News Bulletin

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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CPEC to make Pakistan attractive hub for investment: PM

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says the government will leave no stone unturned to make Pakistan a secure, peaceful and attractive market for investors. This he said in a message to the Conference of International Cotton Advisory Committee, in Islamabad on Monday. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar read out the message of the

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Indian firing kills 4 civilians

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk) – Indian latest unprovoked firing on Monday martyred four civilians, the army said. “Indian targeting of civil population by unprovoked firing on LOC continues,” an army statement said. The statement said four civilians embraced shahadat at LOC in Nakial sector while 6 civilians were seriously injured. “Pakistan army troops are effectively targeting

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COAS attends golden jubilee celebrations of FWO

RAWALPINDI (Monitoring Desk) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Monday attended the golden jubilee celebrations of Frontier Works Organisation (FWO) at Thalian near Islamabad Toll Plaza on motorway. The FWO has played central role in spearheading army’s contribution in all nation building efforts. He said that over the years, FWO has

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Four-point charter of demands should be met: Bilawal

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party, Bilawal Bhutto has said that we need to address societal issues and strengthen our democratic and judicial system. PPP leader revealed this while addressing a press conference and cleared out that we would have to bring changes in economic system. He also stressed that democracy was not

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