1:00pm Headlines on 24Digital

By: News Desk      Published: 01:00 PM, 2 Nov, 2021
1:00pm Headlines on 24Digital
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♦ Pakistan will play T20 match against Namibia today with an eye on the semi-finals of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup

♦ England became the first team to reach the T20 World Cup semi-finals. Bangladesh and South Africa will play their match today

♦ Indians hope to reach the semi-final almost doomed. India’s chance to semifinal match is only possible if New Zealand is defeated by Scotland or Namibia and India win their remaining matches with huge margins

♦ Religious party continued to protest at GT Road. All hurdles were removed from Jhelum Bridge, life resumed; however, land contact between Gujranwala and Gujrat remained suspended

♦ Federal Cabinet meets in Islamabad today with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair. It will discuss the overall political and economic situation of the country. PM to meet allies parties leaders as well

♦ Former PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi questioned the government’s negotiations with TLP

♦ Peshawar High Court declared nonpartisan basis by-polls of Village Council and Neighbourhood Council as unconstitutional. PHC also ordered to hold polls on a partisan basis

♦ SHC Justice Zafar Ahmed Rajpoot issued contempt of court notice to SBCA DG over illegal buildings constructions in the port city

♦ Pak-Afghan Chaman border reopened. Pedestrian crossing will remain open from 8am to 4pm, would remain open 24/7 for trade crossing

♦ Three were killed in Punjab from dengue fever and 494 more people were infected

♦ Pakistan reported 457 new cases of COVID-19. The positivity ratio stood at 1.6 percent

♦ Five people were killed and a number of people sustained injuries after multiple vehicles collided at Hazara Expressway Mansehra’s Pannu Tunnel

♦ Pakistani rupee continued its upward journey trend against the US dollar where it gained 99 paisas and reached Rs170.30

♦ As the World Leaders Summit opened on day two of COP26, UN chief António Guterres sent a stark message to the international community. “We are digging our own graves”, he said, referring to the addiction to fossil fuels that threaten to push humanity and the planet, to the brink, through unsustainable global heating.

♦ Modi went too close to UN chief António Guterres. Modi tried to hug but the visibly disturbed and irritated UN boss kept him at bay

♦ Indian court awarded death penalty to four Muslims who allegedly bombed Modi rally in Patna

♦ The International Court of Justice (ICJ) will hold a hearing in the Netherlands today against the killing of journalists. Nobel Prize-winning journalist Maria Rissa will testify against the Philippine government

♦ Somalia ranks 12th in the world in terms of mysterious killings of journalists, India ranks 12th on the list

♦ Rain with strong winds lashed Narowal and strong winds also lashed Lahore too. Cloudy weather is expected in Upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, North-East Punjab, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir, however, light snowfall is expected in the mountains.

♦ Hollywood film Moonfall trailer released

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