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JRL calls for protest shutdown in IOK tomorrow

October 17, 2018 | General, Official News

Srinagar, October 17, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) has called for a protest shutdown, tomorrow, against the killings, arbitrary arrests, invoking of draconian Public Safety Act, destruction of houses, harassment of students and attack on …

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IUST students protests against fresh killings

October 17, 2018 | General, Official News

Srinagar, October 17, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, students of Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) Awantipora held a protest demonstration against the fresh killings by Indian troops in Fateh Kadal area of Srinagar, today.

Class work was suspended …

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Remarks to Traveling Press

October 17, 2018 | Aviation, General

SECRETARY POMPEO: We’re on our way to Turkey, where I’ll meet with President Erdogan this morning, if all goes as planned. Yesterday I had the chance to have a number of meetings, extended meetings, with King Salman and the crown …

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Pakistan Executes Accused Serial Killer Of Eight Children

October 17, 2018 | Entertainment, General, Official News

An accused pedophile and killer of eight children has been executed in Pakistan after his appeals were rejected by the courts, officials said.

Mohammad Imran was hanged at a prison in Lahore in the presence of Amin Ansari, the father …

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Deadly Gun Battle Kills 3 in Disputed Territory of Kashmir

October 17, 2018 | General, Official News

At least two militants were killed in a gun battle with government forces in the disputed region of Indian Kashmir Wednesday.

A policeman was also killed in the battle that took place in a neighborhood in the main city of …

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Education: Afghan refugees studying in refugee villages

October 16, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, October 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): In line with our global education policy which encourages the adoption of the host country’s education curriculum, the UN refugee agency has decided to use the Pakistani curriculum in refugee village schools. The decision has …

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Faculty and students of Department of Criminology in University of Karachi visited Head Office of CPLC-CRC

October 16, 2018 | General, Official News

Karachi, October 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): Faculty and students of Department of Criminology in University of Karachi visited the Head Office of CPLC at the Sindh Governor House were impressed with the services rendered by Citizens Police Liaison Committee (CPLC). Faculty …

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SECP holds workshop on anti-money laundering, terror financing

October 16, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, October 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): The SECP held a full-day workshop on anti-money laundering/countering financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) in Lahore on Monday on the theme of “implementation of risk-based approach within financial institutions.”

After Karachi, the workshop was second in …

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NAB believes in nabbing culprit, proclaimed offenders and absconders

October 16, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, October 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): Honourable Justice Mr. Javed Iqbal Chairman NAB chaired a meeting to review performance of NAB at NAB headquarters. He said that NAB is apex anticorruption organization of the country to eradicate corruption and to recover …

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Revoke sedition cases or else we’ll too surrender degrees

October 16, 2018 | General, Official News

Srinagar, October 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Kashmiri students of Maulana Azad National Urdu University while demanding an immediate revocation of all false charges against Kashmiri students at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) have warned of surrendering their degrees en masse in …

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Indian soldier commits suicide, 2 injured in attack

October 16, 2018 | General, Misc., Official News

Srinagar, October 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, an Indian soldier committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in Samba district. Indian soldier of 4/11 GR identified as Bahadur Thappa Mager, 19, ended his life by shooting himself …

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Continued detention of Gilani, Mirwaiz and Malik denounced

October 16, 2018 | General, Official News

Srinagar, October 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has castigated the Indian authorities for caging Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Muhammad Yasin Malik and dozens other Hurriyat leaders and activists to …

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