News Bulletin

SC summons secretary petroleum, power ministry secretary, Chairman FBR on Friday

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- The Supreme Court on Thursday has summoned secretary petroleum, power ministry secretary, Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Friday over the issue of gradual raise in petroleum prices. Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar heard the case of petroleum products high prices and extra taxes in the Supreme Court Karachi

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PM assures transfer of power according to democratic norms

KARACHI (APP)- Caretaker Prime Minister Justice (Retd) Nasir-ul-Mulk on Wednesday said the upcoming general election would prove to be a milestone in the country’s history. The formation of new government and transfer of power according to democratic norms would be ensured and every required step was being taken for the purpose, he said while talking

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Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf tenders resignation from his post

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Attorney General of Pakistan Ashtar Ausaf has stepped down from his post on Wednesday. It has been learnt that Ausaf forwarded his resignation to the president. It is an honour for me to have served Pakistan as attorney general, he said. Ausaf was appointed attorney general of Pakistan on March 29, 2016. The

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4 terrorists killed in CTD operation in Quetta

QUETTA (Sarzameen News)- As many as four terrorists were killed while seven security personnel and one woman sustained severe wounds in Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) operation in Quetta’s Dasht on Wednesday. According to details, the officers launched a raid in Tera Mill area on a tip off during which, the militants opened fire and also used

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PTI workers’ protest in Bani Gala over award of tickets continues on third day

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Irate activists of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) continued to protest the distribution of party tickets outside chairman Imran Khan’s Banigala residence for third day (Wednesday). Dozens of workers from various constituencies have gathered outside Khan’s residence, demanding party tickets for their groups. Activists from Multan’s NA-154 constituency are demanding not to allot

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Imran Khan challenges rejection of NA-53 nomination papers in appellate tribunal

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Wednesday challenged the rejection of his nomination papers from Islamabad’s NA-53 constituency in appellate tribunal. A petition submitted in the tribunal has adopted stance that the returning officer (RO) rejected the nomination papers against law therefore; the verdict should be annulled. The plea went on to

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ECP to make all details of election candidates public

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday decided to make public all the details of the candidates contesting in upcoming general elections 2018. According to the commission, the details of twenty one thousand candidates will be available on ECP website so that the nation can better decide to whom they want to vote.

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ECP constitutes appellate tribunal as scrutiny process ends

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday constituted appellate tribunal to hear appeals against decision announced by returning officers (ROs). The appellate tribunal comprises 21 judges from across country whereas appeals against decision ROs’ decision can be lodged from June-20 to June-22. Appellate tribunal will hear and dispose of the appeals

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Imran Khan’s nomination papers cleared for NA-131, NA-243

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- The nomination papers of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan were cleared by the returning officer (RO) for Lahore’s NA-131 constituency and Karachi’s NA-243 but faced rejection for Islamabad’s NA-53. Abdul Wahab Baluch, a candidate of the Justice and Democratic Party (JDP) headed by former chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry, has challenged the

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Khawaja Haris takes back decision to withdraw from Nawaz’s NAB cases

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s lawyer, Khawaja Haris on Tuesday moved an application in an accountability court requesting it to quash his earlier application through which he sought to recuse himself from representing the erstwhile premier in three corruption references. Judge Muhammad Bashir granted the lawyer’s request to take back his earlier decision

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