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IG Sindh asks DIGs to expedite crackdown against criminals

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Inspector General Police, Sindh, A.D. Khawaja Tuesday directed all zonal DIGs to expedite the crackdown against criminals, in their respective areas of jurisdiction on scientific lines. This crackdown, particularly aimed at eradication of street crimes in Karachi, he said must be based on proper analysis regarding nature of crime, timing and modus

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Pakistan believes in peaceful co-existence with regional countries: PM

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has emphasized that Pakistan believes in peaceful co-existence with all countries of the region. Chairing a high level meeting on foreign policy in Islamabad on Tuesday, he said Pakistan looks forward to establishing strong and mutually beneficial relations with countries of the region. The Prime Minister said peaceful

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Conflict among institutions will damage state: Khurshid Shah

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly (NA), Khurshid Shah on Tuesday warned that conflict among national institutions would damage the state. Talking to the media, Shah said that Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) would start an anti-government movement this month for leaders’ alleged corruption. He said that Supreme Court’s (SC) verdict

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General ticket sales for FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea 2017 kicks off

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND (Sarzameen News) – Federation International of Football Association (FIFA) and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) has announced the start of the general ticket sales phase for the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017. According to a statement issued by FIFA on Tuesday, general ticket prices are set between KRW 7,000 and KRW

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Government mulling to privatise 5 entities in 2017

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – As part of economic reforms, federal government is mulling to privatise five public sector enterprises (PSEs) in 2017. Pakistan Steel Mill (PSM) tops priority list which is expected to be privatised by June, 2017. Despite injecting over 26 billion in two and half years, government failed in reviving PSM. With no

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Sharif family changes legal team in Panama Papers case

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family on Tuesday changed their legal team in the Panama papers case after the formation of a new bench. Applications have been submitted in Supreme Court (SC) for the new legal team. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has replaced Salman Aslam Butt with Makhdoom Ali Khan

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CDNS achieves Rs 110 billion by Dec 31

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Central Directorate of National Savings (CDNS) achieved Rs 110 billion in last months of second quarter of current fiscal year from July 01 to December 31, 2016-17. The target for the year 2016-17 was set at Rs 228 billion as the directorate was able to achieve the target of Rs

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Qatari prince’s letter is fraudulent, claims Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Tuesday claimed that letter by Qatar prince in Panama Papers case was ‘fake’ a ‘fraud’ for which he should be penalised. “The Qatari letter is a fraud and forgery for which the prince should be sentenced and jailed. He is not supposed to turn

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Pakistan lags behind Nepal, Bangladesh in social development

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan is lagging behind India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal in terms of social development. A list of 133 countries pertaining to basic human needs and opportunities has been issued by the Social Progress Index for the year 2016. In contrast to major countries, improvement was seen in Nepal in reference

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Rawalpindi man runs hot water business amid gas outages

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News) – A local in Rawalpindi has adopted sale of hot water in chilling cold weather as business. Guddu Bhai, on every morning puts up a stall of hot water in Syed Puri colony. The residents including women and children buy water from him on Rs 20 per bucket. The natives said that

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