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Pakistan Cricket Board honors disabled, wheelchair cricket teams

ISLAMABAD (APP): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shaharyar Khan had hosted and honored Pakistan Disabled Cricket team and Wheel Chair Cricket Association (WCA) in a ceremony at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore. Subhan Ahmad, COO and Shafiq Ahmad, GM Domestic Cricket was also present in the ceremony, a press release issued here on Friday said. Addressing the

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Fashion show featuring bridal collection held in Peshawar

PESHAWAR (Sarzameen News) – A vibrant and lively fashion show was held in Peshawar on Thursday night. The show was organized in a local hotel of the metropolis. Female models wearing exquisite attires elegantly walked the ramp showcasing bridal collection. Male models walked the runway while exhibiting various designs of sherwani, waistcoats and shalwar kameez.

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Half of rebel Aleppo falls to Syrian forces

ALEPPO (AFP) – Syrian government forces have recaptured half the former rebel stronghold of east Aleppo, a monitor said Friday, in an offensive that has left bodies in the streets and sparked global outrage. Rebels put up fierce resistance in the southeastern outskirts of the battered city, but government forces closed in on opposition territory

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No military intervention on the table for Libya: Kerry

ROME (AFP) – US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday that there would be no foreign military intervention in Libya and called for a diplomatic solution as violence flared in the capital Tripoli. “Our tools are diplomacy. We are not looking at other options,” Kerry told journalists alongside his Italian counterpart Paolo Gentiloni

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Key suspect in Baldia factory fire arrested in Thailand

BANGKOK (AFP) – A Pakistani man suspected of starting a devastating factory fire in Karachi four years ago that killed 255 people has been arrested in Bangkok, Thai police said Saturday. Abdul Rehman, 46, was detained at a hotel in the red light district Nana area of the capital on Friday evening, said Thailand’s Interpol

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Int’l Day of Persons with Disabilities observed

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – International day of Persons with Disabilities (PDW) is being observed today (Saturday) around the world to promote awareness of disability issues, fundamental rights of PWDs and their integration in main stream. In this connection, in Pakistan, Directorate General of Special Education, Government of Pakistan has organized a grand program in the

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Qismat Baig’s alleged killer Rana Muzammil confesses

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – The alleged killer of stage actor Qismat Baig, Rana Muzammil has confessed for doing the crime on Friday, reported Dunya News. The former friend of Qismat Baig said that he had asked the stage actor to come to Faisalabad but she refused straight away, which angered him. He said that he

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Pakistan to attend Heart of Asia conference in India

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan has urged India to immediately stop violation of ceasefire on Line of Control to avoid further escalation. In an interview, Pakistan’s High Commissioner to New Delhi, Abdul Basit said Pakistan can never be expected to look the other way on this important issue. The High Commissioner said United Nations Human Rights

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PHF refuses participation in sports events in India

LAHORE (APP) – Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has refused on Thursday to participate in all sports tournaments held in India. After a briefing was given to the government officials in the issue, International Hockey Federation (IHF) was urged by Pakistan body to bar Indian from hosting any sports event. However, the government is yet to

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Investigative committee for Dawn’s controversial story finalizes its report

LAHORE (Web Desk) – The investigative committee which was given the task to probe into the Dawn’s leaked story regarding civil-military meeting has finalized its report. According to sources privy to the developments, the committee headed by Justice Aamer Raza Khan has finalized its report which would be submitted to interior ministry in a couple of days.

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