Pakistan

Lahore-Rawalpindi M-2 Motorway closed

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Amid crackdown, the government seems to be in mood to allow PTI workers reach Islamabad at any cost, as another main section of the Lahore-Rawalpindi Motorway was closed on Tuesday. According to our correspondent, the Lahore to Rawalpindi M-2 Motorway has been closed with containers at Sheikhupura, making it impossible for

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PTI would not step down from its stance on Panama leaks: Nusrat Wahid

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Former Senior Vice President Women Wing PTI and Finance Secretary PTI, Sindh Nusrat Wahid on Tuesday said that, “Pakistan Tehreek-e- Insaaf (PTI) would not step down from its stance on Panama leaks.” She said, “National wealth was used for personal benefits and offshore companies were formed and added that Women Wing

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Govt, opposition ordered to file ToRs on Panama probe commission

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Supreme Court (SC) has directed the government and other parties to present their Terms of References (TORs) for formation of commission on Panama Papers on the next hearing. During the hearing of petitions on Panama Papers in Islamabad on Tuesday, the government and Pakistan Tehreek-e Insaf expressed their consent for

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PTI’s Andleeb Abbas, Allama Iqbal’s grandson released after brief detention

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) -The police on Tuesday released Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Andleeb Abbas and Allama Iqbal’s grandson Waleed Iqbal, who were apprehended at Korangi Road, after brief detention. According to sources, police fired tear gas shells and rubber bullets at Andleeb Abbas and other PTI workers as they tried to cross barricades while marching

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President AJK condemns India’s naked aggression across LOC

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), Sardar Masood Khan on Tuesday strongly condemned the unprovoked cross-LOC fire on Nakyal Sector that has resulted in the martyrdom of four civilians and injuries of many. He has sent his deepest condolences to the families of the martyrs President Masood Khan said that,

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Sheikh Rasheed regrets Imran’s absence in Rawalpindi protest

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk) – Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rasheed said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan should have joined his protest in Rawalpindi on October 28. Speaking to reporters outside the Supreme Court in Islamabad on Tuesday, the AML chief said, “He (Imran) should have come to Rawalpindi on October 28 at

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Call to end firing, tension along LOC

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk) – The Pakistan-India Peoples’ Forum for Peace and Democracy (PIPFPD), a civil society organisation that has been working for peace and understanding between the two South Asian neighbours since 1994, is deeply concerned over the escalation of cross border firing across the Line of Control in Jammu & Kashmir. Quite a few

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Bilawal grieves over ship-breaking yard incident

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) -Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Tuesday expressed grief over the ship-breaking yard incident, at Gadani, which resulted more than 6 workers dead and many injured. Media reported that fire erupted in a dismantled ship in the yard. Scores of the workers have been trapped in the yard. In a

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PM condoles departed souls of Gaddani ship incident

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss of valuable lives in explosions occurred during work on oil tanker in the Gaddani ship breaking yard on Tuesday. The PM prayed for eternal peace of the departed souls and grant of courage to the bereaved families to

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Blast kills Pakistan army major

SOUTH WAZIRISTAN (Monitoring Desk) – The Pakistan army said on Tuesday that a soldier was killed and several injured in a roadside blast in South Waziristan tribal region. The security forces have cleared most of Waziristan region of armed groups however some still hiding in rugged mountains and target forces. “An officer, Maj Imran embraced

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