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11 Indian soldiers killed on Nov 14: General Raheel Sharif

11 Indian soldiers killed on Nov 14: General Raheel Sharif

Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday said 11 Indian soldiers were killed on November 14 after Pakistan Army ‘responded to unprovoked firing’. The Pakistan Army suffered the loss of seven soldiers on the day, all casualties were sustained in the Bhimber sector of the Line of Control (LoC). “The Indian army should man up and accept their losses,” said the chief of army staff. He also said that unlike the Indian army, the Pakistan Army accepts and owns its casualties. General Raheel added that the army shouldRead More


‘Raad ul Barq’ 2016: PM, COAS witness military exercises

‘Raad ul Barq’

KHAIRPUR TAMEWALI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Wednesday witnessed ‘Raad ul Barq’ – Thunder of Lightening – military exercise in Khairpur Tamewali firing range of Cholistan desert. The comprehensive joint exercise conducted by Pakistan Army and Pakistan Air Force showcased the combat readiness of the country’s defence line with live firepower demonstration using heavy artillery fighter jets and air defence weapons. PM Nawaz along with Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, General Rashad Mahmoud and three services chiefs witnessed the movement of artillery corp’s Khalid tanks successfully engaging targets in theRead More


Pakistan, Turkey agreed to deepen further trade, defence relations

On Sunday, Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, whose lawmakers have been boycotting parliament’s proceedings, has announced that it will also not attend a joint parliamentary sitting scheduled to be addressed on November 17 by Turkish President. He said his party had a clear stance on the Panamagate scandal and the ‘corruption of the prime minister’. “The PTI will request President Erdogan to take some time out of his busy schedule for a meeting with a delegation of the PTI outside Parliament House,” he added. The PTI has also announced it will continue its boycott even after the Nov 17 joint sitting and will also not attend the National Assembly’s next session starting from Nov 18.

ISLAMABAD, November 16 (DNA): President Mamnoon Hussain and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have agreed on joint cooperation between the two countries for further deepening trade and defence relations, resolution of Kashmir dispute in accordance with the resolutions of United Nations and peace in the region, joint efforts for durable peace in Afghanistan and elimination of terrorism.   The President thanked Turkey for its strong support for Pakistan’s Nuclear Suppliers’ Group (NSG) membership.   This was agreed upon between the two leaders in a meeting at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad on Wednesday. Read More


President hosts dinner in honour of Erdogan

Erdogan

ISLAMABAD, November 16 (DNA): Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has convened a meeting with Pakistani counterpart, Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday who hosted a dinner in his honour at the President House. The leaders convened a meeting and agreed to continue cooperation to counter terrorism.Erdogan agreed with President Mamnoon Hussain that United Nations Organisation (UNO) needed to investigation Indian brutality in Kashmir valley that she has been occupying for at least seven decades. During the meeting he said that unjustified support of India in the world was taking a toll onRead More


PM Nawaz, Gen Raheel witness military exercises

PM Nawaz, Gen Raheel witness military exercises

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff Raheel Sharif witnessed military exercises Raad ul Barq at Khairpur Tamewali near Bahwalpur on Wednesday. The exercises are being carried out by the Pakistan Army and Pakistan Air Force. The COAS briefed the gathering about the exercises before the event began.


Qatari letter changes PM’s stance on London properties: SC

Qatari letter changes PM’s stance on London properties: SC

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court was not pleased on Tuesday to hear yet another explanation for how the Sharif family paid for its London properties, observing that both sides were doing their best to ensure that the court would eventually have to form a commission to decide the Panamagate case. “This document has completely changed the public stand of the prime minister,” Justice Asif Saeed Khosa observed after the Sharif children’s newly-engaged counsel, Mohammad Akram Sheikh, presented before the court an attested letter from a former Qatari prime minister. “This isRead More