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  • Hostile elements giving sectarian colour to terrorist incidents in Pakistan: ISPR

    The Pakistan Army has called for a unified response to what it said was a "malicious" campaign by hostile intelligence agencies and anti-state elements to give a sectarian and ethnic colour to a recent string of terrorist incidents in the country that mainly targeted minority Shias...

    The people of Pakistan need to be cognisant of the campaign, which is also "unwittingly" being spread on social media, said the statement, adding that...

  • Pakistan move to counter hostile sentiments in US

    WASHINGTON: “We want Pakistan to be seen as what it is, a country of more than 200 million people, with a large and vibrant middle class, eager to play its role in the international community,” says Pakistan’s Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhary...

    On Saturday, the Pakistan Embassy also gathered its senior diplomats from across the United States, along with prominent members of the Pakistani-American community, to consider how to boost...

  • Pakistan to observe Defence Day as Kashmir Solidarity Day today

    ISLAMABAD: The country will observe the Defence and Martyrs Day on Friday as the Kashmir Solidarity Day to reaffirm support of Pakistani nation for the oppressed people of India-held Kashmir...

    This was even a day before the Indian government abrogated Articles 370 and 35A, revoking the special status of India’s only Muslim-majority state...

  • Pakistan observes Defence and Martyrs Day as Kashmir Solidarity Day

    As the country observes Defence and Martyrs Day as Kashmir Solidarity Day today on Friday, Prime Minister Imran Khan said that all of Pakistan was united against India's "illegal, unilateral, reckless and coercive attempt" to alter the status of occupied Kashmir, Radio Pakistan reported...

    Today marks the 54th anniversary of the 1965 Pakistan-India war when the nation's forces defended the country from an Indian attack on Pakistani...

  • ICRC plans pilot project on healthcare in hostile conditions

    KARACHI: The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has chosen Karachi for a pilot project on violence against healthcare, said Jerome Alexander Imstepf, who is serving as the deputy director, head of delegation, ICRC-Pakistan, on Monday...

    The project involves a research analysis of hostile conditions being faced by medical staff and later training will be provided to medical professionals on how they could protect...

  • Commanders resolve to block hostile acts

    Apart from reviewing progress of ongoing counter-terrorism operations, the forum was apprised of the activities of hostile intelligence agencies in the country and Pakistan’s response...

    “It was resolved to take all measures to block hostile acts against Pakistan, which can undermine our security and growth,” the ISPR said...

  • ‘Safe SU’ rally faces hostile demo by protesting students

    HYDERABAD: In the wake of a judicial inquiry, which found Sindh University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Fateh Mohammad Burfat ‘inept’ and quoted some instances of harassment of Sindh University’s women students by their teachers and male students, the VC on Tuesday led a rally of faculty and students which emerged from the Allama I...

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  • Hostile foreign agencies trying to destabilise country, warns COAS

    Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday warned that "hostile agencies from abroad are trying to destabilise our country", days after a cross-border attack on a checkpost near the Rajgal Valley border martyred one soldier, the army's media wing said in a press release...

    "They [hostile agencies] fear the Army being a hurdle to achieving their nefarious designs," Gen Bajwa said during a visit to the family of Lt...

  • Parliament denounces India’s hostile overtures

    ISLAMABAD: As the war of words between Pakistan and India escalates, both houses of parliament on Thursday condemned “disturbing” and “hostile” statements made recently by key leaders, especially Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

    Both the National Assembly and the Senate interrupted their budget debates to unanimously adopt similar, strongly-worded resolutions, accusing Indian leaders of trying to destabilise Pakistan at a time...

  • Two key witnesses turn hostile in Arshad Pappu murder case

    KARACHI: Two key prosecution witnesses in the Arshad Pappu murder case turned hostile before an antiterrorism court on Wednesday by deviating from their earlier evidence...

    Shahjehan Baloch, a Pakistan People Party lawmaker elected from Lyari, then Chakiwara SHO Javed Baloch, inspector Yousuf Baloch, Zubair Baloch, Zakir Dada and Abdul Rehman have been charged with alleged involvement in the murder of Arshad Pappu, the alleged leader...

  • Army chief calls for strategy to thwart plots by ‘hostile agencies’

    ISLAMABAD: Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif has called for an effective strategy for thwarting the plots of ‘hostile agencies’ to destabilise the country and for countering terrorism...

    “(The) COAS emphasised the need for more proactive and coordinated role of intelligence agencies for an effective counter-terrorism campaign and to counter hostile agencies’ moves to destabilise Pakistan,” ISPR said about the meeting...

  • Bajwa urges students to be wary of hostile talk on social media

    RAWALPINDI: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has called for young educated people of the country to remain mindful and vigilant of hostile ideas being propagated on social media, saying that they are prime target of militant Islamic State group and other extremist organisations...

    He said that Pakistan was blessed with most talented and vibrant youth and that the future of the country belonged to them...

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