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...
Nascent e-commerce industry starts making waves in Pakistan
Like thousands of other young Pakistanis,  young Tahir was working at a call centre in Karachi, when an order he placed on Amazon for a new iPod was rejected because the online giant would not deliver electronics to Pakistan. He had saved hard to buy himself an iPod – only... Read more
Confident Pakistan holds first Republic Day parade in 7 years
Pakistan was holding its first Republic Day parade in seven years on Monday, a symbolic show of strength in the war against Taliban insurgents three months after a militant attack on an army-run high school killed 132 children. The Pakistan Day parade in the capital, held amid tight security... Read more
Taliban discalim reports of Mullah Fazlullah’s death
Peshawar:  The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Mullah Fazlullah’s death spread in the media early Monday. The news later on disclaimed by spokesmen for different Taliban groups. TTP spokesman Mohammad Khorasani claimed that reports regarding Fazlullah’s death were “absolutely baseless rumors”. A spokesman for Taliban splinter group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar also denied the... Read more
PTI still harping about election rigging
Long after the falire of its Dharnas and crippling strikes, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is still harping on about “election rigging” that allegedly took place in constituencies where PTI’s candidates were defeated.  Barring, KPK, where (according to PTI) there was no rigging since the PTI was elected there. They... Read more
Nation observes 75th Pakistan Day
75th Pakistan Day is being observed today (Monday) with traditional zeal, enthusiasm and fervour. The day dawned with a 31-gun salute in the federal capital and 21-gun salutes in provincial capitals. Pakistan Day is observed on March 23 to commemorate the passage of the Lahore Resolution of 1940, now... Read more