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...
Watch the movie! Warna Gabbar Aa Jayega
Mumbai: If you need proof that the Indian film industry is stuck in a time warp, then “Gabbar is Back” is it. It’s a flashing, neon sign that proclaims just how regressive and asinine our films can be, even when the subject is a noble one. Director Krish chooses... Read more
World’s richest boxing bout to pack a punch tonight
Lon Angeles: The hotly anticipated welterweight bout between undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. and 2-1 underdog Manny Pacquiao on Saturday offers an intriguing contrast in styles which most pundits expect to last the full 12 rounds. American Mayweather is widely regarded as one of the best defensive practitioners of all... Read more
Leading from Front, COAS attends funeral of Captain Qasim
Rawalpindi: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Saturday attended the funeral of Captain Qasim. According to DG ISPR in a Tweeter messages stated “Army Chief laid wreath at grave of Captain Qasim who embraced martyrdom after fighting valiantly in Tirah town of Khyber Agency” DG... Read more
Prince William’s wife Kate gives birth to girl: palace
London: Prince William’s wife Kate gave birth to a girl on Saturday, sparking celebrations for the royal couple´s new arrival, a princess who becomes the fourth in line to the British throne. “Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a daughter at 8.34am,” the royal... Read more
SSP Rao Anwar escapes a grenade attack
Karachi: Senior police officer Rao Anwar escaped attack on convoy in Karachi on Saturday. According to sources, unknown assailants armed with grenades attacked the convoy of SSP Rao Anwar on Link Road near Steel Town. In a retaliatory fire from Police teams forced the assailants to flee. Rao Anwar talking... Read more
Keeping the flame alive:  T2F to reopen from tomorrow onwards
The Second Floor (T2F) café will reopen tomorrow, announced PeaceNiche chairperson and mother of shaheed Sabeen Mahmud, Mahenaz Mahmud, in a press statement issued earlier yesterday. Sabeen, the founder of T2F and director of non-for-profit organisation PeaceNiche, was martyred on April 24 in DHA when she was returning home... Read more
Around 12 militants killed in Khyber airstrike
It is estimated that at least 12 suspected terrorists were killed in Khyber air strikes earlier today. “Twelve militants were killed in aerial bombardment in Kach Kul and Kunda Gharibai area,” a security official said. The official added two militant hideouts were destroyed during the strikes carried out late... Read more
Fire in Riyadh complex: 5 Pakistanis burned alive
At least five Pakistanis were burned to deqth when a fire erupted at a housing unit in Riyadh, Saudi newspaper Al Riyadh reported. “Asian workers were killed and another injured in a fire that broke out in their residence in Riyadh on Friday morning,” the media report said quoting... Read more
China culture drive pushes out indie films
Beijin: A bevy of big-screen luminaries including Luc Besson and Arnold Schwarzenegger descended on Beijing recently for a star-studded international film festival, but art-house directors raised the alarm as authorities block a wave of independent cultural events. Seeking to raise its “soft power” and standing on the world cultural stage, China... Read more
Balochistan Assembly passes resolution against Altaf Hussain
Quetta: Balochistan Assembly on Saturday, unanimously passed a resolution and condemned Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain’s statement against military leadership. The resolution was presented by provincial home minister Sarfraz Bugti. In his resolution he said that the military has rendered sacrifices and talking against it is not fair.... Read more
Tamim hits 206 as Test heads for a draw
Khulna: Tamim Iqbal hit a maiden double-century as the first Test between Bangladesh and Pakistan meandered towards a draw in Khulna on Saturday. The hosts, trailing Pakistan by 296 runs on the first innings, were 451 for three in their second knock at tea on the fifth and final... Read more
Man sues Florida hospital after his leg found in the garbage
A south Florida man is suing a hospital for emotional distress, saying his leg was amputated and thrown in the garbage with his name tag still on it. John Timiriasieff, 56, had his right leg amputated below the knee in October at Doctors Hospital in Coral Gables. “Rather than... Read more
MQM involved in school attacks: arrested worker
Karachi:A terror suspect, Amir Sarpata, who was reportedly arrested in a Rangers raid at Nine Zero, revealed during interrogation that the Muttahida Qaumi MQM was involved in an attack on schools, local media quoted sources as saying on Friday. According to the suspect, senior MQM leaders Haider Abbas Rizvi... Read more
Model Town incident: Court summons 50 suspects
Lahore: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Saturday heard the Model Town incident case in which at least 14 Pakistan Awami Tehreek workers were shot dead. Accused including Inspector Amir presented themselves in the court hearing. ATC summoned 50 more accused in the next hearing scheduled to be held on May... Read more