Pakistan

Maryam Nawaz serves legal notice to PTI leader

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk) – Maryam Nawaz, daughter of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Monday served PTI information secretary Naeemul Haq with Rs 1 billion legal notice for accusing her of leaking news regarding a high-level meeting. The notice read that the accusation has been broadcast on different news channels. It said the accusation against Maryam is

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Rasheed A. Rizvi wins election of SCBA

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Rasheed A. Rizvi has been elected as President of Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) for the year 2016-17. According to unofficial result, Rizvi backed by Hamid Khan’s Professional Group received 1289 votes while his opponent Farooq H. Naek bagged 1060 votes. Farooq H Naek was supported by Asma Jahangir group. Members

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CPEC to make Pakistan attractive hub for investment: PM

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says the government will leave no stone unturned to make Pakistan a secure, peaceful and attractive market for investors. This he said in a message to the Conference of International Cotton Advisory Committee, in Islamabad on Monday. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar read out the message of the

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Indian firing kills 4 civilians

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk) – Indian latest unprovoked firing on Monday martyred four civilians, the army said. “Indian targeting of civil population by unprovoked firing on LOC continues,” an army statement said. The statement said four civilians embraced shahadat at LOC in Nakial sector while 6 civilians were seriously injured. “Pakistan army troops are effectively targeting

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Police shelling on KP CM a conspiracy to weaken federation: Aitezaz

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Senior PPP leader Aitezaz Ahsan on Monday lashed out at the federal government for resorting to teargas shells on a convoy of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak. “We strongly oppose the governments action to block the entry of Pervez Khattak in Punjab from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,” Aitezaz Ahsan told a private

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COAS attends golden jubilee celebrations of FWO

RAWALPINDI (Monitoring Desk) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Monday attended the golden jubilee celebrations of Frontier Works Organisation (FWO) at Thalian near Islamabad Toll Plaza on motorway. The FWO has played central role in spearheading army’s contribution in all nation building efforts. He said that over the years, FWO has

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Four-point charter of demands should be met: Bilawal

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party, Bilawal Bhutto has said that we need to address societal issues and strengthen our democratic and judicial system. PPP leader revealed this while addressing a press conference and cleared out that we would have to bring changes in economic system. He also stressed that democracy was not

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PTI will not be allowed to make nation hostage: Zaeem

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk) – Spokesman Punjab government Syed Zaeem Hussain Qadri MPA on Monday said that PTI leadership would not be allowed to make the nation hostage. In a press statement, he said that Imran Khan had become frustrated over repeated political failures and opted to the way of violence instead of politics. He categorically

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POL prices to remain unchanged in November: Ishaq Dar

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Federal Finance Minister, Senator Ishaq Dar on Moday satted that, “The government has decided to keep the petroleum products prices unchanged for next month.” Addressing a news conference in Islamabad, the Minister said, “The Prime Minister has rejected the summery submitted by of OGRA for 3 to 15 percent increase in

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PTI’s mob sets ablaze eight police mobiles near Attock

ATTOCK (Sarzameen News) – Workers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Monday turned violent as they set ablaze eight police vehicles and around ten motorcycles at Haroon Bridge while clearing containers placed as barricades by police to stop entrance to Islamabad. Reportedly, all barricades erected at Haroon Bridge near Swabi Interchange have been cleared by the

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