Pakistan

Govt lied to people for interests, power: Khurshid Shah

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Khurshid Shah, Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly (NA) on Tuesday said that the people were lied to by the government for its interest and power. Shah addressed the last day ceremony of Pakistan People’s Party’s (PPP) foundation day in Bilawal House. In his address, he said that the government

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Former Army Chief Sharif visits grave of Shabbir Sharif

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) –  Former Chief of Army Staff General (rtd.) Raheel Sharif on Tuesday visited the grave of his elder brother, Mjor Shabbir Sharif Shaheed on his martyrdom anniversary. He was martyred at Sulemanki Headworks during the 1971 war and was awarded Nishan-e-Haider on his extraordinary gallantry. He got the Sword of Honor from

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Court charges Qandeel Baloch’s brother, cousin with her murder

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – A court on Tuesday charged the brother of a slain social media star, Qandeel Baloch, with her murder, the final step before a trial begins in one of the country’s highest-profile “honour killings”. Model Qandeel Baloch, who shot to fame for her provocative selfies in Pakistan, was strangled in July by

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SC sees contradiction in statements of Hassan Nawaz, Qatari prince

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday cast suspicion on the statements of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his children submitted in Panama Leaks case, and said there seems contradiction in the stances of Hassan Nawaz and Qatari prince. While hearing the Panama Papers case, the Supreme Court raised three important

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Imran Khan says PTI proved Prime Minister Sharif lied to nation

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Tuesday said that his party proved that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was lying to the nation during his addresses on Panamagate scandal and now his legal team would have to answer Supreme Court’s questions through evidence in the court. Speaking to media after the court’s hearing

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Air Chief hands over four Mushshak Aircraft to Nigeria

KADUNA (Sarzameen News) – Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff Pakistan Air Force (PAF) handed over four Super Mushshak Aircraft to Nigerian Air Force in a ceremony at Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Base Kaduna. The Super Mushshak is equipped with glass cockpit and enhanced environmental control system, which has modernized the

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Dar for enhanced relations with incoming administration of Trump

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Finance Minister for Finance, Senator Ishaq Dar on Tuesday expressed satisfaction at the ongoing bilateral economic relations with the US and hoped for enhanced relations with the incoming administration of President elect, Donald Trump He expressed these views during a telephone call from Catherine A. Novelli, Under Secretary of State for

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Panama Papers case: Shut NAB, FIA if not functioning well, says SC

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday said the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) should be closed if they are not functioning well. A five-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali resumed hearing of the Panama Papers case. The Chief Justice

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Attended Heart of Asia conference for lasting peace in region, says Tariq Fatemi

WASHINGTON (Sarzameen News) – Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Foreign Affairs, Tariq Fatemi has said that Pakistan attended the Heart of Asia (HoA) conference in India for lasting peace in the region. Tariq Fatemi, who is on an official visit to the US, said this during a meeting with local media

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Supreme Court to resume Panama Leaks case hearing today

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – A five-member larger bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali, will resume the hearing of Panama Leaks case today (Tuesday), reported Dunya News. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawyer Naeem Bukhari will give arguments today. He was giving arguments last time when the hearing was postponed. Naeem

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