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Published: 01:05 PM, 15 Oct, 2022
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♦ Dastgir trashes Biden’s remarks about nuclear Pakistan: Minister says the US president has no grounds to utter those words: Pakistan’s nuclear programme is in safe hands: Biden says Pakistan may be “one of the most dangerous nations in the world” as it has “nuclear weapons without any cohesion”

♦ Govt moves Supreme Court for early hearing of contempt case against Imran Khan

♦ All is set for by-elections on 11 NA, PA seats tomorrow: Strict security arrangements in place: Polling material being transferred to constituencies

♦ Bilawal asks public to stamp the Arrow during countrywide by-elections: Says October 16 an opportunity to avenge 2018 vote robbery: Regrets could not campaign due to flood situation

♦ Pakistan seeks rescheduling of $27b debt, won’t pursue ‘haircuts’: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar says his country will seek restructuring on equal terms for all bilateral creditors: Rescheduling is fine, but we are not seeking a ‘haircut’: Rules out default on debt: Says he is staunch supporter of a stable rupee: Recovery from floods may take three year: Losses from floods top $32 billion and cost of rebuilding infrastructure will exceed $16 billion

♦ Flood-hit Pakistan in urgent need of funds, Dar tells world: Addresses roundtable conference on flood situation in Pakistan: Also holds meetings with US officials

♦ Water level in Manchhar Lake drops to normal

♦ Army Chief responds to Sindh villager’s appeal for help: Orders provision of relief goods to flood-hit village of Qambar

♦ Babar Azam celebrates his 28th birthday in Australia: Skipper arrives Melbourne for T20 World Cup

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