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...
Anatomy of a Desi wedding
By Joan of Arc Before you start reading my yet another ________ (fill only gracious adjective in the blank) write up, let me warn you this one is nothing about being “philosophical”  or thinking-out-of-the-box etc. It is very random. It is pretty typical. It is quite debauch. So if... Read more
Ex president Musharraf  denies being in possession of any  illegal assets
The All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) chief Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf has flatly denied the reports of any illegal offshore holdings during his tenure as army chief and president of Pakistan. The party’s secretary general Muhammad Amjad said in a statement on Saturday that the APML chief never had any... Read more
Director Nadeem Baig’s ‘Mein Punjab Nahi Jaungi’ on the cards
After the phenomenal success of his first feature film Jawani Phir Nahi Ani (JPNA), there has been much speculation about Nadeem Baig’s next project and what it will be like. But as a director who made a name for himself through romantic television drama serials, Baig always knew what his next... Read more
Sindh: Dr. Ishratul Ebad claims Fed and Sindh govt. taking steps for promotion of investment
Sindh Governor Dr. Ishratul Ebad Khan has said that, “the Federal and Sindh governments are taking constructive steps for promoting local and foreign investment.” Speaking at the 2nd Diplomatic and Foreign Investment Award 2016 ceremony at Governor House earlier yesterday, he said that Pakistan, particularly Sindh province, is very... Read more
Khairpur: 3 SEPCO feeders declared free from load shedding
SEPCO earlier yesterday announced that their three feeders at Khairpur were declared free from load shedding. According to detail, the Federal Secretary Water and Powers Muhammad Younus Dhaga, during a visit to Khairpur last month, announced that three feeders of Khairpur city including Khaki Shah, Ram Puri Darghah and... Read more
Sindh: Over 800 illegally appointed policemen may soon be sacked
More than 800 policemen face dismissal in sindh from service as an inquiry committee has found that they were ‘illegally’ appointed and the former provincial police chief had played a ‘criminal role’ in their appointment, according to officials. An official who was part of the committee formed on the orders... Read more
N. Korea to halt nuclear  tests  only if US stops annual drills with South Korea
“North Korea is quite ready to halt all its nuclear tests if the United States (US) suspends its annual military exercises with South Korea,” the North Korean foreign minister told The Associated Press in an interview in which he also warned that his country won’t be cowed by international... Read more
Drama serial Mor Mahal all set to air today
The most expensive drama serial in the history of Pakistan, ‘Mor Mahal’s’ very first episode will be aired on Geo TV Network  today. This serial reflects a mix of many civilisations with the impressive costumes of that time. This is a non-traditional drama serial which has been discussed on the... Read more
Golovkin destroys Wade to retain crown
World middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin confirmed his status as the most devastating finisher in boxing here Saturday, demolishing American challenger Dominic Wade inside two rounds to score his 22nd consecutive knockout. The 34-year-old Kazakh star, one of the top pound-for-pound fighters in the world, delighted a packed house of... Read more
Sindh govt gives the nod to extension of Rangers special powers
The Sindh government has effectively given the green signal to extend the special powers of Rangers for the next 90 days. According to local news channel “Geo News”,  the Rangers had asked for the extension of powers on April 21 through a letter to the Sindh Home Department as... Read more
Karachi: Mustafa Kamal’s test of strength today
Mustafa Kamal’s  Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) is all set to put on a test of strength at Bagh-e-Jinnah today. Political analysts believe that today’s show will set the tone for Karachi and the rest of province’s politics till the next general elections. However, most critics believe that it will be hard for PSP leader Mustafa... Read more
PTI all set to show muscle on 20th Foundation Day today
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) organizing committee has completed all arrangements to mark the party’s 20th Foundation Day at F-9 Park of Islamabad today (Sunday). PTI Chairman, Imran Khan visited the venue overnight and oversaw the final arrangements. It is anticipated that Imran Khan would announce the future strategy today in... Read more