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Published: 10:00 PM, 18 Dec, 2021
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♦ Two blasts occurred near Sher Shah Paracha Chowk in Karachi; The first blast killed at least 15 people and injured 16 others; The second blast occurred during a rescue operation; The first blast occurred inside the bank building; The building was built over a drain; Nearby buildings and vehicles were also damaged; CCTV footage of the blast also surfaced

♦ How did the explosion happen; Institutions have not reached any conclusion yet; The CTD said the blast appeared to be caused by a gas leak; According to Sui Southern Gas, there was no gas pipeline at the site of the blast; The bomb disposal squad blamed the blast on a sewer line; Will this mystery be solved or will the questions remains unsolved

♦ How was the building constructed on the drain; Commissioner Karachi asked the Deputy Commissioner West for details; DIG South formed a special team to investigate; The SSP will lead the investigation; Saeed Ghani says whoever gives permission to build a building should be hanged even if it is me; Nasir Shah's visit to the scene says those responsible for the blast will be brought to justice

♦ Valuables of bank customers were endangered after the blast in Sher Shah; Lockers and ATMs explode in the gutter; According to reports, many notes were taken away by the people after the blast; The treasury is also buried under the rubble

♦ According to rescue sources, one person was killed and five others including a woman were injured in the blast at Kandhari Bazaar in Quetta

♦ Terrorist commander Ghafoor alias Jalil was killed during an intelligence-based operation in Bajaur; According to ISPR, the slain terrorist was a close associate of Maulvi Faqir Mohammed and was involved in several terrorist activities; A security official was also injured in the exchange of fire; Operation of Anti-Terrorism Department in Chiniot, Multan and Toba Tek Singh; Nine alleged terrorists, including a woman, were arrested

♦ City mayoral candidate killed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa a day before elections; Umar Khattab Sherani was shot dead by unknown persons outside his house in DI Khan; Umar Khattab was the ANP candidate; The case was registered; Local body elections will be held in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa tomorrow; People will exercise their right to vote in 17 districts including Peshawar

♦ Major decision of Lahore High Court regarding marriage certificates and Haq Mahr; Order to the Federal and Provincial Governments to amend the seal column; Instructions to create separate columns for registration of cash, movable and immovable property in the register

♦ Public criticism does not in any way affect the independence of a judge; Masood-ur-Rehman Abbasi should be released on bail of Rs. 5,000; ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has granted bail to the accused of making insulting remarks against the Chief Justice of Pakistan and the judiciary

♦ A Dolphin official opened fire on a citizen in Township Market area of Lahore; Transferred to hospital in critical condition; The DIG operation suspended the entire dolphin team involved in the incident; Constable Faisal was remanded in custody; the case also registered

♦ Meeting of German Special Representative for Afghanistan with COAS Qamar Javed Bajwa; Discussions on issues of mutual interest; Also discussing the security situation in the region; Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa says the world cannot afford an unstable Afghanistan; Says serious efforts can avert a humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan; Indonesian Foreign Minister Mrs Retno Lestari Priansari Marsudi also called on the Army Chief; The current situation in Afghanistan was also discussed

♦ The important meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation on the situation in Afghanistan will be held tomorrow; Secretary General OIC, US Special Representative and Foreign Ministers of various countries arrived in Pakistan; Other guests continue to arrive; Prime Minister Imran Khan will also address the inaugural session; Today and tomorrow is a public holiday in Islamabad; 5,000 police personnel deployed for security

♦ It is feared that Pak-India nuclear war may not break out in the presence of BJP; We will give a complete answer to any adventure; In his interview to Foreign Media PM Imran Khan; Says Terrorism has nothing to do with Islam; If the situation in Afghanistan deteriorates, Pakistan will be most affected; Says the United States is deeply saddened by the Afghan government's surrender without resistance 

♦ The statement of blaming others for one's incompetence is now badly worn; Leader of the Pakistan People's Party Sherry Rehman responds to the interview of the Prime Minister; Says the Prime Minister thinks that everyone except him has come to do corruption in politics; PML-N spokesperson Maryam Aurangzeb says PM Imran Khan, repeating the accusation does not prove it to be true; Transparency International has given you the International Certificate of Corruption

♦ Senator Talha Mahmood and President of Wafaqul Madaris Mufti Taqi Usmani accompanied by a delegation met with Saudi Ambassador Nawaf bin Saeed Al-Malki; Concern over Saudi minister's statement regarding Tablighi Jamaat; Mufti Taqi Usmani said that the whole world is benefiting from the religious services of Tablighi Jamaat; The statement hurt the feelings of the Islamic World; The delegation invited the Saudi ambassador to visit the preaching centre

♦ Rising trade deficit, a challenge to the economy; In November 2021, the gap between imports and exports exceeded 5.25 billion; In the first five months of the current financial year, the trade deficit reached a record level of 50.64 billion; In November 2021, imports amounted to 7.92 billion; More than 2 billion worth of petroleum products were imported

♦ Textbooks became more expensive; One hundred and five rupees per kg of paper reached one hundred and forty rupees per kg; Up to 20% increase in textbook prices; Prices of books have gone up due to lack of government control over paper prices

♦ Plans are afoot to build a highway in the National Hills Park at short distance from the Prime Minister's House; CDA is busy cutting down hundreds of trees and mountains to build the road; The EPA also prohibits the CDA from operating without permission

♦ Fog cleared in the plains of Punjab; Traffic on motorways will improve when the border is improved; Flight operation at Lahore Airport affected; 15 flights cancelled. 9 delays; According to the Meteorological Department, Lahore is forecast to go up to 3 degrees Celsius in 24 hours; There is a possibility of fog in Lahore and surrounding areas; In Karachi too, the temperature was recorded at 9 degrees

♦ Cold snap across the country; Snow covered the northern region of Pakistan; Cold winds in the mountains; The lowest temperature in Gupis was minus 16; followed by Kalat with minus 9 and Quetta with minus 8 

♦ Clouds of air pollution did not subside; Lahore ranks first among the most polluted cities in the world; Smog also reigns in Bahawalpur, Multan and ♦ Gujranwala; Increased respiratory, throat and eye diseases; Experts advise citizens to use masks

♦ According to the unconfirmed results of the annual election of Karachi Bar, the presidential seat was won by Advocate Ashfaq Ali Gulal; Naeem Memon won the seat of General Secretary; Farid Ahmed won the seat of vice president

♦ Eternal story of bravery in the war of 1971; 50th Martyrdom Day of Lance Naik Muhammad Mehfooz Shaheed is being observed today; Flowers were laid at the mausoleum; Fateha Khawani being held for the martyr

♦ Coronavirus is spreading rapidly in the UK; Confirmation of registering 93,045 new cases in 24 hours which is a record so far; 111 patients die, 7 people have died from omicron in the UK so far; Confirmation of about 4,500 cases of the third wave in Australia; Official New Year's celebrations and fireworks cancelled in France; The French Prime Minister Jean Castex says Omicron is expanding at the speed of lightning in Europe

♦ Super Typhoon Rai wreaked havoc in the Philippines; Thirty-three people were killed in a deadly hurricane; Several are missing; More than 300,000 people became homeless; The storm wreaked havoc in the south and central regions

♦ Indian spin wizard Ravichandran Ashwin became a fan of Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan and Shaheen Shah Afridi; Says I have been following Rizwan for a long time; Says there is no doubt that he is a great player

♦ Attack of coronavirus on beauty contest; The finale of Miss World 2021 in Puerto Rico has been postponed; The stage was set for the finale; The competition had to be postponed because the corona test of 23 contestants turned out to be positive 

♦ The Matrix Resurrections all set to hit the big screen on December 22nd

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