Pakistan

Death toll in Dera Ismail Khan blast reaches three

DERA ISMAIL KHAN (Sarzameen News) – The death toll in Dera Ismail Khan blast has reached three as another victim succumbed to injuries today (Monday). Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate in PK-99 Sardar Ikramullah Gandapur embraced martyrdom while several injured as a blast hit his election rally in Dera Ismail Khan’s Kulachi area on Sunday. The

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LHC reserves verdict on Sheikh Rashid’s petition challenging postponement of NA-60 polls

RAWALPINDI (Web Desk) – Lahore High Court’s (LHC) Rawalpindi bench on Monday reserved verdict on the petition of Awami Muslim League (AML) leader Sheikh Rashid’s petition challenging the decision of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to postpone elections in NA-60 constituency. His counsel advocate Abdur Razzaq submitted the petition in the court. The plea maintained

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Election campaign to end at midnight tonight

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The election campaign by various political parties and independent candidates for the July 25 general elections across the country at midnight tonight (Monday). All political parties and independent candidates will wind up their election campaign at 12:00midnight. Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued a notification in this regard. According to

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Interior ministry approves issuance of red warrant against Ishaq Dar

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Interior Ministry on Saturday approved the issuance of red warrants against former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar. The red warrant is an international notice sent to the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) seeking the arrest and extradition of an individual. The sanction came following the recommendation of National Accountability Bureau (NAB). Federal Investigation Agency

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Fawad Hassan Fawad’s physical remand extended by 14 days

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- The accountability court on Saturday extended the physical remand of Fawad Hassan Fawad, the former principal secretary to ousted premier Nawaz Sharif, by 14 days in Rs14 billion Ashiana Housing Scheme scam. The senior bureaucrat was produced before the court after his previous two week remand ended. The judge while approving the request

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PML-N leaders, family members meet Nawaz, Maryam in Adiala Jail

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News)- Leaders of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and members of Sharif family on Thursday held first meeting with ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz in Adiala Jail after their arrest. A total of 15 people including Pervez Rasheed, Ayaz Sadiq, PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif and Hamza Shahbaz met the former PM

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Pakistan’s tallest woman, Zainab Bibi passes away

FAISALABAD (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan’s tallest woman, Zainab Bibi, passed away on Thursday. According to media reports, Zainab was recently admitted to Allied Hospital, Faisalabad. She was 46 years old. Zainab was 7 feet 2 inches and in 2003 was declared the world’s tallest woman, earning her a place in the Guinness Book of World Records. Suffering

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Adiala jail’s head warden replaced over embracing Nawaz Sharif

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News)- The head warden of Adiala jail in Rawalpindi was replaced after video of him embracing convicted former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif came into notice. The warden was deployed on duty at the barrack of Nawaz Sharif and was greatly fond of the PML-N Quaid for life. No one is allowed to access the

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WASA imposes rain emergency in parts of country

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Amid continued rain spell of monsoon, Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) on Wednesday issued rain warning in parts of country includign Peshawar, Kohat and Rawalpindi. According to Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), rain-thundershower with gusty winds is expected at scattered places in Malakand, Hazara, Mardan, Peshawar, Kohat, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Faisalabad divisions,

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LHC terms LDA’s action to retrieve petrol pumps in Lahore illegal

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)– The Lahore High Court (LHC) has reprimanded the officials of Lahore Development Authority (LDA) for sealing the 12 petrol pumps in Lahore despite the court orders. Justice Jawad Hassan Jawad while hearing a case against LDA’a action of retrieving the filling station on Tuesday night during an operation termed the move contempt

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