Covid-19 claims 32 more lives, infects 399 in Sindh

Karachi, February 07, 2021 (PPI-OT): As many as 32 more patients of coronavirus died overnight in Sindh province, lifting the death toll to 4,119 and 399 new cases emerged when 9,136 tests were conducted. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Sunday. He added that 32 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 4,119 that constituted 1.6 percRead More…

Rivers flows and reservoirs level report

Lahore, February 07, 2021 (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 12300 cusecs and Outflows 50000 cusecs, Kabul at Nowshera: Inflows 6700 cusecs and Outflows 6700 cusecs, Jhelum at Mangla: Inflows 8700 cusecs and Outflows 24200 cusecs, Chenab at Marala: Inflows 7500 cuRead More…

Revolutionizing Animation industry of Pakistan: Ministry of Information Technology and ISPR collaborate for development and promotion of Animation Industry in Pakistan

Rawalpindi, February 07, 2021 (PPI-OT): Ministry of Information Technology and ISPR collaborate for development and promotion of Animation Industry in Pakistan. Federal Minister for IT and Telecom, Syed Amin Ul Haque, Secretary IT and Telecom, Mr. Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui, DG ISPR, Major General Babar Iftikhar were present on the occasion held in ISPR headquarters.
Global market size of animation industry is around $270Read More…

Weather Forecast

Islamabad, February 07, 2021 (PPI-OT): Synoptic Situation
Continental air is prevailing over most parts of the country.
Sunday
Cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country, while very cold in upper parts and north Balochistan.
Monday
Cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country, while very cold in upper parts and north Balochistan.
Past 24 Hour Weather
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Government wants to hold Senate elections through open ballot to maintain transparency: Qureshi

Islamabad, February 07, 2021 (PPI-OT): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says the government wants to hold the Senate elections through open ballot to maintain transparency and end horse trading. Talking to media in Multan on Sunday, he said Prime Minister Imran Khan wants to end corrupt practices.
The Foreign Minister the ruling party is lacking a majority for constitutional changes and it has tabled the bill seRead More…

SC larger bench to hear reference regarding open ballot Senate polls on Monday

Islamabad, February 07, 2021 (PPI-OT): Supreme Court has constituted a five-judge larger bench to commence the hearing tomorrow [Monday] on a presidential reference, seeking the court’s opinion on ‘open ballot’ for Senate elections. The five-judge larger bench will be headed by Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed while its other members include Justice Mushir Alam, Justice Umar Ata Bandial, Justice Ijaz-ul-Ahsan and JusRead More…

Transparency in elections is strength of democracy: Shibli

Islamabad, February 07, 2021 (PPI-OT): Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz has said transparency in elections is the strength of democracy. In a tweet on Sunday, he said opposition’s vociferous on the step to ensure transparency in the Senate elections is beyond comprehension. He said by opposing open ballot in Senate polls, the opposition parties have clarified that they do not want Read More…

World must compel India to implement UN resolutions for plebiscite in IIOJK: Moeed

Islamabad, February 07, 2021 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on National Security Moeed Yusuf has urged the world to compel India to implement the UN Security Council resolutions on holding a plebiscite in Jammu and Kashmir. In an interview with Turkish news agency Anadolu, he said India’s unilateral actions in the Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir have paved the way for international commRead More…

India’s actions clearly pose danger to Int’l peace, security: Munir

Islamabad, February 07, 2021 (PPI-OT): Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Munir Akram in an article published in news portal of world body has said India’s actions clearly pose a danger to international peace and security. He said the Jammu and Kashmir dispute is one of the oldest unresolved issues on the agenda of the United Nations Security Council. Munir Akram said under internationaRead More…

FO expresses sorrow over loss of lives in Uttarakhand disaster

Islamabad, February 07, 2021 (PPI-OT): Foreign Office has expressed deep sorrow over the loss of precious lives due to flash floods caused by glacier break-off in Uttarakhand India. In a tweet today [Sunday], the Spokesperson said that our thoughts are with the families of the victims. He prayed for the safety and early rescue and recovery of those missing.
For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and BRead More…