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"No Pakistani Soldier Crossed The LOC" - Pak. Govt

Wednesday, 30 July 2008, 1:02 am | Islamic Republic Of Pakistan

A spokesman for Pakistan's Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) refuted Indian Army claims Pakistani Troops had crossed 200m on the Indian side of the Line Of Control (LOC) in Kupwara Sector, Occupied Kashmir which resulted into exchange of fire. More >>

Pakistan Concern Over Cross Border Missile Attacks

Tuesday, 29 July 2008, 1:55 am | Islamic Republic Of Pakistan

Expressing concern over repeated cross border missile attacks / firing by Coalition and Afghan Forces, General Tariq said Pakistan sovereignty and territorial integrity must be respected. Any violation could be detrimental to bilateral relations. More >>

Firing On India-Pakistan Border 'Line Of Control'

Sunday, 27 July 2008, 3:13 pm | Islamic Republic Of Pakistan

Indian troops resorted to unprovoked firing on the Line of Control in Batal Sector (Rawalakot). The fire was immediately responded by own troops and the locations were effectively engaged from where the fire was being received. More >>

Pakistan: Fierce Fighting Between Govt & Militants

Monday, 21 July 2008, 7:10 am | Islamic Republic Of Pakistan

Fierce fighting between Frontier Corps troops and militants left at least 5 militants killed and 6 of their vehicles destroyed at Tora Warai fort near Doaba in Hangu. About 100-120 militants attacked Tora Warai Fort. FC soldiers repulsed the attack. More >>

Pakistan Reacts To NYT Report On Grid Coordinates

Thursday, 17 July 2008, 11:50 am | Islamic Republic Of Pakistan

Reacting to a report published in "The New York Times" captioned "Pakistan Post was not in U. S. Records", an ISPR spokesman said the report is factually incorrect and devoid of facts. The grid coordinates had been shared with Coalition Forces. More >>

Mortar Attack In Pakistan, Fired From Afghan Side

Sunday, 13 July 2008, 7:58 am | Islamic Republic Of Pakistan

Six mortar rounds fell close to own Sera post in the area. Pakistan troops retaliated with fire immediately. Resultantly six Pakistani security forces personnel received injuries and a number of causalities were reported on the other side of the border. More >>

General McKiernan, Commander ISAF, Visits Pakistan

Saturday, 28 June 2008, 6:40 am | Islamic Republic Of Pakistan

General David McKiernan, Commander ISAF, called on Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, General Tariq Majid at Joint Staff HQ. General Mckiernan expressed condolence for the death of 11 Pakistani soldiers due to the coalition firing More >>

U.S. Forces Destroy Pakistani Check Post; 11 Dead

Wednesday, 11 June 2008, 10:48 pm | Islamic Republic Of Pakistan

On the night of 10/11 June, Frontier Corps border check post at Gora Prai in Mohmand Agency was destroyed by Coalition Forces in Afghanistan through an aerial attack. Resultantly, eleven Security Forces Personnel including one officer were killed. More >>

Rehabilitation, Reconstruction in quake-hit areas

Friday, 25 November 2005, 7:47 pm | Islamic Republic Of Pakistan

Rehabilitation, Reconstruction in quake-hit areas and development process in country should move in tandem: President More >>

Foreign rescuers deployed in quake-hit parts

Wednesday, 12 October 2005, 10:25 pm | Islamic Republic Of Pakistan

Director General ISPR Major general Shaukat Sultan on Monday said that a number of foreign rescue teams have been been despatched to different quake-hit areas. During a media birefing he said the teams from friendly countries would be carrying out ... More >>

Pakistan: President, PM ask nation to pray

Wednesday, 12 October 2005, 10:22 pm | Islamic Republic Of Pakistan

President General Pervez Musharraf and Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz have appealed to the nation to offer special prayers on Friday next for speedy relief, recovery and rehabilitation of their earthquake-stricken countrymen. They made this appeal ... More >>

President visits worst-hit areas in AJK and NWFP

Monday, 10 October 2005, 9:37 pm | Islamic Republic Of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Oct 9 (APP) : President General Pervez Musharraf Sunday visited the worst quake-hit areas of Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Hazara Division in NWFP, reviewing rescue and relief operations and assuring the affectees of using all national resources ... More >>

All resources being utilised for rescue, relief

Monday, 10 October 2005, 9:35 pm | Islamic Republic Of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Oct 9 (APP): Federal Minister for Interior Aftab Ahmed Khan Sherpao said Sunday that all the resources are being utilised for the relief, rescue and rehabilitation operation being carried out throughout the country. Briefing the journalists after ... More >>

Pakistan mission coordinating relief response, UN

Monday, 10 October 2005, 9:34 pm | Islamic Republic Of Pakistan

UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 9 (APP) -- Acting swiftly, Pakistan's U.N. Mission in New York has been working with relevant U.N. officials to coordinate the world body's response to the calamitous situation brought about by Saturday's huge earthquake which struck ... More >>

Leaders condole colossal loss of lives in Pakistan

Monday, 10 October 2005, 9:33 pm | Islamic Republic Of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Oct 9 (APP): Messages of sympathy and condolence from the world leaders with the assurance of all possible help, are pouring in as the relief work is picking up pace in the earthquake hit areas of Azad Kashmir and NWFP. In his message to President ... More >>

Pakistan send Parliament delegation to Palestine

Tuesday, 6 September 2005, 6:31 pm | Islamic Republic Of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Sept.5 (APP): Pakistan Monday said it would send its first official delegation to Palestine next month as part of an initiative to help resolve the Middle East crisis while supporting the Palestinian cause. "Right now we are in the process ... More >>

Additional Pakistani troops on Pak-Afghan border

Monday, 5 September 2005, 8:32 pm | Islamic Republic Of Pakistan

(APP)- Pakistan's envoy to the UK, Dr. Maleeha Lodhi said that Pakistan has deployed an additional 4,000 troops on the Pakistan-Afghan border to bolster security in the run up to the parliamentary elections in Afghanistan on September 18.Dr. Lodhi said ... More >>

China settles fair border demarcations, Pakistan

Monday, 5 September 2005, 8:26 pm | Islamic Republic Of Pakistan

BEIING, Sept 4 (APP): China has settled its "fair" and "reasonable" boundary demarcations with Pakistan and 11 other neighbouring countries. " We have so far signed border treaties or agreements wit 12 neighbouring countries, except ... More >>

China: Poverty-relief Plan for Ethnic Minorities

Thursday, 1 September 2005, 7:17 pm | Islamic Republic Of Pakistan

The country's 22 underpopulated ethnic minorities will benefit from a new round of poverty alleviation reforms with financial aid totaling up to 1 billion yuan (US$123.46 million) over the next five years. More >>

Typhoon Talim Approaches Taiwan, Fujian

Thursday, 1 September 2005, 7:15 pm | Islamic Republic Of Pakistan

Typhoon Talim, the 13th this year, is likely to hit Taiwan and other coastal areas of southeast Chinese provinces from Wednesday, according to the Fujian Provincial Observatory on Tuesday. More >>