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No plan to work in movies across the border: Iman Ali

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Pakistani model and actress Iman Ali has said that she has no plan to work in the movies across the border. In a statement, Iman said that new entries in fashion and television industry have introduced latest fabric designs. She said that she always prefers quality script. The actress added that

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IT, ITES exports expected to exceed USD 5 billion by 2020

ISLAMABAD (APP)- It is expected to make Pakistan an outsourcing destination in the region by 2020, and increase IT & ITES exports to exceed US$ 5 billion due to launching of strategic initiatives along with tax holiday and capital repatriation incentives for private sector. There is a tremendous opportunity for Pakistan as its ICT sector

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UAE announces ownership, visa reforms to lure foreign investors

(AFP) – The United Arab Emirates has announced plans to allow 100 per cent ownership and visa incentives to foreigners, in a bid to attract investors to boost its slowing national economy. The decision, taken by the UAE cabinet Sunday night, aims to lure “international investments and exceptional talent”, according to Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed

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Beating the heat

(Web Desk) – As temperatures soar across the country and with heatwave alerts being issued in the coastal city of Karachi, people are using conventional means to cool themselves off – by bathing. With the country also observing the holy month of Ramazan, there is little people fasting from dawn to dusk can do to

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Keeping it alive: KP government launches project to preserve Kalash Valley’s ancient heritage

(Sarzameen News) – The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has initiated a project worth Rs. 60 million for the preservation of the 700-year-old ancient culture of the Kalash Valley in Chitral, which until lately was at risk of extinction. The Kalash Valley is rich not just with natural beauty but also with unique culture and traditions that

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6 brands setting great environmental examples

Businesses these days compete with each other for green credentials since consumers have become increasingly conscious of their carbon prints on the planet. However, not every company can balance capitalism with sustainability. Some rely on excessive marketing to eclipse questionable working conditions, others plant trees to make up for the gallons of oil they spill

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Sunny Leone stuns with her first look in Veeramadevi

(Web Desk) – The makers and director Vadivudayan of Veeramadevi, revealed the first look of Sunny Leone’s debut in south film on May 18. The poster features Sunny in a never-seen-before avatar with her eyes in close-up, with a sword in hand as she is in a revenge-seeking mode. And in yet another look, she

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Lebanese Cannes winner dedicates prize to poor kids

(AFP) – Lebanese filmmaker Nadine Labaki, who won one of the top prizes at Cannes on Saturday with a story of dirt poor children and migrants, dedicated her award to her impoverished amateur cast and her homeland. Labaki is the first Arab woman to have won a major prize at the festival and only the

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AIOU launches degree programs to project ‘Seerat-un-Nabi’

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)-  Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will soon launch degree programs, Master, M.Phil and PhD- level on ‘Seerat-un- Nabi’(SAW). Outlines of the courses have already prepared and got approved from the University’s Academic Council, this was announced by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Shahid Siddiqui on the advent of Ramzan-ul-Mubarik. The University will arrange

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Pakistan, KSA mark beginning of Ramazan together for the first time in six years

(Web Desk) – Pakistan and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Thursday marked the beginning of the holy month of Ramazan together for the first time in the six years. In Saudi Arabia, Ramazan crescent was also not sighted on Tuesday therefore, the holy month will begin in Pakistan and Gulf countries on a same day.

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