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  • The Pakistani rupee maintained its downward trend for the eighth consecutive working day, as it fell by Rs1.18 against the US dollar in the interbank market.  According to the Forex Association of Pakistan (FAP), the Pakistani rupee dropped to Rs231, after losing Rs1.18 during intraday trading ...

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  • Pakistan reported fewer than 100 Covid-19 cases, the first time in nearly three months as the country lodged almost 99 fresh infections in past 24 hours.  According to the statistics issued by the National Institute of Health (NIH), as many as 9,161 Covid-19 diagnostic tests were conducted ...

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  • Pakistan has reported the 18th polio case from North Waziristan, a district that has been a hotbed of the crippling disease in the country. The spokesperson for the National Institute of Health (NIC) said that the south and northern districts of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province have been ...

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  • The Punjab government allowed the health department for ad hoc appointment of doctors and paramedics to meet the acute shortage of health officials in the public health facilities across the province. Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi lifted the ban on ad-hoc appointments of doctors and ...

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  • Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Ahsan Iqbal on Monday directed the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics and National Registration and Database Authority (NADRA) to revise census training and tablet procurement respectively to complete the process well in time. The minister ...

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  • Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Monday expressed his appreciation for Canadian solidarity and assistance for rescue and relief efforts after the devastating floods in Pakistan. The Prime Minister was talking to Canadian Minister for International Development Harjit Singh Sajjan, who ...

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  • The Variety Evaluation Committee of Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) on Monday approved 29 hybrid oil seed varieties for commercial cultivation, which would help to enhance the local output of edible oil production, besides reducing the reliance on imported commodity. The Committee ...

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  • The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on Monday approved a hike in the power tariff by Rs4.34 per unit on account of the monthly fuel adjustment (MFA) for July 2022. According to the notification issued by NEPRA, the power tariff was hiked on account of July fuel charges, which ...

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  • The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday termed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman and former Prime Minister Imran Khan’s response in the ECP’s contempt case as "unsatisfactory". In the response submitted by Barrister Gohar and Faisal Chaudhry Advocate, it has been said ...

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  • Former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Monday while raising a question on the appointment of new army chief by those with just 85 seats said that Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa should be given extension until the new government is ...

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  • Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan’s former wife Jemima Goldsmith said that she and her children are half Pakistani. The International Film Festival was held in Toronto yesterday, during which Jemima’s film "What’s Love Got To Do With It" was premiered. On this ...

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  • Authorities in Pakistan are scrambling to protect a vital power station supplying electricity to millions of people against a growing threat of flooding, officials said on Monday. Floods from record monsoon rains and glacial melt in the mountainous north have affected 33 million people and killed ...

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  • The by-elections in one national and three provincial assembly constituencies would be held on October 9, 2022, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday announced. This was decided in a meeting chaired by the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sikandar Sultan Raja to conduct by-elections ...

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  • The president appreciated the Government of Punjab for launching the 'Punjab Crop Insurance Programme' to provide yield loss protection to the farmers in case of crop failure and crop losses due to calamities and disasters. The meeting was told that a total of 1.48 million farmers of 27 districts ...

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  • Deputy Commissioner Muzaffargarh Ali Anan Qamar added another feather to his cap by leading the district in development across the division of Dera Ghazi Khan. This was revealed in a progress review video link meeting chaired by Commissioner Dera Ghazi Liaqat Ali Chatha here the other day. ...

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  • Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) on Monday claimed that Punjab will witness a change in government as the uproar of the ‘minus-one’ formula continues. After facing a setback in the province, PDM has once again moved to form its government in Punjab. Moreover, in this regard, both the ...

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  • Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) supremo Imran Khan on Monday has asked Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif several questions over PTI’s media blackout. "Question for Shehbaz Sharif: Are you, out of PTI-fear, responsible for media gags on us, threats & violence against journalists, and fake cases ...

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  • Former Gilgit-Baltistan chief judge Dr Rana Muhammad Shamim has tendered an unconditional apology to Islamabad High Court (IHC) in contempt of court case. According to details, Rana Shamim has submitted an unconditional apology to Islamabad High Court (IHC) in a contempt of court case after he ...

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  • Former Prime Minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has summoned a meeting of party leaders. According to details, the former premier has summoned a meeting of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders at his resident, Bani Gala, to review the current political situation of ...

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  • Pakistan has reported no death in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of confirmed positive cases has surged to 1,571,098. The nationwide tally of fatalities stands at 30,599 on Monday. According to the latest figures by the National Institute of Health (NIH), at least 105 persons ...

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  • The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has adjourned the hearing of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Shahbaz Gill’s post-arrest bail application over special prosecutor’s request. According to details, IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah heard the post-arrest bail petition of PTI leader ...

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  • The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday reserved a verdict over a contempt notice issued to PTI leaders including Imran Khan, Fawad Chaudhry and Asad Umar for allegedly speaking against Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sikandar Sultan Raja.  A four–member bench of the ECP ...

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  • The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has placed Pakistan among high-risk countries which will be affected from natural calamities, highlighting that the every year country has suffered losses of US$2 billion from their devastation. The report shared by the ADB highlighted that floods have brought more ...

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  • An Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) in Islamabad on Monday granted an interim bail extension up to September 20 to Imran Khan during a hearing of the terrorism case leveled against him after his anti-judiciary speech. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chaitman Imran Khan appeared before the ATC to record ...

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  • The 57th Martyrdom Anniversary of Major Raja Aziz Bhatti Shaheed, Nishan-e-Haider, is being observed on Monday. He was born in Hong Kong in 1928 and moved to Pakistan before independence in 1947, settling in Ladiyan village of district Gujrat. In 1950, he joined Pakistan Army and was commissioned ...

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  • The government's flood relief assistance and distribution activity will now be operated digitally with the Digital Flood Dashboard as per the directives of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, in a bid to ensure transparency. The decision was made in a meeting chaired by the premier on Saturday. The ...

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  • The Pakistan Army and civilian departments have saved the 500KV grid station in Dadu from flood water by creating an embankment around it. According to details, the Pakistan Army and civilian departments have saved the Dadu Grid station from flood water by constructing a 2.4 kilometre ...

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  • Pakistan has reported 174 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours as the country’s positivity rate reached 1.22 percent. According to the statistics issued by National Institute of Health (NIH), a total of 14,208 Covid-19 diagnostic tests were conducted during the last 24 hours, out of which ...

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  • Mainly hot and humid weather is likely to prevail in most parts of the country during the next twelve hours. However, rain with thundershower may occur at a few places in Kashmir and adjoining areas. Temperature of some major cities recorded this morning: Islamabad twenty-five degree centigrade, ...

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  • The US State Department has approved the potential sale of F-16 aircraft sustainment and related equipment to Pakistan in a deal valued at up to $450 million, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. The principal contractor will be Lockheed Martin Corp(LMT.N), the Pentagon said. The State Department has ...

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