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...
Famous actress, PML-N Kanwal Nauman passes away
Television actress and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) MPA Kanwal Nauman earlier today, suffered a massive brain hemorrhage at her residence in Gulberg, Lahore. Kanwal was shifted to hospital after she suffered Brain Hemorrhage where she supposedly passed away. Media reports said quoting family sources. According to family sources, following she... Read more
Pakistan to blame for ‘bad blood’ with Afghanistan insists PTI’s Imran Khan
In an exclusive interview given to USA’s Voice of America (VOA), Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan has emphasised the need for both Pakistan and Afghanistan to remove tensions in bilateral ties and build mutual trust to assist the reconciliation process. “I am very sad that the relationship is not good... Read more
4 arrested for trying to sell elderly woman
At least 4 men have been arrested for attempting to sell a woman in the Rashakai area of Risalpur, Nowshera district. The Rs150,000 ‘sale’ would even have been successful had the buyer, a man in his mid-sixties, not refused the deal over the fact the woman appeared older than him,... Read more
Kabul: Suicide car bomb strikes near police base: Many killed
A suicide car bomb exploded at a police base in central Kabul earlier today, leaving several bodies strewn around the area, officials and an AFP photographer at the scene reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, which comes amid the Taliban’s unprecedented winter offensive despite a renewed... Read more
Faisalabad: MNA Akram Ansari‘s house broken into and robbed
The house of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz MNA Akram Ansari was subjected to a robbery in the Ghulam Muhammadabad area of Faisalabad. According to police, unidentified burglars struck at Ansari’s house and held family members hostage at gunpoint and made away with Rs4 million in cash and gold ornaments. Police... Read more
Top civil-military leaders discuss affairs regarding national security
The key civil and military leaders, under the chair of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif discussed national security at a high-level meeting in Islamabad earlier today. Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif, National Security Adviser Nasir Janjua, Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, and the PM’s Advisor on... Read more
Bhakkar road accident: 3 including baby girl dead
At least three passengers including a minor girl were killed and nine others critically injured in a road accident near Bhakkar. According to the police, the accident took place near Behl when a passenger coach collided with a truck coming from opposite side. As a result, two passengers including... Read more
Dubai airport: World’s busiest for intl passengers
The Dubai International Airport remained the world’s busiest airport for international passengers in 2015 as its traffic grew 10.7 per cent, boosted by the addition of new airlines and routes, the airport’s operator stated earlier today. Annual traffic rose to 78 million passengers from 70.5m in 2014. In the... Read more
Saudi princling arrives in Balochistan to hunt endengered houbara bustard
A Saudi princling, who also happens to be the Governor of Tabuk Province, has arrived in Dalbandin area of Balochistan’s Chaghi district for hunting the highly endangered houbara bustard. Prince Fahad bin Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud arrived on Saturday in his special flight at the Dalbandin Airport,... Read more
Muzzaffargarh: Middle-aged woman gang-raped on panchayat orders
 A middle-aged woman was gang-raped late last week by at least five men in Muzaffargarh in collaboration with members of a panchayat or village council. The sickening incident bears a close resemblance to Mukhtaran Mai’s gang-rape at a panchayat’s orders in the same district in 2002. Police say they... Read more
Soccer superstar Messi wants to meet Afghan boy in plastic jersey
Soccer’s all time great and Barcelona club’s superstar Lionel Messi is hoping to meet an Afghan boy who shot to fame after pictures of him dressed in a striped plastic bag jersey went viral, Kabul’s football federation said earlier today. Five-year-old Murtaza Ahmadi idolises the Argentine soccer star but a jersey... Read more
PTI loses again as ECP rejects plea to declare NA-122 elections void
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has dismissed the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Aleem Khan’s plea to declare elections in NA-122 Lahore null and void. However, the commission accepted the petition to give Aleem Khan access to the record of the votes. Aleem Khan was given access to the... Read more
Boko Haram terrorists burns kids alive in Nigeria, 86 dead
A survivor hidden in a tree said that, “he watched Boko Haram extremists firebomb huts and heard the screams of children burning to death, among 86 people officials say died in the latest attack by Nigeria’s homegrown Islamic extremists. Scores of charred corpses and bodies with bullet wounds littered... Read more
BKU attack aftermath: TTP infighting gathers steam
The Pakistani Taliban (TTP) faces another potential split as a top commander who claimed responsibility for the Bacha Khan University assault is upset with the central leadership for disowning the attack and promising action against the perpetrators. A joint council of the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), the Jamaat-ul-Ahrar and... Read more