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Shutdown in parts of south Kashmir against killings

June 23, 2018 | General, Official News

Srinagar, June 23, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed in Islamabad and Kulgam districts of south Kashmir to mourn the killing of five Kashmiris by the Indian troops. The troops had killed these people in Srigufwara …

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Puppet rulers in IOK serving Delhi’s interests: Yasin Malik

June 23, 2018 | General, Official News

Srinagar, June 23, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik, has said that no matter who runs the affairs in the territory, he or she is deployed to serve New …

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Youth hit by bullets critical at Soura hospital

June 23, 2018 | General, Official News

Srinagar, June 23, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, an 18-year-old youth, who was injured in the firing of Indian troops in Srigufwara area of Islamabad on Friday, is battling for life at Soura Institute of Medical Sciences in Srinagar. A …

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Killing of people by Indian troops in IOK condemned

June 23, 2018 | General, Official News

Srinagar, June 23, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have strongly condemned the killing of five people by the Indian troops during a cordon and search operation in Srigufwara area of Islamabad district. The Chairman of All …

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Thousands attend funerals of martyrs in IOK

June 23, 2018 | General, Official News

Srinagar, June 23, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people attended the funeral prayers of the five Kashmiris martyred by the Indian troops in Islamabad district, yesterday. The troops killed a civilian, Muhammad Yousuf Rathar, by opening indiscriminate fire …

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Crime Branch data reveals 133 mujahideen arrested in 2 years

June 23, 2018 | General, Official News

Srinagar, June 23, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, Indian forces have arrested over 130 mujahideen in past two years. The figures compiled by Crime Branch (CB) of Police revealed that a total of 133 mujahideen have been arrested during 2016 …

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IOK authorities dump rehab plan for 2016 pellet victims

June 23, 2018 | General, Official News

Srinagar, June 23, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities have dumped the rehabilitation plan for pellet victims of the 2016 mass uprising who have suffered psychological trauma following loss of eyesight. In 2016, nearly 150 persons lost eyesight either …

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Father buried as son faced interrogation after CASO

June 23, 2018 | General, Official News

Srinagar, June 23, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, Sayar Ahmad was not allowed to have a last glimpse of his father or perform religious rites for him as police held the son in detention for questioning after four youth were …

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Punjab govt striving to bring children from far flung areas into mainstream: Governor

June 23, 2018 | Aviation, General

Governor Punjab Rafiq Rajwana has said that government is making efforts to bring the children of far flung areas into mainstream.

He said this after inaugurating Out Reach Program in Cadet College Hasanabdal today.

Under the program ,45 children from …

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Diplomacy plays pivotal role in strengthening Pak-German ties: Zubair

June 23, 2018 | General, Official News, Sports

Outgoing German Consul General Rainer Schmiedchen and newly appointed Consul General Ortwin Henning called on Governor Sindh Mohammad Zubair at Governor's House in Karachi.

Pak-German bilateral diplomatic and trade relations, importance of Pak-German relations in changing circumstances, China-Pakistan Economic Corridor …

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Deposit Protection Mechanism for Banking Companies

June 22, 2018 | General, Official News

Karachi, June 22, 2018 (PPI-OT): Deposit Protection Corporation (DPC), a wholly owned subsidiary of State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has launched deposit protection mechanism under its Circular dated June 22, 2018. As envisaged in the Deposit Protection Corporation Act, 2016, …

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Fresh Note Issuance on Eid-ul-Fitr 2018

June 22, 2018 | General, Official News

Karachi, June 22, 2018 (PPI-OT): The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) through its 16 field offices of its subsidiary SBP Banking Services Corporation (SBP BSC) provided fresh banknotes of various denominations aggregated to Rs. 363 billion, including Rs 53 billion …

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