Pakistan

Panama case a litmus test for Pakistan, says Bilawal

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Friday said, “The Panama case was a litmus test for Pakistan.” He stressed that a nation-wide pledge was required on the International Anti-Corruption Day being observed today to eliminate corruption through democratic accountability. “Like all other ills faced by our society, corruption was

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Sindh govt announces winter holidays in educational institutions

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – The Winter holidays have been announced on Friday in the educational institutes of Sindh. According to Sindh’s Education and Literacy Department (ELD), winter vacations will commence from December 22 and end on December 31. The decision has been made keeping in mind the fact that intensity of cold and fog will

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PPP to plan future strategy on four demands soon

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) five-member committee will meet soon to draw a strategy for implementation of its four demands. “The committee will meet all the political leadership of the opposition to implement the demands,” party sources said on Friday. They said the purpose of forming the committee was to devise a

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Rangers capture consignments of arms, drugs from Old Golimar

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – The rangers personnel in a raid in Old Golimar locality of Karachi on Friday recovered large quantity of arms and munitions and drugs from the house of an operative of a Lyari gang. A contingent of Rangers raided a house of a gangster, Riasat, in Old Golimar and captured large quantity

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Imran Khan signals to come out on roads again

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan on Friday said that there is no need to form a commission over the Panama papers case as the party wants the five-member bench of Supreme Court (SC) to give final verdict in the matter. Talking to media after the hearing of the case, Khan

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Several Major Generals promoted: ISPR

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The army said Friday that several Major Generals have been promoted. They include Lt Gens. Maj Gen Nadeem Raza, who is presently the Commandant Pakistan Military Academy (PMA), Maj Gen Humayun Aziz who is presently Director General Welfare and Rehabilitation (DG W&R) at GHQ, Maj Gen Naeem Ashraf who is presently

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Roadside blast injures Rangers personnel in Hyderabad

HYDERABAD (Sarzameen News) – At least one Rangers personnel sustained severe wounds in a roadside blast in Hyderabad on Friday. According to details, the bomb was planted in a bicycle which exploded when Rangers’ vehicle was passing through Tando Jam University Road. Getting information about the incident, rescue teams arrived at the scene and shifted

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Pakistan’s focus on improving economy, security: Fatemi

WASHINGTON (Sarzameen News) – Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Syed Tariq Fatemi has said that, “Pakistan had turned the page by focusing on improving economy and security in the country during the last three years.” The Special Assistant made these remarks during a meeting with the leadership of the Senate Foreign Relations

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Due to dense fog in Lahore prompts closure of Lahore airport, Karachi flight postponed

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) early Friday morning announced to close Allama Iqbal International Airport till 10 am on the back of heavy fog that descended on Lahore. Flights scheduled to land in Lahore were rerouted to Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport. A Lahore-bound private flight, set to take off from Karachi, was

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LESCO shuts down grid stations, electricity supply suspended in Lahore

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – The Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) has shut down grid stations in Lahore as dense fog gripped the city and other parts of Punjab on Friday. The power supply was suspended around 11:00pm on Thursday, plunging the whole district into darkness. In the morning, suspension of power supply affected the supply

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