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Imad Wasim retains top spot in ICC T20I ranking

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- All rounder Imad Wasim retained top spot among bowlers, while Team Pakistan ranked second in the latest ICC rankings issued for T20I. Meanwhile, Middle order batsman Babar Azam moves up to career-best sixth position in T20I rankings. The 22-year-old has risen 21 spots after his player of the series performance helped complete a 2-1 victory over

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India appoints Ajay Bisaria new HC to Pakistan

NEW DELHI  (Web Desk)- India has appointed Ajay Bisaria as the new High Commissioner to Pakistan to replace Ambassador Gautam Bambawale. India’s high commissioner to Pakistan Gautam Bambawale has been appointed the ambassador to China and India’s ambassador to Poland Ajay Bisaria will be the next high commissioner to Pakistan, Indian newspapers reported. The reshuffle was necessitated by appointment of India’s ambassador to China Vijay

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AIOU to hold national conference on English language and Literature

ISLAMABAD  (Sarzameen News)- Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will hold first-ever national conference on contemporary trends in English Language and literature next month. The theme of the conference is ‘Rethink the Possible’. Various National scholars will present papers.  It will provide an opportunity to the English Language teachers to benefit from the knowledge and expertise of nationally

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Ambassadors of USA, Afghanistan call on Prime Minister

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- The Ambassadors of USA and Afghanistan separately called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi this morning. The Afghan Ambassador congratulated the Prime Minister on his assumption of office. In his meeting with the Afghan Ambassador, Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal, the Prime Minister highlighted Pakistan’s commitment for peace and stability in the region and particularly in Afghanistan. The Prime Minister reiterated Pakistan’s

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Fundamental changes in Pak-China FTA demanded

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President All Karachi Industrial Alliance (AKIA), Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI and Former Provincial Minister Mian Zahid Hussain on Friday demanded all the necessary changes in the Pak-China FTA which is heavily tilted towards Beijing. The trade deal has not benefitted Pakistan but resulted in

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06 FC personnel injured in twin Torkham blasts

PESHAWAR (Sarzameen News)- Security officials said on Friday that as many as six Frontier Constabulary (FC) personnel were injured in two consecutive blasts at Pak-Afghan Torkham border. The FC personnel, who were deployed at the gate, and a passerby child received injuries as a result of the two blasts. Following the blasts, the security forces cordoned off

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CCI Pakistan breaks World Records for World’s largest packaged product display

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Coca-Cola Beverages Pakistan Limited (CCI Pakistan), Coca-Cola’s bottler in Pakistan announced today that it achieved the Guinness World Records by setting up the “World’s Largest Packaged Product display” at Metro Cash & Carry in Lahore, Pakistan. The display measures 1,470.81 m³ (51,941 ft³ 276 in³) and covers 100,000 cases & almost 1 Million Liters of Coca-Cola product. It

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Dewatering of low lying areas of Karachi underway after heavy torrential rains

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- The relief and rescue operation in Karachi continues after the torrential rains the city received during the last two days. Jawans of Pakistan Army and Rangers are helping the local administration to drain the accumulated rain water from low lying areas while a number of areas have already been cleared of rain water. An official of

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NAB Lahore dispatches references against Sharif family, Dar to HQ

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- National Accountability Bureau (NAB) regional office in Lahore has dispatched two references against Sharif family and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar respectively to its headquarters for a final review and approval before filing the references in the accountability court. According to details, NAB officials went into a huddle at Lahore regional office under their Director General to

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AIOU declares M. Phil Mass Com result

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) on Friday declared final result of its M.Phill Mass Communication program, Semester Autumn, 2016. According to Controller of Exams, results of M.Sc (Mass Com) will be announced in the mid of this month. Results of Matric, Intermediate, BA, PTC, CT and Bed have already been declared. The results have been placed

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