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Have few flight paths over populated areas: Pakistani daily


May 19th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 19 (IANS) Few flight paths should go over densely populated areas, said a leading Pakistani daily Saturday following the death of four pilots in a mid-air collision of ... Read more...

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Four pilots killed as two PAF planes collide (Lead)


May 17th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) Four pilots were killed Thursday when two Pakistan Air Force (PAF) trainer planes collided in the country's northwest, police said. The accident took place at about ... Read more...

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Top-notch luxe fashion designers discuss emerging trends


March 20th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 20 (IANS) It's time to take the fashion industry forward with some of the best creative minds from from India and abroad, including well-known Italian designer Angela Missoni, ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets new ISI chief, air chief (Second Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) Lt Gen Zaheerul Islam took charge Monday as the new chief of Pakistan's powerful Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), succeeding Lt Gen Shuja Pasha. Simultaneously, the Pakistan Air ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets new ISI chief, air chief (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) Lt Gen Zaheerul Islam assumed charge as the new chief of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Monday, a day when the Pakistan Air Force too got ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets upgraded F-16s from Turkey


February 25th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has received three F-16 fighter jets after the aircraft were upgraded in Turkey.The aircraft were sent to the Turkish Aerospace ... Read more...

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Pilot dies as Pakistani Air Force trainer crashes (Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) A Pakistani Air Force (PAF) pilot was killed when his trainer jet crashed in Balochistan Wednesday, the authorities said.The Chinese-built F7-PG trainer crashed near ... Read more...

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Man who led Pakistan Air Force in 1965 India war dead


December 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) Malik Nur Khan, who led the Pakistan Air Force in the war against India in 1965, is dead. He was 88, a media report said.Air Marshal ... Read more...

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Pakistani fighter jet crashes


August 16th, 2011 - 6:39 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) A Pakistani fighter jet Monday crashed following a technical problem in the aircraft near a military training facility in the eastern part of the country.The F-7 ... Read more...

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‘No bitterness or hatred’, IAF man’s daughter to Pakistani pilot


August 11th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) In a profoundly humane gesture, the daughter of an Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot has accepted an apology from the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) ... Read more...

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Pakistan may shoot down US drones if allowed: Air force chief


May 14th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 14 (IANS) If necessary orders are given, the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) may shoot down US drones that enter the country's airspace to bombard the northwestern region bordering ... Read more...

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Pakistan Air Force ready to tackle any aggression against nation: Qamar Suleman


April 28th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 28(ANI): The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) is ready to tackle any aggression against the country, Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Rao Qamar Suleman, has said."We are aware ... Read more...

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Govt wants to modernise Pakistan Air Force: Gilani


April 28th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 28(ANI): The Pakistan Government wants to modernise the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) and make it the world's leading air force, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Gilani made these ... Read more...

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Mid-air collision averted in Pakistan


April 20th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 20 (IANS) A mid-air collision between a Pakistan Air Force (PAF) aircraft and a Pakistan International Airlines aircraft was averted thanks to swift action from the passenger jet ... Read more...

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Debut awards announced at WIFW


April 10th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Tanya Narula and two others from the Pearl Academy of Fashion (PAF) were Sunday declared the first three winners of the Wills Lifestyle Debut Awards ... Read more...

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Pakistan does not want n-arms race, says air force chief


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 22 (IANS) Pakistan wants to follow a policy of peaceful co-existence in the Asian region and does not wish to enter into a nuclear arms race, the country's ... Read more...

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Pak Air Force on ‘high alert’ following US drone strike


March 19th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 19(ANI): The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) is reportedly on a high alert, and is conducting strict vigilance of the country's airspace after a US drone attack in North Waziristan killed ... Read more...

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Pakistan air force on high alert


March 19th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has intensified air patrolling over the country's northwestern tribal areas after a US drone attack killed over 40 people recently, ... Read more...

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Pakistani, Chinese air forces conduct joint exercise


March 19th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) Pakistani and Chinese air forces are currently conducting joint exercises at an undisclosed location in Pakistan, according to a media report.Combat aircraft, pilots and technicians of ... Read more...

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Kayani lauds Pak Air Force role in counterterrorism operations


March 11th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 11(ANI): Pakistan Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has lauded the role of the country's air force in the war against terrorists, who he said have "disrupted peace and ... Read more...

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Pak gets last batch of 5 F-16s from US


December 14th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.14 (ANI): Pakistan has received the last batch of five new F-16 aircraft from the United States.According to the Daily Times, the aircraft were inducted into the Pakistan Air Force ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets six more F-16 aircraft


November 20th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Six more block-52 F-16 aircraft reached Pakistan from the US Saturday, raising the number of such fighter jets delivered to the country this year to ... Read more...

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Pakistan receives three US F-16 aircraft


October 30th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday received three new F-16 aircraft from the US as part of 18 such fighter jets scheduled to reach the country by December.The ... Read more...

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Accomplice of Times Square plotter arrested in Pakistan


September 30th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Pakistani security forces have arrested a man who allegedly helped in the training of Faisal Shahzad, the accused in the failed Times Square bombing case.Faisal ... Read more...

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Islamabad crash plane’s ‘no-fly zone’ route puts doubts over Pak air defence system


July 29th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 29(ANI): The speculation that a Pakistani domestic airliner entered a no-fly zone in Islamabad before crashing on Wednesday morning, and the failure of the authorities concerned to react for intercepting ... Read more...

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Pak to send JF-17 combat jets for Farnborough Air Show in Britain


July 17th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 17 (ANI): Pakistan would be sending its JF-17 fighter jets, which have been developed with China's help, for the Farnborough Air Show 2010 scheduled to held from July 19 to ... Read more...

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F-16s won’t be used for aggression against any country: Zardari


July 2nd, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 2 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said that the F-16s provided by the US would not disturb the regional balance of power and that the advanced jets ... Read more...

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No restriction on Pak over use of F-16s : PAF chief


June 28th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 28 (ANI): Pakistan Air Force (PAF) chief Air Chief Marshal Rao Qamar Suleman has said that the PAF would utilise all its assets, including the newly inducted F-16 fighter ... Read more...

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PAF inducts three F-16s received from US in its fleet


June 27th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 27 (ANI): The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) on Sunday formally inducted the first three of the 18 F-16 C/D Block 52 fighter jets bought from the US into its ... Read more...

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US to deliver first three of 18 F-16s to Pak today


June 26th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 26 (ANI): The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) would receive the first three of the 18 F-16 fighter jets from the US today (Saturday).Three F-16s are scheduled to arrive at ... Read more...

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Pakistan to induct three F-16 fighter planes


June 26th, 2010 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Three more F-16 fighter jets will be inducted in the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Saturday, officials said. Defence officials Friday said that in the first phase the ... Read more...

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Pakistan to get F-16s with tough stipulations


June 14th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) The US will deliver 18 F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan by the end of this month under a series of tough conditions, including an assurance that Islamabad ... Read more...

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US F-16’s to Pak come with a ‘no use against India in future’ rider


June 14th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun.14 (ANI): The United States has put up stiff conditions on the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan, stipulating that they cannot be used against India in any future ... Read more...

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Friends, relatives ’shocked’ over Shahzad’s sensational Times Square bombing plan


May 6th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, May 6 (ANI): The sensational arrest of Faisal Shahzad, an American civilian of Pakistani origin who has been accused of plotting the botched Times square bombing plot, has shocked friends, relatives ... Read more...

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It’s ‘premature’ to say if Shehzad had links with Pak Taliban: Pak Army


May 6th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 6 (ANI): While US officials have said that Faisal Shehzad, the main accused behind the foiled Times Square bombing plot, received bomb making training in Pakistan's restive tribal region ... Read more...

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