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...
Bilawal hits back at Imran in Badin rally
Badin: Continuing the war of words against the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf in the run-up to the local government elections on November 19, PPP scion Bilawal Bhutto Zardari attracted a considerable crowd at a Badin rally today. Addressing the PTI chairman, who had earlier criticised the young leader for being ‘immature’,... Read more
Supreme Court suspends SHC order to seal, demolish Moon Gardens
Islamabad: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday suspended the Sindh High Court order to seal and demolish the Moon Gardens residential complex in Karachi. Supreme Court instructed the builder of the complex to deposit security of 50 million rupees in cash as well as a Rs 50 million... Read more
France has a lot to learn from Pakistan’s resilience, ambassador tells PM
Islamabad: In a visit to the French Embassy here Tuesday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif extended condolences for the lives lost during the Nov 13 terrorist attacks which hit Paris, said a statement issued by the Prime Minister House. Speaking to the prime minister, French Ambassador to Pakistan Martine Dorance... Read more
Nadia Khan accuses Meera of assaulting morning show producer
Controversy queen Meera is back in the news for her latest scandal that brewed on the set of a popular morning show on Monday. The actress was to appear as a guest on the Nadia Khan Show which airs on Geo TV, but she threw a tantrum and cancelled at... Read more
Pakistani designer earns $20,000 each month freelancing online
There’s a large population of freelancers in Asia, with countries like India, the Philippines, Pakistan, and Bangladesh constituting the majority of this community. Some are swayed by the lifestyle choice freelancing offers – there’s no need to follow corporate rules and regulations whilst abiding by a structured 9-to-5 job.... Read more
Zoe Viccaji’s new single Janay Do tries to #BringDiscoBack
Earlier the singer had said she was enjoying “getting outside my comfort zone” — does Janay Do reflect that? After a mini-hiatus of almost six months, Zoe Viccaji is very much back in the game with not only a new single ‘Janay Do’ but also a fresh album. Earlier... Read more
PM Nawaz Sharif arrives in Uzbekistan on two-day visit
Islamabad: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif arrived in Tashkent on Tuesday for a two-day official visit to the Central Asian nation. The visit is part of regular high-level exchanges between the two brotherly countries. The prime minister was accompanied by a high-level delegation including Special Assistant to the Prime... Read more
US footballer speaks out at fan who yelled ‘Muslims suck!’
In a shocking incident, a football fan in the US who attended the National Football League (NFL) game on Sunday yelled out ‘Muslims suck!’ during a moment of silence for the victims of the deadly Paris attacks. Ahead of Sunday’s Lions–Packers game at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin,... Read more
Salon owner under arrest for banning Muslim clients after Paris attacks
UK police have formally arrested the owner of a hairdressing salon after she posted on her Facebook page that ‘Muslims were no longer welcome at her business.’ The announcement came after the Paris terrorist attacks, when the 43-year-old woman, locally known as April Major, decided she would ban Muslim... Read more
Newly-constructed Murree Road already falling apart
Rawalpindi: Just six months after the Metro Bus Project was inaugurated, the newly-constructed Murree Road has started developing cracks and even potholes, exposing the substandard material used in its construction. Despite spending billions on the re-carpeting of Murree Road and on the construction of an elevated road, the condition... Read more
Murderers of two PMs remain untraced: SC
Islamabad: The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday observed that even though two of the country’s prime ministers were killed, no outcome of the investigations had come to the surface so far. How then, it asked, could the outcome of the investigation into the anti-judiciary banners case surface? The court... Read more
4 killed, 100 injured as Rawalpindi-bound Jaffer Express derails in Balochistan
Quetta : At least four people were killed and 100 others injured on Tuesday when a Rawalpindi-bound train derailed near Aab-e-Gum area, Mach district of Balochistan. “The Rawalpindi-bound Jaffer Express derailed from its tracks after it left Quetta, killing four people and injuring 100 others,” a Levies source said. The... Read more
700 pilgrims return with regret, without visiting Karbala
Karachi: When a pilgrim embarks on his journey, the ultimate goal is the destination. Not being able to complete the journey is a devastating experience — one that is even more disheartening when the person you trusted with the arrangements turns out to be a cheat. “I did everything right... Read more
Mosque in Canada ‘deliberately’ set on fire
Police in Canada searched for suspects after a mosque was set ablaze in Ontario’s Peterborough area Saturday. Although police declared it a hate crime, detectives said it was unclear whether the attack was in connection with the deadly Paris terror attacks that left 129 dead and were claimed by... Read more