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Asad, Zubair exchange words over steel mills privatization

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Asad Umar and his brother Zubair Umar, Privatisation Commission Chairman, exchanged harsh words over the privatisation of Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM). Asad said that PSM could not be leased out when the lease infrastructure was kept secret. Government member Qaiser Sheikh also expressed disagreement on the privatisation decision.

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Willingness of foreign investors proof of successful policies: PM

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif chaired an important session in relevance to the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) on Wednesday. “International investors are taking keen interest to invest in Pakistan”, the prime minister said while chairing a high level meeting during a briefing on the progress made in the recently held 6th meeting

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Saved Rs 112 billion in three power projects, claims Punjab CM

BALLOKI (Sarzameen News) – Chief Minister of Punjab Shehbaz Sharif visited the Balloki Gas Power Plant near Pattoki on Wednesday. The plant was started in 2015 and will yield 2312 megawatts energy. The project is all set to contribute electricity in the national grid by 2018 while much of the construction is completed including installation

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FBR invites tax proposals for upcoming budget

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has formally initiated process for formulation of proposals for the budget of upcoming financial year 2017-18. Like in the past, the FBR has invited proposals from different stakeholders including chambers of commerce and industry, bodies of trade and industry, provincial bodies and regulatory authorities, official

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Lahore protest, shelling causes traffic gridlock

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Commuters in Lahore were stuck in a massive traffic gridlock on Wednesday after police barricaded roads to prevent a rally from a religious party and resorted to teargas shells to disperse protestors. Hundreds of supporters of a religious party gathered in Gulberg area of Lahore to mark Tahuffaz-e-Namoos-e-Risalat on the sixth

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Leo, Karim, Reda, Farhan reach semi finals of int’l squash

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The quarter finals of President Gold Cup International Squash Championship were played at Mushaf Squash Complex, Islamabad on Wednesday. Leo Au, Muhammad Reda, Karim Al Fathi and Farhan Mehboob made it to the semi finals of the Championship. The first quarter final was a one sided match between top seed Leo

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Azhar, Younis steady Pakistan after poor start

SYDNEY (AFP) – Azhar Ali and Younis Khan kept Pakistan afloat after rookie Peter Handscomb made it three centurions in Australia’s big first innings declaration at the third Sydney Test on Wednesday. The tourists, who have already lost the series after defeats in Brisbane and Melbourne, made a rocky start after Steve Smith called a

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SC hints at tracing any misuse of public office by Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – While conducting fresh hearing of the Panama Papers case, a five-member larger bench of the Supreme Court has asked key questions from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s lawyer on Wednesday. The apex court asked the defense lawyer to tell exact date regarding Nawaz Sharif’s appointment as the minister of finance, his selection

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Where are the evidences that Khan claimed to have, ask PML-N leaders

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) lashed out at PakistanTehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Wednesday after the hearing of Panama Papers case. While speaking to media, Talal Chaudhry said that PTI is making up new stories in the court. “The year is new, bench is new but PTI’s accusations are old. After PM Nawaz, PTI

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Abandoned infant bitten by dogs on Pindi Bhattian road

PINDI BHATTIAN (Sarzameen News) – Unknown parents left an infant on road in severe cold in Pindi Bhattian’s Hamza Town on Wednesday. The helpless child was bitten by dogs who avulsed the baby’s nose. Police have transferred the child to Allied Hospital Faisalabad in critical condition where doctors are trying to save infant’s life. There

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