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Amid Kashmir tension, Pakistan army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa's term extended by 3 years

August 19, 2019 7:14 pm

The extension of Qamar Javed Bajwa's tenure is only the second time in nearly a decade that an army chief had their traditional three-year term increased in Pakistan.

For selling N-secrets, Pakistan jails Lt Gen for life, will hang Brigadier, scientist

June 01, 2019 1:48 pm

While the more senior officer, Lieutenant General Javed Iqbal (retd), was awarded 14 years’ rigorous imprisonment, Brigadier Raja Rizwan (retd) and Dr Wasim Akram, who the ISPR described as an employee of a “sensitive organisation” were handed the death sentence.

Pak Army holds former ISI chief Durrani guilty of violating military code of conduct

February 22, 2019 10:13 pm

Durrani, who headed the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency from August 1990 till March 1992, along with former RAW chief A S Dulat published the book titled 'The Spy Chronicles: RAW, ISI and the Illusion of Peace' in India.

Navjot Singh Sidhu: Pakistan set to allow ‘visa-less entry’ to pilgrims headed for Kartarpur Sahib

September 08, 2018 3:09 pm

Sidhu made the announcement to the media at his official residence after referring to a TV interview of Pakistan’s Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry saying “Kartarpur border was being opened.”

Pak army chief: US drone strikes regrettable and must stop

June 01, 2016 5:55 pm

Pakistan's army chief General Raheel Sharif, addressing a joint session of Parliament said that the security situation in Karachi and Balochistan province was improving.

Pak Army chief says Kashmir our jugular vein, triggers anger

May 02, 2014 2:23 am

The BJP also slammed General Sharif and asked the Pakistan government to ensure that such “provocative” and “aggressive” statements are avoided for peace in the region.

Pakistan Army chief advises govt to let Pervez Musharraf go abroad: report

April 02, 2014 12:39 pm

Special court in its ruling stated it had no objections if the federal government removes travel ban on Musharraf for medical treatment.

Gen Raheel Sharif assumes charge as Pakistan's new army chief

November 29, 2013 1:29 pm

Gen Kayani passed the baton of command to Gen Raheel Sharif at an impressive ceremony.

Profile: Achievements and failures of retiring Pak Army chief Kayani

November 28, 2013 3:01 pm

Ashfaq Parvez Kayani served as Pakistan's Army chief between 2007 and 2013.

New Pak Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif,brother of ’71 war hero

November 28, 2013 1:08 am

Lt Gen Rashad Mahmood made head of Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee.