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September 21, 2021 10:51 PM
◼Government continued attitude of linking any question like inflation and unemployment with the corruption even after ruling three years. When Shahbaz Sharif questioned the performance of the government, Shirin Mazari and Ali Muhammad Khan started criticism of Nawaz Sharif. Shahbaz Sharif did also not hesitate to settle the accounts.
◼Inflation goes out of control. Prices of soaps are increased from Rs3 to Rs10, Laundry soaps Rs22, tissues Rs3 to Rs19, toilet cleaner and bleach Rs4 to Rs12. The price of flour in Karachi reached Rs68.
◼Central Power Purchasing Agency has requested to increase the price of electricity by seven paise per unit.
◼Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry linked the refusal of cricket teams to come to Pakistan with Prime Minister Imran Khan’s refusal to the United States.
◼ Ramiz Raja says the venue will remain Pakistan; the team will not play at a neutral venue
◼ COAS says Pakistan safe for sports, tourism, business: General Bajwa maintains Islamabad committed to peace in the region
◼ British High Commissioner Christian Turner in a video message said the decision not to come to Pakistan is made by the England Cricket Board.
◼Showing concern Prime Minister Imran Khan said unstable Afghanistan would be ideal for terrorists. He termed the ban on girls’ schooling un-Islamic.
◼Bilawal says in an interview with BBC democracy is shrinking in Imran Khan's government. He shows concern over the contacts between the Afghan Taliban and the banned TTP.
◼US President Biden addressing the UN General Assembly says after the armed operation, a new era of diplomacy is starting with Afghanistan.
◼ NAB in action to recover 8 million pounds fine from Nawaz
◼The treasury and opposition benches have been agreed to constitute a joint parliamentary committee of the Senate and National Assembly (NA) for preparations of the recommendations about the electoral reforms.
◼ Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Energy Tabish Gohar resigned.
◼Karachi needs work, not the nameplates. Administrator Murtaza Wahab says the Sindh Governor has no constitutional right to involve in politics.
◼Those who have not been vaccinated will not be able to travel by air from October 1. They will also not be allowed to attend wedding ceremonies or shopping in malls. Meals will also not be allowed to them in restaurants as well as reservations in the hotels or guest houses.
◼ Federal Cabinet decides not to lift the ban on Tik Tak.
◼ A 21-year-old girl was gang-raped in the Kahna area of Lahore.
◼Punjab receives stormy spells of clouds, heavy rains in Lahore, Gujranwala, Sialkot and Multan.
◼An attempt to overthrow the government in Sudan was foiled. Military officers led by General Abdul Baqi Bakrawi tried to the coup but were arrested.
◼ Justin Trudeau wins the third term in the Canadian election
◼ Melody Queen Noor Jahan remembered with deep sentiments on her birthday