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Imran Khan voted ARY’s Person of The Year

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has been voted ARY’s Person of The Year (2016), according to result of our online user-based poll. Arynews.tv conducted an online poll, participated by hundreds of thousands of our readers. On the eve of the New Year, noted social worker Abdul Sattar Edhi (late) and Imran were deadlocked with 30% votes each in their favour, but Khan slightly pulled ahead to 31% by the day end. Edhi got the second highest number of votes (30%), followed by ex-army chief General Raheel Sharif…

ANALYSIS: What Pakistan expects in Year 2017?

The New Year brings new challenges for Pakistani state, society and polity - an year of stabilization after the country passes through the malignancy of terrorism. The country needs a new vision and healthy mindset to stabilize in a world facing existential threats. Pakistan passed through two critical change of guards this year, in the Army and judiciary. Pakistan's Army under the command of iconic General Raheel Sharif fought against the existential threat of terrorism-still it needs to stabilize the gains in the war.…

Martyrdom Day: General Raheel visits grave of Major Shabbir Sharif

LAHORE: Former army chief General (Rtd) Raheel Sharif visited the grave of his brother Major Shabbir Sharif Shaheed on Tuesday (today) and laid floral wreath, ARY News reported. Major Shabbir Sharif was martyred at Sulemanki in 1971 war against India. He was honoured with Pakistan's highest military award Nishan-e-Haider. Former army chief visited Lahore's Miani Sahib graveyard on the death anniversary of his martyred brother and paid respects to him. Major Shabbir Sharif's sister, and son Taimoor Sharif were also …

Man demanding Gen. Raheel Sharif’s extension dies

KARACHI: A man who was observing a hunger strike till death seeking an extension in the tenure of now former Army Chief General Raheel Sharif, has died. Lutuf Ameen Shibli was protesting outside the Karachi Press Club since the last three weeks and was observing hunger strike. Shibli, who was an ardent and die-hard supporter of the former Army Chief, had said that Gen. Raheel has rendered tremendous services for the nation including action against terrorism and corruption and he should be given an extension in his…

General Raheel Sharif issues warning to India

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan's outgoing military chief General Raheel Sharif warned India on Tuesday it would be dangerous to mistake his country's "restraint" over recent tensions in disputed Kashmir for weakness, as he handed over power to his successor. The hugely popular General Sharif spoke at a colourful ceremony welcoming the incoming chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa at a hockey stadium of army headquarters in the garrison city of Rawalpindi, adjacent to the capital Islamabad. Must Read: General Qamar Javed Bajwa…

Negative propaganda against army leadership ‘disappointing’: DG ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Director-General ISPR General Asim Bajwa says that negative propaganda against the army leadership must be avoided. In an informal talk with journalists here, Gen Bajwa dismissed the rumours pertaining to routine army appointments. He termed the rumours against army chief ‘disappointing’. The military spokesperson said negative propaganda against the army head should be avoided. “Speculations should not be made over routine army appointments and if any changes were to be made in the army, the ISPR…

‘Everything will be all right’ at LoC, says COAS General Bajwa

RAWALPINDI: Soon after taking charge of the Pakistan Army on Tuesday, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa said “everything will be all right” while referring to the developing situation across the Line of Control (LoC) in the disputed Kashmir valley. In a maiden informal interaction with media representatives after assuming charge of COAS in the Change-of-Command ceremony at the General Headquarters (GHQ), he acknowledged media’s positive contributions towards keeping the morale of the nation and the…

General Qamar Javed Bajwa gets Pakistan army’s baton of command

RAWALPINDI: The baton of succession, the ‘Malacca Cane’ has been passed. General Raheel Sharif on Tuesday handed over the command of Pakistan army to Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa. General Bajwa took charge as the 16th army chief of the world's sixth-largest army by troop numbers in a formal colourful handover. The succession ceremony where General Raheel Sharif handed over the ceremonial baton to his successor was held at the hockey stadium of General Headquarters (GHQ) in the garrison city.…

US welcomes Pakistan’s new army chief

ISLAMABAD: United States has welcomed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's appointment of Lieutenant General Qamar Javed Bajwa as Pakistan's new Chief of Army Staff. According to a statement by US Embassy in Islamabad, the country is looking foward to continuing their work with Pakistan's elected leaders, with Lt. General Qamar Javed Bajwa, and with the  Pakistani military to advance out shared counterinsurgency and counter-terrorism goals for Pakistan and the region and to enable Pakistani authorities to honor their pledge to…

PML-N senator terms General Sharif’s tenure as ‘golden era’

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) Senator Mushahidullah Khan has said that the tenure of General Raheel Sharif as the army chief was golden era and Pakistan Army will maintain the continuity of his policies, ARY News reported on Sunday. Speaking to media at the residence of deceased Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Jahangir Badar, Khan said that Operation Zarb-e-Azb against terrorism and China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) were launched in General Sharif's tenure whereas significant efforts for peace…