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...
‘Jurassic World’ eats box office alive
The fearsome “Jurassic Park” dinosaurs have done it again, scoring the second-largest North American opening weekend ever with its latest franchise. Action-packed “Jurassic World,” featuring a new, and particularly lethal hybrid dino, scored a whopping $204.6 million, according to box office tracker Exhibitor Relations. The record for an opening... Read more
NADRA warns PTI of legal action for ‘lying in court’
National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) Sunday dismissed the impression that it operates under government’s pressure. “There is no iota of pressure from government side; in fact PTI leadership has been pressurizing NADRA and its chairman by launching a malicious campaign against them,” the spokesman of NADRA said. PTI... Read more
Baloch rebel commanders Ubaidullah alias Babrak, Din Jan alias Miran surrender in Balochistan
Two Baloch rebel commanders Ubaidullah alias Babrak and  Din Jan alias Miran surrendered along with their companions in Khuzdar. According to local news channels both leaders surrender their weapons to PML-N leader Sanaullah Zehri on Sunday. Addressing a news conference in Khuzdar, Zehri said Baloch youth are being incited to... Read more
KPK govt to present 3rd annual budget on June, 15
The PTI-led coalition government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) would present its third consecutive annual budget 2015-16 on Monday afternoon (June 15) in the provincial assembly. Provincial Minister for Finance, Muzaffar Said Advocate, will present his maiden the budget which is expected to carry total outlay of Rs 472 billion... Read more
Nadal wins Stuttgart grass title
Rafael Nadal defeated Viktor Troicki 7-6 (7/3), 6-3 on Sunday to become the first man to win clay and grass titles at the Stuttgart Open. The Spanish top seed set another minor career record, adding the grass honours to his clay successes in 2005 and 2007 at the Weissenhof... Read more
Pakistan imposes one month moratorium on executions: official
Pakistan has imposed a one month moratorium on executions during Ramadan, officials said Sunday, providing temporary reprieve for a death row prisoner whose lawyers claim he was a juvenile at the time of the crime. On Wednesday, Pakistan hanged one man allegedly tortured into confessing to murder as a... Read more
MQM cuts short strike duration
Karachi: In a late-night development, the MQM’s Coordination Committee reviewed its call for strike for Sunday, urging people to observe the strike for half a day only. The MQM had given the strike call in protest against the Sindh government’s `anti-people’ budget for 2015-16 presented in the provincial assembly... Read more
Karachi police officer arrested in abduction case
Karachi: Law enforcement agencies conducted a sting operation in Karachi area of Defence late Saturday and arrested a police officer in connection with an abduction case. The arrested officer, ASI Farhan hails from police department’s Special Branch. He has duty at Airport Surveillance. The sources said the law-enforcers are... Read more
Sharjeel Memon deplores MQM strike call
Karachi: Reacting to Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s strike call in Sindh, provincial minister Sharjeel Memon said the call for protest was given without reading the budget. In a statement issued on late Saturday night, he said people could open their business and run transport on their own will as government... Read more
Just not Fake degrees, FIA also finds Axact in porn websites business
The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Saturday claimed during forensic examination of the servers and computers of Axact it has transpired that Axact is also providing hosting services to 25 porn websites. According to FIA sources, all these porn websites were also designed and developed by Axact. Read: Axact scam: 35 more foreign accounts... Read more
Task force formed to probe paramilitary rangers allegations
Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah constituted earlier today a three-member task force to examine a Rangers report alleging an evil nexus of political leaders, civil servants and gang lords was involved in nurturing and sheltering organised crime and terrorism in Karachi. The task force, which comprises of Justice... Read more
Around 2,763 militants killed in op. Zarb-e-Azb: DG ISPR
At least 2,763 militants have been killed in Operation Zarb-e-Azb, a military offensive launched against militants in North Waziristan a year ago after the attack on Karachi airport. “The operation has moved to (the) last few pockets close to Pakistan, Afghanistan border and so far, 2,763 terrorists have been... Read more