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...
Bizarre exorcism: Gujranwala pir burns elderly man alive on red hot coals
A 60-year old man was killed when a fake ‘pir’  tried to exorcise him of what he called a ‘Jinn’ in Gujranwala. Pir Baba Sain Sarkar tied 60-year-old Abdul Sattar, a resident of Gujranwala, to a charpoy and burnt him alive on red hot coals in an attempt to remove the... Read more
Hit movie ‘Rockstar’ writer Mauzam Baig is writing  the script of a new Pakistani film
Director Murtaza Chaudhry has signed on to direct a romance drama named Dil Sey Kehnay Do. This project is bringing together an international team of professionals, from writer Mauzam Baig of Rockstar fame to a cast of Pakistani, Turkish and Middle Eastern actors. “We have highlighted the cultural values of... Read more
Gilgit: cop killed, alleged rapist injured during interrogation
 A policeman lost his life  and an alleged rapist was injured when a bullet hit them during interrogation at a check post in Sonikote, Gilgit  early Thursday night. According to the police, Wasim Masih and Younus Masih had kept a teenage boy, 15-year-old S* locked up in a house where they... Read more
Ex interior minister Rehman exhorts UN chief to thrash out strategy against ISIL
The former interior minister Rehman Malik has written an open letter to United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki Moon to ‘thrash’ out a strategy against  the sadistic terror outfit Daesh (ISIL). In the letter, he also expressed sorrow over the loss of precious lives in recent terrorism attacks in... Read more
Glasgow: British-Pakistani murdered by fellow Muslim for posting Easter message
A British-Pakistani shopkeeper in Glasgow succumbed to his wounds after being viciously stabbed by a fellow Muslim earlier this week for posting social media messages wishing his customers a happy Easter. Asad Shah, 40, was stabbed at least 30 times by a Muslim male wearing a long religious robe, according... Read more
Police recover kidnapped family in Karachi: 3 kidnappers killed
 Three suspected kidnappers were killed earlier yesterday in Karachi while trying to recover a businessman abducted along with his family from a posh locality of the metropolis around three days ago. The owner of Pakland Cement, identified as Farhan, along with his wife and two-year-old daughter, was allegedly kidnapped from Defence... Read more
ISIL suicide bombers slaughters 30 at football match
A suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd earlier yesterday after a local football match in a village south of Baghdad in Iraq, mercilessly mowing down at least 30 people, police and medics said. “They were just handing the trophy to the winners when the suicide attacker blew himself up... Read more
Indian occupied Kashmir all set to get its 1st woman CM
Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir state is going to end up with its first woman chief minister after the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) elected Mehbooba Mufti its head in the assembly and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) also agreed earlier yesterday to support her leadership. Clearing the decks for Ms... Read more
Indian authorities accepts spy as former navy officer….Yet deny having links
The Indian Foreign Office earlier yesterday, while candidly admitting the alleged RAW agent arrested by Pakistani security forces to be its citizen, went on to claim that “the suspect had already taken early retirement from the Indian Navy.” A statement issued by New Delhi denied having any links with the arrested... Read more
Gen. Raheel, Iranian President Rouhani discuss region’s security
Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif earlier today called on Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani, Inter Services Public Relations said. According to twitter message by DG ISPR Lt-Gen. Asim Bajwa, General Raheel and Iranian President discussed matters of regional security, Pak-Iran relations, border security and connectivity. The Army Chief... Read more
India detains 35 Pakistani nationals citing incomplete documentation
Indian authorities have detained an estimated 35 Pakistani nationals for having incomplete documentation while traveling in the Ramdevra District of Rajasthan, Indian media reported. Indian media quoted police as saying that Pakistani citizens were detained because they did not have a visa for Rajasthan, adding that they had visa only for... Read more
Last 18 Pakistanis still detained in Russia return home
The Pakistani traders, detained in Russia, finally landed in Islamabad through a private airline early morning today. Upon their arrival, they recalled their ordeal, saying that they were deported without reasons by the Russian authorities. Earlier, more than 120 Pakistani traders, deported from Moscow, returned home, arriving in Karachi and... Read more
Tennis: Roger Federer suffers yet another setback after Mialmi withdrawal
Roger Federer withdrew from the ATP and WTA Miami Open Tennis tournaments earlier yesterday due to a stomach ailment barely hours before his scheduled return from a two-month layoff following left knee surgery. The 34-year-old Swiss star, winner of a men’s record 17 Grand Slam singles titles but none since Wimbledon in 2012, was replaced... Read more
PIA aeroplane narrowly escapes disaster at Karachi airport
A Pakistan Airlines (PIA) air plane carrying over 200 passengers escaped a disaster when the aircraft jarred against a tunnel after its landing at Karachi airport. According to CAA officials, Flight PK782 flew into Karachi from Toronto (in the country above USA) via Islamabad, at the Karachi airport, after the accident, the doors of the... Read more