Pakistan

ECP dismisses disqualification pleas against Nawaz, Imran

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday dismissed separate petitions seeking ineligibility of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan. Petitioner Manzoor Bhatti, in his petition, asked how PM Sharif can travel to London for medical treatment when the nation cannot afford it in its own

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Edhi foundation in crisis as donations go down

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – After the death of legendary social worker Abdul Sattar Edhi, the donations of his Edhi Foundation have gone down. According to media reports, Faisal Edhi, the son of Abdul Sattar Edhi, said in an event that the foundation is going through tough time since the death of his father and having

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Two MQM-P meetings disrupted by MQM-L workers

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Two important meetings of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) Pakistan were sabotaged on Monday by workers of MQM-London causing chaos in two different areas of Karachi. An organizational meeting of MQM-P was in progress at Kashmir Lawn, Gulistan-e-Jauhar where operatives of MQM-London stormed into and rampaged about. The workers of MQM-London raised

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Senator Mushahid praises Navy for protecting Pakistan’s maritime security

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Chairman of the Senate Defence Committee, Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed on Monday acclaimed the role of Pakistan Navy which successfully detected and chased out an Indian nuclear powered submarine while it was trying to enter Pakistan’s territorial waters in the Arabian Sea. Talking to media, Senator Mushahid informed that he also

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Outgoing COAS pays farewell call on President, PM

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – President Mamnoon Hussain on Monday eulogized the professionalism and preparedness of Pakistan Army and said that, “The defence of the country is in safe and capable hands.” The President said this while talking to the outgoing Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif who paid a farewell call on him at

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Bilawal meets Paris Hilton

DUBAI (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari recently met American socialite Paris Hilton in Dubai. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari shared a picture of himself with the 35-year-old US celebrity on his Instagram account. “Had the pleasure of meeting the lovely Paris Hilton,” stated Bilawal in his post. Paris Whitney Hilton is

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General Zubair to take charge of CJCSC today

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk) – General Zubair Mehmood Hayat will take the charge of Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) from the outgoing General Rashad Mehmood at the JS Headquarters here on Monday (today). Elevated from the Chief of General Staff (CGS) from three-star to four-star General, Zubair Hayat would bring with him rich experience

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Polling underway for NA-258 Karachi by-election

KARACHI (Web Desk) – Polling process is underway for NA-258 Karachi (Malir) by-election, the Election Commission of Pakistan said on Monday. The Polling started at 8 am and will continue till 5 pm without any formal interval. The provincial and federal government has announced a public holiday for all offices located in the constituency. The

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11 new ministers inducted in Punjab cabinet

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Punjab cabinet was expanded after three and a half years as 11 ministers, three advisors and two special assistants will take oath of office today (Monday). Governor Punjab, Malik Muhammad Rafiq Rajwana would administer oath from them at the Governor s House. Those who will take oath as ministers included, Jahangir Khanzada,

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Gen Raheel inaugurates a hospital in hometown

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News) – Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Sunday visited his native town of Kunjah and inaugurated the newly-built Shabbir Sharif Hospital. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), notables of the area were present on the occasion. The COAS visited different sections of the hospital alongside adviser to Chief

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