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...
Viola Beach: 5 members of British indie band die in Swedish car crash
Five Britons, all of them believed to be the members of  the popular indie band ‘Viola Beach’ and their manager, have died in a road crash in Sweden where they staged their first international gig, police said earlier today. “Five people, all British, died in a car accident Friday... Read more
Muzzling dissent: Protests in India over student leader’s  arrest
Students and teachers staged a fresh protest earlier today in India over a senior union leader’s arrest at a top Indian university for sedition, accusing the government of cracking down on dissent. Police on Friday arrested student union leader Kanhaiya Kumar at Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University over a campus... Read more
Its official: Alam Khattak appointed new KPK Governor
Lt-Gen (retd.) Muhammad Alam Khattak has been appointed as the new Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province by the federal goverment. According to sources, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has accord the approval for the appointment of Khattak as new governor. Khattak who is currently holding the post of Defence Secretary  will... Read more
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) diehard supporter, Adnan Afridi who hails from Peshawar has passed away earlier today. In a twitter message, PTI – KPK has paid a tribute to Adnan Afridi. Many, PTI leaders and supporters expressed their condolences on the sad demise of the diehard support. Condolences pour in     Read more
Girl student of Muslim Bagh girls college commits suicide
Saqiba, 18, a student of Muslim Bagh girls college committed suicide in Quetta after her college principal refused to forward her examination form. She had allegedly failed to submit it by due date. In a short video message Saqiba emphasised on importance of female education in Balochistan. She also expressed the difficulties... Read more
PM  Sharif formarly approves new policy guidelines for foreign postings
The Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif has granted his  approval to fresh  guidelines for foreign postings including those of Pakistani envoys, attaches, embassy staff and others purely on the basis of merit. According to sources, and under the new policy the candidates will be put through an examination consisting... Read more
Afghan Taliban use captured Humvees in devastating suicide attacks
Taliban terrorists  in captured US made  military Humvee vehicles launched devastating suicide attacks in the southern Afghan province of Helmand, killing several members of the security forces in the district center of Sangin, a senior official said. The incident came amid bitter fighting in Helmand, a traditional Taliban heartland... Read more
Key Al Qaeda facilitator, Dr Usman arrested from Karachi
Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) arrested a key facilitator “Al-Qaeda Barrai Sagir” from Saddar area of Karachi. According to sources, the accused is identified as Dr Usman, who is a dentist by profession and used to dispatch funds to terrorist organizations through different sources. He was also blamed for providing financial assistance... Read more
Extreme cold weather to hit Quetta
The Met Office has forecast a very cold and dry spell for the provincial capital of Balochistan, Quetta during the next 24 hours. On Saturday, the highest maximum temperature 11 centigrade and the lowest minimum -05 centigrade were recorded in the city. The dry and cold weather has been... Read more
BKU massacre: Aftermath of the terrorist outrage
By Sand: The Paranoid Lizard It has happened again. After the appalling massacre in APS Peshawar in December 2014, the whole nation stands mourning and grief once more, with the terrorist attack at Bacha Khan University in Charsada. Even those living far south from Peshawar and Charsada can hear... Read more