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...
IK lambasts Achakzai, Khrusheed
Addressing  PTI workers and supporters at Azadi March in Islamabad on earlier today, Imran Khan said that the PM and the parliamentarians supporting him are united together and claimed to “Bowl them out on a single ball”. Imran Khan also criticized the Opposition Leader Khursheed Shah  and said he... Read more
BOOM BOOM Afridi tweets about political impasse
BOOM BOOM Shahid Afridi earlier today tweeted about the current political deadlock in the country. In a message on micro-blogging website, twitter, Shahid Afridi tweeted “I had a nightmare, abt the current scenario. This is not favorable in Pakistan’s interest. Hoping n praying for betterment. Pakistan Zindabad.” Read more
“Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif worse than Hitler and Mussolini”: PAT Chief
PAT Chief Dr.Tahir ul Qadri villified  Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif  as characters even worse than Hitler and Mussolini. Addressing  PAT workers and supporters in Islamabad earlier today, Dr Tahir ul Qadri said the government is using cheap tactics against us and 25000 workers are still missing. he did... Read more
PM refuses to accept “extra-constitutional demands”
The Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif has reiterated that the government will not accept any extra-constitutional demands. In his meeting with senior journalists and anchorpersons earlier today, the prime minister said that the government will not accept any extra-constitutional demands, no matter by whom so ever. He also added, “We... Read more
Israeli strikes kill another 15 on day 45 of Gaza war as total Palestinian death toll surges over 2000
Three senior Hamas commanders and four children were among at least 15 Palestinians killed in Gaza today (as of now) as Israel stepped up air strikes on day 45 of the bloody conflict. The leaders in the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades were among at least seven people killed when Israeli... Read more
Protests calm in Ferguson after top US law official visits
Protests in the strife-torn town of Ferguson calmed down late night yesterday after the top US law enforcement official pledged a full investigation into the slaying of teenager Michael Brown that kicked off days of racially charged unrest. Police said six people were arrested, down from 47 on Tuesday,... Read more
Zardari to land in Karachi today: Khursheed Shah
Opposition leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah  said earlier today that Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) co-chairman President Asif Ali Zardari is landing in Karachi at 9:00pm today. Khursheed Shah said that the PPP’s central executive committee would meet tomorrow. He said that, ” everyone should make efforts to... Read more
Imran anguished at US meddling into Pakistan’s internal politics
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan today expressed disappointment and surprise at the US statement on Pakistan’s political crisis and his party’s attempts at the ouster of the govt. though street power. In a press statement, Khan said apart from the US’s unacceptable intrusion into Pakistan’s internal political matters;... Read more
No crackdown on protesters: Pervez Rasheed
Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Pervez Rasheed has said that the government has no plans of using force against the protesters. Pakistan Muslim League (N) stalwart said that Prime Minister’s House does not even know that IG Police Islamabad has been transferred. He said that the government... Read more
Local Sri Lanka team registers shock win against Pakistan
Pakistan’s preparations for their three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka received a blow on Wednesday as they lost their one-off practice match against Sri Lanka Board XI (SLBXI) by 13 runs on the Duckworth/Lewis (D/L) method. Batting first at the Moratuwa’s Tyronne Fernando Stadium, the Lankans amassed 325 runs... Read more
FIFA rejects Barcelona appeal against transfer ban
“Barcelona have lost an appeal against a decision to ban them from the transfer market for two consecutive windows”, soccer’s world governing body FIFA said in a statement issued yesterday. As a result, Barca, who were found guilty of breaching rules on the international transfer of under-18 players, will... Read more
Thai army chief  gets himself chosen as prime minister
Thailand´s military-picked national assembly on Thursday chose coup leader General  Prayut Chan-O-Cha as prime minister in a one-horse race that entrenched the military´s strangle hold on power. Nobody in the rubber-stamp legislature opposed the selection of the army chief, who ousted an elected government in a bloodless takeover on... Read more
Bulls trot back as KSE 100-index rises by 400 points
Pakistani stocks witnessed a sharp ascent on Thursday as Karachi Stock Exchange 100-index rose by 400 points and crossed the level of 29,000. The foreign investors with net purchases of $0.21m worth of stocks also helped to lift sentiments. The market has been in turmoil due to the ongoing... Read more
Japan thinking about building its own “all japanese” fighter jets: report
Japan is considering building its own fighter jets after years of playing second fiddle in a US construction partnership, a report said earlier today, in a move likely to stoke fears of its military resurgence among Asian neighbours. Japan´s attempt in the 1980s to build its first purely domestic... Read more