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...
CM Punjab orders judicial inquiry into Kasur child abuse scandal
Lahore: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif ordered on Sunday a judicial inquiry into the country’s biggest child pornography scandal in Kasur. “I have ordered a judicial inquiry into the Kasur incident,” Shahbaz said, after holding a high-level meeting with high-ups of the police and the civil administration. Shahbaz directed the... Read more
Nayab Bibi — a special little athlete from Swabi
Peshawar: Nayab Bibi is a fast runner. The fact that her arm has been paralysed since birth does not deter her from doing what she does best. She returned a champion to her hometown of Maneri Payan in Swabi district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). Nayab made her country proud... Read more
Sarfraz likely to be lead Green Shirts against Zimbabwe
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Sunday said to groom the future Twenty-20 captain it is likely that Sarfraz Ahmed will be given a chance to lead the green shirts in the series against Zimbabwe. Pakistan will tour Zimbabwe for three Twenty20 matches and three ODIs between September 24 and... Read more
Seven passengers killed as bus overturns in D.G Khan
Seven persons including three children were killed when a bus turned turtle near Pul Qanbar, some 60 kilometers away from Dera Ghazi Khan on Sunday. According to Rescue 1122, a bus with passengers on board was heading towards Karachi from Buner (KPK) when it overturned due to overspeed near... Read more
JuD chief moves court against Indian film exhibition
Lahore: Justice Shahid Bilal Hassan of the LHC will take up on Monday the petition of Jamatud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed challenging exhibition of an upcoming Indian movie “Phantom” in Pakistan. Through Advocate A K Dogar, Mr Saeed states in his petition that the film contains venom against... Read more
Billions squandered: Audit report finds nearly three dozen graft cases of Civil Aviation Authority
Islamabad: An audit report has catalogued more than 35 cases of massive corruption, as well as financial and administrative irregularities, in the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). Billion of rupees in public money have been squandered, according to the report. One of the main reasons, according to the audit report, has... Read more
Woman critically injured as India violates ceasefire along LoC
A woman was critically injured on Sunday as India’s Border Security Force (BSF) once again resorted to ‘unprovoked’ firing at Jandrot sector along the Line of Control (LoC),Radio Pakistan reported quoting ISPR. “A woman received serious bullet wounds as a result of unprovoked fire from the Indian side of... Read more
Another suspect arrested in Kasur child abuse scandal
Kasur: Police said Sunday they have arrested another suspect involved in producing and selling illicit videos of child sexual abuse in Kasur, bringing to seven the number of arrests in a massive child sex abuse scandal that has shocked the nation. The suspect belongs to a gang of criminals... Read more
MQM suspends membership of Rauf Siddiqui
Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) suspended membership of Abdur Rauf Siddiqui from the party. According to MQM sources, the decision was taken in MQM Rabita (Coordination) Committee meetings in Karachi and London. In statement MQM stated that “Rauf Siddiqui is thoroughly paralysed mentally and ideologically. Hence, he is suspended from the party’s... Read more