Pakistan Army

  • Remembering Kargil heroes: How Pak soldier Captain Sher Khan was acknowledged by India too 5 days ago

    Drass: Captain Sher Khan of the Pakistan Army was someone whose bravery was acknowledged by his enemy, the Indian side as well during the Kargil war. 15 years on, Captain Sher Khan remains a hero. His name, his image is everywhere and even his native village in Pakistan's tribal Waziristan...
  • J&K: Omar Abdullah appeals to maintain calm along LoC June 13, 2014

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday said, "The reports I've received was a quite intense exchange of fires on both sides, some shells landed in civilian areas to what extent it is an attempt to test the resolve of the new government, it's matter of speculation. I...
  • Indian forces fired in retailiation to Pakistan: Defence Ministry June 13, 2014

    New Delhi: After heavy firing was reported in the Mendhar sector of the Line of Control on Friday morning, Defence Ministry sources told CNN-IBN that it was the Pakistani Army which opened fire and the Indian side retaliated very strongly to it. Sources added that the top officials of the...
  • Karachi airport reopens to passengers after terrorist attack June 10, 2014

    Islamabad: The Jinnah International Airport in Pakistan's Karachi reopened to passengers on Monday afternoon following Sunday night's terrorist attack in which 19 people were killed and 25 others injured, local officials said. Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), in its statement, said the airport was reopened to passengers after the security forces...
  • Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony: Pak Army red-flags Nawaz Sharif's visit to India? May 23, 2014

    Reports have suggested that there is a clear rift between the Pakistan Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif and the country's Army over the invite given by India for Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony. ...
  • Rift between Pakistan PM, Army over Modi's invite for swearing-in May 23, 2014

    Islamabad: Reports have suggested that there is a clear rift between the Pakistan Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif and the country's Army over the invite given by India for Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony. According to the sources, the Army hasn't given the go-ahead for the visit as it wants a...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire, fire at Indian posts in Mendhar May 4, 2014

    Mendhar: Pakistani forces violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday night by firing at Indian posts in the Mendhar sector of Poonch of Jammu and Kashmir. The violation was reported between 11.30 pm and 11.35 pm. The Pakistan Army started unprovoked firing using semi automatic and automatic...
  • Pak Army Chief calls Kashmir the 'jugular vein of Pakistan' May 1, 2014

    Islamabad: Terming Kashmir as the "jugular vein" of Pakistan, the country's Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif today said the issue should be resolved in accordance with the wishes and aspirations of Kashmiris and in line with UNSC resolutions for lasting peace in the region. Addressing the main ceremony to mark the...
  • Troops capable of countering any threat: Pakistan Army chief February 21, 2014

    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 Corps...
  • Pakistan: Photo of slain Taliban chief posted on jihadi websites November 4, 2013

    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. It...
  • J&K: Fear spread across border villages as ceasefire violations continue October 20, 2013

    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 October 16, 2013

    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? October 8, 2013

    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? October 8, 2013

    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 October 8, 2013

    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 October 8, 2013

    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 October 8, 2013

    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 October 7, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Villagers caught in crossfire between Army, terrorists in Keran October 7, 2013

    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 October 7, 2013

    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 sector....
  • Pakistan Army Chief Gen Kayani to retire on Nov 29 October 6, 2013

    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 October 1, 2013

    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 Crimes...
  • Pakistan violates LoC truce, Indian troops retaliate August 27, 2013

    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 violated...
  • Pakistan Army claims soldier killed in Indian firing August 23, 2013

    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 firing,"...
  • Pakistan Army killed 5 Indian soldiers at LoC as they slept August 22, 2013

    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 August 21, 2013

    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 soldiers along...
  • JD(U) withdraws notice after ministers regret their remarks on LoC killings August 21, 2013

    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 August...
  • J&K: Pak violates ceasefire yet again, targets Mendhar sector August 19, 2013

    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 August 19, 2013

    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 August 18, 2013

    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 and...