News Bulletin

Honor for Lahore to host PSL event: Shahbaz

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif on Wednesday said that it is an honor for Lahore to host Pakistan Super League (PSL) final. He expressed these views while chairing a high-level meeting to review law and order situation and security plan for PSL final in Lahore due on March 5. During the

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COAS for enhanced Pak-Turkey military cooperation

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday emphasized the need to further enhance the existing military to military cooperation between the brotherly Armed Forces of Pakistan and Turkey. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the Army Chief was talking to Turkish Chief of General Staff (CGS), General

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ECO leaders push for enhanced economic cooperation at Pakistan’s summit

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Leaders of a regional grouping on Wednesday underscored the need for enhanced cooperation in various fields including energy, highways and tourism. The Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) concluded with the adoption of the Islamabad Declaration and the ECO Vision 2025 which highlighted the group’s “pragmatic and tangible organizational targets.” The ECO groups

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Angry cricket fans protest PSL ticket shortage

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – There were scenes of anger and protest in Lahore on Wednesday where thousands of cricket fans swarmed outside branches of the Bank of Punjab to buy Pakistan Super League final tickets. The mega cricket event will be held on March 5 amid tight security. When the available tickets, ranging between Rs.500

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Quetta Gladiators beat Peshawar Zalmi by 1 run to reach final of PSL 2017

SHARJAH (Sarzameen News) – Quetta Gladiators won nail-biting encounter against Peshawar Zalmi by one run in the first playoff of the Pakistan Super League 2017 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Tuesday. Sent into bat first, Shahzad scored 71 off 38 with the help of 4 sixes and 7 fours in partnership with Kevin Pietersen,

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6.0 magnitude quake jolts parts of Punjab, KP, Azad Kashmir

MANSEHRA (Sarzameen News) – Quake jolted parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan, Azad Kashmir and Punjab on Tuesday however, no casualties or damage to installations was reported. Mansehra, Islamabad, Sialkot, Gujranwala, Chilas, Peshawar and Swat among other cities felt trimmers in the evening today. Initial reports suggest that the magnitude was 6.0 on Richter scale and the

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Govt revises POL prices for next fortnight

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The government has revised the prices of petroleum products for the next fortnight. According to new prices, pert liter prices of petrol will be increased from 71.29 rupees to 73 rupees, diesel oil 80.48 to 82, Kerosene oil 43.25 to 44, and light diesel oil from 43.34 to 44 rupees. Announcing the

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Pak-Russia military cooperation positive for regional security: COAS

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News) – Chief of army staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday said that enhanced Pakistan-Russia military to military cooperation will have positive impact on regional security According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the Army Chief was talking to Russian ambassador to Pakistan, Alexey Yurevich Dedov at General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi.

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Military courts to be revived for two years as parliamentary leaders except PPP reach consensus

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk) – After a series of fruitless meetings, parliamentary leaders on Tuesday agreed to extend the tenure of military courts for another two years with PPP disagreeing with the decision. The decision came as stalwarts from multiple political parties held repeated discussions in the purview of string of terror attacks across the country. Initially,

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Gamechanger CPEC to transform lives of billions, says PM Nawaz

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday reiterated that the multi-billion dollars China-Pakistan Economic Corridor was a game changer for the entire region. The premiere expressed these views as he met Executive Vice Foreign Minister of China Mr. Yesui Zhang at PM house. After a rousing welcome to Executive Vice Foreign Minister, the

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