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Six killed, eight injured in Quebec mosque shooting: police

QUEBEC CITY (AFP) – Six people died and eight were injured after gunmen opened fire at a Quebec City mosque, a shooting that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned Monday as a “terrorist attack.” Police spokeswoman Christine Coulombe told journalists that two suspects were arrested following the attack, that police were also treating as an

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Tens of thousands in U.S. cities protest Trump immigration order

WASHINGTON / NEW YORK (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people rallied in U.S. cities and at airports on Sunday to voice outrage over President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting entry into the country for travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations. In New York, Washington and Boston, a second wave of demonstrations followed spontaneous rallies that

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Afridi backs Sarfraz as skipper for all formats

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Former captain of Pakistan cricket team Shahid Khan Afridi has backed Sarfraz Ahmad as skipper for all the formats. Speaking to journalists after attending a ceremony at Karachi University today (Monday), Afridi labelled Sarfraz Ahmad as ‘best available choice’ for captain. The former all-rounder told reporters that Imran Khan was greatly impressed

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Stage set for ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2017

DUBAI (Sarzameen News) – A chance to qualify for the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s World Cup 2017, places in the next ICC Women’s Championship and One Day International (ODI) status for the next four-year cycle – there’s a lot at stake in the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2017 to be held in Colombo

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14 executive passport offices will be set up this year: Nisar

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Interior Ministry Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan on Monday said that fourteen Executive Passport Offices will be set up in the country this year. He said this while talking to media after inaugurating the Executive Passport Office in Islamabad. He said with the inauguration of this office in Islamabad, we have accomplished

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CNG stations in Punjab open after shutdown of 18 days

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – The Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) stations in Punjab open on Monday after a shutdown of 18 days. To reduce the demand-supply gap of CNG, the stations were closed for 18 days. According to CNG association, for the first time in seven years the gas loadshedding has been conducted for only two

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Army Chief acknowledges sacrifice of sepoy Waqas

PESHAWAR (Sarzameen News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday acknowledged the sacrifice of Sepoy Waqas who laid down his life for security of the motherland. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), terrorists opened fire from across the Pak-Afghan border on a Pakistani military post in Khyber Agency. Sepoy Waqas

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WB to support development of tourism sector

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The World Bank would be supporting Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) in developing the tourist facilities and resorts in the country by sponsoring different projects. This was decided in a meeting held here between PTDC and the World Bank delegation on Monday. Managing Director PTDC Abdul Ghafoor said that the bank

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No change of stance on part of govt party in Panama case: Marriyum

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb on Monday said there is no change of stance on the part of Government party in the Panama case. Talking to media outside Supreme Court in Islamabad, she said progress and economic growth of the country is being internationally praised. She said

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PTI’s Faisal Vawda moves on heavy bike under heavy security

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – VIP culture has always drawn sheer criticism from every segment of society. Many incidents have been reported so far in which locals suffered traumatizing traffic jams due to this wicked practice and in few cases some deaths have also been reported. Political analysts view Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) lucrative slogan against VIP

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