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Japan appreciates outcome of Zarb-e-Azab

TOKYO (Sarzameen News) – National Security Adviser, Lt Gen (Retd) Nasser Khan Janjua, who is now-a-days on an official visit to Japan on the invitation of the Government of Japan, met with Kato, Director General, Foreign Affairs and Intelligence Department of Japan and discussed issues relating to bilateral cooperation in the field of National Security and

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ADB to provide $200million tranche to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Asian Development Bank (ADB) is to provide Pakistan USD 200 million tranche as a deal was signed by representatives of the two parties on Friday. Economic Affairs Secretary, Tariq Bajwa and Country Director of ADB, Warner Leep signed the accord in a ceremony that was organised Friday. Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Minister

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PM Nawaz approves grant of Rs 30 million for boxer Muhammad Waseem

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday has approved grant of Rs 30 million for World Silver Flyweight Champion Muhammad Waseem. According to Pakistan Sports Boards, the money would be utilized in trainings and tours of the boxer. The federal government has also assured to support the player with every possible facility.

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Sindh releases Rs4.5bn arrears of power bill, current bill of Rs837m

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – The Sindh government has released a Rs4.5 billion areas of electricity bills to Hesco and Sepco as first instalment of their total bills of Rs27 billion. This was disclosed by Secretary Energy Agha Wasif and Secretary Finance Hassan Naqvi during a meeting was Sindh chief minister Syed Murad Ali Shah here at

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Pakistan team reach Japan for Judo Grand Slam

LAHORE (APP) – Pakistan judo contingent has reached Tokoy (Japan) to take part in the Judo Grand Slam being played from Friday. The party comprises three judokas and two officials, said a spokesman of Pakistan Judo Federation here on Thursday. Nadeem Akram, Qaisar khan and Wajahat Sarwar will represent the country in grand judo event

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Musharraf announces new party for 2018 election

LONDON (Sarzameen News) – Former Pakistan president General (r) Pervez Musharraf has on Friday announced to set a new political party for the 2018 elections. He said that his party would transcend all sectarian and linguistic differences. The party will be formed by June 2017, he said. In an interview with Inter Press News Agency, Pervez

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Sherry says PM House running foreign affairs instead of FO

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Vice President PPPP and former Ambassador to the US, Senator Sherry Rehman expressed shock and dismay over the government’s bizarre release of a readout of the phone call between President-elect Donald Trump and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The phone call between the two leaders took place on Wednesday to discuss future prospects

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British judges completely destroy ARY in courts, give an important ruling in favor of GEO

LONDON (Web Desk) – ARY Network has lost a legal battle against the Jang Group, owners of Geo TV. According to a court verdict delivered on Friday, Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, the Group Chief Executive and Editor in Chief of the Jang group of media conglomerates has been awarded £185,000 in libel damages by London’s High Court

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India looks forward to Trump addressing Pakistan’s ‘outstanding issues’

NEW DELHI (Sarzameen News) – The Indian government on Friday referring to a telephonic conversation between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and US President-elect Donald Trump said it looked forward to Trump helping Pakistan “address the most outstanding of its outstanding issues”. Times of India reported that Indian Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Vikas Swarup said the

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Blasphemy law takes new turn with old Senate Committee’s report

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Senate Human Rights Committee on Friday decided to carry forward conversation on Blasphemy law in the light of a 1991 Senate report making critical recommendations but which unfortunately was confined to the archives for unknown reasons and remained untraceable for a long time. The decision was taken after Senator Farhatullah

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