Pakistan

Intermittent rain likely to continue during next 24 hours

LAHORE (Web Desk) – Intermittent and light rain is likely to continue during next 24 hours in various areas of the country, Pakistan Meteorological Department predicted on Thursday. Intermittent rain coupled with gusty winds turned the weather pleasant in different areas of the country. The country faced severe heatwave during last month and heavy rain has

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Criminals participating in elections 2018 after accountability: PAT

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chief Dr Tahirul Qadri on Tuesday said that all criminals are participating in upcoming general elections 2018 after accountability. Talking to media in Lahore before abroad departure, Tahirul Qadri said that participation in the General Elections 2018 requires changing your old ideology especially in the current scenario. He asserted

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Larkana judge resigns on CJP’s reprimand

LARKANA (Sarzameen News)- A Second Additional Sessions Judge of Larkana tendered his resignation on Tuesday following the reprimand by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar. The resignation sent by Judge Gul Zameer Solangi to registrar Sindh High Court (SHC) says that his self-esteem was hurt after the Chief Justice chided him in front of

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Nawaz, Maryam granted three-day exemption in Avenfield case

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- The accountability judge on Monday approved three days exemption of former premier Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz from appearing personally in Avenfield case. At the outset of hearing, a seven-day exemption plea was submitted on behalf of accused in the accountability court which was rejected by judge Muhammad Bashir. The court

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Elections 2018: Final scheme for polling in Lahore issued

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- The District Returning Officer on Monday has issued the final scheme for polling in Lahore for the General Elections 2018 going to be held on July 25, 2018. As per details garnered, more than 53,98,622 voters will use their voting right from Lahore. The final polling scheme stated that the number of the

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PTI’s Ayesha Nazir Jutt announces to contest polls as independent candidate

VEHARI (Sarzameen News)- Furiated over Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leadership for not giving her ticket, party leader Ayesha Nazir Jutt on Monday announced to contest upcoming general election as an independent candidate. Announcing to contest upcoming general election as an independent candidate, she said that she was against Ishaq Khakwani and Jahangir Tareen and not against party

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SC dismisses petition seeking Aafia Siddqui’s repatriation

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- The Supreme Court of Pakistan Monday dismissed a petition seeking the repatriation of Dr Afia Siddiqui. The petition was filed by Dr Fauzia Siddiqui for the repatriation of her sister from the United States. A three-member bench headed by the Chief Justice Saqib Nasir ruled that the case does not come under the

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ECP directs provinces to provide security to election candidates

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Saturday directed the provincial governments to provide proper security to the candidates contesting in general elections 2018 due to security concerns. In a letter to all provincial governments, the commission has also asked the authorities to install CCTV cameras in sensitive polling stations for monitoring. The

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Caretaker setup to remain impartial: Askari

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Caretaker Punjab Chief Minister Dr Hasan Askari has said that the caretaker setup is completely impartial and has no political agenda. Talking to caretaker Provincial Minister for Industry, Trade & Investment, Irrigation, Mines & Zakat and Ushr Anjum Nisar in a meeting here on Friday, he said that holding of general election in

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Pakistan’s New Delhi High Commission issues visas to over 300 Sikh Pilgrims

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- The Pakistan’s High Commission in New Delhi has issued visas to over 300 Sikh pilgrims from India to observe the death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh at Gurdwara Dera Sahib, Lahore from June 21-30. The visas are in addition to those issued to Sikh pilgrims participating in the event from other countries, says

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