News Bulletin

OGRA proposes reduction of petroleum prices expected from July 1

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Petroleum prices are expected to fall in the opening days of July as Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has sent a summary to the Ministry of Finance on Thursday. The people will happily welcome the latest development next month. OGRA sent a summary of revised prices for the petroleum products to the Ministry

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11 killed, one injured as passenger lift collapses in Murree

MURREE (Sarzameen News)- At least 11 people were killed while one sustained severe wounds as passenger lift collapsed near Banwari in Murree on Thursday. According to the details, the lift caved in due to its dilapidated condition as the locals made it without proper construction process to join two villages. Getting information about the incident,

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MPA sent on additional seven-day remand

QUETTA (Sarzameen News)- Balochistan legislator Majeed Khan Achakzai was handed over to police on Thursday on an additional seven-day remand. The MPA was arrested and remanded for five days after his vehicle killed a traffic policeman Attaullah after hitting him near Quetta s GPO Chowk earlier this week. The court has directed police to provide

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Babar Awan resigns from Senate membership

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Dr Babar Awan on Thursday tendered his resignation from Senate membership to the Chairman Raza Rabbani. In the resignation, Babar Awan said, “I strongly hope that under your (Senate chairman) leadership the Upper House of Parliament will continue to protect the rights of weaker classes, backward areas, minorities and women.” Earlier, Awan

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PM announces compensation money for victims of Parachinar twin blasts

PARACHINAR (Sarzameen News)- Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday announced compensation money for the victims of Parachinar twin blasts that claimed lives of more than 40 people. Sources told that the Premier has announced Rs1 million to each martyr of the explosions whereas the injured will be given Rs 0.5 million. “The Prime Minister has

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Fire tenders extinguish blaze at shopping mall in Karachi

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Fire tenders on Thursday extinguished the fire that erupted at a shopping mall in Karachi’s Shahrah-e-Faisal. According to details, the blaze broke out in a generator, causing smoke and suffocation in the mall. The guards of the shopping center immediately called fire brigade for help. Arriving at the scene, two fire tenders

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Key BLA activist surrenders to security forces

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News) A key activist of Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) Abdul Rasool alias Ustad along his group has surrendered to security forces. According to military media wing, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Abdul Rasool was involved in terrorist activities in Pasni, Kulanch, Dasht and Mand areas of Balochistan. The surrender took place as a result

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PM directs NDMA to prepare for any hazard during monsoon spell

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has directed National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and all provincial governments to take immediate precautionary measures in view of ongoing monsoon spell. The Prime Minister said that adequate emergency preparatory measures should be ensured throughout the country to contain any potential damage. He also directed to keep the residents

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Imran criticises PM for not visiting Quetta, Parachinar

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) chairperson Imran Khan Wednesday took a swipe at Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for neglecting terror victims of Quettaand Parachinar and allegedly giving preference to fire victims of Southern Punjab by paying a visit to them. Khan addressed the media in the federal capital and pointed out that the premier did not visit Quetta and Parachinar and inquired

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Death toll in oil tanker collision in Ahmedpur East rises to 159

AHMADPUR Sharqia (Sarzameen news News) – Death toll in the tragic Ahmedpur Sharqia incident has risen to 159 while 153 of the deceased have been laid to rest after offering their collective funeral prayers amid grief in the area. As the funerals of the victims of oil-tanker tragedy were offered, every eye in the area

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