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Nisar, Cameron discuss bilateral, regional situation

LONDON (Monitoring Desk) –  Interior Minister Ch. Nisar Ali Khan and former Prime Minister of United Kingdom David Cameron held a meeting here in London and exchanged views on Pak-UK bilateral relations, the regional situation and other issues of mutual interest. Recalling Cameron’s landmark statement that “friends of Pakistan are friends of Britain and enemies of

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Sacrifices of martyrs won’t go waste; No one can cast evil eye on motherland: COAS

BAHAWALPUR (Sarzameen News) – Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif has vowed on Wednesday to not let sacrifices of the martyrs go in vain. Addressing the troops after the culmination of exercise ‘Raad ul Barq’ (Thunder of Lightening) here at the Firing Range, the COAS said Pakistan’s armed forces were fully capable of

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Pakistan’s Armed Forces fully capable to confront any misadventure: PM

BAHAWALPUR (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has emphatically stated that any effort to harm national security and territorial integrity will meet a befitting response. He was addressing a ceremony-marking culmination of exercise Strike of Thunder (Raadul Barq) in Khairpur Tamewali in Bahawalpur today. The Prime Minister pointed out that the exercise Strike of Thunder

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Bogus documents would not help plunderers: Sirajul Haq

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) –  Ameer Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq, has said that those trying to depend upon forged documents to escape accountability would be disgraced and the plunderers both in the government and the opposition would ultimately have to face accountability. Talking to the newly elected district heads of the JI at Islamabad

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Imran Khan slammed for boycott of Turkish President’s address

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) –  The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Founders Group on Wednesday condemned Imran Khan’s decision to boycott the Turkish President’s address to the Joint Session of Parliament. In a letter addressed to the Turkish President by the leader of the PTI Founders Group Akbar S. Babar, he termed the boycott decision as ‘ill-advised.’ The

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Due date filing of Income Tax returns extended till Nov 30

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) –  Federal Minister for Finance, Senator Ishaq Dar has extended the due date for filing of Income Tax Returns/Statements by Salaried persons, Individual, AOP, and Companies till 30th November, 2016. The Minister extended the date in view of the spirit of taxpayers’ facilitation. Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has inform the taxpayers

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Sartaj Aziz to attend Heart of Asia Conference in India

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)  – Prime Minister’s Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said that he would travel to India to attend the Heart of Asia Conference in December, asserting that his visit could be a “good opportunity” to “defuse the tension” between India and Pakistan. The conference is scheduled to be held in India on

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Diabetes has potential to become a global public health issue: Wasim Akram

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) –  Cricket legend, Wasim Akram on Wednesday said that, “With increasing levels of poor nutrition and physical inactivity among people, type 2 diabetes has the potential to become a global public health issue, leading to serious health problems.” He was addressing as chief guest the participants of Walk organized by Shifa International

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PM, COAS inspect military exercise Raad ul Burq

BAHAWALPUR (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif arrived here Wednesday to witness ‘Raad ul Barq’ – The Thunder of Lightening – military exercises in Khairpur Tamiwali firing range of Cholistan desert.         Army chief General Raheel Sharif, Air Chief, Air Marshal Sohail Aman and Naval chief Admiral Zakaullah, Defence Minister

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Qatari prince ‘ready to appear before SC’

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) –  The proceedings of the Panama Papers case may take a long time as Hamad Bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani, who is among the owners of REDCO International in Qatar, is ready to come to Pakistan to appear before the court or a commission to be cross-examined as foreign documents presented

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