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Published: 10:06 PM, 3 Dec, 2021
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♦ A Sri Lankan manager killed in a Sialkot factory by violent workers; enraged workers dragged the body on the road and set it on fire; No one came forward to help as police remained a silent spectator and people continued making selfies with the burning body in horrific scenes; Prime Minister ordered strict action against those responsible; Said the incident brought shame to the country; said no one should remain in an illusion as those who are responsible for the incident would be severely punished; Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa also condemned the incident; said such extra-judicial steps are absolutely unacceptable

♦ Tahir-ul-Ashrafi termed the murder of factory manager in Sialkot as horrific and barbaric; says those who committed this intense crime have defamed Islam and Pakistan; says attempts were made to harm the law of  “Naamuus-e-Risaalat”; Maulana tariq Jameel said the incident of burning alive a foreigner over blasphemy was condemnable; said it was against the teachings of Islam to take the law into own hands on mere assumptions

♦ Rana Sanaullah critcised the government and said there is no government writ in Punjab while peace and economy has been destroyed; said Punjab was facing anarchy due to corruption; demanded immediate free and fair general elections

♦ Adviser to Prime Minister Shaukat Tarin tried to lift the dying spirits of inflation-hit people; asked the masses not to lose patience since only three to four months are difficult from now; says SBP would announce the monetary policy in one and half months; says it is possible that the bank may announce the policy within one month

♦ Inflation continues to balloon unabated; the Bureau of Statistics figures showed a continuous increase in commodities prices in last week as well

♦ US dollar rises to historic high against Pakistani rupee; crosses Rs177 mark; within seven months, greenback appreciated by 24 rupees; SBP forex reserves fall to just $16 billion

♦ Twitter of Pakistan's embassy in Serbia criticises PM Imran over inflation; MOFA says account hacked

♦ Asad Umar's meeting in Islamabad was chaotic; PTI workers beat up a man for chanting slogans against the PM Khan; MPA Umar Tanveer Butt took the victim away in a car; PTI workers kept trying to stop the media from doing coverage

♦ Lahore High Court (LHC) has made it mandatory to install M-Tag on all cars travelling on the Motorways by December 7

♦ With 296 AQI, Lahore again ranked world’s second most polluted city; Karachi place at number six; New Delhi declared the most polluted city in the world; schools and colleges closed again; Indian Supreme Court orders government to take steps to reduce air pollution

♦ Met Department predicts rains on this weekend in different parts of the country

♦ NAB arrests speaker Sindh Assembly Agha Siraj Durrani; SC had ordered to surrender before the NAB; says I am not afraid of arrest, I have been arrested before; Siraj Durrani shifted to NAB office in Rawalpindi

♦ ECP ignores Azam Swati’s apology, summons him in person; also reserves ruling on Fawad Chaudhry’s apology

♦ Attorney general of Pakistan has written a letter to former top judge of Supreme Appellate Court of Gilgit-Baltistan Rana Shamim; asking him to submit his affidavit against ex-chief justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar to the Pakistan High Commission in London

♦ Campaigning for NA-133 by-poll ends today; candidates in NA-133, Lahore are holding corner meetings and going door to door in order to enlist the support of the maximum number of people as today (Friday) is the last day of electioneering for the by-election to be held in the constituency day after tomorrow (December 5)

♦ Punjab University became a battlefield; Punjab Council and Jamiat students clashes in canteen; poles fell of as a result of dispute between the two groups; group threw stones at each other; Jamiat students besiege Vice Chancellor's office; vandalism in VC office; door gets damaged and glasses shattered; also damaged property in admin block; protesters also clashed with university guards

♦ Former Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Rabita Committee convener Dr Farooq Sattar called on Meeting of Opposition Leader Shahbaz Sharif in Lahore; Talking to media, Shehbaz says people of Pakistan are disappointed; says country is suffering from the incompetence of PTI; Ahsan Iqbal says that the country's sovereignty was surrendered before the IMF; says for three and half years, the country's economy has been bulldozed by PTI-led government

♦ KP government has started the procedure to acquire the ancestral house of Islamabad High Court Justice Mian Gul Hassan Aurangzeb in Swat; earlier Justice Mian Gul Hassan had remarked in the Tosha Khana case that why the gifts received by the Prime Minister are not kept in the museum

♦ PAC member MNA Riaz Fatiyana met with PM Imran Khan and briefed the premier on the Glasgow tiff between cabinet ministers

♦ Five more cases of Omicron strain of coronavirus reported in New York; US President Biden announces booster shots for 100 million people; first 2 cases of the new variant reported in the Indian state of Karnataka; Paris reported one case of the new variant; British PM Boris Johnson has taken a booster shot of the covid-19 vaccine

♦ Young doctors protest in Karachi for second day; OPDs of government hospitals remain closed; protesters announce a sit-in at the CM House on Monday

♦ British Speaker called on Governor Punjab Chaudhry Sarwar; situation in Afghanistan, Pak-UK relations discussed; Chaudhry Sarwar says half of Afghanistan's population is deprived of food, the world must meet Afghanistan's basic needs

♦ Negative reporting against Muslims revealed in British media; 69 percent of the content on online media and 50 percent on TV was anti-Muslim; revealed in investigation report of the Muslim Council's Center for Media Monitoring

♦ Afghan Taliban make marriage conditional on women's consent; spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said that women do not belong to anyone, they are free citizens; says women cannot be given to anyone to make peace or end conflict

♦ Pakistan, Bangladesh second Test match to starts from tomorrow; Pakistan lead the 2 match Test series by 1-0

♦ The eclipse of the sun will take place tomorrow; eclipse to be started at 10:30 in the morning according to Pakistan standard time; it will end at 2:37 p.m; eclipse will be visible in South Africa, South Australia, South America; Will not be seen in Pakistan

♦ Fashion show in Tunisia on International Day of Persons with Disabilities; special people walk on the ramp; ramp applauded by the audience

♦ Star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the first footballer in the world to score 800 goals in his career; to reach this milestone, Rolando scored twice against Arsenal. Succeeded Manchester United

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