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By: News Desk      Published: 01:03 PM, 6 Dec, 2021
1:00pm Headlines on 24Digital

♦ Police have arrested another seven accused in the Sialkot tragic incident taking the tally to 131. Police have produced 26 accused in Gujranwala Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) and sought physical remand. Authorities brought Sri Lankan citizen’s dead body to Allama Iqbal International Airport 

♦ It has been revealed that police in its inquiry report tried to save fellow policemen and did not mention their names in the report. Policemen were present at the site when the mob was lynching and burning the factory manager

♦ Pakistan bans “Category-C” countries amid fears of the spread of coronavirus new category omicron 

♦ Coronavirus new category omicron rapidly spread in India as the number of cases rose to 21

♦ PDM bigwigs meeting today to finalize long march and resignations option

♦ Shehbaz Sharif appeared in Lahore’s Accountability Court 

♦ Shaista, widow of a key PML-N stalwart Pervaiz Malik won the NA-133 Lahore by-elections with a lead of 14,498 votes against the PPP candidate Ch Aslam Gill

♦ Former president Asif Ali Zardari congratulated Aslam Gill on getting higher votes in NA-133

♦ The National Assembly’s in-camera session on national security will be held today. Opposition parties have boycotted the session

♦ Opposition Leader in the Punjab Assembly and Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) leader Hamza Shehbaz Sharif sang Bollywood love songs in a family gathering and now the video of him making rounds on the social networking platforms

♦ IHC reserved verdict on putting Rana Shamim name on ECL. Later, IHC dismissed the petition seeking name of Rana Shamim on ECL 

♦ SSGPL sought Rs58.42 increase in gas per MMPBT. Ogra has been hearing the case on SSGPL application

♦ The 50th martyrdom anniversary of 1971 war hero, Major Shabbir Sharif Shaheed Nishan-e-Haider is being observed on Monday. In a tweet today, Director General ISPR Major General Babar Iftikhar paid tribute to Major Shabbir Sharif Shaheed for his heroic action at Sulemanki Sector in 1971 war.

♦ There are chances that today Sindh government and local government employees will meet for negotiations as strike call of local government employees entered in its eight day 

♦ Two dacoits were killed and another critically injured in New Karachi in cross firing

♦ The U.K. House of Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle to call in police over 'deeply concerning' claims of drug abuse in the Houses of Parliament

♦ A court in Myanmar has sentenced the country’s deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi to four years in jail, according to media reports. A spokesman for Myanmar’s military told the AFP news agency that Aung San Suu Kyi was found guilty on Monday of incitement and of violating COVID-19 rules.

♦ Lahore still the top polluted city in the air quality index (AQI)

♦ Snowfall continued on mountains including Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK) and upper and southern areas while rain also continued in Balochistan and Punjab area 

♦ Rain delays third day’s play in Bangladesh-Pakistan Test

♦ Qawwali maestro Aziz Mian 21st death anniversary today 

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