Pakistan

Govt paying attention to prepare students to meet modern age challenges: Ahsan

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal on Monday said, “The government is paying attention on the capacity building of students, to prepare them for the challenges of modern age.” Addressing the inaugural session of the International Conference and Exhibition Expo in Lahore, the Minister said that, “The government has

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Minister urges media to ensure neutral coverage of SC proceedings

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) –  Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Maryam Aurangzeb has expressed the confidence that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will get a clean chit in Panama Papers case. Talking to newsmen outside Supreme Court in Islamabad on Monday, she said, “The prime Minister does not own any off Shore Company but he

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COAS confirms death sentences to another 9 hardcore terrorists

RAWALPINDI (ISPR)  –  Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif on Monday confirmed death sentences awarded to another 9 hardcore terrorists, the military said. An army statement said the convicts were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism including, killing of innocent civilians, slaughtering of levies officials and attacking Armed Forces personnel. These terrorist

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Maryam is completely dependent on PM’s, says Imran

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan said on Monday that his reply in the Supreme Court would show that Maryam Nawaz is the dependent of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. On Monday in the Panama Leaks case, the Prime Minister’s children Maryam Nawaz, Hassan Nawaz and Hussain Nawaz submitted their replies in

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Protests in Karachi against raids, arrests

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Protesting against the recent raids and arrests by law-enforcement agencies, enraged demonstrators staged a sit-in and blocked the traffic in Karachi area of Malir. The workers of a religious party staged a protest sit-in at National Highway in Malir-15 late yesterday night following raids and arrests. Following the blockage of National

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PM’s children submit replies in SC

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – In compliance with the Supreme Court’s order in Panama Papers case, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s children Maryam, Hassan and Hussain Nawaz submitted their written replies in the apex court on Monday. On Thursday, a five-member larger bench headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali had given the premier’s children a “last

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COAS visits Exercise Area around Kharian, Gujranwala

KHARIAN/GUJRAWALA (ISPR) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif on Monday visited the Exercise Area around Kharian/Gujranwala and witnessed troops engaged in the ongoing Army Field Exercise. The Army Chief was briefed in detail about objectives and conduct of the exercise from newly inducted hitech net enabled virtual war room, the Inter-Services Public

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Skipping Panama case hearing, NAB chairman leaves for China

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Qamar Zaman Chaudhary ‘unexpectedly’ left for China and missed the crucial hearing of the Panama Papers case at the apex court on Monday. Chaudhary was supposed to appear before the Supreme Court in a case pertaining to Panama Papers. Sources informed that two other members of

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MQM leaders declared most wanted in several cases

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk) – On the basis of an earlier report filed by the police, the court has declared several MQM leaders as most wanted. According to details, the court ordered several MQM leaders including party’s founder, Amir Khan and Farooq Sattar have been ordered to attend the court proceedings on Nov 21 in any case.

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Rangers reject ‘propaganda’ on social media

KARACHI, November 06 (NNI): Pakistan Rangers (Sindh) on Sunday said the pictures being circulated on social media, claiming law enforcement agencies personnel desecrated sacred places, are evading truth. “The purpose of such photos is tantamount to putting hurdle in the way of operation. Sanctity of mosques, imambargahs and seminaries is ensured during search operations carried

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