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General/Politics:

  • Plot to target Ch Nisar foiled:
    ISLAMABAD: A terror plot targeting Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan was foiled after the Rangers and police killed two suspected terrorists in a raid in Wah Cantonment early Monday morning (http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-05-02/lahore/11355/82953)
  • Governor urges Memon community to strengthen economic stability:
    KARACHI: Governor of Sindh, Muhammad Zubair here on Monday urged the members of Memon community to revive the spirit with which they had helped newly born Pakistan gain economic stability 70 years ago (http://epaper.brecorder.com/2017/05/02/3-page/871759-news.html)
  • MPs visit to Kabul melts ice:
    ISLAMABAD – National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq on Monday said that the Afghan leadership has assured cooperation in cementing bilateral relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan (http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-05-02/page-1/detail-4)
  • Musharraf predicts PML-N victory in 2018 polls:
    LONDON – Former president and chief of All Pakistan Muslim League Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf has said that a Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz win from the Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa is open to possibility (http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-05-02/page-2/detail-4)

Law & Order:

  • Why not publish the JIT report?
    Government’s actions based on the JIT report on Dawn Leaks (dismissals of two technocrats) has unfortunately resuscitated the latent fault lines in Pakistan’s political landscape (http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-05-02/lahore/11355/82946)
  • FIA employee sacked, two others reprimanded:
    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Monday removed from service one of its employees involved in a brawl with two passengers at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport two weeks ago (http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-05-02/lahore/11339/82931)
  • NAB issues show cause to 100 officers over ‘Illegal’ appointments:
    ISLAMABAD – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has issued show cause notices to more than 100 officers, asking them to prove that their appointments were legal and were made on merit, The Nation has learnt (http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-05-02/page-2/detail-3)

Economy:

  • Budget to achieve target of sustainable development: Dar:
    ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Monday chaired a meeting to review preparations for the upcoming budget 2017-18 (http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-05-02/lahore/11347/82874)
  • Budget to be based on 7th NFC award:
    SLAMABAD – Annual budget for next financial year would be based on 7th National Finance Commission (NFC) award, as the federal government failed to constitute new formula on centre-provincial revenue sharing (http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-05-02/page-8/detail-2)
  • Opinion/Editorial:
  • No country for labour:
    Like every other year, International Workers Day was commemorated by the Pakistani government yesterday with carefully crafted statements about its unwavering ‘commitment to the dignity of labour’ and the extension of ‘congratulations’ to Pakistani workers for their contribution to the country’s socioeconomic progress. (http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-05-02/lahore/11357/82879)

Sports:

  • Nomura outlasts Kerr to win LPGA Texas Shootout:
    LOS ANGELES – Japan’s Haru Nomura birdied the sixth hole of a sudden-death playoff to beat Cristie Kerr on Sunday for the LPGA Texas Shootout title in suburban Dallas (http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-05-02/page-16/detail-5)
  • PBG Kalabagh 4 lift Polo Cup:
    ISLAMABAD – PBG Kalabagh 4 defeated President Bodyguards by 10-5 in the Serena Hotels Polo Cup 2017 final here at Islamabad Polo Club on late Sunday night (http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-05-02/page-16/detail-8)
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