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Indian schoolkids perform on ISPR song on Republic Day

Children of a school in India played and performed on the song, released by media wing of Pakistan’s armed forces few years back, on Indian Republic Day, ARY News reported. A video of the song has been doing rounds on social media in which you can see a big school of the rival country has organised an event to observe their national day and the schoolgirls are performing on the Pakistani song. However, it could not be ascertained if the song was played deliberately or accidentally. One must admit that message of the…

APS attack: Judicial commission records statement of defence ministry officials

PESHAWAR: Defence ministry officials on Saturday recorded their statements before a judicial commission constituted to probe the horrendous Army Public School (APS) attack in 2014, ARY News reported. According to Imranullah Khan, a member of the commission, more statements will be recorded in connection to the terrorist attack that claimed lives of more than 140 people. Khan relayed that the commission will finalize its report soon and send it to the Supreme Court. "Commission also recorded statements of the Counter…

National Assembly remembers APS attack, reiterates to implement NAP

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Monday remembered the tragic incident of Army Public School Peshawar attack, on its fourth anniversary, and reiterated to implement the National Action Plan (NAP) comprehensively. The House passed a unanimous resolution condemning the atrocities and killings of innocent children at the school. The resolution in this regard was moved forward by Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan. Speaking in the House, Pakistan Peoples Party Leader Raja Pervaiz Ashraf said…

‘I saw my friends and teacher die before my eyes’: APS survivor speaks

“I lost my brother Haris Nawaz and saw my friends and teacher die before me, the emotional trauma was too hard to heal,” reminisces Ahmed Nawaz, a survivor of the 2014 attack on Peshawar’s Army Public School. Ahmed Nawaz himself got severely injured in the horrific attack and had to go through a long surgery to save his arm in UK’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital. As he spoke to ARY News on the fourth anniversary of the martyrs of the attack, Ahmed was of the view that terrorists targeted children for they didn’t want the…

Martyrs, ghazis of APS attack paid tribute

PESHAWAR: A ceremony was held at the Army Public School (APS) Peshawar on Sunday to pay tribute to the martyrs and ghazis of the Dec 16 carnage, said the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).   The ceremony began with a special prayer for the martyrs after which national anthem was played. A smartly turned out contingent of the Pakistan Army presented the guard of honour. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) Governor Shah Farman laid a floral wreath at the martyrs’ monument and offered fateha for the departed souls. Later, he…

Law allowing military courts to try suspects on terror charges expires

ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani law allowing secret military courts to try suspects on terrorism charges expired on Saturday. Lawmakers amended the constitution in January 2015, responding to an attack by Pakistani Taliban fighters on a military-run Army Public School in Peshawar that killed scores of children but inserted an expiry clause to keep the measure temporary. According to media reports, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar said no proposals were under consideration at the moment with regards to a renewal amendment of the…

“They went to school and never came back” – nation remembers APS martyrs on second anniversary

KARACHI: The brazen militant attack on Army Public School, Peshawar, in December 2014 brings back haunted memories of the deadliest day that claimed over 150 innocent lives, mostly children, and nation remembers the martyrs in mourning on second anniversary of the attack. More than 150 lives were lost in the Peshawar school massacre of December 16, 2014, the deadliest extremist attack in Pakistan's history. Two year on, those who survived now study in the same rooms where they huddled in terror as their classmates fell…