Pakistan

LHC to hear plea seeking CM Shehbaz’s disqualification on Wednesday

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Lahore High Court (LHC) has set date to hear plea seeking disqualification of Chief Minister (CM) of Punjab, Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday. Justice Ayesha A Malik is to hear the plea on December 14 at 09:00am. The plea was filed by Lahore president of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Ijaz Chaudhry challenging CM of

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Pak Navy establishes special task force to protect Gwadar Port

GWADAR (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Navy on Tuesday established a special task force called TF-88 for the protection of Gwadar Port. A special ceremony was held in Gwadar where Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Lt. General Zubair Hayat was the chief guest on the occasion. The heads of the three armed forces Chief of Army

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Imran Khan announces to end boycott of parliament sessions

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has announced on Tuesday to end boycott of the parliament and attend sessions starting from Wednesday. Khan chaired a meeting of the parliamentary committee and decided to end the boycott. The announcement was made in the media talk afterwards during which Khan said that Prime Minister

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Pakistan to attain self reliance under CPEC in different fields: Sartaj

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor project carries enormous economic potential not only for Pakistan but for different regions including the gulf. He was addressing the inaugural ceremony of three-day conference on ‘China Pakistan Economic Corridor and the Region Integration in Islamabad on Tuesday. The

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Major Uqbah Malik first Pakistani instructor at Royal Military College

LAHORE (Web Desk) – An officer of Pakistan army has become an instructor at the Royal Military College at Sandhurst, to help train its cadets to fight militants. Major Uqbah Malik – a graduate of the college – has become the first instructor from Pakistan in Sandhurst’s 300-year history. He graduated from Sandhurst in 2007 alongside

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Left with no other option but to hit streets: Bilawal

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Tuesday invited all the political parties to take to streets along with PPP to press Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s government to accept his four demands. Addressing a press conference at Bilawal House, the PPP chairman said, “We are left with no other

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Asghar Baig ‘central character’ in Baldia factory fire, reveals suspect

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – The under custody target killer Yousaf alias Gadha Gari on Tuesday claimed that sector incharge Asghar Baig was ‘central character’ in Baldia factory fire that left over 250 workers dead and numerous wounded. According to details, the suspect revealed that sector incharge’s brother Ashraf Baig who was a manager in the

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Seven die due to fog-related accidents in Punjab

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – At least seven people were killed and several injured in various accidents due to fog in several cities of Punjab. Three people were killed when a motorcycle clashed with a donkey cart in Burewala while two dead in another accident in Gujrawala’s Ratta Jheel area. The deceased Shaukat and Umair were

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World Bank halts processes started by India, Pakistan under Indus Waters Treaty

Sarzameen – The World Bank Group has announced that it is pausing the separate processes initiated by India and Pakistan under the Indus Waters Treaty to allow the two countries to consider alternative ways to resolve their disagreements. The announcement temporarily halts the appointment of a Neutral Expert, as requested by India, and the Chairman

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PM Nawaz to visit Pishin today

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will arrive in Pishin, Balochistan on a one day visit today (Tuesday). The Prime Minister will hold meeting with different delegations of tribal elder and also address the tribal elders at the Pishin Rest House. All arrangements have been finalized ahead of Prime Minister’s visit. Welcome banners

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