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Pakistan to attend Heart of Asia Conference in India:Stable Afghanistan is in best interest of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry Monday said stable and peaceful Afghanistan is in the interest of Pakistan. In an interview, he maintained that Pakistan would attend the Heart of Asia Conference in India. Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry said the whole world appreciated Pakistan …

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Escaped Khalistan Liberation Force chief arrested in New Delhi

NEW DELHI -UNS AFP – Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) chief Harminder Singh Mintoo was arrested from New Delhi on Sunday after he managed to escape from Nabha prison in Punjab’s Patiala district a day before. He was arrested on the outskirts of Delhi some 200 …

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Armed men free Khalistan Liberation Force commander from jail

At least 10 armed men disguised as policemen stormed a high-security prison in India’s Punjab state on Sunday and freed a top Sikh militant commander and four others, officials said. The attackers, who travelled in cars, stabbed and injured a guard at the main gate …

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Baloch Regiment produce three army chiefs in past :Gen Bajwa is fourth COAS

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday appointed General Qamar Javed Bajwa as country’s new military chief to replace General Raheel Sharif due to his retirement. Following are some facts about General Bajwa: – Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa was commissioned in 16 Baloch …

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Gen Bajwa’s appointment a signal for India

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD: Newly appointed Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Zubair Hayat and Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad on Saturday. “General Zubair Hayat and General Qamar Bbajwa have …

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Did Gen Kiani and Gen Raheel prevent Pakistan from becoming a Social Welfare State?

BY R AHMAD This headline may surprise /astonish many Pakistanis, but this is what implied by the statement attributed to Chairman Senate Reza Rabbani by Geo TV and Daily Jang. Reportedly, Mr Rabbani while addressing a Seminar in Islamabad on ‘Democracies in Transition, and the …

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Lt General Qamar Javed Bajwa appointed COAS

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD– Lieutenant General Qamar Javed Bajwa of Baloch Regiment of Infantry has been appointed as Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) on Saturday. Reportedly, Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif has chosen Lt General Bajwa out of the five names that were under …

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Two more youth killed by Indian forces: Protests erupt in occupied Kashmir

SRINAGAR -UNS – In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops, in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred two more Kashmiri youth in Bandipore district on Friday. The troops killed the youth during a siege and search operation at Manpora in Naidkhai area of the district. Forceful …

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PML-N might get clean chit from SC on Panama scandal: Dr Qadri

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The Chief of Pakistan Awami Tehreek, Dr Tahirul Qadri said that the Indian government has been trying it’s best to save Nawaz Sharif’s post and his interests. India, he said, has been continually provoking Pakistan at the border because India has been …

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Pakistan, Switzerland review whole spectrum of bilateral ties

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The ninth round of Bilateral Political Consultations between Pakistan and Switzerland was held in Islamabad on Friday. Additional Secretary (Europe) Zaheer A. Janjua led the Pakistan side while the Swiss delegation was headed by Assistant Secretary of State for Asia and Pacific …

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