News Bulletin

Mariyum Aurangzeb appointed Minister for Information, Broadcasting

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Monday appointed Marriyam Aurangzeb as State Minister for Information and Broadcasting. The vacancy was created when former Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid was removed after a probe by security agencies into the controversial story published in an English Daily. Marriyam Aurangzeb is Member

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‘Fake democracy’ is being exposed infront of world: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan on Monday has claimed that ’fake democracy’ is being exposed infront of the world. Talking to media in Bani Gala, Khan said that PTI workers will continue to participate in Islamabad ‘lockdown’ despite all the hurdles. “According to which law, the government is apprehending people

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Police fire tear gas shells at PTI’s convoy near Attock

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Police on Monday resorted to fire tear-gas shells at hundreds of PTI workers and supporters as they tried to cross the Haroonabad Bridge in a bid enter Punjab from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. A huge crowd of PTI protesters from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa led by provincial Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has also left Peshawar

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Heroic struggle by Turkish people against heinous coup attempt recorded new chapter in history: PM

ISLAMABAD (NNI) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday said that, “The heroic struggle by the Turkish people against the heinous coup attempt of 15 July has recorded a new chapter in the annals of history – illustrating again the invincibility of the power of the people.” In his message on the auspicious occasion of

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PTI issues directives for workers in view of potential crackdown

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan on Monday issued directives to the party workers headed to Bani Gala to attend the November 2 protest in view of imminent crackdown by security forces on the protesters. The PTI issued press release with directives to avoid any arrests or use of force by

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Arif Alvi & Imran Ismail arrested from Islamabad

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders Arif Alvi and Imran Ismail were arrested on Monday while they were going to Bani Gala—the residence of Imran Khan. Talking to workers earlier, the duo said they have brought food for the protesters who are staying at Bani Gala to attend Islamabad Lockdown on November 2.

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IHC tells PTI to stage sit-in at ‘Parade Ground’ only in capital

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday told Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) to hold its planned mass protest at Islamabad’s Parade Ground only and that too without freezing normal activities in the capital. Dissatisfied with the verdict, PTI said it would challenge the decision at the Supreme Court. Designating a place for

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PTI to approach court against Section-144 in Punjab

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Leader of the Opposition in Punjab Assembly Mian Mehmood-ur-Rasheed has said that his party will change the imposition of Section 144 in the province in the court of law. Rasheed, speaking in a press conference on Sunday, said that they will take legal action if the government seals Lahore with containers

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No record of who leaked ‘false story’ of high-level meeting: Nisar

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Sunday said that there is a consensus between the civilian and military leadership that whoever leaked the ‘false story’ of a high-level meeting should be exposed. Briefing the media about Pervaiz Rashid’s suspension as information minister, Nisar said that on the basis of initial

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CPEC to continue despite govt ouster: Parvez Elahi

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan Muslim League (PML) senior central leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Ch Parvez Elahi has said that threat is to N-League government and not to CPEC project. He said this while talking to a representative delegation of traders at his residence here Sunday. He said that this project is not between

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