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ECC approves reduction of gas price for Industry

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) on Friday approved reduction of gas price for Industry from Rs. 600 to 400 per MMBTU. In accordance with Fertilizer Policy 2001, the Industrial Sector gas sale price will also be applicable to Fertilizer sector only for fuel stock. The development came during a meeting of

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Pakistan to never accept Indian hegemony in region: Sartaj

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Adviser to the PM on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz on Friday said that, “Pakistan will not accept any Indian influence or hegemony under any circumstances.” He was speaking during a session of the National Assembly chaired by Deputy Speaker, Murtaza Javed Abbasi. “India is heating up the situation on the Line

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Protests erupt in IOK as Indian army kills two youth

SRINAGAR (Sarzameen News) –  In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops, in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred two more Kashmiri youth in Bandipore district on Friday. The troops killed the youth during a siege and search operation at Manpora in Naidkhai area of the district. Forceful protests erupted in Naidkhai as the news about the

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ICC statement on Faf du Plessis appeal

DUBAI (Sarzameen News) – The International Cricket Council (ICC) is disappointed that Faf du Plessis has chosen not to accept the findings of Match Referee Andy Pycroft and will instead exercise his right to appeal. According to a statement issued by the ICC on Friday, a Judicial Commissioner will now be appointed to hear the

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Toll reaches 11 as another victim of Indian shelling on bus near LoC dies

NEELUM VALLEY (Sarzameen News) –  One of the injured in a cross-border fire and shelling which hit a civilian bus in disputed Kashmir last Wednesday succumbed to injuries on Friday, pushing the toll now to 11 in the latest deadly skirmish between Pakistan and India. On November 25, a rocket fired from the Indian side

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Anti-India protests continue in Azad Kashmir

MUZAFFARABAD (Sarzameen News) – For the second consecutive day on Friday, people in different cities of Azad Kashmir continued protest against Indian brutality in Occupied Kashmir and unprovoked shelling that killed 14 Pakistanis, including three soldiers on Wednesday at the Line of Control, Samaa reported. According to our correspondent a large number of students and

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Maryam Nawaz pays twitter tribute to General Raheel

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Maryam Nawaz Sharif on Friday said that she always thought the outgoing Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif as a man of exceptional personal and professional ethos. The Prime Minister’s daughter made the statement in her recent tweets. The Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) leader also stated that

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Pakistani women receive Foundation Chirac Prize for “Conflict Prevention”

PARIS (Monitoring Desk) – Two young Pakistani women Gulalai Ismail and Saba Ismail cofounder of the non-government organization (NGO) “Aware Girls” were conferred with the prestigious Chirac Prize for “Conflict Prevention” in Paris. Gulalai and Saba have been awarded in recognition of their contributions toward development of a culture of peace and non-violence through the

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Pakistan won’t target Indian civilians in retaliation: FO

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Foreign Office on Friday said that the Pakistani troops only target Indian check posts when the country’s troops open unprovoked fire at the Line of Control (LoC). In a news briefing, Foreign Office Spokesman Nafees Zakaria said that Pakistan targets security checkposts in retaliation to the firing of the Indian

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Int’l Day for Elimination of Violence against Women observed

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women was observed on Friday. The aim of the day is to raise awareness about the rights of women and highlight the issues faced by them. Like many countries around the world, Pakistan also observed the day to reaffirm its commitments under

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