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...
Maryam Nawaz terms IK “the pioneer” of offshore companies
PTI Chief Imran Khan admitted having an offshore company to buy a flat in London and evade taxes in UK in 1983. IK speaking to reporters at London Heathrow Airport, Imran said that he had established the company to bought his flat from the money he earned while playing County Cricket.... Read more
PNEC-NUST students unveil Pakistan’s first Formula Electric car
National University of Sciences and Technology (PNEC-NUST) five students team has made Pakistan’s first ever Formula Electric Car PNEC-NUST’s team unveiled The car at an event in Karachi. Pakistan one of the six countries to be a part of the Formula SAE Lincoln 2016 competition. Abdul Aleem, Shariq Waqar, Ahsan... Read more
Bilawal lambasts government for adopting anti-peasant policies
The Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari strongly criticised the Nawaz League central as well as Punjab governments for adopting anti-peasant and anti-growers policies and said that,”both Sharif brothers are bent upon for economic murder of the farming community but Pakistan Peoples Party shall never allow them to succeed... Read more
65th death anniversary of Hasrat Mohani observed today
Renowned Urdu poet, journalist, politician, parliamentarian and a fearless freedom fighter of the Indian sub continent, Hasrat Mohani (1875 1951) was remembered on Friday on the occasion of on his 65th death anniversary. His real name was Syed Fazl ul Hasan. He adopted pen name of Hasrat while word... Read more
Karachi: Woman gives birth to quintuplets
In an rare occurrence, a woman in Karachi gave birth to quintuplets at a local hospital in Karachi earlier today. The 32-year-old woman hailing from Balochistan delivered the quintuplets at Darul Sehat Hospital. The two baby boys and three baby girls under observation in incubators, according to the hospital. Three of the... Read more
Udaari: Child abuse drama Udaari gets PEMRA notice for ‘immoral content’
PEMRA has recently issued a notice to Hum TV asking for an explanation of a couple of scenes in the May 8 episode of Udaari. The drama serial, based on child sexual abuse, features the character of a man Imtiaz (Ahsan Khan) with evil intentions for both his orphan niece... Read more
World’s oldest super centurion dies in New York City, aged 116
The world’s oldest living person, 116-year-old, Susannah Mushatt Jones, died earlier yesterday in New York City, a research group said. Jones’s death makes Emma Morano-Martinuzzi, a 116-year-old woman in Italy, the oldest living person, according to the Gerontology Research Group. Jones, who was born in the United States’ Alabama... Read more
Germany: First Muslim woman elected as speaker of state parliament
Germany has elected its first ever Muslim woman as the speaker of their  state parliament. Green Party politician, Muhterem Aras, won the post in Baden-Württemberg from a member of a populist anti-immigration party on Wednesday. Aras was elected as “Landtagspräsident” by 96 local MPs, becoming the first Muslim woman to take... Read more
Mystery illness suffering ‘Solar kids’  disappointed after meeting president
The so-called ‘solar kids’, who have been suffering from a mystery illness, came out of the presidency thoroughly disappointed after a meeting with President Mamnoon Hussain earlier yesterday. The family said that the president met with them for five minutes for a photo-op, and he left after giving the children a... Read more
Ashraf Magsi sent to jail on judicial remand
Quetta : An Accountability Court in Quetta has sent former chairman Balochistan Public Service Commission Ashraf Magsi to jail on judicial remand. Ashraf Magsi will be present in the court again on May 16. Magsi was on four-day remand in National Accountability (NAB) custody till today Friday. The ex-chairman... Read more
Trump tones down anti-Muslim rhetoric
Donald Trump fought off 17 challengers to become the Republican Party’s only remaining presidential candidate, now seems to be backtracking from his remarks about banning Muslims from entering the United States. After a campaign full of controversial statements, he said on Thursday that “it was only a suggestion”. “We have... Read more
CJP adamantly refuses to form Judicial Commission on Panama Leaks
 Chief Justice of Pakistan, Anwer Zaheer Jamali earlier today refused to form a Judicial Commission over Panama Leaks as requested by the government in his letter. In reply to the government letter, the Chief Justice said that the TROs are provided could take so many years to be completed.... Read more
Banned documentary “Among the Believers” wins at New Zealand film fest
A ban on Among the Believers, a documentary on the Lal Masjid network of madarassahs spread all across Pakistan, has prevented the film from getting an audience in the country, nevertheless the film continues to travel to and be feted at film festivals around the world. The documentary just won two... Read more
Powerful earthquake shakes parts of Balochistan
A powerful earthquake hit parts of Balochistan, including Quetta and Chaman earlier today. Sources said the magnitude and epicenter of the earthquake was not known, and no loss of life or property was reported. However, the tremors created panic among the citizens who rushed out of their houses and office... Read more