Pakistan Air Force

Type: Organization
Name: Pakistan Air Force
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

PAF official gunned down in Karachi

KARACHI: Terrorists have shot down Pakistan Air Force (PAF) official during a targeted attack in Baldia Town area of Karachi, the metropolis of Pakistan.Two motorcyclists opened gun fire over the victim, who subsequently identified as a military official ... [Published The News Tribe - Aug 22 2014]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Couple, air force employee among seven slain

KarachiA middle-aged couple and a Pakistan Air Force (PAF) employee were among seven people gunned down in Karachi on Friday.In Orangi Town, a couple was shot dead outside their house in Shah Faisal Mohalla, Baloch Goth.Malik Mubarak, 50, and his wife ... [Published The News International - 12 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Hashim Khan’s tremendous legacy

In the mid-1920s, a teenager from the village of Nawakille in what is today Khyber Pakhtunkhwa began working as a ball boy at the British Army Officers Club in Peshawar where British officers played squash. The boy’s father was head steward at the club ... [Published Daily Times - 19 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Pride and passion

When maxima­l is costly, optima­l can be the best take-away. Take it.The writer is a defence analyst who retired as air vice-marshal in the Pakistan Air ForceImran Khan and I have two things in common: we are of roughly the same age, and have similar ... [Published The Express Tribune - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

PAF official among 7 killed in violence

As many as seven people including a PAF official were killed and six others injured in violence on Friday.A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) official, Abubakar, 35, son of Muhammad Yaseen, was shot dead by unidentified armed men near Robi Cinema in Baldia Town. ... [Published Pakistan Today - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Glorious era of Hashim Khan

- PAKISTAN has just lost one of its first sporting hero, Hashim Khan, and being rightly described as the greatest squash player of all time, in his adopted home in Colorado, US at the ripe age 100- plus.Hashim Khan, the legendary figure about whom the ... [Published Pakistan Observer - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

August 20 marks the death anniversary of Rashid Minhas

KARACHI- A national hero of Pakistan, Pilot Officer Rashid Minhas was remembered on his death anniversary today.Rashid Minhas was a Pilot Officer in the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) during the 1971 Pakistan-India war. He sacrificed his life on August 20, ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Flashback: Training day

This is a photograph from when I was 19 years old, in 1963. The gentleman in the image is my instructor. PHOTO: AIR COMMODORE NASIR M BUTTThis is a photograph from when I was 19 years old, in 1963. The gentleman in the image is my instructor, Flt Lt Chris ... [Published The Express Tribune - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 3 reports

PSF President grieves on Hashim’s death

ISLAMABAD, Aug 19 (APP): President of the Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) and Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt on Tuesday expressed deep sorrow and grief on the demise of national Squash Legend Hashim Khan ... [Published Associated Press of Pakistan - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

AIR CHIEF VISITS PAF BASE SAMUNGLI TO LAUD THE EFFORTS OF SECURITY PERSONNEL

Home » Islamabad By PPI NewsISLAMABAD: Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, visited PAF Base Samungli on Friday where security forces successfully eliminated the terrorists in an operation last night. He was briefed about the ... [Published Pakistan Press International - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 3 reports

Sharif urges security forces to stay vigilant against terror

ISLAMABAD Army Chief General Raheel Sharif said on Friday that Taliban militants were desperately trying to harm the country. He called upon security forces to remain vigilant against the threat.“After operation Zarbi Azb terrorists are on the run and ... [Published Oman Tribune - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 4 reports

Meanwhile In Quetta

In what is being described as the first major attack by terrorists following the commencement of Operation Zarb-e-Azb, 12 militants were killed when they attempted to penetrate Pakistan Air Force’s Samungli airbase and Khalid military airbase in Quetta, ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Aug 16 2014]

Quotes

...at-ul-Ahrar), Mehsud Division and Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, attacked 2 airbases in Quetta," read the statement, which was released in English. "This attack started from 11:00 at night and carried on till early next morning. In the last news we received it was reported that 1 ammunition depot was destroyed, 2 jets were destroyed and around 35 security officials were killed."
James L Langley, American Ambassador to Pakistan (1957-59) wrote, "Pakistan's forces are unnecessarily large for dealing with any Afghan threat over Pashtunistan. Pakistan would be of little use to us should perchance worse come to worst and India go communist… One of the most disturbing attitudes I have encountered in the highest political places here is that the United States must keep up and increase its aid to Pakistan, and conversely, that Pakistan is doing the United States a favor in accepting aid, in addition to the Pakistani pro-Western posture in the Baghdad Pact and SEATO and the United Nations, when actually these postures are in part dictated by Pakistani hatred for India."
"The killing of these highly trained foreign terrorists without the loss of a single life and valuable assets was made possible by the brave, determined and professional security personnel" he said

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Couple, air force employee among seven slain [Published The News International - 12 hours ago]
Hashim Khan’s tremendous legacy [Published Daily Times - 19 hours ago]
Pride and passion [Published The Express Tribune - 19 hours ago]
PAF official among 7 killed in violence [Published Pakistan Today - Aug 22 2014]
PAF official gunned down in Karachi [Published The News Tribe - Aug 22 2014]
Glorious era of Hashim Khan [Published Pakistan Observer - Aug 22 2014]
The Kurram Dharna: All Politics Is Regional [Published Pakistan Link - Aug 21 2014]
AIR CHIEF EXPRESSES GRIEF ON THE SAD DEMISE OF... [Published Pakistan Press International - Aug 20 2014]
August 20 marks the death anniversary of Rashid... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Aug 20 2014]
Flashback: Training day [Published The Express Tribune - Aug 20 2014]
Rashid Minhas being remembered on his Shahadat ... [Published The News International - Aug 20 2014]
48 militants killed in NWA, Bara shelling [Published The News International - Aug 20 2014]
A body that could have averted the current crisis [Published The Nation Pakistan - Aug 20 2014]
50 militants dead in KA, NWA fresh air strikes [Published Pakistan Observer - Aug 20 2014]
PSF President grieves on Hashim’s death [Published Associated Press of Pakistan - Aug 19 2014]
Air chief expresses grief on legendary Hashim K... [Published Associated Press of Pakistan - Aug 19 2014]
Kashmir main cause of tensions between India,Pa... [Published Associated Press of Pakistan - Aug 19 2014]
Zarb-e-Azb: Airstrikes kill 18 militants in Nor... [Published Dunya News - Aug 19 2014]
Datta Khel: Military jets bombard militant hide... [Published Dunya News - Aug 19 2014]
AIR CHIEF VISITS PAF BASE SAMUNGLI TO LAUD THE... [Published Pakistan Press International - Aug 18 2014]
Quetta airbase attacks carried out by Pakistani... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Aug 17 2014]
Quetta airbase attacks carried out by Pakistani... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Aug 17 2014]
Quetta airbase attacks carried out by Pakistani... [Published The Long War Journal - Aug 17 2014]
Gen. Raheel visits Samungli airbase, hails troo... [Published Pakistan Observer - Aug 17 2014]
Sharif urges security forces to stay vigilant a... [Published Oman Tribune - Aug 17 2014]
Good ally, bad enemy? [Published Kashmir Times - Aug 17 2014]
Opposition demonstrators stage protests in Isla... [Published The Upcoming - Aug 16 2014]
Terrorists on the run after Zarb-e-Azb operatio... [Published Pakistan Observer - Aug 16 2014]
Operation Zarb-e-Azb: Army chief vows to defeat... [Published The Express Tribune - Aug 16 2014]
Air chief visits PAF Base Samungli, lauds effor... [Published The News International - Aug 16 2014]
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Quetta airbase attacks carried out by Pakistani... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Aug 17 2014]
A spokesman for the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan's branch in the tribal agency of Mohmand has claimed that the group executed the recent suicide assaults on two Pakistani airbases in Quetta in conjunction with the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan. ...
Quetta airbase attacks carried out by Pakistani... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Aug 17 2014]
A spokesman for the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan's branch in the tribal agency of Mohmand has claimed that the group executed the recent suicide assaults on two Pakistani airbases in Quetta in conjunction with the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan. ...
Quetta airbase attacks carried out by Pakistani... [Published The Long War Journal - Aug 17 2014]
A spokesman for the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan's branch in the tribal agency of Mohmand has claimed that the group executed the recent suicide assaults on two Pakistani airbases in Quetta in conjunction with the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan. ...
Fedayeen-i-Islam claims suicide assaults on Pak... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Aug 15 2014]
The Fedayeen-i-Islam claimed credit for yesterday's failed suicide assaults on two Pakistani airbases in Quetta, the provincial capital of Baluchistan. The two Fedayeen-i-Islam suicide assault teams targeted Pakistani Air Force Base Samungli, which ...
Fedayeen-i-Islam claims suicide assaults on Pak... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Aug 15 2014]
The Fedayeen-i-Islam claimed credit for yesterday's failed suicide assaults on two Pakistani airbases in Quetta, the provincial capital of Baluchistan. The two Fedayeen-i-Islam suicide assault teams targeted Pakistani Air Force Base Samungli, which ...
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