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...
Qadri vows to face even “myrterdom” to continue struggle for revolution
Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) head Dr. Tahir ul Qadri said that, “he was ready to face martyrdom but won’t give up on his struggle to bring about a green revolution in the country.” Speaking on the occasion of “Yaum-e-Shuhuda” here, Qadri said that “today is a day dedicated to... Read more
Pakistani military top brass called for emergency meeting by COAS
Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has marshalled an emergency Corps Commanders assembly tomorrow (Monday). According to a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations, the COAS will preside over the meeting to be held at General Headquarters (GHQ) of Pakistan Army here. “The meeting will zoom... Read more
PAT, allies address ” Yaum-e-Shuhada” gathering  in Lahore
Leaders of several political parties addressed the gathering in Lahore on account of Yaum-e-Shuhada called by Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) today PAT Chairman Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri is widely expected to announce the date of the ‘revolution’ today. Chaudhry Pervez Elahi of Pakistan Muslim League – Quaid (PML-Q) said that, “the... Read more
“Azadi March will take place come what may” says Mazari
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Dr. Shireen Mazari has said that the party’s Azadi-march will take place regardless of the situation in Islamabad. Dr. Shireen Mazari, while speaking to media after the core committee meeting of PTI, said that the deadlocks and barriers cannot stop their way. She added that protest... Read more
First Pak-Lanka test: Rain comes too late to save Pakistan
Retiring Mahela Jayawardene took on the unusual role of opening batsman to hand Sri Lanka a thrilling seven-wicket victory on the final day of the first Test against Pakistan in Galle today. The hosts, needing 99 to win in a minimum of 21 overs, beat fading light and approaching... Read more
Sanam Saeed open to offers across the border
As actress Sanam Saeed continues to earn her spurs in the Pakistani entertainment industry, all eyes are set to see when she will pivot towards Bollywood,  With her Zindagi Gulzar Hai co-star Fawad Khan awaiting the release of his  debut Indian film Khoobsurat, we wonder if Saeed is looking... Read more
Japan’s female lumberjacks head for the woods!
Junko Otsuka quit her job in Tokyo and headed for the woods. She is part of a new wave of women taking forestry jobs, the result of economic, social and environmental policies sprouting in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s new Japan. Otsuka, 30, a University of Tokyo graduate, said she’s... Read more
Adidas tries to win market against Nike’s ‘cool’ image
 Sportswear giant Adidas’s sponsored Germany beat Adidas-sponsored Argentina to win the Adidas-sponsored FIFA soccer World Cup. But arch rivals Nike’s “Just do it” philosophy may have stolen much of its soccer branding milage with interesting videos, innovative boots and amusing Tweets, Adidas said it had secured “victory on and... Read more
Interest payments on debt increase by 14.5pc
An increase of 44 per cent in the domestic debt during the previous fiscal year could strain the economy as interest payments rose at a rate of 14.5pc. The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) in its latest quarterly edition of Compendium July 2014 said the interest payments on domestic... Read more
All cases against him are politically motivated – Pervez Musharraf
Former president General retired Pervez Musharraf on Sunday alleged that all cases against him are politically-motivated. While addressing to AML party convention through telephone in Islamabad, Musharraf claimed that the development works during his tenure has been ruined.  “Pakistan is my country and I will not leave it in view of... Read more
Bus accident in Tibet kills 44 people, injures 11
A tour bus plunged into a Tibetan valley yesterday after an accident involving two vehicles, killing 44 people and injuring 11, China´s official news agency Xinhua reported. “The 55-seat bus carrying 50 people fell off a 10-metre-plus-high cliff after crashing into a sports utility vehicle and a pick-up truck,”... Read more
Roger Federer storms into Finals of the Rogers Cup
Roger Federer made it into the final of the Rogers Cup with a 6-3 6-4 win over Spain’s Feliciano Lopez on Saturday, putting the Swiss wonder on the brink of a landmark 80th career title. Standing between Federer and another trophy is Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, who claimed his third... Read more
US planes, drones continue their onslaught on the IS Terror network in Iraq
US forces yesterday launched fresh airstrikes in northern Iraq to defend civilian from genocidal terrorists, the Pentagon said, on the second day of its military campaign. President Barack Obama had announced this week he had authorized US air strikes in part to help break the siege of Mount Sinjar,... Read more
Major changes in MQM’s premier body the “Rabita Committee”
The Mutahidda Qaumi Movement earlier today discharged party leaders Dr. Sagheer Ahmed and Nasir Jamal from the Rabita Committee. According to the statement issued by the MQM, Jamal was relieved from his duties as deputy convener of the party to let him focus on party’s News Committee. Whereas, Sindh Health Minister Dr. Sagheer... Read more