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Published: 10:03 PM, 2 Jun, 2022
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♦ The new coalition government continued to test the patience of the already beleaguered masses as hours after increasing the electricity prices by Rs7.91, it increased the petrol and diesel prices by Rs30 per litre

♦ Major increase in basic power tariff by Rs7.91 paise per unit; NEPRA threw the ball in the government court; NEPRA has set the average national tariff at Rs24.82 per unit for fiscal year 2022-23which is Rs7.91 more than the previous year’s tariff of Rs16.91 per unit; After the approval, power will become more expensive from July 1; Energy Minister Khurram Dastgir had assured the people three days ago that there was no proposal to increase the price of electricity

♦ PTI Chairman Imran Khan says "History will never forgive if the country declines and you say we are 'neutral'"; He says "Of course you are neutral but people know that you have power"; Imran Khan says he wants to send a message to the Establishment that the country collapsed when the Soviet Union's economy collapsed; Imran Khan has once again announced an action plan; Imran Khan says a conspiracy is being hatched with the Election Commission; He says the protest will continue till transparent elections

♦ Maryam Nawaz says allowing Imran Khan to roam freely was “not without danger”; Maryam says sometimes Imran Khan says Kashmir will be split into three parts; Sometimes he says Pakistan will be split into three parts,” she flayed, adding: “Do you [Imran Khan] know after how many sacrifices Pakistan came into being; She says Imran insulted those who sacrificed their lives for Pakistan

♦ Shaukat Tarin's policies made trade deficit worse; Record trade deficit shook the economy; In the first 11 months of the current financial year, the deficit reached $43.33 billion; The volume of imports from July to May stood at $72.18 billion; The deficit during the same period last year was $27.45 billion

♦ Moody’s says the decision to change the outlook to negative is driven by Pakistan's heightened external vulnerability risk and uncertainty around the sovereign's ability to secure additional external financing to meet its needs

♦ Finance Minister Miftah Ismail says China has agreed to refinance a $2.3 billion loan to Pakistan

♦ Electricity crisis deepens as shortfall surges to over 7,000 MW

♦ K-Electric came close to the electric default of the power supply

♦ ECP has announced its reserved decision on the nominations for the reserved seats in the Punjab Assembly

♦ Peshawar High Court approves three-week transit bail of Imran Khan; IHC bars police from arresting Asad Qaiser and Hammad Azhar

♦ Rana Sanaullah's request to the Cabinet Committee for the case against Imran Khan; Imran Khan's long march was an attack on the federation with armed groups; There is evidence that the police and weapons were with Imran Khan; The recommendations will be presented at a meeting of the Federal Cabinet

♦ Shock to PTI; Supreme Court withdraws anticipatory petition for long march; According to Registrar Supreme Court, the court has already ruled on the matter; The petitioner has not approached the relevant forum

♦ Demand for action of senators on Imran Khan's controversial statement; Federal Minister for Law and Justice Senator Azam Nazeer says that Imran Khan's statement is part of conspiracy; PPP Senator Bahrmand Tangi says that Imran Khan's statement was tantamount to treason

♦ Maulana Fazlur Rehman says the grief of being deprived of power has driven Imran Khan insane; Patriotic forces will cut off the hands of those who rise up against national security

♦ PTI's attempt to buy sympathy of Peshawar lawyers; On May 25, Peshawar Bar was given a relief check and invited to participate in the protest; Peshawar Bar is considering returning PTI check in view of unrest in March

♦ Suo-moto notice regarding government interference in investigative agencies; Federal government submits reply in Supreme Court; unfounded media campaign was launched against the government; Government interference in investigative agencies is mere allegation; Consultation with NAB is not required for amendment.

♦ Pakistan-Turkey defense deal; Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto termed the Prime Minister's visit to Turkey as comprehensive

♦ Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa visits Command and Staff College Quetta; With the help of the forces local body elections were held in the province

♦ Ghulam Nabi Memon is the new captain of Sindh Police; The Establishment Division has issued a formal notification; The federal cabinet has approved the appointment of Ghulam Nabi Memon as IG Sindh; Ghulam Nabi Memon is a Grade 21 police service officer

♦ Threats to press freedom are growing in South Asia; If the risks are not reduced, democratic values will also be jeopardized; The biggest threat to press freedom is fake news; Senior journalist Hamid Mir addressed a seminar on "Freedom of the Press in South Asia" at Oxford University; He says that anti-American rhetoric is very old and strong in Pakistan; Hamid Mir also informed the participants about the reasons behind the ban on his program

♦ NAB launches probe against former WAPDA chairman Lt Gen (retd) Muzammil Hussain

♦ City court staff strike and protest in Karachi; Stones were hurled on lawyers stoned; Five lawyers and three court officials injured

♦ The first day of the job became the last; Wasi, who died in the smoke of fire in Karachi Jail Chowrangi’s store, was buried; A student of Karachi University went to work on the first day

♦ The Platinum Jubilee celebrations of the Queen's coronation begin; Colorful central ceremony at Buckingham Palace; Large crowds outside the palace

♦ The unique style of watermelon seller in Lahore steals the spotlight

♦ 36th death anniversary of actor Rafi Khawar aka Nanha's observed; Spread smiles on the faces with lively performances; Nanha's humorous style is still remembered by people today

♦ The trailer of horror film ‘The Menu’ has released; The film will hit the cinema on November 18

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