Maqbool Malik

  • TISLAMABAD/ Karachi - Taking notice of the social media reports about alleged abduction of two teenage Hindu girls from Ghotki and their shifting to Rahim Yar Khan, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday directed Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar to immediately investigate incident. The prime minister ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   Azerbaijan’s Defence Minister Colonel General Zakir Hasanov called on Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday and praised Pakistan’s efforts for regional peace and stability. According to the ISPR, matters of mutual interest, regional ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) is likely to take up this week Pakistan’s plea seeking to declare India an eco-terrorist state for its shameful attack on picturesque Masar-Jabba reserved forest on February 26. Diplomatic sources told The Nation that ...

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  • TIslamabad  - Pakistan Air Force (PAF) on Tuesday successfully test-fired indigenously developed extended range smart weapon from JF-17 multi-role fighter aircraft. “The successful trial has provided JF-17 Thunder a very potent and assured day and night capability to engage variety of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -    The peace doctrine of the Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa unveiled last year is bearing the fruits. A unique concept envisioned by the incumbent Army Chief is based on the strategic realism with key objectives to bringing peace and prosperity not ...

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  • TIslamabad   -   Top brass of Pakistan Army on Thursday reviewed geostrategic environment and situation in the background of ongoing Pakistan-India standoff. They expressed Pak Army’s strong will, resolve and determination to defend the motherland against any misadventure ...

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  • TIslamabad  -   Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou and Chief of Defence Staff of Federal Republic of Germany General Eberhard Zorn called separately on Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ on Wednesday. Director General ISPR Maj-Gen Asif Ghafoor in a tweet ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Pakistan the other night got a chance to destroy an intruding Indian submarine but let it go unharmed in pursuance of its policy of maintaining peace with the belligerent neighbour, the naval force said yesterday. This is yet another achievement of Pakistan forces which once again ...

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  • TIslamabad/MIRPUR - The recent wave of unprovoked Indian firing targeting civilian population at the Line of Control in Samani sector ever since the shooting down of the Indian warplanes by Pakistan for violating its airspace, has subsided to a greater extent bringing the area back to ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Continued Indian aggressive threats to Pakistan dominated the proceedings of the Senate when it resumed here Tuesday. Senators from both sides assailed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his belligerence against Pakistan and described it unfortunate that India continues to remain ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -    Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen M. Mazari on Monday said that government was not silent over the case of Pakistani prisoner Shakirullah, who was brutally beaten and stoned to death in an Indian jail. Responding to remarks by PPP Parliamentary Leader in the ...

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  • TIslamabad (PR) All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) President Hameed Haroon and Secretary General Sarmad Ali have expressed profound grief on behalf of APNS office-bearers and members of the executive committee over the sad demise of Moin Gul, father of Muhammad Tahir Khan, office assistant of ...

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  • TIslamabad/Muzaffarabad   -   Guns were less noisy and there was relative calm along the Line of Control (LoC) on Sunday, after two nightmarish nights marked by heavy exchange of fire between the troops of Pakistan and India. Havaldar Abdul Rub and Naik Khuram, the two Pakistani ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -    As the tension between the nuclear armed neighbours is steadily receding, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday said that Pakistan will surely respond to any aggression in self-defence. “Pakistan shall surely respond to any aggression in ...

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  • TIslamabad  -  Amid growing signs of de-escalation of heightened tension, armed forces of Pakistan remain on high alert to thwart any Indian aggression, the military’s media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Thursday. “Pakistan armed forces are in a state of ...

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  • TIslamabad - In a major morale booster for the country, Pakistan’s forces yesterday shot down two Indian war planes and detained a senior pilot of the Indian Air Force near LoC – just a day after PAF repulsed a major airspace violation by New Delhi. The enemy planes were hunted down in ...

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  • TIslamabad - Pakistan yesterday asked India to wait for its response to the air violation along the Line of Control that was repulsed by the Pakistan Air Force. At a meeting of the National Security Committee, the civil and military leadership decided to respond to India at a time and place of its ...

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  • TIslamabad   -   The chiefs of Pakistan’s land and air forces met on Monday to review country’s preparedness for thwarting any Indian aggression as world powers backed Islamabad’s stand in the post-Pulwama attack situation. India has blamed its neighbour for ...

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  • TIslamabad/SIALKOT - A day after the Indian authorities deployed large-scale additional paramilitary forces in the occupied Kashmir, Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that Pakistan Army was ready to safeguard country’s boundaries. Addressing the soldiers during ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   Warning India against any aggression from its side, Director General (DG) of Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor has said that India can never surprise Pakistan armed forces, however, Pakistan shall surprise them. In his briefing to media ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Port Qasim, Karachi has taken a landmark by starting night navigation that would increase vessel berthing round the clock and give tremendous boost to trade especially exports from Pakistan and vice versa. The decision was taken by the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the service has ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Multinational Maritime Exercise AMAN-19 concluded in Karachi on Tuesday with a firm resolve displayed by the 46 participating countries under the title “Together for Peace”. President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi, Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, Defence Minister, Minister ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  Pakistan has taken the direction and come a long way in establishing and strengthening its defence in order to ward off the spectre of strategic coercion in the realm of hybrid warfare. “We fought off the scourge of terrorism. We are engaging the important world ...

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  • TKarachi - The five-day multinational maritime exercise AMAN-19 was formally kick-started with a colourful flag-hoisting ceremony here at Pakistan Navy Dockyard on Friday. Flags of all the 46 participating countries including Pakistan were hoisted and the contingents of Pakistan Navy presented a ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan would soon launch a Regional Maritime Patrol Campaign to bolster maritime security in the region. This was revealed by Commander Pakistan Fleet of Pakistan Navy Vice Admiral Amjad Niazi in media briefing about multi-nation Aman-19 exercise being hosted by Pakistan. Aman-19 which ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   The Pakistan Navy on Wednesday seized about 2,000kg of hashish worth over $30 million during an intelligence-based operation in Balochistan. According to a statement issued by the PN spokesperson, the cache of drugs was being transported via sea near Pasni, said a ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Kashmir Solidarity Day was observed on Tuesday across Pakistan, AJK, Gilgit and Baltistan and other countries to express wholehearted support to just struggle of Kashmiri people for their inalienable right to self-determination under the UN resolutions. In Pakistan, one minute silence ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Bajwa said on Monday that the dividends of peace achieved through successive military operations must be extended to all the people of the country. “The dividends of improved internal security situation must reach to the people of Pakistan through ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -    Local body polls are likely to be held in Balochistan and recently-merged districts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa before the upcoming holy month of Ramazan in May, sources said on Sunday. Sources in Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) said that the term of local body ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Growing convergence between defunct Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan and Khorasan, the franchise of Islamic State in Afghanistan, remains a major threat to Afghanistan’s neighbouring countries especially Pakistan and regional powers Russia and China. Since quite long Islamabad has been ...

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