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Govt announces Eid holidays from Aug 21 to 23

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- The caretaker federal government has announced that Eid-ul-Azha holidays in Pakistan will be from August 21 to 23. It is notified for general information that 21st to 23rd August 2018 (Tuesday to Thursday) shall be public holidays on the occasion of Religious Festival of Eid-ul-Azha, read a notification issued by the Ministry of

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Chaudhry Nisar included intelligence officials in Panama JIT

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar during the hearing of money laundering case remarked that Chaudhry Nisar included intelligence officials in Panama JIT, not the court. Omni Group Chairman Anwar Majeed along with his son Abdul Ghani appeared before the Supreme Court bench after repeated absence. The chief justice said he was

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Ghazni residents emerge after Taliban pushed from city

GHAZNI, Afghanistan (AFP) – Afghan forces appeared to have finally pushed Taliban fighters from the strategic city of Ghazni on Wednesday, as shopkeepers and residents warily returned to the streets after days of intense ground fighting and US airstrikes. Security forces were on patrol and no militants were in sight in the centre of the

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PNCA play ‘Panja Shikanja’ to entertain audience tomorrow

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- The stage play Panja Shikanja would be presented at auditorium of Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) on Thursday evening. Director General PNCA Jamal Shah scripted and directed the drama is also playing the leading role in the drama as Badshah Salamat. He told APP that the play is hilariously funny complemented

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Punjab Governor Rafique Rajwana tenders resignation

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Senator Malik Rafique Rajwana on Wednesday stepped down from his post of Punjab Governor. He made the announcement during an address in High Court bar. The leadership gave me the post after complete confidence and I tried to meet their trust. This bar is my home and today I have returned to it.

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PTI’s Asad Qaiser sworn in as new NA Speaker

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Asad Qaiser of PTI has taken oath as the new speaker of the National Assembly. Outgoing Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq administered oath to him. Asad Qaiser of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf secured 176 votes whilst the opposition’s candidate Khurshid Shah 146 votes. A total of three hundred and thirty votes were cast. Of these eight

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PTI expresses commitment to work for better Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Members National Assembly on Wednesday expressed their resolve to work for a better Pakistan through stregthening democratic system in close coordination with opposition. Talking to state-run-media, PTI MNA Asad Qaiser thanked the opposition and parliamentarians for their support. Asad Qaiser said the people have given a mandate to the PTI

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New elected MPAs in Punjab Assembly take oath

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- As many as 358 newly-elected members of 17th Punjab Assembly took oath on Wednesday. During the first session that begun after a delay of 46 minutes, outgoing Speaker Rana Muhammad Iqbal administered the oath from the newly elected member of Punjab Assembly. Several members took oath including Chaudhry Pervez Elahi, Aleem Khan, Hamza

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PTI’s Mushtaq Ghani sworn in as KP Assembly Speaker

PESHAWAR (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan Tehreek-Insaf’s (PTI) Mushtaq Ghani has been elected as Speaker of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly on Wednesday. Mushtaq received 81 votes and declared victorious against opposition’s Laiq Mohammad who secured 27 votes. 108 out of 112 members of provincial assembly exercised their voting right. KP assembly had commenced its session during which polling

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ECP accepts Imran’s apology, withdraws notice in Ballot secrecy case

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday withdrew their suo motu notice after accepting the apology of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan in ballot secrecy case. The ECP has directed to issue the success notification of Khan from Islamabad’s NA-53 constituency. A four-member commission headed by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) retired Justice

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