Pakistan

Gulalai gets eight days to file rejoinder in disqualification reference

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday put off hearing of a reference seeking disqualification of estranged Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNA Ayesha Gulalai until Oct 4,  after her counsel sought time to submit a rejoinder to the party’s reply. Headed by Chief Election Commissioner retired Justice Sardar Muhammad Raza a bench of the ECP was

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Conspiracies being hatched against country, constitution: Khurshid Shah

KANDHKOT (Sarzameen News)- Opposition leader Khurshid Shah has said on Tuesday that conspiracies are being hatched against the country and constitution. While talking to media, he warned that the country will face serious challenges if the politicians did not take the present situation seriously. Shah termed Musharraf a ‘coward’ and alleged that he is conspiring against Pakistan while

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Official protocol given to disgraced, disqualified PM is shameful: Imran

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Following former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s short appearance before the accountability court on Tuesday, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan took to twitter and bashed the ousted premier over the official protocol that he received. In a tweet message, Imran Khan said, “The official protocol given to a disgraced, disqualified PM, also accused of tax evasion, forgery,

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China says air force drills with Pakistan deter terrorists

BEIJING (Sarzameen News)- The air forces of China and Pakistan have deterred terrorist forces with joint training exercises in northwest China, a senior military officer of China said. The drills maintain national security and protect people of the two countries, Zhan Houshun, air force commander of the Western Theater Command, said at the close of the exercises,China.org.cn reported on Tuesday. “Shaheen VI” began on September

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Nawaz Sharif will appear before accountability court tomorrow: Asif Kirmani

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Asif Kirmani told media on Monday that former Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif will appear before Accountability Court in Islamabad on Tuesday. While talking to media, he said PML-N has always held the courts in high esteem. Kirmani told that the former Prime Minister will also address a news conference tomorrow. Denying rumors

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Imran gets 14 days to respond in Shahbaz defamation suit

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- A local court on Monday directed the counsel for PakistanTehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan to respond to Rs10 billion defamation suit of Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif. Shahbaz sued the PTI chairman for Rs10 billion damages for accusing him of offering bribe to stay silent over the Panama Papers allegations against the Sharif family. During

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PTI, MQM joining forces to remove me: Khursheed

SUKKUR (Sarzameen News)- Leader of the opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah on Monday lashed out at Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) for joining forces with Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) to oust him. Speaking at a press conference, he said efforts are underway to remove him as the leader of the opposition in the lower house. “Both the

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India doing terrorism in Pakistan, other countries: Nafees Zakaria

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Foreign Office Spokesman Nafees Zakraia said that India is involved in terrorist activities in Pakistan and other countries. In an interview, he said India is also using Afghanistan’s soil for terrorist activities against Pakistan. The spokesperson said statements from spokesperson of Jamaat-ul-Ahrar Ehsan-Ullah Ehsan, former US Secretary Defence Chuck Hagel, RSS activist Swami Aseemanand, former chief of Maharashtra Police and Indian Ministers

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Pakistan movement activist Fatima Sughra passes away

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Renowned Pakistan Movement activist Fatima Sughra passed away at the age of 86 in Lahore. Fatima Sughra replaced the British flag with the Muslim League flag at the Punjab CivilSecretariat Building in Lahore during the struggle for independence in 1947. Sughra was reward the Pride of Performance Award and Lifetime Achievement Award for her services for Pakistan. She is survived by two

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Dr. Asim Hussain undergoes successful surgery

LONDON (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Dr. Asim Hussain is recovering after undergoing a successful back surgery in London. According to details, he underwent a successful spinal surgery and is being admitted in Harley Street Clinic’s intensive care unit. Dr. Asim Hussain, speaking to media after his operation, said that his return to Pakistan is much more important

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