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⌚ PM Imran says judiciary’s independence has not produced desired results; rule of law key to any country’s progress; Musharraf’s NRO was injustice to Pakistan: IHC CJ says inexpensive and speedy justice is every citizen’s right
⌚Air Force Day is being celebrated with national fervor and zeal; It’s a day when India’s air might was reduced to ashes; Pakistani pilots destroyed 53 Indian aircraft: Squadron leader MM Alam shot down five enemy fighter planes within a minute; Nation pays tributes to the Air Force martyrs
⌚Prayer ceremonies for martyrs were held at all air bases of the country. Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmad Babar says they are ready to defend country, vows to continue to support Kashmiris. Ceremony also held at martyred pilot Rashid Minhas in Karachi.
⌚COAS says there is no room for extremism and violence in Pakistan. No group is allowed to blackmail the state. Addressing Defence Day ceremony, General Bajwa says we will continue to extend political and diplomatic support to Kashmiri. Ready for any moment and at any moment if the enemy wants to test us
⌚Preparations finalized for announcement of new government in Afghanistan. Taliban leader Ahmadullah Muttaqi says this is going to be the first country which will rule the whole Afghanistan. US President Biden refuses to recognize Taliban government ‘soon’: Taliban welcome foreign aid, say it should be free from any conditions
⌚Several areas of Karachi receive light rain; disaster management authorities issue monsoon alert; new rain spell to hit Sindh from September 8-10
⌚Operation under way to retrieve ship stuck off Karachi coast. Ship is being pulled with the help of tug and crane ship
⌚Coronavirus claims 98 more lives in Pakistan. 3,316 cases reported in one day with positivity ratio stands at 6.33 percent
⌚Problems come in loads for Ahsan Iqbal. Co-accused Asif Sheikh in Narowal Sports City Reference turns approver. NAB informs the court in writing.
⌚Former PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says NAB is not probing the LNG deals which the govt is buying on double rate. Says NAB wants to change politicians’ loyalties. We will move Supreme Court if NAB chairman’s term extended.
⌚PM Imran Khan to chair Federal Cabinet meeting today. Political, economic and coronavirus situation will come under discussion. Interior Ministry to give briefing on New Zealand cricket team’s tour of Pakistan
⌚Israel again resorts to state terrorism by bombing civilians in Gaza.
⌚First coronavirus test result of Pakistan one-day squad returns negative. Players are scheduled to meet likely PCB chairman Ramiz Raja in Islamabad today.
⌚Renowned writer, novelist, playwright, intellectual Ashfaq Ahmad’s 17th death anniversary is being observed today. Aik Mohabbat So Afsanay and Gadriya were among his masterclass novelists. Radio Pakistan ran his programme Talqeen Shah for 40 years.