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PAF investigating US raid

Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has begun inquiry into the violation of Pakistan’s airspace by the US Navy SEALs on May 2 when they landed in the garrison city of Abbottabad from helicopters

PAF Mirage jet crashes in Thal

Pakistan Air Force on Tuesday reported with regret that a Mirage fighter aircraft, while on a routine operational training mission, crashed near Thal. The pilot of the aircraft ejected safely and no

PAF officer robbed of cash, valuables

A dacoit gang snatched valuables worth Rs 4.5 million from a PAF squadron leader and his wife. Hammad Akram and his wife were going to Shorkot PAF Base from Sargodha. When they

KRL, PAF in last eight of NBP Cup

LAHORE – KRL, HBL, PIA, KPT forced their way into quarter-finals, as four more matches were decided in the 21st National Bank Football Cup at two venues of Faisalabad on Sunday.
KRL got rid of HBL 2-0, while PIA and KPT struggled to beat Police and PTV respectively in Group-C. Police went down 1-2 at the hands of PIA at Bohranwali Ground and once again winger Zafar Majeed became the hero of KPT’s 1-0 win over Pakistan Television at PMC Ground.
His goal in the final minute of

PAF down HBL in NBP Cup opener

LAHORE – PAF opened their onslaught with a 3-0 win over HBL in the opening match of the 21st NBP Football Cup on Thursday at Bohranwali Ground. HBL failed to create any impression as PAF scored thrice in the first session. PAF completely dominated the proceedings and their repeated attacks allowed them the opener in the 24th minute when midfielder Muhammad Arif Nawaz steered the ball into the net from close range. Soon after, Amir Khan gave tense moments to the bankers with the second

PAF to clash with HBL in NBP Cup opener

LAHORE – Two former national champions, Pakistan Air Force and Habib Bank Limited, will face each other in the opening match of the 21st NBP Football Cup, which will commence today at Bohranwali Ground, Faisalabad. PFF has issued the draws of the 32-match football fiesta and approved two venues for the event under the aegis of Pakistan’s Tier I PMC Athletico Club Faisalabad. Bohranwali Ground will act as the main venue, hosting 19 matches, while the PMC Ground will be utilised for the

PAF clinch National Volleyball

LAHORE – PAF reclaimed the 46th National Men’s Volleyball Championship title after two years, beating a spirited Army team in a four-set final 14-25, 25-14, 25-20, 25-18 here on Thursday at WAPDA Sports Complex, Lahore. The main contributors in PAF’s win over Army were Muhammad Ismail Khan, Binyamin and Saeed Khan, as Muhammad Wasit put in good show for Army. Meanwhile, in a classification match, Navy defeated defending champions WAPDA in straight sets to secure the third position in

PAF upset WAPDA to reach volley final

LAHORE -PAF recorded the biggest upset of the 46th National Men’s Volleyball Championship 2011 by defeating defending champions WAPDA. PAF and Army reached the final here on Wednesday.
Underdogs PAF defeated WAPDA 18-25, 25-21, 25-19, 13-25 and 15-13 in the
semi- finals. PAF spikers put forth their best to show down WAPDA.
In the second semi-final, Army thrashed Navy 25-13, 23-25, 25-18, 19-25 and 15-11 to reach the final against PAF.
The final match between PAF

PAF put on high alert

ISLAMABAD – In the wake of Thursday’s US drone attack in North Waziristan Agency on Thursday that killed 44 people, Pakistan has reportedly put its air force on alert and its fighter planes are conducting strict vigilance of the country’s airspace. The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has intensified air patrols over the country’s Tribal Areas after a US drone killed over 40 civilians, according to a BBC report. The report, quoting sources, said the purpose of putting PAF on alert was to

PAF No 5 Squadron re-equipped with F-16s

ISLAMABAD – The re-equipment ceremony of No 5 Squadron of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) was held at PAF Base, Shahbaz (Jacobabad) on Thursday. No 5 Squadron, one of the oldest squadrons of the PAF, which was previously equipped with Mirage aircraft has now been re-equipped with the newly inducted state-of-the-art F-16 C/D Block 52+ aircraft. Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani was the chief guest on the occasion. Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Rao Qamar Suleman also

PAF School Sargodha celebrates annual parents day

LAHORE – Annual Parents Day-2011 was celebrated at the PAF Public School Sargodha on Monday. In address, Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Rao Qamar Suleman, who was the chief guest on the occasion, lauded the efforts of the institution in securing excellent academic successes.
He reminded the boys that they were lucky to be part of a prestigious institution where every effort was made to equip them with the best training and grooming.
Later, the students presented an

Skiing gaining ground under PAF patronage

COMMENT – Skiing has been in Pakistan a very long time. Not considered a sport, local residents used improvised wooden skies to commute in winters in the northern snowy mountains. The Pakistan Air Force formally introduced skiing as part of the snow survival training for its aircrew. Gradually, the sport gained popularity and PAF finally decided to patronise it in the country.
Consequently, in December 1990 the formation of Ski Federation of Pakistan (SFP) was the first modest

PHF Academy face PAF in hockey decider

LAHORE – The final of the 3rd Tray Hockey Championship will be played between PHF Academy and Pakistan Air Force (PAF) on January 23 at the Faisalabad Hockey Stadium. The final will start at 2pm.
In the semi-final, Pakistan Air Force beat Punjab while PHF Academy defeated Customs.
1st Semi Final: Pakistan Air Force beat
Punjab 3-2 (Full Time) 1-1 (Half Time)
Punjab: 26th Minute Rana Asad (FG) & 48th Minute Dilber (PC).
Pakistan Air Force: 18th

PAF thrash Frontier Scouts in Caanchi & Lugari Polo Cup

LAHORE – Pakistan Air Force and Hattaf enjoyed the chilly Thursday with wins in the Caanchi & Lugari Pakistan Polo Cup here at the Lahore Polo Club. If Pakistan Air Force had an easy sailing against Frontier Scouts 8-2, Hattaf had to fight hard to beat PSS International and after going on an equal terms 6-6, they eased to win with the advantage of one-and-a-half goal handicap.
Haseeb Minhas hit four of the eight PAF scored while Tauheed Ahmad contributed two. One each came from

President’s Bodyguard, PAF advance in Toyota Cup

LAHORE – The President’s Bodyguard, Pakistan Air Force, Diamond Paints and Master Paints won their matches in the Toyota Cup Polo Tournament here Wednesday.
The matches took place on a day when the whole country was in a state of shock due to murder of Punjab Governor Salman Taseer. Last Sunday, Taseer was the chief guest at an exhibition polo match where he predicted the dominance of Pakistan Peoples Party for another term. The President’s Bodyguard proved too strong for First