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Published: 10:04 PM, 12 Aug, 2022
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♦ Ex-PM Imran Khan under fire; the PTI chief has been harping on regime change plot mantra on one hand while maneuvering to better ties by American on the other hand; PTI sought services of an American lobbying firm for better public relations

♦ Federal minister Ashan Iqbal shared the PTI-American lobbying firm deal, says Imran Khan begging for bettering ties with the US, the state the ex-PM has been blaming for toppling his government; Imran sent his aides first and then made a request personally; Sherry questions why PTI needs lobbying in the US, Says Imran Khan should apologize to the nation over the issue 

Court rejects Shahbaz Gul’s remand review appeal; judicial magistrate's order of sending the accused of sedition upheld; 

♦League leader Talal Chaudhary's criticism of PTI chief; says Imran Khan could not even go to see Shahbaz Gul; claims Imran Khan makes a video call to the American ambassador

♦The last obstacle to the disbursement of loans from the IMF has been removed; A letter of acceptance has been received from the IMF; 

 The letter will be sent back to the institution after signing;  the approval of the board is left for the restoration of the IMF program 

♦The dollar has been devaluing since July 28,

In interbank exchange, the US currency comes down by 3 rupees 39 paisa, 215 rupees 49 paise 

♦Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa attends the passing-out parade at British Royal Military Academy as a special guest, inspected the parade; greets the successful cadets 

♦Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif says that the army chief's speech at the Royal Military Academy UK is an honor for Pakistan; This is a recognition of the Pakistan-UK strategic partnership and the achievements of Pak forces in the fight against terrorism; 

♦If there is damage to the hockey stadium, the PTI will compensate; It is the authority's job to allow the PTI to hold a meeting; Lahore High Court disposed of the petitions against the meeting in the hockey stadium

♦ Hearing of petition against harassment of Atta Tara, Rana Mashhood and Malik Ahmed Khan. Lahore High Court stopped police from illegally harassing. Court asked IG Punjab for records of cases. Response sought from Home Secretary, IG Punjab, and CCPO

♦ Imran Khan's social media ‘commander’ Arsalan Khalid becomes Special Assistant to Punjab Chief Minister; 

♦ Flashfoods inflict big damage upon KP;  Karakoram highway closed, GB land connection with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa cut off

♦ Villages of Pasrur, Narowal, Daska, and Kamunke were affected after flash floods; India is under fire for releasing too much water to Pakistan; Former President Asif Zardari says Indian water aggression will be raised at every platform

♦ Electricity tariff to go up by 9 rupees 90 paisA per unit;  increase made under fuel adjustment; Public will be burdened with an additional 133 billion rupees

♦ Good news for the export sector;  Electricity and gas rates fixed; Five export sectors will get electricity at 9 cents per unit

♦The trade agreement between Pakistan and Turkey was concluded. Under the agreement, the trade between the two countries will be further promoted; Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif says the economy of Pakistan and Turkey will be more stable with the agreement. Both countries will benefit equally from the agreement.

♦The electricity shortfall in the country could not be less than 6 thousand. Load shedding continues for 6 hours in various areas.; The electricity crisis is severe in Karachi' The shortfall of K Electric reached up to 500 MW. Outage for 6 hours in areas exempted from load shedding. Citizens face agony due to 12 hours of load shedding in high-loss areas

 ♦Preparations for celebrations of I-Day in full swing;  ♦ Foreigners too participated in the joy of Independence Day in Pakistan, Ambassador of the European Union played the beautiful tune of the national anthem on Independence Day; the listeners could not remain without appreciation

♦ Decision to provide free travel facility to senior citizens and special persons in Orange train; Women and students will get discount 

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