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By: News Desk      Published: 01:04 PM, 20 Sep, 2021
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New Zealand Cricket Board offers Pakistan to play at a neutral venue to complete the abandoned series in a letter to PCB. But Pakistan still sticks to play the series at home ground.

Defunct TTP leader Safi Ullah killed in security forces operation in Mir Ali, North Waziristan

Nasirabad area of Rawalpindi becomes a battleground as the railway police and residents clash over the matter of railway gate upgradation. Police resort to shelling, firing. A woman injured, three railway cops subjected to torture

Prominent decrease in Covid-19 cases as passivity rate drops to lowest 4.2% after 1 ½ months

After the coronavirus pandemic, Lahore is in the grip of dengue as seven more dengue patients were admitted to city hospitals today

Opposition holding meetings with estranged government members in a bid to remove CM Balochistan Jam Kamal after the no-trust move was sent back to the assembly secretariat on the basis of a technical mistake

The government refuses to give details of foreign gifts to Prime Minister Imran Khan. A petition has been submitted to Islamabad High Court against the Information Commission order

Islamabad High Court (IHC) CJ remarked why the FIA issued notice to senior journalist Absar Alam. He commented the notice was issued to harass him. Court fixed the next hearing on September 27. Additional Attorney General gave a statement in case against senior journalist Absar Alam closed in FIA.

A local court in Lahore sent the vice president of the private bank to 14-day judicial remand on charges of influencing witnesses in a money laundering case against PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif and others.

Shah Mehmood Qureshi off to News York along with the delegation to attend the UNGA session. PM Kahn will address the UNGA via video link on Oct 24. He will highlight atrocities on IOK.

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi lauded Pakistan’s role in handling refugees as Europe not even handling the little amount of refugees.  

Finance Minister has recommended Asif Mehmood Jah to appoint as Federal Ombudsman. President Alvi will approve on PM Khan’s recommendation. Mushtaq Shukhera was directed to continue work till a new appointment.  

FBR gave big relief to the business community. FBR announced to give a 40-day window to pay expenses up to Rs2.5m via digital platforms.

State Bank will announce monetary policy today. The current interest ratio is at seven percent.  

Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari paid rich tributes on eve of the 25th death anniversary of his uncle Mir Ghulam Murtaza Bhutto.

The countrywide polio campaign started today (Monday) aiming at immunizing 40 million children. The tots will also be given an additional dose of Vitamin E.

Sindh High Court summoned Sindh NAB director general on October 14 along with record in Government Employees Housing Society.

An overseeing mini truck collided with the footpath killing three women and injuring four including the minor girl.  

Punjab CM Usman Buzdar took notice of the appearing of the gap in two canals of Rahim Yar Khan. He sought a report from Secretary Irrigation and RYK Commissioner.  

Meteorological Department forecasted sea breezes in the evening in Karachi and issued a warning of heavy rains in Karachi and Sindh from September 23 to 25.

482nd anniversary celebrations of Baba Guru Nanak in Kartarpur has been started. Sikh Pilgrims from across the globe have started arriving. Foolproof security arrangements have been made. Sikh Pilgrims will take out a procession from Kartarpur Gurdwara to Zero Line on Tuesday.

Pakistan Air Force won Inter Services Golf Championship. Air Vice Marshal Zafar Aslam said the game of golf brought the three Armed Forces closer together and promotes healthy sports activities.

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