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By: News Desk      Published: 10:00 PM, 4 Oct, 2021
10:00pm Headlines on 24Digital

♦ Pandora Papers: PM sets up inquiry cell to investigate Pakistanis named in Pandora Papers; Report will be prepared with help of FIA, FBR, NAB; Report will be submitted to PM; Fawad Chaudhry says everyone will be questioned 

♦ Pandora Papers exposes big names of Pakistani politics; 4 companies of Shaukat Tarin come to light; Faisal Vawda owns offshore company; Offshore companies of Khusro Bakhtiar's family, Arif Naqvi, President National Bank Arif Usmani, Axact owner Shoaib Sheikh surfaced 

♦ Pandora Papers show London apartment in name of wife of General (retd) Shafatullah Shah, offshore companies owned by Col (retd) Raja Nadir Parvez and Maj Gen (retd) Nusrat Naeem; Lt Gen (retd) Ali Quli Khan’s sister Shahnaz Sajjad Ahmad owns offshore company; Sons of former Air Chief Abbas Khattak, Umar, and Ahad Khattak also own offshore company

♦ Rehman Malik demands inquiry into Pandora Papers; Says financial scandal surfaced against senior cabinet members; Says will what action Imran Khan takes 

♦ Third ‘fake’ entry of Nawaz Sharif receiving Covid-19 jab registered; Vaccination fake entry registered in Narowal, Khairpur Tamiwali after Lahore; Fake entries question whole system 

♦ PM expresses worries on rising inflation; Says people are suffering due to inflation; Says every effort is being made to have less impact on lower classes; Says raised prices of wheat, sugar, petrol at a lower rate than rest of world

♦ Electricity prices go up after petrol, LPG, CNG; NEPRA increases price of electricity by Rs1.72 per unit for one year 

♦ Shahbaz Sharif slams increase in electricity prices

♦ Utility stores become more expensive than open market; Federal govt abolishes subsidy

♦ Dollar continues upward trend as one US dollar reaches Rs170.72 after an increase of 24 paisas

♦ Umar Sharif's funeral prayers offered in Germany; Umar Sharif’s body to be brought back to Pakistan tomorrow

♦ NAB deputy chairman resigns; Hussain Asghar sends resignation to President; NAB Lahore had sent a letter to NAB chairman for inquiry against deputy chairman

♦ No-confidence motion against Balochistan CM begins to have repercussions on Senate; BAP divided; Jamal Kamal group’s senators say there will be problems in Senate if CM is removed 

♦ Fawad Ch says govt to charge TV channels for Parliament proceedings feed on PTV; Chairman Senate Standing Committee Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar questions when private channels are not allowed then how they would cover the proceedings; Fawad replies it was not in his power to allow private TVs to cover of parliament

♦ Army soldier martyred in exchange of fire with terrorists in North Waziristan; Troops respond promptly to attack

♦ Killing of police informer in Karachi; Accused pretended to be an officer to get the informant

♦ Lahore Police arrest 8 foreign nationals involved in drugs trafficking

♦ Controversial Swedish cartoonist killed in car crash; 75-year-old Lars Vilks was under police protection; 2 policemen also killed in the crash

♦ Dengue attacks continue in country as 44 more cases reported in Islamabad taking the tally to 571; 36 new cases of dengue reported in KPK and the total tally reached 1,662 including 20 new patients in Peshawar; 153 new cases reported in Lahore

♦ Hearing on petition filed in Sindh High Court for ban on digital currency; Court summons Deputy Governor SBP, Security and Exchange Commission; Court also seeks report on legislation

♦ Shaheen cyclone, rains in coastal areas of Oman; Several areas inundated by floods; Many vehicles swept away by floods; Storm damages Iran's Chahbahar port

♦ Acclaimed singer Masood Rana's 26th death anniversary observed; Masood starts his career in 1962 and recorded over 700 songs 

♦ New trailer of Hollywood movie 'Eternal' released; Action-packed science fiction film will be released on November 5

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