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Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed said to despair is disbelief. He hoped that there would be a day when all cricket teams of the world would visit Pakistan. He said New Zealand does not have that number of the total army that they provided for their team’s security; Said India was running a negative campaign against Pakistan for a month after getting embarrassed in Afghanistan. He said India did not want Pakistan to progress. He warned the opposition not to throw stones at interior ministry while sitting in a glass castle.
New Zealand Cricket Board offers Pakistan to play at a neutral place to complete the abandoned series in a letter to PCB. But Pakistan still sticks to play the series at home ground.
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson said the cancellation of Pakistan tour at last moment was a shame and hopes that New Zealand's decision to pull out of its tour of Pakistan doesn't have a "lasting impact" on the game in Pakistan.
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
PPP’s Sherry Rahman says, on one hand, the government is denying to give details of gifts received by PM Imran Khan and on the other hand they are filing Toshkhana references against the opposition. She questioned why the people claiming to build a new Pakistan are fearing accountability. Shahid Khaqan Abbassi said the gift received by the PM could become personal property after paying taxes and it was surprising that the Cabinet Division trying to make the issue classified.
Defunct TTP leader Safi Ullah killed in security forces operation in Mir Ali, North Waziristan
Seven people were killed during a dispute in a Jirga held in Dir Bala. The incident left many injured as well and as per the latest reports, eight people were in critical condition. The Jirga met to resolve the land dispute for local road construction but two rival groups opened shots at each other
A child died after falling into an open manhole in Garden West area of Karachi
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
The government changes sales tax rate on petroleum products; fixes 11.64% sales tax on High Speed Diesel; 10.54% on Petrol; 6.7% on Kerosene Oil and 0.2% on light diesel.
FBR gave big relief to business community. FBR announced to give 40-day window to pay expenses up to Rs2.5m via digital platforms.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filipo Grandi lauded Pakistan’s role in handling refugees as Europe not even handling the little amount of refugees.
PIA starts operating flights for the UK soon after exit of Pakistan from the red list. The special flights will run from September 22 to October 21 as the sale of tickets begins.
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
Motorcyclists looted an elderly in Gulshan-e-Mammar area of Karachi; Open fire after a stone thrown upon them resulting in injuring a passerby who was shifted to Abbassi Shaheed Hospital.
Peshawar BRT Bus guard tortures a student for not showing coronavirus certificate. BRT administration starts investigation into the matter.
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.
A gunman opened fire on Perm State National Research University campus killing at least eight people; Student jumped out from windows of university buildings to flee the shooter; the attacker was wounded and detained.
482nd anniversary celebrations of Baba Guru Nanak in Kartarpur has bene started. Sikh Pilgrims from across the globe have started arriving. Fool proof of security arrangements have been made. Sikh Pilgrims will take out a procession from Kartarpur Gurdwara to Zero Line on Tuesday.
Former cricketer Ijaz Ahmad turns 53. Ijaz played 60 Tests and 250 ODIs for Pakistan
Umar Sharif’s condition still remains critical; the actor thanks government for arranging better treatment for him
The 12th death anniversary of famous Pakistan film industry’s top actor Yousaf Khan today. He played lead roles in films Mujram, Hasrat, Bharosa, Naya Dour, Hathkari, Jugni, Sharif Badmash and Buddha Gujjar. He was conferred upon Pride of Performance award in 2006.