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Bahria Town unveils CineGold Plex: Pakistan’s First Gold Class 3D Cinema

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Bahria Town unveiled Cine Gold Plex at Bahria Town Karachi on a beautiful winter evening this Friday, amidst great applause from a dignified gathering comprising top management of Bahria Town Karachi, noted social and media personalities. The cinema was inaugurated by the chief guest of the evening Mrs. Malik Riaz Hussain. The star-studded

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Telenor & PLDDB launch ‘KhushaalAangan’, a dedicated IVR service for female farmers

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Aimed at empowering Pakistan’s female farmers and extending them the benefits of its flagship mobile agriculture service ‘KhushaalZamindar’, Telenor Pakistan in partnership with Punjab Livestock and Dairy Development Board (PLDDB)have launched a dedicated free of cost IVR service for female farmers in Punjab called ‘KhushaalAangan’. Female farmers will simply need to dial 727251

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PFC to hold 3-days 9th Interiors Pakistan expo on Dec 15 in city

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan Furniture Council (PFC) is set to hold the 9th Interiors Pakistan Expo-2017 from December 15 to promote and introduce Pakistani interiors, furniture and accessories in and outside Pakistan in city at Expo Center. This exhibition has now opened new vistas   and venues to the amazing potential and caliber of Pakistani furniture, fixtures and respective

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Punjab shares list of 69 most wanted terrorists with KPK

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- The provincial government of Punjab on Sunday shared a list of 69 most wanted terrorists with a head money between some 500 to 100,000 U.S. dollars with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) Province, local Urdu media reported Sunday. The Punjab government has asked KPK to take action against the terrorists, as they are believed to be hiding in the

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Govt releases over Rs100bln for NHA under PSDP

ISLAMABAD  (Sarzameen News)- The government has released over one hundred billion rupees for the National Highway Authority under Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for different projects. These include over Rs 16 billion for Hakla-DI Khan Motorway, and Rs 4.5 billion for widening and improvement of Hoshab-Nag-Basima-Surab Highway. Rs 100 million have been released for the

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Sri Lanka doesn’t mind ‘Underdog’ tag at champions trophy

LONDON  (sarzameen News)- Sri Lanka will embrace the ‘underdog’ tag at the ICC Champions Trophy in England, according to skipper Angelo Mathews. A joint-winner in 2002, Sri Lanka has only reached the semi-final stage once since, getting to the last four in the 2013 edition, also in England. In a pool also featuring India, Pakistan and South

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Proposals on budget, tax for trade, commerce sector presented to Ishaq Dar

ISLAMABAD  (sarzameen News)- Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, chaired a preparatory meeting for the upcoming budget for FY 2017-18 at the Ministry of Finance on Sunday. Secretary Commerce presented budget and tax related proposals for the trade and commerce sector to the Finance Minister, based on consultations he had held with representatives of various industries and

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India accelerates work on new fence with sensors at LOC

Srinagar (Sarzameen News): The Indian Army is accelerating work for installation of a ‘smart fence’ to replace the existing border fence at the Line of Control (LOC), The Hindu reported. The new fence has undergone trials, which have been termed successful. The existing fence, constructed between 2003 and 2005, consists of two rows of concertina

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Younis Khan rubbishes rumors of reconsidering retirement

JAMAICA (Sarzameen News)- Pakistani cricketer Younis Khan has rubbished rumors of reconsidering retirement from international cricket.   In a video, Younis Khan said that the ongoing test series against West Indies will be his last.   He said, “Even if I score a century in every innings of the test series, I will not take back my

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Mardan student lynching: Security incharge of AWKU arrested

MARDAN (Sarzameen News)- Another suspect of Mardan lynching case was arrested on Sunday.   According to details, Security Incharge of Abdul Wali Khan University (AWKU) Mardan Bilal Bakhsh has been rounded up.   He is accused of torturing Mashal Khan while the student was being beaten up by the mob over accusations of blasphemy.   It

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