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Indian PM Narendra Modi extends ‘heartfelt condolences’ to Pakistan’s flood victims

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  • Indian PM says he is saddened to see devastation caused by floods in Pakistan.
  • He hopes for situation to get back to normal.
  • Sherry Rehman says third of country was under water, creating  “crisis of unimaginable proportions”.

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday offered heartfelt condolences to the families suffering from the extreme rain-induced flooding in Pakistan, hoping for the situation to get back to normal. 

Taking to Twitter, the Indian prime minister wrote: “Saddened to see the devastation caused by the floods in Pakistan.”

“We extend our heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims, the injured and all those affected by this natural calamity and hope for an early restoration of normalcy,” said Modi. 

So far, about 1,061 people have died while millions have been directly affected by the abnormally heavy rains in the country.

Tens of millions battle floods as death toll rises

Tens of millions of people across swathes of Pakistan are battling the worst monsoon floods in a decade, with countless homes washed away, vital farmland destroyed, and the country´s main river threatening to burst its banks.

Climate Change Minister Sherry Rehman said a third of the country was under water, creating a “crisis of unimaginable proportions”.

Officials say 1,136 people have died since June when the seasonal rains began, but the final toll could be higher as hundreds of villages in the mountainous north have been cut off after flood-swollen rivers washed away roads and bridges.

The annual monsoon is essential for irrigating crops and replenishing lakes and dams across the Indian subcontinent, but it can also bring destruction.

This year’s flooding has affected more than 33 million people — one in seven Pakistanis — said the National Disaster Management Authority.

This year’s floods are comparable to those of 2010 — the worst on record — when more than 2,000 people died.

Flood victims have taken refuge in makeshift camps that have sprung up across the country, where desperation is setting in.

Millions of acres of rich farmland have been flooded by weeks of non-stop rain, but now the Indus is threatening to burst its banks as torrents of water course downstream from tributaries in the north.

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Senate Session: Senate Proceeds With Debate On Important National Issues

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Today, the Senate reconvened in the Parliament House in Islamabad, with Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani presiding.

The House has persisted in debating matters of national significance.

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What kind of gun was used to kill Ameer Balaj Tipu?

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Accused Muzaffar Hussain held a license to possess a shotgun.

Before the CIA Police raided a home at Canal Road housing society earlier, Khawaja Aqeel, also known as Gogi Butt, and his gunmen—the accused identified in the murder case of Ameer Balaj Tipu—escaped.

According to sources CIA In response to a complaint about Balaj Tipu’s murder, police conducted raids at several locations. The Chohang region murder case of Balaj Tipu. The police executed a raid on Khawaja Aqeel, also known as Gogi Butt.

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Farrukh Habib of the IPP was released from the Judicial Complex vandalism case.

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Farrukh Habib, who defected from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and joined the Istehkam-e- Pakistan Party (IPP), was the subject of a complicated vandalism case heard by ATC judge Abul Hasanat Muhammad Zulqarnain, according to sources.

The investigating officer informed the court at the beginning of the hearing that they did not wish to place Farrukh Habib under arrest. In addition, he had abandoned his request for pre-arrest bail.

The investigative officer’s comments led the court to dismiss Farrukh Habib from the case.

It is important to note that during the former premier’s appearance, the founder of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and other party officials were accused by the Islamabad police of assaulting, destroying, and vandalizing the court complex.

The FIR claimed that the crowd was being directed by members of a “political party” and that their provocations had caused destruction.

According to the report, there was a plan to assault the Islamabad High Court (IHC) and the Federal Judicial Complex.

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