Pakistan

Govt raised Kashmir issue at every Fora in effective manner: NA Speaker

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Speaker National Assembly, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said, “The present government has raised the Kashmir issue at every fora in an effective manner.” Talking to newsmen in Lahore on Sunday evening, he said, “There is no more grave challenge than the terrorism, against which a war is being fought bravely.” To

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Govt not setting up inquiry on news against army but hush-up committee: Parvez Elahi

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Muslim League (PML) senior central leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Ch Parvez Elahi on Sunday said that, “On news against the army, the government is not setting up inquiry but hush-up committee.” Addressing a press conference along with MNA Tariq Bashir Cheema at his residence, he described it as

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Capt Safdar files ToR in Supreme Court

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) –  Retired Capt Mohammad Safdar, son-in-law of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, submitted to the Supreme Court on Friday a one-page terms of reference (ToR) suggesting that the proposed commission on the Panama Papers leaks be allowed to examine information relating to transfer from Pakistan of funds originating from corruption, commission and kickbacks

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KP govt’s decision to move court over CPEC issue unrealistic: Ahsan Iqbal

(Web Desk) – Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal on Sunday said the decision of Khyber Pakthunkwa government to take the issue of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to court was unrealistic as it would create difficulties for the province. Foreign investment could not be attracted through courts rather such an action would have

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Farooq Sattar and eight others declared ‘proclaimed offenders’

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk) – An Anti-terrorism court on Sunday declared Muttahida Qaumi Movement founder, Pakistan chapter chief Farooq Sattar and eight other party members ‘proclaimed offenders’. An ATC in a case related to terrorism declared 11 MQM leaders including founder Altaf Hussain and convener Sattar ‘proclaimed offenders’ upon failure to appear before court. The court

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Morale of Pakistan Army soldiers is high, says Asif

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News) – Federal Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Sunday said that the morale of Pakistan Army soldiers deployed at Working Boundary is high and the enemy forces are getting befitting responses. He made the statement on his social media website Twitter. Asif tweeted that he visited Working Boundary in Sialkot. He added

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Terrorists, policeman killed in Swabi operation

SWABI (Sarzameen News) – Two terrorists and a policeman were killed in a police operation in Swabi on Sunday. DIG Mardan Ejaz Ali Khan said that terrorists attacked a police van at Miani area of Swabi as the law enforcers were carrying out a patrol, resulting in the death of a police officer. A police

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Qadri says Panamagate issue being ‘died down’

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chairman Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri believes that the Panama Leaks issue is becoming secondary in nature, with leaders not willing to pursue it. Qadri, in his statement on Sunday, said that he sees the Panamagate Case being “laid to rest”. He also said that the counsels of Prime Minister

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Mature people proved they won’t allow anyone to ruin Pakistan’s destiny: CM Shehbaz

ISLAMABAD ((Sarzameen News) – Speaker of National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq on Sunday called on Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif in Lahore to discuss matters of mutual interest, overall situation in the country and other important issues. On the occasion, the Chief Minister said that the mature public has proved by its actions that they

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Death toll rises to 26 in Gaddani ship-breaking blast

QUETTA (Sarzameen News) – The death toll from an explosion and fire at a Pakistan ship-breaking yard last week has risen to 26, officials said Sunday. More than 50 others were wounded in the incident when a gas cylinder exploded and started a fire inside an oil tanker at the Gadani yard in the southwestern

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