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PTF congratulates Aisam on ATP win at Barcelona

ISLAMABAD  (Sarzameen News): Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) has congratulated ace player Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi on winning the doubles title of the coveted ATP 500 Series, World Tennis Championships, at Barcelona, Spain. PTF President Salim Saifullah Khan and PTF Management Committee, in a statement, extended their heartiest congratulations to Aisam. Aisam, Pakistan’s leading tennis player, has won

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Election Commission of India suspends by-polls in occupied Kashmir

SRINAGAR  (Sarzameen News): Election Commission of India has suspended by polls in occupied Kashmir for an indefinite period in the aftermath of the persisting tense situation. A ten-page order says that the situation is not favourable for holding elections as there is an uncontrollable wave of protests in the valley alongwith an increase of border

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World Asthma Day observed

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News): Like other parts of the globe, World Asthma Day was observed in Pakistan on Tuesday to raise awareness, care and support for those affected by the disease. Various activities have been planned to mark the day by medical and educational institutions, hospitals and governmental and non-governmental organizations with focus on supporting the

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WHO expert delegation on “Chikungunya” arrives in karachi

KARACHI, May 02 (Sarzameen News): A nine-member delegation of World Health Organization (WHO) consisting of experts on “Chikungunya” arrived in Karachi on Tuesday. According to Provincial Health Department, the delegation will visit different hospitals and area affected by Chikungunya and discuss how to control the disease. It may be added that 250 people have so

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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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SHO martyred in encounter with outlaws in Faisalabad

FAISALABAD (Sarzameen News): At least two police officials including SHO Madina town were martyred in encounter with outlaws in the limits of Civil Lines police on Saturday night in Faisalabad. Police spokesman, Inspector Amir Waheed told that a police party led by SHO Madina town Mehr Nadeem Anjum, on a tip-off, raided at hideout of

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Prices of petrol, high speed diesel likely to reduce

ISLAMABAD  (Sarzameen News): The prices of petrol and high speed diesel are likely to be reduced from May 1 while the prices of light diesel and kerosene oil are expected to increase. Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) of Pakistan will send its recommendations regarding petroleum prices to the Ministry of Petroleum on April 29.

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Air strikes kill several terrorists in Khyber Agency

KHYBER AGENCY (Sarzameen News): Military fighter jets pounded militants’ hideouts in Khyber Agency on late Wednesday night under operation Radd-ul-Fasaad, killing several terrorists in the restive tribal region bordering Afghanistan. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the bombardment was carried out in Sattar Kalay and Narai Nau area of Khyber Agency on credible intelligence regarding

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JI to hold countrywide protest against load shedding on Friday

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- The Jamaat e Islami will hold countrywide protest against load shedding on Friday (April 28) and stage sit-ins in front of the offices of power distribution companies in major cities.   The JI chief Senator Sirajul Haq will address a big public meeting at Malakand on Friday at which he would give a line

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Pakistan cricketers rise in ICC Test rankings after WI victory

 DUBAI (Sarzameen News): Pakistan cricketers have moved up in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings after displaying wonderful cricket in first West Indies Test. According to details, Misbah-ul-Haq, Babar Azam, Mohammad Amir and Yasir Shah have been promoted in the rankings, whereas, Younis Khan and Azhar Ali remain in top ten batsmen. The new

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