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Fire tenders extinguish blaze at shopping mall in Karachi

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Fire tenders on Thursday extinguished the fire that erupted at a shopping mall in Karachi’s Shahrah-e-Faisal. According to details, the blaze broke out in a generator, causing smoke and suffocation in the mall. The guards of the shopping center immediately called fire brigade for help. Arriving at the scene, two fire tenders

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Key BLA activist surrenders to security forces

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News) A key activist of Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) Abdul Rasool alias Ustad along his group has surrendered to security forces. According to military media wing, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Abdul Rasool was involved in terrorist activities in Pasni, Kulanch, Dasht and Mand areas of Balochistan. The surrender took place as a result

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Nisar slams US ‘double standards’ on Kashmir freedom struggle

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Tuesday said it was a matter of great concern that US administration had started speaking the tone of India, which was not only involved in massive human rights violations in Occupied Kashmir but also suppressing Kashmiris legitimate and just movement for the right to self-determination. India

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PM directs NDMA to prepare for any hazard during monsoon spell

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has directed National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and all provincial governments to take immediate precautionary measures in view of ongoing monsoon spell. The Prime Minister said that adequate emergency preparatory measures should be ensured throughout the country to contain any potential damage. He also directed to keep the residents

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Imran criticises PM for not visiting Quetta, Parachinar

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) chairperson Imran Khan Wednesday took a swipe at Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for neglecting terror victims of Quettaand Parachinar and allegedly giving preference to fire victims of Southern Punjab by paying a visit to them. Khan addressed the media in the federal capital and pointed out that the premier did not visit Quetta and Parachinar and inquired

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Panama JIT summons three children of Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif on July 5

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen  News)- Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) on Tuesday has summoned all the three children of Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif in the first week of July. According to the details, Hassan Nawaz has been called on July 3, Hussain Nawaz will appear on July 4 while Maryam Nawaz will attend hearing on July

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Balkh Governor warns of crisis if security reforms not implemented

KABUL (Sarzameen News)- The provincial governor of northern Balkh province and the chief executive of Jamiat Islami party has warned the country could be taken to a crisis if reforms are not implemented in the security sector. In a speech released on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, Noor said the security institutions are incompetent and immediate reforms are

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Turkey rejects Arab demands to close military base in Qatar

ISTANBUL (Sarzameen News)- Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday denounced the list of demands put forward by four Arab states in efforts to defuse the diplomatic crisis with Qatar, rejecting their request to close its military base in Qatar. “We consider these demands are against international law,” Erdogan was quoted as saying in Istanbul by the

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Ruet-e-Hilal Committee sights moon, Eid-ul-Fitr on Monday

LAHORE (Web Desk) – Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman has announced positive Shawwal moon-sighting on Sunday confirming that Pakistan is to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Monday. The moon-sighting committee convened a meeting today to sight Shawwal moon. Saudi Arabia, Middle East and Gulf countries are celebrating Eid today. The special day started with Eid prayers

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Afghans offer Eidul-Fitr prayer amid tight security, hoping for lasting peace

KABUL (Sarzameen News)- My utmost desire in my life is to see the end of the lingering crisis and lasting peace returning in my homeland Afghanistan,” 50-year-old Kabul resident, Khalilullah, whispered after offering Eidul-Fitr prayer in a local mosque here on Sunday. Coming out of the mosque where hundreds of the faithful offered their Eidul-Fitr prayer

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