Pakistan

Imran Khan is mistaken that he can become PM through conspiracy: Bilawal

LALA MUSA (Web Desk) – Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari maintained that Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan is mistaken that he can become the Prime Minister through conspiracy. Speaking to media in Lala Musa, Bilawal urged to work together on charter of democracy after general elections 2018. He said that 80 percent of

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Heavy rains to lash different parts of Pakistan from Thursday

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – A new monsoon system with westerly wave travelling through the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal, has made its way into the north-eastern parts of Pakistan. According to the Met-Office spokesman, monsoon currents from the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal have started to penetrate north-eastern parts of the country.

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SC reserves verdict in contempt of court case against Talal Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday has reserved verdict in contempt of court case against Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Talal Chaudhry. The PML-N leader has been directed to ensure his presence in the court during the announcement of the decision. On February 2, the SC issued a notice to Chaudhry for

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PM chairs 26th meeting of NSC

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Prime Minister Justice (Retd) Nasir-ul-Mulk has chaired 26th meeting of the National Security Committee at Prime Minister’s House on Friday. The meeting was attended by Lt. Gen (R) Naeem Khalid Lodhi, Minister for Defence, Mr. Abdullah Hussain Haroon, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ms. Shamshad Akhtar, Minister for Finance, Mr. Muhammad Azam Khan, Minister

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FIA arrests ex-president Asif Zardari’s close ally in money laundering scandal

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Friday arrested ex-president Asif Ali Zardari’s close ally Hussain Lawai over money laundering scandal in Sindh. As per details garnered, Hussain Lawai is charged with Rs 25billion money laundering. It is pertinent here to mention that Hussain Lawai is also chairman of Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) who

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ECP slaps ban on telecasting results before 7PM on Election Day

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday slapped ban on telecasting results of General Elections 2018 till 7PM on the Election Day [July 25]. As per details garnered, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) chairman Mohammad Saleem Baig called on electoral body secretary Mohammad Yaqoob here in Islamabad today. Baig informed Yaqoob

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ECP fixes Thursday as last day for postal ballot applications

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Election Commission of Pakistan has fixed Thursday as the last day for receiving of applications regarding postal ballots for general election. The out-stationed voters, who cannot reach to the polling station in person, can cast their votes for the national and provincial assemblies through postal ballots. According to an Election Commission official, applications

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Mirza Saleem Baig appointed PEMRA chairman

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- The Ministry of Information on Thursday issued a notification regarding the appointment of Mirza Saleem Baig as chairman of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA). Baig has been appointed to the post for the next four years, according to the notification. The Ministry of Information’s notification comes a day after the Supreme Court

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4 killed, 40 injured as passenger bus overturns in Rajanpur

RAJANPUR (Sarzameen News)- As many as four people were killed and 40 sustained injuries on Thursday as a passenger bus overturned on Rajanpur highway near Jampur Boys College. As per details garnered, the bus was moving from Peshawar to Karachi when the incident happened. Out of 40 injured, sixteen severely injured have been shifted to DG

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Justice Yahya takes oath as SC judge

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Chief Justice (CJ), Mian Saqib Nisar on Thursday administered the oath of office to Justice Yahya Afridi, CJ, Peshawar High Court, as Judge of the Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan. The oath taking ceremony was held at Supreme Court building, in a simple but dignified manner. The Judges of SC, Attorney General for

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