Pakistan

Temperature to drop further across country in coming days

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Widespread cold spell continues to persist across the country with the temperature to drop in the coming days. Cold wave has gripped various cities including Quetta, Kalat, Balochistan where the temperature has dropped below freezing point. People have made their way towards Murree, Kaghan, Skardu, Chitral, Galyat and other mountainous areas

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Section 144 imposed in Gadani ship-breaking yard amid mounting mishaps

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – The authorities on Tuesday imposed section 144 in Gadani ship-breaking yard after which work has been halted there for at least 15 days. The step was taken by the government after an out-of-order liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier ignited at shipbreaking yard causing loss of five lives. The bodies of deceased

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Demise of Rafsanjani loss for both Iran, Pakistan: Fatemi

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Syed Tariq Fatemi has said that the sad demise of Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani was not only a loss of Iran, but also of the Government and people of Pakistan who revered him as a true friend and well wisher of

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All attempts by PTI at defaming 3rd time elected PM will fail miserably: Marriyum

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb has said all attempts by PTI at defaming the third time elected Prime Minister of Pakistan will fail miserably. Talking to media outside Supreme Court on Tuesday, she said, “Nawaz Sharif has always opted for the politics of principles and service of

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Sheikh Rashid seeks PM disqualification under Article-62, 63

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Awami Muslim League (AML) Chief Sheikh Rashid Tuesday demanded the Supreme Court of Pakistan to summon Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to testify before the bench in Panamagate scandal case. Talking to media before the hearing of landmark corruption case, he said the lawmakers who were disqualified by the court under charges

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Rehman Malik’s report reveals ‘money trail’ source, PTI lawyer tells SC

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday resumed hearing of Panama Papers case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s family. A five-member bench headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa conducted the hearing in which, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawyer Naeem Bukhari told the court that former Interior minister Rehman Malik’s report reveals ‘money trail’ source

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Daniyal Aziz accused of abusing, torturing GCC worker

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – A worker of Gun and Country Club on Tuesday submitted an application for registration of an FIR against MNA Daniyal Aziz, accusing him of physical assault, harassment and torture at workplace. In his application to IG Islamabad and SHO Aabpara Police Station, Yasir Javaid, Manager Administration and Finance in the Gun

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SC to hear Tayyaba torture case tomorrow

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) will hear Tayyaba torture case on Wednesday. The pictures of the 10-year old housemaid Tayyaba went viral on social media with internet users claiming that the maid works at additional session judge Khurram Ali Khan’s house, was severely tortured by the family of the judge. Tayyaba,

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Road networks essential to overall socio-economic development: PM

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Tuesday said that road networks are essential to the overall socio-economic development of the country and provide access to far flung areas of the country thereby creating huge economic potential for trade and commerce. According to an official statement, the Prime Minister was talking to Secretary Communications

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Military courts’ extension: NA parliamentary parties’ to meet today

Govt has called parliamentary parties’ meeting to discuss the issue of military courts’ extension. ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – A meeting of parliamentary parties  in the National Assembly will be held today (Tuesday) in Islamabad to discuss the issue of military courts’ extension. The meeting of the parliamentary parties  in the National Assembly will be presided

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