Pakistan

Information Minister resigns over “security breach”: PM office

ISLAMABAD(Sarzameen News)  Information Minister, Pervez Rashid, has resigned amid controversy over leakage of the details of a security meeting in section of the media, officials said Saturday. Musadaq Malik, spokesman for the Prime Minister, confirmed that the Prime Minister had sought resignation from the Information Minister. The Interior Ministry had started investigation as to who

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Motorway, GT Road closed to bar PTI caravans from entering Islamabad

LAHORE/ATTOCK/PESHAWAR(Sarzameen News)  Authorities on Saturday made all out efforts to stop caravans of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) from entering Islamabad for Nov 2 protest. In this regard, according to our correspondent, G.T Road is being closed with container at Sheranwala Bagh, Sheikhupura Morr and Wazirabad to bar PTI caravans coming from different cities of Punjab. To

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Special security arrangements in SC building on November 01

ISLAMABAD(Sarzameen News)   A five member larger bench headed by the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali will resume the hearing of the Constitution Petitions No.26,28–30/2016 (regarding Panama Papers) on November 01, 2016 (Thursday). For proper Court decorum and smooth functioning of the SC, special security measures have been taken to beef

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Indian troops open unprovoked fire at LoC

RAWALPINDI(Monitoring Desk)  Indian forces opened unprovoked fire at Shahkot sector along the Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday morning. According to a statement of Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the media wing of the military, Indian border forces opened firing at the Pakistani side of the border this morning. The firing began at 07:40 am

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PM hopes CPEC to give boost to regional economic activities

ISLAMABAD(Sarzameen News)   Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif told a regional conference on Wednesday that Pakistan is experiencing an economic revival at present, with a greater momentum gained in energy, transport and infrastructure activities under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). “CPEC will go beyond bilateral initiatives and lead to uplift and economic development of whole

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Govt has achieved major successes against terrorism through sacrifices: Sartaj Aziz

ISLAMABAD(Monitoring Desk) Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz Wednesday said, “The government has achieved major successes against terrorism in recent times which can be attributed to the domestic consensus against terrorism and the tremendous efforts and sacrifices made by our security forces.” He expressed these views while talking to Executive Director

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61 martyred as terrorists storm police facility in Quetta

QUETTA (Sarzameen News) – At least 61 people, most of them fresh police recruits, embraced martyrdom in terrorists attack on the Police Training College in Quetta on Monday night. Three gunmen from a Taliban-linked group burst into the sprawling academy, targeting sleeping quarters that are home to some 700 recruits, sending terrified young men fleeing.”I

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President strongly condemns Quetta attack

ISLAMABAD –  President Mamoon Hussain Tuesday strongly condemned the attack on Police Training Centre in Quetta on Monday. The President expressed his concern over the safety and security of under training cadets at the Centre and directed that utmost efforts must be made to save precious lives while hunting down the terrorists. He also prayed

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Registration of immigrants by police, rangers: CM

KARACHI –  The Sindh Government Tuesday decided to register all the immigrants, legal and illegal, living in the city, in and around the slum areas and outskirts to develop a data base of who is who and where he lives and what he does. This decision was taken by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali

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COAS announces gallantry awards for Capt Roohullah, Naib Subedar Muhammad Ali

RAWALPINDI –  Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has announced gallantry awards for Captain Roohullah Shaheed and Naib Subedar Muhammad Ali for their valiant action during anti terrorists Operations at PTC last night. Having neutralised one suicide bomber, they cornered the second bomber, helping large number of police recruits escape till he exploded

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