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Shehbaz Sharif suggests Pervaiz Rashid to avoid media interaction over Nisar row

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif suggested the ex-Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid to avoid giving certain statements in media over his ongoing row with the party leader Chaudhry Nisar. Commenting on the rift between Nisar and Rashid, Shehbaz Sharif favoured the former and called him A “senior leader of PML-N”. “Nisar is one of

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World Bank plan investment in city projects

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar said Karachi facing multi faceted problems and about fifty percent of city population was living in slums where poor water supply and drainage with improper sanitation conditions and broken roads became main hurdle in their development. World Bank’s cooperation in resolving these issues is good omen, however city’s critical

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Karzai backs Russia’s military support to Pakistan

NEW DELHI (Sarzameen News)- Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has supported the military assistance of Russia to Pakistan, saying that Moscow can give weapons to Islamabad same as the United States is providing arms to Afghanistan’s neighboring country. Addressing the Raisina Dialogue 2018 in India, Karzai said Moscow and Islamabad relations are new. “There are ninety

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TTP’s imprisoned Qari Ahsan denies knowing Najeebullah Mehsud

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Banned outfits Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander, imprisoned in Karachi Central Jail, Qari Ahsan has said that he never heard of any operative named Naqeebullah Mehsud. In what has come as an important development in slain Najeeb’s case, an imprisoned operative of an outlawed organisation has denied knowing the person who was gunned down

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UNSC discusses Afghanistan’s security situation, peace process

KABUL (Sarzameen News)- The UN Security Council (UNSC) would be holding a special meeting on security situation in Afghanistan on Friday in New York, an official said. Sibghatullah Ahmadi, deputy spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) told Pajhwok Afghan News security situation in Afghanistan would be the main focus of the meeting and the

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Pakistan summons Indian Deputy HC for third time in week

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- The Director General (SA & SAARC), Dr Mohammad Faisal, summoned the Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh Friday and condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along the Working Boundary on 19th January 2018, in Sialkot Sector, resulting in the killing of one 24-year-old Irfan in village Harpal while injuring

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Pakistan reunites missing Afghan child with family

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- In a gesture of good will, Foreign Secretary of Pakistan Tehmina Janjua handed over the custody of an Afghan child to the Afghan Embassy in Islamabad Friday, the Foreign Office reported. The child had come here with his parents for medical treatment of his father. However, during their stay in Islamabad, Ubaid ullah

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Pakistan Navy being equipped with latest technology: Admiral Zafar

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- The Annual Award Ceremony of Pakistan Navy Logistics Command was held at PN Dockyard, today. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi was the chief guest on the occasion. Annual Award Ceremony is held at the end of every year to review overall performance of the units under the command and

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PML-N Sindh president among others join PPP

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Vice-president of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Sindh chapter among key party leaders have joined Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) on Friday months away from General Elections 2018. PML-N Sindh president Israr Mashwatti, Farrukh Niaz and other leaders have quit the federally ruling party and joined forces with PPP that has the provincial power in

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NADRA DG Muzaffar Ali Shah sacked for graft

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) chairman has sacked General Manager (DG) Syed Muzaffar Ali Shah on Friday after allegations of graft were proven during an inquiry. According to an inquiry report compiled by three director generals of NADRA who were tasked to probe the allegations, Syed Muzaffar Ali Shah could

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