News Bulletin

Bomb making factory busted in Peshawar, two alleged terrorists killed

PESHAWAR (Sarzameen News)- In a joint operation conducted by police and army personnel, a bomb making factory was busted in Peshawar on Friday. Speaking to media, Peshawar CCPO Tahir Khan said two alleged terrorists were killed and five law enforcement personnel were injured during exchange of fire as the security forces raided a flour mill

Read More

Police kill 3 terrorists, including ring leader in Peshawar

PESHAWAR  (Sarzameen News)- Three terrorists including their ring leader were killed in a clash with police in Chamkani area of Peshawar on Saturday. According to police sources, the terrorists had taken shelter in a building to conduct subversive activities in the area. The police encircled the building and asked the terrorists to surrender. But they

Read More

Etihad Airways increases Middle East, North Africa capacity

ISLAMABAD  (Sarzameen News)- Etihad Airways is increasing capacity between its Abu Dhabi hub and key markets of Amman, Beirut, Cairo, Casablancaand Rabat to cater to the peak June – September travel period, while additional services to Dammam will be year-round. Extra flights and the deployment of bigger aircraft in the Middle East and North Africa

Read More

New group involved in Karachi policemen killing, claims CTD

KARACHI  (Sarzameen News)- Incharge of Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) Raja Umar on Saturday warned of surge in sectarian target killing after recent incident of shooting that took lives of as many as four police officers in Karachi. The officer said that the suspects, who were wearing helmet, attacked policemen in SITE area and also threw

Read More

13 killed, 14 injured after powerful explosion outside IG office in Quetta

QUETTA Explosion Outside IG Office At least 13 people including six policemen lost their lives while 14 others sustained wounds in a powerful explosion outside Inspector General (IG) office in Quetta on Friday, confirmed Deputy Commissioner. According to the details, the blast took place inside a car that was parked near the office. The injured

Read More

Separate category for transgenders added to the Pakistani passport

ISLAMABAD  (Sarzameen News)- TransAction Alliance Pakistan announced on Friday that the Government of Pakistan is now issuing the Pakistani passport to the transgender community in a separate category. Along with ‘female’ and ‘male,’ another option ‘X’ is now available in the ‘sex’ category of the Pakistani passport. The president of TransAction Alliance, Farzana Jan, is

Read More

Ruet-e-Hilal Committee to meet in Peshawar for Shawwal moon sighting

KARACHI  (Sarzameen News)- Chairman of Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Mufti Munib-ur-Rehman has announced that the team will sight Shawwal moon 1438 Hijri in Peshawar this year. According to the details, the meeting will be held on June 25 at Aiwan-e-Auqaf Eidgah, Charsada Road in Peshawar. Mufti Munib-ur-Rehman has also invited people from across the country to

Read More

Qatar rejects claim of supporting Syrian ‘terror group’

DOHA  (Sarzameen News)- Foreign Minister of Qatar Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani has said that his country never supported Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, the Syrian group formerly known as al-Nusra Front, or any other “terrorist group.” In an interview, he said, “Qatar had always abided by international laws and played a key role in the

Read More

NEPRA says load shedding won’t be eliminated in 2018

ISLAMABAD  (Sarzameen News)- National Electrical Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has warned the government that load shedding won t be eliminated in 2018 and people will have to wait till 2019 for the complete elimination of load shedding. According to NEPRA s State of Industry Report 2016, in the upcoming year of 2018, the menace of

Read More

Alleged terrorists who facilitated prisoners’ escape from Central Jail identified

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- As many as four alleged terrorists who assisted prisoners’ escape from Karachi’s Central Jail have been identified on Thursday. Sources told that workers of banned outfit Hafiz Qasim and Sarmad along with two others facilitated Sheikh Muhammad alias Firon and Ahmad Khan alias Munna to run from the jail. The security officials

Read More