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...
Judicial commission orders parties to submit evidences by April 25
Chief Justice of Pakistan  adjourned the hearing on alleged vote-rigging in 2013 general elections  till Monday. In today’s hearing, Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk, ordered all political parties to submit evidences of election malpractice and list of witnesses by Saturday (April 25). Today’s hearing was attended by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)... Read more
NA-246 by-election: MQM leads as vote count continues
Karachi: Polling for by-elections in Karachi’s NA-246 constituency concluded at 5:00pm and vote count got under way in NA-246, Karachi According to unofficial results received from 46 polling stations out of 213, MQM has a substantial lead with over 15, 866 votes followed by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf which got 5, 012 votes.... Read more
MQM supporters attack PTI camp in Karimabad
Karcahi: Qumi Movement’s (MQM) supporters Thursday stormed a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf election camp in Karimabad, burnt the party flags, banners. After getting unofficial results in NA 246, MQM workers took to streets in Azizabad celebrating the likely win of their candidate in NA 246 (Karachi III). It went out of... Read more
Tere Bajoon: Jal the band returns with an ingenious video
It’s been more than three years since Jal released ‘Uraan’ but the band has finally returned with a creative video for its latest single ‘Tere Bajoon’. With vocalist Gohar Mumtaz and model Anam Ahmed in the lead, the music video has been directed by Azaan Sami Khan of Operation... Read more
Pakistan T20 team better than ODI: Afridi
Dhaka: Pakistan’s T20 Captain Shahid Afridi said on Thursday that the national squad was better in the 20 over format compared to the ODIs. Speaking to reporters here, Afridi expressed confidence that the T20 side would play well in the match against Bangladesh on Friday. Afridi added that Bangladesh... Read more
PM Sharif meets Saudi king
Riyadh: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today met with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz and discussed the conflict of Yemen. According to reports, Saudi king hosted a lunch for Prime Minister Sharif as he led a high-powered delegation to the Kingdom for holding talks regarding Yemen crisis. Premier Sharif received... Read more
AIOU : Students develop public safety devices
Islamabad: Public safety devices developed by the students of Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) are a living proof of the proverb “necessity is the mother of invention”. Some of these devices were put on display at an exhibition held at the university’s main campus on Tuesday. The exhibition was... Read more
21 confirmed dead in north China coal mine flood
Beijing: Search teams have recovered the bodies of 21 Chinese coal miners who died when the shaft where they were working filled with water, an official said Thursday. After days of frantic rescue efforts following the accident Sunday, the final death toll of 21 was confirmed Friday by a Datong... Read more
20 Indian agencies grilling crew of seized Pak Boat
Ahmadabad : As many as 20 Indian agencies carried out joint interrogations of the eight crew members of a Pakistani boat that was seized on Monday, 250 nautical miles off the Gujarat coast, with a consignment of heroin worth Rs 600 crore. The investigating agencies include the Narcotics Control Bureau,... Read more
NA-246: Rangers arrest presiding officer, fake voter
Karachi: Rangers arrested a presiding officer from a polling station in Gharibabad area of NA-246 constituency for allegedly allowing casting of fake vote, Samaa reported on Thursday. The arrests of the presiding officer Syed Majid Ali and a bogus voter Rehan Ahmed were made by Rangers from the polling... Read more
The 8th PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week draws to a close
Day 4 of the coveted PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week was held on Tuesday at the Expo Centre, divided into that of a High Street fashion segment and Designer Showcases. House of Arsalan Iqbal opened the concluding day with their collection titled Devolution Chic. With a sometimes vibrant and sometimes... Read more
N Zealand PM apologises for pulling waitress’s ponytail again and again
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key apologised on Wednesday for pulling the ponytail of a waitress who accused him of bullying, media reported. The unnamed waitress in an Auckland cafe said on a blog site that Key had pulled her hair over several months and initially she thought he... Read more
Mexican girl returns home after mistakenly sent to US
Silao : A 14-year-old Mexican girl returned to her home country on Wednesday, a week after police forcibly grabbed her at school and sent her to the United States in a mistaken custody battle. A video of the April 16 operation shows Alondra Luna Nunez screaming as officers shove her... Read more
Return on PIBs cut by up to 44bps
Karachi:The government has further slashed the cut-off yield on Pakistan Investment Bonds (PIBs) on Wednesday, but their risk-free charm continued to lure banks as they offered Rs152.2 billion to purchase the papers. However, the government picked up only Rs36bn through the auction, significantly below the target of Rs50bn, the... Read more