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Bilawal rejects latest tax on electricity bills, grills PTI govt for unbridled inflation

Karachi: Lambasting at the PTI government for dropping another bomb on masses, Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said the recent implementation of up to 35 tax in electricity bills through presidential ordinance is not acceptable.

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In a tweet he said the nation had lost patience after latest hike in power bills and that Imran Khan had made price hike the biggest ever problem for the people of Pakistan.

"It's time the nation decide to get rid of this government if inflation has to be overcome. Imran Khan will continue attacking masses if the latter do not come out of their houses."

He said recent imposition of taxes in power bills would not only bring a flood of inflation but also would affect badly the pockets of people as inflated power bills would jack up the input cost of industries.

"The people are already depositing billions of rupees in the national kitty in form of indirect taxes on items ranging from mobile phone cards to grocry."

Bilawal advised Prime Minister Imran Khan to impose taxes on his rich frinds who had been exempted from taxes worth billions.  

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Pakistan logs 1,212 new COVID cases; positivity ratio at 2.60%  

According to National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), around 1,212 cases of coronavirus were reported while 39 people succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours, taking the total death toll to 27,986.

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Pakistan logs 1,212 new COVID cases; positivity ratio at 2.60%  

Islamabad: Pakistan is presently experiencing the fourth wave of coronavirus which is said to be deadlier and more contagious than the previous three COVID waves. Today, the daily positivity rate in-country is at 2.60%.

According to National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), around 1,212 cases of coronavirus were reported while 39 people succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours, taking the total death toll to 27,986.

The total number of cases has reached 1,253,868.

As many as 1,181,054 patients have recovered from the disease with 3,079 critical cases.

Punjab 

The number of patients swelled to 434,139 in the province with 12,724 causalities.

Sindh

The number of infections has surged to 461,258 in the province, while the death toll has reached 7,451.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The confirmed cases have surged to 175,012 in the province with 5,608 casualties.

Balochistan

There are 33,004 confirmed cases while 349 patients have died from the infection so far.

AJK and Gilgit-Baltistan

There are 34,278 coronavirus cases in the AJK while the death toll has reached 738. On the other hand, there are 10,338 cases in GB with 186 coronavirus deaths.

Islamabad

There are 105,839 cases in the capital city while 930 people have lost their lives.

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Husband throws acid on wife

As per reports, the wife had applied for divorce and the case is under hearing for a year.

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Karachi: Husband threw acid on her wife in the area of Gulistan e Jauhar in Karachi.

As per reports, the wife had applied for divorce and the case is under hearing for a year.

The culprit escaped from the scene, however, police are conducting raids to apprehend the offender.

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Pakistan reports lowest daily COVID death toll in almost three months 

According to National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), around 767 cases of coronavirus were reported while 19 people succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours, taking the total death toll to 28,106. 

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Pakistan reports lowest daily COVID death toll in almost three months 

Islamabad: Pakistan has reported its lowest daily coronavirus death toll in almost three months, with 19 people losing their lives to the virus in the last 24 hours. 

Amid a steady decline in Covid-19 infections, Pakistan's coronavirus positivity ratio further fell to 1.88% with 767 new cases.

Pakistan is presently experiencing the fourth wave of coronavirus which is said to be deadlier and more contagious than the previous three COVID waves.

The total number of cases has reached 1,257,955.

As many as 1,187,308 patients have recovered from the disease with 2,540 critical cases.

Punjab

The number of patients swelled to 435,882 in the province with 12,780 causalities.

Sindh

The number of infections has surged to 462,466 in the province, while the death toll has reached 7,484. 

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The confirmed cases have surged to 175,735 in the province with 5,636 casualties.

Balochistan

There are 33,072 confirmed cases while 350 patients have died from the infection so far.

AJK and Gilgit-Baltistan

There are 34,339 coronavirus cases in the AJK while the death toll has reached 739. On the other hand, there are 10,348 cases in GB with 186 coronavirus deaths.

Islamabad

There are 106,113 cases in the capital city while 931 people have lost their lives. 

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