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PTI to observe one-day mourning on Bilour’s demise: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Wednesday announced to observe one-day mourning and postponed its political activities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, following the sad demise of Awami National Party (ANP) leader Haroon Bilour and other party workers. In a statement, Central Information Secretary and Spokesman PTI Fawad Chuadhry said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) expressed solidarity with the

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PSX removes Hussain Lawai as chairman

KARACHI/ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Tuesday announced to remove renowned banker Hussain Lawai as its chairman. The banker facing inquiry in a Rs35 billion money laundering case was arrested by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on July 6. Earlier, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) on Tuesday removed Hussain Lawai from

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SBP directs banks to collect funds for dams’ construction

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Following the instructions of the Supreme Court, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Tuesday ordered all the commercial banks and microfinance banks operating in the country to open ‘Diamer Basha and Mohmand Dam Fund Account-2018’ to collect funds for construction of the dams. The consumers can make donations and contributions to the

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Armed forces to contribute in dams’ construction: ISPR

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan’s armed forces will make contributions to the fund opened to facilitate the construction of Diamer-Basha and Mohmand dams. Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement on Monday. It may be noted that the Supreme Court on Wednesday directed authorities concerned to construct the two dams on priority basis. The judgement stated

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Imran Khan unveils PTI manifesto for general elections 2018

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Monday has unveiled his party’s manifesto for general elections 2018 during a ceremony in Islamabad. Imran Khan said that the manifesto we present is no ‘easy-solution’ and that there is a need to make major changes. He said that PTI’s performance in KP was

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NAB court sends Captain (r) Safdar to Adiala Jail

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News)- Ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law Captain (r) Safdar on Monday has been shifted to Adiala Jail for one year after brief appearance in accountability court. The convict was taken to the jail amid tight security. Captain (r) Safdar on Sunday had surrendered after which National Accountability Bureau (NAB) team arrested him from Liaquat

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Lahore airport to be sealed on Nawaz, Maryam’s arrival

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- The security departments have decided to seal Allama Iqbal International Airport on ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz’s arrival. The law enforcement agencies have prepared a security plan as per which, Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz will be sent to Islamabad on another plane immediately after their arrival at Lahore

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CJP warns Dar of canceling passport for skipping hearings

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday has warned former finance minister Ishaq Dar of canceling his passport over persistent absence in assets beyond income reference. During the hearing of case related to managing director of Pakistan Television Corporation, CJP said that Ishaq Dar is not taking the judicial proceedings

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Fakhar Zaman claims second position in ICC rankings

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan’s Fakhar Zaman’s string of good scores, have helped him vault 44 places to claim second position in the latest ICC player rankings after the finish of tri-series in Harare. In the latest player rankings, which also takes into account India’s 2-0 and 2-1 series win against Ireland and England, respectively, Australia opener

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Ali Pervaiz to contest general election from NA-127

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Following the Avenfield verdict against Maryam nawaz, PML-N Lahore President Pervaiz Malik’s son Ali Pervaiz was awarded the party ticket for NA-127 constituency. PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif awarded tickets to the new candidates. Irfan Shafi Khokhar has been allotted the ticket for PP-173. Previously, Maryam Nawaz was contesting the election from both the

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