EVMs increase voters’ confidence, reduce election petitions: President 

Islamabad, September 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):President Dr Arif Alvi has once again supported the use of electronic voting machines in the elections. In a tweet on Monday, he said the use of EVMs in Philippines increased voter’s confidence and phenomenally reduced election petitions as well as cases of violence. The President said our electronic voting system is stronger as the paper ballot will support the electronicRead More…

Prime Minister to virtually address UNGA’s session on Friday 

Islamabad, September 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Imran Khan will virtually address the 76th session of the UN General Assembly on Friday. This was stated by Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Munir Akram in an interview with Associate Press of Pakistan in New York. He said Pakistan’s policy statement, to be delivered by the Prime Minister, is expected to convey Islamabad’s vRead More…

76th Session of the UN General Assembly 

Islamabad, September 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):The high-level segment of the 76th Session of UN General Assembly (UNGA) will be held in New York from 21-27 September 2021. Prime Minister Imran Khan will deliver the policy address during the session through a video statement, outlining Pakistan’s perspective on key global and regional issues.
Separately, Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi will be visiting New YoRead More…

Commodity Identification Training and Outreach/Awareness Raising visit Gilgit-Baltistan

Islamabad, September 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):Strategic Export Control Division regularly undertakes outreach activities, aimed at enhancing awareness on strategic export controls and implementation of UNSC sanctions. Deliberations during the outreach sessions also focus on the tools and methods for effective national counter proliferation efforts and implementation of Export Control on Goods, Technologies, Material and EquRead More…

Weather Forecast

Islamabad, September 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):Synoptic Situation
Monsoon currents are likely to enter upper parts of the country from today.
Monday
Mainly hot and dry weather is expected in most plain areas of the country. However, rain-wind / thundershower is expected at isolated places in upper Punjab, Islamabad, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan and south-eastern Sindh.
Tuesday
Rain-wind/thundershower iRead More…

Rivers flows and reservoirs level report

Lahore, September 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 96500 cusecs and Outflows 155000 cusecs, Kabul at Nowshera: Inflows 16200 cusecs and Outflows 16200 cusecs, Jhelum at Mangla: Inflows 17900 cusecs and Outflows 30000 cusecs, Chenab at Marala: Inflows 339Read More…

Situation in IIOJK far from normal, BJP uses Taliban, Pakistan to garner votes: Mehboob Mufti 

Jammu, September 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti has said that the situation in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir is far from normal which is evident from the twin attacks in Kulgam district in south Kashmir, this week.
Mehbooba talking to reporters on the side-lines of a party function in Jammu said, “Their claim that everything is normal in Jammu and KashRead More…

Major IIOJK institutions, roads to be named after slain Indian forces’ personnel: Sinha 

Srinagar, September 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):In pursuit of the Hindutva ideology to rob Muslim dominated Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir of its peculiar identity, IIOJK Lt. Governor. Manoj Sinha has said that major institutions and roads will be named after the slain Indian police and forces personnel in the territory.
Speaking on the occasion of a Cycle Race organized along the Dal Lake in Srinagar, Sinha said Read More…

Indian forces directed to use pump action guns to ‘kill’ drones 

New Delhi, September 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):Indian Security forces that guard vital installations, airports and even their own camps have been directed to use rubber bullets bearing pump action guns to neutralise low-flying drones till an appropriate technology is found to thwart such so-called aerial attacks.
Also, forces like the Border Security Force (BSF) have recently installed an improvised iron pole mounted light mRead More…

Indian police arrest JKML leader in IIOJK 

Srinagar, September 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian police arrested Muslim League General Secretary Assadullah Par ray in Bandipora district. The police arrested Assadullah Parray in Hajin area of the district.
The JKML spokesman in a statement condemned the arrest and torture by the police task force on Assadullah Parray and said that such brutal being employed by the Indian Read More…