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Published: 04:17 PM, 8 Aug, 2022
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♦ 9th of Muharram is being observed with profuse solemnity; processions and majalis are being held across the country to pay tribute to the great sacrifice of Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions in the Battle of Karbala

♦ Foolproof arrangements have been ensured for the security of Muharram processions; mobile phone service is suspended on procession routes in many cities; thousands of security personnel have been deployed on procession routes

♦ 9th Muharram procession was taken out in the US city New York; a large number of mourners participated in the procession

♦ Three senior commanders of proscribed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) have reportedly been killed in a blast in eastern Afghanistan; one of the commanders was Abdul Wali alias Omar Khalid Khorasani, who was considered to have been one of the most influential and ruthless TTP leaders; the others two were identified as Hafiz Dawlat and Mufti Hassan

♦ The tyrannical Modi government has banned Muharram processions in Srinagar this year too; a curfew-like situation is imposed in Srinagar and other cities to stop the processions; internet service is also suspended; Pakistan condemns India’s actions

♦ Relief Committee chief Ahsan Iqbal has written a letter to the provincial chief ministers to help the flood victims under the national plan of action

♦ FIA to take stern action against those involved in carrying out campaign on social media against the Pakistan Army martyrs

♦ PM Shehbaz Sharif has condemned social media campaign against sacrifices of Pakistan Army martyrs

♦ PTI Secretary General Asad Umar tweeted Monday, “The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) is interrogating those who work at the office of the PTI while Hamza Shehbaz, who is an accused in the Rs24 billion money laundering case, is enjoying himself in London.”

♦ Opposition Leader in the National Assembly and PTI dissident MNA Raja Riaz has denounced the PTI for making the military helicopter crash tragedy in Balochistan controversial

♦ PTI Information Secretary Farrukh Habib said in a statement that the politics of ‘conscience sellers’ like Raja Riaz had come to an end.

♦ Pakistan’s star javelin thrower, Arshad Nadeem, has bagged a gold medal in a record-breaking manner for the country during the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham

♦ President Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, and Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa congratulated Arshad Nadeem for his great success. Pakistan Sports Board announced a reward of Rs5 million for Arshad Nadeem

♦ Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) has announced organising Nazaria-e-Pakistan Conference at Liaquat Bagh and Faizabad Bridge

♦ A court in Lahore Monday accepted the post-arrest bail application of PML-N leader Nazeer Chauhan in an attempted murder case in lieu of a surety bond of Rs50,000 after he reached a settlement with PTI MPA Shabbir Gujjar

♦ The district administration has banned the entry of tourists into Murree that are coming to the hill station without prior booking

♦ Different areas of Karachi receive light and heavy rain; water accumulated in low-lying areas

♦ Three more patients of Covid-19 died in the country within the past 24 hours

♦ The dead bodies of three youths were found in Jalsai village of Swabi; police shifted the bodies to a hospital for post-mortem

♦ Pakistan has strongly condemned the attack on Al-Aqsa Mosque by the Israeli settlers; the Foreign Office spokesperson has said that the Israeli provocative action has violated the sanctity of the Aqsa Mosque and hurt the feelings of Muslims around the world; Pakistan has also demanded an action against any attempt to change the historical and legal status of Al-Aqsa Mosque

♦ Ceremonial bath ceremonies were carried out at the shrines of Hazrat Ali Hajveri in Lahore and Hazrat Ghulam Farid in Kot Mithan; thousands of devotees participated in the ceremonial bath ceremonies under strict security arrangements

♦ The nation pays glowing tributes to Major Tufail Muhammad Shaheed (Nishan Haider) on his 64th Martyrdom Day

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