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...
Indian RAW spy’s arrest: Pakistan briefs diplomats of Arab, ASEAN states
Continuing its efforts to expose Indian spy agency RAW’S involvement in Pakistan, the Foreign Office briefed on Friday the envoys of Arab countries and ASEAN member states on the arrest of officer, Kulbhushan Yadav, and his subsequent confession about Indian sponsored subversive activities and terrorist financing to destabilise the country.... Read more
Troubled super model Ayyan Ali moves SC against FIA, Interior ministry officials
Troubled Super model Ayyan Ali on Saturday filed an an application at the Supreme Court of Pakistan. The application seeks action against officials of the interior ministry and the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) for not removing her name from the Exit Control List despite court orders. The model filed the... Read more
DG Khan: Teenage girl commits suicide by jumping off hotel roof
A 16 year old girl supposedly committed suicide by jumping off the roof of a hotel after she had a fight with her father, it was reported earlier today. The deceased whose identity is yet to be known was staying at the hotel with her family that belongs to... Read more
Rajanpur operation: Army vows to accomplish mission against terror gangs
The Pakistan Army has taken over full charge of the operation in Kacha area of Rajanpur along the Indus river where the dreaded Chhoto gang is holed up, said military spokesman Lt. Gen Asim Bajwa on Saturday expressing resolve to accomplish the mission by employing ‘whatever resources’ required. In a... Read more
‘NAP to continue till elimination of last terrorist’ claims President Mamnoon
Kakul :  President Mamnoon Hussain Saturday said the National Action Plan would continue till the elimination of the last terrorist to ensure peace not only within the country but also in the region. Addressing the 134th Long Course Passing Out parade here at the Pakistan Military Academy, the president... Read more
University of Swat effectively bars all students from mixing with opposite gender
A notice issued by the Chief Proctor of the University of Swat earlier yesterday effectively barred the university’s male and female students from socialising with each other. According to the notice, students sitting or walking with those of the opposite gender inside the university, as well as outside the campus... Read more
Massive weapon consignment seized on Pak-Afghan border
Balochistan authorities claimed to have foiled a huge terror bid backed by both Afghan and Indian intelligence agencies by seizing a huge quantity of weapons and explosives after a shoot-out near Nushki on the Pak-Afghan border. On Friday, Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti said the Pakistani intelligence operatives and Frontier... Read more
Lahore: 50 foreign firms to showcase latest technology
“The highly anticipated  participation of at least 50 foreign companies in the upcoming China Agro Chemical (CAC) Summit in Lahore shows their interest in the agricultural potential of Pakistan”, said Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) President Sheikh Muhammad Arshad. The summit, scheduled to be held on May 9... Read more
MQM worker confesses Baldia factory was set on fire on Hammad Siddiqui’s orders
 Zubair alias Charya, a worker of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) who was arrested during a raid on Friday has confessed to setting the Baldia Town factory on fire, sources said. He told the investigators that the factory was set on fire at the behest of MQM’s then in-charge of... Read more
Rajanpur:Army led operation continues against Chhotu terror gang
Authorities in south Punjab lifted curfew for a two hour period on Saturday morning before army, police and paramilitary forces resumed their operation to rescue dozens of policemen held hostage by the dreaded Chhotu gang. Zahoor Hussain, District Coordination Officer (DCO), said the two-hour relief in curfew was announced to... Read more
Former Bollywood king Dilip Kumar being treated at Lilavati hospital in Mumbai
Well known veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar was admitted to a Mumbai hospital  on Saturday morning. According to Times of India “Dilip Kumarji was admitted to Lilavati hospital at 2am with respiratory problems. He’s not in ICU,” Dr Jalil Parkar of Lilavati hospital told to ANI. “Doctors are keeping... Read more
VC Swat University suspends Chief Proctor over controversial gender biased notification
The Vice Chancellor, Swat University Dr Jahan Bakht has suspended the Chief Proctor Hazrat Bilal for issuing a gender segregation notification. On Friday, Chief Proctor issued a notification, barring all male and female students of University of Swat from sitting or walking together within the campuses or outside the campuses. According... Read more
Japan earthquake kills 19, many more feared hopelessly trapped
Yet another even more powerful quake hit southern Japan earlier today,  leading to the untimely deaths of at least 19 people, toppling large buildings and triggering a massive landslide just over a day after an earlier tremor left nine dead. Scores of people were feared trapped after the overnight... Read more
UNSC strongly condemns North Korean missile test
The UNSC strongly condemned North Korea’s test-firing of a missile earlier on Friday, stating that, ‘the launch violated UN resolutions even if it was a failure.’ The council demanded that North Korea refrain from further actions in violation of resolutions barring Pyongyang from developing ballistic missile technology. In a unanimous... Read more