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...
Sindh Apex Committee resolves to eliminate crime, terrorists at all costs
Sindh Apex Committee was held at Chief Minister House here on Sunday. The meeting was called on short notice as Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah will leave to perform Umrah. According to sources,  the Apex Committee agreed in the meeting that the Karachi operation against terrorists will be... Read more
Electric-powered aircraft becomes first to cross the English Channel
The aviation industry recorded another historic moment Friday when an electric-powered aircraft became the first in the world to cross the English Channel — the latest step towards greening the aviation industry. Airbus is hailing the historic flight, manned by French pilot Didier Esteyne, as a major step towards... Read more
May God have mercy on this depressed and negative nation: Komal Rizvi
Ever since Komal Rizvi took a selfie with an ailing Abdul Sattar Edhi, the picture went viral and Pakistanis trolled the picture on social media. Branding her as insensitive and silly, several memes emerged on Twitter. Enraged and disappointed at the response she had received, Rizvi took to her... Read more
First time ever: Non-Muslim tribal elders appointed in Khyber Agency
Landikotal: For the first time in the history of the tribal belt, four non-Muslim tribesmen have been awarded the lungi and appointed as tribal elders in Khyber Agency. The British used to award the traditional head covering to those who contributed towards maintaining law and order and establishing the... Read more
PM Nawaz reaches Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah
Riyadh: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif reached Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Sunday to perform Umrah. Upon his arrival at the Jeddah airport, the prime minister was received by officials of the Pakistani Embassy in Jeddah. According to Radio Pakistan, the prime minister will perform Umrah today. Meanwhile, Nawaz will also meet the... Read more
Corps Commander Karachi calls on CM Sindh
Karachi: Corps Commander Karachi, Lieutenant General Naveed Mukhtar called on Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah at CM House, sources said Sunday. In the meeting, General Mukhtar and CM Sindh discussed Karachi operation and overall law and order situation in the province. Read: COAS makes major shuffles among top... Read more
New Monsoon spell in KPK, Punjab from today
Another spell of Monsoon with more rains and thundershowers is likely from today (Sunday) in Punjab, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), Kashmir and Rawalpindi Islamabad. Met Office has also forecast rain at scattered places in parts of Balochistan including Sibi, Zhob, Kalat, Nasirabad divisions and upper Sindh Sukkur, Larkana divisions. Scattered heavy... Read more
50 villages flooded in Sialkot
Floodwater abraded protective dyke of Nullah Dek in  Sialkot on Sunday. According to sources, more than 50 villages were flooded as heavy rain in different cities of Punjab, forced thousands of people left their homes to in search of safer places. The breach in the dyke exposed tall claims made by the... Read more
Sania Mirza helps Hingis to first Wimbledon title in 17 years
Martina Hingis won her first Wimbledon title since 1998 when she and partner Sania Mirza captured the women’s double trophy on Saturday. Hingis, 34, and 28-year-old India star Mirza came from a set down and 2-5 behind in the final set to beat Russian duo Ekaterina Makarova and Elena... Read more
PM approves reduction of banking transactions tax to 0.3 percent
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Saturday approved an advice of reducing withholding tax from 0.6 percent to 0.3 percent on banking transactions. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar called on the prime minister and apprised him about reaching the agreement with the traders associations and business community regarding adjustment in withholding tax.... Read more
Another power breakdown turns Karachi dark yet again
Following two recent power breakdowns in Karachi, another major power breakdown hit the city again in Sunday’s wee hours. According to sources in K-Electric, the power supply system again collapsed after a technical hang-up in Bin Qasim Thermal Power Plant triggered the failure of 15 grid stations. Power crisis is likely... Read more