Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
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
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
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
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
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.
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