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Pakistan exercises maximum restraint despite ceasefire violations at LoC: PM

ISLAMABAD (SarzameenNews) – Pakistan has exercised maximum restraint despite the continuing ceasefire violations from the Indian security forces along the Line of Control (LoC). “However, we cannot tolerate deliberate targeting of innocent civilians particularly children and women, the ambulances and the civilian transport,” Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Thursday while chairing a meeting on

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Three Pakistani soldiers martyred at LoC

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – As many as three Pakistani soldiers on Wednesday valiantly embraced martyrdom at Line on Control (LoC). Captain Taimoor Ali Khan, Havildar Mushtaq Hussain and Lance Naik Ghulam Hussain, embraced martyrdom while responding to unprovoked Indian firing, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. At least seven Indian soldiers were confirmed dead in

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PM Nawaz doesn’t like to stay in Pakistan, says Khursheed

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah on Wednesday criticized Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s style of governance. Talking to media, Shah said that Nawaz Sharif does not like to stay in Pakistan. He went on to say that London is the premier’s favourite city. The opposition leader

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Bilawal condemns Indian firing on passenger bus

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)-Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Wednesday strongly condemned firing by Indian Army on a passenger bus at Line of Control in Neelum Valley resulting in martyrdom of four innocent citizens and injuries to seven others. After breaking all records of miserable human rights violations of the world in Held

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Pakistan signs deal to supply 52 Super Mushshak jets to Turkey

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain on Wednesday said that Pakistan has signed a deal with Turkey to supply 52 Super Mushshak aircrafts. Talking to media at IDEAS 2016 in Karachi, Rana Tanveer said the deal will strengthen ties between two brotherly countries and will result in huge foreign exchange for

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Hearing of offshore companies’ case adjourned till Wednesday

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – A three member bench of the Supreme Court (SC), headed by Justice Saqib Nisar, adjourned hearing of case against Imran Khan and Jehangir Khan relating to offer shore companies till Wednesday next. Notices have been issued on the request to make the Federation and the Election Commission as parties in the

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Transgender persons banned from performing Umrah

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – The Saudi government has decided not to allow transgender people to perform Umrah pilgrimage. In this regard, officials said, the Saudi authorities have refused to issue visas to the transgenders willing to visit the holy land from across the world. Reports said Saudi Consul Generals in different countries, including Pakistan, have

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Death toll rises to 10 from Indian shelling of passenger bus in Neelam Valley

MUZAFFARABAD (Sarzameen News) – At least seven people embraced martyrdom and several others injured when a passenger bus got hit by an Indian rocket on near the Line of Control on Wednesday morning, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) reported. According to ISPR, the bus came under attack in Dhudnial area of Azad Kashmir’s Neelam

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Ishaq Dar directs implementation of Ease of Doing Business Reforms

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Tuesday stressed on the need for ensuring coordination between all stakeholders for implementation of Ease of Doing Business Reform Strategy 2016. In this regard, he has directed Ministry of Finance to work in close collaboration with other concerned Federal and Provincial Government agencies including

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Bilawal terms PML-N, PTI as Nakaam League, Na Insaf League

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has stated that his mother and former prime minister Benazir Bhutto is being criticized by “Nakaam League” and “Na Insaf League.” In his Tweet on Tuesday, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari termed Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) as Nakaam League

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