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By: News Desk      Published: 10:00 PM, 8 Oct, 2021
10:00pm Headlines on 24Digital

♦ PM chairs NSC meeting; COAS, Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed, Federal Ministers attend; PM briefed on the situation in Afghanistan and possible implications for Pakistan; Instability in Afghanistan could have serious repercussions on Pakistan; World should help to avoid the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, meeting’s declaration

♦ 50 killed, dozens injured when a suicide bomber blows himself up during Friday prayers at a mosque in Kunduz, Afghanistan

♦ Electricity prices increased by Rs1.95 per unit; Additional burden of Rs34.40b will be imposed on consumers; Increase will be applicable on October bills

♦ NEPRA Vice Chairman tells the reason for the increase in electricity prices; Write note why consumers suffer consequences of the incompetence of department; National Power Control Center fails to send the report of violations of Merit Order; Weaknesses in the system causes financial loss of Rs1.87b

♦ Inflation remains on rising this week; Prices rise by 1.21 per cent to 13 per cent; Chicken price rises by Rs38, flour price goes up by Rs23 per kg

♦ Inflation affects government development projects; Cost of projects increases by 14 percent; Rising prices of construction materials affect development budget

♦ More taxes of Rs24b will prove to be catastrophic; Opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif slams government; Says govt has already taken U-turn on its budget by increasing the policy rate

♦ Babar Azam brings back Sarfraz Ahmed, Fakhr Zaman, Haider Ali in T20 World Cup squad; Khushdal Shah, Mohammad Hasnain and Azam Khan ousted; Saqlain Mushtaq appointed interim head coach, Shahid Aslam interim assistant head coach respectively; T20 World Cup will start on October 17 in the UAE

♦ Sheikh Rasheed predicted a new line-up of PML-N near next elections; Says those who use language against institutions will fall; Says next 120 days will be very important in Pakistani politics; Predicts Imran Khan’s win in next elections

♦ No-confidence motion likely to move in 24 hours against CM Balochistan; Governor Balochistan accepts resignations of disgruntled ministers, advisers, parliamentary leaders

♦ Earthquake leaves traces of devastation in Harnai district of Balochistan; No houses, no electricity, no food, fear of aftershocks; People spends the first night under the open sky; Army Chief directs military personnel to assist the civil administration in relief activities

♦ Pakistan observes 16th anniversary of October 8 deadly earthquake; 16 years have passed since the catastrophic earthquake of October 8, 2005; Horrific memories remain fresh even today; 70000 were killed, thousands injured in the earthquake

♦ Flour mills owners, govt face to face again; Mills refuse to pick quota from govt warehouses; Demand for removal of 25 percent wheat quota from other districts; Give a deadline to govt till Monday; Pakistan Flour Mills Association Chairman calls for strike from Tuesday

♦ Supply to CNG stations in Sindh including Karachi stopped for three days; Power crisis also starts in the country; Five hours load shedding continues in different cities

♦ Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov win Nobel Peace Prize for their fights to defend freedom of expression in the Philippines and Russia; Nobel committee calls pair "representatives of all journalists who stand up for this ideal"; They are known for investigations that have angered their countries' rulers, and have faced significant threats

♦ Younger brother stabs disable elder brother to death on a petty issue; Forensic teams collect evidence; Police take the body into custody, transferred to the morgue

♦ Street criminals at large in Karachi; 4000 motorcycles stolen in September; 448 motorcycles snatched in one month; 211 cars stolen and snatched in one month; 2200 citizens deprived of mobile phones in snatching, theft

♦ British diplomat faces sexual harassment in India; Case registered

♦ LHC orders not to block roads for local cricket matches; Judge questions why so much security for domestic cricket?

♦ Artistic community, fans, family, relatives attend Umar Sharif's qul

♦ Trailer for the movie ‘The Three Five Five’ released

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