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...
“Entire nation stands united against terrorism and extremism”: CJCSC
A highly impressive passing out parade of the 133rd PMA Long Course, 34th Graduate Course, 27th Technical Graduate Course, 51st Integrated Course and 13th Lady Cadets Course was held at the Pakistan Military Academy, Kakul today (Saturday). The cadets from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Palestine, and Libya were also... Read more
ATC challan’s India’s RAW agency spies
 The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Karachi approved the charge sheet filed in the court against three alleged Indian spies on Saturday. The three alleged Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) agents will likely be indicted on the next hearing. Challans against Tahir aka Lamba, Imtiaz aka Guddu and Junaid were... Read more
Judicial Commission to hold meeting  today
The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali will chair the Judicial Commission meeting later today (Saturday). During the commission’s meeting recommendations for the induction of three new judges for the Balochistan High Court will be reviewed. Currently there are six recommendations for the... Read more
Pakistani Movie scene: ‘Two + Two’ in production
 Shahid Shafaat’s film Two + Two, earlier known as Jhol is all set to roll of the production stage soon. “It’s a crazy rollercoaster ride comedy,” says Bilal Ashraf of the film. Two + Two also stars Saleem Mairaj as a terrorist, Ali Azmat as a cop, Urwa Hocane... Read more
Gujarat leader may disrupt disrupt India-SA match
Hardik Patel, the 22-year old leader of Gujarat’s powerful Patel community has threatened to disrupt the India-South Africa cricket match due in Rajkot on Sunday, as par media reports/ Mr Patel, who wants job and educational quotas to be extended to his largely affluent and politically influential community, said... Read more
Ex president Bill Clinton receives ‘human rights’ award
“Despite news of terrorist acts, beheadings and the persecution of religious minorities,” former President Bill Clinton insisted on Thursday that “there are still a lot good things happening in parts of the world where there’s been a focus on improving human rights.” The former two-term Democratic president appeared at... Read more
Ephedrine case hearing adjourned yet again
Once again Anti-Narcotics court in Islamabad ended the hearing of the Ephedrine quota case against Hanif Abbassi and 7 others, this time  even before it could start on Saturday! The hearing was adjourned without any proceedings until 31st October due to absence of the prosecutions witnesses. The court issued... Read more
England decide to declare at 598-9 in 1st England Pakistan Test
England declared their first innings against Pakistan on 598-9 as the first Test looks like it is headed for a tame draw in Abu Dhabi on Saturday. Paceman Imran Khan removed Adil Rashid for 12 while Stuart Broad (17) and James Anderson (3) remained unbeaten after England resumed at... Read more
Indian Mob goes on rampage: Kills man for ‘smuggling’ cows
A village mob in northern India went berserk and beat a Muslim man to death with sticks as well as severely injured four others who were accused of smuggling cows to be slaughtered for beef, police said in a statement issued on Friday. The survivors then, were ignominiously  arrested... Read more
ECP places 272 MPs under suspension
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday temporarily suspended membership of at least 272 lawmakers after they had failed to submit details of their assets within the required time frame. Those suspended include both federal as well as state ministers. The election authority has sent notices to the... Read more
Govt earns an estimated Rs.170 bln through privatization
Chairman Privatization Commission Muhammad Zubair Friday stated that, “the government has earned Rs.170 billion during last 15 months through privatization.” Talking to a news channel he said, the government was ensuring transparency in the whole process of privatization. The process goes through four phases including, Evaluation, Transition Committees, Board... Read more
KMC initiates free shuttle service in Saddar
The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) launched a free shuttle service for the general public from yesterday onward. The shuttles will ply on routes from the Parking Plaza to different parts of Saddar. Under the plan, parking will not be allowed along the routes of the shuttle service. KMC officials... Read more
New turn to the ‘Geeta’  story
 The story of mute and deaf Indian girl Geeta has taken another turn, her stepmother claims Geeta is not only married but is the mother to a son as well. Her brother told Indian media that Geeta’s real name is Heera. Geeta’s stepmother Devi, speaking to journalists in Ludhiana... Read more
Transparency and efficiency saving billions insists PM Nawaz
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif claimed earlier yesterday that transparency and efficiency, being the hallmark of his government, were helping it to save billions of rupees. He said that in just three power projects the government had saved as much as Rs570 billion. Addressing the groundbreaking ceremony of the 1,230MW... Read more