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...
Many US celebrities endorse ‘Stop Hate Dump Trump’ campaign
Many prominent US actors, writers and thinkers joined a “Stop Hate Dump Trump” campaign to denounce the billionaire Republican presidential frontrunner, saying he is a threat to the United States. Actors Harry Belafonte, Kerry Washington and Jane Fonda, filmmaker Jonathan Demme and intellectual Noam Chomsky are among those lending... Read more
Gen. Sharif shares BKU attack intel with president Ghani, Gen. Campbell
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS),General Raheel Sharif, called both the  Afghanistan President Ghani as well as the Commander of ‘Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan and shared with them details of the investigations carried out so far in the terror attack perpetuated at the Bacha Khan varsity in Charsadda.... Read more
Major electricity breakdown: Fault at Gudu power plant
A major power breakdown has cut supply to many parts of the country’s north zone. Sources said that the breakdown was caused by a technical glitch in the Gudu Power Station. The fault has had a cascading effect, causing Tarbela, Mangla and Ghazi Barotha power stations to trip and... Read more
Ali Zafar, Sean Paul will kick-off PSL in Dubai
Pakistan Super League (PSL) is finally heating up to to becoming a heart warming event If local celebrities endorsing their favourite teams for the cricket league wasn’t exciting enough, the anticipation just went up a whole new level as rock star Ali Zafar prepares to set the stage ablaze... Read more
SHC sets March 15 for the hearing of the Waseem Akhtar defamation case
The Sindh High Court (SHC) has set March 15 for hearing the Rs. 200 million defamation suit, filed by the paramilitary Sindh Rangers against MQM nominee for Karachi mayor Waseem Akhtar. Today, counsel of Waseem Aktar, Mahfooz Yar Khan Advocate submitted his power of attorney before the court. The... Read more
DHA scam: NAB nabs 2 retired army officers and a civilian
The National Accountability Bureau, Rawalpindi has apprehended two retired military officers and a civilian as the key accused in connection with the DHA Islamabad farmhouse project scam amounting to Rs500 million, said a press release issued by the accountability watchdog on Thursday. Brig (retd) Javed Iqbal, who is the ex-administrator... Read more
Dr. Imran murder case: Khalid Shamim willing to become approver
The key suspect in the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Dr Imran Farooq murder, Khalid Shamim has expressed his wilingness to become an approver in the high-profile case. The FIA has arrested three suspects — Khalid Shamim, Mohsin Ali Syed and Moazzam Ali — for their alleged role in... Read more
2nd phase of the Metro Bus route to become operational in Multan
The Chief Minister of Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif is planning to announce the start of the second phase of the Metro Bus project in Multan district soon, MPA Shaukat Hayat Khan Bosan said on Wednesday. He was addressing an open court at the Bosan Town Hall. He said this... Read more
Supreme Court upholds ET verdict: orders re-election in NA-153 Multan
The Supreme Court has upheld the Election Tribunal (ET) verdict and subsequently ordered re-election in National Assembly constituency NA-153 Multan. Three-judge bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan, dismissed Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N)’s Devan Ashiq Bukhari plea against the decision of Election Tribunal. Devan Ashiq... Read more
Property portal: Zameen.com raises a staggering  $20m
 Zameen.com, Pakistan’s most popular  real estate portal, has announced that it has closed its ‘Series C’ funding round with a $20-million inflow from one of its current investors, a fund which focuses on frontier and emerging markets with over $1 billion in assets under management. The Series C funding... Read more
“Pakistan borrowed $1.42b in 3 months”:  Claims Ishaq Dar
Pakistan borrowed an absolutely staggering $1.42 billion from foreign countries and financial institutions during the past three months. During the question hour in the Senate on Wednesday, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar provided a written response to Senator Sherry Rehman who had asked about the debt raised in the international... Read more
Yet another murder convict executed in Sahiwal
A murder convict was hanged to death in Central Jail of Sahiwal earlier today According to jail officials, death row convict Akram had killed a man identified as Tufail in 1999. The convict was executed after the family of the victim refused to forgive him and his mercy plea... Read more
New year plays host to fresh round of violence
Just when everybody thought Pakistan had overcome the demon of terrorism, terror is raising, its ugly head all over again. In 20 days, there have been 60 deaths in terrorist attacks across the country. Wednesday’s attack on Bacha Khan University’s Charsadda Campus has raised the two-day death toll to... Read more
BB murder case: Siegel insists he helped Pakistan aquire US aid, F-16
US journalist and lobbyist Mark Siegel earlier today, told an Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) that his firm had been instrumental in helping Pakistan becoming the third largest recipient of US aid as well as F-16 aircraft. Siegel said this through video link during his cross examination by lawyers of former... Read more