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♦ Karachi Police and Rangers personnel baton-charged and threw tear gas on Nasla Tower victims to stop their advance towards the tower's demolition site, dozens injured
♦ Mohsin Sheikhani says there was no benefit of getting approval when the building is not legal despite receiving NOC, he says the business cannot run in such a situation
♦ Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Gulzar Ahmad on Friday ordered the Karachi Commissioner to complete demolition of Nasla Tower in a week, remove debris and submit a report to the court
♦ Country’s economy is on the verge of collapse, warns CJP: Says commercialization eating up industrial units as there is ‘black economy’ in the country: Economy now limited to only building housing societies: SC cancels allotment of all welfare plots in Karachi
♦ Criticising retired chief justice not contempt of court: IHC CJ, Court rejects petition against PML-N leaders Maryam Nawaz and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
♦ Secretary Defense states SC that armed forces chiefs have agreed not to use commercial activity on military land in future
♦ PM Imran Khan declares Maryam Nawaz fascist for making decisions without any authority in past, PM chairs meeting and holds talks on audiotape of Maryam Nawaz Sharif
♦ Federal Minister Mehboob Sultan lashes out at his government in National Assembly Steering Committee meeting for justice, he says he is deprived of justice against Jhang police
♦ US dollar again rises to record level against Pakistani rupee: Being traded at Rs176.50
♦ Prices of crude oil in the international market reduced 6.5 percent, the benchmark London Brent Oil is down 4.4 percent
♦ Pakistani currency is undervalued by 10 rupees, says Tareen: Says govt not to levy more taxes in view of higher dollar rate: Govt rejected IMF’s demand to raise taxes: Concessions given in the budget to be reviewed
♦ Sindh Assembly passes bill to amend local body system, District councils will be abolished and town municipal corporations will be established.
♦ Shehbaz writes a letter to CEC demanding action over Daska by-poll rigging
♦ Lt Gen Nigar Johar becomes Pakistan's first female colonel commandant
♦ The world faces the most dangerous type of corona now; It transfers from one person to another in just 15 seconds
♦ Lahore in the grip of dangerous air pollution; It became difficult to take a breath; Educational institutions and private offices will remain closed from tomorrow to Monday. On Monday, office staff will work online from home, students will study online.
♦ Speeding truck crushes 3 schoolchildren to death in Bahawalpur
♦ Newborn set on fire, dumped in Karachi
♦ Contempt of Court: DC, AC Mandi Bahauddin arrested from the courtroom
♦ Punjab approves Air-Ambulance Service, Rescue 1122 to hire pilots
♦ Suzuki Company raises the price of a small car once again. Suzuki car prices phenomenal after govt withdraws tax exemption
♦ PTA has reduced the mobile phone call rate from 70 paise per minute to 50 paise per minute, the decision will be effective from January 1.
♦ Liton Das scored his maiden Test century as the Bangladesh wicket-keeper and Mushfiqur Rahim helped rebuild after a top-order collapse in the first Test against Pakistan in Chittagong on Friday. At stumps on day one, Bangladesh were on 253 for 4 in their first innings with Liton unbeaten on 113 and Mushfiqur not out 82. Opting to bat first, the hosts were in trouble at 49-4 before the duo turned the tide with 204-run unbroken fifth-wicket stand.
♦ Thal Jeep Rally: vehicle of Danish overturned; In the qualifying round, Sahibzada Sultan took the first position, Zain second, Shiraz third