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General/Politics:

  • Only one family’s accountability no justice: Shehbaz:
  • Only one family’s accountability no justice: Shehbaz
    LAHORE – Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif yesterday said accountability of one family only was no justice, so all plunderers must be held accountable in a transparent manner (http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-06-07/page-1/detail-7)
  • PML-N MPs today’s meeting cancelled:
    ISLAMABAD:- The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz(PML-) Parliamentary party meeting due in Murree today (Wednesday) was cancelled due to inclement weather, the Prime Minister’s media informed. The meeting was expected to discuss some very important issues, including the concerns of party about Joint Investigation Team probing the Prime Minister’s family in Panama leaks (http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-06-07/page-2/detail-0)
  • PPP MNA vows to take up load shedding issue in assembly:
    LARKANA: Unscheduled and over eight-hour long power failure in the scorching heat finally forced Larkaniites to rush to their elected representatives of provincial ruling party PPP including MNA Muhammad Ayaz Soomro complaining that they should do something so as to give some relief to the voters in the hot season (http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-06-07/lahore/12085/89793)

Law & Order:

  • Army tells Kabul to ‘look inward’:
    ISLAMABAD: A special Corps Commanders’ Conference was held at the General Headquarters on Tuesday during which the forum expressed its solidarity with the people and security forces of Afghanistan in the backdrop of recent terror incidents, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement (http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-06-07/lahore/12082/89774)
  • Panama probe: JIT to present report before SC today:
    ISLAMABAD – The joint investigation team (JIT) on Tuesday finalised its fortnightly investigative report into the Panama Papers case to present before the Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday (today) (http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-06-07/page-2/detail-2)

Economy:

  • Stocks witness volatile session, index closes flat:
    KARACHI – Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) witnessed a volatile session on Tuesday with benchmark shares index making an intraday high of 190 points and an intraday low of 201 points, to finally close 24 points up at 50,144.63 level (http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-06-07/page-8/detail-2)
  • Effective steps being taken to boost exports: Dastgir:
    ISLAMABAD – Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir has said that prudent economic policies of the government have put the country on the path of development and effective steps are being taken to boost the exports (http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-06-07/page-8/detail-7)
  • Pakistan’s economy to grow by 5pc during next fiscal year: Moody’s:
    Pakistan economy to grow by 5 percent during the next fiscal year while fiscal deficit would be wider than government’s expectation owing to higher spending due to election year and slippage in revenue collection expected, credit rating agency Moody’s said in a report released on Tuesday (http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-06-07/lahore/12096/89762)
  • Opinion/Editorial:
  • ‘Don’t do unto others….’:
    I consider myself as most fortunate for having spent quality hours with martyred Benazir Bhutto for many years, nay many decades. Despite being an above average educated person, having met top world leaders and travelled far and wide — it was a different thing to be with Bibi. Each time we had a sitting and discussed some important issue-I used to get up profoundly educated (http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-06-07/lahore/12087/89711)
  • Protecting the vote:
    How can protection of the vote be ensured? If the fate of the nation is decided by the people who count then it is an exercise in futility. Voters stand in long queues to cast their ballots and then wait for the results. The angels intervene to manipulate the count resulting in disappointment. For so-called positive results, human limitations are exposed. The losing candidates then file petitions with election tribunals, which are never decided. In case there is a negative outcome for the winners they get stays from superior judiciary (http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-06-07/page-6/detail-5)
  • Sports:
  • Pakistan should play aggressive cricket against Proteas: Zaheer:
    ISLAMABAD – Former Pakistan captain Zaheer Abbas has lashed out at pathetic performance of green caps against India and wants the team to play aggressive cricket against South Africa (http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-06-07/page-19/detail-4)
  • Pakistan must express its ability without fear:
    Pakistan has a big challenge at hand as it takes on South Africa in a must-win match under floodlights in Edgbaston on Wednesday. Pakistan will have to turn things around really fast after its forgettable performance against India. More than the margin of defeat, the listless and abject surrender must be hurting the squad (http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-06-07/page-20/detail-3)
  • Wood strikes key blow as England reach Champions Trophy semi-finals:
    CARDIFF: Mark Wood took the key wicket of Kane Williamson as England booked their place in the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy with an 87-run win over New Zealand at Cardiff on Tuesday. New Zealand, set 311 for victory, finished on 223 all out with 39 balls left. They were in the hunt while captain Williamson, fresh from a hundred in the Blackcaps’ opening rain-marred no result against Australia, was making 87. But fast bowler Wood made the key breakthrough to dismiss the star batsman (http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-06-07/lahore/12091/89706)
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