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...
Both CNIC & passport of proclaimed offenders to be blocked: Nisar
Federal Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan earlier today directed the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Police to prepare a new computerised database of all proclaimed offenders (P.Os)  in coordination with the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA). The minister also ordered immediate crackdown against proclaimed offenders and blockage... Read more
PCB: Nawaz Sharif cold shoulders both Najam Sethi & Shaharyar Khan
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has turned down a request by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Executive Committee Chairman Najam Sethi for a meeting. According to a popular local news channel “Samaa Tv”,  Najam Sethi had been trying to meet Prime Minister Sharif for four days and was in contact with... Read more
Kamal lambasts Altaf Hussain after convoy attack in Mirpurkhas
Chief of the Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP), Mustafa Kamal, lambasted Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain, right after Kamal’s convoy was attacked in Mirpurkhas. While address a press conference, addressing supporters of MQM, Kamal said “You should not take Altaf Hussain’s words seriously, don’t give him more importance than... Read more
Wasim heaps scorn at PCB for leaking Waqar’s report ‘within hours’
Former captain Wasim Akram threw his support squarely behind one-time pace partner Waqar Younis over the huge controversy surrounding a leaked report presented to the national board by the incumbent Pakistan head coach. Waqar fired a stinging volley at the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) after details of his ‘confidential’ report... Read more
PTI election commissioner resignation ‘disappointing’ says Imran Khan
“After learning from past experience, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has decided to hold direct intra-party elections”, said Imran Khan earlier today. Addressing a press conference, he said Justice (retd) Wajihuddin declared previous intra-party election null and void and his decision was accepted by the party. He said new election commissioner... Read more
New York: American male calls Muslim girl ‘terrorist’, slashes face
A Muslim woman walking down a Manhattan street in downtown New York was slashed in the face during yesterday’s rush hour by a man who called her a “terrorist,” according to police sources. The 20-year-old who is a student at the private postsecondary school Make-up Designory, was taken to... Read more
Op against terrorists is for survival of Pakistan insists Punjab Law Minister Sanaullah
Punjab law minister Rana Sanaullah has said that the,” operation against the terrorists is for the sake of survival of Pakistan, therefore, search operation is underway in specific areas of Punjab.” Talking to media men in Lahore earlier today, the minister vowed to weed out terrorism from the country as... Read more
Indian PM Modi’s Saudi visit part of push to isolate Pakistan
“Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Saudi Arabia  last weekend is part of a broad based diplomatic offensive to put pressure on arch rival Pakistan by forging ties with some of Islamabad’s closest allies,” Indian ruling party and government officials said. Modi is expected to sign trade agreements, including contracts to... Read more
Saad Ehsan did not like his job much…So he automated it
Saad Ehsan an energetic young graduate was offered a position at Nishat, one of Pakistan’s largest textile conglomerates, he accepted it with alacrity. But the nine to five reality of the workplace soon set in. Saad, an idealistic and energetic graduate, thought he’d be given challenging, mentally-stimulating tasks. However, most of his... Read more
Popular news channel Geo TV goes off air after moving to Paksat
One of the biggest television channels of Pakistan, Geo TV went off air all across the nation after moving to Paksat’s newly commissioned satellite service. According to the channel’s website, the channel with the help of the Paksat Technical Network Center shifted all its channels to Paksat on March 31 and despite informing... Read more
Pakistan’s enemy is Britain’s enemy, insists  British PM Cameron
The British Prime Minister David Cameron while expressing grief & sorrow over the dastardly terror attack in Lahore, said that, “Pakistan’s enemy is also Britain’s enemy.” Cameron said this in a meeting with Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Tariq Fatemi on the sidelines of Nuclear Security Summit here.... Read more
2 seminary teachers murdered in Mansehra over “honour”
 At least two seminary teachers were gunned down in a suspected case of honour killing in a village in Oghi, Mansehra earlier today. An Oghi police officer said the deceased have been identified as Qari Nisar Ahmad and Gulfeem Bibi. They were allegedly murdered by Shakirullah, Gulfeem Bibi’s brother. “Shakirullah... Read more
Ex-Afghan lawmaker accused of rape of woman in Peshawar
The main accused involved in the sexual assault and rape of a dancing girl turned out to be a former MP of the Afghan parliament. Police officers investigating the dancer rape case recovered documents from the suspect’s residence in Hayatabad Phase II, indicating that the man was former member of... Read more
UN: China blocks India’s move to ban JeM chief Masood Azhar once again
China has blocked India’s move in the United Nations to ban Jaish-e-Muhammad chief Masood Azhar, the alleged mastermind of the Pathankot terror attack..Yet again. Sources told the popular Indian daily the ‘Times of India’ that earlier yesterday, China requested the UN Committee, which is considering a ban on the chief of... Read more