Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi message on World Hydrography Day 2021

Islamabad, June 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):World Hydrography Day (WHD) is celebrated worldwide on 21 June every year to acknowledge the work done in the field of hydrography in support of safe navigation at open seas and ports. Every year a specific theme related to contribution of hydrography in world maritime affairs is promulgated by International Hydrographic Organization.
Theme of WHO for this year “One hundred years oRead More…

COVID-19 claims 14 more patients, infects 595 others

Karachi, June 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):As many as 14 more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 5,341 and 595 new cases emerged when 13,985 tests were conducted. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Sunday. He added that 14 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 5,341 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate.
Mr. ShaRead More…

Islamabad police launch helpline, set up desk to lodge complaints against cops

Islamabad, June 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):Spearheaded by experienced and professional police officer Qazi Jamil ur Rehman, Islamabad police have introduced a toll free helpline (1715) and set up desk with the main objective to prevent misuse of police powers and make cops more responsive toward pubic complaints.
These unique initiatives have been taken under the guidance of Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Qazi JaRead More…

Snatchers/street criminals held, looted items recovered

Islamabad, June 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):Islamabad Khanna police team has arrested a gang of four criminals who have been found involved in several snatching and street crime incidents in the city. The police also recovered snatched motorbikes and weapons along with ammunition from them. According to the details, SSP (Operations) Islamabad police, Dr. Syed Mustafa Tanweer had categorically directed all the Zonal SPs to acceRead More…

Rivers flows and reservoirs level report

Lahore, June 20, 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 100100 cusecs and Outflows 155000 cusecs, Kabul at Nowshera: Inflows 45800 cusecs and Outflows 45800 cusecs, Jhelum at Mangla: Inflows 48700 cusecs and Outflows 20000 cusecs, Chenab at Marala: Inflows 36600 cRead More…

ITP introduces elaborate measures for safe road environment in city

Islamabad, June 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) has introduced elaborate measures to ensure smooth traffic flow and safer road environment in the city, said Senior Superintendent of Police (Traffic) Syed Karrar Hussain.
Following the directions of Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Qazi Jamil ur Rehman, he said that an additional deployment of policemen have been ensured and bikes and vehiclRead More…

FBR issues clarification on FMCG

Islamabad, June 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has clarified that the table prescribing tax rates for minimum tax on turnover basis has been substituted in the Finance Bill-2021 to provide relief to retailers of Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) including flour mills and refineries. The words, “flour mills” could not be mentioned inadvertently in the table which was an error and had been noted aRead More…

Payment of total assessed demand for filing of appeal

Islamabad, June 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):Federal Board of Revenue has issued a clarification on a news story appearing in Daily Times wrongly portraying that “a proposed amendment in the Finance Bill, 2021 makes it mandatory to make payment of total assessed demand for filing of first appeal.”
FBR has explained the relevant section of the enforced law to remove the existing confusion in this regard. The fact remRead More…

Pakistan calls for an inclusive politically-negotiated settlement in Afghanistan

Islamabad, June 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a meeting with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in Antalya today (Sunday). He congratulated his Turkish counterpart on successfully organising Antalya Diplomacy Forum, which saw high-level attendance of global leaders. The Pakistan Foreign Minister noted that the Forum provided an excellent opportunity to discuss and to engage on varRead More…

Dasu Hydro Power Project to immensely benefit country upon its completion by 2028: PM

Islamabad, June 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Imran Khan says Dasu Hydro Power Project is one of the projects which will immensely benefit the country upon their completion by 2028. In a pinned tweet with a video clip of project briefing, the Prime Minister expressed the confidence that during the decades of dams which began in 2018, all projects will be completed. He said Dasu Hydro Power Project which is the mosRead More…