News Bulletin

Pervez Khattak commends SC’s order in Panama Leaks case

PESHAWAR (Sarzameen News) – Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Pervez Khattak has congratulated workers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) over Supreme Court’s (SC) forthcoming hearing on November 3 of Panama Leaks case. In a statement, Khattak hailed the decision of party chief, Imran Khan of not protesting against the government on November 2 but celebrating

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Inna Lillahi wa inna ilaihi raji’un: Tahir-ul-Qadri

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk) – Chairman Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri has expressed that he feel as if everything has vanished. He also commented “Inna Lillahi wa inna ilaihi raji un” and was of the opinion that the nation would remember this matter for a long time. Talking to a private television channel Tuesday, Tahir-ul-Qadri

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10 killed, over 50 injured in explosions at Gadani ship-breaking yard

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – At least ten workers have been killed and more than 50 injured in a series of explosions triggered by a blaze at the Gadani ship-breaking yard in the southwestern province of Balochistan, about 50 kilometres northwest of Karachi. Some 200 others are reportedly trapped inside the yard, with the fire still

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Nisar welcomes PTI’s withdrawal of ‘Islamabad lockdown’ call

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Interior Minister, Chaudhry Nisar on Tuesday has welcomed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) withdrawal of ‘lockdown’ call, a protest that was scheduled on November 2. Addressing a press conference in Islamabad, Nisar said that he respected what Imran Khan, Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) maintained today over protest on November 2. Nisar thanked

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Qadri seeks Imran’s assurance for peaceful protests

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) leader Zaeem Qadri has sought Imran Khan’s assurance for not disrupting capital city’s routine life in any prospective protest. Addressing a press conference here, he said the PM had already announced to form commission to probe Panama Papers revelations. The Punjab government spokesperson said Supreme Court decision

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PTI to observe ‘Thanksgiving Day’ not ‘lockdown’ on November 2

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Tuesday announced to observe a ‘Thanksgiving Day’ in the federal capital on November 2 instead of a planned protest and sit-in. The abrupt decision came after the Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan on Tuesday began hearing a case into the ‘Panama Papers’ leaks and

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Govt, opposition ordered to file ToRs on Panama probe commission

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Supreme Court (SC) has directed the government and other parties to present their Terms of References (TORs) for formation of commission on Panama Papers on the next hearing. During the hearing of petitions on Panama Papers in Islamabad on Tuesday, the government and Pakistan Tehreek-e Insaf expressed their consent for

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PTI’s Andleeb Abbas, Allama Iqbal’s grandson released after brief detention

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) -The police on Tuesday released Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Andleeb Abbas and Allama Iqbal’s grandson Waleed Iqbal, who were apprehended at Korangi Road, after brief detention. According to sources, police fired tear gas shells and rubber bullets at Andleeb Abbas and other PTI workers as they tried to cross barricades while marching

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Call to end firing, tension along LOC

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk) – The Pakistan-India Peoples’ Forum for Peace and Democracy (PIPFPD), a civil society organisation that has been working for peace and understanding between the two South Asian neighbours since 1994, is deeply concerned over the escalation of cross border firing across the Line of Control in Jammu & Kashmir. Quite a few

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PM condoles departed souls of Gaddani ship incident

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss of valuable lives in explosions occurred during work on oil tanker in the Gaddani ship breaking yard on Tuesday. The PM prayed for eternal peace of the departed souls and grant of courage to the bereaved families to

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