Prime Minister calls for formation of inclusive govt in Afghanistan

Islamabad, September 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Imran Khan has called for formation of an inclusive government in Afghanistan to strengthen national unity and create long term stability in the war-torn country. In an interview to Russia Today television, he said Pakistan is working with the neighbours of Afghanistan to determine what the Afghan government should do to gain international community’s recognitioRead More…

Germany appreciates Pakistan’s positive role in bringing about Doha Process

Islamabad, September 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):Germany has appreciated the positive role played by Pakistan in bringing about the Doha Process for stability, peace and prosperity in Afghanistan. In an exclusive interview with News and Current Affairs Channel of Radio Pakistan, German Ambassador to Pakistan, Bernhard Schlagheck said the role played by Pakistan has been acknowledged by the United States and the world communityRead More…

Weather Forecast

Islamabad, September 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):
Synoptic Situation
Continental air is prevailing over most parts of the country. Shallow monsoon currents are penetrating north-eastern and lower southern parts of the country and likely to strengthen during next few days.
Saturday
Mainly hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country. However, rain-wind/thunderstorm is expected at isolated places in southeast SinRead More…

Prime Minister initiates dialogue with Taliban for inclusive Afghan government

Islamabad, September 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Imran Khan says he has initiated a dialogue with the Taliban for an inclusive Afghan government to include Tajiks, Hazaras and Uzbeks. In a tweet on Saturday, he said the decision was made after meetings in Dushanbe with leaders of Afghanistan’s neighbours and especially a lengthy discussion with Tajikistan’s President Emomali Rahmon. The Prime MinisteRead More…

Not afraid of Owaisi, will mark ‘Hyderabad Liberation Day’: Amit Shah

Hyderabad, September 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):Indian Home Minister Amit Shah has said that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), unlike the governing Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), was not afraid of Asaduddin Owaisi’s All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) and would commemorate the Hyderabad Liberation Day on September 17 every year after it gets elected in the state.
Addressing a public meeting in Nirmal, he alleged thRead More…

WHO emergency approval for Indian vaccine delayed till October 5

New Delhi, September 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):World Health Organisation’s (WHO) approval for the emergency use authorisation (EUA) to COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin, developed by the Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, has been delayed till October 5. As per WHO, the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE) will be meeting on October 5 to check whether to grant EUA to Covaxin or not. The assessment of the SAGE worRead More…

Rise in flow of counterfeit currency notes in India

Tirupati, September 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):The Indian states of Maharashtra, Bengal, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh reported fake currency seizures of the highest kind in the country last year as per data released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB). Maharashtra topped the list with the seizure of 6,99,495 such notes, followed by West Bengal with 24,227, Gujarat with 20360 notes and Andhra Pradesh with 17,705 in 2020.Read More…

IIOJK accounts for 36% UAPA cases registered in India

Srinagar, September 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):As many as 287 cases were registered under the black law, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir during 2020. The data released by India’s National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), shows that IIOJK topped the chart in terms of cases registered under the UAPA last year with the occupied territory alone accounting for 36 percent of Read More…

Delhi violence: Court criticises police for lackadaisical approach towards prosecution of cases

New Delhi, September 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):A Delhi court has castigated police for not taking proper steps for the prosecution of cases related to the Indian violence in the capital in February 2020. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Arun Kumar Garg said if the police do not ensure effective prosecution of the cases, he will have to pass adverse orders, including imposing adjournment costs to be deducted from the salaries ofRead More…

Modi regime projecting Kashmir’s silence as normalcy: Mehbooba Mufti

Jammu, September 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President, Mehbooba Mufti, has said that Modi regime is projecting Kashmir’s silence as normalcy before the world but everybody knows about the deteriorating condition of the territory.
Talking to reporters in Rajouri district, Mehbooba Mufti said that the BJP government in Delhi was earlier projecting Read More…