Day: October 25, 2022

Tech sector holds the key to bright future of the country: Masood Khan

Islamabad, October 25, 2022 (PPI-OT): “The tech sector of Pakistan has witnessed exponential growth during past few months and carries a huge potential to further grow,” said Pakistan Ambassador to the United States, says a press release received here today from (Washington DC). “The US investors and business community are supporting tech startups in Pakistan. This projects a bright future of the sector and will serve to strengthen Pak-US bilateral relations,” he continued. Ambassador Masood Khan made these remarks while talking to newly appointed Honorary Consul in Orlando Florida Mr. Adnan Asad here at Embassy of Pakistan Washington DC today.

Permanent representative of Pakistan to the UN, Ambassador Munir Akram’s message on UN Day (24th October 2022)

Islamabad, October 25, 2022 (PPI-OT): On United Nations Day and the commemoration of the 77th Anniversary of the United Nations, I warmly congratulate the UN community on behalf of Pakistan, says a press release received here today New York. The United Nations was established to maintain international peace and security and save succeeding generations from the scourge of war promote the economic and social development of all nations as well as to promote better living standards in larger freedoms through international economic cooperation. The U.N Charter prescribed strict adherence to the principles of non-use of force, self-determination of people, respect

Weather Forecast

Islamabad, October 25, 2022 (PPI-OT): Synoptic Situation Continental air is prevailing over most parts of the country. Tuesday Mainly hot and dry weather is expected in most plain areas during day, while cold in northern Balochistan including upper parts of the country during night hours. Wednesday Mainly hot and dry weather is expected in most plain areas during day, while cold in northern Balochistan including upper parts of the country during night and morning hours. Past 24 Hour Weather Weather remained dry in most parts of the country. However, rain occurred in Gupis 01mm. Today’s Recorded Lowest Minimum Temperature’s (°C):

250 Dalits convert to Buddhism after facing violence from upper caste Hindus

Jaipur, October 25, 2022 (PPI-OT): Fed up of the caste based violence across India, a group of around 250 Dalits in Rajasthan converted to Buddhism. Besides converting to Buddhism, the members of Dalit families from Bhulon village in Baran district of Rajasthan also immersed the idols and pictures of dieities into Baithali River of the village. One of the newly convert Buddhist Rajendra told media that they were not allowed to visit temples and worship, so they had no reason to follow such a religion as they were not considered as Hindus. The Dalit families converted to Buddhism after husband

Contrary to Modi’s communal efforts, Valley’s Pandits all praise for Muslim majority

Srinagar, October 25, 2022 (PPI-OT): On the contrary to the Modi-led Hindutva regime’s tireless efforts to stoke a communal discord among Muslim majority and minority communities in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir to defame the ongoing Kashmir freedom movement, the members of Pandit community are all praise for the morality shown by their Muslim brethren towards them, through thick and thin. Dotted with old-fashioned houses and walnut trees with leaves shed, Kaloosa village in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district has upheld the decades-old bond of Hindu-Muslim brotherhood and mutual harmony. A handful of Kashmiri Pandit families, who stayed back and

Rana Ayyub named Global Muslim Media Person of 2021

New Delhi, October 25, 2022 (PPI-OT): Terming her the voice of the voiceless and subjugated Muslims in India, a newspaper in Nigeria has selected Indian journalist Rana Ayub as Global Media Person of the Year 2021. Muslim News, a publication of Rawshield PR Media termed Rana Aub as a dogged, fearless and committed media person. Rana Ayub remained at the forefront to advocate Muslims’ rights, particularly the rights of girl child, who have been at the receiving end during a senseless campaign by Hindutva brigade against hijab across India, Alhaji Rasheed Abubakar, publisher of the Muslim News maintained. The Emir

Kashmiris scripting new history of resistance and bravery: Speakers

Islamabad, October 25, 2022 (PPI-OT): Speakers at a seminar organized by Kashmir Institute of International Relations (KIIR) while paying eulogizing tributes to Kashmiris for their decade’s long struggle and sacrifices have said that the people of Kashmir have been scripting a new history of resistance that will continue to inspire those who believe in freedom, justice and equality. The seminar held to mark Kashmiris’ resilience against 75 years of India’s illegal occupation was attended and addressed by Kashmiri leaders hailing from both sides of the line of control including KIIR chairman Altaf Hussain Wani, Sardar Attique Ahmed Khan, Massrat Zahra,

Massive fire damages mosque, house in Baramulla

Srinagar, October 25, 2022 (PPI-OT): Massive fire damaged a mosque and a residential house in Tarzoo area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Two fire-fighters were injured while dousing the flames. The fire broke out at Izat Shah Colony in Tarzoo Sopore involving a double-storey residential house and one mosque, Masjid Mustafa. Two fire fighters identified as Ali Mohammad Reshi and Wajad Ahmad Dar sustained minor injuries before the flames were brought under control and prevented from spreading further. While the cause of the fire is being investigated, mysterious fire incidents occur routinely, particularly after revocation of Jammu and

Indian high court commutes rapist’s sentence for being ‘kind enough to leave victim alive’

New Delhi, October 25, 2022 (PPI-OT): You could expect this only in present-day India under Modi, where a court commutes the sentence of a rapist on the ground that ‘he was kind enough to leave the rape victim alive’. The Madhya Pradesh High Court recently reduced the life sentence of a rape convict to 20 years’ rigorous imprisonment considering the fact that he was kind enough to leave the victim alive without taking her life ’. A bench of Justices Subodh Abhyankar and Satyendra Kumar Singh while allowing the appeal of Ramsingh said, “Rape convict was kind enough to leave