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By: News Desk      Published: 04:00 PM, 13 Sep, 2021
4:00pm Headlines on 24Digital

A joint sitting of Parliament will begin shortly. President Arif Alvi will address the gathering. Chief of Army Staff COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Chiefs of Armed Forces will also be present. Former president Asif Ali Zardari will not attend. Opposition Leader in NA Shehbaz Sharif convened PMLN MPs meeting for strategy

Journalists protest sit-in against Pakistan Media Development Authority continues outside Parliament House. Sherry Rehman, Raza Rabbani, Ahsan Iqbal, and Maryam Aurangzeb arrived at the sit-in. They said journalists always raised voice against democratic values and dictatorial system and black law will not be passed under any circumstances

Supreme Court summoned DG FIA, Chairman PEMRA and IG Islamabad in person at the next hearing in suo-moto notice case related to harassment of journalists and sought a detailed report. The hearing of the case has been adjourned indefinitely

Inter-Provincial Ministers conference will be held today to decide about reopening of schools or further closure of educational institutions.

As per the unofficial results, PTTI won 63 seats, Independent 59 and PPP 17, MQM 10, Jamaat-e-Islami 7, Balochistan Awami Party and Awami National Party won two seats each in Contentment Boards local bodies’ elections.

PMLN clean sweep in Punjab cantonment board results. PMLN won 51 seats, independents won 31 while PTI won 28 seats.

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Gulzar Ahmed's addressing to the full court reference said the motives behind Bar Councils' protest against the appointment of judges was unclear. The presidents of the Bar Councils were invited several times for the appointment of judges but they were in Peshawar. Bar Councils took a one-sided stance on judges’ appointments. JCP said that doors for Bar Councils are always open.

Attorney General of Pakistan (AGP) addressing the full court reference said that gaps widened between Bar and Bench on the judge's appointment. Many people lost their jobs due to a decision by the Supreme Court of Pakistan.

Prime Minister Imran Khan and Russian President Putin are scheduled to meet on September 16. The two leaders will sit together in Dushanbe. The two leaders will have their first formal meeting.

Sindh Information Minister Saeed Ghani has said that PTI was rejected in the cantonment elections. PTI came third in Clifton Cantonment but thinks it is their stronghold. No, Green Line is the plan of PML-N. They also spoke white lies on the census

Ramiz Raja unopposed elected PCB chairman in PCB Governing Board meeting. He said PCB will fulfill the requirements of cricketers. Matthew Hayden, Vernon Philander join Pakistan's coaching staff for the Pakistan team to prepare them for T20 World Cup 2021.

PIA's first passenger flight to Kabul after the Taliban took charge of Kabul. National airline's Boeing plane takes foreign journalists to Kabul and returned carrying team of World Bank and international news agencies. PIA COO Air Commodore Jawad Zafar himself flew to Kabul

UN Relief conference to be held in Geneva today to save Afghanistan from a humanitarian crisis. More than $600 million will be raised for Afghanistan. One-third of the money will be used under the United Nations World Food Program.

Pakistan reported 67 more coronavirus deaths and 2,988 new cases that emerged during the last 24 hours (Sunday), showed the data released by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Monday morning. According to the statistics released by NCOC, after the addition of 67 new deaths, the toll has now surged to 26,787, which represents a ratio of 2.2 percent.

Days after the appointment of Punjab Chief Secretary Kamran Ali Afzal, Punjab bureaucracy has seen another wave of transfers and postings. In the latest development, Punjab Additional Chief Secretary Irum Bukhari has been transferred from her post and Syed Ali Murtaza has been appointed new ACS, Punjab.

Eunuchs protest in front of Lahore Press Club against the behavior of Lahore. They accused police of snatching mobile phones and their money during anti-beggars operation

A woman registered false cases of rape in Lahore and other cities against MPA Faisal Khan Niazi and several government employees including income tax officers also became victims.the fraud has been exposed and all fake FIRs were discarded.

Celebrations of the 782nd urs of Hazrat Bahauddin Zakaria Multani, the great Sufi saint of the subcontinent are underway. Gaddi Nasheen Dargah Alia Shah Mehmood Qureshi bathed the shrine, laid a wreath, and offered prayers ahead of three-day urs ceremonies.

A "Red Pond" appears on the shores of the Dead Sea in Jordan. The unique pond is completely separate from the sea. Experts sent samples of the pond to the laboratory to know about the facts.

Corona Test of Pakistan and New Zealand squad came negative. The training of the visiting team starts from today, the full practice of the national team also. The first match of the one-day series will be played on September 17.

During a club cricket match in Ireland, a dog entered the stadium and took the ball on his mouth. The players and the owner of the dog chased him for the ball. The incident happened during the semi-final match of the Women's All-Ireland T20 league.

China rules American Box Office; Disney's "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings," featuring Marvel's first leading Asian superhero, reigned supreme atop the North American box office for a second week running, taking in $35.8 million. The film -- which stars Chinese-Canadian actor Simu Liu as a former assassin in the shadow of an evil father (Hong Kong legend Tony Leung) -- has so far earned $145.6 million in US and Canadian theatres.

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