News Bulletin

Court upholds Ayyan’s arrest warrant, directs to present her on July 23

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Customs court in Rawalpindi on Wednesday dismissed a petition seeking cancellation of model girl Ayyan Ali’s arrest warrant and directed to present her on July 23. Banking court judge Raja Ghazanfar conducted hearing due to the absence of Justice Sheraz Kiyani during which it was informed that Ayyan Ali didn’t come to

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JIT rejects Captain Safdar’s application to change hearing date

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- The Joint Investigation Team (JIT), that is probing the Panama Papers case against the Sharif family, Wednesday rejected Captain (R) Safdar’s application of changing the date of his hearing. According to sources, Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law had submitted an application before the JIT to change the hearing date as he

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Heavy rains, gusty winds claim lives of nine people in Punjab

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- The recent spell of heavy rains and storms has devastated several parts of Punjab as at least nine people have been killed while dozens of the people have sustained severe wounds. According to details, three laborers lost their lives when roof of a dilapidated house caved in at Lahore’s Raiwind Road whereas

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Erosion of stock values, political situation dictate investors’ mood

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Onslaught from bears dictated the market and the Pakistan Stock Exchnage (PSX) 100-index again fell by 1000 points during the session today (Wednesday), where in a month period overall decline was as much as 8400 points. The market during the opening session showed some resilience and gained almost 350 points, but selling

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Four factories sealed over producing unhygienic beverages in Nankana Sahib

NANKANA SAHIB (Sarzameen News)- A special team formed by health ministry sealed as many as four mini factories of famous brand for producing substandard beverages in Nankana Sahib. On the directives of Deputy Commissioner Saira Umar, CEO health Dr Iftekhar Ahmed and District Officer Dr Shakeel Ahmed, the team launched crackdown in different localities in

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Gavi praises Pakistan’s vaccines and immunization programmes

GENEVA  (Sarzameen News)- Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) has advised developed nations to follow Pakistan in improving their system of immunity injections and vaccination. Gavi’s board meeting was held in Switzerland’s Geneva city. Among the 78 countries, Pakistan came out the only country entitled to receive the financial aid and has been obtaining

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US to provide additional Rs 19bln to create economic opportunities in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD  (Sarzameen News)- The United States is providing an additional Rs 19 billion to create economic opportunities and pursue economic and political reforms that promote prosperity in Pakistan. The additional funds will be obligated for development in Pakistan through an amendment to the Pakistan Enhanced Partnership Agreement signed recently by the U.S. Agency for International

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Pakistan hosts 2nd largest refugee population in the world

NEW YORK  (Web Desk )- A UN report shows that there are 65.3 million refugees around the world who have displaced from their homes because of war, poverty, economic conditions and natural disastors. According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Pakistan ranks second amongst the countries to host the highest number of

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PM Nawaz performs Umrah with family

JEDDAH  (Sarzameen News)- Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is on a private visit to Saudi Arabia along with his family members, has performed Umrah. Upon his arrival at Masjed-e-Nabvi, he was received by a number of officials of the General Presidency and Special Force for Security of the Holy Mosque. The Prime Minister performed Umrah

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Gwadar airport to remain closed for a month

GWADAR  (Sarzameen News)- The authorities have decided to close Gwadar International Airport for one month in order to expand its runway. According to the civil aviation sources, the runway of Gwadar Airport will remain shut from July 1 to July 30, and the flight operation will stay suspended. Furthermore, no decision has been taken regarding

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