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...
“Tactical nukes to counter India’s cold start doctrine”:  Aizaz Ahmed
“Pakistan has every right to develop tactical nuclear weapons to defend itself in view of the hostile attitude of its nuclear-armed neighbour”, insisted Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry. In an interview with PTV on Tuesday, he said the country’s nuclear programme was not meant for war but for the... Read more
Karachi: Rangers nab 10 suspects
Sindh Rangers apprehended 10 suspects during door-to-door search operation in different areas of Karachi. Sources said, the paramilitary force launched action in Qasba colony and Muslim town and arrested 10 suspects. Also read:Rangers apprehend target killers involved in 19 murders   Read more
Humanoid Robot: “Pepper”makes European debut in French store
A humanoid robot called “Pepper” designed as an upbeat companion made its European debut earlier yesterday is helping shoppers with wine, and more, in a major shop in France. The test run involves seven robots stationed in different parts of a Claye-Souilly region Carrefour store, where they are programmed... Read more
WWE Smackdown superstar Bautista joins pantheon of Bond villains
Former WWE superstar wrestler and rising Hollywood star Dave Bautista is joining one of cinema’s most exclusive families in his new role as a James Bond villain. As Mr Hinx in “Spectre,” the latest adventure of the imputable 007 due out in Britain next week and most everywhere else... Read more
DSP Irshad’s son surrenders after obtaining anticipatory bail
DSP Naved Irshad’s teenage son Talha who had earlier  crushed a man in Lahore under his vehicle has surrendered to the police. Talha fled the accident scene  and later on surrendered himself over to the cops after securing anticipatory bail. The Lahore police let the accused flee after impounding the... Read more
Euro rises higher as ECB reports improved bank lending
The euro edged higher against the dollar earlier yesterday after the European Central Bank reported eurozone banks were improving lending conditions for businesses, thanks to its stimulus program. The ECB said the additional liquidity made available to banks through its quantitative easing (QE) program, launched in March, was being... Read more