Pakistan

No peace in south Asia without resolving Kashmir dispute: Asif

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif says fulfillment of development and welfare agenda is top priority of the government. In an interview, he said Pakistan Stock Exchange has emerged as 6th top performing market and entire world is acknowledging economic progress of Pakistan. Khawaja Asif said approximately half population

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89th birth anniversary of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto today

The 89th birth anniversary of former PM Zulfikar Ali Bhutto is being observed today. LAHORE (Monitoring Desk) – The 89th birth anniversary of former Prime Minister and founder of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Zulfikar Ali Bhutto in being observed today (Thursday) throughout the country. The programmes of 89th birth anniversary of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto will

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Panama Leaks case: PM’s legal team submits written reply to SC’s queries

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif’s legal team on Thursday has submitted written reply to court’s questions that were asked in Wednesday’s hearing. According to details, information about Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif’s public offices and businesses has also been submitted in the court. Lawyer told the court that Nawaz Sharif had

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Police inspector among three shot dead in Karachi

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – At least three people including a police official were killed in separate incidents of violence in the city, police said on Thursday. Iqbal Mehmood, a sub-inspector of police was killed near Lal flats on Rashid Minhas road. Another police official and a civilian also sustained injuries in the incident. “Iqbal was

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Imran admitted levelling allegations without evidence: Marriyum

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb Wednesday said PTI Chairman Imran Khan had admitted before the court that his job was just to level allegations without having any evidence. Talking to media persons here, she alleged that the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief had staged a sit-in and

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Asad, Zubair exchange words over steel mills privatization

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Asad Umar and his brother Zubair Umar, Privatisation Commission Chairman, exchanged harsh words over the privatisation of Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM). Asad said that PSM could not be leased out when the lease infrastructure was kept secret. Government member Qaiser Sheikh also expressed disagreement on the privatisation decision.

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Willingness of foreign investors proof of successful policies: PM

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif chaired an important session in relevance to the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) on Wednesday. “International investors are taking keen interest to invest in Pakistan”, the prime minister said while chairing a high level meeting during a briefing on the progress made in the recently held 6th meeting

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Lahore protest, shelling causes traffic gridlock

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Commuters in Lahore were stuck in a massive traffic gridlock on Wednesday after police barricaded roads to prevent a rally from a religious party and resorted to teargas shells to disperse protestors. Hundreds of supporters of a religious party gathered in Gulberg area of Lahore to mark Tahuffaz-e-Namoos-e-Risalat on the sixth

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SC hints at tracing any misuse of public office by Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – While conducting fresh hearing of the Panama Papers case, a five-member larger bench of the Supreme Court has asked key questions from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s lawyer on Wednesday. The apex court asked the defense lawyer to tell exact date regarding Nawaz Sharif’s appointment as the minister of finance, his selection

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Where are the evidences that Khan claimed to have, ask PML-N leaders

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) lashed out at PakistanTehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Wednesday after the hearing of Panama Papers case. While speaking to media, Talal Chaudhry said that PTI is making up new stories in the court. “The year is new, bench is new but PTI’s accusations are old. After PM Nawaz, PTI

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