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...
Iran flatly denies Mullah Akhtar Mansour was in the country
Iran earlier today flatly denied reports that the Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour entered Pakistan from the Islamic republic of Iran before being killed in a US drone strike, Iranian state media reported. Pakistani security officials told AFP earlier yesterday that the man killed on Saturday in the southwestern province... Read more
PTI MPAs’ brawl spoils decorum of KPK assembly session
 An ugly scene was witnessed in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly earlier today when two MPAs belonging to Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) started beating each other. According to details, a scuffle broke out between PTI MPAs Javed Nasim and Arbab Jahandad. As the two men thrashed each other in the assembly, chants of... Read more
Karachi:Seashells strewn on the sea shore
Pre-monsoon months are a great time for collectors of seashells in Karachi but, this year, the collectors were in for a surprise as thousands upon untold thousands of seashells, much more than previous years, were strewn along the coast last week. As hundreds of visitors made their way to the beach... Read more
series of explosions rock Syrian govt strongholds: 78 killed so far
A series of rare explosions including suicide bombings rocked coastal government strongholds in Syria earlier today, killing at least 78 people and wounding dozens more, state media and opposition activists said. The militant terror outfit Islamic State (IS) group claimed responsibility for the attacks. The deadly blasts in the normally... Read more
French Open: Tennis Star Aisam-ul-Haq to represent Pakistan
Pakistan tennis star Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi is set to feature in the ongoing French Open. He will partner with Daniel Nestor of the country-above-USA with the duo seeded 14 in the Doubles event of the championship. This will be Qureshi’s 9th appearance in the French Open and 34th in Grand slam events.... Read more
Nowshera: 4 including woman and child dead as brothers clash over petty issue
Four people died earlier yesterday in Nowshera as a petty issue resulted in the deaths of two brothers. The wife and child of one of the brothers was also killed in the conflict. According to details, the conflict took place in Nowshera’s Pabbi Chowk Darba area where a fight among... Read more
Shab-e-Barat observed with due fervor all across the country
 Shab-e-Barat, the night of reverence and divine blessings for  Muslims was observed across the country yesterday night. Faithful offered night-long special prayers, while various gatherings included Mahafil-e-Na’at were also arranged in mosques to mark the holy night and win divine blessings. Ulema and religious scholars in their sermons highlighted the... Read more
PPP blames PTI for horse trading in Kashmir Council elections
Pakistan Peoples Party Senator Saeed Ghani has said that “Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) claims that it was against horse trading but was trying to do the same in elections of Kashmir Council.” In a statement issued in Islamabad by the party secretariat, Saeed Ghani said that to win a seat in... Read more
Transgender activist critically injured after being shot multiple times in Peshawar
Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Trans Action Alliance coordinator has been critically injured after she was shot at least half a dozen times late yesterday night. Alesha was shifted to Lady Reading Hospital in Peshawar in critical condition. However, LRH authorities kept her waiting for over an hour as they couldn’t decide whether to shift her... Read more
iHome: Pakistani, French investors acquire digital property portal  in Iran
Gilles Blanchard and Imran Ali Khan, the chairman and co-founder of Emerging Markets Property Group respectively, announced earlier yesterday that they have jointly acquired Iranian property portal iHome in their personal capacity. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Emerging Markets Property Group is the parent company of real... Read more
Punjab Trust Hospital bypasses KP to open health facility
Peshawar: The Punjab Trust Hospital has bypassed the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government by launching the Nawaz Sharif Kidney Hospital, Swat without signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the latter, according to official sources. They said that an additional secretary health and district health officer of Swat, who also held the... Read more
Successful Bollywood actors are the most boring people on earth insists Naseeruddin Shah
Naseeruddin Shah has an interesting  career in theatre apart from film. The Bollywood super star believes that his fellow actors should follow suit. He says actors must have interests other than their life on the big screen. He said that how its sad that some of the biggest stars cannot speak on topics... Read more
“Uzair Baloch has assets worth millions in Pakistan and abroad” JIT report
Notorious Lyari gang-war leader Uzair Baloch possesses assets in the form of property and bank accounts worth millions in Pakistan, Dubai, Iran and U.A.E, according to signed JIT documents. The JIT documents disclose the fact that Uzair Baloch has a house registered in the name of his brother-in-law worth 1.1... Read more
Its Official:  Saba Qamar’s to debut in Bollywood alongside Irrfan Khan
Manto star Saba Qamar is all set to make her Bollywood debut alongside international actor Irrfan Khan, and the talented duo looks adorable together. Directed by Saket Chaudhary, who has hits such as Pyar Ke Side Effects and Shaadi Ke Side Effects to his credit, Saba’s Bollywood debut film is a... Read more