India Covid: Dozens of bodies wash up on banks of Ganges River

New Delhi, May 11, 2021 (PPI-OT): The bodies of at least 40 people have washed up on the banks of the Ganges River in northern India, officials say. The discovery, near the border between the states of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, was confirmed to the BBC on Monday.
It is not clear how the bodies came to be there, but local media reports suggest they may be Covid-19 victims. Some media reports say as many as 100 bodies hRead More…

OIC condemns tyranny of Israeli forces against Palestinians in East Jerusalem

Islamabad, May 11, 2021 (PPI-OT): Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) have unequivocally condemned the recent use of brutal force by the Israeli forces against Palestinians in East Jerusalem, and vowed to draw world community’s attention to the atrocities. At the an urgent meeting, held in New York following the attacks against worshippers around the Al-Aqsa Mosque as also the escalation of clashes in theRead More…

Government fully committed to provide conducive environment to private sector: Prime Minister

Islamabad, May 11, 2021 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan has stressed upon active participation of private sector in the development process of the country saying that government is fully committed to provide conducive environment to the private sector. Chairing a meeting to review pace of work on different public-private partnership projects being carried under Public Sector Development Programme in Islamabad, heRead More…

Pakistan condemns Israeli violence against Palestinians

Islamabad, May 11, 2021 (PPI-OT): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has emphatically stated that there is no change in Pakistan’s historic and principled position on Jammu and Kashmir dispute. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Tuesday, he said Jammu and Kashmir cannot be an internal issue of India as it is on the agenda of the UN and there are several Security Council resolutions on it.
The ForeiRead More…

20 Palestinians killed in Israeli air raids on Gaza

Islamabad, May 11, 2021 (PPI-OT): At least twenty Palestinians including nine children have been martyred while 65 others were wounded in Israeli air strikes on the besieged Gaza Strip. The Palestinian Health Ministry confirmed these attacks. Palestinian group Hamas in a statement said we salute the Palestinian martyrs who were killed in the Israeli airstrikes in the Gaza strip.
Meanwhile, in Turkey, thousands of peoRead More…

Pakistan’s UN Ambassador Munir Akram’s proposal for issuing a joint statement deploring the Israeli actions against Palestinians was unanimously endorsed by the OIC meeting

Islamabad, May 11, 2021 (PPI-OT): Ambassadors of member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Monday unequivocally condemned the recent use of “brutal” force by the Israeli forces against Palestinians in East Jerusalem, and vowed to draw world community’s attention to the atrocities, say a press release received here today from New York. At the an urgent meeting, held in New York following theRead More…

KSrelief starts providing humanitarian assistance to deserving families in Punjab, KP

Islamabad, May 11, 2021 (PPI-OT): King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) has started providing humanitarian assistance to the deserving families in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa under Zakat al Fitr project. Under this project, 19,032 rice bags weighing four hundred tons will be distributed amongst the deserving families. The project will benefit 114,192 people in nine districts of Punjab and KhyberRead More…

Prime Minister to interact with public via telephone today

Islamabad, May 11, 2021 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan will once again interact with the public via telephone today [Tuesday]. The Prime Minister will take the telephone calls at one thirty pm. People can contact with the Prime Minister on telephone number 051-9224900.
For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, IslamaRead More…

Pakistan reports 113 more Covid deaths, 3,084 new cases

Islamabad, May 11, 2021 (PPI-OT): One hundred thirteen more deaths due to Coronavirus infection have been reported in the country during the last 24 hours. According to fresh statistics issued by the National Command and Operation Centre, 3,084 new positive cases surfaced after conducting the tests of 38,883 people. The positivity ratio remained seven point nine three percent.
For more information, contact:
Ministry Read More…

Rivers flows and reservoirs level report

Lahore, May 11, 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 65400 cusecs and Outflows 60000 cusecs, Kabul at Nowshera: Inflows 43500 cusecs and Outflows 43500 cusecs, Jhelum at Mangla: Inflows 57200 cusecs and Outflows 50000 cusecs, Chenab at Marala: Inflows 22500 cusRead More…