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...
100pc of all high-profile murder cases solved claims IGP Sindh
 Inspector General Police (IGP) Sindh Ghulam Hyder Jamali while briefing a meeting of the Standing Committee on Interior on Monday in Islamabad, said that 100 per cent of all high-profile murder cases ─ including those of Parveen Rehman and Abbas Kumaili’s son ─ have been solved. He added that... Read more
IGP Sindh voices criticism  of anti-Rangers ads before Senate committee
The Inspector General Police (IGP) Sindh Ghullam Hyder Jamali was critical of anti-Rangers advertisements which were printed in newspapers all over the nation. Appearing before the Senate’s Committee on Interior, the IGP said such advertisements against those fighting terrorists are not appropriate. The Senate’s Committee on Interior has tasked... Read more
63 kgs of heroin seized in Peshawar’s Hayatabad subdivision
Peshawar cops recovered 63 kilograms of heroin and 715kg hashish besides rescuing six captives and arresting 12 alleged kidnappers during the last almost five months, officials said on Sunday. Authorities have declared more than 132 points in the Hayatabad subdivision located on the boundary with Khyber Agency, as vulnerable.... Read more
Princeling says Saudi Arabia will stay in charge of Haj
The Saudi Princling  Turki al-Faisal on Sunday catagoricaly  rejected the idea of sharing the administration of the annual Haj pilgrimage with other Muslim nations, saying Riyadh considers it “a matter of sovereignty” and a “privilege.” He was apparently unfazed by the heavy death toll in back to back accidents... Read more
Unable to accept defeat: Imran raises rigging mantra…. yet again
Merely hours after the Returning Officer announced official results for the NA-122 by-elections in Lahore, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Monday said that his party was investigating “the number of PTI votes thrown out of NA-122 at the last minute.” “We are investigating the number of PTI... Read more
England top batsman Joe Root in Pakistan’s sights, reveals Misbah
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has identified England middle order batsman Joe Root as the biggest threat to the hosts in the upcoming Tests series against the Three Lions. Misbah said Root had impressed consistently through his performances and was equally adept at playing pace as he we was against spin... Read more
Malakand division: 32 more dengue cases reported
BAn official of the Health Department on Sunday has confirmed the incidence of 32 dengue cases in Malakand Agency. Dr Naveed said the number of dengue patients rose to 292 after 32 more cases were reported in various parts of Malakand Agency. He added the patients were admitted to... Read more
GB: ATC sentences MQM’s Altaf Hussain to over 8o years R.I
An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) earlier yesterday awarded 81 years of rigorous imprisonment to Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) supremo Altaf Hussain. The court also issued orders to confiscate the MQM chief’s property over his anti-state speeches. Announcing the verdict, ATC Judge Raja Shahbaz Khan directed the MQM... Read more
Balochistan violence: Govt in talks with Harbiyar, Ghazan Mari
In a major development, the government has finally contacted Baloch separatist leaders Harbiyar Mari and Ghazan Mari, presently self-exiled in London, to negotiate terms which can lead to both leaders give up their armed struggle and return to Pakistan to resume their public life  Both the leaders had been... Read more
“Let’s join hands for country”, Ayaz Sadiq requests Imran Khan
PML-N leader Hamza Shahbaz  said that “every single one of Imran Khan’s allegations had been proven false and, therefore, it was high time for him to join the political process to build Pakistan instead of dragging the country back through the politics of agitation.” Accompanied by the NA-122 winner... Read more
Electioneering lands PM Sharif, party leaders in trouble
Top leaders of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz have only themselves to  blame for getting into ‘hot water’ by actively campaigning for their party colleagues. On Sunday, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) announced an inquiry would be held against Premier Nawaz Sharif and other top leaders of the... Read more
Soldier commits suicide in PAF museum
A soldier committed suicide inside the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Museum during duty time, police said  earlier yesterday. The Sharea Faisal police said that soldier Wasim Ahmed, 35, in a uniform ended his life by hanging himself from a tree with a rope on late Saturday night inside the... Read more
Shiv Sena radical extremists  attacked Kasuri’s book launch organiser
Top diplomat and moderator of a discussion at the launch of Khurshid Kasuri’s book in Mumbai said earlier this week, that members of the Hindu right-wing Shiv Sena smeared black paint on his face to protest the book launch. Sudheendra Kulkarni, who is scheduled to moderate a discussion at the... Read more
Malala documentary takes London film fest by storm
Noble prize laurate Malala’s name on everyone’s lips this week at the London Film Festival where a documentary about the youngest-ever Nobel Peace laureate had its European premiere. “He named me Malala” is an intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai and during the festival even the biggest stars seemed humbled... Read more