Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti



Pak Army will always come up to expectations of nation: COAS

Rawalpindi: 2nd June - COAS General Raheel Sharif presiding over a day-long Formation Commanders’ 
Conference at General Headquarters on Thursday. - DNA Photo

RAWALPINDI, 02  (DNA) –  A day-long Formation Commanders’ Conference, presided over by Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif, was held at General Headquarters on Thursday. The conference was attended by Corps Commanders, Principal Staff Officers and all Formation Commanders, an ISPR news release said. The participants were given comprehensive briefing on prevailing internal and external security situation of the country. They also held exhaustive discussion on professional matters. The COAS in his address while underscoring multiple and complicated challenges faced by Pakistan, expressed his optimism saying that PakistaniRead More

Gen Claudio praises Pak Army’s role for regional stability

Rawalpindi: 20th April - COAS General Raheel Sharif in a group photo with General Claudio 
GRAZIANO, Chief of Defence General Staff, Italian Armed Forces who called on him at GHQ 
on Wednesday. - DNA Photo

RAWALPINDI, 20 APR (DNA) – Chief of Defence General Staff (CDGS), Italian Armed Forces General Claudio GRAZIANO on Wednesday called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif at General Headquarters. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), matters of mutual interest including regional security situation and measures to further enhance defence collaboration between both the countries came under discussion. Chief of Defence General Staff, Italian Armed Forces appreciated successes of operation Zarb-e-Azb and efforts of Pakistan for regional security. DNA

PM Modi ’s Lahore yatra By Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed at Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airport on Dec 25 on a quasi “surprise” visit, where Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif were present to receive him. This is the first time an Indian premier has visited Pakistan in more than a decade. Television footage showed Modi exit his jet and embrace PM Nawaz, after which the two heads flew in a helicopter to Nawaz Sharif’s private residence in Raiwind. The Modi visit is likely to provide the Indian prime ministerRead More

Militants kill 19 passengers in Mastung area of Balochistan

Militants kill 19 passengers in Mastung area of Balochistan

QUETTA: Nineteen people were reportedly killed while another was injured Friday night when unknown militants opened fire at kidnapped passengers in Mastung area of Balochistan. Earlier in the evening, suspected militants had abducted two passenger buses en route Karachi from Pishin. Levies official Sanaullah, said miscreants stopped two passengers coaches at Khad Kucha area of Mastung. He said the passengers were taken out from coaches and armed men opened fire at them. In a statement, Balochistan Home Minister Sarfraz Bugti confirmed that 19 passengers had been killed by the militants.Read More

Blast near Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia kills 4

Car bomb blast near Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia kills two

DAMMAM: A bombing took place outside a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia’s Dammam city at the time of Friday prayers. According to details, a car exploded near a Shia mosque in Dammam on Friday, killing four people, a witness said. The witness, told media he was with his family near the mosque when “a quick explosion” happened. He did not know the cause of the blast. He said acquaintances at the mosque told him an attendant was killed along with a bomber when he tried to prevent him from reaching it.Read More

Millitants kill 2 security personnel in North Waziristan

Millitants kills 2 security personnel in North Waziristan

PESHAWAR: Two security personnel were killed and one injured Friday in North Waziristan’s Ghulam Khan area when militants opened fire at a security forces’ vehicle. According to security sources, militants targeted a security forces’ vehicle which was patrolling the area as per routine. Two security men were killed whereas one sustained injuries. The casualties were shifted to Miramshah hospital after the incident. The semi-autonomous tribal areas on the Afghan border have for years been a hideout for militants of all stripes, including Al Qaeda and the Pakistani Taliban as wellRead More