‘Where should we go?’: thousands left homeless as Karachi clears waterways
June 17: The Guardian reported that Maqsooda Bibi, 62, did not know the house she had lived in all her life would be demolished, forcing her whole family to become homeless. But on Monday, Pakistan’s supreme court backed the Sindh government in bulldozing her home and hundreds of others, legalising the eviction of thousands who live along narrow waterways – nullahs – that crisscross Karachi.
Former Pakistan cricketer Arshad Khan turns taxi driver in Australia to earn his living
June 17: Cricket Times reported that Cricket is one of the most popular sports in the world. No wonder cricketers from across the world earn a hefty sum of money through numerous contracts and deals, whether related to international cricket or domestic T20 leagues.
Joint Opposition to file no-trust motion against Speaker
June 17: The Nation reported that the joint opposition is mulling to submit a no-confidence motion against National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser in the NA secretariat after the budget session accusing him of being biased during the budget session.
Ruckus continues in NA on third day
June 17: The News reported that the National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser on Wednesday banned seven parliamentarians from attending the House due to their disorderly conduct and for disrupting proceedings on the first two days of budget debate.
Quitting IMF programme not possible now: Tarin
June 17: Dawn reported that ruling out any disagreement, Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin has said that it is not possible for Pakistan to get out of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme at this time when the economy is reviving.