Pakistan Army

  • Troops capable of countering any threat: Pakistan Army chief 21-02-2014 09:52 PM

    Days after the Pakistan government suspended peace talks with the Taliban over the killing of 23 troops, army chief Gen Raheel Sharif on Friday said the armed forces were "battle hardened" and capable of countering any internal or external threat. Sharif made the remarks during a visit to the Frontier...
  • Pakistan: Photo of slain Taliban chief posted on jihadi websites 04-11-2013 07:57 PM

    A photograph purportedly released, on Monday, by the Pakistani Taliban shows its slain chief Hakimullah Mehsud after he was killed in a US drone strike in North Waziristan region. The photo, whose authenticity could not be independently confirmed, shows Mehsud lying on a white sheet with bloodstains on his face....
  • J&K: Fear spread across border villages as ceasefire violations continue 20-10-2013 08:53 AM

    Srinagar: Fear has spread across the border villages in Jammu and Kashmir as there have been a sharp rise in the number of ceasefire violations, 11 in the last four days. Firing by Pakistani rangers have drilled houses and cattle sheds. Several citizens have been injured triggering panic amongst villagers....
  • J&K: Pak violates ceasefire again in Balakote, 1 Indian jawan killed 16-10-2013 10:17 AM

    An Army jawan was killed on Tuesday night when Pakistani troops opened fire at Indian forward posts in Balakote sub-sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district in what is stated to be the second ceasefire violation of the day and the eighth in less than a week....
  • The Last Word: What exactly is happening on LoC and what does this reveal about Pak as well as India's state of preparedness? 08-10-2013 11:30 PM

    The Indian Army on Tuesday called off the 15-day long Keran operation, saying the area has been cleared of the infiltrators backed by Pakistan. The Army Chief General Bikram Singh blamed Pakistani Army of being behind the attempts by the terrorists to enter India. Singh said that it is not...
  • Has UPA's Pakistan policy been proved ineffective? 08-10-2013 11:16 PM

    Even as the Keran operations got over on October 8, almost 15 days after a large group of terrorists tried to cross the Line of Control and infiltrate into India, Army Chief General Bikram Singh blamed Pakistani Army of being behind the attempts by the terrorists to enter India. ...
  • J&K: Keran operations over, Army calls it a desperate infiltration bid 08-10-2013 09:00 PM

    The Keran gunbattle between the Army and the terrorists is finally over after 15 days. The Army has called it a desperate infiltration bid but have denied that it was an intrusion. However, it has said that the Pakistan Army must be complicit in the infiltration bid. ...
  • Indian Army Chief says Pakistani Army behind LoC infiltrations 08-10-2013 06:25 PM

    New Delhi: Even as the Keran operations got over on October 8, almost 15 days after a large group of terrorists tried to cross the Line of Control and infiltrate into India, the Army Chief General Bikram Singh blamed Pakistani Army of being behind the attempts by the terrorists to...
  • Watch: Guns fall silent in Shala Bato, Army's Keran operations over 08-10-2013 06:04 PM

    The Indian Army on Tuesday called off the 15-day long Keran operation, saying the area has been cleared of the infiltrators backed by Pakistan. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 07-10-2013 11:38 PM

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  • News 360: Villagers caught in crossfire between Army, terrorists in Keran 07-10-2013 09:43 PM

    As firing between the Army and terrorists continue in the Keran sector for the 14th day, caught in the crossfire are residents from nearby villages. The villagers from Jamgund, a village that lies next to Shala Batu, have been trekking down steep mountainside to avoid being trapped in the gunfight....
  • J&K: Army recovers large haul of arms and ammunition from Keran 07-10-2013 04:54 PM

    Srinagar: The Army on Monday said a large haul of arms and ammunition were recovered from Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir. The Army has displayed the arms and ammunition recovered during the last 13 days of operation. "Large haul of AK 47 rifles and war ammunition recovered from Keran...
  • Pakistan Army Chief Gen Kayani to retire on Nov 29 06-10-2013 08:16 PM

    Pakistan's powerful Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, on Sunday, declared that he was not seeking any more extension and would retire as scheduled on November 29, laying to rest intense speculation about his future. "My tenure ends on 29th November 2013. On that day I will retire. May the...
  • Bangladesh tribunal sentences opposition BNP lawmaker to death 01-10-2013 03:12 PM

    An influential opposition BNP lawmaker was on Tuesday sentenced to death by a special Bangladeshi tribunal for committing "crimes against humanity" in collusion with Pakistani troops during the 1971 liberation war. "He (Salauddin Quader Chowdhury) will be hanged by neck till he is dead," the chairman of a three-member International...
  • Pakistan violates LoC truce, Indian troops retaliate 27-08-2013 10:52 PM

    For the 22nd day in succession, the Pakistan Army on Tuesday violated the ceasefire on the LoC by resorting to unprovoked firing in Poonch district, prompting Indian forces to retaliate strongly. Troops of the neighbouring country violated the truce by shelling forward posts and civilian areas in Poonch. "Pakistani Army...
  • Pakistan Army claims soldier killed in Indian firing 22-08-2013 06:53 PM

    Islamabad: The Pakistan Army on Thursday claimed one of its soldiers was killed in firing by Indian troops on the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir. A senior military official said the latest casualty occurred in Rakhcahri sector of the LoC near Rawalakot. "Sepoy Habib (was killed) due to unprovoked...
  • Pakistan Army killed 5 Indian soldiers at LoC as they slept 22-08-2013 06:39 PM

    New Delhi: On the intervening night of August 5 and 6, five Indian soldiers were killed on the Line of Control (LoC) sparking off outrage across India, a furore in Parliament, and bloody skirmishes between the Indian and Pakistani armies that have claimed several lives since. CNN-IBN has exclusive detail...
  • Pakistan says Indian Army opened fire, killed an officer at LoC 21-08-2013 03:10 PM

    Islamabad: The Pakistani military said on Wednesday that one of its officers had been killed by Indian troops firing across the disputed border in the Kashmir region. "Another soldier ... was seriously wounded due to unprovoked Indian shelling," said a military official. The incident follows the killing of five Indian...
  • JD(U) withdraws notice after ministers regret their remarks on LoC killings 21-08-2013 12:25 PM

    JD(U) has withdrawn the show cause notice issued to its two Bihar ministers after they expressed regret over their controversial remarks on the killing of Indian soldiers along the LoC by Pakistani Army. Party President Sharad Yadav had issued show cause notice to ministers Bhim Singh and Narendra Singh on...
  • J&K: Pak violates ceasefire yet again, targets Mendhar sector 19-08-2013 06:59 PM

    Poonch: Ceasefire violations along the Line of Control by the Pakistan Army continued on Monday with firing reported at Mendhar sector in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. The firing reportedly began at 2:35 pm, retaliation from the Indian side was in progress. The Indian Army soldiers, meanwhile, are keeping...
  • Antony makes statement on INS Sindhurakshak, ceasefire violations in RS 19-08-2013 03:33 PM

    Defence Minster AK Antony on Monday made a statement in Parliament on the explosions and fire on board submarine INS Sindhurakshak. He also took a tough stand on ceasefire violations along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir. ...
  • Army warns Pak troops for violating ceasefire at LoC 18-08-2013 07:42 PM

    Warning Pakistan that it was making a "serious mistake" by violating ceasefire along Line of Control (LoC), a senior Army officer today said a befitting reply would be given with "full force" against Border Action Team (BAT) attacks. "You (Pakistan) are making a serious mistake (with regard to ceasefire violations...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire yet again, targets 12 posts at Mendhar 18-08-2013 05:49 PM

    Poonch: In a yet another ceasefire violation along the Line of Control (LoC), Pakistan troops targetted 12 Indian posts at Mendhar sector in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday. The heavy firing is still on. This is the 18th ceasefire violations at the LoC since the killings of five Indian soldiers...
  • Pakistani troops violate ceasefire in Kargil area 16-08-2013 05:52 PM

    New Delhi: After Kashmir and Jammu divisions, Pakistani troops violated ceasefire in the higher reaches of Ladakh with its troops opening fire with small and automatic weapons on Indian posts in Drass and Kaksar areas of Kargil sector. According to official sources, Pakistani troops fired with automatic weapons at Sando...
  • Indian retaliates strongly after Pak attack at LoC 16-08-2013 12:06 AM

    Jammu: Using heavy calibre guns, Indian Army retaliated strongly after Pakistani troops on Thursday resorted to unprovoked and indiscriminate firing with rocket and mortar shell attacks on Line of Control (LoC) posts in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch sector that injured three Army jawans and a civilian. This is the 11th...
  • Pakistan fires at Indian posts on Independence Day 15-08-2013 05:39 PM

    Jammu: While India celebrated its 67th Independence Day, Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire at the Line of Control (LoC) twice injuring three Indian soldiers. Pakistani soldiers opened fire at several Indian posts in Mendhar and Balakote sector along the LoC on late on Wednesday and then again on Thursday morning...
  • Pak fires at Indian posts again, accuses India of violating ceasefire 13-08-2013 08:40 AM

    New Delhi: There is no end to ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the Line of Control. Firing was reported on Indian posts in the Mendhar sector of Poonch at Hamirpur at 9.20 pm on Monday night. This was the third breach on Monday and seventh in the past three days....
  • Pakistan Army not involved in LoC killings: Salman Bashir 12-08-2013 05:21 PM

    Pakistani High Commissioner to India Salman Bashir has claimed that the Pakistani Army was not involved in the killing of the five Indian soldiers at the Line of Control in Poonch. Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, Bashir while expressing his regret at the loss of life said that...
  • Antony was cautious on a sensitive matter: Khurshid on LoC killings 12-08-2013 02:46 PM

    The killing of five Indian soldiers at the Line of Control by the Pakistani Army has once again brought out in the open the tension between two neighbours. Defence Minister's statements and two press releases by the Indian Army on the killings created controversy with the opposition parties alleging that...
  • Ceasefire violations by Pak continue, BJP ups the ante against UPA 12-08-2013 08:05 AM

    New Delhi: More ceasefire violations by Pakistan are being reported along the Line of Control, with the latest having taken place at 5 am on Monday. Pakistan violated ceasefire at Poonch brigade with intermittent firing all night on Sunday, while firing is still on. Earlier on Sunday night at 10...