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By: News Desk      Published: 10:03 PM, 21 Oct, 2021
10:00pm Headlines on 24Digital

♦State Bank of Pakistan Governor Reza Baqir has presented a strange logic; Says that the overseas Pakistanis have benefited from the depreciation of the rupee; he has termed inflation in Pakistan as artificial heralding; says it will be controlled soon

♦ PML-N leader Ahsan Iqbal takes a jibe at SBP Governor Raza Baqir; he says devaluing the rupee is a poison for our economy; Saleem Mandviwala says Raza seems to be the governor of another country's state bank

♦US dollar bounces back against the rupee, rises to a historic high of Rs173.96

♦The government has given an electric shock to the people by raising electricity prices; decides to introduce a new gas tariff system bringing a drastic hike in gas bills

♦SC grants bail to Khursheed Shah: Decides to keep PPP leader’s name of ECL

♦ECP issues show-cause notice to ‘absent’ Azam Swati

♦Balochistan Assembly Secretary has notified Zahoor Baledi as parliamentary leader of Balochistan Awami Party (BAP)

♦Electricity prices for Karachiites likely to go up by Rs3.45 per unit

♦The price of 12 litres of cooking oil has gone up by Rs240

♦Karachi transporters increase fares from Rs10 to Rs20

♦Orange Line service suspends in Lahore

♦Sheikh Rasheed says that the expulsion of the French ambassador was tantamount to severing ties with the entire European Union (EU);  says be it TLP or Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM); so long as they do not take the law into their own hands, the state will not use force

♦CII decides to take up critical issues related to rape cases in the country; the Islamic Ideological Council will meet on October 26 and 27

♦A passerby killed when a factory was completely destroyed in an explosion in Lahore on Thursday morning; a huge fire broke out in the Benz factory after the boiler exploded; the fire brigade personnel extinguished the blaze but the factory, situated on Multan Road

♦Four people died due to the dengue fever in Lahore and Swabi during the last 24 hours; 266 more cases of the fever were reported from the Punjab provincial capital overnight; the situation in Hyderabad also deteriorated as four more cases were reported from the city during the last one day, taking the number of infected people to 14; One more person lost the battle against the disease in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) during the last one day; 92 more cases reported in Islamabad

♦Coronavirus is not going away until the end of 2022 warns WHO officials

♦Nearly 200 people have died in floods and landslides in India and Nepal, officials said Thursday; with whole families buried in their homes and two young girls swept away as forecasters warned of yet more heavy rain

♦NCB has searched the house of Bollywood king Shah Rukh Khan in connection with his son’s arrest in drug case

♦Cristiano Ronaldo capped another Manchester United comeback in the UEFA Champions League; Manchester United beat Atlanta by two wickets after a thrilling match; Juventus, Chelsea and Bayern Munich also won their matches

♦Dubai crown prince enjoys coffee on top of Ain Dubai wheel pod on opening day

♦ Rawalpindi police nab man Talal Munir, for raping a woman university student in the underpass of Metro Bus Station

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