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Film festivals should be held in country, says Humayun

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)-Film producer and actor Hamayun Saeed has said that film festivals should be held in the country to promote new talent in film industry. Talking to media, he said at present film industry was progressing and would soon achieve its old glory. He said he started his film career from film “Intaha” and

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Nine labourers shot dead at Gwadar construction site

GWADAR  (Sarzameen News)- At least nine labourers were killed and two others sustained injuries when unidentified gunmen opened indiscriminate fire at an under construction road in Gwadar on Saturday. The victims were working near Peshukan Ganz road when unknown armed men attacked them, Levies officials told. The deceased and injured have been shifted to a

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Bakhtawar terms Ehteram-e-Ramazan Bill as ‘ridiculous law’

KARACHI  (SarzameenNews)- Daughter of slain ex-Prime Minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto, Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari has tweeted against the Ehteram-e-Ramazan Bill which was approved by the Senate Standing Committee on Religious Affairs. According to her tweet, Bakhtawar stated that not anyone could keep from eating or drinking during the month of Ramazan out of dehydration and

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Shab-e-Barat observed with religious zeal and fervour

LAHORE, May 12 (NNI): Faithful observed Shab-e-Barat, the night of reverence and fervour and divine blessings for the Muslims, on night between Thursday and Friday. According to Islamic lunar calendar, the 15th night of the month of Shabaan is known as Lailatul Barat or Laylatun Nisfe-min-Shaban in the Arab world. Special gatherings were held in

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Govt asked to withdraw GST instead of giving subsidy on urea

KARACHI, May 11 (NNI): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Engro Fertilisers Ruhail Mohammad on Thursday suggested to the government to withdraw General Sales Tax (GST) instead of giving subsidy on the urea, adding that this will save the industry from a number of issues. The CEO said that the GST is almost equivalent to the

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Pakistan to sell 52 Super Mushshak aircraft to Turkey

ISLAMABAD (SarzameenNews) – Pakistan and Turkey have signed three agreements to transform existing collaboration in the field of defence industry into a strategic partnership. These agreements were signed in Istanbul in the presence of Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain and Turkish Minister for National Defence Fikri Isik on the sidelines of 13th International Defence Industry

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Kingfisher appointed official lager partner for ICC Champions Trophy 2017

DUBAI (Sarzameen News)- The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday announced the appointment of Kingfisher as the Official Lager Partner for this summer’s International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy to be held in England and Wales from June 1-18, 2017. Kingfisher will be the exclusive lager supplier at the three iconic venues – Edgbaston, The

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Shashank Manohar to continue for full term as ICC Chairman

DUBAI (Sarzameen News) – The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday confirmed Shashank Manohar will continue to function as the Independent Chairman of ICC until the end of his elected term which is June 2018

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Japanese Tea Ceremony demonstration held at Embassy of Japan

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- The Embassy of Japan organized a live demonstration of Chanoyu or Sado (Japanese Tea Ceremony) at the residence of Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan on Thursday. The ceremony was held to acquaint the Pakistani people with yet another important facet of Japanese culture and its civilization which is very unique and traditional.

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Renowned comedian Umer Shareef admitted to hospital

LAHORE  (Sarzameen News) – Renowned stand-up comedian, TV host and actor Umer Shareef was admitted to the hospital on Thursday upon severe pain in heart. The 62-year-old artist was reportedly being kept in intensive care unit (ICU) of a private hospital in Johar Town area of Lahore, however, his family told the illness is minor

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