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FIFA strengthens global football integrity programme with Sportradar agreement

ZURICH (Sarzameen News) – Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) on Friday concluded an agreement with Sportradar Integrity Services that will provide world football’s governing body with a full suite of monitoring, education and intelligence services to further strengthen the integrity of football around the globe. Under the terms of the new agreement, Sportradar, the

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Fatemi, Hale review state of Pak-US bilateral relations

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi, in a meeting with the U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale on Friday undertook an early year review of the state of Pak-U.S. bilateral relations. According to Foreign Office, Tariq Fatemi and the U.S. Ambassador discussed the prospective engagements in the

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Arrangements made to conduct census from March 15, NA told

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The National Assembly was informed on Friday that all arrangements have been made to conduct new Population and Housing Census from March 15, 2017. Parliamentary Secretary for Finance Rana Muhammad Afzal Khan told the House during question hour that the process will begin at the same time across the country. He

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Gold prices hike by Rs 250 per tola

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Owing to the rise of gold prices in international market, the local market also observed a change as the per tola price hiked by Rs 250 per tola. The price of gold in the local market was observed to be Rs 50,450 per tola after the change. In addition, the price

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Load shedding will be reduced to maximum level by year end: Asif

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that load shedding will be reduced to maximum level by the end of this year. In an interview, he said industrial sector in the country is not facing any shortage of electricity. Khawaja Asif regretted that several people in Balochistan and

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Pakistan to continue supporting peaceful freedom movement in Kashmir: Ahsan Iqbal

WASHINGTON (Sarzameen News) – Federal Minister for Planning Development and Reforms Professor Ahsan Iqbal has said that Pakistan will continue supporting peaceful freedom movement in Kashmir. He was addressing a seminar in Washington in connection with Kashmir Solidarity Day organized by Embassy of Pakistan in United States. He said that Pakistan in firmly committed to

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PSX-100 index surges by 210 points

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – The bearish trend at Pakistan Stock Exchange was put to a halt as the index surges by 210 points. Pakistan Stock Exchange (formerly Karachi Stock Exchange) was hailed by the international financial monitors as one of the best in Asia, however owing to a political drift in the international politics, PSX-100

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Indian soldier lashes out at retired General

NEW DELHI (Sarzameen News) – An Indian soldier lambasted out at a retired General on Friday over using the word mutiny for them in a TV program. While pouring his anger on the General, the soldier has said in the video that Indian soldiers are not traitors and will not conduct any coup. “It is

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China test-fires intercontinental missile with 10 nuclear warheads

BEIJING (Sarzameen News) – China has reportedly tested a new version of a missile that can carry up to 10 nuclear warheads, which can bring a major shift in its nuclear capability. The flight test of the Dongfeng-5C missile was carried out last month using 10 multiple independently targetable reentry vehicles, or MIRVs, the Washington

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National Assembly approves bill to discourage false, frivolous litigation

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The National Assembly on Thursday passed the Costs of Litigation Bill, 2016 aimed at empowering courts to impose costs to discourage false and frivolous litigation and unnecessary adjournment. Minister for Law and Justice Zahid Hamid piloted the bill in the House. The minister said thousands of cases were pending before the

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