politics

Sindh govt to forward nine cases to military courts

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Sindh Apex Committee has approved on Monday to forward nine cases to military courts. Chief Minister Sindh, Murad Ali Shah chaired the meeting of Sindh Apex Committee which was attended by Coprs Commander Lieutenant General Shahid Baig, Rangers Sindh Director General (DG) Major General Muhammad Saeed, Education Minister Nisar Khuhro and Information

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PTCL ‘Double Up’ offer brings New Year excitement for customers

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), the country’s largest ICT services provider has announced the launch of its very exciting ‘Double-Up Offer’ for its broadband customers. The offer which is valid till 31st March 2017, allows subscribers of 1 Mbps and 2 Mbps packages to double their internet speed for just an additional

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Gujranwala: Patient dies due to alleged negligence of hospital staff

GUJRANWALA (Sarzameen News) – A patient died owing to the alleged negligence of the staff of Civil Hospital Gujranwala. According to details, 60 years old Haji Mushaq was brought to Civil Hospital Gujranwala where doctors suggested dialysis to him all of a sudden. However, the staff of dialysis center first asks the patient to wait for

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PTI will protest if justice is denied to Baldia factory victims

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – A joint press conference was held by Pakistan Tehreek-Insaf (PTI) leaders Imran Ismail and Khurrum Sher Zaman on Monday. It was stated during media talk that if justice is not given to victims and families affected by Baldia factory fire tragedy, PTI will protest on roads for their cause. The PTI leaders

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Van-car collision claims four lives near Sheikhupura

SHEIKHUPURA (Sarzameen News) – At least four people were killed and more than 20 injured when an ill-fated Sheikhupura-bound van from Khanqah Dogran collided with a car coming from opposite direction. The deceased fell prey to deadly blaze that erupted from van cylinder following deadly collision. Rescue teams shifted injured to Khanqah Dogran and DHQ

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Senate body passes ‘Hindu Marriage bill, 2016’

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Senate Functional Committee on Human Rights met on Monday unanimously passed ‘The Hindu Marriage bill, 2016’ with Senator Nasreen Jalil in the chair. Senator Sitara Ayaz, Muhammad Mohsin Khan Leghari, Mufti Abdul Sattar, Nisar Muhammad, Aitzaz Ahsan, Farhatullah Baber, Dr.Ashok Kumar, Dr.Ramesh Kumar Vankwani and Dr.Darshan also attended the meeting. Now

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Upper parts of country likely to receive rain on Tuesday: PMD

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Monday said that a westerly wave is likely to approach upper parts of the country on Tuesday. Under the influence of this weather system, intermittent rain/thunderstorm and snowfall are expected over upper parts of the country from Tuesday (03-01-2017) to Saturday (07-01-2017). Scattered rain is

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Toxic liquor claims 4 lives in Gujranwala

GUJRANWALA (Sarzameen News) – At least four people died on Monday after consuming poisonous liquor in Thairi Sansi area of Gujranwala while condition of two other is stated to be critical. According to the heirs, six persons including Shahbaz, Wakeel, Kaif, Munir, Muhammad Riaz and Tanveer consumed toxic liquor three days ago after which their

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Govt to provide all kind of cooperation to literary institutions: PM

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday said the government wants to promote poetry and literature to create tolerance, empathy and goodwill in the country. He expressed these views while talking to his Special Assistant on National History and Literary Heritage, Irfan Siddiqui who called on him in Islamabad. The Prime Minister

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PCB relieves Basit Ali from his duties in regard to Women’s Team, Junior Teams

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Sheharyar Mohammad Khan, has relieved Basit Ali from his duties in regard to the Women’s Team and Junior Teams. According to a statement issued by the PCB on Monday, the Chairman’s decision came after he had separate meetings with Basit Ali and Mahmood Hamid in Karachi

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