Lebanon will only survive if Hezbollah disarms: Saudi minister
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Friday that Lebanon had been “hijacked” by Hezbollah and could only flourish if...
FBR extends tax filing date up to December 15
The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has extended the date of filing of returns and statements for the tax...
Political risk on Wall Street? Buy the dip!
An abrupt stock selloff on Friday — sparked by a report that magnified concerns about President Donald Trump’s potential...
International journal counts Pakistan’s SSG amongst top 10 best special forces of the world
Almost all of the countries in the world form a special operations force within their militaries, in order to cope with any unprecedented threat or situation. Pakistan also has a special operations force, known as the Special Services Group (SSG), which was ranked among the ten best special forces... Read more
SECP issues instructions to investment banks to use legal names
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has advised all investment banks to use their complete and legal names so that people cannot amalgamate these banks with commercial ones. According to a SECP spokesman, investment and commercial banks are completely different from each other in terms of business point of... Read more
Pakistan Tour Sri Lanka: First test to begin tomorrow
The first test of a two-match rubber between Pakistan and Sri Lanka will begin tomorrow at Galle International Stadium, Sri Lanka. This will be their latest bout after the two teams leveled the test series in Sharjah six months ago. Skippers of both the teams ie. Misbah-ul-Haq of Pakistan and Angelo... Read more
British fighter jets escort Qatar Airways plane into Manchester airport after bomb threat
Britain scrambled two fighter jets earlier today to escort a Qatar Airways plane into Manchester airport after the pilot reported a possible explosive device on board. A passenger was later arrested on suspicion of making a hoax bomb threat. The incident, which prompted the authorities to close the northern... Read more
FIA fails to find money laundering proofs against Dr. Qadri
The FIA couldn’t find any money laundering proofs against Dr. Tahirul Qadri. The Govt. had asked the FIA to initiate money laundering proceedings, however, the agency could not find any evidence against Dr. Qadri. According to Sources, the FIA has dispatched  its final report to the Ministry of Interior regarding its  investigations into Qadri’s alleged money... Read more
“Azadi-March”: Zardari calls Imran Khan, Siraj ul Haq
Former President and patron in-chief PPP, Asif Ali Zardari has called the chairman of PTI, Imran Khan and discussed with him the current political scenario. According to sources, Asif Ali Zardari during his telephonic conversation discussed PTI’s stance for  free and fair elections and he also assured his support... Read more
Finally, the govt comes up with a plan to tackle PTI’s “Azadi-March”
PML (N) lead Government  has finally comes up with a plan to deal with Imran Khans much trumpeted  Azadi – march  on August 14. According to sources, all the fuel stations at Grand Trunk Road (GT) road will remain close while Lahore-Islamabad motorway will also be closed for all... Read more
Khurshid Shah Should Not Represent Govt: PTI Leader Qureshi
Opposition leader had offered to mediate between PTI and PML-N. Vice Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Shah Mehmood Qureshi (and former PPP foreign Minister) said earlier today that Opposition Leader Khurshid Shah should not represent the government in the name of ‘mediation’. Talking to media, the PTI leader stated that Azadi March on... Read more
“Pakistan To Be Liberated On Aug 14” Vows IK
Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Imran Khan earlier today vowed to get Pakistan liberated on August 14th through ‘independence march’. Talking to media here, the PTI chief said, “We have been striving for 14 months to get justice, but to no avail.” He regretted that there was no democracy in the... Read more
DNA finger printing’s pioneer scientist honoured by Royal Society
The inventor of genetic finger printing has been awarded the world’s oldest science prize, the Royal Society’s Copley Medal. In 1984, Prof Sir Alec Jeffreys stumbled on a method for distinguishing individuals based on their DNA. It was a discovery that went on to transform forensic science and resolve... Read more
Horses movable ears are ‘communication tools’
A study involving horses suggests they also pay close attention to the direction another’s ears are pointing in order to work out what they are thinking. Researchers from the University of Sussex say these swivelling ears have become a useful communication tool. Their findings are published in the journal... Read more
Equation ‘can predict momentary happiness’
It has long been known that happiness depends on many different life circumstances. Now scientists have developed a mathematical equation that can predict momentary delight. They found that participants were happiest when they performed better than expected during a risk-reward task. Brain scans also revealed that happiness scores correlated... Read more
Alleged Robber Arrested In Karachi After Gun Fight With Cops
An alleged robber was arrested after an encounter at Karachi’s Orangi Town area. According to police sources, an exchange of fire took place between a Police party and the dacoit after which he was arrested. Stolen items along with weapons were recovered from the robber. Another criminal, said to... Read more
Marigold and Honey Cafe: An English Tea Room comes to Karachi
‘Marigold and Honey Café’ seeks to brings the ambiance of a quaint English tearoom to Karachi’s Zamzama Boulevard. Great care and attention has been given to keep the atmosphere cosy, unassuming and homey. Beautiful art and vintage details make the dark space warm and inviting. As a contrast to... Read more