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...
JF-17 Thunder has been formally inducted in Multi Role Squadron
The JF-17 Thunder has been formally inducted into the prestigious No 2 Multi Role Squadron of Pakistan Air Force at a ceremony held at PAF Base, Masroor. A PAF statement  said earlier today that Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif was the chief guest at the ceremony, where Air Chief Marshal... Read more
Handicapped woman sexually assaulted in PIMS hospital
A 22-year old handicapped was woman sexually assaulted at PIMS hospital in Islamabad. According to initial information, a resident of Swabi district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, was admitted in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) hospital Islamabad when the event unfolded. According to her parents,... Read more
MQM leader, APMSO workers join Ex Nazim’s Pak Sarzameen party
Yet another two more senior leaders from the Muttahida Qaumi Movement ( MQM) and its student wing APMSO earlier today joined Pak Sarzameen Party, accusing Altaf Hussain of turning the youths into RAW agents. Muhammad Raza, a senior member of the MQM, and Waheeduzaman, former head of the All Pakistan Muttahida Student Organization... Read more
Karachi zoo:3 deer die while fighting each other
At least three deer died in Karachi’s zoo earlier today, as par the Zoo Administration. According to the administration, the deaths occurred due to animals fight with each other, adding that fighting of the deer is a routine matter. However, as deer is a sensitive animal, they died of... Read more
Joint session of both houses of Parliament formally adopts PIA conversion bill
The joint sitting of the parliament earlier today adopted Pakistan International Airline’s (PIA) (conversion) bill 2016. The bill has been adopted to turn the national carrier into a  public limited company. The house passed the bill without any objection from the opposition as, the sources said, the government and... Read more
Drama Mor Mahal :Sneak peeks
TV in Pakistan is about to catch a glimpse  of Mughal-era type splendour, as Sarmad Khoosat’s epic fantasy drama Mor Mahal is all set to be  launched on April 24 on Geo TV. Starring Meesha Shafi as Farrukh Zaad and Uzair Jaswal as Nawab Asif Jahan, Mor Mahal is a story... Read more
Sargodha: 3 women suicide bombers held
The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) earlier today claimed to have arrested three women suicide bombers from Khushab Road in Sargodha city. On tip-off, the CTD team raided a hideout and a firing took place. After a brief exchange of fire, three women suicide bombers were arrested while their two... Read more
“Missile plan not negotiable”  Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif
Iran’s foreign minister said earlier today that the country’s missile programme was not up for negotiation with the United States. The missile programme and “defence capabilities of the Islamic Republic of Iran are not negotiable,” said Moham­mad Javad Zarif after a meeting with his Estonian counterpart, Marina Kaljurand. He said... Read more
‘Kill Ahmadis’ leaflets found  scattered in a London mosque
Leaflets calling for the mass murder of members of the Ahmadiya community have been found in a London mosque, according to BBC News. The flyers, which say Ahmadis should face death if they refuse to convert to Islam, were displayed in Stockwell Green mosque in London. The leaflets are believed... Read more
Suicide bombers explode in Russia’s Stavropol region
At least three suicide bombers blew up in a village in Russia’s Stavropol region, close to the North Caucasus, Interfax news agency quoted a police source as saying earlier today. The suicide bombers were killed by the blasts and no one else was hurt, according to RIA news agency. In February, at least seven... Read more
Anguished soul-searching within PTI, JI after crushing MQM victory
Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf is mulling a new strategy focusing on enhancing grass-roots contacts as a way to regain its lost ground to its bitter rival MQM (Muttahida Qaumi Movement) in the April 7 by-polls. This purported ‘new strategy’ is being deliberated upon after the PTI faced ‘betrayal’ by its candidate, who withdrew in... Read more
Mishandled hand grenade explodes in Karachi’s ATC: 2 injured
A court clerk and a police personnel sustained injuries after a case property hand grenade bomb went off in an anti-terrorism court in the port city of Karachi. According to sources, the court was hearing a case pertaining to possession of explosives. The court had summoned the case property. The investigation... Read more
KPK: Govt school teacher beats pre-teen girl student with cricket bat
A man who physically assaulted a pre-teen girl student of class five with a cricket bat and fractured her hand, is still roaming free. A government schoolteacher in Khyber Agency, Karamat reportedly hit his student, Kasish Masih, and her cousin Salman Masih for skipping class. He broke the 11-year-old girl’s... Read more
PTI chairman Imran Khan dares PM Nawaz to show courage, make assets public
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has dared Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif to show courage and make his taxes and assets public after the Panama leaks allegations. In a latest tweet, Imran Khan said, “British PM David Cameron has made public the record of his tax declaration. Will... Read more