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Purge extremists within Pakistani military: Daily


September 21st, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) A leading Pakistani daily Friday called for a "purge" of all those military personnel who sympathise with the militants after terrorists targeted a Pakistan Air Force ... Read more...

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Kamra airbase attackers were Pakistanis: Malik


August 19th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said the plan to destabilise the country will be foiled, as he revealed that the nine attackers of Kamra ... Read more...

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Pakistani panel to probe airbase attack


August 17th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) The Pakistan Air Force has formed a five-member committee to probe the terror attack at Kamra airbase, a media report said Friday.Pakistan Air Force chief, Air ... Read more...

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Nine militants killed in Pakistan air base attack (Third Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Nine militants were killed Thursday in Pakistan's Punjab province after they attacked a key airbase of the country. Banned outfit Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) later claimed ... Read more...

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Nine die in terror attack at Pakistan’s key airbase (Second Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) At least eight militants, wearing military uniform and lugging sophisticated weapons, were killed when they launched a brazen attack on a key Pakistani airbase in Punjab ... Read more...

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Eight die in terror attack on Pakistani airbase (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Six militants and two security personnel were killed when heavily armed terrorists Thursday morning mounted a brazen attack on an airbase in Pakistan's Punjab province, military ... Read more...

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Militants attack Pakistan air base


August 16th, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Militants wearing military uniforms attacked a key Pakistan Air Force base early Thursday, destroying at least one aircraft, a media report said.The attack took place around ... Read more...

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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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Fighter jet crashes in Pakistan


May 11th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) A fighter jet of the Pakistan Air Force crashed near Karachi Friday but the pilot managed to eject safely, a media report said.The France-made Mirage 5 ... Read more...

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Foreign plane forced to land in Pakistan (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Air Force Wednesday forced a Russian-made cargo plane belonging to a foreign military to land at the Karachi airport after it violated Pakistani airspace, ... Read more...

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Foreign plane forced to land in Pakistan


April 25th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Air Force Wednesday forced a Russia-made cargo plane belonging to a foreign military to land at the Karachi airport after it violated Pakistani airspace, ... Read more...

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Zardari arrives in Ajmer, heads for dargah


April 8th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 8 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari arrived Sunday afternoon in Rajasthan's Ajmer town to offer prayers at the dargah of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti.The Indian ... Read more...

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Pakistan may not allow foreign operations


April 1st, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) A Pakistani parliamentary panel wants to bar foreign security contractors from working in Pakistan and is also against foreign military bases, especially American ones.Members of the ... 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 Air Force gets new chief


March 19th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt Monday took over as the new chief of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF).He succeeds Air Chief Marshal Rao Qamar Suleman, ... 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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Woman pilot hurt in Pakistan Air Force plane crash (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) A woman pilot and her flight coordinator were injured when a Pakistan Air Force training aircraft crashed Wednesday in Punjab province, a media report said.The small ... Read more...

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Pakistani apex court to hear ISI pay-out case Feb 29


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) The Pakistani Supreme Court Monday fixed Feb 29 for hearing the petition filed by Air Marshal (retd) Asghar Khan who alleged that the Inter Services Intelligence ... Read more...

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Zardari returns to Pakistan (Third Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 19 (IANS) Putting to rest rumours of a coup in Pakistan, President Asif Ali Zardari, who abruptly left the country for Dubai over a heart ailment, returned ... Read more...

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Zardari back in Pakistan, to resume work (Second Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 19 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari, who abruptly left the country for Dubai over a heart ailment, returned to Pakistan late Sunday night, putting to rest rumours ... Read more...

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Zardari returns to Pakistan from Dubai (Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 19 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari arrived in the port city of Karachi late Sunday night having spent two weeks in Dubai for medical treatment, the ... Read more...

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President Zardari returns to Pakistan from Dubai


December 19th, 2011 - 8:09 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 19 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari returned to Pakistan's port city of Karachi late Sunday night after spending two weeks in Dubai for medical treatment, the Geo News ... 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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Pakistan Air Force aircraft crashes, pilot killed


November 14th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 14 (IANS) A Pakistani Air Force trainer crashed Monday morning in a hilly area some 80 km west of capital Islamabad, killing its pilot, a PAF spokesman said. Rescue ... Read more...

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Pakistan displays fighter aircraft at Dubai air show


November 14th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Pakistan demonstrated its ability to protect its skies at the Dubai air show where it displayed fighter aircraft, including one that has been jointly developed and ... Read more...

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Pakistan scrambled jet to intercept Indian chopper


October 24th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 24 (IANS) Pakistan had scrambled a fighter jet after an Indian helicopter flew into its territory and the chopper was warned that it would be fired at if ... Read more...

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One dead in Pakistan Air Force plane crash


October 19th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) An officer was killed Wednesday when a trainer plane of the Pakistan Air Force crashed in Balochistan province, a media report said.The incident took place at ... Read more...

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Pakistan can’t develop drone technology on its own


September 15th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 15 (IANS) Pakistan right now does not have the capability to develop drone technology indigenously, a minister said.Minister for Defence Production Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi said in a written ... Read more...

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Osama probe panel visits Pakistan Air Force headquarters


September 11th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 11 (IANS) The commission probing the US raid in Abbottabad to take out Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden visited the Pakistan Air Force headquarters for a briefing ... Read more...

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Pakistani woman fighter pilot hurt in crash (Lead)


August 16th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) A woman piloting a fighter aircraft was injured while a villager was killed when her aircraft crashed in Pakistan's Punjab province, a media report said Tuesday.The ... 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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Fighter plane crashes in Pakistan, one killed


August 15th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) One civilian was killed and two pilots, including a woman pilot, were injured when a Pakistan Air Force plane crashed Monday, media reports said.An air force ... Read more...

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Overcome difficulties with national resilience: Kayani


August 14th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Pakistani Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has said the nation will overcome all the difficulties with national resilience, abundance of resources and a reservoir of ... Read more...

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