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  • REVIEW:Crossing all barriers: Nusrat by Pierre-Alain Baud

    One European, who was swept off his feet one evening at the Theatre de la Ville in Paris by Nusrat and completely bowled over by his no-less-charming personality when they met coincidentally at the railway station the next morning, was Pierre-Alain Baud...

    Bringing out Nusrat’s ability to absorb the best from different sources, his biographer says that while the qawwal was steeped in the tradition of Sufism, the ‘Singing Bhudda’ also...

  • Army chief hails ties with China’s People’s Liberation Army

    ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday felicitated China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on its 90th founding day and expressed the hope that professional collaboration between the PLA and Pakistan Army would continue to expand to bring peace to the region in general and China and Pakistan in particular...

    “On this historic occasion, I convey deepest compliments from all ranks of Pakistan Army to all ranks...

  • Army chief condemns Taliban attack on Afghan army base

    Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday strongly condemned the attack on a Afghan army base in Mazar-i-Sharif, said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)...

    The army chief "grieved on the loss of innocent lives and expresses solidarity with Afghan security forces and brotherly resilient Afghan nation", added the statement...

  • Brazil army chief hails Pak army's achievements in meeting with Gen Raheel

    BRASILIA: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) Gen Raheel Sharif on Monday met Chief of the Joint Staff of the Armed Forces of Brazil Gen José Carlos de Nardi, who hailed the Pakistan Army's professionalism and operational achievements especially in ongoing counter-terrorism operations...

    According to a series of tweets posted by Director-General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Lt-Gen Asim Bajwa, Gen Raheel was presented a guard of...

  • Large-scale army exercises conclude, army chief expresses satisfaction

    BAHAWALPUR: Pakistan Army has concluded large-scale exercises in the Cholistan desert, with Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif attending the concluding phase of the maneuvers...

    Large scale defensive and offensive maneuvers were practiced by the participating troops"We have to remain ready for full spectrum of threats," said the army chief on the occasion, while commending the morale and battle readiness of the troops...

  • 'Don't drag army into politics': DG ISPR rubbishes rumours of PDM's 'backdoor contacts' with army

    Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar, the director-general of Pakistan Army's media wing, on Monday rejected rumours that the armed forces and opposition alliance, Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), were in contact through "backdoor channels" and said that the army should not be dragged into politics...

    "The people who are making speculations, I requested them previously as well [and] I will tell them again: do not drag army into politics," he...

  • Army huddle takes serious note of Indian army's 'malicious propaganda', resolves to take measures

    The Pakistan Army's top brass on Tuesday expressed the resolve to take necessary measures to safeguard Pakistan’s territorial integrity in the face of "malicious propaganda" by the Indian military, the army's media wing said...

    The resolution in this regard was expressed during the 244th Corps Commanders Conference chaired by Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa at the GHQ...

  • Views of former army chief on army’s ‘combat worthiness’ quoted ‘out of context’: ISPR

    The Inter-Services Public Relations said on Friday that discussion in the media regarding Pakistan Army’s combat worthiness and the former army chief’s views to this end on the “future threat to Pakistan” have been “quoted out of context”...

    In a statement issued today, the military’s media wing said: “Recently, there have been discussions in the media on the Pakistan Army’s combat worthiness in view of the condition of certain weapon...

  • ‘Spoilers’ behind attack on military installations to face trials under Army Act, vows army huddle

    The army’s top brass on Monday vowed to bring to justice “spoilers” involved in the recent attacks on military installations through “trials under relevant laws of Pakistan including Pakistan Army Act and Official Secret Act...

    ”According to a statement issued from the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Syed Asim Munir presided over Special Corps Commanders Conference (CCC) held at General...

  • Pakistan Army wins gold in Exercise Cambrian Patrol held in UK

    ISLAMABAD: A team of Pakistan Army won the gold medal in the premier patrolling event of the British Army - Exercise Cambrian Patrol - beating around 140 teams from armies across the globe...

    The international patrolling exercise, an annual event organised and run by the 160th Infantry Brigade and Headquarters Wales, is both physically and mentally demanding and is a highlight in the British Army’s training calendar...

  • Pakistan and Kashmir inseparable: army chief

    ISLAMABAD: Kashmir once again took the centre stage in the troubled bilateral ties between Pakistan and India with Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif reminding Delhi that Kashmir was Pakistan’s ‘inseparable part’ after the Indians objected to the coming polls in Gilgit-Baltistan and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project...

    Speaking to participants of a course at the National Defence University on Wednesday, Gen Sharif said:...

  • IS footprints eliminated from Pakistan: army

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Army said on Thursday that the footprints of the militant Islamic State (IS) group had been eliminated from Pakistan...

    “They tried to [sneak] into Pakistan but failed and [were] apprehended,” Inter-Services Public Relations Director General (ISPR) Lt Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa told reporters during a briefing...

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