News Bulletin

12000 policemen with suspicious record serving Sindh, inquiry committee informs SC

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Over 12000 policemen are serving in Sindh Police with suspicious record. This was informed to Supreme Court’s (SC) Karachi Registry on Wednesday in a report compiled by inquiry committee headed by Additional IG Rana Sanaullah Abbasi in case pertaining to taking action against officials with criminal record. The report was compiled after

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Several cities face petrol shortage amid oil tanker owners’ strike

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- The strike by All Pakistan Oil Tankers Owners Association (APOTOA) entered third day on Wednesday, creating dearth of fuel in various cities of Sindh and Balochistan. Oil tankers association has been observing strike since Monday against the fresh tax levied by motorway police and the tightened check of the regulators. In Karachi,

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Zafar Hijazi’s remand extended till Saturday

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Former chairman of Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) Zafar Hijazi was handed over to Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Wednesday for three more days on physical remand. According to details, the former SECP chief was produced by FIA before Senior Civil Judge at end of his four-day remand in record

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Arif Nawaz takes charge as Punjab IG

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Captain (R) Arif Nawaz on Wednesday took charge as the new Punjab Inspector General in a ceremony held in IG office Lahore. Smartly turned-out personnel of the police force presented guard of honour to Punjab IG whose appointement was being delayed for quite a long time. Speaking on the occasion, Arif Nawaz

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Won’t let oil tankers body blackmail govt: OGRA

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Talks between All Pakistan Oil Tankers Association (APOTA) and Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) have failed on Tuesday with leader of the association asserting that strike would continue until demands are met. While addressing a press conference, APOTA Chief said that the strike would continue and as the government has not

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COAS meets Lahore blast victims

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday visited General Hospital in Lahore at inquired about the health of those injured in the tragic Ferozepur Road blast. He was also briefed at the Corps Headquarters on Old Sabzi Mandi blast and current security situation in the provincial capital. Police

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Complete shutdown in IOK against arrest of Hurriyat leaders

SRINAGAR (Sarzameen News)- A complete shutdown was observed in occupied Kashmir (IoK) on Tuesday to protest against the arrest of Hurriyat leaders by Indian authorities. Call for the shutdown was given by the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik to register protest and condemn the revengeful, arbitrary

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Imran did not have any source of income besides cricket, lawyer tells SC

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan’s ineligibility case was heard by the Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday in which Imran’s counsel Naeem Bukhari said his client did not have any source of income besides professional cricket, and submitted income tax returns as well. Naeem Bukhari added that Imran also earned money through

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Pervez Musharraf admits being ‘friends’ with Shahbaz, Nisar

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Former President Pervez Musharraf has admitted that he is friends with Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan. Talking to a private news channel, Musharraf criticised the ruling party of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) saying, “The Sharif family established properties in 1988 while collected money later in

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SC instructs Jang Group to submit complete reply in contempt case

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Hearing the false reporting case against Jang and Geo group at Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday, Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan said the court was intentionally defamed. Hearing contempt of court case against Jang group for publishing incorrect report regarding the fourth and final report submitted by the Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT)

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