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...
Karachi Police arrest ‘Chota Don’
Karachi Police on Thursday arrested ‘Chota Don’,  notorious criminal. According to police sources, Ansar Ali aka Chota Don allegedly involved in ransacking more than 700 Karchities on gunpoint. Ali is also reported to have been wanted for multiple counts of murder as well attempted murder was arrested this morning by Station House... Read more
Pakistan destroy Sri Lanka in 1st T20
Umar Akmal smashed 46 off 24 balls and Sohail Tanvir grabbed three wickets as Pakistan beat top-ranked Sri Lanka by 29 runs in the first Twenty20 international in Colombo on Thursday. Pakistan piled up 175-5 after electing to bat and then restricted the reigning World Twenty20 champions to 146-7... Read more
Karachi’s notorious ‘Chota Don’ finally arrested
Police earlier today managed to apprehend  the  notorious mugger Ansar Ali, but knowns as  ‘Chota Don’ in criminal and law enforcement circles. “This stickup man is allegedly involved in looting no less than 700 citizens on gunpoint in the metropolis,” sources told the media. Ali is also reported to... Read more
pakistan set imposing 176 run target to in 1st T 20
Pakistan set a 176-run target against Sri Lanka in their first Twenty20 game at the Premadasa stadium in Colombo today. Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi had won the toss and elected to bat first. Pakistan are looking to win the two-match series to complete a triple on the current tour,... Read more
Pakistanis spend Rs. 1 Trillion on Eid
A survey conducted by a US-based research company has placed Pakistan among top five economies with the largest positive change in economic attitudes, comparing the previous year. The poll conducted by PEW Research, a Washington-based research organization, revealed that 47 percent of Pakistanis believed that country’s economy was better... Read more
Afghan Taliban reject peace talks: Snatch entire district
The Taliban’s official spokesperson rejected peace talks with the Afghan government earlier today, throwing nascent efforts to negotiate an end to 14 years of war into jeopardy. The statement came a day after the Afghan government said that Mullah Omar, the elusive supreme leader of the outlawed terror movement,... Read more
Punjab govt. issues report on anti terror efforts
The Punjab government has submitted a detailed report on the actions it has  undertaken under the National Action Plan (NAP) on terrorism. The provincial govt. has intensified its crackdowns against banned outfits, especially focusing on choking off their sources of funding. Additional Advocate General Razzaq A Mirza submitted the... Read more
LEAs arrest two terrorists in Balochistan
The law enforcement agencies captured two activists of the terrorist outfit Baloch Liberation Front (BLF) in Mastung earlier yesterday. Sleuths of intelligence agencies and the Special Operation Wing of Frontier Corps launched a joint raid at a bus stop and captured the two alleged militants, sources said. “Both the... Read more
KP govt. refuses to allow Arab princelings permission to hunt Houbara Bustard
The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) government has categorically refused to grant permission to foreign dignitaries for hunting Houbara Bustard – a species on the verge of extinction. Appearing before the Supreme Court yesterday, Additional Advocate General (AAG) K-P Mujahid Ali Khan presented the provincial government’s stance on the issuance of hunting... Read more
Dubai Bank to divest holding in BankIslami
Karachi: Dubai Bank PJSC wants to sell its shareholding in BankIslami Pakistan, a stock filing said on Wednesday. Another shareholder, Jahangir Siddiqui and Company, reported that it has received a letter from the UAE-based bank, saying it wants to sell 144.2 million shares in BankIslami Pakistan. The stake that Dubai... Read more
1993 ‘Mumbai’ bomb plotter convict Yakub Memon hanged in India
New Delhi: Hours after Indian President had rejected a clemency plea and the Indian supreme court rejected last-ditch pleas to stay the execution of Yakub Memon over his role in the country’s worst-ever terror attack, he was hanged in Nagpur jail on Thursday morning, the Press Trust of India (PTI)... Read more
Nine of 13 missing MQM workers reach home
At least nine of 13 people who went missing on Tuesday night amid travelling from Karachi to Hyderabad to attend a weeding reached home on late Thursday night. According to sources, out of thirteen, four MQM workers Asad, Shayan, Waleed and Saad are  in custody of the law-enforcement agencies... Read more
AJK PM calls on world leadership to stop genocide in IOK
Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Chaudhry Abdul Majeed has called upon the international community to play its proactive role in stopping the genocide of Kashmiris by Indian forces in the disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Talking to various public delegations that called on him earlier this week,... Read more
UN insists Pakistan halt all executions immediately
The United Nations earlier today urged Pakistan to reinstate its moratorium on the death penalty, condemning a recent surge in executions. The plea came as the number of people executed in Pakistan rose to 182 since a moratorium was lifted in December last year, according to the UN Office... Read more