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280,547 patients recovered from coronavirus

August 30, 2020 |

Islamabad, August 30, 2020 (PPI-OT): 280,547 patients have recovered from Covid-19 in Pakistan making it a significant count. According to the latest statistics, there are now 8,801 active coronavirus cases in the country. Of the 21,434 coronavirus tests carried out over the last twenty four hours, 264 new cases surfaced while 4 new deaths have […]

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Pakistan strongly condemns extra-judicial killing of Kashmiris

August 30, 2020 |

Islamabad, August 30, 2020 (PPI-OT): Pakistan has strongly condemned the extra-judicial killing of four more Kashmiris in staged encounter in Shopian region of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir and the restrictions on religious processions and gatherings during Muharram. The Foreign Office Spokesperson, Zahid Hafeez Chaudhry, in a statement in Islamabad said more than three […]

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Pakistan condemns firing of pellets, tear gas shells on Muharram processions in IIOKJ

August 30, 2020 |

Islamabad, August 30, 2020 (PPI-OT): Pakistan has strongly condemned firing of pellets and tear gas shells on Muharram procession in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement on Sunday, Foreign Office spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said the indiscriminate targeting of civilians with pellet guns, causing excessive and permanent injuries and even deaths in […]

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Weather Forecast

August 30, 2020 |

Islamabad, August 30, 2020 (PPI-OT): Synoptic Situation Monsoon currents are affecting Sindh and likely to persist in next 24 hours. A strong rainy system is also likely to approach in upper parts of the country from tonight which is expected to grip most upper parts on Monday and Tuesday. Sunday Rain-wind/thundershowers are expected in Sindh, […]

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Pakistan slams desecration of Holy Quran in Sweden

August 30, 2020 |

Islamabad, August 30, 2020 (PPI-OT): Pakistan has strongly condemned the recent incidents of desecration of Holy Quran in Malmo Sweden and Oslo Norway. In a tweet tonight, Foreign Office spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said the rise of such Islamophobic occurrences goes against the spirit of any religion. He said freedom of speech cannot justify religious […]

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Rivers flows and reservoirs level report

August 30, 2020 |

Lahore, August 30, 2020 (PPI-OT): ssThe 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 223300 cusecs and Outflows 222700 cusecs, Kabul at Nowshera: Inflows 61700 cusecs and Outflows 61700 cusecs, Jhelum at Mangla: Inflows […]

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Second review session of Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan to be held in Kabul tomorrow

August 30, 2020 |

Islamabad, August 30, 2020 (PPI-OT): Second review meeting of the Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity will be held in Kabul tomorrow. Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood will lead the Pakistan delegation comprising senior officials, while the Afghan side will be led by Deputy Foreign Minister Mirwais Nab. Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity […]

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Immortality is earned by supreme sacrifice: PM

August 30, 2020 |

Islamabad, August 30, 2020 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan says immortality is earned by those who give the supreme sacrifice of their lives to stand against tyranny and injustice and it is not earned simply by being rich, powerful or educated. In a series of tweets on the occasion of Ashura on Sunday, he said […]

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Gandapur condemns use of force on Muharram processions in IIOJ and K

August 30, 2020 |

Islamabad, August 30, 2020 (PPI-OT): Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan, Ali Amin Gandapur has strongly condemned the extra-judicial killing of Kashmiris in “fake encounters” and imposition of restriction on religious gathering and processions in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJ and K). According to a statement, the minister said Modi government’s brutal tactics […]

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Pakistan, China to sign MoU to promote literary relations

August 30, 2020 |

Islamabad, August 30, 2020 (PPI-OT): Pakistan and China will sign formal Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote literary relations between two countries. The development took place during a meeting between Mr. Zhang Heqing the cultural Counsellor of Chinese Embassy in Pakistan and Chairman Pakistan Academy of Letters Dr. Yusuf Khushk in Islamabad on Sunday. The […]

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Dr. Sania announces 15 days extension for receiving payments under Ehsaas Emergency Cash Payments

August 30, 2020 |

Islamabad, August 30, 2020 (PPI-OT): Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar has announced fifteen days extension from 31st of this month to 15th of next month for receiving payments under Ehsaas Emergency Cash Payments. In a Tweet, she said the relatives of the deceased and the beneficiaries […]

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10th Muharram is day of triumph of truth, honesty: Shibli

August 30, 2020 |

Islamabad, August 30, 2020 (PPI-OT): Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz says 10th Muharram is the day of the triumph of truth and honesty. In a tweet, he said Youm-e-Ashura is a message of resistance against oppression. The Information Minister said teachings of Hazrat Imam Hussain Razi Allaho Ta’ala Anho are a beacon […]

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