Lawmakers to discuss constitutional amendment today

Lawmakers are set to meet at the National Assembly on Monday to discuss and vote for proposed constitutional amendment seeking speedy trial of terrorists in the wake of Peshawar school attack, Radio Pakistan reported.

The 21st Amendment Bill 2015 and the Pakistan Army (Amendment) Bill 2015 were tabled in the assembly on January 3 in a . . . → Read More: Lawmakers to discuss constitutional amendment today

No mercy for militants – Pakistan Army

After pledging for years to crack down on violent Islamists, Pakistani authorities are now taking exceptional steps to do so, with a major military operation against the militants and a vow to rein in radical propaganda.

The government’s campaign has intensified in the wake of a massacre at an elite army-run school in Peshawar this . . . → Read More: No mercy for militants – Pakistan Army

Army starts retaliatory operations against terrorists

Initial reports reveal Peshawar attack was planned in first week of Dec by Mullah Fazlullah

Pakistan Army struck back at Islamist terrorists on Wednesday evening by killing at least 57 militants in Khyber Agency’s Tirah Valley in airstrikes, as police investigators revealed that the attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar had been planned . . . → Read More: Army starts retaliatory operations against terrorists

ISI – India’s worst nightmare

By Vinod Sharma

One has got to admire Pakistan. Is there any other example in history where a small nation has simultaneously taken on two much bigger countries, one a super power and the other deluding itself into believing that it is going to become one along its present trajectory, for such a . . . → Read More: ISI – India’s worst nightmare

Pakistan takes Ebola threat very seriously, prepared

Despite the low risk of Ebola outbreak in Pakistan, the federal government has chalked out a comprehensive plan in coordination with the provinces, UN agencies and the Pakistan Army to tackle the disease if any case emerges in the country.

“Although not a single case of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has been reported in Pakistan, . . . → Read More: Pakistan takes Ebola threat very seriously, prepared

Raheel Sharif – A leader with a clear vision

Aboard a private bus heading to the funeral of a Pakistani army instructor, Raheel Sharif fumed as a small television set showed provocative dancers. Finally he took matters into his own hands.

“He stood, smashed the screen with some object and shouted ‘Don’t you guys have any decency? Families are sitting here and you screened . . . → Read More: Raheel Sharif – A leader with a clear vision

How best to destroy Pakistan

This is not easily done. To even begin serious work on this project you first have to be a Prime Minister with a solid mandate. Then you need to have the covert support of a world power that is vested in this design. And lastly you have to be a very dedicated, hardworking individual, not . . . → Read More: How best to destroy Pakistan

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