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New COAS to carry forward mission of General Raheel: Khawaja Asif

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Federal Defence Minister Khawaja Asif on Saturday hoped that new Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa would carry forward the mission of his predecessor General Raheel Sharif. “I pray for the success of General Qamar Javed Bajwa,” Khawaja Asif said while talking to media shortly after the appointments of new army

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Imran writes letter to UN Secretary General on IHK situation

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) –  Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan on Saturday wrote a letter to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and demanded that UN representatives should be appointed across the other side of Line of Control. It was mentioned in the letter that the human rights violations in Indian held Kashmir have risen

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Lt General Qamar Javed Bajwa appointed COAS

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has appointed General Qamar Javed Bajwa as the 16th Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan armed forces. A career infantry officer belonging to the Baloch Regiment, Lt Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has been appointed as the new COAS, while Lt Gen Zubair Hayat has been appointed the

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General Zubair Mahmood Hayat appointed new Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – General Zubair Mahmood Hayat has replaced Gen Rashad Mahmood as the new Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee. The general was appointed as CJCSC on Saturday, while General Qamar Javed Bajwa was declared as the 16th Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan armed forces. Gen Zubair, belonging to Artillery Division has been the Chief

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Indian forces resort to unprovoked shelling in AJK’s Sher Camp sector

MUZAFFARABAD (Sarzameen News) – In another violation of line of control (LoC) ceasefire agreement, the Indian forces on Saturday resorted to unprovoked shelling on Sher Camp sector in Azad Kashmir. Pakistan Army befittingly responded to the Indian aggression, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. Earlier on Friday, Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said targeting of

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One killed in Kemari oil tank blast

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – A man was killed when a chemical tank at Karachi’s Kemari oil terminal caught fire on Saturday. A rescue and fire-fighting operation was launched at the scene. According to sources, the fire erupted at an oil depot of Pakistan State Oil (PSO) in Kemari. Eyewitnesses said a tank filled with liquid

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Four arrested in connection with actress Kismat Baig’s murder

LAHORE (Sarzamen News) – Investigation officers on Saturday have arrested as many as four people in connection with stage actress Kismat Baig’s murder. A special team has recorded statement of Baig’s mother and launched investigation from her secretary Ali Butt, former husband Rana Muzammil, co-star Mahnoor and one friend. Kismat Baig’s mother said that Ali

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Bridal Couture Week 2016 kicks off in Lahore

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – The most-awaited three-day Bridal Couture Week 2016 has kicked off in Lahore at a local hotel. On the first day of the show, celebrities wearing dazzling dresses that reflected latest sparkling themes walked on the ramp. Models adorning bridal dresses festooned the ramp with their grooms and got appreciation from the

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Cuba’s Fidel Castro made revolutionary mark on history

HAVANA (AFP) – Guerrilla revolutionary and communist idol, Fidel Castro was a holdout against history who turned tiny Cuba into a thorn in the paw of the mighty capitalist United States. The former Cuban president, who died aged 90 on Friday, said he would never retire from politics. But emergency intestinal surgery in July 2006

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Pakistan warns India of consequences if it violates Indus Water Treaty

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan on Saturday warned India of dire consequences if it violates the Indus Water Treaty. Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria said that Indus Water Treaty is guaranteed by the World Bank and the neighboring country cannot withdraw from it. The spokesman said the treaty gives a proper mechanism for dealing with

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