World | Press Trust of India | Friday November 8, 2013
If the army has its way, the next head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee will most likely be Lt Gen Haroon Aslam.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Wednesday October 23, 2013
Pakistani troops fired guns and mortars on at least 50 Indian border posts overnight in Kashmir, killing one jawan and injuring six in a show of major aggression. The attacks began on Tuesday night hours after Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde visite...
India | Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday August 7, 2013
The Bihar government has announced a state funeral for four soldiers from the 21 Bihar Regiment who were killed on Tuesday in an ambush by the Pakistani troops along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. A compensation of Rs 10 lakh for the famil...
World | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 3, 2013
Asserting that it has no confidence in the army, the banned Pakistani Taliban today said it would hold talks with the government if three top politicians, including PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif, acted as guarantors for the negotiations.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday October 10, 2012
Many schools in Pakistan's Swat Valley closed their doors in protest on Wednesday and the country's Army Chief vowed to fight on against militants as anger erupted across the nation over the Taliban attack on a 14-year-old activist famed for promotin...
World | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 29, 2012
The Pakistani military today dismissed as "absurd and baseless" a British newspaper's report that the Inter-Services Intelligence agency was behind a defamation campaign against Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar and PPP chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 18, 2012
Pakistan called for negotiations with rival nuclear power India over a disputed Himalayan glacier on Wednesday, an apparent softening in attitude toward a neighbour with which it has fought three wars since 1947.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 8, 2012
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari met Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani last night for preparatory discussions regarding his visit to India, including the case of the Jamaat-ud Dawah (JuD) Chief Hafiz Moh...
World | Press Trust of India | Friday April 6, 2012
Pakistan's powerful military did not plan a coup after the US raid in Abottabad that killed al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in May last year, former ISI chief Ahmed Shuja Pasha has said.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday March 28, 2012
Pakistan's army chief will hold his first meeting with senior U.S. commanders on Wednesday to discuss American airstrikes that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers at two Afghan border posts last year.
World | Press Trust of India | Friday March 9, 2012
Former ISI chief Asad Durrani today admitted in Supreme Court that he had distributed millions of rupees among Pakistani politicians in 1990 on the instructions of the then army chief Gen Mirza Aslam Beg and late President Ghulam Ishaq Khan.
World | Press Trust of India | Friday January 20, 2012
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and Army chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayani met today, their second meeting since the memo scandal broke out, sparking off a tense stand-off between the civilian and military leadership.
World | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 12, 2012
A Pakistani court has admitted a petition seeking to block any attempt by the government to sack army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and ISI chief Lt Gen Ahmed Shuja Pasha over the memo scandal. The petition filed by lawyer Maulvi Iqbal Haider was ac...
World | Salman Masood, The New York Times | Thursday January 12, 2012
Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani fired his defense secretary, a retired general and confidant of Pakistan's army chief, on Wednesday as the civilian government appeared headed for a collision with the country's powerful military leadership.
World | By Salman Masood, The New York Times | Wednesday January 11, 2012
Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani fired his defence secretary, a retired general and confidant of Pakistan's army chief, on Wednesday as the civilian government drew closer to a head-on collision with the country's powerful military leadership.
World | Associated Press | Friday December 23, 2011
Pakistan's army chief has denied accusations that the military is working to oust the country's civilian government amid tension over a secret memo sent to Washington earlier this year about an alleged coup, the military said Friday.
World | Agencies | Friday December 2, 2011
Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani yesterday gave his troops "full liberty" to respond to any further cross-border attacks by NATO forces in Afghanistan in the wake of an air strike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, official sources ha...
World | Press Trust of India | Monday November 28, 2011
The Pakistani military today rejected the regret expressed by the NATO chief for a cross-border air strike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers and warned that the action could have "grave consequences". The regret expressed by NATO over the killing of ...
World | NDTV Correspondent | Monday November 28, 2011
As Pakistan buried its soldiers killed in the NATO strike on Saturday, public anger is growing over the incident and pushing Pakistan-US ties to a new low. Army chief General Ashfaq Kayani led mourners during prayers in Peshawar for those killed in t...
World | Associated Press | Friday November 25, 2011
Pakistan Army Chief General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani said on Thursday that Pakistan has done its utmost to eliminate the threat to China posed by militants operating in the border areas of Pakistan and Afghanistan. General Kayani made the comments in Jhe...