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♦ Imran Khan sticks with the narrative of conspiracy; He says that whatever he said about the ‘threatening letter’ proved reality; Imran alleges that conspiracy against his government was planned by Nawaz Sharif from London; He claims that Shehbaz Sharif and Zardari were also the part of the conspiracy; Imran Khan requests SC to hear the open hearing over the threatening letter; Imran asks the workers to be ready for the call over the PTI’s March in Islamabad
♦ Federal Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb says that the Imran’s narrative of conspiracy has been buried; She says the NSC meeting confirmed that there was no conspiracy; Marriyum posed the question for the ex-premier and says why he invited the US official on March 16 at OIC?
♦ PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz says that Imran Khan has to be handled like chaos; She says that Imran Khan could do anything for ruling the office of Prime Minister; She says Imran Khan does not deserve any mercy or concession; She says Imran has downtrodden the rules and law of the court; She says Imran has ruined every field in four years; Maryam says that now Imran is preparing to spread mischief
♦ US welcomed the notification of Pakistan’s National Security Council; Spokesman for the US State Department says that Imran Khan's allegations were not true; State Department says strong, prosperous Pakistan critical to US interests
♦ PML-N supremo Mian Nawaz Sharif predicted that the PTI of Imran Khan could be ended if the decision in the foreign funding case goes against it; Nawaz Sharif says Imran Khan bulldozed Pakistan's economy and lied to people before and after coming into power in the name of Riasat-e-Madina which was an injustice to society
♦ Bilawal Bhutto says the selected government has ended, now is the time to heal the damages; Bilawal says the coalition and the interim government can handle the country's problems; Bilawal says “When we work together, we can solve all the problems; Bilawal Bhutto talks to media after Nawaz Sharif's Iftar invitation
♦ Imran Khan has demanded the resignation of the Chief Election Commissioner; He says that the Election Commissioner is biased; He also asks PM Shehbaz to apologize to him
♦ PM Shehbaz says the issue of missing persons will be raised before the authorities; If the problem is not solved then the feeling of deprivation will remain here
♦ One week has passed and the newly elected Punjab Chief Minister Hamza Shehbaz has not been able to take the oath; The swearing-in ceremony was postponed for the second time; All preparations were completed in the Governor House; The swearing-in time was changed twice a day; The ceremony was postponed in the evening
♦ Imran Khan's government set another record of deficits; The current account deficit for the first nine months of the current financial year reached a record high of $13.17 billion; The deficit of March is 179 percent higher than last year
♦ Fear of rising prices of POL product; Finance Minister Miftah Ismail says subsidies on petroleum products cannot be tolerated; Targeted subsidies need to be given to the poor
♦ Load shedding is rampant across the country; Cities including Lahore, Peshawar and Quetta have been hit hard; Power outages will continue for 8 to 10 hours in different areas of Karachi; K-Electric says it is getting 300 MW less electricity
♦ Three Pakistani soldiers martyred in another attack from Afghanistan: Islamabad condemns use of Afghan soil for launching terrorist attacks on Pakistan
♦ Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly member Faisal Zaman escapes from MPA hostel sub-jail; Faisal Zaman was arrested in a double murder case; He was not sent to jail even after 42 days of the assembly session; CCTV footage was obtained by 24NewsHD TV channel; Case registered against 5 jail officials for negligence
♦ Two alleged dacoits were killed, one escaped; The bodies were shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital
♦ The first case report of polio in Pakistan after 15 months; PM convenes meeting of National Task Force on Polio Eradication on Monday; Federal Health Minister Qadir Patel says polio case has surfaced in North Waziristan; He says “We will work on a war footing to eradicate polio”
♦ A major decision of the Information Minister and Media Joint Action Committee has been agreed to legislate for the elimination of fake news; PEMRA law will include a clause for the elimination of fake news
♦ The new government has given more relief to consumers in Ramazan bazaars; Ghee has become cheaper by Rs50; Sugar has also been reduced by Rs5; Flour price has been reduced by Rs100, 10 kg bag of flour is available at Rs 400.
♦ Exhibition of rare and historic manuscripts of the Holy Quran in Saudi Arabia
♦ Youm-E-Ali (R.A) is being observed with devotion and respect amid tight security
♦ World Book Day is celebrated all over the world today; Book is man's best friend; Distance from books is the synonym of keeping distance from knowledge; Due to inflation, the number of book readers has decreased, everything has gone online; A network of libraries for reading has been lost in the windows of the past; The promotion of book reading among the people and the publication of books became the aim of 'World Book Day'
♦ Great Honor for Pakistan as Founder of interest-free microfinance programme Akhuwat Dr Amjad Saqib has been nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
♦ Shan Masood hits back-to-back double centuries for English county; Became the first Pakistani to score consecutive double centuries in the county; Shan Masood, who is representing Derbyshire Cricket Club, scored a double century against Leicestershire.