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Indian troops initiated unprovoked cease fire violation along Working Boundary targeting civil population with mortars and heavy weapons in Harpal and Charwah Sector since early morning

Rawalpindi, May 21, 2018 (PPI-OT): Indian troops initiated unprovoked cease fire violation along Working Boundary targeting civil population with mortars and heavy weapons in Harpal and Charwah Sector since early morning. Pakistan Rangers Punjab effectively responding and targeting those Indian …

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China finds $60b gold mine at Arunachal border: Report

May 21, 2018 | General, Official News

Beijing, May 21, 2018 (PPI-OT): China has begun large-scale mining operations on its side of the border with Arunachal Pradesh where a huge trove of gold, silver and other precious minerals valued at about $60 billion has been found, a …

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DeM denounces re-arrest of party leaders

May 21, 2018 | General, Official News

Srinagar, May 21, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) has denounced the re-arrest of party Chairperson, Aasiya Andrabi, Nahida Nasreen and Fehmeeda Sofi soon after their release on Saturday. The DeM spokesperson in a statement issued in Srinagar …

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Kashmiris want resolution of Kashmir dispute: DFP

May 21, 2018 | General, Official News

Srinagar, May 21, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) has said that Kashmiri people are fighting for their right to self-determination, as promised to them by the international community through various UN resolutions. …

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Kashmir not economic, but basic right issue: Gilani

May 21, 2018 | General, Official News

Srinagar, May 21, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani has said that Kashmir is not an issue of economic deprivation, but it is an issue concerning the basic and fundamental rights of …

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Shutdown being observed in IOK today

May 21, 2018 | General, Official News

Srinagar, May 21, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed, today, to mark the martyrdom anniversaries of prominent liberation leaders, Mirwaiz Molvi Muhammad Farooq, Khawaja Abdul Ghani Lone and martyrs of Hawal. Call for the shutdown and …

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Vice Chairman of Chinese Central Military Commission visits Field Commands of Pakistan Navy at Karachi

May 20, 2018 | General, Official News

Karachi, May 20, 2018 (PPI-OT): Vice Chairman of Chinese Central Military Commission, General Zhang Youxia was on an official visit to Pakistan. During the visit, General Zhang Youxia called on Chief of the Naval staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi at …

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Differences over mega dams fanned differences, wasted resources

Karachi, May 20, 2018 (PPI-OT): Chairman Coordination of FPCCI Malik Sohail on Sunday said conflicts over the construction of large dams has wasted a lot of national resources, therefore, small dams should be constructed across the country. Dams have become …

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Pakistan’s heat waves woes to worsen further as summer temperatures spike steadily

May 20, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, May 20, 2018 (PPI-OT): Deadly heat waves are going to be a country’s much bigger socio-economic and health problem in the coming decades, particularly in densely populated urban areas of the country, as these global warming-induced extreme weather events …

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Claims of economic turnaround put to question

May 20, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, May 20, 2018 (PPI-OT): Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders on Sunday questioned the tall claims of economic turnaround, enhanced power generation and increased revenue collection by the incumbent government. The ground realities would not support the tall claims of …

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Chief of Air Staff Mujahid Anwar Khan calls on Punjab Chief Minister

May 20, 2018 | General, Official News

Lahore, May 20, 2018 (PPI-OT): Chief of Air Staff Mujahid Anwar Khan called on Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif here today. Ideas were exchanged regarding matters of mutual interest and professional activities of Pakistan Air Force. At this moment, CM …

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Punjab Government and Pakistan Air Force sign agreement of THQ Hospital Fort Minro

May 20, 2018 | General, Official News

Lahore, May 20, 2018 (PPI-OT): Primary and Secondary Health Care Department Punjab and Pakistan Air Force signed has signed agreement regarding handing over of administrative affairs of Tehsil Headquarters Hospital, Fort Minro to PAF. Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif …

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