Pakistan

Convinced Raheel Sharif to deploy soldiers inside country: Nisar

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has on Saturday said that he convinced Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif to deploy soldiers within the country. He said that Raheel Sharif thought the soldiers were needed on the borders but was later convinced that it was important to fight terrorism inside

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Orange Line over education, Imran questions priorities

LAHORE, (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Tehreek-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan addressed the convocation of National University of Modern Languages (NUML) in Lahore in which he questioned priorities of the ruling government. Imran Khan passed criticism on the rulers by saying that our leaders have not invested on the nation, at one end there are mega projects

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CPEC would bring revolution in Pakistan: Mamnoon Hussain

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – President Mamnoon Hussain on Saturday said that completion of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor will enhance Pakistan s stature among comity of nations. He was addressing the passing-out parade of cadets at Marine Academy in Karachi. He said that Pakistan s sea and water routes are generating new economic opportunities not only for the

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Promise end of load shedding by 2017: Punjab CM

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif said on Saturday that the road to progress will continue in the leadership of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. While bashing the political opponents, Punjab CM stated that protesters aim to obstruct the progress of Pakistan. He went on to claim that he never takes a

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PM inaugurates Greater Iqbal Park in Lahore

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif inaugurated the Greater Iqbal Park in Lahore this evening. The park, besides providing entertainment to the citizens, will also become a new landmark of Pakistan’s culture. Along with renovation of the Minar-i-Pakistan, the project features expansion of the Iqbal Park by including it in the stretch of

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Pakistan summons Indian Deputy HC, condemns targeting of school van

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Director General (SA & SAARC), Dr. Mohammad Faisal, summoned the Indian Deputy High Commissioner, Mr. J.P. Singh on Friday and strongly condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations and targeting of a school van, by the Indian forces on the LoC, in Nakial sector, resulting in killing of one innocent civilian and

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News about Nisar-Zardari contact baseless: Interior Ministry

ISLAMABAD (APP) – Interior Ministry on Friday said media reports about the contact between Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and former President Asif Ali Zardari were baseless. According to an interior ministry spokesman, Chaudhry Nisar had not made any contact with Asif Zardari. Regarding the postponement of the press conference which was scheduled to

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Seven persons dead, 8 injured in Dalbandin road accident

DALBANDIN (Sarzameen News) – Seven people were killed and eight others injured in a horrific road accident in Balochistan’s Dalbandin city on Saturday. According to rescue officials, fire erupted due to collision between a passenger bus and a truck in Gutlandi area of Dalbandin around 04:00 am. Seven people died on the spot while eight

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APNS extends condolence, expresses grief on second anniversary of APS carnage

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) on Friday extended its condolences and expressed grief on the second anniversary of the tragic terror attack on Army Public School (APS) in Peshawar. In a press release issued on Friday, the APNS office bearers offered condolence to the bereaved family and prayed that Almighty Allah

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One civilian killed, 4 children injured in Indian firing on school van in Nakial sector

MUZAFFARABAD (Sarzameen News) – In another violation of LoC ceasefire agreement, one civilian embraced martyrdom and four school children were injured when Indian troops targeted a school van in Nakial sector today (Friday). The attack took place in Mohra Sharif village of Nakial sector, in which, driver of the school van identified as Afzal embraced

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