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Day: November 1, 2020

Sindh Chief Minister says COVID-19 claims four more lives in Sindh

English, Ministries, Official News
Karachi, November 01, 2020 (PPI-OT):Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said in a statement on Sunday that four more coronavirus patients had died overnight in Sindh province with 480 new cases. He said that the death toll from the virus in the province had reached 2,631 that constituted 1.8 percent death ratio. The chief minister said that 11,313 tests were conducted against which 480 new cases emerged that constituted 4.2 percent current detection rate. He stated that so far, 1,654,763 samples had been tested which diagnosed 146,331 cases, of them 95 percent or 138,779 patients had recovered, including 110 overnight. Shah said that currently, 4,921 patients were under treatment, of them 4,675 were in home isolation, one at isolation center and 245 at different hospitals. He said tha...

Rivers flows and reservoirs level report

English, General, Official News
Lahore, November 01, 2020 (PPI-OT):The position of the river inflows and outflows at Tarbela, Mangla and Chashma along with the reservoirs levels and the barrages today is as under: Rivers: Indus at Tarbela: Inflows 28400 cusecs and Outflows 38000 cusecs, Kabul at Nowshera: Inflows 4500 cusecs and Outflows 4500 cusecs, Jhelum at Mangla: Inflows 5200 cusecs and Outflows 30000 cusecs, Chenab at Marala: Inflows 7800 cusecs and Outflows 3000 cusecs. Barrages: Jinnah: Inflows 55500 cusecs and Outflows 48000 cusecs, Chashma: Inflows: 43700 cusecs and Outflows 40000 cusecs, Taunsa: Inflows 38300 cusecs and Outflows 37800 cusecs, Panjnad: Inflows 10000 cusecs and Outflows 5100 cusecs, Guddu: Inflows 45200 cusecs and Outflows 37100 cusecs, Sukkur: Inflows 34700 cusecs and Outflows 8100 cusecs Kotri...

Weather Forecast

English, General, Official News
Islamabad, November 01, 2020 (PPI-OT): Synoptic Situation Continental air is prevailing over most parts of the country. Sunday Mainly dry weather is likely to prevail over most parts of the country, while cold in northern areas. However, partly cloudy weather with isolated light rain-thunderstorm is expected in Kashmir and adjoining hilly areas. Monday Mainly dry weather is likely to prevail over most parts of the country, while cold in northern areas. Past 24 Hour Weather Dry weather prevailed over most parts of the country. However, rain occurred at isolated places in Kashmir and Kakul (Abbottabad). Rainfall (mm): Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Kakul 03. Today’s Lowest Minimum Temperature’s (°C): Leh -06, Gupis -03, Kalam -02, Kalat, Skardu -01, Quetta and Dir 00. For more information, contact: Nat...

PM Imran reiterates that leaders of Muslim world must take lead in breaking cycle of hate against Muslims

English, Ministries, Official News
Islamabad, November 01, 2020 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Imran Khan has reiterated that leaders of the Muslim world must take the lead in breaking the cycle of hate and extremism against the Muslims. He made these remarks during his telephonic conversation with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Both the leaders shared concerns on the rising tide of Islamophobia in the Western world particularly in Europe. The Prime Minister said that Muslim leaders should explain to their counterparts from the Western world about the special reverence and love all Muslims feel towards the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad Rasool Allah Khatamun Nabiyyin Sallallaho Alaihe Wasalam. Imran Khan said as European states have laws criminalizing the denial of Holocaust and their sentiments for Holocaust are respected,...

Third phase of Umrah resumption begins from today

English, Ministries, Official News
Islamabad, November 01, 2020 (PPI-OT):The third phase of Umrah pilgrimage resumption for Muslims belonging to foreign countries is starting from today (Sunday). The Saudi Arabia government has announced fresh measures for the Umrah pilgrimage, which was suspended for six months due to the Coronavirus outbreak. The barricade placed around the Kaaba and the holy Black Stone will remain in its place and visitors will be prevented from touching them. Masjid al-Haram will be disinfected 10 times a day, while quarantine rooms have already been established for visitors having symptoms of COVID-19. For more information, contact: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of Pakistan 4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan Tel: +92-51-9103557 Email: info@moib.gov.pk...

73rd Independence Day of Gilgit Baltistan being celebrated

English, Ministries, Official News
Islamabad, November 01, 2020 (PPI-OT):The 73rd Independence Day of Gilgit Baltistan is being celebrated with traditional zeal and fervour today (Sunday). It was on this day in 1947, when people of Gilgit Baltistan led by Gilgit Scouts stood against Dogra Governor, Brigadier Ghansara Singh and arrested him. They also announced liberation of Gilgit-Baltistan from Dogra rule and hoisted national flag of Pakistan. The main function of the day will be held at Helipad Ground in Gilgit. Prime Minister Imran Khan is likely to visit Gilgit Baltistan today to grace the occasion. Radio Pakistan Gilgit and Skardu have arranged special programs to mark the day. For more information, contact: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of Pakistan 4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Isla...