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  • PML-N wants fresh elections in 2020 Senior leader Ahsan Iqbal proposes national dialogue for free and fair elections next year.
  • Pakistan successfully conducts training launch of surface-to-surface ballistic missile Shaheen-I The Shaheen-I missile is capable of delivering all types of warheads up to a range of 650 kilometres.
  • SC restrains govt from selling Pakistan Steel Mills land to pay dues to former employees Government argues land needs to be disposed of to generate funds in order to settle dues.
  • KP govt asks Health Care Commission to suspend operations Says HCC BoG short of members to take decisions.
  • IHC suspends notification of Abrar’s appointment as Pakistan Red Crescent Society chairman Outgoing PRCS chairman Saeed Elahi challenges Haq’s appointment, terms it “illegal”.
  • Timing of Kartarpur opening not appropriate, says Raza Rabbani Raza Rabbani says in light of situation in occupied Kashmir “it’s not appropriate to send an all-is-well signal”.
  • Opposition parties organised ‘circus on containers’ to avoid accountability: PM Imran Premier says will not back down from holding politicians accountable; wants judicial reforms for equitable legal system.
  • Asad Umar to replace Khusro Bakhtiar as planning minister in fresh cabinet shake-up Khusro Bakhtiar to be be made the federal minister for petroleum.
  • Interior ministry issues notification allowing Nawaz to travel abroad In compliance with LHC order, ministry accords ‘one time permission to travel abroad’ to Nawaz for a four-week period.
  • Bulls have a field day at stock exchange as benchmark index climbs 2.15pc Around 269 million shares worth Rs12.6 billion changed hands during the session.
  • No deal struck between govt, Sharif family: minister LHC order a “win-win situation for both the parties”, says Sheikh Rashid.
  • Rights activist Idris Khattak abducted by unidentified men at Swabi Interchange, says driver Despite complaints from Khattak’s driver and family, police are yet to register an FIR.
  • New policy to improve forest cover in Sindh finalised The forest management policy proposes community participation in afforestation.
  • Scholars for rethinking Pakistan’s concept to ‘overcome oppressive trends’ PPP leader terms CPEC, Kartarpur as shared-negotiated sovereignty, says it needed to be fully assessed.
  • New battalions being raised to curb smuggling PM Imran approves immediate recruitment of 20,000 officials.
  • Bangladesh flies in onion supplies as price hits record high “Prime Minister (Sheikh Hasina) said she has stopped using onion in dishes,” says her deputy press secretary.
  • China lashes out at NY Times report on Xinjiang documents Geng doesn’t question validity of documents, which detail the role by Chinese president in harsh crackdown in Xinjiang.
  • Kashmiri demands echo in US Congress panel A US Congressional panel also endorses the Kashmiri demand for the right of self-determination.
  • UK covered up war crimes by troops in Afghanistan, Iraq: report Inquiries into troops’ conduct implicate soldiers in killing of children and torture of civilians.
  • Iraq’s protests raise question: where does the oil money go? We are jobless and poor, but every day we see the flares of the oil fields, said Huda, an activist in Basra.
  • Test cricket needs rejuvenation, says Ganguly India’s last series against South Africa witnessed a poor turnout.


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