Pakistan

PTI dismisses commission formed to scrutiny planted story

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Tuesday dismissed a commission formed by the government to probe the planted story published in English newspaper Dawn. PTI chairman Imran Khan said the planted story was an attack on national security and was leaked at the time of Indian aggression. Imran Khan further said the story

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FO summons Deputy Indian HC to protest ceasefire violations

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk) – Pakistan on Tuesday summoned the Deputy High Commissioner of India to register its protest and strong condemnation over the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian forces on the Line of Control on November 7, that resulted into martyrdom of three civilians.    “The Director General (SA & SAARC), Dr. Mohammad Faisal,

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Indian flight makes emergency landing at Karachi

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – A flight going from New Delhi to Doha made emergency landing at Jinnah International Airport on Monday. According to SAMAA, a passenger, Sohan Singh, needed medical care after his condition got critical on board the flight. Under the emergency situation, the pilot landed the plane at Karachi airport to provide healthcare

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Three of 8 Indian High Commission ‘undercover agents’ leave Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan on Tuesday expelled three staff members of the Indian High Commission in Islamabad who were accused of being involved in subversive activities in the country. Anurag Singh, Vijay Kumar Varma and Madhavan Nanda Kumar, the ‘undercover agents’ of India’s intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), left for Dubai early

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Federal offices will remain open on Iqbal Day

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Interior Ministry on Tuesday dismissed the summary for Iqbal Day (Nov 9) being declared a holiday. Federal offices tomorrow (Nov 9) will remain open, according to sources at the Interior Ministry. Meanwhile, educational institutes in Sindh will remain closed on November 9 on account of Iqbal Day, a notification by

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PM Nawaz directs to relax long power outages across country

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has directed authorities on Saturday to reduce long durations of power outages by at least 50 percent across the country within 24 hours. The Prime Minister has announced the development today while instructing Secretary of Water and Power to act upon the directives within 24 hours. Reportedly, power

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CM Sindh orders release of arrested religious parties protesters

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Two ulema delegations called on Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah at the CM House on Monday during which the recent wave of target killing in Karachi was reviewed Dunya News reported. The ulema delegations on the other hand expressed concern over the arrests made during religious parties’ workers protests

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Police, protesters face off as commuters suffer roadblocks in Karachi’s Malir

(Sarzameen News ) – Police and protesters face off in Karachi on Monday as demonstrators call for the release of Faisal Raza Abidi, Maulana Mirza Yousaf Hussain and Allama Iqbal Ahmad Rizvi at National Highway Malir-15. A high-level cabinet meeting in Karachi was briefed on the law and order situation in the metropolis, as police

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Pak-Nepal relations marked by mutual understanding, interests: Sartaj Aziz

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz on Monday said that, “The relations between Pakistan and Nepal are marked by mutual understanding and commonality of interests.” He was talking to Ambassador of Nepal Sewa Lamsal Adhikari who called on him at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad.

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CM Sindh unhappy with law and order situation in Karachi

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – The Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah on Monday said that his government would not spare any person or political party found disrupting law and order situation in the city. After few recent fatal incidents of sectarian target killing and street crimes, the minister showed dissatisfaction over the overall security

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