10:00pm Headlines on 24Digital

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

♦ The government suffered a knock-out blow before the joint sitting of the Parliament; The session termed as ‘Jihad’ by Prime Minister has been cancelled; Govt allies plainly refuse to give a vote in favour of Electronic Voting Machines; Imran Khan hosted a luncheon for the allies and sought their support for the legislation, however, allies recuse themselves

♦ The government is in troubled waters as key ally MQM hinted at parting ways from the government; Former mayor Wasim Akhtar said will decide of leaving the government coalition soon; Said the doors of the MQM are open for all; Federal Minister Ameenul Haq also confirmed differences with the government over Electronic Voting Machines; Said MQM wanted to go forward through democratic culture

♦ The government numbers were not complete; another news of 24News verified; 24News had already told the reason behind the postponement of the joint sitting of the parliament the previous day; the coalition parties had opposed the legislature regarding EVM

♦ Maryam Nawaz sarcastically questioned that rejected Khan making a speech to cast vote in the joint session considering it a Jihad; now can the nation question that why the Jihad has to be postponed at once?; Says the nation knows it all but still it is necessary to question; Shehbaz Sharif said Imran Khan kept the tradition of taking U-turns

♦ Bilawal staged a show of power by hosting a dinner a day after opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif’s dinner; the whole opposition along with their leaders show unity; Consultations were made on giving the government a tough time; Chairman People’s Party said even the government’s coalition partners are not trusting the government now

♦ Prime Minister once again criticizes Election Commission; Speaking to party and coalition parties MPs PM said ECP also launched a campaign against the electronic voting along with the opposition; said the constitution of the ECP was made by the opposition; said Election Commission was giving bizarre reasons (for opposing EVMS)

♦ Prime Minister appeared before the Supreme Court after the SC summoned him in Army Public Scholl tragedy case; Chief Justice questioned why the culprits had not been identified till now; Asked how many were apprehended; Said the court has nothing to do with the government’s policies; Said Army Public Scholl tragedy was a failure of the intelligence while we claimed to have the number one intelligence agency; Questioned that there is no role of the intelligence when it comes to the safety of the people; Said it was not possible that the terrorists did not get inside support

♦ Chief Justice ordered the government to take positive steps against the persons involved in the APS incident; Prime Minister replied let him speak for a minute; Said you should understand that what was the situation by that time; What possibly they could have done expect compensating the aggrieved families; Said should we also investigate why the 80000 people got killed and who was responsible for the drone attacks; CJP said it was the Prime Minister’s duty to investigate all these matters; Prime Minister replied there was no sacred cow and the court should pass the order and they would comply with it

♦ The matter relating to dialogues with defunct Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan also came under discussion in the Supreme Court; Justice Qazi Amin remarked that there was news that the State was holding talks with a group instead of apprehending the accused; CJP questioned Prime Minister that what he has done as he had brought the criminals to the dialogue table; Justice Qazi Amin questioned whether the government is going to sign the surrender documents

♦ Prime Minister assured the Supreme Court that all those responsible for APS incident would be unveiled in a four week time; Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid said if Nawaz Sharif wanted to return back they would issue him the passport within 24 hours; Fawad Ch said PM has proved that what lengths he can go in respect of the courts

♦ Who is the Prime Minister to pardon the killers of our children? APS tragedy affectees criticize prime minister; Said Imran Khan did not hold a meeting with them after becoming the prime minister; Said they hoped for justice from the Chief Justice and not from the PM; Said the case of 80000 who martyred due to terrorism should also be lodged against the government; A woman tried to approach the PM however security officials countered her 

♦ Federal Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad while talking to 24News said the government signed an agreement with the TLP as per law and constitution and would be made it public at an appropriate time, Said Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa played his role in this regard

♦ Supreme Court chides Punjab Chief Secretary in contempt of the court case regarding the restoration of Punjab Local Governments; Asked him how much they have acted on the SC ruling after seven months? Angry CJP said you are not fit to become a Union Council Secretary and who had made you the chief secretary and would send him to the jail; Sought a reply in one week time

♦ OIC’s special representative on Kashmir led a delegation on his visit to Line of Control; According to ISPR the delegation visited the Chirikot sector of the LoC; the delegation was briefed regarding the current situation at the LoC and the Indian aggression in the Held Kashmir; The envoys from Saudi Arab, Morocco, Sudan and the Maldives were also part of the delegation

♦ Inflation continued to hit hard the masses as the prices of food items and commodities continued to increase; the sugar also vanished from Karachi’s Utility Stores

♦ The US dollar saw another Rs1.30 increase to reach Rs172.92 in interbank trade; One US dollar has seen an increase of Rs3.25 in three days; In the open market, one US dollar is available for Rs175.30

♦ Dengue fever claimed six more lives in Lahore; 380 more patients diagnosed with dengue in Punjab, 237 in KPK and 32 in Islamabad; the medicine used for the fever vanished in Punjab markets

♦ Sindh High Court ordered to immediately seal a seven-storey building in Layari’s Agra Taj Colony and also ordered criminal proceedings against the builders; the court also showed displeasure with the SBCA; Justice Zafar Ahmad Rajpoot remarked that without the support of the SCBA officials, it was not possible to erect illegal constructions and such officers should be dismissed immediately

♦ A young child admitted to a Sehwan hospital have two hearts; according to tests the child has one heart on the right side and the other on the left

♦ England gave New Zealand a target of 167 runs to win the first semi-final of the World Cup T20

♦ Unbeatable Pakistan will face Australia in the second semi-final of the World Cup T20 tomorrow; Babar Azam is confident of winning the World Cup

♦ Batting Consultant Mathew Hayden said Pakistan can defeat any side; Said Islam has united the Pakistani players which is a very good side; Said the world has to adopt Pakistan style of cricket; Also revealed he has been studying Quran gifted to him by Muhammad Rizwan 

♦ Pakistan and West Indies women cricket teams held net practice sessions at National Stadium Karachi; will face off tomorrow in the second ODI; the visitors have a 1-0 lead in three-match ODI series

♦ The news of the marriage of Malala Yousafzai trending on top on Twitter; Social media users extended well wishes to the couple; Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, Jemima Goldsmith and Asifa Bhutto also congratulated Malala 

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