Pak army chief signs death warrants of school children killers

Pak army chief signs death warrants of school children killers

Pakistan Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif today signed death warrants of four militants convicted by military courts for involvement in the deadly attack at an army-run school in north-western city of Peshawar in December. The mercy appeals of Maulvi Abdus Salam, Hazrat Ali, Mujeebur Rehman and Sabeel alias Yahya were rejected by the President of

Army Chief leaves for four-day Sri Lanka visit

Army Chief Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag on Sunday left for a four-day visit to Sri Lanka, during which he will review the bilateral defence ties and discuss new avenues of cooperation. The visit assumes special significance in light of increasing defence cooperation between the two countries. In recent years, the Indo-Sri Lanka relationship has been

Pakistan’s Punjab province issues ISIS alert

Pakistan’s most populous Punjabprovince has issued a security alert over possible attacks by the Islamic Statemilitants on sensitive civil and military installations. Citing intelligence, the Punjab Home Department alerted police and other agencies in the province that the ISIS has planned attacks on civil and military targets, Dawn reported. Quoting its sources, the paper said,

Pakistan ready for talks with India without preconditions: Sharif

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said for sustainable peace, Pakistan is ready for dialogue with India without preconditions. He also said Pakistan intends to maintain friendly relations with all its neighbours, including India and Afghanistan. Sharif stated this when he met British Premier David Cameron on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting