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Protestors led by PTI’s Ayesha Gulalai storm PESCO office

PESHAWAR (Sarzameen News)- In a dramatic scene, agitated protestors led by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNA Ayesha Gulalai broke into Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO) office in Peshawar on Wednesday. According to details, the protestors chanted slogans against the federal government and State Minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali for prolonged power outages in

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IG Sindh offers to leave IG’s post

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) IG Sindh Allah Dino Khawaja Offered to Leave His Post  IG Sindh Allah Dino Khawaja on Wednesday voluntarily offered to leave his post as it is difficult for him to run IGP office smoothly without active backing from provincial government. AD Khawaja submitted the reply through his lawyer Shahab Osto in the

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Budget for next fiscal year estimated at Rs 4,800bln

 ISLAMABAD   (Sarzameen News) – The budget for next fiscal year (2017-2018) that will be announced on May 26 has been estimated at Rs 4,800 billion by government. Sources told that Rs 866 billion has been suggested to allocate for development projects including China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) whereas the difference of Rs 1500 billion between

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PIA : All flights to London operating as per schedule

KARACHI  (sarzameen News) Pakistan International Airlines All the Pakistan International Airlines flights to London are operating as per schedule, said PIA Spokesperson Mashhood Tajwar. He said the PIA has not been informed either verbally or in writing by any security agency for any narcotics/drugs on board PIA flight PK-785 during search at London’s Heathrow airport,

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Telegram used by terrorists to evade detection

ISLAMABAD  (sarzameen News) – Built in 2013 by Russian app developers, the Durov brothers, Telegram was solely meant to protect users’ messages from being viewed by intelligence agencies. With the ability to send encrypted messages that can self-destruct after a certain period, the application is a cross between Whatsapp and Snapchat. The application also boasts

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Federal govt aware of socio-economic needs of people with disabilities: Tariq

OTTAWA  (sarzameen News)  – High Commissioner of Pakistan in Canada Tariq Azim Khan has said that the Federal Government is fully aware of the socio-economic needs of the common man including the segment of the people with disabilities.  “The public sector institutions in Pakistan look forward to working with relevant partners including the non-profit organizations,

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Court orders drug pushers to clean city streets for one year

MUZAFFARGARH (Sarzameen News)- Additional District and Sessions Judge Alipur Fawad Arif awarded a novel punishment to two drug-pushers and ordered them to clean streets and drains of the city for one year. Drug-pushers Fayyaz Hussain and Qaisar Abbas were booked in a case two years ago. The judge announced the verdict that both the convicts be

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Chinese newspaper slams India for One Belt One Road

BEIJING  (Sarzameen News) One Belt One Road (OBOR) A Chinese daily named Global Times published an editorial on Tuesday. It is told that how successful the One Belt One Road (OBOR) Forum for International Cooperation was. The article criticised India for boycotting the summit due to ‘rising nationalism influencing public opinion’. The editorial said that India

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Triple talaq is a matter of faith, Indian Supreme Court told

NEW DELHI  (Sarzameen News) – On the fourth day of Supreme Court’s deliberations on triple talaq, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board told the apex court that the practice is a matter of faith, the Indian media reported on Tuesday. Representing AIMPLB, former union law minister and Counsel Kapil Sibal said, “Triple talaq is

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CPEC is flagship project of Belt and Road initiative: PM

HANGZHOU (Sarzameen News)- Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the flagship project of Belt and Road initiative of China. “The two countries are standing together for the prosperity and well being of their people,” he said while talking to Communist Party Secretary of Chinese province of Zhejiang,

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