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Archive for May 17th, 2019

Drawning military into political discourse is worrisome: Hooda

May 17, 2019 | General, Official News

Chandigarh, May 17, 2019 (PPI-OT):A former top official of Indian Army, in an apparent reference to speeches of Narendra Modi and other Indian politicians, has said it is worrisome that the military is increasingly being drawn into the political discourse …

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Glowing tributes paid to martyred youth in IOK

May 17, 2019 | General, Official News

Srinagar, May 17, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have paid glowing tributes to the youth martyred by Indian troops in Pulwama, Shopian and Baramulla districts.

The troops martyred three youth, Naseer Pandit, Umar Mir and Khalid …

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India increases military buildup along WB in IOK

May 17, 2019 | General, Official News

Jammu, May 17, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, India has decided to display an “aggressive stance” against Pakistan by a strong military buildup along the Working Boundary.

A top Indian defence official talking to Srinagar-based English daily Greater Kashmir said …

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Complete shutdown in IOK against killing spree

May 17, 2019 | General, Official News

Srinagar, May 17, 2019 (PPI-OT):In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed, today, to protest against the ongoing killing spree by Indian troops in the territory. Call for the shutdown has been given by the Joint Resistance Leadership. All shops …

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Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry have called upon the government to focus on introducing interest-free youth business loans

May 17, 2019 | General Business News

Islamabad, May 17, 2019 (PPI-OT): Ahmed Hassan Moughal President, Rafat Farid Senior Vice President and Iftikhar Anwar Sethi Vice President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry have called upon the government to focus on introducing interest-free youth business loans to …

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President FPCCI to address SCO Business Council and Forum at Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic

May 17, 2019 | General Business News

Karachi, May 17, 2019 (PPI-OT): Engr. Daroo Khan Achakzai, President FPCCI has left for Kyrgyz Republic to attend the meeting of the Business Council of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) on 17th May 2019 to be held in Bishkek. All member …

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PACRA Maintains Entity Ratings of Nishat Mills Limited

May 17, 2019 | General Business News

Lahore, May 17, 2019 (PPI-OT): The ratings reflect established position as a premier export-oriented composite unit which is supplemented by a sizable strategic portfolio and conservative capital structure. The Company enjoy’s prominence in textile sector due to wide array of …

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NKATI urges government to bring an end to load-shedding

May 17, 2019 | General Business News

Karachi, May 17, 2019 (PPI-OT): North Karachi Association of Trade and Industry (NKATI) have asked Sindh Governor and Chief Minister to play their role to resolve power load-shedding issue in industrial areas during the sacred month of Ramadan on priority …

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BMP Chief says free float of dollar is not suitable for Pakistan Economy

May 17, 2019 | General Business News

Lahore, May 17, 2019 (PPI-OT):Chairman Businessmen Panel, Mian Anjum Nisar on Friday said Pakistan is currently facing significant economic challenges, with declining foreign exchange reserves, diminishing growth and increasing trade deficit. He said rupee once again weakened to a record …

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Two Commodores of Pakistan Navy promoted to the rank of Local Rear Admiral

May 17, 2019 | General, Official News

Karachi, May 17, 2019 (PPI-OT): Two Commodores of Pakistan Navy, namely Sheikh Imran Nasir and Muhammad Arshid Javed have been promoted to the rank of Local Rear Admiral with immediate effect.

Rear Admiral Sheikh Imran Nasir joined Pakistan Navy in …

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Launching Ceremony of first Corvette vessel built for Pakistan Navy held in Romania

May 17, 2019 | General, Official News

Karachi, May 17, 2019 (PPI-OT): Launching Ceremony of first state of the art 2300 Tons Corvette vessel being built for Pakistan Navy was held at M/s DAMEN Shipyard Galati, Romania. Chief of Staff (Personnel), Vice Admiral Abdul Aleem graced the …

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Consolidated and concerted action needed to curb child marriages from the country through awareness and legislative reforms

May 17, 2019 | General, Official News

Islamabad, May 17, 2019 (PPI-OT): UN Women and Women Parliamentary Caucus (WPC) of the National Assembly of Pakistan on Thursday joined hands to work together for advancing the women’s empowerment and gender equality agenda, which is central to Pakistan’s efforts …

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