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Published: 04:10 PM, 26 Dec, 2021
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♦ Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid has said Imran Khan is not going anywhere. He offers to buy Nawaz Sharif air ticket and visa in 24 hours. He reiterates Pakistan wants to help Afghanistan 

♦ Pakistan Foreign Office strongly condemns extrajudicial killings of six more Kashmiri youth in IIOJK by Indian occupation forces in the last three days in continuing fake encounters and the so-called cordon-and-search-operations. It says India should be well aware that no amount of oppression and use of force could break the will of the valiant Kashmiri people who were resolutely standing up against India’s state-terrorism in IIOJK 

♦ The National Accountability Bureau has initiated an inquiry against an aide to provincial minister for finance Taimur Saleem Jhagra. The NAB has directed its investigation team to gather details of salary, benefits, loan and the advance salary of the concerned official

♦ Several people got injured in a pile-up of 10 vehicles on GT Road in Gujrat. Condition of three of the injured is stated to be critical. Rescue teams are busy in rescue activities 

♦ PTI ministers censure Rana Shamim as his collusion with Nawaz Sharif on affidavit surfaces. Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry tweeted that former GB top judge Rana Shamim notorized his affidavit against ex-CJP Saqib Nisar and other IHC judges in the office of Nawaz Sharif in London, saying once again the Sharif family has proved itself a Sicilian mafia 

Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib has said now it’s a settled fact that Rana Shamim is an office-bearer of PML-N Lawyers Wing. He says it’s a big revelation that Nawaz in his presence prepared an affidavit to launch an attack on judiciary. That’s why Nawaz is called “Godfather” 

♦ A resentful son kills his father over contracting second marriage in Fateh Jhang on Sunday 

♦ Two brothers gunned down in Gujranwala over petty matter 

♦ Temperatures drop further as several areas of country receives first rain of winter season. Rain in Sahiwal, Vehari, Lodhran, Jhang, Fort Abbas, Arifwala, Gojra, Pakpattan, Feroze Watowan and other areas of southern Punjab, in Dera Ismael Khan and North Waziristan in KP and in several districts of Balochistan, including provincial capital Quetta, made the weather chillier

Balochistan areas such as Muslim Bagh and Ziarat received first snowfall of ongoing winter season.

♦ As the weather is getting colder, gas pressure across the country including Karachi, Lahore, Faisalabad, Quetta and other cities is decreasing considerably. Women are facing difficulty in cooking meal. Citizens are forced to buy expensive wood and LPG cylinders

♦ Lahore Press Club elections are underway at Press Club. There is a tough competition between the Journalist and Pioneer Group. From Journalist Group, Javed Farooqui and from Pioneer Group Azam Chaudhry are contesting for the President seat. 

For Vice President, Salman Qureshi and Zaheer Ahmad Babar are facing each other. Zahid Chaudhry and Mian Abid are contesting for the Secretary seat 

♦ 10 die in different road mishaps in Punjab, Sindh. Four killed in separate accidents in Hyderabad and Jamshoro: Four die as car in marriage party crashes into truck in Jhelum

♦ Man turns in after killing his wife for honour in Nowshera. He tells police he saw a stranger coming out of his house and became suspicious and angry. He shot dead his wife in the name of honour 

♦ Two people were killed by the firing of extortionists when the former refused to pay them the extortion money in Buddh Ber, Peshawar. 

♦ No trips for Afghan women unless escorted by male relative: Taliban 

♦ Openers get India off to good start in first Test 

♦ Australia reaffirm commitment to visit Pakistan amid Omicron outbreak

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