News Bulletin

ECO summit to focus on regional connectivity, says Sartaj Aziz

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan said Saturday that a regional summit it will host on March 1 will decide on ways and means to augment cooperation in the areas of connectivity, trade, energy, tourism, investment, industry, economic growth, productivity, social welfare and environment. Most of the member states have confirmed participation at Heads of State

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Indian forces kill Pakistani woman who accidentally crossed border

MUSAFFARABAD (Sarzameen News) – A 52-year-old Pakistani woman was shot dead by India’s Border Security Forces (BSF) after accidentally crossed border at Bajwat Sector on Friday, Dunya News reported. According to sources, 52-year-old Rashida Bibi, who belonged to Bajwat area and was mentally handicapped, entered India mistakenly and was gunned down by the Indian forces.

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NCA closed for a week, two suspects detained in PU hostel raid

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Educational institutions have started to close due to security concerns as National College of Arts (NCA) has announced a week’s holidays on Saturday. As per details, one girls’ and two boys’ hostels have been evacuated. The principal of NCA also verified that police had come to check the security conditions of

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PSL 2017: Islamabad United beat Quetta Gladiators by 1 run

DUBAI (Sarzameen News) – Islamabad United defeated Quetta Gladiators by 1 run in a match that turned out to be a nail-biting contest in the depth overs of the second innings. Apparently the Galdiators were making their way to a convincing win however the last two overs took the match away from them. Sami bowled exceptionally

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Gas leakage behind Lahore DHA explosion, confirms Rana Sanaullah

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah on Friday said that the explosion in a crowded market in Lahore was caused by gas leakage. Addressing a press conference, the Law Minister said that samples collected from the blast site by forensic experts did not contain traces of explosives. “Forensic department took six samples

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Radd-ul-Fasaad: 100 suspects including a suicide bomber held, 6 terrorists killed

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Suicide bomber among 100 suspects have been held on Friday while six terrorists killed in counter-terror raids across the country under Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad of Pakistan Army. Counter-terrorism Department gunned down six terrorists belonging to Lashkar-e-Jhangvi over an encounter in Muzaffargarh’s Pati Sultan Mehmood. Operative of the banned outfit, Yasin alias Imran was

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CJP takes notice of women trafficking in twin cities

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday took notice of women trafficking in Rawalpindi and Islamabad. The notice was taken on a news story published in a section of media under caption “Women trafficking in twin cities goes on unchecked” and a column “Sub Gongay Kun Ho Gay”

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Pakistan Army conducts strikes across Afghan border, kills Lahore attack mastermind

RAWALPINDI (Monitoring Desk) –  Pakistan Army on Thursday conducted targeted strikes across the Afghan border killing two high-profile terrorists affiliated with Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, according to security sources. Those killed included Wajihullah alias Ahrar, who was sponsored by Indian intelligence agency R&AW for terrorist activities in Pakistan, security sources said. He was mastermind of recent suicide attack in Lahore

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COAS lays wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Siachin. Laid wreath at Yadgar -e – Shuhada of Gyari. He said we owe our independence to sacrifices of our Shuhada. Nothing is nobler than laying one’s life in defence of the motherland. While talking to troops at Goma and Gilgit, COAS

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Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad decided in PM House: Nawaz Sharif

ANKARA (Sarzameen News) – While condemning the blast in Lahore, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif expressed great grief. He held an exclusive media talk in this regard. Nawaz Sharif told that the nation’s determination against terrorism has further strengthened. “Will not rest till eradication of terrorism”, he said. He further stated that the decision to launch Operation

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