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UAE embassy terms news of visa restrictions fake, demands stern action

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Embassy of United Arab Emirates (UAE) has rubbished news circulating about visa restrictions for the national of Pakistan. UAE’s embassy, in a message to Pakistan’s foreign office, termed these news fake and part of baseless propaganda. “There are no visa bans on any category of Pakistani applicants. This news is being spread

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No rift between govt and judiciary: Saad

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique has said that there is no rift between the government and judiciary. Talking to a news channel, he said, “An independent judiciary is imperative for the country’s development.” He said, “Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Chief Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif himself led party workers march towards

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Saudi King Salman named Islamic Personality of the Year

DUBAI (Sarzameen News)- Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia has been named Islamic Personality of the Year by the organising committee of the Dubai International Holy Quran Award. Ibrahim Bu Melha, Head of the Dubai International Holy Quran Award, said that the prestigious title was awarded to

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Hussain Nawaz appears before Panama JIT for fourth time

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s son Hussain Nawaz has appeared before Joint Investigation Team (JIT) for fourth time today (Saturday) whereas Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar is also likely to reach Federal Judicial Academy for the hearing. On the occasion, security arrangements have been beefed up to avoid any untoward situation

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Temperature to rise 46 degrees in Lahore: Met Office

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Sirens have sounded to warn Lahoris about the searing heat as the temperature is likely to reach 46 degrees in the metropolis. According to Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), mainly hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country, while very hot weather is likely in upper Sindh, different areas

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Power cuts continue across country as shortfall surpasses 4000MW

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- A day after Federal Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif claimed that electricity generation had crossed 18000 megawatts, traumatizing power cuts have returned to cripple routine life matters across country. As per details available, country’s rural areas are witnessing 12-hour of power cuts whereas urban areas are witnessing 10-hour of load-shedding

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CJ summons attorney-general after govt reaction over judges’ remarks

ISLAMABAD  (Sarzameen News)- The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government, through a statement, criticised the judges for their remarks given earlier in the day in which they censured the representatives of the government for trying to ‘politicise’ the probe into the Sharif family’s offshore assets exposed in the Panama Papers. The PML-N government, through a statement, criticised

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Hassan Nawaz appears before Panama JIT for first time

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif’s younger son Hassan Nawaz has appeared before Joint Investigation Team (JIT), formed to investigate the Panama Leaks case, for the first time today (Friday). Arriving at the Federal Judicial Academy, premier’s son waved his hand to the people present outside the building. Sources told that Hassan

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Tax measures of budget to enable Pakistan achieve higher economic growth: Dar

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Federal Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar on Friday said that the tax measures announced in the Budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-18 will enhance the welfare and prosperity of the general public, and enable Pakistan to achieve higher, sustainable and inclusive economic growth. “The tax measures, which have been proposed in the

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Marriyum stresses for taking concrete measures to present soft image of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Maryam Aurangzeb on Friday stressed the need for taking concrete measures to present soft image of Pakistan around the world. Chairing a meeting in Islamabad, she directed all allied departments of the Ministry including Radio Pakistan, PTV, APP, Pakistan National Council of the Arts, and

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