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Archive for May 1st, 2018

Centre, provinces take concrete steps to wipe out terrorism: Ahsan

May 1, 2018 |

Islamabad, May 01, 2018 (PPI-OT): Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal says the federal and provincial governments are taking concrete measures to eliminate terrorists and their facilitators from the country in cooperation with law enforcement agencies. He was talking to Hazara Community …

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Finance Minister says criticism by Peoples Party Leadership in Regard to Petroleum Prices Unjustified

Islamabad, May 01, 2018 (PPI-OT): Minister for Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs, Dr. Miftah Ismail has said that the criticism by Peoples Party leadership on the petroleum prices is unjustified. He said that the prices of petroleum products, even after …

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Pakistan says friendship with Russia to ensure regional peace, stability

May 1, 2018 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 01, 2018 (PPI-OT): Foreign Office Spokesperson has said Pakistan views Russia as an important global power, a significant development partner, and a salient contributor to regional stability. In a statement on the eve of 70th anniversary of the …

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CPEC to emerge as gateway to Central Asian region: Ambassadors

May 1, 2018 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 01, 2018 (PPI-OT): Ambassadors of Central Asian Countries in Pakistan have expressed the hope that CPEC will emerge as a gateway to Central Asian Region. Speaking at a seminar in Islamabad, Ambassador of Kazakhstan Barlybay Sadykov said the …

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Achievement of Development Goals can be Fast-Tracked by Empowering Labourers: Marriyum

Islamabad, May 01, 2018 (PPI-OT): The labourers have a pivotal role in the development of a country and the achievement of the development goals can be fast-tracked by empowering them. This has been said by the federal minister for Information, …

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70th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Diplomatic Relations between Pakistan and Russia

May 1, 2018 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, May 01, 2018 (PPI-OT): 1 May 2018 marks the seventieth anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and the Russian Federation. In the backdrop of multiple recent developments that have seen Pakistan-Russia relations touch historic new heights, the …

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High Commissioner attends Sir Tim Hitchens’ inauguration as the new President of Wolfson College, Oxford Discusses academic collaboration with faculty

Islamabad, May 01, 2018 (PPI-OT): H.E. Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK attended inauguration ceremony of Sir Tim Hitchens, CMG LVO as the new President of Wolfson College, Oxford. The ceremony took place in the Haldane Room …

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Three boys feared dead as boat capsized in Baramulla

May 1, 2018 | General, Official News

Srinagar, May 01, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, three young boys are feared dead while two others were rescued after a boat capsized in river Jehlum Tuesday evening in district Baramulla. Police in Baramulla said that a boat with five …

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Big funerals held for martyrs in Pulwama

May 1, 2018 | General, Official News

Srinagar, May 01, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people, today, participated in funeral prayers of a teenage cricket star Shahid Ashraf Dar and two other youth martyred by the Indian troops during a cordon and search operation and …

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Pakistan Cup: FATA to face Punjab today

May 1, 2018 | Official News, World Bank

In the Pakistan Cup Cricket Tournament, Federal Areas will face Punjab in Faisalabad today (Tuesday).

In match played on Monday, Balochistan won by 4 wickets against Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Final of the tournament will be played on Sunday

Source: Radio Pakistan…

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Hafeez allowed to resume bowling in international cricket

May 1, 2018 | General, Official News, Sports

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday announced that following remedial work and re-assessment, the bowling action of Pakistan's Mohammad Hafeez has been found to be legal, and the off-spinner can now resume bowling in international cricket.

On 17 April, …

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Opening ceremony of Super Kabaddi League held in Lahore

A colorful inauguration ceremony of Pakistan's first Super Kabaddi League was held at Alhamra Cultural Complex in Lahore.

The event will start from tomorrow, and conclude on 10th of this month, under the aegis of Pakistan Kabaddi Federation.

According to …

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