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Pakistanis lost Rs83 billion in stocks in previous trading week

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) 100-index dropped from 49, 900 points to 49, 300 in last trading week. Meanwhile, Rs83 billion were lost in stocks due to which volume of market capital went down from Rs98 trillion to Rs97 trillion. Though previous trading week began with bullish momentum as 100-index inducted 414.70

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New spell of snowfall, rain grips parts of country

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – A new spell of snowfall and rain has continued to persist in various parts of country. According to details, upper areas including Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan are witnessing snowfall which is intensifying cold. However, snowfall in Skardu, Kalam, Mingora and Malam Jabba is creating difficulties for the locals

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CM reviews matters related to clean drinking water project

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif on Monday directed to devise a plan within a week to launch the clean drinking water project in thirty-seven tehsils of the province. He was chairing a high-level meeting in Lahore to review matters related to Clean Drinking Water Project. The Chief Minister said that the

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Lahore chosen as venue for Pakistan Super League final

DUBAI (Sarzameen News) – Administrators and organizers on Monday chose Lahore as a venue for mega event Pakistan Super League (PSL) final. During a meeting in Dubai, the participants including team owners have decided to organize the event in Pakistan on March 7, 2017 even if international cricketers are unwilling to play. However, re-drafting of

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Shahid Afridi retires from int’l cricket

SHARJAH (Sarzameen News) – Legendary Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi on Sunday announced his retirement from international cricket, ending an illustrious and sometimes controversial 21-year career. The 36-year-old star had already quit Tests in 2010 and ODI cricket after the 2015 World Cup but still skippered the Pakistan Twenty20 team at the 2016 world championships in

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PTI not to hold rallies till SC verdict on Panama leaks case

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) has decided not to conduct rallies till verdict in Panama leaks case is announced by apex court. According to the party resources, Chairman PTI, Imran Khan on Monday issued directives to party’s leadership not to conduct rallies till Panama leaks case’s verdict and has cancelled Sargodha’s gathering in

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Several terrorists killed, hideouts destroyed in PAF airstrikes in North Waziristan

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News) – The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) on Sunday carried out multiple air strikes in North Waziristan Agency on several terrorist positions, said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The terrorists tried to regroup in the Wucha Bibi area of the tribal agency and were targeted by the PAF, according

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PSL: Karachi Kings beat Peshawar Zalmi by 9 runs

SHARJAH (Sarzameen News) – Karachi Kings earned their second win of the PSL 2017 as they beat Peshawar Zalmi by 9 runs in a very close game, reported Dunya News. Skipper Darren Sammy won the toss and asked Karachi Kings to bat first. Squads Babar Azam, KC Sangakkara (capt), CH Gayle, Shoaib Malik, RS Bopara,

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Key Al-Qaeda commander killed in NDS special operation

NAWA (Sarzameen News) – A key Al-Qaeda commander, Saifullah Akthar, and one of his fighters were killed in a special operation carried out by the National Directorate of Security (NDS) operatives in Nawa district of central Ghazni province on January 9, the NDS confirmed in a statement on Sunday. The NDS alleged that, “Akhtar was

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New U.S. travel ban to spare green card holders: Trump official

WASINGTON (Reuters) – A new version of a Trump administration travel ban will not stop green card residency holders or travelers already on planes from entering the United States, U.S. Secretary for Homeland Security John Kelly said on Saturday. U.S. President Donald Trump’s initial attempt to clamp down for security reasons on immigration from seven

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