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By: News Desk      Published: 10:00 PM, 16 Oct, 2021
10:00pm Headlines on 24Digital

♦ Prime Minister bowls a bouncer at masses. The original summary was to increase the petrol price by Rs5.90 but he doubled the hike; the petroleum prices hit a new record high; Petrol prices reaches Rs137.79 per litre after an increase of Rs10.49; Petrol prices reaches Rs134.48 per litre after an increase of Rs12.44; Kerosene Oil reaches Rs110.26 after an increase of Rs10.95

♦ Is Shaukat Tarin a hostage of the IMF? He said from Washington that the inflation rate would not come down

♦ People lash out at the government over inflation

♦ Petroleum prices increased seven times in three and a half months; increased by Rs34.30 since June 15; Petrol price increased by Rs29.23 and Kerosene Oil price by Rs30.26

♦ Petroleum prices increased in the global market by 10 to 12 percent in the last three months while the government increased the POL prices by 24.5 percent; People have to bear an additional burden of Rs50-55billion

♦ Federal ministers continue to defend the increase in POL prices; Ghulam Sarwar Khan said thirteen countries have more oil prices than Pakistan; Farrukh Habib said the oil prices were increasing all over the world; Ali Muhammad Khan explained that the government does not control prices in the world market

♦ Opposition bashes government over petrol prices hike; Shehbaz Sharif said Imran Niazi should resign instead of killing the people; Bilawal termed Imran Khan as an enemy of the people; SIrajul Haq said the country was being ruled by the dacoits

♦ Everyone starts becoming anxious; PTI MNA Raja Riaz said Khan Sb we are really worried now; PML-N MPA brought a donkey in a protest; Transporters hiked the fares; People staged protests in different cities

♦ PDM stages a power show in Faisalabad; the rally being underway

♦ The historic increase in cooking oil and ghee prices; the price of grade 1 ghee reaches Rs399 per kg after an increase of Rs38; cooking oil’s Rs409 per kg after an increase of Rs48.

♦ The flour prices go out of control in Karachi; a flour bag of 10kg is being sold for Rs850

♦ The prices of the construction material also reached to record high; the rate of 1000 bricks increases by Rs500 to reach Rs13,500, the price for1000 tiles reached RS10,000; crushing stone price also increased by Rs10 to reach RS70 per foot; the price of a sack of cement reaches Rs720

♦ The gas crisis hit Sindh even before the arrival of the winter season; CNG stations in the province shut down for 10 days

♦ Sindh governor’s faux pas on Liaquat Ali Khan’s martyrdom; Imran Ismael says country’s first prime minister was martyred in Karachi instead of Rawalpindi

♦ Punjab's matric results surpassed the intermediate results in terms of loot sale of numbers; 700 students from Lahore Board, 550 from Multan Board and 432 students from DG Khan got 1100 out of 1100 marks

♦ Justice Maqbool Baqir while addressing a ceremony said removing a judge from a sensitive natured hearing puts a negative impact on the impartiality of the courts and people can raise questions on the honesty of the courts; Says an only independent judiciary can provide the citizens with their basic rights

♦ Two days left in Eid Miladun Nabi (SAW) as preparations to celebrate the occasion reach their peak

♦ Mission World T20: Pakistan Shaheens reach UAE; will face arch-rival India in first encounter on Oct 24; Captain Babar Azam said the players would come up with the expectations of the nation

♦ King’s prince behind the Bars; Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan facing it hard to live in jail 

♦ The trailer of Hollywood’s new animated film “Clifford the big red dog” is released; the film will be screened in American cinemas from November 10

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