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...
Pakistan protests bail of Samjhauta Express mastermind
Islamabad: Pakistan on Friday summoned Indian High Commissioner Islamabad to lodge protest over bail granted to mastermind of Samjauta Express blast by Indian court. According to a spokesman, Pakistan has expressed strong reservation over the performance of Indian court in the case, telling the High Commissioner that New Delhi... Read more
Pak Army XI beat Pakistan XI in Independence Day T20 match
Rawalpindi: Pakistan Army Eleven beat Pakistan Eleven by six wickets in a friendly T20 cricket match here at GHQ stadium Rawalpindi on the occasion of Independence Day. Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif inaugurated the match that was played to express solidarity with all those who sacrificed their... Read more
Rangers raid MQM Landhi offices, arrest at least 12 workers: Farooq Sattar
Karachi: Rangers carried out a raid at four unit offices of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) in Karachi’s Landhi area in the wee hours of Thursday, with the party claiming  over a dozen workers had been arrested. “Rangers raided the party’s Landhi offices in the wee hours of the Independence Day and... Read more
Modi wishes Pakistanis on Independence Day
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday extended greetings to the people of Pakistan on the country’s 68th birthday. The Indian premier in a tweet extended his good wishes to Pakistanis. Modi’s greeting come in the midst of tension between India and Pakistan due to recent skirmishes along the... Read more
Blast in Turbat kills soldier, injures five
Quetta : At least one soldier was killed and five others injured in an explosion Turbat district of Balochistan on Friday. According to security sources, the explosion occurred near a security forces’ vehicle in Kech Korandi area of Turbat. At least one soldier lost his life in the explosion... Read more
FC personnel foil terror bid in Zhob
Quetta : Security forces in Balochistan’s Zhob district on Friday foiled a bid for a terrorist attack planned to disrupt Independence Day celebrations in the country. Security sources said the search operation was carried out by Frontier Corps (FC) personnel in Gawal Ismail Zai area of Zhob on intelligence... Read more
President confers civil awards on Pakistanis, foreign nationals
Islamabad: On the occasion of Independence Day, President Mamnoon Hussain has conferred Civil Awards on Pakistani citizens and foreign nationals for showing excellence and courage in their respective fields. The investiture ceremony of these awards will take place on Pakistan Day, 23rd March 2016. Cabinet Division I. NISHAN I... Read more
Google, Facebook join Pakistanis in celebrating Independence Day
As Pakistan geared up to celebrate its 69th Independence Day, flags adorning every balcony and window, lights decorating buildings and hues of green flooding the streets, Google and Facebook joined in on the celebrations introducing their own ways to mark the day. As the clock struck twelve on Friday,... Read more
Letter reveals Prince Charles’ dread of divorce
Britain’s Prince Charles dreaded the prospect of divorce a year before he wed Princess Diana, suggests a letter he wrote in 1980 that is up for sale in the United States. “I do hope you have recovered from the traumatic business of marriage and divorce in such a short... Read more
Lawmakers urged to make Quaid’s vision preamble to Constitution
Lahore: Speakers at seminar on “Mr Jinnah’s vision of Pakistan” called upon the national leadership and parliament to make Quaid-i-Azam’s vision of Pakistan as preamble of the constitution which he presented in his inaugural address to the Constituent Assembly on Aug 11, 1947. Speaking at the seminar organised by... Read more
Fazlur Rehman ready to hold talks with MQM leaders
Islamabad: Parliamentary leaders agreed on Thursday to look afresh at the grievances of Muttahida Qaumi Movement legislators and authorised Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman to engage with them and lure them back to the assemblies. They also resolved that they would block the resignations of Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s... Read more
The fisherman’s way

The fisherman’s way

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Karachi: Over 70 sea vessels, including fishing boats, trawlers and launches, hoisted the Pakistan flag as they chased one another into the Karachi harbour while returning from their fishing expedition for the Jashn-i-Azadi Boat Rally on Thursday. In layman’s terms the rally, organised by the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency... Read more
NA passes bill, State Bank of Pakistan to take decisions independently
Islamabad: The government has managed to get an important piece of legislation passed from parliament that empowers the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to take crucial decisions independently pertaining to interest rates, foreign currency reserves, exchange rate, limit and nature of advances and loans to the government. It tabled “The... Read more
Security forces foil attack in Bannu, kill eight terrorists
Bannu: Security forces thwarted an attack on security check-post in Bannu and killed at least eight terrorists, sources said. According to security sources, the armed militants launched attack on Khadim Shaheed check-post in Daryoba area of Bannu, triggering exchange of fire with forces. At least eight terrorists were killed... Read more