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Sepoy Maqbool Hussain is an epitome of resilience, patriotism and bravery

Sepoy Maqbool Hussain is the real definition of a patriot, in lieu of getting released by exposing country's secrets he chose to rather get his tongue cut by inhumane Indian military. He was captured by the enemy in 1965 war after successfully carrying out his mission in Srinagar. The strong headed soldier remained in the list of 'Missing in Action' for decades spending as many as forty years amid excessive cruelty in Indian prison but the Indian military has never declared him as a war prisoner because it would have…

Pak-China joint military exercise ‘Warrior –VI’ concluded: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: The Pak-China joint military exercise 'Warrior –VI' concluded near Kharian on Saturday, said Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The troops of special services groups from Pakistan Army and People Liberation Army China participated in the four-week long military exercise. According to military's media wing, the both armies learnt from the expertise of each other during the joint military exercise. The war games concluded with an august culmination ceremony in Kharian, where IG  Training Lieutenant General…

Army reiterates support to all state institutions

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday presided over the 215th Corps Commanders’ Conference at the military’s General Headquarters in Rawalpindi. According to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the conference reviewed geo-strategic environment and security situation in the country. “Progress of ongoing operations, fencing along Pak-Afghan border, situation along Eastern Border including Indian ceasefire violations and deliberately targeting of innocent…

Funeral prayers of martyred army officer offered in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: The funeral prayers of Army Captain Zarghaam, who embraced martyrdom while neutralising an Improvised Explosive Device (IEC) in Mohmand today, was held at Peshawar Cantt.  Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shah Farman, Corps Commander Lieutenant General Shaheen Mazhar Mehmood, ISPR Director General Major General Asif Ghafoor, provincial ministers and government officials attended the funeral prayers. The mortal remains of the martyred army officer were dispatched to his native town for burial with full military…

Pakistan armed forces extends best wishes on UN Day

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan armed forces has extended its best wishes to the United Nation on the 73rd UN Day which is being observed today, said a statement from the Inter Services Public Relations. Pakistan has contributed over 200,000 troops to 46 UN Missions in 28 countries. Around 156 peace keepers from Pakistan have also sacrificed their lives for global peace. "Pakistan Armed Forces extend best wishes to UN on its 73rd UN Day. Pakistan to date has contributed over 200000 troops in 46 UN Missions in 28 countries. We…

Army rescues stranded Deosai tourists

RAWALPINDI: Rescue and relief mission to evacuate 20 stranded tourists, including a foreigner, was successfully undertaken by Pakistan army in Deosai near Skardu. The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the military's media wing, said the stranded individuals were searched and rescued by the army's aviation helicopters. The commander of the Force Command Northern Area also met the stranded tourists. One tourist has also been evacuated in Skardu and his health is said to be stable. The army in coordination with…