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Mawra Hocane comes to Urwa’s rescue amid royal wedding snafu

Sarzameen News – It’s no secret that the Hocane sisters are pretty close to each other. The duo has always been supportive of one another and come what may, they have got each other’s back. In a recent occurrence, Urwa was trolled mercilessly for comparing “her own love story” with husband Farhan Saeed,  to the

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Sushmita Sen recalls when a 15-year-old boy ‘misbehaved’ with her

(Web Desk) – Bollywood actor and former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen on Tuesday recalled an incident when a fifteen-year-old boy ‘misbehaved’ with her. Speaking at an event regarding safety of women in Mumbai, the actor said, “So many times people think we don’t encounter things like misbehaviour because we have bodyguards. Let me tell you,

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Exchange companies to keep record of transactions worth $500 or more

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Taking stern action against money laundering in the country, the State Bank of Pakistan has directed money-exchange companies to keep a record of any transaction worth $500 or more. The companies have been directed to identify the people who engage in transactions of the dollar, and the SBP has also amended

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Textile exports surge 8.13 pc in 10 months

ISLAMABAD (APP) – The exports in textile and clothing group recorded an increase of 8.13 percent during first 10 months of current fiscal year (July-April) 2017-18 as compared to same period of last year. The textile group’s exports from the country jumped to 11.13 billion during July-April (2017-18) against the exports worth of $10.3 billion

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Infant industries to boost after implementation of agricultural reforms: experts

PESHAWAR (APP) – All the infant and small industries primarily depended on the agriculture sector will get enormous boost after implementation of the agricultural reforms and projects announced by the government in the budget 2018-19, which will largely benefit farmers and people. The growth of many small industries in Pakistan such as sugar, cotton, leather,

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Five new projects worth Rs480 mln being executed in petroleum sector

ISLAMABAD (APP) – Petroleum and Natural Resources Division has planned to execute five new projects worth Rs480 million to accelerate oil and gas exploration activites under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for the year 2018-19. Mainly, the projects focus on up-gradation of testing laboratories of Hydrocarbon Development Institute of Pakistan (HDIP) to ensure provision

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Serena’s French Open seed denial stirs fresh debate

PARIS (AFP) – The decision by French Open organisers not to grant Serena Williams a seeding on her long-awaited Grand Slam return has prompted renewed focus on the sport s policy towards female players and parenthood. “French Open is punishing Serena Williams for having a baby” read a USA Today headline, arguing an expection for the

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Manchester United named most valuable football team

PARIS (AFP) – Manchester United may have finished second in the English Premier League this season but the club is top of the table in terms of overall value, according to a report by accounting firm KPMG on Wednesday. The Red Devils  overall value increased five percent compared to 2017 to more than 3.2 billion

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‘Fearless’ Pakistan ready to put England under pressure

LONDON (AFP) – Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur believes his “fearless” side have everything to gain when they face an “under the pump” England in the first Test at Lord s on Thursday. England will be looking for some much-needed home comfort after recent winless Test tours of Australia and New Zealand extended their poor away record

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Over 12 thousand students appeared in Zalmi cricket trials

LAHORE (APP) – Over 12 thousands students belonging to KPK government schools appeared in cricket trials for the selection of teams to take part in the Zalmi school cricket league to be played later this year in KPK. “Massive number of students belonging to twenty five thousand government schools of the KPK took part in

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