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Censor Board clears Saba Qamar starrer ‘8969’

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Central Board of Film Censors (CBFC) and Punjab Censor Board has cleared Saba Qamar and Azeem Sajjad’s film ‘8969’. A certificate has been issued declaring the film suitable for exhibition. ‘8969’ is produced by AJ Khan while the writer and director is Azeem Sajjad. The film cast includes Hassan Tawana, Sadaf

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UBL Funds awarded in Global Banking & Finance Awards 2016

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) –  The UBL Fund Managers Limited (UBL Funds), one of Pakistan’s leading asset management companies, has been recognized by an award for The Most Customer-Centric Asset Manager in Pakistan by The European in its prestigious Global Banking & Finance Awards 2016. The European’s recognizes organizations that stand out from the crowd and

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Two killed, 15 injured in road mishap near Pannu Aqil

SUKKUR (Sarzameen News) –  At least two people were killed while 15 others sustained severe wounds in passenger bus and trailer collision near Sangi in Pannu Aqil on Thursday. According to details, the incident took place when a speeding bus coming from Karachi rammed into trailer. Getting information about the incident, the police officers arrived

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IDEAS to bring lucrative opportunities for defence industry: Murad Shah

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that, “The IDEAS -2016 will bring to the for even more lucrative opportunities for Pakistani defence industry and parallel industries of foreign countries to help achieve more vialble business prospect than ever before.” He was delivering his welcome speech to the reception hosted

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Pakistan says unprovoked Indian firing on LOC creating dangerous situation

UNITED NATIONS (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi on Thursday said, “Situation at the Line of Control (LoC) is turning very dangerous due to continued unprovoked firing by India in various sectors.” Talking to a TV channel, she said, “Pakistan is considering various diplomatic options on Indian aggression.”

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6th CNS Golf Championship begins Nov 25

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – The 6th Chief of the Naval Staff Amateur Golf Championship will be held at Royal Palm Golf and Country Club, Lahore from November 25 to 27. According to a press release, amateur golfers with handicap 12 and below can participate in the Championship. While addressing the media, Commodore Sajid Mehmood Shahzad,

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Indian DGMO demarched for targeting civilian bus across LOC

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News)  – Pakistan Army Director General Military Operation (DGMO), Major General Sahir Shamshad Mirza called on his Indian counterpart on hotline and gave a stern warning over aggression across the Line of Control. “We reserve the right to respond at the time and place of our choosing,” he said according to a statement

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“We have had enough” Targeting of innocent civilians will not be tolerated, PM’s warning to India

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Thursday chaired meeting on situation after the bus massacre near Neelum valley by the Indian security forces. The meeting also reviewed situation along the LoC in the wake of continued unprovoked firing by the Indian security forces. The Prime Minister was briefed by Advisor to

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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrives in Pakistan for official visit

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Secretary of State for Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson arrived in Islamabad today (Thursday) on a two-day official visit to Pakistan. Senior Foreign Office officials received the visiting dignitary on arrival. British Foreign Secretary will hold talks with Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz today. Ways and means to enhance

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COAS says deliberate targeting of civilians unacceptable,unprofessional

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday termed the deliberate targeting of innocent civilians by Indian security forces as “unprofessional and unacceptable”. COAS said this while holding a special meeting at Corps Headquarters Rawalpindi to review the situation at the Line of Control following the killing of

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