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June 24, 2018 11:41 AM 1 soldier martyred in cross-border firing in North Waziristan: ISPR

A soldier of the Pakistan Army was martyred in an exchange of fire across the Pak-Afghan border in North Waziristan, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Sunday. Sepoy Niaz Ali was shot at from across a fenced part of the North Waziristan border, the ISPR said. "We shall... complete the fencing undeterred," DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor

June 24, 2018 12:00 AM London-based doctor denies targeting Begum Kulsoom

LONDON: A London-based British Pakistani doctor says a fake WhatsApp post has been used to malign Begum Kulsoom Nawaz Sharif using his name and phone number. In a video message, Dr Farooq Malik Bangash regretted that his name was used to cause stress to the Sharif family. He condemned the person who used his name to pass on a completely baseless allegation

June 23, 2018 6:07 PM TTP appoints new leader after deadly drone strike

Tehreek-e-Taliban Taliban (TTP) announced it had appointed a new leader on Saturday after the militant group confirmed for the first time its former chief Maulana Fazlullah was killed in a US drone strike last week. Fazlullah is believed to have ordered the failed 2012 assassination of Malala Yousafzai, who became a global symbol of the fight for girls

June 23, 2018 2:40 PM TTP appoints Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud as chief after Fazlullah's killing

The banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) announced it had appointed a new leader on Saturday after the militant group confirmed for the first time its former chief Mullah Fazlullah was killed in a US drone strike last week. US forces targeted Fazlullah in a counterterrorism strike on June 14 in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province, close to the border

June 23, 2018 9:23 AM Two Pakistan Army soldiers martyred in Waziristan raid that killed six terrorists

RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan Army has killed six terrorists during an operation in South Waziristan, the ISPR said on Saturday. According to the army, security forces conducted successful Intelligence Based Operation (IBO) in village Spina Mela near Ladha, South Waziristan. It said the operation was launched on a tip off regarding presence of terrorists

June 23, 2018 1:24 AM Policeman among six killed in India held Kashmir

SRINAGAR: At least four militants, a police official and a civilian were killed during a gun battle in India-held Kashmir on Friday, triggering anti-India protests and clashes in which several people were injured. Indian forces raided a cluster of homes on a tip that militants were hiding in the southern Srigufwara area and they came under fire from militants

June 21, 2018 3:35 PM Defence ministry agrees to provide 350,000 troops for election 2018

ISLAMABAD: Defense Ministry has agreed to provide services of 350,000 army personal during the general election 2018. As preparations for the elections entered final phase, The Election Commission of Pakistan has sought services of 350,000 troops for security. Sources told Geo News that the Ministry of Defence had given informal response to the ECP's 1

June 21, 2018 1:22 AM Musharraf explains why he put off his return

ISLAMABAD: All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) chairman retired Gen Pervez Musharraf has said that he was all set to return to the country but the Supreme Court order forced him to change his mind. Speaking to journalists through a video link, the former president said the apex court order “barring the authorities from arresting me till my appearance before

June 21, 2018 1:21 AM Two Afghan soldiers repatriated

QUETTA: Two Afghan army personnel who had crossed into the Pakistani territory were handed over to Afghanistan on Wednesday. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations, the Afghan soldiers were handed over to Afghan border officials by the Frontier Corps authorities at the Chaman border as a goodwill gesture. The Afghan army personnel were identified 2

June 21, 2018 12:00 AM Election duties: ECP set to notify code for military personnel

ISLAMABAD: Code of conduct for the Pakistan Army personnel, to be involved in the election duties, will be notified by the Election Commission of Pakistan in a few days time amid reports that the military’s role will be “meaningful” during the upcoming national polls. The code of conduct, it is said, will determine the dos and donts for those army personnel 2