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Pakistan Army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa wants talks & peace, but India is not open to it: UK think tank

Pakistan Army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa wants talks & peace, but India is not open to it: UK think tank

The commentary noted that Pakistan's prosperity is dependent on peace with India.

May 05, 2018, 12:47 PM IST
Pak Army chief approves death penalty for 10 terrorists including Amjad Sabri's killers

Pak Army chief approves death penalty for 10 terrorists including Amjad Sabri's killers

Sabri, 45, was travelling in a car in Karachi's congested Liquatabad 10 area when two motorcycle-borne gunmen shot him in the head in a targeted terror attack on June 22, 2016.

 

Apr 03, 2018, 08:39 AM IST

Pakistan army chief visits LoC amid border tension

Bajwa visited troops deployed along the LoC in Nikial sector, Pakistan Army's media wing Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.

May 13, 2017, 21:25 PM IST
Mutilation of Indian soldiers: Pakistan Army chief authorised Krishna Ghati attack

Mutilation of Indian soldiers: Pakistan Army chief authorised Krishna Ghati attack

India said on Wednesday it has "sufficient evidence" that the two Indian soldiers were mutilated by Pakistan Army regulars.

May 03, 2017, 19:19 PM IST
Read book on how Indian democracy has succeeded: Pakistan Army chief tells officers

Read book on how Indian democracy has succeeded: Pakistan Army chief tells officers

Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa Bajwa, who was commissioned in 1980 in the Baloch Regiment, was appointed Pakistan Army chief in November 2016. 

Feb 13, 2017, 18:06 PM IST
Qamar Javed Bajwa takes over as Pakistan's Army chief, promises to improve LoC tension

Qamar Javed Bajwa takes over as Pakistan's Army chief, promises to improve LoC tension

General Qamar Javed Bajwa has wide experience of LoC affairs due to his extensive involvement with Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and northern areas.

Nov 29, 2016, 17:20 PM IST
Pak Army chief: 'General Qamar Bajwa's pro- democracy credentials tilted balance'

Pak Army chief: 'General Qamar Bajwa's pro- democracy credentials tilted balance'

General Qamar Bajwa's "pro- democracy credentials" and his low-profile influenced Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to appoint him to the powerful post of army chief superseding four top generals, Pakistani media and experts commented today.

Nov 27, 2016, 15:28 PM IST
General Qamar Bajwa appointed new Pakistan Army chief, Raheel Sharif to retire on Nov 29

General Qamar Bajwa appointed new Pakistan Army chief, Raheel Sharif to retire on Nov 29

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday appointed Lieutenant General Qamar Javed Bajwa as the 16th chief of Army staff of Pakistan armed forces.

Nov 26, 2016, 18:19 PM IST
Pak PM Nawaz Sharif hails outgoing Army chief Gen Raheel Sharif

Pak PM Nawaz Sharif hails outgoing Army chief Gen Raheel Sharif

Sharif hosted a dinner for the retiring army chief where senior officials from armed forces and civilian institutions and politician attended.

Nov 25, 2016, 00:50 AM IST
Gen Raheel Sharif set to step down on November 29; Pakistan in search of new Army chief

Gen Raheel Sharif set to step down on November 29; Pakistan in search of new Army chief

The word in political circles is that Lt. Gen Ishfaq Nadeem Ahmed, who is currently serving as Multan corps commander, will be named the next army chief. 

Nov 22, 2016, 14:10 PM IST
Pak Army chief Gen Raheel Sharif pays farewell visits before retirement

Pak Army chief Gen Raheel Sharif pays farewell visits before retirement

Gen Shariff addressed a huge gathering at the garisson city of Lahore. He was also expected to visit several other places, the Dawn quoted Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) as saying. 

Nov 21, 2016, 17:32 PM IST
Mysterious banners appear in Islamabad calling Pak Army Chief to contest 2018 election

Mysterious banners appear in Islamabad calling Pak Army Chief to contest 2018 election

Several banners appeared in Rawalpindi on Saturday, urging Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharif to contest the general elections in 2018.

Nov 05, 2016, 21:10 PM IST

Pak Army chief General Raheel Sharif to be elevated as Field Marshal?

A proposal to elevate Pakistan's Army chief General Raheel Sharif to the rank of Field Marshal has reached the Islamabad High Court, weeks ahead of his retirement from the powerful post.

Oct 16, 2016, 20:28 PM IST
Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif confirms death sentence of 10 terrorists

Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif confirms death sentence of 10 terrorists

Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif today confirmed death sentence handed down to 10 terrorists by military courts for their involvement in killing civilians, polio workers and armed forces personnel.

Oct 13, 2016, 20:17 PM IST

Pakistan army chief confirms death penalty of 12 terrorists

An army statement said the terrorists were found guilty of "killing of civilians, attacking armed forces of Pakistan and law enforcement agencies, destruction of schools and communication infrastructure".

Jul 15, 2016, 00:59 AM IST

World needs to stand by Pakistan in war against terror: Raheel Sharif

Pakistan Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif on Tuesday met German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and discussed matters relating to regional security and bilateral ties.

Jun 21, 2016, 23:58 PM IST
Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif approves death sentences of 11 terrorists

Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif approves death sentences of 11 terrorists

Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has approved the death sentences of 11 convicts after completion of their trials by military tribunals.

May 04, 2016, 12:10 PM IST

Lahore attack: Pak Army Chief orders massive counter-terror operations

Following the deadly suicide bomb attack at a Lahore park, Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif called on the military and paramilitary Rangers to lauch joint overnight raids against militants in central and southern regions of Punjab leading to the arrest to dozens of terror suspects and their facilitators.

Mar 29, 2016, 15:21 PM IST
Remain ready for full spectrum of threat: Pak army chief tells soldiers

Remain ready for full spectrum of threat: Pak army chief tells soldiers

General Raheel visited the Cholistan desert in Bahawalpur district of Punjab where troops completed an intense exercises in traditional warfare.

Feb 26, 2016, 19:45 PM IST
Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif accuses foreign forces of supporting terrorism

Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif accuses foreign forces of supporting terrorism

Pakistan Army chief Gen Raheel Sharif on Tuesday said Balochistan had become a hotbed for proxy wars for regional and global powers pursuing a grand strategy as he accused foreign forces of supporting terrorism in the state. 

Feb 03, 2016, 03:12 AM IST