Pakistan

Nisar lauds Rangers’ role in establishing peace in Punjab

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan says the government will provide all possible assistance to the law enforcement agencies (LEAs) to meet the challenges in a befitting manner.   Talking to newly appointed Director General Rangers Punjab Major General Azhar Naveed Hayat Khan in Islamabad on Tuesday, he appreciated Rangers’ role in

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Raheel Sharif allotted 868-kanal land in Lahore

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Former Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif, has been allotted 868 kanals and 10 marlas of land (about 90 acres) in Lahore. Government documents reveal that the land was allotted on Lahore’s Bedian Road. The total value of the allotted land is estimated at around Rs1.35 billion. According to the Fard

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Maryam Nawaz refutes allegation of being beneficial owner of London flats

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz on Tuesday has submitted a reply in Supreme Court (SC) and refuted the allegation of being beneficial owner of London flats. According to details, Maryam Nawaz said that she had already denied the documents over which the claimants are accusing her. She said her lawyer

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Imran levels new allegations against PML-N government

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Tuesday accused the government of providing Rs480 billion to those who raised funds for Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) during General Elections. While talking to media outside Supreme Court (SC), Khan said that the government has filed a case in Election Commission to fool the

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Country treading on path of progress: Marriyum

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb on Tuesday said that the country is treading on the path of progress and prosperity which is becoming indigestible for the people who rely on politics of allegations. Talking to media outside Supreme Court in Islamabad, she said after the successful visit

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PTI, PML-N leaders bash each other in media talk outside SC

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders on Tuesday bashed each other outside Supreme Court (SC) on the occasion of Panama Leaks hearing. Talking to media, PML-N leader Daniyal Aziz said that there was nothing new in Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) lawyer’s arguments. He said that opposition has come to know

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Kashmir core issue between Pakistan, India: FO

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria has said that Kashmir is the core issue between Pakistan and India and it should be resolved in a peaceful way through dialogue. In an interview, he said Pakistan is sincere in resolving this issue but India has not responded positively to its offer for composite

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Govt initiates revolutionary programmes to empower youth: CM

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif has said that the government has initiated several revolutionary programmes to empower youth. He expressed these views during a meeting with Advisor to the Turkish Prime Minister Kamil Kolabas in Lahore. Matters of mutual interests and cooperation in various sectors including skill development were discussed in

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Pakistan conducts successful flight test of Ababeel ballistic missile

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan has conducted successful test flight of Surface to Surface Ballistic Missile Ababeel on Tuesday that has a range of 2,200 kilometres (Km). Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) and Chief

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Report filed in SC states Tayyaba was tortured, starved

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Report filed in the Supreme Court (SC) confirms that minor girl named Tayyaba who served as maid at Additional Sessions Judge, Raja Khurram’s residence was tortured and starved.   Police have filed a report in the SC in which neighbours of the additional sessions judge have asserted that the underage maid was

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