Pakistan

Hamid Khan refuses to represent PTI in Panamagate case

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) –  Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) lead counsel Hamid Khan has refused to represent the party in the Panama papers case. Speaking to a private television channel Friday, Khan confirmed quitting the PTI’s legal team due to the propaganda made against him by some elements of his party in media. “Without any reason, I was

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India’s No first Use policy farce: FO

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) –  Foreign Office has stated on Friday that Indian policy of No First Use (NFU) is a farce. Spokesperson for the FO, Nafees Zakaria branded statement of Indian Defence Minister dangerous for international peace. In his weekly press briefing, he said that three-state conference of Pakistan, China and Russia will take place in

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Waseem Akhtar urges Bilawal to empower grassroots

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) –  Mayor of Karachi, Waseem Akhtar has urged Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Chairman of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) to grant local representatives the powers that his grandfather, late Zulfikar Ali Bhutto had reserved pertaining to local bodies. While talking to the media outside Sindh Assembly, Akhtar said that Karachi would not need a targeted

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CM Murad lauds role of LEA for peace in city

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) –  Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the law Enforcement Agencies (LEA), particularly Rangers have played most effective role in restoration of peace in the city. This he said while talking to DG Rangers Major General Bilal Akbar who called on him here at the Cm House Friday. He

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SC takes govt to task over delay in population census

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) –  The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday voiced displeasure over delay in census and directed the government to submit time frame for fresh population census in the country. A division bench of the court headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali heard the suo motu notice case against delay in holding population

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NA passes unanimous resolution condemning Indian attack on LOC

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) –  The National Assembly (NA) on Friday passed a unanimous resolution strongly condemning the Indian attack on LoC causing loss of lives of Pakistani soldiers. The resolution moved by Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan Chaudhary Muhammad Barjees Tahir expressed deep concern over the tragic incident of Indian unprovoked firing in which

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Pakistan Navy prevents Indian submarine from entering its water

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk) –  Taking great care and noticing obvious signs of danger, Pakistan Navy successfully intercepted an Indian submarine and prevented it from entering Pakistani waters on Friday. According to a spokesperson for Pakistan Navy, fleet units of the navy recognised the danger in the shape of an Indian submarine floating secretly near the

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Zarb-e-Azb laid strong foundation for peace, progress of Pakistan: COAS

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) –  Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif on Friday said that, “Operation Zarb-e-Azb has laid a strong foundation for peace and progress of the country.” He made these remarks during his visit to the Government College University (GCU) Lahore, his alma mater and interacted with the students and faculty members,

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Daesh ‘terrorist’ killed near Murree

RAWALPINDI, November 18 (NNI): The law enforcement agencies (LEAs) on Friday claimed to have foiled a terrorist attack on media houses in Punjab by killing a militant of Daesh near Rawalpindi. According to Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) spokesman, Ehsan Satti, a terrorist associated with Daesh group, was killed in an encounter with CTD force after

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Afghan govt, Taliban dialogue only way of peace in Afghanistan: Maleeha

NEW YORK (Sarzameen News) –  At the United Nations, Pakistan says dialogue between Afghan government and Taliban is the only way to end long suffering in Afghanistan. This was stated by Pakistan Permanent Representative to United Nations Dr. Maleeha Lodhi while taking part in a debate on Afghanistan in the UN General Assembly. Dr. Maleeha

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