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Schools reopen in Karachi after summer vacations

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- The educational institutions in Sindh reopened on Tuesday as the summer vacations came to an end. All private and government schools were back to their routine however; the attendance was low in most of the schools on the first day. Traffic flow also increased as a result of reopening of schools. Sindh

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Nawaz Sharif’s era defined by transparency, honesty: Shahbaz

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Tuesday said that Nawaz Sharif’s era is defined by service, transparency, honesty and integrity. In a statement, he notified that, “Projects of Nawaz government are great examples of development, high standard and quality.” Punjab CM asserted that their political opponents are the enemies of progress and

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NA to elect new Leader of House Tuesday

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- National Assembly will elect new Leader of the House tomorrow (Tuesday). Six candidates, including Shahid Khaqan Abbasi of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, are in the fray to contest the election at the specially convened session of the house at three in the afternoon. Other candidates in the run include PPP’s Syed Khurshid Shah and Syed

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Disqualification of PM increases policy uncertainty: Moody’s

NEW YORK (Sarzameen News)- Credit rating agency Moody on Tuesday reported that Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification by the Supreme Court (SC) in Panama Papers case poses risks to policy continuity. If heightened political uncertainty and strife among the various branches of government disrupt the administration s economic and fiscal agenda, macroeconomic stability and the government s

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Probe into high-profile cases likely to suffer as Nisar mulls to relinquish

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Probe into high-profile cases is likely to suffer amid Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan’s announcement to relinquish and dissolution of federal cabinet. Sources privy to Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) have said that accountability watchdog is investigating several cases including notorious Pakistan Super League (PSL) spot-fixing scandal, Khanani and Kalia case, Axact

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Girl was raped on Panchayat’s order, Multan CPO tells SC

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Multan City Police Officer (CPO) on Tuesday submitted the report of gruesome incident involving ‘revenge rape’ in the Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan, which confirms that the 17-year-old girl was raped on Panchayat’s orders. It has also been claimed in the report that all 29 suspects including the prime culprit have been

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Imran sold Pakistan for Kerry Packer series: Hashmi

MULTAN (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) former Vice President Javed Hashmi on Monday said that he was sports minister when the former captain and current Chairman of PTI, Imran Khan had left Pakistan team for Kerry Packer World Series in 1977. “We kept requesting him not to sale Pakistan for Kerry Packer series but he

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MQM Pakistan to support Shahid Khaqan for premiership

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Coordination committee of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Pakistan has voiced support for Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) candidate for premiership Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday. Reportedly, the decision came in during a meeting of the committee. It should be noted here that President Mamnoon Hussain has summoned a session of National Assembly (NA) on August 1st and Pakistan is

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Hamza Shehbaz has party’s overwhelming consent to be CM

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Spokesperson for the Government of Punjab has said on Monday that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has overwhelming consensus over Hamza Shehbaz to be the Chief Minister of Punjab. Malik Ahmed Khan was conversing with analyst Habib Akram and law expert Saad Rasool in programme TezTar5 when he said that CM Shehbaz is not legally required

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Mirwaiz welcomes outgoing Pak envoy’s Kashmir stance

SRINAGAR (Sarzameen News)- Hurriyat forum Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has welcomed the statement of outgoing Pakistan High Commissioner, Abdul Basit in which he had said that Pakistan was ready to fulfill the conditions of plebiscite according to the UN resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “Abdul

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