News Bulletin

UN praises Pakistan for hosting afghan refugees

ISLAMABAD  (Sarzameen News)- United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has lauded Pakistan for hosting millions Afghan refugees and providing them basic necessities of life for decades. The appreciation was conveyed by a high-level delegation of UNHCR headed by UN Assistant high commissioner Volker Turks, in a meeting with Minister for States and Frontier Regions

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Air strikes kill several terrorists in Khyber Agency

KHYBER AGENCY (Sarzameen News): Military fighter jets pounded militants’ hideouts in Khyber Agency on late Wednesday night under operation Radd-ul-Fasaad, killing several terrorists in the restive tribal region bordering Afghanistan. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the bombardment was carried out in Sattar Kalay and Narai Nau area of Khyber Agency on credible intelligence regarding

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JI to hold countrywide protest against load shedding on Friday

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- The Jamaat e Islami will hold countrywide protest against load shedding on Friday (April 28) and stage sit-ins in front of the offices of power distribution companies in major cities.   The JI chief Senator Sirajul Haq will address a big public meeting at Malakand on Friday at which he would give a line

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Ehsan exposes hostile foreign agenda to destabilise Pakistan: Asif Ghafoor

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News)- Director General Inter Service Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor Wednesday said Ehsan Ullah Ehsan had exposed hostile foreign agenda and their designs to destabilise Pakistan.   In a tweet, he said, “Our youth is our strength, shall never fall pray.”   Ehsan Ullah had recently surrendered before the security forces of the country

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Italian Army Chief acknowledges Radd-ul-Fasaad

RAWALPINDI  (Sarzameen News): Italian Chief of Army Staff General Danilo Errico on Wednesday acknowledged and appreciated ongoing operation Radd-ul-Fasaad for elimination of terrorism from Pakistan and gains made so far. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), General Errico was talking to Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at General Headquarters (GHQ) in

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NEPRA reduces electricity price by Rs 4.35 per unit

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has on Wednesday announced to reduce electricity price by Rs 4.35 per unit.   According to details, NEPRA has taken this decision on the request of Central Power Purchase Agency (CPPA). The reduction has been made in respect of monthly fuel adjustment for the months of February and

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No load shedding during sehar, iftar in Ramazan: Abid

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali has said that the government is vigorously executing hydel, gas and coal projects to overcome energy shortage in the country. Talking to state-run media, he said huge coal reservoirs are available in the country especially in Thar region that will be fully

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Fire at plastic godown causes huge loss

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- A fire broke out at a plastic godown situated in Lohey Wali Pully area of Badami Bagh in Lahore on Tuesday which spread to a major portion of godown very quickly. According to details, fire brigade, rescue teams and police reached the spot and brought the fire under control after a hectic

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Pakistan demands ASF to shift Asian Squash Championship from India

LAHORE (Sarzameen News): Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) has written a letter to Asian Squash Federation (ASF) and demanded to shift Asian Squash Championship from India after it delayed to issue visas to Pakistan players. Pakistan players could not participate in the tournament due to this delay in issuance of visas. Pakistan out of Asian Squash

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Pakistan Ambassador to US meets Trump

WASHINGTON (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan Ambassador to United States, Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, has presented his credentials to the US President Donald J.Trump at White House.   The Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry was named as Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States of America in mid February and he had joined his new responsibilities in Washington last month.

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