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♦ PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has hammered the government over its mini-budget, declares Imran Khan a ‘Bohran (crises) Khan. He said they would take an account to PM on February 27.
♦ Khawaja Asif criticized PM for his failures and said Imran Khan himself is the originator of every crisis.
♦ Shehbaz Sharif said they will take every constitutional and legal way to get rid of the government. Maulana Fazlur Rehman said that the coalition should think about what the government is doing. They said no-confidence and other options will be considered in the PDM summit.
♦ Prime Minister expressed concern over the shortage of fertilizers. He said the supply of fertilizers to the farmers should be ensured and no concessions should be made to the profiteers and hoarders.
♦ Hareem Shah becomes in hot waters after her claim that she has easily reached London with a large sum of money. The FIA started an investigation into money laundering. Shah takes a U-turn on her video clip about airport checking.
♦ Police beat young doctors black and blue in Quetta; 10 white coats injured: Police arrest 25 doctors and paramedics; Emergency wards in city’s hospitals shut down in protest: doctors announce to continue protest till the approval of their demands.
♦ Both shooters were arrested for attacking MPA Bilal Yasin. Accused arrested by Shahdara last night. The accused will be produced before the court for the identification parade tomorrow.
♦ The state has decided to become the plaintiff in the Islamabad harassment case of a couple after the victims’ refusal to recognize the culprits yesterday. PM seeks a report on the Islamabad and motorway rape case. The state will punish the accused in any case.
♦ In the Johar Town bomb blast case, a special anti-terrorism court sentenced to death four accused, the court also sentenced five years imprisonment to the fifth female accused Ayesha Gul in the case.
♦ The Prime Minister accompanied by the Army Chief visited the ISI Headquarters. He was received by DG ISI Lieutenant General Nadeem Anjum. Briefing on national security and situation in Afghanistan. The Prime Minister appreciated ISI's efforts for national security, stability and prosperity.
♦ The federal government has asked the Punjab government to provide it with experts views on the medical reports submitted by PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif to seek his way out of the country; In light of yesterday’s decision of the federal cabinet, the attorney general office wrote a letter to the Punjab government; In its epistle, the AG office requested the provincial government on behalf of the federal government to seek experts’ views on the medical reports of Nawaz Sharif; If the medical experts declare Nawaz’s health satisfactory, then the government will contact his current physicians.
♦ The National Assembly Standing Committee on Information has once again summoned former chief justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar and Gilgit Baltistan ex-chief judge Rana Mohammad Shamim; Committee Chairman Mian Javed Latif once again issued notices to Saqib Nisar, Rana Shamim and journalist Ansar Abbasi to appear before the committee to explain their points of view
♦ The fog took control of major highways. Motorways from Lahore to Sialkot and Samundari were closed. Due to invisibility around Lahore Airport, six flights from Lahore to Karachi and onwards were cancelled; Bad weather also affected train services.
♦ Coronavirus spreads in Karachi, the rate of positive cases has exceeded 20 per cent; The rate of Omicron cases has also increased to 95 per cent; The rate of positive cases across the country has come close to 5 per cent. The rate was 7 per cent in Lahore, 4 per cent in Rawalpindi.
♦ Inter-Provincial Education Ministers Conference convened tomorrow. The meeting will take a decision about continuing three days schools. The Punjab government has given three holidays in a week till January 15 due to smog.
♦ Hafiz Naeem-ur-Rehman threatened the Sindh government to close Shara-e-Faisal after the sit-in before the assembly. Saeed Ghani denied taking dictation from a party with one MPA.
♦ Crime ratio increased in Karachi again. Woman and man killed in Pipri in the name of honour. Property dealer killed for resisting robbery in Clifton. Two bodies were recovered from bushes near Changiwala Road. A robbery of 10 million rupees in the office of Dailycom company in the mobile market.
♦ Punjab government has extended the ban on tourists’ entry into the city for the next six days; local traders and the hotel association have strongly opposed the government’s ban on tourism for the prominent hill station; local administration has taken action against the hotels involved in overcharging and sealed 15 hotels after proving the allegations.
♦ British Prime Minister Boris Johnson apologizes for attending the party during the lockdown. Labour leader demands resignation of Boris Johnson
♦ Leading singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has been declared a tax defaulter. He has not yet paid Rs2.1 million in advance tax.
♦ National cricketer Yasir Shah got a clean chit; Yasser Shah's name is acquitted of a rape case; his name is also removed from the FIR; According to SHO, the cricketer has nothing to do with the case.
♦ Today is the 91st birthday of romantic Urdu poet Ahmad Faraz.
♦ preparation of Olympics going on in china; A giant "snowman" has been built in Harbin City, China. It is 18 meters long and 13 meters wide.
♦ The final trailer of the new sequel of the Hollywood movie series "Scream" has been released.