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July 22, 2018 11:02 AM Army asks Supreme Court to probe Justice Siddiqui's allegations

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Army on Sunday demanded Supreme Court of Pakistan initiate "process to ascertain the veracity of allegations levelled against state institutions" by the Islamabad High Court judge Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui. "An honorable judge of Islamabad High Court of Pakistan has leveled serious allegations against state institutions including 5

July 22, 2018 12:00 AM Hospitals to be on high alert on election day

Islamabad: All government hospitals of Islamabad and Rawalpindi will remain on high alert on the election day (July 25) to meet any emergency. This will happen in line with a formal request of the Pakistan Army’s Headquarters Logistic 10 Corps, Chaklala Cantonment. In this respect, the Headquarters Logistic 10 Corps, Chaklala Cantonment, has written 3

July 22, 2018 12:00 AM Israel, Hamas agree to restore calm in Gaza

GAZA: Hamas said on Saturday it had agreed a truce with Israel in the Gaza Strip, a day after clashes killed an Israeli soldier and four Palestinians along the border. Israel´s army declined to comment on the reported ceasefire, but a spokeswoman said there was no known military activity in the area. On Friday, Palestinian gunmen killed an Israeli soldier 2

July 18, 2018 8:53 AM Pakistan backs UN response to Indian allegations against Kashmir report

The first-ever UN report on alleged rights violations committed by both India and Pakistan in Kashmir released last month focuses mainly on India-held Kashmir (IHK), and accuses Indian troops of being responsible for an estimated 145 unlawful killings, far surpassing the 20 people estimated to have been killed by militant groups during that period. It also speaks 3

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM All-Pakistan Ranking Badminton in progress

LAHORE: In the All-Pakistan Ranking Badminton Tournament 2018, being held at Quetta, the men’s single, doubles and women singles and doubles matches were played. Women’s singles: Rubab Imtiaz (Wapda) beat Khadija Nisar (PB) by 19-21, 21-8, 21-13, Palwasha Bashir (NBP) beat Aqsa Zikriya (PB) by 21-6, 21-7, Mahoor Shahzad (Wapda) beat Miss Yasmeen (Army) 2

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Russia, Tajikistan hold anti-Taliban drills near Afghan border

DUSHANBE: Russia and Tajikistan on Tuesday began joint military exercises near the Tajik-Afghan border to prepare to ward off potential Taliban attacks. More than 10,000 troops, mostly Tajik reservists, will take part in the first such drills in the area by the ex-Soviet allies, Tajikistan’s defence ministry said. Combined forces will practice “eliminating 2

July 17, 2018 12:00 AM ‘US pullout from Iran deal will hurt ME’

BEIRUT: Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Monday the US withdrawal from world powers’ 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran would have negative consequences for Middle East stability. Aoun, a Maronite Christian politician, is a political ally of Lebanon’s Iran-backed group Hizbullah. The United States, which classifies Hizbullah as a terrorist organisation 2

July 16, 2018 1:50 PM Ashraf Ghani calls COAS, assures enhanced border security

RAWALPINDI: Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani called Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and expressed his condolences on loss of innocent lives during terrorist attacks in Pakistan. According to a statement issued by the ISPR on Monday, the Afghan president assured the army chief of enhanced border security measures on Afghan side as assistance 2

July 16, 2018 11:07 AM Iranian CGS meets COAS Gen. Bajwa, discusses regional security

Rawalpindi: Chief of General Staff Iranian Armed Forces Major General Dr. Mohammad Bagheri, along with a high level delegation, visited GHQ and called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS). During the meeting matters of mutual interest, regional security, defence cooperation and Pak-Iran border management were discussed. Pakistan Army Chief 3

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM France marks Bastille Day with major military parade

PARIS: Fighter jets streaked over Paris on Saturday as part of a massive military parade in a "demonstration of controlled force" on France´s national day, due to be followed by a street party if "Les Bleus" win the World Cup. Thousands of people, many of them tourists, thronged the Champs Elysees avenue to watch the march past involving 4,290 soldiers 2