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Pakistan to hold multinational naval exercise ‘Aman-17’

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Navy will organize multinational naval exercise “Aman-17” from February 10-14 in the North Arabian Sea. Navies of 71 countries have been invited to participate. The exercise, themed “together for peace,” will feature harbor and sea phases where participants will witness a variety of activities including Search and Rescue (SAR) Operations,

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Implementation of SDGs to have positive effect on common masses: PM

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) will have a positive trickle-down effect on the common masses thereby improving the livelihood of the citizens. He expressed these views while chairing a meeting at Governor House Lahore to monitor the progress of Prime Minister’s Global

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PM on ribbon-cutting spree since start of Panama case hearing: Imran

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Wednesday said that Karachi belongs to PTI, we will resolve all its problems. Talking to media, Imran khan said that Qatari letter is a fraud, the real money trail is Ishaq Dar’s confessional statement. Khan once again reminded Qatari ambassador’s statement in which he

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Pakistan achieves unprecedented success in war on terror: CM Punjab

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif on Tuesday said that the country has been put on the road to progress and prosperity due to economic reforms by the government. Talking to a delegation of elected representatives in Lahore he said the government has adopted a zero tolerance policy against corruption. The Chief

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More than 70,000 people fined in January for violating traffic rules in Lahore

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – The traffic wardens in Lahore have carried out more than 70,000 challans in one month over violation of traffic rules. According to the statistics, 5940 underage drivers were fined whereas challan slips were handed over to 38361 motorcyclists for not wearing helmets. Similarly, 18967 challans were held over seat belt violation,

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Blast at police station injures two cops in Bannu

BANNU (Sarzameen News) – At least two police officials were injured in an explosion at the main gate of Police Station Mandan in Bannu in the early hours of Tuesday. The blast was caused when a suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden car into the entrance gate of Mandan police station. The blast was heard in

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Punjab govt maintains ban on Basant festival

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – The Punjab government on Tuesday refused to give approval for Basant. Chief Minister of Punjab Shehbaz Sharif has made it crystal clear that Punjab government will not allow such festivals which endanger locals’ lives. Articulating similar words, Punjab’s Law Minister Rana Sanaullah said that can’t allow throat-cutting kite flying festival. The

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Newly appointed envoy calls on Tariq Fatemi

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The newly appointed Ambassador of Romania, Nicolae Goia on Tuesday paid his first courtesy call on the Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Syed Tariq Fatemi. While expressing satisfaction on the overall state of bilateral relations, Syed Tariq Fatemi underscored the need for enhanced efforts to add greater content,

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Dozens of Indian trainee commandos go missing

NEW DELHI (Sarzameen News) – Dozens of Indian trainee commandos have gone missing from a train at the Mughalsarai station hours before they were to be deployed in the left Wing Extremism-hit theatre of Bihar. The 59 commandoes belong to India’s elite jungle warfare unit and counter-Maoist squad Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA). While

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Rap titled ‘Boss, mei ne apko bola kya hai?’ mocks Waqar Zaka

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – People cannot stop talking about the Waqar Zaka incident in which he was thrashed by unidentified men in Karachi. ‘Junaid’ character appeared to be the suspect behind beating. But this recent rap song titled as ‘Boss, mei ne apko bola kya hai?’ has featured on social media and though it sounds

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