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Published: 01:09 PM, 30 Aug, 2022
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♦ Third of Pakistan under water as flood aid efforts gather pace: 75 more die during last 24 hours: More flooding feared in Rajanpur, DG Khan, Layyah

♦ COAS General Bajwa to visit flood-hit areas of Swat today: International aid starts pouring in with seven Turkish, three UAE planeloads of relief items landed

♦ UN to call for $160 million in Pakistan flood aid: Pakistani envoy briefs UN chief about flood devastation

♦ China announces 100m yuan in aid for Pakistan’s flood-hit people: Canada announces $5 million in aid for Pakistan flood victims

♦ Buoyed Pakistani rupee outclasses US dollar: Local currency appreciated by nearly two rupees in reaction to IMF board nod to revive Pakistan’s loan programme

♦ IMF says Pakistan at a challenging economic juncture: Suggests containing current spending, mobilizing tax revenues critical to create space for much-needed social protection: Says scheduled increases in fuel levies, energy tariffs essential: Higher policy rates necessary to contain inflation: $1.17 billion tranche likely to come within six days: PM Shehbaz welcomes revival of IMF loan but says Pakistan must break out of economic straitjacket

♦ Islamabad court rejects Shahbaz Gill’s bail plea

♦ ECP stays contempt proceedings against Imran, PTI leaders on courts’ orders: Fawad Ch challenges ECP notice in LHC, Rawalpindi bench

♦ Punjab boards to announce matric result tomorrow

♦ Coronavirus takes a sharp plunge in Pakistan: NIH data shows infections falling below 200, no death: US first lady tests negative for Covid-19: India reports 7,591 new cases, 30 deaths

♦ Afghanistan to clash with Bangladesh in Asia Cup match today

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