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Bulgaria is eying on more cotton and rice from Pakistan

Islamabad, May 20, 2019 (PPI-OT): H.E. Ms. Liliya Ivanove, Deputy Minister of Economy of the republic of Bulgaria along with Bulgarian Ambassador H.E. Mr Roumen Pirontchev called on the Hon’ble Minister for NFS and R Sahibzada Mehboob Sultan in Islamabad …

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Health Minister Dr. Zafar Mirza leads Pakistan delegation to World Health Assembly-will share Govt’s Health Reform Agenda at The Global Forum

Islamabad, May 20, 2019 (PPI-OT): Minister of Health Dr. Zafar Mirza arrived in Geneva on Sunday at the head of Pakistan delegation to the 194 nation World Health Assembly that meets in the Swiss capital from Monday. In his arrival …

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UN probe sought into torture by Indian forces in IOK

May 20, 2019 | General, Official News

Srinagar, May 20, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) and Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) have urged the United Nations to establish a commission of inquiry to investigate and probe …

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Thousands attend funeral of martyr in Wadoora Sopore

May 20, 2019 | General, Official News

Srinagar, May 20, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people attended the funeral prayers of martyred Irfan Ahmed in Sopore town. Irfan Ahmed was martyred along with two other youth by Indian troops during a cordon and search operation …

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Missing body of teacher recovered in Bandipora

May 20, 2019 | General, Official News

Srinagar, May 20, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, body of a missing teacher was recovered near Wullar Lake in Bandipora district, today. The body of Mushtaq Ahmad Lone (29) was spotted by locals from Laharwapora near Wullar Lake in the …

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World urged to stop India treating IOK prisoners inhumanly

May 20, 2019 | General, Official News

Srinagar, May 20, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) has appealed to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and International Committee of Red Cross to put pressurize on India to …

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Indian army provides training, weapons to VDC members in Jammu

May 20, 2019 | General, Official News

Srinagar, May 20, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, in order to harass and keep the local Muslims under constant threat, Indian Army has started providing armed training and weapons to the notorious anti-Muslim elements, mostly associated with Hindu extremist outfits, …

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PSX closed bullish, gains 83.92 points today

The Pakistan Stock Exchange was bullish today.

The KSE100 Index closed today at 33250.54 points as compared to 33166.62 points on the last working day with a positive change of 83.92 points.

The total turnover was 165,485,500 as compared to …

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Punjab Health Minister reviews provision of medicines to hepatitis patients

A high meeting chaired by Punjab Minister for Health Dr Yasmin Rashid in Lahore today reviewed provision of medicines to hepatitis patients.

Addressing the meeting, the Provincial Minister directed DG Health Services Punjab and all Chief Executive Officers of government …

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Kazakhstan to hold first presidential election in 30 years: Diplomat

NurSultan Kazakhstan will hold snap presidential election on June 9, intending to ease the uncertainty that has dominated the political environment since longtime President Nursultan Nazarbayev announced his resignation last March.

The upcoming election is considered as the most important …

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Anti-encroachment operation in G-8 Markaz, various Car showrooms sealed

May 19, 2019 | General, Official News

Islamabad, May 19, 2019 (PPI-OT): Capital Development Authority (CDA) in collaboration with Islamabad District Administration is conducting vigorous operations to eliminate the escalations made by illegal occupiers, car dealers / showrooms owners and others on footpaths and parking areas in …

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Access to justice denied in IOK, admits former High Court judge

May 19, 2019 | General, Official News

Srinagar, May 19, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, former High Court Judge Justice (Retd) Hasnain Masoodi has demanded the Indian authorities to repeal SROs [Statutory Rules and Orders] 149 and 313, saying fundamental right of access to justice is being …

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