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Indian quadcopter shot down by Pakistani forces near LoC

Indian quadcopter shot down by Pakistani forces near LoC

An Indian quadcopter was shot down by Pakistani military forces on Saturday evening along the Line of Control (LoC) at Aagahi Post in Rakhchakri sector, the military’s media wing claimed. Inter-Services Public Relations chief Lt Gen Asim Bajwa tweeted in this regard, saying the Indian quadcopter had violated Pakistani airspace and came 60 metres inside the territory after which it was targeted by Pakistani troops. Bajwa said the quadcopter was brought down over violation of Pakistan’s territorial integrity and that it has been “taken over” by Pakistani forces. This isRead More

Badar was a good politician, human being: PM


LAHORE, NOV 19, (DNA): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday after condoling the family of Jahangir Badar said that he had good relations with Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader, adding that his services for democracy in Pakistan will always be remembered. Talking to the media outside Badar’s residence in Lahore, he said that PPP leader was not only a good politician but also a good human being. “I had good relations with him and his children. I also attended his wedding and have many memories with him”, PM Nawaz added.Read More

Australia supports health and nutrition services in Balochistan

ISLAMABAD, NOV 19 (DNA) -The Australian Government and the World Bank supported the Government of Balochistan to screen around 6,000 children and 5000 pregnant and lactating women for signs of under-nutrition, a project review concluded this week ahead of Universal Children’s Day (20 November).   The review, conducted with officials from the Balochistan Ministry of Health led by Balochistan Secretary Health, Noor Ul Haq Baloch and senior officials from the Australian High Commission and the World Bank, also noted around 4000 mothers had received advice on improving infant and childRead More

Army chief Raheel Sharif visits Sulemanki Sector

Rawalpindi, 19 Nov 2016: Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif visited Sulemanki Sector and spent his day with Army/Rangers troops and war veterans of the Sector today. While interacting with them, Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif said that Pakistan Army proudly carries its heritage and tradition of soldiering and chivalry. Taking inspiration from our war heroes and their spirit of sacrifice, Pakistan Army has always measured upto any challenge. With an unprecedented level of successes in war against terror, we have become the most battle hardened ArmyRead More

More blows to PML-N as PPP plans anti-government drive

More blows to PML-N as PPP plans anti-government drive

ISLAMABAD, NOV 19, (DNA) : After Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Pakistan Awami Tahreek (PAT) and other parties, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) announced to initiate anew anti-government movement, saying the prime minister was fast becoming a threat to Pakistan’s security. The opposition leader in the National Assembly and senior PPP leader, Khursheed Shah said on Saturday that his party would formally make details of the movement public on December 27. He said that PPP’s movement would be against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif who badly failed to honour his election pledges he madeRead More