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Published: 10:00 PM, 9 Nov, 2021
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♦ Leader of the Opposition Shehbaz Sharif and Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto set to fight the government in parliament; formed opposition steering committees; Shehbaz Sharif invited opposition parliament members along with Bilawal at dinner; prepares to form a joint strategy to stop government legislation

♦ Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry advises opposition to wait for one and half years now and then for next five years; says opposition needs to learn to stand on its feet; says this is not the decade of 90s, where you keep involved in conspiracies

♦ ECP initiates action against Responsible for rigging in the constituency of NA-75 Daska; Establishment Wing of the Election Commission released the notification of making Punjab Joint Provincial Election Commissioner Abid Hussain and Punjab Election Commission Deputy Director Athar Abbasi as the OSDs

♦ Mianwali and DG Khan will get additional funds of Rs50billion for development projects; additional budget would be invested in Fast Track Schemes

♦ Government has once again increased the electricity rates to Rs2.52 per unit; the increase will be received in November invoices; those with 200 units will have to pay an additional Rs500; those using 300 units will have to pay Rs750

♦I Information Minister Fawad Chaudry says the gas crisis will continue in the country for three months,  Pakistani people are getting the cheapest gas in the world; the country cannot be run by subsidizing gas and petrol; the government has also withdrawn the gas subsidy for captive power plants

♦ Former PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says when the commission was formed, the price of sugar was Rs70 per kg; today it has reached to Rs150; Miftah Ismail says that after exporting sugar at 48 rupees per kg, now it is bought at 96 rupees per kg; commodity prices rose 19% in one week. Pakistan ranks third in the world in inflation

♦ People in Lahore at the mercy of dengue; killer mosquito claimed five lives in 24 hours;333 new cases also arrived; in public hospitals, treatment of three patients undergoing in one bed; patients’ family members  forced to hold drips in their hands due to lack of better facilities

♦ Differences emerged between the KPK government and ECP on the issue of funds; due to unavailability of funds, the election may be postponed. Election Commission sources said the Finance Ministry is obstructing the provision of funds

♦ Transcript of the CCTV footage of Noor Mukadam murder provided to the defence lawyers unveiled disturbing details about Noor’s struggle to survive before she was last seen in the CCTV footage dragged by alleged killer Zahir Jaffer into the house

♦ Prime Minister Imran Khan met with Governor Sindh Imran Ismail and has accepted the summary to form a Joint Interrogation Team (JIT) on Nazim Jokhio’s Murder; three more accused arrested in Nazim Jokhio murder case, the number rises to six; video footage from the time of Nazim’s murder was also recovered from Jam House; Jam Owais' older brother, MNA Jam Abdul Karim, MPA was also nominated in the case

♦ Bangladesh was considered a burden on Pakistan but the country has gone ahead of us today says PM Khan; a nation which cannot do justice is destroyed says PM; first the morality falls then the economy collapses says PM

♦ India's so-called security conference on Afghanistan in trouble; as China refuses to participate after Pakistan; Chinese Foreign Office said it could not attend the conference due to its busy schedule; four Central Asian countries, including Pakistan, China and Iran, were invited

♦ PTI’s Jamshed Cheema gets frustrated in NA-133; started venting his anger on the children for being out of the election process; Jamshed Cheema challenged the decision to reject the papers in High Court

♦ Expensive meats and vegetables out of reach; in Karachi, the price of tomato has doubled and the price of pea has tripled; Ginger Rs400, garlic Rs300 per kg; in Lahore, garlic weighs 278, peas 270, capsicum and ginger reaches to Rs250

♦ Milk price in Karachi has gone up from Rs130 to reach Rs140 per litre; price of yoghurt has gone up from Rs20 by Rs220 per kg

♦ Karachi traders took to the streets on ballooning inflation; president protests against government and FBR; Unique protest of rickshaw drivers against inflation in Hafizabad; chanted slogans against the government

♦ The US dollar delivered another heavy blow to the Pakistani rupee as it opened for trading in the intra-bank market; dollar which ended Monday on Rs170.51 shot up to Rs171.63 on Tuesday

♦ The budget deficit reached Rs438 billion in the first quarter of the financial year; from July to September, revenue was Rs1,808 billion, while expenses were Rs2,247 billion

♦ SHC angry that the illegal structures in Anda Mor North Karachi were not demolished; arrest warrants for the intrusion of senior directors will be filed on November 16

♦ Pakistan observes the 144th anniversary of the birth of the oriental poet Allama Iqbal today; Navy hold the responsibilities of the Honorary Guards; Punjab governor visited Tomb of Allama Iqbal, laid flowers and offered Fateha.

♦ New Zealand and England will meet in the semifinals of the T20 World Cup on November 10; Pakistan and Australia will meet on November 11; Babar Azam is hoping to lift the World Cup trophy; says hopefully will win the final.

♦ Good news for Pakistani fans is that after Australia, England's team will also come to Pakistan; England Cricket Board Chief Executive Tom Harrison assured PCB Chairman Rameez Raja

♦ Asif Ali crowned the title of ICC Player of the Month for October 2021

♦ Colours of fashion diffused in the winter clothing parade in Madrid, Spain; models paraded down the ramp with beautiful performances

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