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Leo, Karim, Reda, Farhan reach semi finals of int’l squash

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The quarter finals of President Gold Cup International Squash Championship were played at Mushaf Squash Complex, Islamabad on Wednesday. Leo Au, Muhammad Reda, Karim Al Fathi and Farhan Mehboob made it to the semi finals of the Championship. The first quarter final was a one sided match between top seed Leo

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Azhar, Younis steady Pakistan after poor start

SYDNEY (AFP) – Azhar Ali and Younis Khan kept Pakistan afloat after rookie Peter Handscomb made it three centurions in Australia’s big first innings declaration at the third Sydney Test on Wednesday. The tourists, who have already lost the series after defeats in Brisbane and Melbourne, made a rocky start after Steve Smith called a

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SC hints at tracing any misuse of public office by Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – While conducting fresh hearing of the Panama Papers case, a five-member larger bench of the Supreme Court has asked key questions from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s lawyer on Wednesday. The apex court asked the defense lawyer to tell exact date regarding Nawaz Sharif’s appointment as the minister of finance, his selection

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Where are the evidences that Khan claimed to have, ask PML-N leaders

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) lashed out at PakistanTehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Wednesday after the hearing of Panama Papers case. While speaking to media, Talal Chaudhry said that PTI is making up new stories in the court. “The year is new, bench is new but PTI’s accusations are old. After PM Nawaz, PTI

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Abandoned infant bitten by dogs on Pindi Bhattian road

PINDI BHATTIAN (Sarzameen News) – Unknown parents left an infant on road in severe cold in Pindi Bhattian’s Hamza Town on Wednesday. The helpless child was bitten by dogs who avulsed the baby’s nose. Police have transferred the child to Allied Hospital Faisalabad in critical condition where doctors are trying to save infant’s life. There

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Weather turns cold as intermittent snowfall continues in upper areas of country

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – A large number of tourists have arrived in Shogran and Malam Jabba as intermittent snowfall continued in hilly areas in Pakistan. The nonstop irregular snowfall has blanketed the entire Shogran and Malam Jabba valleys after which people including women and children came out and took selfies. The tourists also enjoyed the

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Punjab Safe City Authority introduces women safety smartphone app

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Under the umbrella of provincial government, Punjab Safe City Authority (PSCA) on Wednesday introduced an application for the protection of women. In an interview, the analyst Fatima said that women safety smartphone app is an android based application which is available on playstore with the name of PSCA. The application includes

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PIA plane clips wing of Air France aircraft at Pearson airport

TORONTO (Sarzameen News) – The wing of a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight collided with the wing of an Air France aircraft at Pearson International Airport while taxiing on Tuesday night. The incident took place at 6 p.m. ET, according to Natalie Moncur, a spokeswoman for the Greater Toronto Airports Authority. The Air France plane

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Naeem ul Haq furious over Fawad Chaudhry’s lone media talk

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) Naeemul Haq on Wednesday expressed resentment after the party s spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry single-handedly carried out media talk. While complaining to Fawad, Naeemul Haq said that he should have waited for him. In reply, Fawad told him that as he was not present at that moment, he moved

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52 human trafficking groups active in Pakistan: intelligence report

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – The intelligence report on Wednesday revealed an alarming figure of 52 human trafficking groups present in Pakistan. These groups hoodwink the youth by promising them a golden future in Europe, but in fact, take them in confinement in Iran, Turkey, Greece, Dubai and South Africa to eventually demand ransom for their

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