Pakistan

Junaid Jamshed’s body identified, says DC Islamabad

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Singer-turned preacher Junaid jasmhed’s body has been identified, Deputy Commissioner Islamabad Mushtaq Ahmad said on Monday. According to the deputy commissioner Islamabad, the body was identified after a face x-ray and using dental history. Junaid Jamshed along with his wife was killed when Islamabad-bound PIA PK-661 flight crashed near Havelian while

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PIA Chairman Azam Saigol resigns

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Chairman Azam Saigol has tendered his resignation on ‘personal grounds’, aviation sources told Geo News Monday. Saigol forwarded his resignation to the PIA board of governors citing personal reasons in it, said aviation sources. A PIA spokesman and the Aviation Division have confirmed the development. The resignation

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Mob of 1,000 people attacks Ahmadi place of worship in Chakwal, community claims 1 dead

CHAKWAL (Monitoring Desk) – A violent mob of 1,000 people participating in an Eid Miladun Nabi procession on Monday tried to besiege and attack an Ahmadi worship place in Chakwal. The charged attackers were reportedly looking for Ahmadis to harm them. Those present at the place of worship locked the building from inside and refused to

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Nisar slams Indian threats of breaking Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Federal Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has expressed that the India’s dream of breaking Pakistan into pieces would never succeed. He let it be known that the BJP government’s design to disintegrate Pakistan is just a fool’s dream. Chaudhry Nisar professed that those who are raising voices for Muslim-Hindu

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Terrorists and their facilitators would be terminated at any cost, vows COAS

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News) – Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Corps Headquarters Peshawar where he was briefed about the situation in KP, Malakand Division and FATA, reveals ISPR. Army Chief vowed on the occasion that the terrorists and their facilitators would be terminated at any cost. General Qamar Javed Bajwa expressed his

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Royal Omani ships arrive for joint naval drills with Pakistan Navy

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk) – Two Royal Omani Naval Ships arrived here today to conduct a bilateral naval exercise known as “Thamar Al Tayyab” with Pakistan Navy. Senior officials of Pakistan Navy welcomed the visiting ships ‘RNOV AL SADH’ and ‘RNOV AL BUSHRA’. According to Navy officials, the exercise which comprises harbour and sea phases is a regular

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Bodies of Junaid Jamshed’s wife, Captain Salah Janjua handed over to relatives

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk) – Bodies of famous religious scholar Junaid Jamshed’s wife Nahya Junaid and Captain Salah Janjua who died in PK-661 crash have been handed over to relatives today (Monday). According to details, captain Salah Janjua’s corpse was identified by his sister however, his funeral prayer would be offered at 3:00pm in Rawalpindi’s Race

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PM Nawaz participates in National Seerat-un-Nabi (SAW) Conference in Lahore

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has urged the religious scholars to play their role for elimination of root causes of extremism from the society. He was addressing the National Seerat Conference in Lahore today. The title of the moot is ‘Interfaith Harmony in the Light of Islamic Teachings and Life of Holy

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PIA flight cancelled at Heathrow airport due to computer issues

Heathrow (Web Desk) – A PIA flight scheduled to take off from Heathrow Airport in London was cancelled earlier today, reportedly due to issues in the plane’s computer. Sources close to the matter said that it cannot be fixed. On Sunday, another PIA flight in Multan had a close shave with an accident, when one

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Major reshuffle in army top brass

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Army on Sunday announced major reshuffle in high ranking officers. According to an ISPR release, Lt Gen Bilal Akbar has been appointed Chief of General Staff. Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar presently DG ISI has been appointed President NDU. Lt Gen Nazir Butt presently President NDU has been appointed Corps Commander Peshawar

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