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53rd martyrdom anniversary of Major Aziz Bhatti being observed today

ISLAMABAD: The 53rd martyrdom anniversary of Major Raja Aziz Bhatti, who laid down his life for the defence of the country in 1965 war, is being observed today (Wednesday) across the country. Born in Hong Kong in 1928, Aziz Bhatti moved to Pakistan before Independence in 1947, living in the village of Ladian, Kharian, Gujarat. There he enlisted with the newly formed Pakistani Army and was commissioned to the Punjab Regiment in 1950. Aziz was posted in the Burki area of Lahore sector. As the company commander, he chose…

ISPR pays tribute to Nishan-e-Haider recipients

RAWALPINDI: The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) has released another promo for the campaign on Defence Day to pay tribute to the martyrs and their families. The promo titled "Hamaray Nishan-e-Haidar, Hamar Fakhar" (Our Nishan-e-Haider, Our Pride) pays tributes to the recipients of the Nishan-e-Haidar, the highest military gallantry award. The Nishan-e-Haider has only been award to ten members of the armed forces notably the martyrs of the wars of 1965 and 1971. The award has precedence over all other civil and…

19th martyrdom anniversary of Kargil Hero Karnal Sher Khan observed

SWABI: The 19th death anniversary of Captain Karnal Sher Khan Shaheed, who embraced martyrdom during the Kargil War, was observed in his hometown on Saturday, ARY News reported. A ceremony was held at the tomb of Karnal Sher Khan in Nawan Killi town of Swabi. He was one of only ten recipients of the Nishan-e-Haider. About the brave soldier Karnal Sher Khan was born on January 1, 1970, in Nawan Killi (Shewa Adda) village in Swabi. He was commissioned in the Army on October 14, 1994. Captain Karnal Sher Khan…