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Thar coal power plant will be operational by June 2019

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Shamsudin Ahmed Sheikh, chief executive officer of Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC) on Monday said that the Thar Coal-Fired Projects of 660MW would become operational with its first by June 3, 2019 instead of October 2019. According to The News, Sheikh said the financial close of the project was achieved

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PTI sticks to boycott of Parliament’s joint session under ‘corrupt PM’

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – PTI chief Imran Khan has said his party stands by its decision to boycott the joint session of parliament under a controversial prime minister who is facing corruption charges. “We welcome the Turkish president to Pakistan but at the same time, we do not want to endorse a prime minister who

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Asif reposes complete trust in SC over Panama papers case

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk) – Defence Minister Khawaja Asif has expressed complete trust in Supreme Court over Panama Papers case. Talking to media outside Supreme Court here on Tuesday, he said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has presented himself for accountability at every forum including Parliament and Judiciary. To a question, he said it is for the

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PTI holds meeting to discuss Panama Leaks case

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) –  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan presided a meeting regarding the Panama Leaks case, sources said. PTI’s legal team also took part in the media strategy committee meeting. The Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz is trying to mislead the Supreme Court, a statement by PTI’s media cell said. The statement maintained that the

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Indian firing at LoC threat to regional peace: PM

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif chaired a meeting regarding the deteriorating situation at the Line of Control (LoC) at PM House this morning. Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Mr. Sartaj Aziz briefed the Prime Minister on the situation at LoC and the response of the government after the

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Nation, Forces united for defence of country: Parvez Elahi

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) –  Pakistan Muslim League (PML) senior central leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Ch Parvez Elahi has paid tributes to Pakistani army jawans martyred by Indian forces firing on Control Line and expressing solidarity with their families. In a statement issued here Monday, he said that entire nation is standing with the Pak

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Pakistan summons Indian High Commissioner; condemns unprovoked CFV on LoC

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) –  The Foreign Secretary summoned the Indian High Commissioner this afternoon (14-11-2016) and condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violation by the Indian occupation forces on the LoC, resulting in the Shahadat of 7 Pakistani soldiers, in Bhimber area. The Foreign Secretary deplored the increasing Indian ceasefire violations at the LoC and the Working Boundary,

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Evidence submitted by PTI already dismissed by court: Maryam Nawaz

LAHORE (Web Desk) – Maryam Nawaz, daughter of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, on Monday slammed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) for submitting evidence against the Sharif family in the Supreme Court (SC) that was already turned down. The Sharif scion took to Twitter and criticise Tehreek-e-Insaf for failing to present valid evidence of her family’s alleged corruption before

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Seven Pakistani soldiers martyred in unprovoked Indian firing at LoC

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News) – Seven Pakistani soldiers embraced martyrdom in unprovoked cross-border fire by Indian forces along the disputed Kashmir border. “Seven soldiers embraced shahadat at the LoC in the Bhimber sector in cross-fire LoC violation by Indian troops late last night,” the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement. Pakistani troops responded to

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Islamabad airport must be completed on lines of a truly modern airport: PM

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) –  Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday said, “The new Islamabad airport must be completed on the lines of a truly modern airport having all the requisite facilities.” He madethese remarks while chairing a meeting regarding the constitution of new Islamabad airport at PM House. The Prime Minister was briefed on the

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