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ECP accepts Imran’s apology, withdraws notice in Ballot secrecy case

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday withdrew their suo motu notice after accepting the apology of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan in ballot secrecy case. The ECP has directed to issue the success notification of Khan from Islamabad’s NA-53 constituency. A four-member commission headed by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) retired Justice

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Lok Virsa to screen super hit film from 1958 “Mukhra” on Saturday

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Lok Virsa Mandwa Film Club would organize screening of Super hit film from 1958 Mukhra here at its media center on Saturday. Film stars Sabiha Khannum and Santosh starred in several films together but Mukhra from 1958 remains their most successful film. The film received monumental success primarily due to pre-release publicity, stars

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Roof collapse kills three of the same family in Kasur

KASUR (Sarzameen News)- As many as least three children, two sisters and one brother, were killed and another was wounded when roof of a dilapidated house collapsed in Kasur in the wee hours of Friday. Rescue teams with the help of residents of the area retrieved the bodies from the debris and shifted them to hospital.

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Tobacco worth US$ 26.073 mln exported in FY 2017-18

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- About 7,211 metric tons of tobacco worth US$ 26.073 million exported during 12 months of fiscal year 2017-18 as compared the exports of the corresponding period of last year. The exports of above mentioned commodity during the period under review witnessed 76.1 percent growth as against the same period of last year, said

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Caretaker PM forwards summary to call NA session on August 13

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Caretaker Prime Minister (PM) Nasir-ul-Mulk on Thursday has formally forwarded a summary to President Mamnoon Hussain, suggesting to summon the session of the National Assembly (NA) on August 13. On the first day, the new elected members of NA will take oath of their office. This will be followed by the elections of

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Dozens dead, wounded in attack on Yemen bus carrying children: Red Cross

SANAA (AFP) – An attack on a bus carrying children in rebel-held northern Yemen on Thursday left dozens of people dead or wounded, the International Committee of the Red Cross said. Following an attack this morning on a bus driving children in Dahyan Market, northern Saada, (an ICRC-supported) hospital has received dozens of dead and wounded,

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UN relief official urges Israel to allow emergency fuel into blockaded Gaza

GAZA (Sarzameen News)– The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator has called on Israeli authorities to allow UN-purchased emergency fuel back across the border of Gaza in order to avert hospital closures and raw sewage overflowing onto the streets of the Palestinian enclave. Restricting the entry of emergency fuel to Gaza is a dangerous practice, with grave

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Achakzai, AJK PM not allowed for a meeting with Nawaz Sharif

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News)- Prime Minister Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Raja Farooq Haider and leader of Pashtunkhuwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) Mehmood Khan Achakzai were barred for having a meeting with Nawaz Sharif at Adiala Jail on Thursday. The jail authorities stopped the two leaders from meeting convicted ex-prime minister at the jail. According to reports,

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Knee injury rules Shahid Afridi out of CPL 2018

JAMAICA (Agencies) – Jamaica Tallahwahs will not be able to call upon Shahid Afridi in the upcoming Caribbean Premier League 2018 after the former Pakistan all-rounder confirmed his unavailability. Afridi cited rehabilitation from a long-standing knee injury as the reason behind his absence. The 38-year-old sustained the injury while playing for Karachi Kings in the

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ECP rejects Imran Khan’s apology in ballot secrecy violation case

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)– The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has rejected the apology of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman and in-waiting prime minister Imran Khan over violating the secrecy of ballot while casting his vote during recent general elections. Babar Awan, the counsel for the PTI chief, appeared before the electoral body on Thursday and submitted the reply

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