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Pakistan military announces cuts in defence budget amid financial crisis, PM Imran Khan appreciates move

Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, the DG of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Major General Asif Ghafoor, announced the move.

Jun 05, 2019, 08:34 AM IST

Pakistan army court-martials two senior officers for spying

"Army Chief has ordered their court-martial," Major General Asif Ghafoor, the military`s main spokesman, told a news conference, adding that the two were individual cases.

Feb 22, 2019, 19:28 PM IST

Pakistan military 'quietly' stifles press with intimidation: Report

The press freedom group said the military had established "lines of control" to pressure the media and journalists who pushed back or were overly critical were attacked, threatened or arrested.

Sep 12, 2018, 12:13 PM IST

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

India and Pakistan to take part in first ever joint military exercises

The drill which will involve all SCO members is a counter-terrorism exercise. So, apart from India and Pakistan, the exercise will also feature Russia and China. 

Apr 26, 2018, 18:20 PM IST

US weighs crushing political penalties on Pakistan over terrorism support: Report

The penalties range from visa bans to sanctions and a permanent cessation of military aid.

Mar 27, 2018, 00:09 AM IST

Indian Army destroys Pakistani military posts to prevent infiltration

Indian Army blows up 4 Pakistani military posts to prevent infiltration

May 23, 2017, 23:59 PM IST

Pakistan files plea at International Court of Justice to rehear Kulbhushan Jadhav case

The Pakistan government on Friday filed a plea in the International Court of Justice to rehear within six weeks the case of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court.

May 19, 2017, 18:30 PM IST

Very little scope to better India-Pakistan ties: Report

Praying for "better sense", a Pakistani newspaper on Monday moaned there was "very little scope for an immediate improvement" in India-Pakistan relations.

Apr 17, 2017, 15:37 PM IST

Pakistan military calls Dawn story 'false and fabricated, a national security breach'

Pakistan's top military commanders have while referring to the Cyril Almeida's story published in Dawn called the "feeding of a false and fabricated story of an important security meeting", a breach of national security.

Oct 15, 2016, 13:59 PM IST

Nawaz Sharif orders action over news story on national security

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Monday ordered authorities to take "stern action" against those responsible for publishing a "fabricated" story about the military and ISI in a leading daily after army chief called on him to discuss national and regional security issues.

Oct 10, 2016, 20:17 PM IST

Pak called-off NSA talks as it was not 'palatable' to their military establishment: RK Singh

Former Home Secretary and BJP MP RK Singh on Sunday said that Islamabad called-off NSA-level talks as it was not palatable to the military establishment in Pakistan.

Aug 23, 2015, 22:12 PM IST

Pakistani military not spoiling for fight with India: Daily

 Pakistani military leadership is not spoiling for a fight with India, said a leading daily which, however, noted its "wrongheaded resistance" to peace.

Jul 22, 2015, 11:35 AM IST

Pakistan military says 23 militants killed in air strikes

Pakistani air strikes on Sunday killed 23 militants including foreigners in the country`s restive tribal regions near the Afghan border, the military said, part of a massive ongoing operation against the Taliban.

Jun 28, 2015, 19:08 PM IST

Pakistan military claims killing 47 Taliban insurgents

Pakistan`s military Thursday claimed to have killed at least 47 Taliban fighters in two days of airstrikes in the restive northwest as part of anti-insurgent offensives that began last year.

Apr 23, 2015, 13:23 PM IST

Saudi Arabia seeks Pak's military assistance to fight IS: Report

Oil-rich Saudi Arabia has sought military assistance from Pakistan to ward-off dreaded terror group Islamic State's threats to its borders and offered an economic package in return, according to a media report here.

Mar 09, 2015, 13:30 PM IST

Pakistan military kills 25 militants in air strikes

Pakistan's military said it killed 25 militants in air strikes on tribal regions near the Afghan border today as part of a major offensive against the Taliban and other insurgents.

Feb 05, 2015, 01:49 AM IST

Military plane crash injures two in southwest Pakistan

A Pakistan army aircraft crashed in the southwestern city of Quetta on Saturday injuring two pilots, the military said.

Sep 20, 2014, 14:07 PM IST

More than 30 Pakistani militants killed in fighting: Officials

Pakistan`s military said on Tuesday it killed 31 militants in air strikes and ground clashes along its restive border with Afghanistan, as three soldiers also died in the fighting.

Sep 16, 2014, 13:40 PM IST

Pakistan military expresses serious concern over political crisis

Pakistan's powerful military today expressed serious concern over the prevailing political turmoil in the country with the government of embattled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif locked in a showdown with protesters.

Sep 01, 2014, 00:28 AM IST