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...
Georgia authorities were tryin to figure out, on Friday how a group of inmates in a suburban Atlanta jail were able to make a rap music video using jailhouse equipment and then also get it posted on social media, sheriff’s officials said. The 2-minute-27-second video called “Thuggin’ Live from... Read more
Edhi Morgue: Giving the nameless a name
In a curious way, the stoic handling of the dead suggests life, too: the staff at Edhi morgue near Sohrab Goth are employees of the country’s largest charity and work round the clock, unruffled by any situation this beleaguered city might throw up at any moment. For years, the morgue... Read more
Dengue claims a child’s life in Peshawar: Number of patients rises in Punjab
A 12-year-old child died at a hospital in Peshawar earlier today after battling  dengue. The child’s father, Ajmal Khan, claimed that the life of his child could have been saved had the hospital staff provided treatment on time. According to Khan, the child was left battling the disease for... Read more
Theatre: Anwar Maqsood’s ‘Siachen’ moves audiences
Anwar Maqsood and Dawar Mehmood’s theatre drama Siachen opened at the Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA) on Saturday. The play is based on the premise that tensions between India and Pakistan have dwindled and that warm relations is a probable outcome. The play is an amalgamation of situations... Read more
Melbourne: Shirtless man brutally punches Muslim woman
A Muslim woman was viciously attacked near the State Library in Melbourne on Thursday by an unknown assailant  who subsequently ran away. A witness described the attack as a ‘brutal punch’ and said a shirtless man walked past the 21-year-old woman before “he turned around and punched her on... Read more
CPEC: Pakistan, China agree on quad-layer security
Pakistan and China have agreed on a four-layer security plan for the over 3,000km-long trade route that will connect the Gwadar port to China’s north-western Xinjiang province. “We are going for a four-layer plan for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), integrated with a new security policy,” said a senior... Read more
Privatisation of Pak Steel, PIA latest by 2018
“For attaining higher growth rate and boosting economy, the government will have to go for mass-scale privatisation despite opposition,” insisted the Federal Minister and Chairman, Privatisation Commission, Mohammad Zubair, earlier yesterday. Speaking to members of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), the minister disclosed that... Read more
Space rock with ‘skull face’ flies by Earth on Halloween eve
A massive space rock flew close by Earth on Halloween (Oct 31) looking like a dead comet with a skull face, Nasa said after gaining a closer look at the spooky space junk. Astronomers initially thought the object was an asteroid when they spotted it in early October, and... Read more
Somalian hotel attack: At least 10 dead
At least 10 people have been conformed killed in a suicide attack on a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu. Gunmen used a vehicle packed with explosives to blast their way into the Sahafi hotel compound before storming the building, police said. African Union troops and government forces say... Read more
Balochistan: Blast near railway track kills 4 in Mastung
At least four people were killed and 12 others injured when a massive bomb exploded near a railway track in Dasht area of Balochistan’s Mastung district. The explosion partially damaged the railway track and a bogey of the Jaffar Express train, which was travelling from Quetta to Rawalpindi and... Read more
PPP clean sweeps in 8 Sindh districts
The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), the ruling party in Sindh, made a clean sweep in the first phase of the local government elections held in eight districts of Sindh –Sukkur, Khairpur, Ghotki, Shikarpur, Jacobabad, Kashmore-Kandhkot, Larkana and Qambar-Shahdadkot earlier yesterday. In all 10,087 candidates were in the run for... Read more
Target killer killed in Karachi Sidekick arrested
A target killer was killed and his accomplice apprehended during an armed encounter with police personnel in Karachi area of Gulistan-e-Jauhar early morning today. According to police, the killed outlaw has been identified as Faraz and his sidekick as Ali. The police said the targeted operation was undertaken in... Read more
11 dead in Khairpur LB election violence
At least 11 people were killed and many others were wounded in a deadly attack at a polling station in Ranipur town of Sindh province earlier today. According to sources, armed persons belonging to the ruling PPP and Pakistan Muslim League-Function (PML-F) exchanged fire at Wario Wahan Polio Station... Read more
Petrol prices increased

Petrol prices increased

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The Minister for Finance Senator Ishaq Dar earlier today broke the news  regarding increase of prices for consumers of petroleum products in Pakistan “The petrol will go dearer by Rs2.50 per litre, whereas high speed diesel by Rs1.75/litre. That’s it. We have decided to freeez the prices of other... Read more