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♦ Islamabad High Court (IHC) issued a show-cause notice to journalist Ansar Abbasi and former chief justice of Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Court Rana Shamim seeking written replies within 7 days on claims made in an affidavit. The court adjourned the case hearing till November 26.
♦ Chaudhry Fawad Hussain alleged that the former chief judge has been living in London on Nawaz Sharif’s expenses. Fawad said the government would welcome opposition suggestions on electoral reforms
♦ Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain has tendered his apology before the Election Commission of Pakistan for uttering harsh words against the commission
♦ Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said the judiciary had ousted a prime minister on iqama then why not judiciary should seek answer from its own judge. NAB did not tell the court what was out crime, says Abbasi
♦ Opposition parties in Sindh assembly assembled in front of Sindh Assembly Speaker’s desk and recorded protest
♦ Prime Minister Imran Khan will meet legislators today a day before the joint sitting of Parliament
♦ PMLN, PPP will sit together for a meeting in parliament to make a strategy for the joint session
♦ Two female students Tuesday died and eight others got critically injured when a college van collided with a train at a railway crossing in Sheikhupura
♦ One more injured of Islamabad Expressway accident succumbed to death. The death toll rose to four
♦ As many as six people received burn injuries after a fire erupted overnight in an underground line of an oil refinery in Korangi Industrial Area, Karachi
♦ FIA busted a Rawalpindi gang that was involved in harassing the immature girls for sexual purposes
♦ Lahore became the second most polluted city in the world followed by India capital New Delhi
♦ Pakistan has reported another 6 deaths and 216 infections from the coronavirus pandemic during the last 24 hours (Monday), showed the statistics released by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Tuesday morning.
♦ PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in a message on the International Day of Tolerance said that the only way to promote tolerance and tolerance in Pakistan lies in strengthening democracy
♦ Dengue fever infected another 50 people in Islamabad, 150 in KP and 12 in Karachi
♦ Indian Arm killed two Kashmiri youth
♦ Four men arrested under terrorism laws following a bomb explosion outside Liverpool Women's Hospital on Sunday have been released without charge. It comes after police named Emad Al Swealmeen as the man who died when a homemade device blew up in the back of a taxi shortly before 11.00 GMT. It is understood the 32-year-old was an asylum seeker from the Middle East who converted to Christianity in 2017.
♦ Russian Federation conducted a destructive satellite test of a direct ascent anti-satellite missile against one of its own satellites. The US has condemned Russia for conducting a "dangerous and irresponsible" missile test that it says endangered the crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
♦ US President Joe Biden called for better and more “honest” communication between China and the US during a virtual call with Chinese President Xi Jinping where both leaders played up their close relationship.
♦ Baba Guru Nanak 552 birth anniversary celebrations will commence from Wednesday (tomorrow) that will last for three days. India announced to open Kartarpur Corridor from November 19 Sikh community pressure
♦ Pakistan team continued practice on the second day in Dhaka. First T20 between both teams will be played on Nov 19
♦ Hollywood film ‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’ earned $200m in seven weeks