politics

Pakistan foils numerous Indian attempts of espionage in its territory: FO

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Foreign Office Spokesperson, Nafees Zakaria on Monday said that, “India’s belligerent posturing is a danger to the peace of the region.” In an interview, he said that United Nations, world powers and countries of the region should take notice of India’s belligerent behaviour. Nafees Zakaria said that, “India has different motives

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Govt releases around Rs19b under PSDP for current FY

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- The Government has released around nineteen billion rupees for different roads projects to National Highway Authority upto 18th of this month under Public Sector Development Programme for the current financial year. According to data released by the Planning Commission on Monday, 6.8 billion rupees have been released for 230 kilometers Lahore-Abdul Hakim

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At least 27 die in Kabul mosque bombing

KABUL (Sarzameen News) – A strong blast hit a mosque in Kabul Monday as worshippers gathered there for a religious ceremony, leaving at least 27 dead and 35 injured, reports said. “A blast was reported at around 1230 in police district 6 of Kabul, we are still gathering the details,” interior ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi

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Dr Abdus Salam remembered on his Death Anniversary

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) –  Pakistan’s only Nobel laureate in physics, Dr. Abdus Salam was remembered on his death anniversary on Monday, November 21. Dr. Salam was the first and only Pakistani who win a Nobel prize in science field of physics after he made revelation regarding the existence of the so-called ‘God particle’. One of

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Sikh pilgrims return to India after attending Baba Guru Nanak’s birth celebrations

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – The Sikh pilgrims on Monday returned to India after attending the 548th birth anniversary celebrations of Baba Guru Nanak, founder of the Sikh religion. They visited their religious sites and expressed satisfaction over the security and care provided to those places. They were also pleased on the freedom and ease to

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Pakistan prepared to respond to any challenge: Gen Raheel

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – The chief of army staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif on Monday said that, “We are fully prepared to respond to any challenge and no one could dare cast an evil eye on Pakistan.” The Army Chief was addressing a huge gathering of Army and Rangers troops while on his farewell visit

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MQM Pakistan’s December rally will be eye-opener for opposition: Sattar

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) –  Head of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Pakistan, Dr Farooq Sattar said that the most outspoken critics of his party in the country would witness a real power show next month which would be too good to be true for them. Speaking to a workers convention of the breakaway faction of

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Chinese company signs agreement to collect garbage in Karachi

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – An agreement was signed between the Sindh government and a Chinese company on Monday for garbage disposal in Karachi. In the first phase of the agreement signed between between the Solid Waste Management (SWM) and Chinese company Wuzung, garbage will be collected in the South and East districts of the metropolis.

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Gen Raheel begins farewell meetings as tenure nears end

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)-  As his retirement approaches on November 28 and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif faces a tough choice about who should run Pakistan’s powerful military, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif started his farewell meetings on Monday. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army chief began his farewell meetings from

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PM would have to prove his income source, jurists say

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would have to prove the source of his income used for purchase of the offshore companies, former judges and lawyers have said in their comments on Panama Leaks case. Speaking at a TV programme, a retired judge was of the opinion that the prime minister would have

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