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  • Nawaz agrees to travel abroad for medical treatment Family source says doctors’ reports have been shared with government, which may remove ex-PM’s name from ECL soon.
  • Nawaz’s condition ‘critical’, needs to be shifted abroad for treatment: personal physician Interior Ministry receives application from Shehbaz Sharif to remove Nawaz’s name from ECL, forwards it to NAB.
  • Can’t accompany Nawaz abroad as passport is with court, says Maryam Nawaz should certainly go abroad for medical treatment if his health requires it, says PML-N leader outside court.
  • Sikhs await opening of Kartarpur corridor Modi to see off pilgrims while Imran to welcome them at shrine of Guru Nanak.
  • Opposition will approach SC for adjudication of House proceedings, warns Khawaja Asif Opposition leaders submit no-confidence resolution against Deputy Speaker Suri.
  • The struggle of Kashmiri women during Indian lockdown Although men are usually targetted, Kashmiri women are suffering from the lockdown in their own less visible way.
  • Rs2bn relief package may be approved today PM believes it’s govt’s responsibility to ensure availability and check prices of essential items.
  • Country may remain on FATF list beyond February: minister Govt recovered only Rs5.6 billion in taxes on foreign assets worth about $7.4bn held overseas by Pakistanis.
  • FO regrets India’s refusal to avail concessions for Sikh pilgrims Spokesman says govt was working on other initiatives for promoting religious tourism.
  • NAB summons chairman of Rehbar committee Akram Durrani has been summoned in connection with an illegal appointment case.
  • PTI challenges ECP decision over audit of its accounts PTI has requested court to restrain scrutiny committee from probing the party’s foreign funding.
  • ‘Absolutely no cover-up’: Govt officials denounce The Guardian for ‘incorrect’ article Dr Zafar Mirza says situation “under control”; Babar bin Atta demands apology, says may sue for defamation.
  • Capital residents complain of chaotic traffic, uncertainty since Azadi March’s arrival People living near protest site face host of problems, including restricted movement and insecurity.
  • PPP candidate secures easy win over PTI in by-election for PS-86 in Johi Workers pour onto streets in the small town and surrounding villages to celebrate.
  • Seven cases of extinct poliovirus detected “It is not a wild poliovirus outbreak. It is an outbreak of Sabin-Like Type 2 Derived (SLT2D),” says official.
  • Despite opposition protest, govt manages to get 11 bills passed through NA The ordinances passed in the shape of bills include seven recently promulgated by President Arif Alvi.
  • Military will continue to shape security, foreign policy: report EIU says PTI govt will complete its term; forecasts slow economic growth.
  • IMF review: Performance critera for end-September met comfortably, says mission chief “Significant progress has been made in improving the AML/CFT framework; additional work is needed before March 2020.”
  • Rs6bn announced for Utility Stores Corporation to bring down prices of essential commodities “The amount will substantially bring down the prices of flour, edible oil, sugar, rice and pulses,” says SAPM Awan.
  • No relaxation, no waivers as IMF concludes review Tells govt to meet revenue target, cut circular debt.
  • Post-harvest crop losses cost Pakistan over $1bn yearly: ADB Emphasises the need for the establishment of a national agriculture production information system.
  • Judge fines US president $2 million for misusing charity foundation Trump’s three eldest children must undergo mandatory training on the duties of those who run charities.
  • Australia crush Pakistan by 10 wickets to win T20 series Explosive openers Aaron Finch (52) and David Warner (48) put Pakistan to the sword without loss.
  • Pakistan eye dismantling Australia’s middle order in bid to level T20 series Aaron Finch, David Warner and Steve Smith is already threatening to become the most potent top order in T20Is.


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