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...
Johnny Depp’s wife faces charges over bringing dogs Down Under
Australia’s “war on terrier” with Johnny Depp has taken another turn, with authorities saying Thursday the Hollywood star’s wife faces charges over bringing their two dogs into the country. The Department of Agriculture, which is responsible for biosecurity, said actress-model Amber Heard was served with a summons on Tuesday... Read more
Indian HC summoned at FO on Pak airspace violation
Pakistan on Thursday lodged a strong protest over its airspace violation by an Indian spy drone, which was brought down by Pakistani troops. Indian High Commissioner Dr T.C.A Raghavan was called in at the Foreign Office by the Foreign Secretary who registered a protest over the airspace violation at... Read more
Qasim Ali Khan Mosque’s Committee meets in Peshawar for Moon Sighting
Qasim Ali Khan Mosque has convened its meeting on Sunday for sighting of Eid-ul-Fitr moon in Peshawar. Qasim Ali Khan Mosque, is famous for early declarations regarding Eid moon sighting. The Qasim Ali Khan Mosque’s Ruet-e-Hilal Committee consists of more then 20 ulema. The meeting is to be presided over by the... Read more
Ayyan Ali finally released from Adiala jail
Rawalpindi: Supermodel Ayyan Ali was today released from Adiala jail, where she spent another day despite obtaining bail from the Lahore High Court. Previously, she was asked to furnish two surety bonds of PKR500,000 each to the jail authorities for her release. According to our sources, the accused was... Read more
China prefers Pakistan over India on NSG membership issue
Dashing hopes that China would support India’s bid to become a member of the nuclear suppliers group (NSG), Chinese President Xi Jinping bracketed India’s aspiration to become a member of the elite group of 48 countries to that of Pakistan’s in his recent meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi... Read more
Younus won’t retire before winning in Australia, England
Karachi: Pakistan veteran Younis Khan has vowed to hold off retiring until he has guided his team to Test series victories in England and Australia to cap off a remarkable career. The 37-year-old played his hundredth Test on the tour of Sri Lanka earlier this month and struck a... Read more
Zardari summons PPP meeting in Dubai
Dubai: Former President and PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari has summoned what it is being termed as an important meeting of the party in Dubai. The meeting will also be attended by PPP Patron-in-Chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and was called following his meetings in Karachi. According to sources, the... Read more
MQM submits resolution against Khawaja Asif in Sindh Assembly
Karachi: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Thursday submitted a resolution against Defence Minister Khawaja Asif in Sindh Assembly for speaking against the armed forces of the country. The move came after a similar resolution was submitted against the MQM chief Altaf Hussain yesterday. MQM MPAs said that they... Read more
Fuel adjustment: NEPRA cuts power tariff by Rs2.68 per unit
Islamabad: National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has approved Rs2.68 per unit cut in power tariff for consumers of all the power distribution companies except K-Electric. The regulatory body heard the petition, filed by Power Purchasing Agency, over fuel adjustment for the month of May. NEPRA approved slash in... Read more
NADRA submits forensic report of NA-118 in election tribunal
Lahore : National Database Registration Authority (NADRA) on Thursday submitted a forensic report of votes of NA-118 constituency in the election tribunal. NADRA analysed 163,000 votes in the report pertaining to the constituency of NA-118. The report said that 1,282 ID card numbers were missing from the counter files of... Read more
Most of APS attackers have ‘met their fate’, says army chief
Peshawar: Army chief General Raheel Sharif said that the military operation will not stop until the last terrorist is eliminated from the soil of Pakistan. He added that most of the terrorists involved in the attack on Army Public School (APS) Peshawar have met their fate. The army chief... Read more
27 MQM leaders booked in FIRs against Altaf
Karachi: At least 14 cases have so far been registered against Muttahida Qaumi Movment’s London-based supremo, Altaf Hussain, over his derogatory speech against armed forces.  14 FIRs have been lodged in 11 different police stations, including Steel Town, Sachal Malir Cantt, Malir City, Gadap, Quaidabad, Bin Qasim, Sohrab Goth... Read more
Pakistan lodges protest with India over violation of airspace
Protest was also lodged for unprovoked ceasefire violation by the Indian BSF. Foreign Office summoned the Indian High Commissioner in Islamabad on Thursday and registered strong protest with him over violation of Pakistani airspace by an Indian drone. The UAV was brought down by the Pakistani troops. The Foreign... Read more
Seeking their rights: Forced conversions still an issue for Hindus in Sindh
Karachi: The forced conversion and marriage of young Hindu girls to Muslim men remains a grave problem for the Hindu community in Sindh: of the 15 cases of attacks against the community so far this year, five were reported as cases of kidnapping and forced conversion. This was revealed at... Read more