News Bulletin

COAS meets Pakistan Army team

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif on Thursday met with Pakistan Army team which won Gold Medal in “Exercise Cambrian Patrol” held in UK from 14-23 October. A total of 122 teams participated in the event known as one of the toughest patrolling test for military personnel. The COAS

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Police, FC, other LEAs belong to Pakistan not to particular province: Nisar

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Thursday said Frontier Constabulary and other Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) belong to Pakistan and not to any particular province. He rejected Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), Pervez Khattak assertions and said these agencies should not be dragged into politics. Addressing

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PAT leader slams PTI’s Naeemul Haq for ‘abusing’ him

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – A chaotic situation erupted outside the Supreme Court building when Paksitan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Naeemul Haq barred Pakistan Awami Tehreek representative Khurram Nawaz Gandapur from speaking to media. Gandapur was approaching the podium occupied by Haq, but the latter reportedly pushed and shoved the PAT leader, leading to arguments and bickering between

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Imran questions attorney general’s authority in fighting PM’s case

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan on Thursday questioned the legality of attorney general’s decision in defending Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family in the Panama Papers case at Supreme Court. Talking to media outside the SC building, Khan asked who permitted the AG to contend case of a ‘corrupt

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Khursheed criticizes Imran over taking back ‘lockdown’ decision

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah on Thursday said that PTI chief Imran Khan kept claiming that he will stage a sit-in only to back his decision later. Khursheed Shah said that Imran Khan claimed that he will stage a protest against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

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NA Speaker, Deputy Speaker express grief over Karachi train collision

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, Speaker and Murtaz Javed Abbasi, Deputy Speaker, National Assembly on Thursday expressed shock and grief over the loss of precious lives in result of unfortunate train collision at Landi, Karachi. In their separate condolence messages, the Speaker and Deputy Speaker conveyed their heartfelt grief and sincere sympathies with

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Pakistan pushes for Kashmiris’ right to self-determination for peace in South Asia

UNITED NATIONS (Sarzameen News/NNI) – A top Pakistani diplomat has fervently called for a settlement of the decades-old Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan for establishing lasting peace in the region, while denouncing attempts by occupiers to conflate freedom struggles with terrorism. Speaking in a General Assembly’s committee, Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi, permanent representative of Pakistan

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PM denies holding offshore companies: children fail to submit replies in SC

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday has declared all the petitions filed over Panama Leaks issue as admissible. During the hearing, Maryram Nawaz, Hassan Nawaz and Hussain Nawaz were directed to submit their formal replies in the case till Monday. Sources told that chief of Awami Muslim League (AML) Sheikh Rasheed presented

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20 killed and 64 injured in collision between two trains in Karachi

KARACHI (Sarzameen News / AFP) – At least 20 people were killed while more than 64 sustained injuries as two trains collided with each other in Karachi’s Landhi today (Thursday). The accident occurred when the incoming “Zakria Express” from the central city of Multan rammed into the “Fareed Express”, from Lahore, as it waited at

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15 killed Fog related accidents at Sukhekhi Interchange

SUKHEKHI (Sarzameen News) – At least 15 people were killed whereas 45 others sustained severe wounds as cars rammed into each other at Sukhekhi Interchange today (Thursday). According to initial details, dense smog near Sukhekhi area dropped the visibility to zero resulting in collision between 12 cars. Getting information about the incident, rescue and police

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