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...
MQM ‘decides’ to quit Sindh govt. to cries of ‘go Bilawal go’
Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has decided to quit the Sindh government in the wake of PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto’s public criticism against Altaf Hussain. Addressing a hurriedly-called press conference at Nine Zero, MQM leader Khalid Maqbool said that his party had suffered the worst operation during PPP regime in... Read more
Fresh faced Sameena Jabeen named best “British newcomer” at London Film Festival
Sameena Jabeen Ahmed has been named best British newcomer for her “fearless” performance in thriller Catch Me Daddy, about a girl on the run from her family in northern England at the London Film Festival on Saturday. Stephen Frears was honoured with a fellowship of the British Film Institute... Read more
Iran summons Pakistani ambassador over border killing
Iran has summoned the Pakistani ambassador and demanded immediate steps to stop attacks by “terrorists and rebels“ that sparked deadly clashes on the countries’ border, state media reported Sunday. Noor Muhammad Jadmani was called to the foreign ministry on Saturday evening following the deaths in the restive border province... Read more
Sharif Brothers likely to be extend Federal, Punjab cabinets
Govt lead by PML(N) in Federal and Punjab governments indent to extend their respective cabinets. According to the sources, Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif and Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Shahbaz Sharif held a meeting today in which they agreed to extend the federal and the Punjab cabinets. The sources... Read more
Edhi centre robbed in Karachi
Five armed gunmen stormed into Edhi welfare centre in Kharadar, area of Lyari, today. According to Police, the robbers held hostage Abdul Satter Edhi and staff of the centre and took away millions of rupees. Police is investigating the matter and case has also been registered at Methadar Police Station in Lyari. According... Read more
Fashion bigwigs showcase their talent:Zong 4G launch
A showcasing of the works of Pakistan’s fashion veterans marked the launch of Zong’s 4G at a local hotel. The models highlighted the work of the major players in fashion. From  Deepak Perwani’s sequined shorts and light jackets to flimsy tie ‘n’ dye chiffon tunics designed by Maheen Karim.... Read more
Rich-Poor gap in US near highest levels in 100 years
Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen warned that the gap between the rich and poor in the United States is widening and has reached a near 100-year high. In a speech at a conference on inequality in Boston, the Fed chair did not mention monetary policy nor the current turmoil... Read more
Tens of thousands march on London over low wages
At least 80,000 people marched through central London yesterday to protest against low wages and public spending cuts introduced to reduce Britain´s deficit, organisers said. The Trades Union Congress (TUC), a federation of the country´s main trade unions, said thousands more gathered in Glasgow and Belfast as part of... Read more
Afghan president elect Ghani hosts Turkish president in Kabul
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Afghanistan yesterday. Erdogan met Ghani, his first vice president Abdul Rashid Dostum, and his former poll rival Abdullah Abdullah, who took the new role of “chief executive”. The two leaders later appeared in a joint press conference after signing an agreement on... Read more
Now PPP is Zardari’s party, says Qureshi
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that the existing Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) is no longer a Bhutto’s party. Addressing a press conference, he said , current PPP  is run by Asif Ali Zardari, who does not know the philosophy and ideology of Bhuttoism. He further added that... Read more
Operation Khyber-I: Militants given three days to surrender arms
Security forces airdropped pamphlets in the Khyber Agency and warned militants to surrender their arms within three days. According to reports, the pamphlets state categorical warning to militants, asking them to surrender arms within 72 hours or face the consequences. Earlier, at least 50 militants have surrendered to the security forces in the... Read more
India once again violates LoC ceasefire
Indian forces once again violated the Line of Control (LoC) Working Boundary ceasefire agreement and opened unprovoked fire at Pokhlian Sector on Sunday. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR),  Indian forces opened fire at Working Boundary in Sialkot. The Indian guns were silenced after a retaliatory response from Pakistani... Read more
Eight labourers gunned down in Balochistan
At least eight labourers were found dead in  Sakran district, Balochistan. According to police, nine labourers were kidnapped on Saturday night by unidentified armed militants from a poultry farm near Lung Lohar area.Later on bodies of eight of them have been found today, while one is recovered in injured condition. Injured... Read more
PAT all set to show muscle at Minar-e-Pakistan today
Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) is all set to for Lahore show at Minar-e-Pakistan, Lahore today. The PAT has set at least 70,000 chairs at the venue with the separate sitting arrangements for men and women. The PAT workers claimed that today’s public gathering will be a historic showing at... Read more