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...
Air Chief visits 24 Air Division, Chengdu Aircraft Industry China
Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force (PAF),  Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, who is on a five-day official visit to China on Wednesday visited 24 Air Div at Tianjin, China. On his arrival, he was received by Senior Colonel Wang Hongyan, Commander 24 Air Div. He was... Read more
Imran writes UN chief on Rohingya crisis
Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Wednesday wrote an open letter to the United Nations chief on humanitarian crisis in Rohingya people which has forced resident to fleeing neighbour contries to avoid genocide in Myanmar Khan strongly condemned the UN for giving a deaf ear to the screams and a blind eye to... Read more
Shahbaz Sharif meets Governor, CM Sindh
Karachi: Punjab Chief Minister, Shahbaz Sharif, held separate meetings with Governor Sindh Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan and Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah today. According to media reports, Shahbaz Sharif held separate meetings with Sindh Governor Syed Qaim Ali Shah and Governor Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad Khan. Reports said... Read more
Musharraf’s name should be removed from ECL: US Shadow Secretary
Washington: United States Shadow Secretary Jesse Jackson has asked for former military ruler Pervez Musharraf’s name, to be removed from the Exit Control List (ECL). In a written request to President Barrack Obama, United States Shadow Secretary Jesse Jackson has asked for former military ruler Pervez Musharraf’s name to... Read more
Attempted murder case against IG Jails Punjab to be registered: LHC
Rawalpindi: Lahore High Court (LHC) Rawalpindi bench has ordered for registration of attempt to murder case against IG Jails Punjab and Superintendent Adiala Jail. The police has registered the case under the orders of court and started action against the two officers. A single bench of LHC Rawalpindi bench... Read more
Britain backing Pak-Afghan intel cooperation: Indian report
New Delhi: India suspects British involvement in putting together a controversial agreement between Pakistan’s ISI and Afghan intelligence service, NDS. India’s annoyance could impact a possible visit to the UK by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, tentatively being planned for the end of the year. While the MoU itself has... Read more
Pakistan, China are Iron Brothers: PM Nawaz
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that Pakistan and China are ‘Iron Brothers’ cooperating closely in all domains with a common vision of building a better future for their peoples and for promoting peace in the region. He said this while talking to a delegation of Research... Read more
ANP’s Asfandyar lambasts IK: Demands dissolution of the KPK govt.
Awami National Party (ANP) chief Asfandyar Wali Khan demanded on earlier today, the dissolution of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government over the failure of holding free and fair local body elections in the province. Speaking at a press conference, the ANP Chief demanded the resignation of K-P Chief Minister Pervez Khattak.... Read more
Indian nationals arrested for overstay in Karachi
Karachi: Five Indian nationals were arrested by the Special Branch of police, near Karachi airport today. Reports said that the special branch took the action on intelligence, that Indian nationals were overstaying after the expiry of their visas and they were near the Karachi’s Quaid-e-Azam international airport. Those arrested... Read more
Pakistan rebuts Indian statement on Gilgit-Baltistan polls
Pakistan on Wednesday rejected the remarks by the Spokesperson for the Indian Ministry of External Affairs, in which he claimed the entire State of Jammu & Kashmir, including the regions of Gilgit and Baltistan as an integral part of India. Foreign Office Spokesperson Qazi Khalilullah in a statement issued... Read more
Delhi: Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen said Wednesday she had left her home in India for the United States after receiving death threats from Islamists behind the recent murders of atheist bloggers in her home country. Nasreen, who fled to Europe in 1994 after protests against her work by Muslim... Read more
Georgia doctor robbed more than money, pants stolen too
A robber got away with more than money in Georgia: Officials say he demanded his victim’s pants. The Macon Telegraph reports that law enforcement officials say a man walked into the Harmony Medical Services office on Monday and asked to see a doctor. The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office says... Read more
Couple gets back wedding rings lost since 1960s
It’s been decades since Ofelia Kirker lost her wedding rings, but she’ll be wearing the treasured jewellery for her 64th wedding anniversary. “It feels like we’re getting married again,” said her 83-year-old husband Robert Kirker. It’s “unbelievable to be wearing them again”, said Ofelia, 82. “They had been gone... Read more
Air strikes kill 9 militants in North Waziristan
Datta Khel: At least nine militants were killed in an air strike in Datta Khel area of North Waziristan on Wednesday. According to sources, jets pounded militant hideouts and also injured 13 other terrorists in the assault. Meanwhile, during an attack on a check post of security forces in... Read more