Category: Paksitan

SAARC nations should create common court to tackle terrorism: India

Citing the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, a Supreme Court Judge from India has suggested the creation of a “common court” for countries in the SAARC region that comprises judges from each nation who can share their knowledge and tackle cross-border terrorism cases. “The one incident which happened in India about terrorists crossing international border was…

Pakistan cannot sustain an ‘Arms Race’ with India

Pakistan's defence budget is the lowest in the region despite its location in the red zone in terms of growing threats to its internal security. Pakistan's defence allocation (US$7.6 billion approximately) is the lowest as compared to the rising defence budget of India which stands at approximately US$51 billion, China $145 billion, Turkey at $22…

US to go ahead with F-16 sale to Pakistan, state department says

Despite objections from India and some US lawmakers, the Obama administration on Friday defended its decision to sell eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan. "We support the proposed sale of eight F-16s to Pakistan to assist Pakistan's counterterrorism and counterinsurgency operations. Pakistan's current F-16s have proven critical to the success of these operations to date,"…

Duplicity by Pakistan in war on terror: US senators

Two top Republican lawmakers have accused Pakistan of “duplicity” when it comes to fighting terrorism as they criticised the Obama administration for giving away US taxpayers’ money to Islamabad. “Do you agree with my position that should not occur until they stop the duplicity that has continued for 14 years while we have been in…

Closing Ties, Russia and Pakistan prepares Joint Military Exercise

Pakistan and Russia once again coming closer by organizing a joint military exercise to validate the tactics and co operation between Russian and Pakistani armed forces, Both were agreed to conduct the first ever joint military exercise in mountains to enhance the relationship between Russia and Pakistan, A step to boost the Russian Pakistani military…

US committed to supply F-16s despite Indian efforts to block delivery: Asif

Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said on Tuesday the United States is committed to supply eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan despite Indian efforts to block delivery. “The Obama-led administration is committed to supply eight F-16 fighter jets despite efforts by India and former Pakistani ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani to block the delivery,” Asif…

Need to protect fissile material from extremists: Pakistan nuke expert

NEW DELHI: It is important to protect fissile material from extremists in Pakistan more than nuclear bombs because the latter has multi-layer security unlike the former, a senior Pakistani nuclear expert today opined. Pervez Hoodbhoy, a professor of Physics and Mathematics at Forman Christian College University in Lahore, said there was no need of India…

Myanmar to buy Pakistan JF-17 fighter jets

In a bid to expand its defence capabilities, the Myanmar government ordered 16 fighter jets from Pakistan at a total price of more than half a billion US dollar, local reports reveal. The country's government placed an order last year for the jets, each worth 35mn, making it the first nation to do so. Within…

Pakistan Would Defend Saudi Territory, But Not Join Coalition

DUBAI — Despite Pakistan's assertion that it will defend Saudi Arabia's territorial integrity militarily, it still may not provide any troops to the Saudi-announced Islamic counterterrorism military coalition. During a visit to Pakistan on Sunday by Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Pakistani Chief of Army Staff Gen. Raheel Sharif asserted that any…

US CONGRESS BLOCKS POSSIBLE F 16 SALE TO PAKISTAN

As expected the US Congress blocked the Pakistani proposal of possible sale of modern F 16 Blk 52 Fighter jets, associated equipment's and missile systems. The Democratic American government agreed the Pakistani proposal of foreign military sales program to sell the F 16 C/D to Pakistan, However the congress who dominated by Republicans blocked the…

PM Nawaz Tightly Embraces Narendra Modi At Lahore Airport

Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi ‘s flight landed at Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore on Friday evening. He was accompanied by 120 delegates. Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif and other federal minister were present at the airport and rendered a warm welcome to the Indian Prime Minister.PM Nawaz Sharif tightly embraced his Indian counterpart.…

Malaysia Denies Interest in JF-17, But Export Hopes Remain

Malaysia's Defence Minister Datuk  has denied media reports that the country is considering the Sino-Pakistani JF-17 Thunder as part of its Air Force modernization plans. Analysts nevertheless think the JF-17 is on the cusp of export success. Hussein was responding to a question put to him by Malaysian news media after an interview Malaysia's High…

Shaheen-3 missile will be able not only strike on Indian’s Andaman and Nicobar island but also pakistan another enemy Israel+-

Shaheen-III is a land-based surface-to-surface medium range ballistic missile.Development began after developed India's Agni-III missile. Shaheen-3 was successfully tested on 9 March 2015 with 2750 km (1700 mi) range– a range of up to 1700mi, which could enable it all corners of India and reach deep into the Middle East parts of North Africa and Southern…