pakistan military

Pakistan needs to be strict with terrorists: Kayani (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Pakistan needs stricter laws to deal with terrorism, army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said in comments published Tuesday.Addressing a parade at the Pakistan Military Academy ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Put past behind and look forward: Kayani


August 14th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) No one is perfect and everyone makes mistakes, admitted Pakistan's powerful army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani. He stressed: "We will have to put the past ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Siachen avalanche tragedy: Manmohan offers help to Pakistan


April 8th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday offered Pakistan humanitarian assistance to help find survivors of a massive avalanche that hit a Pakistani army camp in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistani army dismisses WikiLeaks’ Osama allegations


February 29th, 2012 - 2:07 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 29 (IANS) Pakistani army Tuesday denied whistleblowing website WikiLeaks cable's allegation, suggesting Pakistan military and the main intelligence officials were aware of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Rockets fired at Pakistan Military Academy (Second Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 27 (IANS) Nine rockets were fired at the Pakistan Military Academy in Abbottabad, a town where Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was shot dead in his hideout ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nine rockets fired at Pakistan Military Academy (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 27 (IANS) Nine rockets were fired at the Pakistan Military Academy located in Abbottabad, a town where Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was gunned down in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Rocket fired near Pakistan Military Academy


January 27th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 27 (IANS) A rocket has been fired near the Pakistan Military Academy located in Abbottabad, a town where Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was gunned in May ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Corruption survey: Pakistan military included for first time


December 29th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Transparency International Pakistan (TIP) has included the military for the first time in a survey that shows the defence being amongst the least corrupt while police ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan military blamed for 1971 rout, Kargil (Lead)


December 28th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) A Pakistani daily Wednesday asked the military not to define "national security", saying this had led to the 1971 birth of Bangladesh and the disastrous ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan military hid Osama in Abbottabad: Ex-army chief


December 24th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 24 (IANS) Pakistani military had harboured Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden with the knowledge of former president General Pervez Musharraf, former army chief General Ziauddin Butt ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Snapping diplomatic ties not in our interest: Rabbani (Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 19 (IANS) Severing diplomatic ties with other countries was not in Pakistan's interest, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said in response to anger in the country following the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Severing diplomatic ties can undermine Pakistan’s interests’


December 19th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 19 (IANS) Snapping diplomatic ties with other countries was not in Pakistan's interest, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said in response to anger in the country following the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan wants cordial ties with others: Khar


December 16th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) Pakistan wants to have cordial ties with other countries without compromising on its national interests, said Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar.Khar said Thursday Pakistan would ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistan to do hard thinking over NATO attack: Acting president


December 14th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Pakistan will have to do some hard thinking to safeguard the interests of its nationals following the Nov 26 NATO airstrikes that left two dozen soldiers ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistan-US ties set to top envoys’ meeting in Pakistan


December 12th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 12 (IANS) A two-day conference of Pakistani envoys opened in Islamabad Monday to deliberate on "different aspects" of the country's foreign policy with special focus on reviewing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US influence on Pakistan less: Blackwill


December 9th, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 8 (IANS) Emphasising that the United States' influence on Pakistan now was less than what it was years back, former US ambassador to India Robert Blackwill Thursday said ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Osama probe panel retraces US choppers’ route


September 14th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) The Pakistani commission probing the American commando raid in Abbottabad to take out Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has flown over the likely route taken ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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...

Posted in World |

‘Talks haven’t improved US-Pakistan ties’


July 12th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Talks between Pakistan and the US seem to have failed to put their relationship back on track, a leading Pakistani daily said Tuesday.The ties between Washington ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US troops reduced in Pakistan


June 10th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) The number of US military personnel in Pakistan has been reduced following a request from Islamabad, the American embassy here said Friday."We recently received a written ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kashmir conflict will last for 100 years, says Cohen


May 31st, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 31 (IANS) A leading American expert on South Asia feels that the India-Pakistan conflict over Jammu and Kashmir will last for 100 years -- or perhaps even more.Stephen ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

CIA team searches Osama’s Pakistan mansion


May 28th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 28 (IANS) A team of officials from US spy agency CIA flew to Abbottabad near the Pakistani capital and searched the mansion where Al Qaeda chief Osama bin ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistan military didn’t interact with US for two days


May 11th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) The Pakistani military "didn't have very good contact" with US forces in Afghanistan for two days following the daring US commando raid in Abbottabad that ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Needle of suspicion pointing towards Pak Army, ISI over Osama’s support network


May 5th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5(ANI): American and European intelligence officials increasingly believe that active or retired Pakistani military or intelligence officials provided some measure of aid to Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, allowing ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Humiliated ISI’s ‘good, but not God’ excuse following Osama’s discovery in Abbottabad


May 5th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 5(ANI): Pakistan's premier spy agency Inter Services Intelligence is "good, but not God," an ISI official has said, following the huge embarrassment faced by the agency in the wake ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Musharraf jogged past Osama’s Abbottabad compound during military training


May 4th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has said that he frequently ran by the area in which Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden had been living for the last ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US troops were yards away from bin-Laden’s Pak hideout in 2008: Wikileaks


May 4th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): US troops were stationed just a few hundred yards from Osama Bin Laden's Abbottabad compound in Pakistan in 2008, the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' has revealed.The revelation that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Deep shame over Osama’s killing in Pakistan, says daily


May 4th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) The fact that Osama bin Laden was living right under the "military's nose" added to the way in which he was killed were matters of deep ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Hunt on for owner of mansion where Osama was hiding


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) A massive hunt has been launched for the owner of the sprawling mansion in Abbottabad where Osama bin Laden was hiding in Abbottabad city. The Al ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Osama’s killing: Pak military’s lame explanations find no takers


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 3(ANI): The Pakistan military has been struggling to explain the role it played in the killing of elusive Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, who was shot dead Sunday night ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Live-tweeting on Osama raid, Pakistani becomes celebrity


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) An Information Technology consultant in a small town in Pakistan has become the latest Twitter celebrity following an all-night live-tweeting session on the sudden ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Pak military indirectly rejects damning US ‘war on terror’ report, ISI double-game


April 27th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 27(ANI): Pakistan's Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee has indirectly rejected Washington's damning comments against the Pakistan military's counter-terrorism efforts, and said that it fully trusted the army strategy for ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kayani’s ‘broken militants backbone’ repartee to counter US’ scathing war on terror censure


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 23(ANI): The Pakistan military has 'broken the backbone' of militants in the ongoing war on terror, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani has said, just days after ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

ISI’s links with Haqqani network at core of US-Pak differences: Mullen


April 21st, 2011 - 10:47 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 21(ANI): The US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman, Admiral Mike Mullen, has categorically stated that the Inter-Services Intelligence's continued links with the Haqqani network are at the core of Pakistan's ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan undoubtedly supports terrorism in India: Chomsky


April 20th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 20(ANI): Pakistan has "undoubtedly" supported terrorist groups in Kashmir and terrorism in India, renowned scholar and author Professor Noam Chomsky has said.Speaking about Pakistan's outlook towards India, Chomsky said ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe