Pakistan

PTI to approach court against Section-144 in Punjab

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Leader of the Opposition in Punjab Assembly Mian Mehmood-ur-Rasheed has said that his party will change the imposition of Section 144 in the province in the court of law. Rasheed, speaking in a press conference on Sunday, said that they will take legal action if the government seals Lahore with containers

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Maleeha slams Indian oppression in Kashmir

NEW YORK (Monitoring Desk) – Pakistan is pushing the international community to pressurize India into allowing the struggling Kashmiri people to exercise their U.N.-pledged right of self-determination through a plebiscite to pave the way for peace and stability in the region, Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi said. Speaking at a large gathering of Pakistani and Kashmiri community

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Ishaq Dar reviews FBR performance

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring desk)- Finance Minister, Senator Ishaq Dar on Sunday chaired a meeting to review the progress on revenue collection and performance of FBR for the month of October 2016. Chairman Federal Board of Revenue, Nisar Muhammad Khan briefed the Minister with an update on the monthly revenue collection. He also apprised the Finance Minister

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No record of who leaked ‘false story’ of high-level meeting: Nisar

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Sunday said that there is a consensus between the civilian and military leadership that whoever leaked the ‘false story’ of a high-level meeting should be exposed. Briefing the media about Pervaiz Rashid’s suspension as information minister, Nisar said that on the basis of initial

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CPEC to continue despite govt ouster: Parvez Elahi

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan Muslim League (PML) senior central leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Ch Parvez Elahi has said that threat is to N-League government and not to CPEC project. He said this while talking to a representative delegation of traders at his residence here Sunday. He said that this project is not between

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Govt to ensure implementation of law and Constitution: Kirmani

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk)- Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Political Affairs Dr Asif Kirmani has said the government would ensure implementation of law and the Constitution. In a statement, he said Imran Khan is spreading anarchy in the country, which cannot be allowed. He said the people support Nawaz Sharif’s vision of peace, progress, and development.

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Pakistan to continue Kashmiris’ support despite India’s war mongering

WASHINGTON (Monitoring Desk)- Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States Jalil Abbas Jilani says India is levelling baseless charges of cross-border terrorism against Pakistan to divert world attention from its human rights violations in Kashmir. He was speaking at a seminar on “Jammu & Kashmir dispute” hosted by the Pakistan Embassy in Washington. Jalil Abbas Jilani

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Bilawal breaks down into tears after visiting injured police cadets in Quetta

QUETTA (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Sunday visited the injured police cadets in Quetta. Militants’ raid on a police training center killed 61 people on October 24, the deadliest assault on a security installation in Pakistan’s history. He was in tears on meeting the wounded cadets. While talking to

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Nabil Gabol creates waves in politics; decides to join PTI protest

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Senior politician Nabil Gabol on Sunday created waves in political scenario announcing to join Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Islamabad protest, and making disclosures about Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and some ruling party stalwarts. There are speculations that Gabol, who has remained MNA of Pakistan Peoples Party and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), may join PTI;

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PTI workers clash with police near Bani Gala, 70 detained

ISLAMABAD(Sarzameen News) Islamabad police on Sunday barred the caravan of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) from going to Bani Gala. Police and protesters once again clashed with each other on University Road. In order to prevent the workers from moving forward police fired shells on them filling the atmosphere with smoke. Retaliating to the action, PTI workers

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