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Pakistani consul general visits Aafia Siddiqui in Texas prison

Sarzameen News – Pakistani consul general in Houston Aisha Farooqui visited Dr Aafia Siddiqui in Texas prison and rejected the death rumours circulating on social media about the imprisoned scientist. Farooqui met with the Pakistani scientist at Carswell detention facility in Fort Worth, Texas. The meeting, which lasted about two hours, was the fourth in 14

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JIT report unacceptable as evidence, Maryam says in court

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The joint investigation team and its report are irrelevant in the case of Avenfield properties, said former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz while recording her statement in the accountability court on Thursday. During the hearing, Maryam told the court that report prepared by the JIT is an investigative document,

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ECP issues final electoral rolls-2018: Registered voters figure crosses 100 million

ISLAMABAD, May 23 (APP) – Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday said that the total registered voters in the country had reached the figure of 105,955,407 with 59,224,262 male and 46,731,145 female voters. According to final electoral rolls-2018 issued by the ECP, out of total registered voters 60,672,868 were from Punjab, 22,391,244 voters were

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FATA Reforms Bill to be tabled in NA today

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) Reforms Bill will be tabled in the National Assembly today (Thursday) that includes the merger of the tribal areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The government has decided to table the Fata Reforms Bill after parliamentary leaders of all political parties have expressed their agreement over the

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Caretaker govt: PM Abbasi, Khursheed Shah to meet again today

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Leader of Opposition in National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah will meet again today (Thursday) to name caretaker prime minister. The two leaders failed to reach a consensus on the name of caretaker prime minister during the past five meetings. Opposition leader Khursheed Shah said after

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Rasheed, Mushahidullah resignations result of ‘forbearance’: Nawaz

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif remarked on Thursday that the resignations of federal information minister Pervaiz Rasheed and former Senator Mushahidullah Khan were a result of his forbearance. Nawaz also referred to his statement in the accountability court in which he claimed that an intelligence agency officer had conveyed to him

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Mawra Hocane comes to Urwa’s rescue amid royal wedding snafu

Sarzameen News – It’s no secret that the Hocane sisters are pretty close to each other. The duo has always been supportive of one another and come what may, they have got each other’s back. In a recent occurrence, Urwa was trolled mercilessly for comparing “her own love story” with husband Farhan Saeed,  to the

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Sushmita Sen recalls when a 15-year-old boy ‘misbehaved’ with her

(Web Desk) – Bollywood actor and former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen on Tuesday recalled an incident when a fifteen-year-old boy ‘misbehaved’ with her. Speaking at an event regarding safety of women in Mumbai, the actor said, “So many times people think we don’t encounter things like misbehaviour because we have bodyguards. Let me tell you,

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Exchange companies to keep record of transactions worth $500 or more

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Taking stern action against money laundering in the country, the State Bank of Pakistan has directed money-exchange companies to keep a record of any transaction worth $500 or more. The companies have been directed to identify the people who engage in transactions of the dollar, and the SBP has also amended

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Textile exports surge 8.13 pc in 10 months

ISLAMABAD (APP) – The exports in textile and clothing group recorded an increase of 8.13 percent during first 10 months of current fiscal year (July-April) 2017-18 as compared to same period of last year. The textile group’s exports from the country jumped to 11.13 billion during July-April (2017-18) against the exports worth of $10.3 billion

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