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Archive for September, 2019

Govt committed to complete international gas pipeline projects

September 15, 2019 |
The government is aggressively pursuing international gas pipeline projects to meet energy needs of the country.A press release issued by Ministry of Energy in Islamabad said Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India Gas Pipeline Project and North South ... Read More ...

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Govt working on policy to increase petroleum commodities production

September 15, 2019 |
The government is working on a multi-pronged strategy to increase production of petroleum commodities by revamping the existing oil refineries and opening up the sector for private companies to create an environment of competition.According to a senior... Read More ...

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Policy evolved for IT promotion: Mahmood

September 15, 2019 |

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan says a comprehensive policy has been evolved for the promotion of information technology across the province.

Talking to a delegation of female MPAs who called on him in Peshawar on Sunday, Mahmood Khan said …

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Rs.250m released for development schemes in Islamabad: Ali Nawaz

September 15, 2019 |

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Capital Development Authority Affairs Ali Nawaz Awan says federal cabinet has decided to release 250 million Rupees for various development projects in Islamabad.

Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Sunday, he said the …

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Smart Meters & cable project to be initially introduced in Gilgit to save electricity during winter season: CM GB

September 15, 2019 |

Gilgit Baltistan Chief Minister Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman says Smart Meters and cable project would be initially introduced in Gilgit to save electricity during winter season.

Presiding over briefing session of Power department in Gilgit he said Smart Meters pilot project in …

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Sepoy Ameen Afridi laid to rest in Akakhel,Khyber district

September 15, 2019 |

Soldier of Pak Army Syed Ameen Afridi who embrace martyrdom at Western Border in an attack of terrorists was was laid to rest with full military honour in Akakhel area of district Khyber today.

Earlier, people belonging to all walks …

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Four soldiers embraced Shahadat while one got injured in two incidents on Western Border

Rawalpindi, September 14, 2019 (PPI-OT): Four soldiers embraced Shahadat while one got injured in two incidents on Western Border. In North Waziristan, miscreants fired on routine patrolling party of security forces near Abba Khel, Spinwam late last night. Resultantly, Sepoy …

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Pakistan condemns drone attack on Saudi Oil Pumping Facility

September 14, 2019 | Ministries, Official News

Islamabad, September 14, 2019 (PPI-OT): Pakistan strongly condemns the drone attack on Saudi oil processing facility Buqyaq and the Khurais oil field causing fire, material damage and disruption of its operation. Such acts to sabotage and disrupt commercial activities causing …

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Restoration of Article 370 demanded in Hyderabad seminar

September 14, 2019 | General, Official News

Hyderabad, September 14, 2019 (PPI-OT): Left-wing political parties of India held a seminar in Hyderabad, capital of Talangana State, over the scrapping of Article 370 by the Narendra Modi government that granted special status to occupied Kashmir.

Talangana State Secretary …

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EU parliament members call for trade, travel sanctions on India

September 14, 2019 | General, Official News

Brussels, September 14, 2019 (PPI-OT): Members of the European Union Parliament called for trade and travel sanctions on India over the alarming human rights situation in Indian-occupied Kashmir.

The Co-Chair of the Friends of Kashmir Group in the EU parliament, …

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Subcommittee of US House Committee on Foreign Affairs to discuss Kashmir issue

September 14, 2019 | General, Official News

Washington, September 14, 2019 (PPI-OT): The Subcommittee of US House Committee on Foreign Affairs will meet soon and hold discussion on human rights situation in Indian-occupied Kashmir (IoK) which has been under a clampdown since August 5.

This was stated …

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AI urges India to lift blackout, let Kashmir speak

September 14, 2019 | General, Official News

Srinagar, September 14, 2019 (PPI-OT):Global human rights watchdog, Amnesty International demanding an end to continued lockdown in occupied Kashmir, has urged India to let the people of the territory speak.

In a video posted on Twitter, Amnesty International has exposed …

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