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19 civilians killed, 80 injured in 178 Indian ceasefire violations this year

RAWALPINDI (NNI) – Indian forces committed 178 ceasefire violations at Line of Control and Working boundary this year due to which 19 civilians embraced martyrdom and 80 others were injured, a delegation of United Nations Military Observer Group was told Tuesday. A group of United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) Tuesday

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Nisar tenders apology for Islamabad, KP lockdown

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali on Tuesday tendered an apology to the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad for restricting their movements due to barricades put up by his government to halt PTI’s protestors. “I am thankful to the citizens of Islamabad for the difficulties they have to face in the

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MQM submits resolution against Pervaiz Khattak in Sindh Assembly

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk) – Members of the provincial assembly from Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) have submitted a resolution against Pervaiz Khattak in the Sindh Assembly. It was revealed in the resolution that the statements of CM Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pervaiz Khattak were extremely irresponsible and he aroused provincialism, threatened to put differences among masses and storming

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Pervez Khattak commends SC’s order in Panama Leaks case

PESHAWAR (Sarzameen News) – Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Pervez Khattak has congratulated workers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) over Supreme Court’s (SC) forthcoming hearing on November 3 of Panama Leaks case. In a statement, Khattak hailed the decision of party chief, Imran Khan of not protesting against the government on November 2 but celebrating

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Inna Lillahi wa inna ilaihi raji’un: Tahir-ul-Qadri

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk) – Chairman Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri has expressed that he feel as if everything has vanished. He also commented “Inna Lillahi wa inna ilaihi raji un” and was of the opinion that the nation would remember this matter for a long time. Talking to a private television channel Tuesday, Tahir-ul-Qadri

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10 killed, over 50 injured in explosions at Gadani ship-breaking yard

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – At least ten workers have been killed and more than 50 injured in a series of explosions triggered by a blaze at the Gadani ship-breaking yard in the southwestern province of Balochistan, about 50 kilometres northwest of Karachi. Some 200 others are reportedly trapped inside the yard, with the fire still

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Nisar welcomes PTI’s withdrawal of ‘Islamabad lockdown’ call

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Interior Minister, Chaudhry Nisar on Tuesday has welcomed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) withdrawal of ‘lockdown’ call, a protest that was scheduled on November 2. Addressing a press conference in Islamabad, Nisar said that he respected what Imran Khan, Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) maintained today over protest on November 2. Nisar thanked

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Qadri seeks Imran’s assurance for peaceful protests

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) leader Zaeem Qadri has sought Imran Khan’s assurance for not disrupting capital city’s routine life in any prospective protest. Addressing a press conference here, he said the PM had already announced to form commission to probe Panama Papers revelations. The Punjab government spokesperson said Supreme Court decision

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PTI to observe ‘Thanksgiving Day’ not ‘lockdown’ on November 2

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Tuesday announced to observe a ‘Thanksgiving Day’ in the federal capital on November 2 instead of a planned protest and sit-in. The abrupt decision came after the Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan on Tuesday began hearing a case into the ‘Panama Papers’ leaks and

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Govt, opposition ordered to file ToRs on Panama probe commission

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Supreme Court (SC) has directed the government and other parties to present their Terms of References (TORs) for formation of commission on Panama Papers on the next hearing. During the hearing of petitions on Panama Papers in Islamabad on Tuesday, the government and Pakistan Tehreek-e Insaf expressed their consent for

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