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...
Solar Impulse II: Solar powered plane lands in sunny Californa
Solar Impulse 2, an experimental plane flying around the world without consuming so much as a single drop of fuel, has landed in California, one destination closer to completing its landmark trip. “The Pacific is done, my friend. I love it, but it’s done,” said a clearly relieved Swiss adventurer Bertrand Piccard,... Read more
PM Nawaz summons cabinet meeting tomorrow
Prime Minister, Mian Nawaz Sharif has summoned a meeting of the Federal Cabinet tomorrow in the federal capital Islamabad . To be presided over by the Prime Minister, the meeting’s agenda is to review political issues, security of the country and matters pertaining to the constitution of a commission... Read more
Well known Kashmiri leader Amanullah Khan passes away
Prominent Kashmiri leader and one of the founding member of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Amanullah Khan died after a prolonged illness in Rawalpindi today. According to Kashmir Media Service, Amanullah Khan breathed his last early this morning at a hospital after fighting a year long battle... Read more
KPK govt flatly denies offering citizenship to WI cricket legend Darren Sammy
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK)  Chief Minister’s Information Adviser, Mushtaq Ghani, issued a formal  denial after reports were circulated on local media that West Indies cricketer Darren Sammy had been offered an honourary Pakistani citizenship by Pervez Khattak. “This power resides with the federal government and the chief minister cannot... Read more
Layyah deadly sweet meats case: Police arrest factory owner, 4 others
Layyah Police earlier today conducted raids and managed to nab  five accused including the factory owner after the death toll from highly toxic sweets in Layyah climbed to 26.  On a tip-off, police raided a Sulfonylurea factory located at Chowk Azam and arrested the owner and four others. The... Read more
Daniel Pearl murder: SHC judge  Naimatullah Phulpoto refuses to hear appeal
Sindh High Court (SHC) judge, Justice Naimatullah Phulpoto has refused to hear appeal of convicts in US journalist Daniel Pearl murder case. Justice Naimatullah has forwarded the matter to Chief Justice SHC for constituting a new bench to hear the appeal, filed by the convicts including Ahmed Omar Shaikh.... Read more
Deputy crown prince wants economic reform plan  to reduce Saudi ‘addiction to oil’
The Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman earlier yesterday unveiled a huge economic overhaul of the oil-dependent kingdom under the Saudi Arabia Vision 2030 programme aimed at weaning the country off its “addiction” to oil in a bid to prepare the next generation of Saudi leaders for the domestic pressures... Read more
Hillary Clinton using private jet owned by multimillionaire playboy
US presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, is alleged to be using a private jet belonging to multimillionaire playboy, Dan Bilzerian, known to host wild parties with scantily-clad women. Eminently known as the ‘King of Instagram’, Bilzerian is known to throw wild parties on board the jet and has posted photos with skimpily... Read more
Gangrene: Indian media claims feared don Dawood Ibrahim’s legs may have to be amputated
India’s most wanted man Dawood Ibrahim is suffering from an advanced case of gangrene, and his legs may even have to be amputated, claims Indian media reports. According to doctors treating the gangster, his gangrene is at a highly advanced stage, and hence there is a great risk of... Read more
Pakistan takes up issue of RAW’s activities with India: Foreign Office
Pakistan earlier today took up with India the issue of arrest of its spy Kulbhushan Yadev and expressed serious concern over RAW’s involvement in subversive activities in Balochistan as well as Karachi. The Foreign Secretary who met his Indian counterpart S. Jaishankar in New Delhi on the sidelines of Heart... Read more
Panama Leaks: PPP’s legal team  trying to uncover PM Nawaz’s corruption
The Pakistan Peoples Party’s ( PPP) legal team has commenced collecting evidence of alleged corruption against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family in the wake of the Panama leaks scandal. The legal team consisting some of the country’s top lawyers has started its homework to prove the premier... Read more
Bollywood’s Kabir Khan in Karachi?
Bollywood director Kabir Khan has arrived in Karachi.  However, the Bajrangi Bhaijaan director isn’t here for a Lollywood project or a collaboration of any sort. Actually he is in Karachi to attend a marketing conference. The Marcon ’16 conference gathers “leaders and marketers in search of new ideas and fresh... Read more
Religious leaders demand Tamgha-i-Imtiaz  for slain Soran Singh
Religious leaders earlier yesterday condemned the killing of KP assembly member Sardar Soran Singh and asked the government to award ‘Tamgha-i-Imtiaz posthumously ’ for the murdered lawmaker. The speakers expressed their resolve to initiate a campaign against terrorism, extremism, sectarian violence and corruption. The religious leaders were speaking at a gathering... Read more
“WOW Karachi could be a gamechanger for the world” festival founder Jude Kelly
“I’m thrilled that WOW Karachi is happening. It was always a dream when the festival started six years ago that one of the places we’d be doing it in would be Pakistan.” said Jude Kelly, founder of the Women of the World (WOW) Festival as she addressed journalists via Skype... Read more