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...
Hockey: Pakistan beat Malaysia in penalty strokes
Pakistan beat Malaysia 6-5 on penalty strokes at Seonhak Hockey Stadium, South Korea on Tuesday to set up an arch-rivals’ showdown against India. The game was decided by penalty strokes where goalkeeper Imran Butt made a save to bag a win for Pakistan. Pakistan had seven shots on the... Read more
Nawaz’s disqualification: Plea filed in SC for formation of larger bench
The applicants in the case seeking PM Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification from the National Assembly for giving a false statement, on Tuesday moved a plea for constituting a larger bench to hear the case. Supreme court hearing three petitioners, Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PMLQ) chief Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf member... Read more
Bilawal to kick off political journey on Oct 18 rally
Chief Minister Sindh Qaim Ali Shah has confirmed that PPP co-chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will begin his political journey by addressing a massive rally at Mazar e Quaid on October 18. Addressing a press conference after the meeting of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Sindh council, Qaim Ali Shah said that Bilawal Bhutto... Read more
Nation has given decision  at Minar-e-Pakistan
Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan has said that the entire Pakistani nation has awakened now and it has decided not to be oppressed any further. Referring to  PTI Lahore rally at Minar-e- Pakistan, Imran Khan Claimed that satellite imaging has shown Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) rally in Lahore... Read more
Investor interest in stock market flags amid thin volumes
KARACHI: The index began the week in the red as political uncertainty kept investor interest low. At close, the Karachi Stock Exchange’s (KSE) benchmark 100-share index fell 1.09% or 322.52 points to end at 29,383.13 on lackluster trading. . Meanwhile, JS Global analyst Ovais Ahsan said the trend remained... Read more
Sindh plays host to $130m wind power project undertaken with Chinese investment
An investment of $130 million is being made for setting up a 50-megawatt wind power project near Gharo, Sindh. Two private companies – HydroChina and Dawood Power Limited – are working on the project as part of a joint venture. A state-owned Chinese bank will handle finances for the... Read more
Anoushay marries Ainan
Pakistani actor Anoushay Abbasi, last seen as Arifa in the super hit drama Pyarey Afzal yesterday wed Ainan Arif. The actor had shared her plans to marry Abbasi, the son of late cricketer, Taslim Arif Abbasi earlier this month. Anoushay shared some dholki pictures with her fans on her... Read more
Namaloom Afraad: A case for unknown persons
New Pakistani film, Namaloom Afraad (unknown persons), was screed to the press at the Atrium Mall yesterday evening. A number of journalists attended the screening followed by a brief interaction with the principal actors, director and producer of the film. The makers of Namaloom Afraad supported locally made films... Read more
Nasa Curiosity rover drills first hole on foothills of Mount Sharp on the red planet
Nasa’s Curiosity rover has just drilled its first hole in the foothills of Mount Sharp, the 5-kilometre-high mountain on Mars that is the primary destination for the six-wheeled machine’s mission.  The rover’s hammering drill chewed about 2.6 inches deep into a basal-layer outcrop on Mount Sharp last week and... Read more
Black holes in space supposedly a mathematical impossiblity: Study
Black holes — the most dense objects in the universe that do not even let light escape – do not exist, a physics professor in the US has claimed. Laura Mersini-Houghton at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the College of Arts and Sciences, has proven, mathematically,... Read more
New fabric may lead to ‘active clothing,’ wearable robots
Researchers are developing a robotic fabric that moves and contracts and is embedded with sensors, an approach that may lead to “active clothing” and a new class of “soft” robots. Such an elastic technology could make possible robots that have sensory skin, stretchable robotic garments that people might wear... Read more
Coming soon: Space travel in a balloon
A Chinese entrepreneur plans to set up a commercial space project to fly travellers in a manned capsule above the earth surface where they can see the curve of the planet and experience weightlessness. Jiang Fang, president of a Beijing-based company “Space Vision,” plans to build a manned capsule... Read more
Cut in prices of petroleum products likely
Prices of petroleum products are estimated to post a reasonable decline today as a result of drop in prices in the international crude oil market during the current month. Informed sources said that crude price had fallen below $98 per barrel in the international market when compared with $104... Read more
Deepak  wants to design for Deepika
Famous Pakistani designer Deepak Perwani is a fan of Bollywood celebrities. After styling Indian stars, such as veteran actor Shabana Azmi and her husband, lyricist-writer Javed Akhtar, he now seeks to design for contemporary stars, such as Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor. Deepak admitted that he and fellow designers... Read more