Banks directed to provide services without interruption during Eid holidays

Banks directed to provide services without interruption during Eid holidays. State Bank of Pakistan has directed to all banks to provide services without any interruption during Eid holidays, and keep a reasonable stock of cash in ATM machines. According to circular issued by State Bank availability services and ATM facility will be assured to the customers during Eid holidays. All problems like ATM hardware or software problems, lack of power and network connectivity will be resolved. It is directed to all banks to establish help desk and Coordination Center to monitor the ATM related problems and complaints. State bank has made it clear that disciplinary action will be taken against all banks will violate these guidelines.

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Deadly suicide attack on military base in Kabul, 10 killed

Deadly suicide attack on military base in Kabul, 10 killed. 4 people including 3 foreign advisors were killed during suicide blast near airport in Kabul. Taliban have claimed the killing of 15 foreign soldiers in attack. According to police the attack was occurred at outside of Kabul airport which is major operational base of NATO forces. 4 people were killed in suicide attack. Talibans have claimed the responsibility of attack.

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5 killed & 5 injured during firing incidents in various parts of Karachi

5 killed & 5 injured during firing incidents in various parts of Karachi. Firing incidents were occurred in various parts of Karachi as a result of which 5 people including 2 cops were shot dead while other 5 sustained injuries. Unknown armed men have opened fire near Shah Bhattai Hall in Lyari in which Inspector Rafique Baloch was killed. Another firing incident was occurred at Banaras Bridge in which a policeman was injured. Another chopped headed body was recovered from Qasba colony in Karachi. Police have told that incident could be the result of old enmity.

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Death toll in Gaza reaches to 572

Death toll in Gaza reaches to 572. Israeli attacks continued in Gaza on 14th day in which death rate reached to 572. In retaliation Hamas has killed 25 Israeli soldiers and 27 civilians. The Israeli army has thrown bomb on a house in a result of which 9 people including 7 kids were killed, while 9 more people including 4 kids were martyred in result of bombing at house in Gaza city. According to resources 11 people including 5 kids were killed during bombing in Gaza city till now. Palestinian Ministry of Health has said that more than 2600 citizens were wounded during bombing in Gaza city. On other hand Hamas has killed 7 Israeli soldiers in retaliation. According to United Nation more than 1lac refugees have reached to camps. Arab Emirates has announced the aid of 4crore & 10lac dollars for reconstruction. US Foreign Minister announced the aid of 47 million dollar, while Turkey has announced the 3 days mourning on the killing of Palestinians.

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PCB Najam Sethi resigned from his post

PCB Najam Sethi resigned from his post. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairperson, Najam Sethi has announced his resignation. Two-judge bench of the apex court – headed by Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali – heard the case regarding the issue of chairmanship at the Supreme Court. During the hearing PCB Chairman has said while recoding his statement that he is giving the resignation as the Chairman of PCB and he will never take part in polls of Chairman in next month. ASma Jahangir the lawyer of Najam Sethi has said that court doesn’t want the chairman according to his wish but it will monitor the appointment of chairman. The court has further said it will examine that either the pattern in Chief are using the extravagant rights or not? Najam Sethi has said that he himself not appointed new persons.

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Petition filed in SC to stop PTI’s long march

Petition filed in SC to stop PTI’s long march. Petition has been filed in Supreme Court to stop the long march by Tehreek E Insaf toward Islamabad on 14th August. Barrister Zafrullah has filed the petition in which it was said that Independence Day is our National event like Eid and the public has a right to celebrate it as Eid but long march on this day would lead to chaos and political tribalism will rise among people. He said that petitioner prayed to the court that the government issued orders to stop Imran Khan's march. It is cleared that PTI has announced to rally at D.Chowk in Islamabad on 14th August.

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3 more killed during ongoing violence in Karachi

3 more killed during ongoing violence in Karachi. Worst violence continued in Karachi in which 3 more people have lost their lives. According to news resources, unknown armed men have opened fire on Sub Inspector Rafiq Baloch in Lyari in which he was martyred. Another firing incident was occurred in Kati Pahari as a result of which a citizen killed. The police have arrested an accused which was involved in various crimes and have recovered huge amount of weapons.

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Bus fell into gorge in Azad Kashmir, 10 killed

Bus fell into gorge in Azad Kashmir, 10 killed. Ten people were killed as their bus fell into ravine in Azad Kashmir. According to police the bus was on the way of Smahni to Youna when it fell into ravine as a result of which 10 people were killed and more than 20 sustained injuries. Hospital resources have told that some patients are still in critical condition. The police have started to probe the incident.

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UN demands immediate ceasefire in Gaza

UNUN demands immediate ceasefire in Gaza. United Nation Security Council has demanded immediate ceasefire in Gaza. Emergency meting over Gaza situation has been called on the demand of Palestinian President Mahmood Abbas. 15 countries of Security Council has expressed concern over the brutality in Gaza and has demanded immediate ceasefire. Emergency meeting of Security Council still continued in New York.

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Death toll reaches up to 500 in Gaza

Death toll reaches up to 500 in Gaza. Israeli brutality continuing in Gaza, more than 50 Palestinians including women and kids were killed within few hours. Dead bodies are being dug out of the rubble. Maximum 120 Palestinians were killed during Israeli operation from last day. An attack was made on a house in which 9 people of a family including 7 kids were martyred. On other hand 16 dead bodies were recovered from a house in Gaza, after which death rate has reached to more than 500. Israel takes the lives of innocent people on name of attacks on Hamas.

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