19 Apr 2014
New Delhi: Amid reports that the Defence Ministry has initiated the process of appointing Vice Army Chief Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag as the next Army Chief, BJP on Friday sounded a word of caution to the government on the ‘hurry’ and asked it to avoid taking decisions till elections are over.
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.
16 Apr 2014
New Delhi: Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Tuesday visited the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital and inspected the medical and infrastructural facilities available there.
04 Feb 2014
Islamabad: Pakistan's Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif on Tuesday left on a three-day official visit to the country's close ally Saudi Arabia during which he will hold meetings with the kingdom's political and military leadership.
28 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Lt Gen P R Kumar will on Saturday take over as Director General Military Operations (DGMO) from Lt Gen Vinod Bhatia, who retired on Friday.
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.
22 Feb 2014
Islamabad: At least six terrorists were killed on Saturday when army's helicopter gunships pulverized their hideouts in Pakistan’s Hangu district. The helicopters shelled suspected militants' hideouts in Tora Wari and Dar Samand areas of the district, Dawn online reported citing its sources.
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.
27 Feb 2014
Islamabad: Amid increased military strikes against the Taliban, Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday said the armed forces would defeat "every threat" to the country.