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ED blasts in India higher than Iraq, Afghanistan

NEW DELHI (Sarzameen News) – India had the highest number of bomb blasts in the world in the past year, according to a report of the National Bomb Data Centre (NBDC), which functions within India’s primary counter-terror force, the National Security Guard (NSG). India’s number is even higher than that of Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan.

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Pakistan to surpass Canada’s economy by 2050: PwC report

NEW YORK (Sarzameen News) – A report by management consultancy PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) forecasts that Pakistan could surpass the Canadian economy by 2050. “By 2050, emerging economies such as Mexico and Indonesia are likely to be larger than the UK and France, while Pakistan and Egypt could overtake Italy and Canada,” PWC said in a report.

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Pakistan leaves other South Asian countries behind in reducing corruption

BERLIN (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan’s ranking in the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2016 has improved, the Berlin-based corruption watchdog Transparency International (TI) declared in a report on Wednesday. Chairman TI Pakistan Advocate Sohail Muzaffar said that Pakistan CPI 2016 score has increased by 2 points from 30 to 32 out of 100. Pakistan’s rank in

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Snowy Kaghan, Shogran attract tourists from all over Pakistan

KAGHAN (Sarzameen News) – The mountains of Kaghan Valley under white blankets of snow have enhanced the beauty of place manifold. Tourists including women and children from all over Pakistan are visiting Kaghan and Shogran to enjoy snowfall and winter. Jeep safari in Shogran is also a big adventure for tourists these days and they

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Pakistan’s economy set to grow further in 2017: report

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan’s economy is all set to grow further during current year due to government’s pro-growth policies. A report carried by a section of press on Wednesday said 2017 may be the best year in the country’s 70-year-long history. The annual Gross Domestic Product may increase from 270 billion dollars to around

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All is not well between Sindh government and Rangers: analyst

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Senior analyst Kamran Khan has said that Sindh government has not extended the tenure of Rangers in the province due to which all the authorities of Rangers have been suspended. Talking in a private TV programme, the analyst said that all is not well between Sindh government and Rangers. He said

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Average TV viewer spends two hours daily watching television: Gallup

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Gallup Pakistan on Friday issued a press release in relation to Television Audience Viewership in Pakistan. According to Gallup, on average a TV viewer in Pakistan spends two hours daily watching television. This result translates into 14 hours of television viewership per week, 56 hours in a month and 672 hours

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266,412 expatriate Pakistanis deported from different countries in three years: Baligh

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Minister of State for Interior Engr. Baligh-ur-Rehman on Wednesday said that during the last three years 266,412 expatriate Pakistanis have been deported from different countries. “These Pakistanis were deported due to different reasons,” the minister said while speaking during a session of the Senate. He also said, “It is discretion of

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20 safest airlines in the world

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Last year has seen a number of air accidents that have either completely or partially destroyed the plane and have taken precious lives. A list of the 20 safest airlines was recently released by AirlineRatings.com after analyzing the record of 425 carriers around the world. To compile its list, the website

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HEC declares 79 private institutes in Punjab as ‘ghost’

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – At least 79 private universities in Punjab were found ghost with no existence on the provided addresses whereas inquiry committees have been formed to take action against four others. According to details, Federal Higher Education Commission (HEC) on Tuesday declared 100 universities, colleges and institutions as illegal and issued its list

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