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Wednesday, June 19, 2024  
12 Dhul-Hijjah 1445  

News updates at 8am: SC on Imran, IMF green signal

From the Aaj TV newsroom
A full moon known as the “Buck Moon” rises over the New York City skyline, as seen from Weehawken, New Jersey
A full moon known as the “Buck Moon” rises over the New York City skyline, as seen from Weehawken, New Jersey, U.S., July 13, 2022. REUTERS
A full moon known as the “Buck Moon” rises over the New York City skyline, as seen from Weehawken, New Jersey A full moon known as the “Buck Moon” rises over the New York City skyline, as seen from Weehawken, New Jersey, U.S., July 13, 2022. REUTERS
  • Pakistan’s Supreme Court has declared the decision of the Deputy Speaker to reject the no-confidence motion as unconstitutional. The PM’s order to dissolve assemblies has been declared illegal.
  • The IMF has agreed to give Pakistan a loan for which $1.2b will be released. The loan is expected to increase by $1 billion.
  • Heavy rains in Islamabad and surrounding areas Wednesday night. A new spell will start in Karachi from today till July 18. More rain with thunderstorms expected in Punjab, Kashmir, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Eastern Balochistan and Sindh.
  • Security forces kill six suspects in Datta Khel Tehsil of North Waziristan and a soldier was martyred.
  • U.S. President Joe Biden and Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid on Thursday will sign a joint agreement pledging to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon on the second day of Biden’s Middle East trip.
  • Hyundai Motor on Thursday launched its first electric sedan, Ioniq 6, which the South Korean automaker is betting will help it grab a bigger share of the electric vehicle (EV) market dominated by Tesla Inc.