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  • MQM founder Altaf Hussain arrested in London over incendiary 2016 speech Officers are carrying out a search at his north west London address; Hussain taken to a south London police station.
  • Hamza Shahbaz arrested by NAB as plea for bail extension withdrawn The LHC had earlier granted interim pre-arrest bail to Hamza till June 11 (today).
  • Accountability court grants NAB 11-day physical remand of Zardari Former president submits a request for additional facilities in NAB lock-up.
  • Budget Eye — What to look for in today’s budget The single most important number that describes the budget is the revenue target.
  • Trade gap shrinks despite export slowdown Overall, the trade deficit has decreased by 7.28 per cent in the July-April FY2019.
  • Literacy rate increased by 1.6pc between 2014 and 2018: Economic Survey Literacy rate increased in all provinces but Sindh; education expenditure rose from 2.2pc of GDP in 2016-17 to 2.4pc.
  • No law for Imran and his cronies, says Maryam “The fact is that there is a separate law for all others and the one for Khan, his cronies who bear expenses for him.”
  • PM’s message termed a ‘boring fairytale’ by PPP “Will you blame the past governments for the historically low tax collections the country has registered this fiscal?”
  • Cyclone developing in Arabian Sea System is likely to move initially northwest-ward, strengthen further into a tropical cyclone during the next 36 hours.
  • Zardari nabbed after rejection of bail plea Protests erupt in parts of country, especially in PPP-ruled Sindh.
  • Economic Survey 2018-19: Manufacturing contracts amid slowing economy Growing deficits in a slowing economy present the government with its starkest challenge.
  • Interest payments growing Total public-debt-to-GDP ratio further increased and recorded at 74.2 per cent of GDP at end March 2019.
  • Foreign debt soars to $105bn Disbursements from bilateral sources remained the main contributor in gross external public debt disbursements.
  • Tax exemptions hit alarming Rs972bn Soon after coming into power, PTI through two finance bills reversed some of the exemptions.
  • Stocks tumble 938 points on tax concerns The KSE-100 index opened in the red by 140 points and within minutes it sank 500 points.
  • Five zero-rated sectors threaten to go on strike Textile, sports, surgical goods, leather and carpet sector say strike to protest withdrawal of zero-rated regime.
  • Water woes hurt agriculture output The under-performance of agriculture sector hinged upon reduction in the area of cultivation.
  • Kazakhstan vote showed ‘scant respect’ for democracy: observers Election day saw hundreds take part in demonstrations urging a boycott of what they said was a fixed election.
  • New Zealand plans to withdraw all troops from Iraq by next June “When it comes to Iraq, it’s time to go,” says New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
  • Canada to ban single-use plastics from 2021 Less than 10 per cent of plastics used in Canada are currently recycled, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
  • Sindh lawyers’ action committee opposes PBC strike call They urge the SJC to hear the references as required under Article 209 and decide them in accordance with the law.
  • Better Pak-Afghan ties to bring peace: Khalilzad US diplomat meets Afghan president in Kabul.
  • Govt, NAB have nexus for ‘witch-hunt’ of opposition leaders: Shahbaz NA witnesses pandemonium as PPP and PTI members chant slogans against each other.
  • Zardari arrested by NAB after IHC rejects bail plea High court also rejects Faryal Talpur’s bail extension in fake accounts case; Bilawal asks workers to remain calm.
  • Petroleum demand plunges A drop of 19pc was witnessed in the high-speed diesel (HSD) sales to 6.764m tonnes.
  • Pakistan to allow Modi’s overflight to Bishkek for SCO summit Pakistan had fully closed its airspace on Feb 26 after an Indian Air Force incursion near Balakot.
  • Netherlands vegetable seed developer wins World Food Prize Simon Groot will receive the $250,000 World Food Prize during an Oct 17 award ceremony at the Iowa Capitol.
  • Top-level engagement agreed upon to boost Pak-Afghan cooperation Qureshi, Zaman review action plan for peace and solidarity.
  • Pakistan fans will not boo Smith in World Cup: Sarfaraz Vows Pakistan will put their 5-0 whitewash by Australia in March behind them.
  • Bangladesh-Sri Lanka World Cup match in Bristol delayed by rain Pitch inspection has been postponed as rain continues to fall.
  • Amir aims for another Taunton triumph as Australia await Wednesday’s clash sees Amir back at the ground where he made his return to first-class cricket in England 3 years ago.
  • Pakistan have momentum after England win: Hafeez TAUNTON: Veteran all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has urged his side to take the confidence from their win over hosts…
  • Sri Lanka expect Mendis, Mathews to fire in Bangladesh game Experienced all-rounder Mathews has yet to open his account after ducks against both New Zealand and Afghanistan.
  • ‘India defeat would not derail New Zealands’s campaign’ The fourth-ranked Kiwis are top of the 10-team points table with three wins in as many games.
  • Sri Lanka keen on repeating history The first time Sri Lanka played Bangladesh in a World Cup fixture was at Pietermaritzburg Oval in South Africa in 2003.
  • Pandya is key for India, says Srikkanth “They promoted Pandya to four and that gave him great confidence to take the game away from Australia.”
  • ‘Sandpapergate’ ghost follows Aussies into World Cup Fiasco left devastation in its wake in Australia where heads rolled, sponsors withdrew and the team culture was flayed.
  • Kohli, Finch call for action over ‘unfair’ bails Australia opener David Warner avoided being bowled early in his side’s unsuccessful run-chase at The Oval.
  • For Bangladesh’s Mashrafe, winning matters more than respect “If we can win two points, this is more important than respect at the moment,” says veteran paceman.

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