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Pakistan forcefully raising Indian belligerence on LoC: FO

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan says it is forcefully raising the Indian belligerence on the Line of Control (LoC) and gross human rights violations in occupied Kashmir with important countries. At his weekly news briefing in Islamabad on Thursday, Foreign office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said that Pakistan is deeply concerned over the Indian atrocities in

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UK calls for end to violence in Kashmir, LoC

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Pakistan and the United Kingdom have committed themselves to further strengthening their relationship through increased trade and investment and cultural cooperation. The pledge came during talks between Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz and visiting UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in Islamabad on Thursday. Later, at the joint press stakeout, the

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Karen Rolton inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame

DUBAI (sarzameen News) – Former Australia women’s captain Karen Rolton on Thursday was inducted into the International Cricket Council’s Hall of Fame by ICC Chief Executive David Richardson at a ceremony during the tea break on the opening day of the Third Test between Australia and South Africa in Adelaide. According to a press release,

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Pak Army completed counter terrorism operations in a unique way: COAS

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif visited Bara Tehsil of the Khyber Agency on Thursday. Addressing members of the tribal Jirga, the COAS said Pakistan Army and tribes eliminated the cancer of terrorism. General Raheel Sharif further said soldiers of the Pakistan Army where capable of teaching a lesson to the Indian Army.

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Bilawal for strong legislation to end violence against women

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Thursday has stressed for strong legislation for an end to the violence against women and prompt justice to the victims for developing complete sense of security to our mothers and sisters in the country.  In his message on the International Day for

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64th birth anniversary of legendary poetess Parveen Shakir

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – The 64th birth anniversary of legendary poetess Parveen Shakiris was observed on Thursday. Parveen was born on November 24, 1952 in Karachi. She was a legendary female poet who started her professional career in her childhood. She published her first volume of poetry Khushbu in 1976 initially under the pen name

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National Assembly discusses incidents of ceasefire violations at LoC

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The National Assembly on Thursday discussed incidents of ceasefire violations at the Line of Control (LoC) through Points of Order, leaving behind the regular agenda. The Deputy Speaker presided over the entire sitting as the Speaker was not present, observed Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The

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Father kills daughter, man for ‘honour’ in Peshawar

PESHAWAR (Sarzameen News) –  A father killed his daughter and a man for honour in Peshawar on Thursday. Police said that the man identified as Khan Afzal opened fire on her daughter and a man in his house. Both the victims died on the spot. The patrolling police reached the crime scene after hearing the

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MQM-P decides to observe Youm-e-Shuhada on Dec 9

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – After Muttahida Qaumi Movement-London announcement, the Pakistan chapter of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM-P) on Thursday also decided to observe Youm-e-Shuhada on December 9. The MQM-P has sought permission from DC Central to hold a public meeting at the Jinnah Ground, Karachi to mark Youm-e-Shuhada. MQM-P MPA, Mehfooz Yar Khan has submitted

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Nation, armed forces fully prepared to thwart enemy’s designs: Mamnoon

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – President Mamnoon Hussain Thursday said, “The country’s defence was in safe hands with the armed forces and nation fully prepared to thwart any evil designs of the enemy.” Talking to Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), General Rashad Mahmood, who paid a farewell call on him here at Aiwan-e-Sadr, the

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