Defence News

Pak Army pays tribute to Kashmiri martyrs

  • باجوہ ڈاکٹرائن

    RAWALPINDI: Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor on Tuesday paid tribute to “Kashmiri martyrs of November, 6, 1947 and till date” on Kashmir Martyrs Day. In a Twitter post, the ISPR DG said Indian atrocities can not suppress just political struggle Kashmirs are waging to achieve their legitimate right of […]

  • Lt Gen Asim Munir appointed DG ISI

    The army’s media wing on Wednesday announced that Lt Gen Asim Munir has been appointed the new director general (DG) of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). Following reports that former DG ISI Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar would be retiring on Oct 1, various sections of the media speculated that Lt Gen Munir was next in line […]

  • Russian climber stuck on Biafo Glacier saved by Pak Army in daring rescue

    In a daring rescue attempt early on Tuesday, Pakistan Army aviation pilots rescued Russian climber Alexander Gukov who was stuck 20,650 feet above sea level on Biafo Glacier’s Latok Peak, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. Gukov was shifted to Combined Military Hospital Skardu for medical care, the army’s media wing said in its press release. […]

  • Bajwa asks troops to strictly follow ECP code of conduct

    ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has directed army troops to be deployed at polling stations during coming general elections to follow the code of conduct of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in letter and spirit. During a visit to the election support centre of the army on Thursday, […]

  • ‘No direct role of army in July 25 elections,’ DG ISPR tells Senate committee

    Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor on Thursday, reiterating his stance from a press conference held earlier this month, rejected the notion that the security forces have any direct role in how the July 25 elections will unfold. Speaking at the special session of the Senate Standing Committee on Interior, […]

  • COAS confirms death sentence of 12 ‘hardcore terrorists’

    The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday confirmed the death sentences of 12 “hardcore terrorists” sentenced by military courts, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. The convicts “were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism” including attacks on security and law enforcement agencies, destruction of an educational institution and a […]