News Bulletin

PIA steward involved in smuggling set free after meager fine

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) steward Muhammad Shoaib, who was caught red-handed while smuggling, has been set free by the inquiry committee after being fined only Rs20,000. A case was lodged against Shaoib in 2014 when he was caught smuggling 41 valuable cellular phones and GBP 5,000. The inquiry committee had recommended a meagre fine

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Anti-dengue measures in Peshawar paying off

PESHAWAR (Sarzameen News)- The anti-dengue measures in Peshawar are paying off as entomologists of University of Peshawar (UoP) have presented a report to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government in which it has been stated that dengue mosquitos have started to reduce in the city. The experts conducted surveys in the areas of Sufaid Dheri and Pishtakhara, and found out a significant amount of decrease

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Dr Farooq Sattar complains of pressure on members to sway loyalties

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan chief Dr Farooq Sattar has warned the federal government on Sunday to have the elected members of the political party resign from National Assembly, Senate and provincial assemblies in case its elected members are continued to be pressurized to sway loyalties. Dr Sattar addressed a press conference in Sindh metropolis

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PML-N ready to sign charter of economy with opposition parties: Dr Miftah

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Economic Affairs Dr Miftah Ismail has said the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is much better as compared to past due to the PML-N government economic prudent policies. Talking to state-run Pakistan Television, he said PML-N is ready to sign Charter of Economy with opposition parties

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Eight Ansarul Sharia Pakistan militants killed in Karachi ‘encounter’

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- At least eight suspected terrorists said to be affiliated with Ansarul Sharia Pakistan (ASP) were killed after a fierce shootout with the Rangers and Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) personnel in Baldia Town of the metropolis on Saturday night, said police Sunday. Police officials said the paramilitary troops and CTD personnel jointly carried out a targeted raid in

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Nawaz concerned over social media activists’ disappearance, harassment

LONDON (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President and ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif has on Saturday expressed concern on forced disappearance and harassment of social media activists. He was talking to media in London. “It is constitutional liability of government to respect and provide security to ensure freedom of speech. The forcible oppression of opposing political narratives

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Third case of child birth outside Punjab govt hospital reported in a week

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- It seems that inefficiency of doctors at Punjab government hospitals has continued to persist as another woman gave birth to a child outside Tehsil Headquarters Hospital (THQ) in an ambulance in Tandlianwala Saturday. According to details, 35-year-old Shazia was first asked for the blood sample fee and then she was referred to Faisalabad without checkup. The woman gave

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Skipper Sarfraz turns down bookie’s offer, reports to ACU

ABU Dhabi (Web Desk) – Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed has reportedly turned down the offer made to him by a bookmaker during the second one-day international (ODI) against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi, and immediately reported to Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) anti-corruption unit (ACU). Dunya News sports journalist confirmed the news and revealed that the

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Sh Rasheed says Shehbaz Sharif, Nisar and Saad Rafique to abandon Nawaz Sharif

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News)- Famous for his political predicitions, Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed made yet another prophecy and said that Nawaz Sharif will soon be abandoned by his close associates including brother Shehbaz Sharif, Khawaja Saad Rafique and Chaudhary Nisar. Addressing the people outside Laal Haveli, the leader of Awami Muslim League that the opposition parties took a stand

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Accountability court indicts Nawaz Sharif in Flagship Investment reference

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- After getting charged in Azizia Steel Mills and Avenfield properties references, ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif has also been indicted by accountability court in Flagship Investment Limited reference Friday. During the proceedings headed by Justice Mohammad Bashir, the court declared ex-prime minister’s sons Hussain Nawaz and Hassan Nawaz as absconders in a reference regarding

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