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...
Birds and alligators in symbiotic relationship in Florida Swamps
 In the swampy Everglades in the state of Florida in the US, egrets and herons build nests that hang precariously close to alligators swimming beneath, who are ever ready to swallow any weak chicks that fall into the murky waters. This game of survival — while dangerous for the birds... Read more
World T20 Tournament: Zimbabwe & Afghanistan score wins
Zimbabwe and Afghanistan kept their hopes alive of advancing past the World Twenty20 group stages earlier yesterday with both scoring victories against their respective in Nagpur on the third day of the tournament. Left-arm spinner Wellington Masakadza picked up four for 28 to help Zimbabwe to an 11-run win over Group... Read more
US: Shootout at Wilkinsburg leaves 4 dead
A shootout involving multiple assailants  occurred at a party in the town of Wilkinsburg in the US state of Pennsylvania. The shooting incident left at least five people dead, while two suspects are on the loose, and are considered armed and extremely dangerous, local media reported earlier yesterday. Local broadcaster WPXI,... Read more
Nigeria: Building collapse in Lagos leads to at least 34 deaths
At least thirty-four people died in the collapse of a five-storey building under construction in an upmarket area of Nigeria’s biggest city, Lagos, a rescue official stated earlier on wednesday.“Operations concluded at 7:20 pm (1820 GMT) with 34 dead and 13 rescued alive after reaching ground zero,” Ibrahim Farinloye,... Read more
In this ‘clash of the titans’ trailer,  two of the world’s most famous superheroes Batman and Superman go head to head against each other.  Making this movie arguably one of the most eagerly films since the dawn of cinema. Cant wait to see it hit the big screen! Read more
Karachi, Lahore may have to face rainfall
Chances of rainfall today morning in Karachi were confirmed by the focal person of Karachi’s meteorological office, Abdul Rashid. He said that dusty winds might also blow with normal rains. However, he ruled out the possibility of heavy rainfall, like the kind that happened in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).... Read more
July-Feb: Remittances amount to $12.7 billion
Karachi: Overseas Pakistanis sent remittances amounting to $12.7 billion in July-February, which translates into a year-on-year (YoY) increase of 6%, according to data released by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Thursday. Remittances amounted to almost $12 billion in the same eight months of the preceding fiscal year. Meanwhile,... Read more
65% of Karachi without power after extra high tension line trips admits KE
A power breakdown hit more than half the city of Karachi early morning today after light showers were reported in different parts of the metropolis. The fault occurred at 7.05 am due to tripping in an extra high tension transmission line, K-Electric (KE) sources admitted that about 65 percent of the city was... Read more
Pakistan will continue to play ‘sincere role’: FO
Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday said it will continue to play a ‘sincere role’ in facilitating Afghan peace talks after the Taliban refused to enter into the negotiations planned for the first week of March. Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria told reporters at his weekly news briefing that Pakistan had taken... Read more
Bilateral ties: Algeria interested in enhancing trade with Pakistan
 The People’s Republic of Algeria is very interested in enhancing trade relations with Pakistan as there is potential to promote bilateral trade in different areas, said Ambassador of People’s Republic of Algeria Lakhal Benkelai, while exchanging views with the business community at the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI). “The... Read more