27 Nov 2013
Islamabad: Ending weeks of speculation, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday named Lt General Raheel Sharif to the powerful post of the Army Chief, superseding the senior-most General.
28 Nov 2013
Washington: The United States is looking forward to working with the new army chief of Pakistan, a State Department official has said.
07 Sep 2016
Islamabad: Describing Kashmir as Pakistan's "lifeline", Army chief General Raheel Sharif has said the true solution of the Kashmir issue lies not in "raining bullets" upon people in the Valley but in "heeding" to their voices and respecting their aspirations.
23 Nov 2015
Islamabad: Pakistan Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif did not discuss with US leadership the dossiers about alleged Indian interference in his country during his recent visit to Washington, a media report said today.
19 Sep 2016
Islamabad: Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif on Monday met his top commanders and said the military was ‘watchful’ towards the security imperatives of the country in the wake of ‘hostile narrative’ by India after terrorists killed 18 Indian soldiers in Kashmir.
01 May 2014
Islamabad: Terming Kashmir as the ‘jugular vein’ of Pakistan, the country's Army Chief General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday said the issue should be resolved in accordance with the wishes and aspirations of Kashmiris and in line with UNSC resolutions for lasting peace in the region.
10 Dec 2013
Islamabad: Pakistan's newly appointed Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif on Tuesday visited the Line of Control that had seen escalating tensions in the recent past.
29 Nov 2013
Islamabad: General Raheel Sharif on Friday assumed charge as Pakistan's new Army Chief at a ceremony in Rawalpindi, where outgoing Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani passed on command stick to him.
14 Jan 2016
New Delhi: Lt Gen (Retd) J F R Jacob, who played a key role in the 1971 war which liberated Bangladesh from Pakistan, was laid to rest here yesterday.
13 Jan 2016
New Delhi: Lt Gen JFR Jacob (retired), who negotiated the surrender of Pakistani troops in Dhaka following the 1971 war, passed away today.