News Bulletin

Army Chief Bajwa meets Dubai rulers

DUBAI (Sarzameen News) – Vice President and Prime Minster of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Shaikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum received today General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of the Army Staff of the Pakistan Army, and his accompanying delegation. According to a press statement issued by media office of Dubai ruler, Deputy

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Widows of judges to get 50 to 75 pc increased pension as NA body passes 25th Amendment

ISLAMABAD (APP) – The National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Law and Justice Monday passed the 25th Amendment in the Constitution to increase the entitlement of pension of widows of judges. Chaudhry Mahmood Bashir Virk chaired the committee member and approved the bill with an amendment proposed in the fifth seclude of the Constitution regarding an increase

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PSL 2017 final match to be played in Lahore

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Government of Punjab has permitted Pakistan Cricket Board to hold final match of Pakistan Super League 2017 on March 5 in the provincial capital. The decision of the government has come in during a conundrum after the odds of Lahore hosting the final match ebbed following a suicide blast on February

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ATC orders to place Farooq Sattar, other’s names on ECL

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Monday ordered to place names of Mutahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Farooq Sattar, Amir Liaquat and Khalid Maqbool on Exit Control List (ECL) in a case pertaining to attack on media houses and provocative speeches by the party’s London-based chief Altaf Hussain. The accused were declared

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Prices of petroleum products likely to increase

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The government is likely to increase the prices of petroleum products by two to three rupees per liter from March 1, 2017. The government officials are cautiously working on the issue of petroleum product prices for the last two months. The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) is expected to finalise

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Karachi Kings win by 6 wickets to reach playoffs; Qalandars eliminated

DUBAI (Sarzameen News) – Karachi Kings defeated Islamabad United by 6 wickets here on Sunday at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, ensuring their place in the playoffs of Pakistan Super League 2017. Chris Gayle scored quick-fire 44 runs off 17 balls —striking back-to-back three sixes — but soon got out to Saeed Ajmal. However, Babar Azam

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Two arrested Pakistani suspects of Uri attack declared ‘innocent’

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Indian intelligence agencies on Sunday declared the Pakistani suspects of Uri attack as ‘innocent.’ The two boys, Faisal Aiwan and Ahsan Khursheed, were arrested in suspicion of the attack on Indian army base in Uri on September 18, 2016 that killed 19 soldiers. Indian media reports that both the boys have

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Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad continues successfully across Pakistan

CHARSADDA (Sarzameen News) – Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad continued successfully across Pakistan on Sunday with full strength as dozens of terrorists were captured as well as killed in the operations. According to details, Pakistan Army, Rangers and police are effectively taking action against the terrorists in different cities. Eighty one suspects were arrested during search operations in

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Indian firing injures 4 women: Army

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan army said on Sunday that two girls and two women were injured by “Indian unprovoked firing on civilian house” along the Line of Control. An army statement said Indian forces fired in Khui Ratta area along the LoC. “Two girls and two women got injured, evacuated by Army troops to

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Terrorist incidents significantly reduced due to effective security measures by govt: Nisar

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Federal Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan on Saturday said that media has the most crucial role to play in disseminating the credible information keeping in view the national interest. Talking to media in Islamabad, he said incidents of terrorism have significantly declined due to effective security measures taken by the

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