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  • Zulfi Bukhari appointed chairman of Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation The cabinet decision was endorsed by the PTDC board, announces Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and HR Development.
  • 23 people arrested after anti-Muslim mobs slaughter man in Sri Lanka Curfew has been imposed for a second night after mobs ransacked mosques and attacked Muslim-owned shops.
  • Asad to explain how his IMF terms differed from those agreed upon Former finance minister unanimously elected chairman of NA Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs.
  • Dollar records hefty gains against rupee in open market Speculation has broken out in the forex markets, with small and large investors looking towards the greenabck.
  • Pakistani firm among 12 added to US restriction list The Pakistani company’s name and its location were not disclosed.
  • Doctors perform awake brain surgery The surgery, which was completed in almost two hours, was led by neurosurgeon Dr Akbar Ali Khan.
  • Security audit of Islamabad hotels ordered DIG operations asks hotels’ managements to appoint focal persons to coordinate with police.
  • Panel approves plan for Nanak’s birth anniversary The committee met at Governor House and discussed issues regarding promoting religious tourism and national heritage.
  • After several other cities, Thatta reports five HIV cases Focal person of HIV/AIDS control programme in Thatta says so far two female and three male patients have been reported.
  • Nationwide curfews, social media block in Sri Lanka after anti-Muslim riots Muslim man slashed to death; Sri Lankan PM warns that civil unrest will stretch the thinly deployed security forces.
  • Prime minister takes ruling alliance into confidence on IMF package PTI parliamentarians and its allies briefed by Dr Hafeez Shaikh on the IMF deal.
  • Pakistani team off to China for APG meeting Ten-member delegation will defend Islamabad’s efforts against money laundering and terror financing.
  • Second attack in three days rocks Balochistan Four policemen martyred in Quetta bomb blast; Taliban claim responsibility.
  • Ufone moves court against NAB inquiry Ufone contends that NAB had initiated the inquiry in order to harass its management.
  • Cabinet set to address medicine price hike issue today Health secretary promises government will act against offending companies.
  • First lot of 18m-long BRT buses arrives According to TransPesha­war (TP) there are 20 buses in the first batch.
  • Pakistani man executed in Saudi Arabia for smuggling heroin The punishment for carrying drugs — even in a small quantity — in Saudi Arabia is death.
  • Bilawal to appear before NAB on May 17, says spokesperson Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar says NAB’s cases against PPP chief are “fabricated”.
  • Cabinet approves govt’s first tax amnesty scheme, available until June 30 “The basic purpose of the scheme is not to generate revenue but to document the economy,” says finance adviser.
  • Iran foreign minister in India for talks after US sanctions Javad Zarif says he will have consultations with the Indian FM on recent regional developments and bilateral relations.
  • Saudi Arabia say oil giant Aramco’s sites targeted Saudi energy minister says petroleum pumping station was targeted on Tuesday morning.
  • China launches probe into 142 cross-border marriages: envoy Holds visas of 90 “brides” and alerts local authorities after drastic increase in marriage visa applications this year.
  • Asian markets tumble after Wall St battering as China retaliates The losses on Wall Street came in response to China’s hike in tariffs on $60 billion of US imports.
  • WhatsApp urges users to upgrade app after report of spyware attack Financial Times reports that the spyware was developed by Israeli cyber surveillance company NSO Group.
  • UN mission urges financial isolation of Myanmar’s military over human rights abuses UN statement says international community needs to identify and cut off the military’s supplies of funding.
  • SC grants permission for joint statements, cross-examination in Ali Zafar-Meesha Shafi case Top court restrains Shafi and Zafar from registering unnecessary petitions; tells LHC to complete the trial soon.
  • Khadim Rizvi, Afzal Qadri get bail in terrorism case LHC orders both to submit surety bonds worth Rs5 million each.
  • North Korea demands return of cargo ship seized by US The seizure of the cargo ship, which was announced last week, came at a delicate moment in U.-North Korean ties.
  • Tesla car catches fire in Hong Kong parking lot Firemen took 45 minutes to douse the fire.
  • At least 1 Muslim killed in riots: Sri Lankan minister Communal violence has also been reported in western Sri Lanka.
  • Poland cancels Israeli visit over WWII property restitution row The Israeli foreign ministry had no immediate comment.
  • Politicians’ self-annihilation In order to provide the people a choice, different political parties attack their rivals, their policies and more.
  • FIA arrests Muqam’s son in corruption case The accused has been arrested for non-compliance of NHA code and improper execution of a project.
  • Encroachers on KCR land in panic after court orders their removal ‘The resettlement plan should have been carried out much before the removal of encroachments’.
  • Oil, gas reserves found in Sindh The well was drilled down to the depth of 2,676 metres.
  • China fires back at US with tariff hike on goods worth $60bn The announcement came after the latest round of US-China trade negotiations ended on Friday without a deal.
  • Rising prices, economic slowdown hurt auto sales The data released on Monday showed that auto sales in April plunged to 17,076 from 19,877 units in March.
  • Fund programme stokes hopes and anxieties IMF statement contains loaded language; in long-run, the bailout will be a positive, says PBC.
  • Senate rejects move to relocate PIA head office Sherry Rehman criticises the government for allegedly attempting to centralise every service or authority in Karachi.
  • Gwadar attack terrorist not a missing person: Mengal “Hammal is a traditional Baloch name and there are thousands named after it,” says Mengal.
  • 11 Chinese nationals sent to jail in fake marriages case Investigating officer produces the Chinese nationals before the court on expiry of their two-day physical remand.
  • Ton-up Imam takes attack to England Southpaw batsman’s sublime innings sets Pakistan on its way towards a big total.
  • Shadab Khan declared fit for World Cup: PCB The 20-year-old leg-spinner will fly to England on May 16.
  • Amir contracts chickenpox, to miss today’s game The 27-year-old Amir, who was not named in Pakistan’s 15-man World Cup squad, was included in the side to face England.
  • Pakistan look to snap winless streak in third ODI With the World Cup pretty much at the doorstep, Pakistan have plenty of reason for concern.

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