politics

Haven’t decided to join PML-N yet: Javed Hashmi

MULTAN (Sarzameen News) – Javed Hashmi said that the happenings within National Assembly sessions are disappointing. He requested PM Nawaz to play a positive role to solve misunderstandings. Talking to a private television channel Sunday, Hashmi further stated that he has not yet decided whether to join Pakistan Muslim League (N). He suggested that his meetings

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Federer beats Nadal to win Australian Open

MELBOURNE (AFP) – Roger Federer defied age and his Grand Slam nemesis Rafael Nadal to win a record 18th Grand Slam title in a thrilling, five-set final at the Australian Open on Sunday. Federer, 35, won a classic encounter 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 to become the oldest major-winner in 45 years and move four

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All int’l survey reports depict significant growth of Pakistan: Marriyum

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Minister for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb on Sunday said that all international survey reports are depicting significant growth of Pakistan. In a statement, she said Imran Khan should not inflict damage to country in pursuing his hatred against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The Minister of State said Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has locked

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Urdu Turkish song to be released soon

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Mixed Urdu Turkish song ‘Tu Kuja Man Kuja’ by renowned Turkish singer Ersin Faikzade will be released soon. Talking to media, Ersin Faikzade, who is also International Goodwill Ambassador, expressed the optimism that the song would be popular across Pakistan. He said the Urdu lyrics were composed by Muzaffar Warsi and

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SBP maintains interest rate at 5.75 percent

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Governor Ashraf Mahmood Wathra on Saturday announced that interest rate would be maintained at 5.75 percent for the next two months. Wathra, while presenting bimonthly monetary policy, said that average inflation clocked in at 3.9 percent during the first half of the year, lower than the

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Imran Khan prays for US visa ban on Pakistanis

SAHIWAL (Sarzameen News) – Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan on Sunday wished that United States (US) President Donald J. Trump bans visas for Pakistan nationals. Addressing a rally in Sahiwal, Khan cited torture on a girl in the US on Saturday for being a Muslim when he prayed that visas for Pakistanis are

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Finance Minister chairs meeting on debt management

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Federal Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, chaired a meeting on debt management here at the Ministry of Finance on Saturday. Director General Debt gave a detailed briefing to the Finance Minister on debt management. He apprised the Finance Minister of the reforms that have been undertaken in the Debt Policy

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Twitter CEO blasts Trump

NEW YORK (Sarzameen News) – Twitter Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Jack Dorsey has condemned President Trump’s executive order banning many refugees and individuals from predominantly Muslim countries. “The Executive Order’s humanitarian and economic impact is real and upsetting. We benefit from what refugees and immigrants bring to the U.S.” Dorsey tweeted. He followed the tweet

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Judge blocks part of Trump’s immigration ban for those in US

NEW YORK / WASHINGTON (Reuters / AFP) – President Donald Trump’s order to restrict people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States sparked outrage but hit a roadblock late on Saturday when a federal judge said stranded travelers could stay in the country. “Victory!!!!!!” the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), whose lawyers sued

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Texas mosque ‘completely destroyed’ in early-morning fire

(VICTORIA, Texas) – An early-morning fire Saturday destroyed a Texas mosque that was a target of hatred several years ago and experienced a burglary just a week ago. A clerk at a convenience store spotted smoke and flames billowing from the Islamic Center of Victoria at around 2 a.m. and called the fire department. “It’s

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