Tag: Army

Ayesha Gulalai set to launch PTI-Gulalai on Friday

News Desk | After Imran Khan’s third marriage with Bushra Maneka, the nation is set to receive some more good news from the PTI camp...

Chief of Army Staff meets Ambassadors of Iran and Turkey

News Analysis | The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa met Mr Ishan Mustafa Yurdakul, newly appointed Turkish Ambassador to Pakistan and...

Indian officer killed as Pakistan retaliates to unprovoked fire

News Analysis | An Indian Army non commissioned officer was killed in retaliatory firing by Pakistan along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and...

Pakistani politics risks heightening regional tensions?

James M Dorsey | Self-serving Pakistani politics threaten to aggravate the country’s myriad problems that have strained its relations with the United States and could...

COAS wants good relations with India but “it takes two to...

News Analysis | In a major gesture, Pakistan army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa reportedly said the military was ready to back the political leadership's initiative...

Pakistan Army fully supports mainstreaming FATA

 News Analysis | Chief of Army Staff General (COAS) Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday threw his weight behind the merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) with the...

Faizabad Dharna: Another Reminder that Pakistan Needs to Beef up State...

Mudassir Saeed Laghari | The good news is that Pakistan has successfully moved up from the state when it struggled to establish writ across the...

Nawaz unhappy with the surrender at Faizabad

News Analysis | Former Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif expressed his indignation over how the Faizabad sit-in came to an end. The disqualified lawmaker and current...

The rise of the Tehreek-e-Labbaik-ya-Rasool Allah: dawn of a new era?

News Analysis | The recent Faizabad crackdown crisis has unleashed a new religiopolitical party in the Pakistani arena. The emergence of the Tehreek-e-Labaik Ya Rasool...

Army ready to assist in Islamabad Operation, seeks clarification on important...

News Analysis | The Pakistan Army on Sunday sought clarifications on a few aspects, should it be asked to lend support to the operation in...

Faizabad crisis: the real story

Muhammad Azam | Let’s take this from the top. The Faizabad sit-in started early in November. Obscure religious parties – foremost amongst them Tehreek-e-Labaik Ya Rasool...

Army to follow government’s directives on the sit-in but what will...

News Analysis | The Pakistan Army has said it will adhere to whatever the government will decide to do regarding solving the stand-off with religious protestors...

Delhi responds to Islamabad’s Jadhav offer positively !

News Analysis | Diplomatic sources in Islamabad have said that India has positively responded to Pakistan's offer regarding the self-confessed spy of the Research and...

US gets involved in Myanmar: Tillerson talks to army chief

Reuters | U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was bound for Myanmar on Wednesday for talks with the army chief whose forces have been accused...

Pakistan’s Internal Power Struggle: Who is running Pakistan?

Yasmeen Aftab Ali | Ideally, it should be the government duly elected by the people. However, the government in Pakistan instead of being democratic in...

Will PML-N’s war of words against Army & judiciary save Nawaz...

Dr. Shahbaz Shabbir Gill | Watching Khawaja Asif, recently at the Asia Society in New York, one saw him being humble, using carefully chosen words,...

Why has India given Rupees 7 billion to ‘Balochistan Liberation Army’?

News Analysis | Political analyst Agha Iqrar Haroon has claimed that India has spent Rs 7 billion to run an anti-Pakistan campaign in Geneva, Switzerland...

Ch. Nisar’s TV interview provokes PMLN backlash; says “Maryam is a...

Chaudhry Nisar’s latest interview with prominent TV anchor Saleem Safi has provoked a backlash from many PMLN party members. An unusually extensive TV appearance...

Thrilled over BRICS, Indian army eyes on breaching the LoC when...

News analysis | The General Officer Commander-in-Chief (GOC-C) of the Kashmir-based Northern Command, Lt Gen Devraj Anbu said that his forces will cross the Line of...

Restoration of peaceful life in Syria

Sophie Mangal | According to the statements of local authorities, Zabadani resort town in Damascus province, which is located 25 kilometers from the Syrian capital,...

Census 2017 raises suspicion from many quarters…

The national census 2017 results have been made public and are expected to have significant short term implications. The census reveals that Pakistan’s population has...

COAS tells his Afghan counterpart, “your war must not spread out...

News analysis | Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Sunday said Pakistan would not allow the Afghan war to spill into...

Gen Nicholson talks about hideouts in Quetta and Peshawar; what’s the...

News Analysis | General Nicholson, the commander of US forces in Afghanistan, said that he is well aware of the presence of Taliban leadership in...

Pakistan slams the US; calls for immediate action against sanctuaries in...

News Analysis | Pakistan has demanded immediate and effective action from US forces against havens harboring militants and miscreants on the Afghan soil, which are...

Rana Mashood announces the restoration of old curriculum in Punjab

News Desk | A sigh of relief came for the students and parents alike when Rana Mashood, Minister for Education Punjab, in a press conference...

High level meeting between COAS and Centcom delegation; Afghan future at...

News Analysis | The still-evolving Afghan strategy is leading to consultative meetings between Afghan, US, and Pakistani officials. In order to discuss the Afghan imbroglio...

No cherry picking of law breakers

Ikram Sehgal | Sharif’s utter contempt of the Supreme Court’s (SC) recent ruling, and by default the rule of law, was exposed blatantly for public...

NRO: What it was and what it became?

Saleem Akhtar Malik l National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) stands prominently in the cliché ridden Pakistani society. Unmindful of the grammatical connotations, our political jargon has...

Morality and misplaced loyalty

Ikram Sehgal | Misplaced loyalty for corrupt individuals is not the only betrayal of the community but complicity in their crimes, it lies at the...

Post Panama:is Western media supporting antisemitism?

News Analysis | The disqualification of Ex-premier Nawaz Sharif in a unanimous verdict of the Supreme Court last week has been met with jubilation and...

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