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Lok Virsa to launch computerized Library Catalogue on Aug 12

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- A computerized Lok Virsa Library Catalogue will be launched on August 12 to provide online help and assistance to scholars, students, common citizens on folklore and cultural heritage. “Current Heritage Library’ offer unparalleled opportunities for self-directed learning and exploration by people of diverse ages, interests, backgrounds, and abilities,” an official of Lok

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Poverty reduction plan being initiated in Sindh

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- A union council based poverty reduction plan is being initiated during current financial year at a cost of Rs 4.9 billion in Sindh. This programme aims at reduce poverty, improve the quality of life of the poor and marginalized people through social mobilization. A community development plan is also being started at

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Famed writer Khatir Ghaznavi’s death anniversary observed

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Columnist, writer, researcher, columnist, educationist Khatir Ghaznavi was remembered on his death anniversary on Friday. Khatir Ghaznavi was born in 1925 into an Afghan family which had migrated from Ghazni. He wrote columns on variety of issues which appeared in several Urdu newspapers. The founder of a syndicate of writers and “Baitakh”,

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PIA hits back after viral air hostess picture

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- The national carrier Pakistan International Airlines on Thursday took to social networking website Twitter in a bid to defend their staff after a viral picture of their airhostess became the center of distasteful mockery. A picture of one of one of PIA’s air hostesses went viral on Twitter earlier this week with

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19-year-old pregnant woman accidentally kills boyfriend during stunt in Minnesota

MINNESOTA (Sarzameen News)- A 19-year-old pregnant woman in Minnesota has been charged with manslaughter after she shot her boyfriend in what authorities say was a social media stunt gone wrong. Monalisa Perez, 19, was booked into county jail after shooting at Pedro Ruiz, 22, as he held a book to his chest, believing it would

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NBF embarks upon mission of providing standarad low priced books to book-lovers

ISLAMABAD  (Sarzameen News)- National Book Foundation (NBF) with its prime purpose of promotion of book culture and dissemination of knowledge has embarked upon mission of providing standard affordable priced books at the doorsteps of book-lovers not only in metropolitan cities but also at far-flung areas of Pakistan. These views were expressed by the Managing Director,

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Acting British HC celebrates Chevening Alumni achievements in 2017

ISLAMABAD  (Sarzameen News)- An Iftar reception for Chevening Alumni was hosted by Acting British High Commissioner Richard Crowder at his residence in Islamabad. The reception was attended by Chevening scholars, Chevening South Asia Journalism Programme fellows, members of the elected Chevening Alumni Association of Pakistan as well as senior officials from the British High Commission.

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Rs80 million collected in fundraiser for SKMCH

PESHAWAR  (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chief Imran Khan on Friday held fundraiser ceremony for Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Center where he succeeded in garnering Rs 80 million fund. Speaking at the occasion, Imran Khan informed the participants that Rs 10 bn target is set for hospital expenditures in current year.

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Samsung shares Iftaar, gifts with orphans in Lahore

LAHORE  (Sarzameen News)- Samsung is once again going beyond its passion for creating innovative technologies. This global electronics leader is contributing towards social-development to improve the quality of life for the poorest segments. During Ramadan, the company is pursuing a ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ (CSR) campaign titled; ‘Let’s Celebrate Eid like Eid’ – with a philanthropic

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Princess Diana tried to cut wrists weeks after marriage with Prince Charles

LONDON (Sarzameen News)- Princess Diana was so unhappy in the few weeks after her fairy tale wedding with Prince Charles that she tried to slash her wrists, according to the transcripts of secret tapes of the popular princess. The shock revelations were made in a book about her battles with depression, life with Charles and

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