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Archive for February 17th, 2019

HCBA condemns harassment of Kashmiris in Jammu, India

February 17, 2019 | General, Official News

Srinagar, February 17, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the High Court Bar Association (HCBA) has condemned the harassment and intimidation of Kashmiri Muslims in Jammu and India. The HCBA members took out a procession from District Court Complex, Srinagar, in …

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Indian army involved in rape, fake encounters in IOK: Khaira

February 17, 2019 | General, Official News

Chandigarh, February 17, 2019 (PPI-OT): Former leader of opposition and President of Punjabi Ekta Party (PEP), Sukhpal Singh Khaira, has said that the Indian army and forces’ personnel are involved in excesses like rape and fake encounters in Kashmir.

Sukhpal …

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Fearing attacks, over 2000 Muslims take refuge in Jammu Masjid

February 17, 2019 | General, Official News

Jammu,February 17, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the situation continues to tense in Jammu for the third consecutive day, today, as more than 2000 people have taken shelter in a masjid in Bathindi area in Jammu, fearing attacks form Hindu …

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Shutdown in IOK against attacks on Kashmiris in Jammu, India

February 17, 2019 | General, Official News

Srinagar, February 17, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, shutdown is being observed in all district headquarters of the Kashmir including Srinagar as a mark of protest against attacks by Hindu mobs on Kashmiris in Jammu and India. Call for the …

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Professor suspended over Facebook post on Lethpora blast

February 17, 2019 | General, Official News

Guwahati, February 17, 2019 (PPI-OT): A college professor was suspended over a Facebook post after she blamed the Indian army for atrocities on civilians in occupied Jammu and Kashmir. An Assistant Professor of the English department at Guwahati’s Icon Academy …

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JKLF Vice Chairman Saleem Haroon’s mother dies in Srinagar

February 17, 2019 | General, Official News

Srinagar, February 17, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the mother of Vice Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Saleem Haroon, died in Srinagar, today. A large number of people and resistance leaders and activists including JKLF Chairman, Muhammad Yasin …

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India withdraws so-called security of Hurriyat leaders in IOK

February 17, 2019 | General, Official News

Srinagar, February 17, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the Indian authorities have withdrawn the so-called security cover from the Hurriyat leaders including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Shabbir Ahmad Shah on the pretext of Pulwama blast and consequent killings.

Earlier after …

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Shutdown in IOK against attacks on Kashmiris

February 17, 2019 | General, Official News

Srinagar, February 17, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed in all districts of the Kashmir Valley and Banihal in Jammu region as a mark of protest against the attacks by Hindu mobs on the Kashmiris in Jammu …

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IOK traders attacked in Bihar

February 17, 2019 | General, Official News

Patna, February 17, 2019 (PPI-OT): At least 40 traders from Kashmir were forced to close their shops in Patna, Bihar, and return to their motherland after a Hindu mob attacked them with sticks and rods and asked them to leave …

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Speakers express concern over deteriorating IOK situation

February 17, 2019 | General, Official News

London, February 17, 2019 (PPI-OT): The members of UK and European Parliament and Kashmiri leaders, expressing concern over the deteriorating situation in occupied Kashmir, demanding peaceful settlement of the lingering Kashmir dispute.

The members of UK and European Parliament and …

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Cholistan Jeep Rally concludes

February 17, 2019 | Entertainment

Fourteenth Cholistan Jeep Rally has concluded in Cholistan Desert.

Today Punjab Minister for Tourism Raja Yasir Humayun Sarfraz along with German Ambassador to Pakistan, Martin Kobler inaugurated the final stage of prepared category in which thirty three racers participated for …

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Saudi Crown Prince Signs $20B in Investment Deals in Pakistan

February 17, 2019 | Aviation, General

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday oversaw the signing of unprecedented investment deals with Pakistan worth $20 billion just a few hours after landing in Islamabad on his maiden state visit.

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan along …

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