Two sentenced hanged in Sahiwal

Two convicts, tried and sentenced by military courts for their of involvement in “terrorist attacks”, were hanged at a high-security prison in Sahiwal on Thursday morning, an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement said. [Dawn Live] [Dawn Eng.] [Express] [Read More: Death Sentences]

Indian N. security weaker than Pak’s: report

A report examining nuclear security worldwide suggests India’s “nuclear security measures may be weaker than those of Pakistan“, but says the risk “appears to be moderate”, while claiming risk of nuclear theft in Pakistan “appears to be high”. [Dawn Live]

Pakistan Day Parade


Armed forces display military might on Pakistan Day. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, President Mamnoon Hussain, Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Mohammad Zakaullah and Defence Minister Khawaja Asif witnessed the parade, and were later joined by Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman on the podium. [Dawn] [Dawn Urdu] [Jang] [Express] [Dunya] [Dawn]

COAS visits N. Waziristan

General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited North Waziristan Agency (NWA) and spent his day with troops and tribals today. COAS was briefed in detail by the formation commander about  progress of ongoing operation Zarb-e-Azb, return of TDPs and  development/ resettlement works initiated by Army in the area. [Express Live] [ISPR] [Jang] [Dawn Urdu]