Tag: War

US to deploy tanks in Afghan war

KABUL: The United States is sending battle tanks to Afghanistan next month for the first time in the drawn-out war against Taliban-led insurgents, the US military and NATO-led forces said on Friday.
A company of 14 M1A1 Abrams tanks and about 115 Marines is set to deploy in Helmand province in Afghanistan's southwest, long a Taliban stronghold, an official with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.
The 68-ton tanks will give Afghan and US-led

Prince William flies to Afghanistan as Britain remembers war dead

LONDON: Prince William flew into Afghanistan on Sunday for a surprise visit to honour Britain's war dead, as the Queen led the nation in remembrance here in central London.
The Prince attended a Remembrance Sunday service earlier in the morning at Camp Bastion, Helmand province, and laid a wreath before flying home. Back in London, Queen Elizabeth II led the nation in a two-minute silence at 1100 GMT to remember the fallen, and laid a wreath at the Cenotaph memorial.

WAR proposes new medico-legal services for effective litigation

LAHORE: Medico-legal reforms are integral for effective litigation process for rape victims, War Against Rape (WAR) Director Sarah Zaman said on Thursday.
Addressing a workshop and presentation on medico-legal services in Karachi and Lahore, Zaman made some suggestions to improve their performances. In 2009, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) estimated that around 60 percent of crimes against women translated into rape, while non-governmental organisation Sahil's data

‘Lakh War Sadke’: Introspecting into the human

Provoking array of works by 5 artists opens up questions on 'what it is to be human'
Delicious, scrumptious, appetizing yet leaving you for more, one might think that this article is about some gourmet item but these are the only things one feels after viewing Lakh War Sadke at the Alhamra Art Gallery.
A group exhibit consisting of works by really talented and thought-provoking young artists, showcasing a total of 51 works by five artists - Sarah Ahmed, Amra Khan, Ahsan

Nation united in war against terror: President Zardari

The nation is united in the war against terrorism, President Asif Ali Zardari said on Friday.
Talking to Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah, Provincial Home Minister Dr Zulfiqar Mirza and Interior Minister Rehman Malik at Bilawal House, Zardari said the terrorists had been totally disoriented after losing this war.
He also reviewed the initial report of the recent explosion at the shrine of Abdullah shah Ghazi.
During the presentation of the report, the