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Archive for August 18th, 2019

Shehryar Afridi urges the world to act and save ten million Kashmiris locked in the biggest jail on earth in Indian Occupied Kashmir

Islamabad, August 18, 2019 (PPI-OT): Minister for SAFRON and Narcotics Control Shehryar Afridi has urged the world to act and save ten million Kashmiris locked in the biggest jail on earth in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK). Addressing the participants of …

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Special Joint Teams of FBR to Start Verification of Import Documents of Imported Goods with effect from 1st September

Islamabad, August 18, 2019 (PPI-OT): Under the instructions of Chairman FBR, the Federal Board of Revenue has started a phased program to combat sale of smuggled goods in the local market. In this regard, it has been decided that Special …

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B.C. law student still can’t contact her family in IOK

August 18, 2019 | General, Official News

Canada, August 18, 2019 (PPI-OT): A Kashmiri woman who is studying in B.C. has said that she still cannot get in contact with family back home, nearly two weeks after a crackdown in the territory. Zehra Munshi came to Canada …

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Curfew enters 14th consecutive day in IOK today

August 18, 2019 | General, Official News

Srinagar, August 18, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities continue to impose strict curfew and other restrictions across the Kashmir valley on the 14th consecutive day, today, to prevent people from holding demonstrations against India’s move of abrogating special …

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Turkey urges UN to play more active role on Kashmir

August 18, 2019 | General, Official News

Ankara, August 18, 2019 (PPI-OT): Turkey has urged the United Nations to play a more active role in resolving the lingering Kashmir dispute within the framework of its resolutions. The Turkish Foreign Ministry in a statement issued in Ankara, welcomed …

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Former military officers, others move SC against Kashmir move

August 18, 2019 | General, Official News

New Delhi, August 18, 2019 (PPI-OT):Six petitioners, including two former high-ranking military officers, have approached the Supreme Court of India to challenge the Indian government move to scrap Jammu and Kashmir’s special status under Article 370 and bifurcate it into …

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Present curbs in IOK comparable to 1990s: Anuradha Bhasin

August 18, 2019 | General, Official News

New Delhi, August 18, 2019 (PPI-OT): The Executive Editor of Kashmir Times, Anuradha Bhasin has said that the present restrictions and clampdown on the media is comparable to that in the early 90s. Anuradha Bhasin speaking during a press interaction …

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Kashmir issue one of Muslim world’s tragedies: Iranian cleric

August 18, 2019 | General, Official News

Tehran, August 18, 2019 (PPI-OT): Hojjatoleslam Kazem Seddiqi, the interim Friday prayer leader of Tehran, has said the issue of Kashmir is one of the tragedies of the Muslim world. Addressing worshippers on Friday, Seddiqi said the Indian government was …

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IOK under curfew on 14th consecutive day

August 18, 2019 | General, Official News

Srinagar, August 18, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities continue to impose strict curfew and other restrictions across the Kashmir valley and at least five districts of Jammu region on the 14th consecutive day, today. At least one person, …

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Huawei Mobile Services Reach 100 Million Users Outside China

August 18, 2019 | General, General Business News

From August 9th to 11th, Huawei held its Huawei Developer Conference (HDC) 2019 in Dongguan, China. HDC 2019 featured a number of key announcements: Huawei Mobile Services now boasts over 100 million users outside of China.

In addition, an updated …

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Punjab CM inaugurates Monsoon Tree Plantation Campaign

August 18, 2019 | Energy & Power

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar inaugurated Monsoon Tree Plantation Campaign by planting a sapling in Khudpur area near Lahore today.

Minister of State for Climate Change Zartaja Gull, Advisor to Prime Minister for Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam, Federal …

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Six martyred in Upper Dir blast

August 18, 2019 | Aviation, General

Six people were martyred and five injured in a blast in Shringal area of Upper Dir district on Sunday.

According to District Police Officer Upper Dir, some terrorists targeted the van by remote control device.

The injured have been shifted …

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