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Pakistan lags behind Nepal, Bangladesh in social development

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan is lagging behind India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal in terms of social development. A list of 133 countries pertaining to basic human needs and opportunities has been issued by the Social Progress Index for the year 2016. In contrast to major countries, improvement was seen in Nepal in reference

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Rawalpindi man runs hot water business amid gas outages

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News) – A local in Rawalpindi has adopted sale of hot water in chilling cold weather as business. Guddu Bhai, on every morning puts up a stall of hot water in Syed Puri colony. The residents including women and children buy water from him on Rs 20 per bucket. The natives said that

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LDA’s swindler group withdraws millions from banks over fake plot documents

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – An embezzlement case was unearthed on Tuesday in which culprits acquired loans from banks on fake files of plots. Anti-corruption unit Punjab received complaints pertaining to a swindler-group of Lahore Development Authority (LDA) who fabricated stamps, documents and files with intentions of tricking banks for acquiring loans. The swindler-group succeeded in

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PTI submits additional documents regarding Panama case in SC

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) through its counsel Naeem Bukhari on Tuesday submitted additional documents in Supreme Court regarding Panama Leaks case. The forty-page document includes details of conversation between British Virgin Islands’ investigation department and Mosack Fonseca Company while emails of Minerva Community Services and Mosack, terming Maryam Nawaz as beneficial owner

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Indian troops martyr one youth in Baramulla

SRINAGAR (Sarzameen News) – The Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred one youth in Baramulla district of the occupied Kashmir on Tuesday. The troops killed the youth during a siege and search operation at Haritar in Sopore area of the district. Meanwhile, the united resistance leadership has vowed to continue protests

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KP escapes major terror attack as two militants arrested

BATTAGRAM (Sarzameen News) – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on Tuesday escaped from a big terrorist attack as two militants are arrested from Battagram. The terrorists named Muhammad Nawaz and Aziz Ullah have been arrested by Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) of Hazara region. Both of them belong to banned outfit Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Swat. According to the

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CPEC is a cornerstone of Pakistan’s quest for regional connectivity, prosperity: PM

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a cornerstone of our own quest for regional connectivity and shared prosperity. According to a statement, he was chairing a high level meeting at PM House to review the current status of Pakistan’s relations with its neighbours and

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Arthur Morris inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame

DUBAI (Sarzameen News) – Former Australia cricketer Arthur Morris was today inducted into the International Cricket Council’s Hall of Fame by Steve Waugh during the tea break on the opening day of the third Test between Australia and Pakistan in Sydney. According to a statement issued by the ICC on Tuesday, Morris, who became the

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Warner, Renshaw tons lead Australia to 365-3 at stumps

SYDNEY (AFP) – David Warner joined the illustrious company of Don Bradman and Victor Trumper with a Test century before lunch as rookie partner Matthew Renshaw flourished for his maiden hundred against Pakistan on Tuesday. Warner smashed a whirlwind 18th Test hundred off 78 balls in just 117 minutes while 20-year-old Renshaw blossomed after claiming

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Govt aware of reports about kidnapping of Pakistanis in Turkey: FO

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Foreign Office Spokesman Nafees Zakaria on Tuesday said that the Government is aware of the media reports regarding kidnapping of Pakistani young men for ransom in Turkey. In a statement, he said the diplomatic missions of Pakistan in Ankara and Istanbul have taken necessary measures to apprise the Turkish authorities, who

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