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All Pakistan Capital Development Authority Kabaddi Cup begins

June 16, 2013 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, June 16, 2013 (PPI-OT): All Pakistan CDA Kabaddi Cup – 2013 organized by the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has commenced here at Cricket Ground, Fatima Jinnah (F-9) Park. Member Administration CDA, Munir Ahmad Chaudhry inaugurated the Kabaddi Tournament. Prominent Kabaddi teams of the country are participating. On the day first, Pakistan Army has secured […]

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President Condemns Attack On Polio Vaccination Team In Swabi

Karachi, June 16, 2013 (PPI-OT): President Asif Ali Zardari has strongly condemned the attack on a polio vaccination team in Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa today in which two volunteers involved in polio eradication campaign lost their lives. While condemning the death of the two polio volunteers, the President said that such cowardly and inhuman acts of […]

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Kayani and Rafiq Butt attends the concluding session of Army War Games

Rawalpindi, June 16, 2013 (PPI-OT): Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and Chief of Air Staff , Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafiq Butt, attended on Saturday the concluding session of the Army War Games (Exercise AZM-E-NAU 4), which commenced at the National Defence University, Islamabad on 3 June 2013. Army War Game (Exercise […]

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Prime Minister Condemns Killing Of Polio Volunteers In Swabi

Karachi, June 16, 2013 (PPI-OT): Terming the attack cowardly and inhumane, Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has strongly condemned the killing of two volunteers of a polio team in Swabi, Khyber Pukhtunkhwa. The Prime Minister paid highest tribute to the volunteers who lost their lives in playing their role for eradicating the menace of polio […]

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Anti Narcotics Task Force recovers 6.750 kgs of heroin at Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad; two persons arrested

June 16, 2013 | Government Institutions

Rawalpindi, June 16, 2013 (PPI-OT): Anti Narcotics Force in a successful operation recovered 6.750 Kgs of heroin at Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad. According to details, Anti Narcotics Force, received an information that some international drug smugglers /traffickers will try to smuggle Heroin to United Kingdom through Cargo, from Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad. On […]

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Court seeks presenting of witnesses against Papa Kishtwari

June 16, 2013 | Misc.

Srinagar, June 16, 2013 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, a Srinagar court has directed the prosecution to produce witnesses at the earliest in a murder case of a contractor against notorious government gunman, Papa Kishtwari. The trial is going on in the court of first Additional District Judge Srinagar against Ghulam Muhammad Lone alias Papa Kishtwari […]

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Unidentified miscreants hurled a cracker near Shahrah-e-Faisal flyover close to Pakistan Air Force Base

June 16, 2013 | Government Institutions

Karachi, June 16, 2013 (PPI-OT): Unidentified miscreants hurled a cracker near flyover situated at the Shahrah-e-Faisal close to PAF Base at about 0810 PM, during busy traffic hours. Three security personnel who got minor injuries, were immediately shifted to PAF Hospital and have been discharged after first aid. Security agencies are in full control of […]

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New Trade Policy to Promote Domestic Commerce – Azam Muhammad

June 16, 2013 | Chambers of Commerce

Islamabad, June 16, 2013 (PPI-OT): Mr. Azam Muhammad, Executive Director General (Domestic Commerce), Ministry of Commerce and Industry visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry and sought the input of business community for bringing further improvement in the upcoming Strategic Trade Policy Framework 2012-15. He said new trade policy would be announced by end of […]

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Pull-out of troops, repeal of black laws from IHK demanded

June 16, 2013 | Misc.

Srinagar, June 16, 2013 (PPI-OT): The New Delhi-based Centre for Policy Analysis (CPA) has demanded complete withdrawal of Indian troops and repeal of draconian laws including Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) and Public Safety Act (PSA) from occupied Kashmir. Addressing a press conference in Srinagar, an eight-member CPA team, led by noted journalist and […]

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Kashmiris offering sacrifices for their inalienable right

June 16, 2013 | Misc.

Srinagar, June 16, 2013 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, senior leader of the All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, has said that the Kashmiris have been rendering unparalleled sacrifices to secure their internationally-recognised inalienable right to self-determination. Shabbir Ahmed Shah in a statement in Srinagar said that the Kashmir dispute was the main hurdle in […]

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Civil society’s role key for revocation of Armed Forces Special Powers Act from IHK

June 16, 2013 | Misc.

Srinagar, June 16, 2013 (PPI-OT): Senior Indian track-II diplomat and Chairman of Centre for Peace and Progress, O.P Shah has said that the civil society has an important role in pressing for revocation of draconian law, Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), from occupied Kashmir.O.P Shah in a media interview in Srinagar said that the […]

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Hundreds of children await their disappeared fathers in IHK

June 16, 2013 | Misc.

Srinagar, June 16, 2013 (PPI-OT): While most parts of the world are observing Father’s Day, today, hundreds of children in occupied Kashmir continued to wait for the return of their fathers who have been subjected to custodial disappearance by Indian troops during the past twenty-four years. A report released by the Research Section of Kashmir […]

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