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♦ Fawad Ch said the appointment of DG ISI was the constitutional right of the prime minister and the appointment would be made through constitutional and legal way. Briefing the media after the cabinet meeting, Fawad said there was an ideal relationship between the civil and military leadership; Informed that a long meeting was held between Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa last night. The federal minister maintained that the PM House would not take such a step which would lower the esteem of the Army Chief; Said the army also would not take a step to lower the esteem of the PM as well.
♦ Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf leader Jehangir Tarin has spoken of his role in establishing PTI's government in Punjab. He said the PTI clinched victory, but it lacked the number of seats required to make government in Punjab as it has eight fewer seats than PML-N; said Imran Khan said there was no benefit in making government in the federation if they could not make government in Punjab; He said I asked Imran to leave it to him and then the aeroplane took off and PTI’s government established in Punjab; Said he was separated from Khan under a conspiracy
♦ The National Accountability Bureau has filed an application in the Islamabad High Court seeking dismissal of Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) Vice-President Maryam Nawaz Sharif and her husband Capt (retd) Muhammad Safdar Awan’s bails. The NAB submitted an application to the Islamabad High Court for the cancellation of Maryam Nawaz’s bail on the grounds that the PML-N vice-president had misused her bail freedom. It pleaded that Maryam turned the court building into a political theatre every time she came to attend the hearing.
♦ The struggle for power in Balochistan reaches the final stage. Jam Kamal once again refuses to resign; BAP’s disgruntled members appointed Zahoor Balaidi as interim president of the party; Opposition backs disgruntled members and assured their support in no-trust motion
♦ Dollar hits another record high against Pakistani rupee with an increase of 30 paisas and reached Ra171.04 in inter-bank trade. Pakistan’s trade deficit has increased by 100 percent in three months. Experts warn of a further increase in commodities prices with a further increase in dollar price.
♦ The prices of cooking oil and ghee continue to rise; the price of second-grade ghee increased by Rs3 to reach RS318 per kg and oil by Rs5 to reach Rs320 per kg
♦ After the coronavirus, dengue has spread its tentacles in the country; 262 more people were diagnosed with dengue fever in Punjab; All the beds specified for dengue patients have been occupied in Lahore; Former secretary of Mian Nawaz Sharif Qamaruz Zaman also die due to dengue. 113 more patients in Islamabad and 128 patients in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa diagnosed with dengue
♦ Federal Government has appointed Zahir Shah as Deputy Chairman NAB for three years. The law ministry has issued a notification in this regard after the approval from the President
♦ Shahid Khaqan Abbassi and Miftah Ismael have refused to take relief under Nab Amendment Ordinance; the former prime minister said the Ordinance is only being used to save its loot; Said accountability circus was going on in the country
♦ The Supreme Court has ordered that under the PM employment package, only those children of the deceased government employees will be entitled to get government jobs whose fathers have been expired after 2005 and those children will not be eligible whose fathers have died before 2005
♦ Karachi’s TikToker gang has made startling revelations. TikToker Yawar Younas gang confessed to the killing of Bykea rider in the Sachal area. Accused Kamran opened fire on rider Imran while trying to snatch his mobile phone
♦ Unidentified assailants shot dead a female lawyer in Lahore. Advocate Aqeela Subhani was going in her car and when she reached the Johar Town area of the city, two men mounted on a motorbike opened fire at her, wounding her critically. She was rushed to Jinnah Hospital where she breathed her last. Taking notice, Punjab CM has sought a report from CCPO Lahore.
♦ In a big robbery incident in Lahore’s Defence B area, the robbers made off with 100 tolas of gold, Rs5 million in cash, foreign currency worth Rs1 million and the prize bonds of the same denomination from a house
♦ How the ‘molestation’ drama was staged at Greater Iqbal Park? Police have arrested three more accomplices of Rambo. The police have arrested 11 suspects so far and handed over all the accused to CIA City.
♦ PML-N Lahore President and MNA Pervaiz Malik was laid to rest in Miani Sahib graveyard in Lahore after his funeral prayers were offered at a ground adjacent to Gaddafi Stadium. Shehbaz Sharif, Ahsan Iqbal, Rana Sanaullah, Khawaja Asif, Khawaja Imran Nazir Attaullah Tarar and other leaders attended the funeral prayers. ‘Farewell My Companion,’ tweeted Shehbaz Sharid; Maryam Nawaz also reached Pervaiz Malik’s home to condole with his family
♦ Safe City Authority in Lahore impounded the vehicle belonging to Punjab Minister for Prisons Fayyazul Hassan Chohan for not submitting seven e-challans; Irked over the seizure of the car, Chohan wrote a letter to the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Punjab, who has ordered an inquiry
♦ Indian forces barbarism continues in Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir; martyred five more Kashmiris during a so-called search operation in Shopian district. Indian forces have killed seven Kashmiri youth in two days
♦ The preparations to celebrate Eid Miladun Nabi (SAW) are in full swing. The followers of the Prophet (SAW) busy decorating houses, mosques and markets
♦ Blind persons are again on the roads seeking permanent jobs and education facilities; staged sit-ins in front of provincial assemblies buildings in Lahore and Peshawar
♦ Stary dogs rule the streets in Hasilpur as a four-year-old child killed in stray dogs attack. A 12-year-old girl also came under dogs attack in Bahawalpur as the administration and municipal corporation failed to kill the stray dogs.
♦ There is a change in the air as the mountains of Azad Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan received snow and rainfall. The connecting roads are closed due to land sliding. Prediction of rain in Islamabad, Lahore, Chakwal and Swat; The weather will remain dry in most parts of Sindh and Balochistan.
♦ Germany qualify for the 2022 Qatar Football World Cup after its win over North Macedonia in the qualifying round. Holland, Wales, Russia and Turkey also won their respective matches.
♦ Don’t consider pumpkin a cheap vegetable. It can help you win $20000. Washington’s Jeff Uhlmeyer won the World Championship of Pumpkin by growing a pumpkin weighing 993kg to win a hefty $19,719 prize.
♦ A youngster having the possession of a priceless and rare stone becomes the target of professional killers. The first trailer of the new Hollywood crime and action movie “Red Stone” has been released. The movie will be released on December 3.