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By: News Desk      Published: 04:01 PM, 8 Nov, 2021
4:00pm Headlines on 24Digital
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♦ Top military officials brief MPs’ conclave over TLP deal, FATF; Participants apprised of threats to national security if TLP continued protests; Opposition chides government over deal with TLP; Shehbaz Sharif, Bilawal Bhutto, COAS, DG ISI and DG ISPR also attended the session

♦ Prime Minister once again remains absent from important meeting on national security; Imran Khan had not attended the previous meeting of the National Security Committee as well

♦ Opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif says everything is being kept in secret; the government should brief parliament on the deal with the proscribed organization; says will reply on the expulsion of TLP name from banned list after counselling

♦ Bilawal Bhutto Zardari held a meeting with party leaders before attending the meeting of the parliament's security committee; Yousaf Raza Gillani, Sherry Rahman, Raja Parvez Ashraf and Sindh CM Murad Ali Shah attended the meeting

♦ TLP holds a meeting of the central committee to decide on the fate of the sit-in in Wazirabad

♦ Opposition readies to give tough time to the government; Plans full-fledged protest in today’s senate and national assembly’s session; the government will present Media Professionals Protection Bill and NAB Amendment Bill in the National Assembly

♦ Pakistan captain and number one T20 batsman Babar Azam is staying true to his fame as a mercurial batsman as he continues breaking one record after another. Equals record of Mathew Hayden and Virat Kohli of scoring four fifties in T20 World Cup, Muhammad Rizwan also broke Chris Gayle’s record for most T20 runs in a calendar year; Shoaib Malik also made the fastest fifty of the T20 tournament; Sania Mirza lauds her husband performance in the match

♦ India’s journey in the T20 World Cup ended after New Zealand beat Afghanistan. Social media users flooded the platforms with memes on the Indian Cricket Team.

♦ A man in India’s Uttar Pradesh registered an FIR against his wife, in-laws for celebrating Pakistan win over India in T20 World Cup

♦ A Rs80 price increase of a 20Kg sack of flour in one week; The price reached Rs1500 in Karachi, Rs1400 in Larkana and Khuzdar and RS 1300 in Bannu; the price remained Rs1100 in Punjab

♦ Sugar crisis deepens with shortage, Sugar price in Narowal reached Rs180/kg, in Bahawalpur Rs160/kg, in Islamabad Rs150/kg while sugar shortage crisis hit Lahore’s Akbari Mandi

♦ Vegetable prices shoot up in Lahore as tomato being sold at Rs350/kg, Potato and onion at Rs80/Kg  

♦ Shaukat Tarin avoids the question of 24News regarding ending subsidy on gas for industries; Said the state has the right to collect taxes and people will get benefits in return for filing taxes

♦ A World Bank delegation called on Federal Minister Hamad Azhar; The federal minister briefed the delegation on the steps taken in the energy sector, World Bank assures support for the upgradation projects of infrastructure

♦ A tortured body of an 11-year-old girl found from the washroom of Metro Bus Station in Islamabad

♦ A court granted a three-day extension in physical extended remand for MPA Jam Awais and other accomplices in Nazim Jokhio murder case; the Investigation team visited the crime scene and recorded the statement of the area’s residents

♦ Sindh High Court ordered to vacate whole building of Makkah Terrace for demolishing the part of the building on the encroached area; Orders builders to pay for the rent of the residents

♦ Another patient succumbed to dengue in Lahore while 186 new cases also emerged; 244 new dengue cases were recorded in Punjab, 20 in Islamabad and 167 in Khyber Pakhtunkhawa

♦ NCOC shows its satisfaction over the vaccination process of 12-18 years old students; Coronavirus claimed nine more lives while 449 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours; the positivity ratio drops to 1.07 per cent

♦ West Indies Women gave Pakistan Women a target of 254 runs in first ODI at National Cricket Stadium, Karachi

♦ America reopens border for foreign nationals after 20 months; only vaccinated people would be allowed to enter the United States along with coronavirus test report

♦ Poet John Elia’s 19th death anniversary being observed today

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