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JIT report unacceptable as evidence, Maryam says in court

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The joint investigation team and its report are irrelevant in the case of Avenfield properties, said former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz while recording her statement in the accountability court on Thursday. During the hearing, Maryam told the court that report prepared by the JIT is an investigative document,

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ECP issues final electoral rolls-2018: Registered voters figure crosses 100 million

ISLAMABAD, May 23 (APP) – Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday said that the total registered voters in the country had reached the figure of 105,955,407 with 59,224,262 male and 46,731,145 female voters. According to final electoral rolls-2018 issued by the ECP, out of total registered voters 60,672,868 were from Punjab, 22,391,244 voters were

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FATA Reforms Bill to be tabled in NA today

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) Reforms Bill will be tabled in the National Assembly today (Thursday) that includes the merger of the tribal areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The government has decided to table the Fata Reforms Bill after parliamentary leaders of all political parties have expressed their agreement over the

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Caretaker govt: PM Abbasi, Khursheed Shah to meet again today

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Leader of Opposition in National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah will meet again today (Thursday) to name caretaker prime minister. The two leaders failed to reach a consensus on the name of caretaker prime minister during the past five meetings. Opposition leader Khursheed Shah said after

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Rasheed, Mushahidullah resignations result of ‘forbearance’: Nawaz

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif remarked on Thursday that the resignations of federal information minister Pervaiz Rasheed and former Senator Mushahidullah Khan were a result of his forbearance. Nawaz also referred to his statement in the accountability court in which he claimed that an intelligence agency officer had conveyed to him

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Planting trees: Beating Karachi’s heat the green way

(Web Desk) – One of nature’s air purifier, trees are an essential component of our environment that provide shade from the scorching heat while releasing oxygen in the air. However, some trees, if not planted in the right environment can become less of an aide. In Karachi, the absence of indigenous trees has caused disaster

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Pakistan ready to work with SCO to eliminate terrorism: Tehmina Janjua

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua has said that Pakistan is ready to work with regional countries under the umbrella of SCO to effectively eliminate the menace of terrorism from the region. She was inaugurating meeting of the Legal Experts Group of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization–Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (SCO-RATS) in Islamabad today. The Foreign Secretary

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Nawaz Sharif finds Musharraf treason case as core cause of his ‘legal troubles’

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif expressed on Wednesday that the legal cases against him were punishment for his pursuit of a treason case against the former president, Pervez Musharraf. In an explosive press conference in Punjab House, the supreme leader of ruling Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz stated that it was not easy

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Seems parliamentary committee will decide caretaker PM, says Khursheed Shah

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Opposition Leader has said that the issue of caretaker PM will be decided by the parliamentary committee now that the talks between him and PM Abbasi have failed to decide upon a name. PPP leader seemed disgruntled with the government while speaking in the National Assembly. He blamed the government for

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Of Islamic history: Madina’s Masjid al-Qiblatayn

(Web Desk) – Masjid al-Qiblatayn in Madina is one of the most important historical mosques for Muslims. Famously known as the ‘Mosque of the two Qiblas’, the white coloured mosque’s history dates back to the time of Holy Prophet Mohammad (Peace Be Upon Him), when he received a revelation from Allah to change the Qibla

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