Pakistan

Presence of terrorists groups in Afghanistan challenges regional stability

NEW YORK (Sarzameen News) – At the UN, Pakistan raised concern over presence of large number of terrorist and extremist groups in the ungoverned areas of Afghanistan terming it as a “continuing challenge to the long-term stability of Afghanistan and its neighbours.” Speaking in the Security Council debate on Afghanistan, Pakistan’s Acting Permanent Representative said that

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Inferior minister must keep his fantasies to himself: Bilawal

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto on Tuesday responded to Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan’s criticism on his accent. Bilawal took to twitter and wrote that he is not the one who is wearing a wig. While calling Nisar as ‘inferior minister’, he advised him to keep his fantasies to

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Khursheed Shah asks govt to make Abbottabad Commission report public

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah on Tuesday called for Abbottabad Commission report to be made public, a day after Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal who headed the inquiry commission to probe US raid in Pakistan that killed al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Ladin made the similar demand. The attack by

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PM Office denies Musharraf’s statement about PM Sharif

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Prime Minister House has categorically denied the comments made by General, retired, Pervaiz Musharraf regarding differences between the prime minister and himself. In a statement today, the Spokesperson of PM Office termed the statement as utterly baseless, malicious, untrue and concocted. In an interview, General, retired, Musharraf was stated that the

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PM arrives in Bosnia Herzegovina

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has arrived in Bosnia and Herzegovina on a three-day official visit at the invitation of the Chairman of the Council of Ministers Dr Denis Zvidvic. The Prime Minister is accompanied by Begum Kalsoom Nawaz and Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs Syed Tariq Fatemi. Apart from delegation-level talks,

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PPP talks about curbing corruption like BJP campaigning rights of Muslims: Nisar

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Minister for Interior, Chaudry Nisar Ali Khan on Tuesday said when Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) talks about curbing corruption it is like Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) of India campaigning for rights of the Muslims. “He screams over Panama Leaks, even though his mother has also been named in papers. Please take

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Imran Khan condemns placing of regulatory authorities under ministries

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Tuesday condemned what he called the government’s ‘arbitrary and absurd decision’ of placing the independent Regulatory Authorities under the very ministries they are meant to regulate and ensure they perform within the law and the ambit of their legally-prescribed bounds. Khan stated that, “Nawaz

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Bilawal reminds Nisar of PPP’s four demands

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Chairperson Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Tuesday insisted upon Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan to focus on his four demands without any delay. In a tweet, Bilawal asked the minister to ‘keep his fantasies to himself and fulfill his party’s four demands.” The PPP chairperson also mocked

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82 patients of ‘mystery disease’ admitted at Karachi hospitals

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – At least 82 patients of a yet un-diagnosed disease were admitted at hospitals in Karachi on Tuesday as the mystery health disorder has reached to epidemic proportions in the city’s Malir area. The heallth department and experts have failed to diagnose the disease yet, which is being termed by some as

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OGRA, NEPRA among five regulators placed under command of ministries

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) and National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) are among five regulators which have been placed under command of ministries by the federal government. The Cabinet Division on Tuesday issued notification regarding these amendments after formal approval of premier. Through the said notification, National Electric

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