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Archive for February 25th, 2018

Rally in Mirpur against Kunanposhpora incident

February 25, 2018 | General, Official News

Mirpur, February 25, 2018 (PPI-OT): Students of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Mirpur University of Science and Technology took out a rally in the city to condemn the Kunanposhpora mass rape perpetrated by Indian forces on the intervening night of 23rd …

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Kashmiris greeted for zero crime record against tourists

February 25, 2018 | General, Official News

Srinagar, February 25, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the Hurriyat forum Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has lauded Kashmiris for achieving the distinction of being a tourist place with zero crime record against tourists. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement issued …

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Jammu civil society demands Kashmir settlement

February 25, 2018 | General, Official News

Jammu, February 25, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement (JKPM) in collaboration with members of civil society held a peaceful sit-in at Press Club in Jammu seeking peaceful resolution of the Kashmir dispute.

The protesters …

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Pellets injure many including one in eye in IOK

February 25, 2018 | General, Official News

Srinagar, February 25, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, several people were injured including one in eye during clashes between protesters and police in central, south and north Kashmir. Youth resorted to sloganeering and stone pelting immediately after Eid prayers. Police …

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Uttarakhand traders want Kashmiri traders to leave India

February 25, 2018 | General, Official News

Uttarakhand, February 25, 2018 (PPI-OT): A local traders’ body in Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, has asked Kashmiris, who sell garments from rented shops, to leave the state. The report said that so far the association has not given the Kashmiris any written …

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Cop killed in attack on police post in IOK

February 25, 2018 | General, Official News

Srinagar, February 25, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, a policeman was killed in an attack on a police post outside Charar-e-Shareef shrine in central Kashmir’s Badgam district, today. The SSP of Budgam Tejinder Singh told media in Srinagar that the …

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Cop killed in an another attack in Srinagar

February 25, 2018 | General, Official News

Srinagar, February 25, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, an Indian policeman was killed when he was attacked at Soura in Srinagar district, today in the evening. SSP Srinagar told media in Srinagar that unknown gunmen fired at policeman in Bilal …

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Thousands attend funeral prayers of JI leader in Kulgam

February 25, 2018 | General, Misc., Official News

Srinagar, February 25, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people attended the funeral prayers of veteran Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) leader Abdul Salam Kumar in Kulgam district, today. Abdul Salam, 76, passed away on Sunday morning after brief illness. He was …

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APHC lashes out at India, stooges

February 25, 2018 | General, Official News

Srinagar, February 25, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has lashed out at India and its puppet authorities for resorting to customary tactics of placing curbs on the resistance leadership and gagging its genuine voice for …

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Provincial Government in Pakistan Under Criticism for Aiding Controversial School

February 25, 2018 | Business & Finance

The provincial government of Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province came under sharp criticism for giving an Islamic seminary an estimated Rs.28million ($2,500,000) in aid.

The government, led by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, used government funds to support Darul Uloom Haqqania, a religious …

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Russia Changing The Signposts In Pakistan

February 25, 2018 | Aviation, General

First, a Russian military delegation made a rare visit to Pakistan's lawless tribal areas.

Then Russian-language signposts were erected on roads in the northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Now, Moscow has appointed an honorary consul in the city of Peshawar.…

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Majlis Podcast: China’s Increasing Role Along Afghan Border

February 25, 2018 | Entertainment

In this latest episode of the Majlis podcast, we returned to northern provinces of Afghanistan that border Central Asia. Information about the presence of militants from the so-called Islamic State extremist group continues to be reported and it appears China …

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