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Published: 01:02 PM, 15 Aug, 2022
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♦ Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) experienced an upward trend soon after the trading opened on Monday as the benchmark KSE-100 index gained 613 points, or 1.43 per cent, by 11:00am and traded at 43,470 points

♦ The Pakistani currency thrashed the US dollar by Rs2.49 to settle at Rs213 at the start of the interbank trading

♦ Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif held a telephonic conversation with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on matters of mutual interest

♦ The IHC issued a notice to PTI leader Shahbaz Gill on the government’s plea seeking his physical remand and asked the government’s lawyer to present more arguments on the maintainability of the petition

♦ Special Assistant to PM Attaullah Tarar on Monday moved IHC for a protective bail against a case registered in Punjab

♦ “We got independence 75 years ago. Don’t know what type of independence Imran Khan wants,” says Sindh CM Murad Ali Shah. CM also inaugurated anti-polio campaign

♦ Commonwealth Games medalist Inam Butt and other players received a hero’s welcome upon their return at Islamabad Airport

♦ Pakistan Kabaddi Federation President Chaudhry Shafay Hussain to be conferred Sitara-e-Imtiaz; Pakistan had first won the Kabaddi World Cup 2020 after defeating India

♦ Kashmiris observe India’s Independence Day as Black Day

♦ New spell of monsoon begins in the country; more rains are likely till August 18

♦ Floods wreaked havoc on villages in Balochistan and southern Punjab; flood-hit people trapped under open sky; over 50 villages were submerged in Jhang too; heavy rain also left the sewerage system of many areas choked

♦ A 30-feet wide breach occurred in Wara Canal of Qamber, inundating standing crops in the area

♦ Four Pakistani Army soldiers embraced martyrdom in two different terrorist attacks in KP and Balochistan

♦ Coronavirus claim two more lives; 459 new cases were reported during 24 hours

♦ The spread of lumpy skin virus has picked up pace in Punjab; hundreds of cattle heads have fallen prey to the disease

♦ A neurosurgeon of Hyderabad, Pir Asad, conducted a successful surgery on aorta and brain nerves with the help of a microscope

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