco- Pakistani media seems to have been on a roll. From the ISI Chief, down to Dr Shaista Lodhi, media trials have become a norm. In the first case it was Geo news held accountable by the Judiciary for maligning a serving head of the country’s . . . → Read More: Redeeming the media

Pakistan military hits hard militant in NWA

MIRANSHAH: Security forces bombed parts of North Waziristan for a second day on Thursday, Express News reported.

A curfew was imposed in the agency as military aircraft targeted the hideouts of suspected militants in Miranshah.

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A responsible media

(By Qudsia Farhat) Freedom of speech is considered to be one of the basic human rights and is included as indisputable in all major international conventions and national laws.

Due to the role they play in informing the public and creating public opinion, mass media and journalists are often said . . . → Read More: A responsible media

A Tribute to Army and ISI

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Post by Syed Shoaib Shah.

Think before you blame

As the unofficial fourth pillar of the state, the media has a sensitive job – perhaps even one of the most sensitive: telling the truth as it is. In a world where truth no longer sells, the media has its job cut out for itself trying to juggle various stakeholders in the complex . . . → Read More: Think before you blame