Pakistan

Turkey releases six abducted Pakistanis after legal paper work

ISTANBUL (Sarzameen News) – As many as six Pakistani nationals who were recovered by Turkish police have been released after legal paper work. According to details, two immigrants have been handed over to Pakistani embassy in Istanbul whereas other four will contact the authorities today. Spokesman to Foreign Office Nafees Zakariya said that Turkish officials

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Panama pleas: PTI to conclude arguments as SC resumes hearing

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – A larger bench of the Supreme Court has resumed hearing a slew of petitions seeking a probe into Panama Leaks here on Tuesday. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf is expected to conclude its arguments today regarding the ownership of London flats and offshore companies. PTI supremo Imran Khan and other members of party including

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Gen Raheel’s appointment as commander of Islamic Military Alliance hangs in limbo

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk) – The appointment of former military head as commander of Islamic Military Alliance still hangs in limbo although defence minister Khawaja Asif confirmed the appointment a week ago. What stirred debate regarding the high-profile appointment is the latest interview of finance minister Ishaq Dar who stated that any decision regarding the appointment would be taken

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Babur-III: Pakistan successfully tests first submarine-launched cruise missile despite US sanctions

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan conducted its first successful test fire of submarine-launched cruise missile (SLCM) Babur-III having a range of 450 kilometers, from an undisclosed location in the Indian Ocean on Monday. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa congratulated the team behind the launch and the nation

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General Nicholson calls on army chief in GHQ

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News) – Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has convened a meeting with Commander Resolute Support Mission (RSM) in Afghanistan, General John Nicholson of United States (US) force in General Headquarters (GHQ) on Monday. Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) reported that General Bajwa discussed security issue at Torkham border with

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LHC CJ orders to include transgender persons in census

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Chief Justice of Lahore High Court, Justice Mansoor Ali Shah on Monday directed the concerned authorities to count transgender people in the national census to be held in March this year. The order was issued on a petition moved by a transgender for enforcement of his community’s basic rights including inclusion

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Panama Papers case: Stay in rostrum until court’s satisfaction, Justice Azmat tells PTI lawyer

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Justice Azmat Saeed, during Panamagate hearing, has directed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawyer Naeem Bukhari to stay in rostrum until the satisfaction of court. According to details, a five-member bench Justice Asif Saeed Khosa resumed the case hearing in which PTI lawyer presented arguments. Justice Azmat Saeed said Naeem Bokhani ‘flirts’ with

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Army courts were set up after constitutional amendment: ISPR

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News) – Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) has reported on Sunday that military courts were established under amendment in the Constitution of Pakistan and 161 criminals were sentenced to death. In a statement issued by the media cell of Pakistan Army, it has been reported that terrorism was on a rise when military courts

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PM also arrives as Murree’s magic draws tourists from everywhere

MURREE (Sarzameen News) – The snow falling from the sky has spellbound everyone. The beauty of the ‘Queen of Mountains’ has drawn people from all parts of the country, and from abroad, to enjoy the snowfall. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has also arrived at the ‘colonial summer capital’. The cotton-like fluffy snow falling from the clouds

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Initial report reveals Samia Ch died due to drug overdose

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Mystery behind the murder of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) worker solved on Sunday as the reason of her death came out to be drug overdose. The case was dismissed after the initial report of police investigation was revealed. The report says that Samia’s forensic details have determined the final cause of the

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