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...
“Women not required to cover faces, hands and feet under Sharia”: CII
Yje Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) said women are not required to cover their faces, hands or feet under Islamic Sharia law, a rare judgement from the conservative council of clerics seen as “encouraging” by women’s rights activists earlier today. The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII), which was formed... Read more
Shiv Sena on the rampage: This time Mahira, Fawad in crosshairs
After attacking BCCI headquarters to effectively torpedo the Pakistan-India cricket series, the extremist group is now targeting Pakistani superstars Mahira Khan and Fawad Khan. According to a report published in Emirates 24/7, the Hindu extremist organisation has vowed not to let the Fawad and Mahira promote their films in Maharashtra... Read more
The Ratings game: PM enjoys 75% popularity, Imran 49%
Only 30 percent people in Pakistan believe that there was a massive rigging in the 2013 general elections and 75 percent believe in the leadership of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif equal to the armed forces that is 75 percent as well. These findings were revealed in a survey conducted... Read more
2 public prosecutors of Safoora mass murder case resign
The 2 special public prosecutors in the Safoora tragedy case tendered their resignation earlier today. In August, the Sindh government had appointed advocate Muhammad Khan Buriro and advocate Mubashir Hussain Mirza as special public prosecutors in the case. The special public prosecutors said they were not provided compensation, security... Read more
KP being run by western NGOs, insists JUI’s Fazl
Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman earlier yesterday alleged that, “the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government was being run by western non-government organisations and the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf was working to change the Pakhtun culture.” He was addressing a party gathering at Jamia Uloom-i-Rahmania, a seminary owned by Maulana Gul Naseeb... Read more
Shiv Sena threat: Akhtar and Akram to head back home
In the wake of Shiv Sena’s attack on BCCI headquarters, Pakistan’s former pacers Shoaib Akhtar and Wasim Akram have been sent back to Pakistan before the fifth ODI between India and South Africa owing to a looming security threat. Akram’s agent Arsalan Haider confirmed to that the pair would... Read more
“Pakistan may boycott 2016 World Twenty20 in India”: Zaheer Abbas
The International Cricket Council (ICC) president Zaheer Abbas warned earlier today that Pakistani players might boycott India’s tour for the World Twenty20 to be held next year, in the wake of recent anti-Pakistan incidents. “Pakistan and India cricket authorities must work it out, otherwise I fear the Pakistan players... Read more