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Charred body parts render locals heartbroken in IOK

SRINAGAR (Sarzameen News)- People in Shopian and Pulwama districts on the occupied Kashmir were rendered heartbroken on Wednesday over receiving just charred body parts of three youth killed by Indian troops during a 24-hour long military operation at Bahmnoo in Pulwama district. According to Kashmir Media Service (KMS), body of Kifayat Ahmad Khanday, one of

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Current freedom struggle in IOK not being externally sponsored: Masood

LONDON (Sarzameen News)- Sardar Masood Khan, President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) on Wednesday said that the current freedom struggle in the Indian occupied Kashmir (IOK) is indigenous and that it is not being externally sponsored. Speaking at the International Institute of Strategic Studies in London, he said, “Pakistan is extending moral, diplomatic and

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Muslim man in India puts on burka to avoid getting lynched

AGRA (Sarzameen News)- Given the increasing incidents of lynching, the Muslim minority in India seems to be getting more insecure with each passing day, reported Times of India. Nazmul Hassan, a 42-year-old assistant engineer in Aligarh’s Kasimpur power station was caught at the railway station Sunday afternoon wearing a burka. Alerted by other travellers, GRP

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Pakistani rupee succumbs to political chaos

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan rupee lost three percent in single session where the currency reached to almost 44 month low level against the green back due to political uncertainty in the country. The domestic currency opened at 104.95 but immediately hit the top of 106 to dollar, but speedy slide created panic and in small

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Dar takes notice of spike in interbank rate of US Dollar against Pakistani Rupee

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Federal Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar on Wednesday took cognisance of the spike in the interbank rate of the US dollar against the Pakistani Rupee. During an emergent meeting of the officials of Finance Division, Ishaq Dar expressed deep concern, indignation and disappointment at the fact that the current political situation is

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Early completion of CASA-1000 project to add milestone in Pakistan, Tajikistan bilateral relations: PM

DUSHANBE (Sarzameen News)- Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that early completion of CASA-1000 electricity project will add a milestone in the bilateral relations between Pakistan and Tajikistan. “I am pleased to note that work on the project is progressing smoothly,” the Prime Minister said while addressing a joint press conference in Dushanbe with

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Pakistan re-launches Computer Centre at YMMA Headquarters

COLOMBO (Sarzameen News)- To augment younger generation’s skills building with better educational opportunities, the Government of Pakistan through its High Commission donated 17 computers and relevant equipment to re-launch and up-grade Pakistan Computer Centre at All Ceylon Young Mens’ Muslim Association Conference (YMMA), at their Headquarters in Maradana, Colombo on Wednesday. Acting High Commissioner of

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Cricket team made nation proud by winning ICC Champions Trophy: PM

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif hosted a grand reception in Islamabad in honour of the national cricket team that made history by defeating India in the final of ICC Champions Trophy at Oval. The event was attended, among others, by Leader of the House in the Senate Raja Zafar-ul-Haq, members of the Federal Cabinet and officials of PCB. Speaking

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Sarfaraz appointed Pakistan’s Test skipper

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) appointed cricketer Sarfaraz Ahmed as the skipper of the national squad in the Test format as well, on Tuesday. According to details, after his successful stint as Pakistan’s One Day International and Twenty-20 captain, Sarfaraz has been chosen to fill in the shoes of former Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq. Sarfaraz was

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Meera expresses desire to work with Bollywood Khans

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Lollywood drama queen Meera has expressed wish to work with Bollywood Khans one day, the Indian media reported. “It has always been my dream to work with Shah Rukh Khan, Amir Khan or Salman Khan. SRK is King Khan and to be honest, even if a donkey was cast opposite him, it

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